CUPS 2020-2021 EXECUTIVE BOARD
Meet the new and returning faces of CUPS' 2020-21 Executive Board!
Brett Iarrobino is a senior at Clark, double majoring in Theatre Arts and English, with minors in Education and Screen Studies, and is currently in his third full year on the Executive Board and second year as President. Brett first joined CUPS onstage as an actor in the 5th biennial New Play Festival before joining the Executive Board as a producer. He has had a role in producing numerous mainstage productions with CUPS and has served as an adjunct, treasurer, and co-president in years prior. In his spare time, Brett enjoys writing creatively for the stage and currently teaches/directs theatre for Worcester Technical High School.
Dylan Parra is a junior at Clark entering his second year on E-Board. He is currently serving as Vice President and previously served as Secretary during the 2019-2020 academic year. Outside of the board, Dylan performed in Rumors by Neil Simon (Spring 2019), and the 6th biennial New Play Festival (Fall 2019). He was also involved in a variety of shows in the Spring of 2020 before CUPS and the V&PA Dept. were brought to an unexpected standstill due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dylan studies Media, Culture, and Arts, with minors in Political Science and Theatre Arts. Outside of theatre, Dylan enjoys writing and playing music, watching movies, and engaging in political campaign work.
Alex Sklarz is a junior at Clark majoring in Political Science and is currently serving as the Secretary for the Clark University Players Society. He is incredibly passionate about theater and has spent many years acting, singing, dancing, writing, and improvising for the stage. His experience with CUPS began last semester as an actor in the annual Play-in-a-Day Festival, and later in the role of Ernie in Rumors. Alex is incredibly excited to work as part of the CUPS team and to explore ways that theater can be created both on and offstage.
Casey Bowers is a senior at Clark and is entering her third year as a member of the CUPS Executive Board, serving as Treasurer, and having previously acted as Events Chair. Casey has had the opportunity to perform in multiple CUPS productions, including Antigone (Fall 2018), Six Characters in Search of an Author (Spring 2018), and the 6th biennial New Play Festival (Fall 2019). When not with CUPS, Casey studies English and Community Youth and Education Studies. She is an Orientation Coordinator, plays on the Ultimate Frisbee Team, and an acting member of the Student Activities Board and Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding Club.
ANNA-LI ST. MARTIN
Anna-Li St. Martin is a junior at Clark double majoring in History and Studio Arts, and is currently serving as a Publicity Chair of Clark University Players Society. She first joined CUPS during her freshman year as an Assistant Scenic Designer for Antigone, then became the Scenic Designer for Spring 2019’s production of Rumors by Neil Simon. Last fall, for the 6th biennial Playfest, she scenic designed for both The List by Riley Sternhagen and Poor Connection written by our very own CUPS President, Brett Iarrobino. Aside from being a part of CUPS, Anna-Li enjoys going on adventures with friends and graphic designing.
Dominique Gnagne is a sophomore at Clark, double majoring in Psychology and Media, Culture, and the Arts. She currently serves as Publicity Co-Chair. She first began working with CUPS since being apart of the cast for the spring 2020 production of The School for Lies by David Ives. On campus, she is apart of The Peapod Squad, one of Clark’s improv groups, and volunteers with Main IDEA Youth & Arts! Outside of Clark and CUPS, Dominique enjoys playing the guitar and trying to crack jokes every now and then.
Mollie McDonald is a sophomore at Clark planning to double major in Theatre Arts and US History and is currently serving as the Events Chair for the Clark University Players Society. She first joined CUPS first semester of her freshman year during the 6th biennial New Play Festival as an actor in Nothing out of the Extra Ordinary by Maria Connors. She was also the costume designer for what would have been the spring mainstage production of the School for Lies by David Ives. Outside of CUPS, Mollie works at a daycare in her hometown and enjoys sewing and activism.
Community Outreach Chair
Will McKeon is a junior at Clark University serving as the Community Outreach Chair and double majoring in English and Community, Youth and Education Studies. He has been working with CUPS since the Fall of 2018 as an actor in Antigone and has also acted in the spring 2019 show Rumors. This is Will’s first semester with the CUPS Executive Board, currently serving as the club’s Events Chair. In his spare time, Will plays drums and has also taken up guitar and bass guitar. He has also started writing short stories and plans to write some short plays as well. Will is excited to work with CUPS and is eager to do his part for CUPS and the Clark community as a whole.