Betsy is the co-creator and producer of Accomplice. In 2004, she and her brother Tom conceived of the Accomplice concept after being on a walking tour of the Lower East Side. As a child, Betsy loved scavenger hunts and knew that the mystery of surprise and intrigue, often lost in adulthood, was a great concept to build on for entertainment. Betsy is eternally grateful for the talented improvisational actors and hard-working crew that have made Accomplice a reality.
John Cannatella is a veteran of stage, screen, and television, enacting the roles of Aaron Burr and Ivan The Terrible for The History Channel. He is an actor, director, and playwright in residence at The Westchester Collaborative Theatre and The Woodstock Fringe Playwrights Unit. He has been a member of the Accomplice family from the beginning, enjoying the camaraderie, respect, and affection shared by the cast and production team alike.
Ian Federgreen currently performs in the off-Broadway comedy Truffles. Stage credits range from Shakespeare and Feydeau to Neil Simon and Chris Durang. Favorite roles include Lenny in Rumors, Charlie in The Foreigner, Buddy in City of Angels, Allan in Play It Again, Sam, and Crumpet the Elf in David Sedaris’ one-man show The Santaland Diaries. Also a comedian and improviser, Ian made his TV debut on AMC’s Date Night. www.ianfedergreen.com.
Brian received his BFA in Theatre from Virginia Commonwealth University. He has been working as a professional improvisor for the last 6 years. He also tours the East Coast performing two one-person shows. He is very excited to work with Accomplice and hopes to create characters leading to joy and laughter for all.
Katharine Nedder is an NYC based actress and NYU Tisch graduate. She has been performing for fifteen years across the US. Most recent credits include Dennie in The Killer (Egg and Spoon Coll.), Rosalind in As You Like It (Ozark Actors Theater), and Cinderella in Upcycled Cinderella (Bright Star Touring Theatre). She is a co-founder/board member of the Something From aBroad theater company in residence at the Kraine and can be found teaching preschool when she is not acting.
Winnie Stack is a comedian, actress and writer from Los Angeles. She moved to New York a few months ago and has been stuck on the L train ever since. She studied theatre at Pitzer College and the British American Dramatic Academy, and is a student of the Groundlings and Upright Citizens Brigade. You can catch her doing improv at The Pit with her team “Rugs,” and can follow her comedy instagram at Winniestack2.0!
Jacklyn Collier grew up in coal region of Pennsylvania dreaming of big city life so she is thrilled to be a part of Accomplice the Show where she gets to combine two of her greatest loves: theater and New York City. Jacklyn has appeared off-Broadway in Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man, Awesome 80s Prom, and My Big Gay Italian Wedding. She’s gotten murdered in several Discovery ID shows and married on HBO’s The Deuce. Upcoming films include Love, Fall & Order for Hallmark Channel and Blood Conscious (definitely not for Hallmark Channel). Jacklyn is a co-host of Hallmark Channels’ The Bubbly Sesh Podcast and is the founder of a personalized board game company called Bundle with her sister. (Yes it is all fun and games and no, not going to get a regular job someday.) IG @jacklyncollier
DAN is an actor, writer, and comedian originally from Springfield, MA. With his company Wet Paint Theatre, Dan has written, produced, and appeared in 2 original parody musicals. Recently, Dan has played classical roles such as Ariel in The Tempest and Malcolm in an adaption of Macbeth, as well as more contemporary roles such as Robert F. Kennedy in RFK with Face to Face Films, and Booker in Douglas Carter Beane’s Revival of Babes in Arms. Dan is a graduate of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and was a member of their 2019-2020 Acting Company. He has been with Accomplice since February of 2022 and couldn’t be more thrilled to be your guide through New York! Hope to see you out there! Instagram @itsdankelly, www.itsdankelly.com
Sydney is an actor, drag performer, dancer, and singer from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in Theatre in 2019. A recent transplant to NYC, she has enjoyed working on short films, music videos, drag shows, and more since her move to the big city. “Accomplice” is one of Sydney’s first and favorite projects in NYC, and she hopes you get to experience all the magic it has to offer! Instagram @sydneyelliot20
Elise is a native of Des Moines, Iowa and is an Actor, Improviser, & Teacher based in Astoria, Queens. She got her BFA Musical Theatre LIU Post. Elise is a Professional Improviser and is a resident Actor/Company member of Theatre Nerds Murder Mysteries (theatrenerds.com) She also performs Musical Improv and Short-form Improv with 8 is Never Enough Improv Comedy at the Broadway Comedy Club. She can be seen making up musicals on the spot at The Magnet Theatre and performs Musical Improv, Hip Hop Improv, & Long-Form/Short Form Improv in multiple Comedy Clubs around the city. When not performing, Elise can be seen taking day trips with her fiancé David and cuddling with, but also trying not to be scratched, by her kitten @milkafromastoria. Check her website eliseramaekers.com for more updates. Instagram @elise_ramaekers.
Al Ro is Manhattan-based actor, singer, comedian and host from Wichita, Kansas. You can catch him on stages all over the city, from the Broadway Comedy Club to Carnegie Hall. He is the resident host for the hit cabaret series Drunk Musicals and he produces the Loose Change Comedy Show which raises money for charities in Washington Heights. Al love all things puzzles and is thrilled to be a part of Accomplice, the coolest show in NYC! Thanks go to Betsy and his fellow cast mates for keeping him somewhat sane. Follow @alrocomedy for upcoming performances!