JEFF GILBANK (Wilhelm Grimm) received his BFA in Theatre at CSU Long Beach in California, where he was involved in the short film Billy in Motion and participated in the Hollywood Fringe Theater Festival. Most recently, Jeff has starred in the new work Those Lurking Moments, and has been involved in A Sketch of New York, 3 Voices Theater and Campy Cabaret productions. Jeff is thankful to the cast and crew of White Rabbit Tales and gives a loud shout-out to his family and loved ones.
SAMANTHA LEVITT (Stepmother/Sofia/Red's Mama) is thrilled to be a part of this project. Recent theatre credits include The Waitress (Dark Woman), The Riant Theatre; War of the Worlds (Ensemble), The Times Square Art Center; Call It Clover (Sandy), Ars Nova; The Darfur Compromised (Judy), The Cherry Lane; Las Meninas (Queen Marie-Teresa), The Irondale Center. Film: Have You Seen Pantopon Rose?, ISCP; Penguin: Bird of Prey, No Man's Land Ent. Samantha is a graduate of the two-year Meisner program with Terry Knickerbocker at The William Esper Studio. BFA NYU Tisch School of the Arts. She currently serves at the Literary Manager at New Brooklyn Theatre. www.samanthalevitt.org.
VANESSA SCHANEN (Shoemaker’s Wife/Granny) began her theatrical training in 2001 in Southern California and made the move to the east coast in in 2009. After a few years of working in the restaurant /hospitality industry, she made the decision to go back to the basics and studied at Atlantic Theater. She has since moved on from the restaurant industry and is pursuing acting full time. She had so much fun being a part of White Rabbit Sexcapades, playing the role of Laura in First Date, and is so pleased to be a part of White Rabbit Tales!