Brandi Yruegas Dillon
Brandi Yruegas Dillon is a director/writer/actor from the Austin area. She holds both a BA in Spanish and a BFA in Theatre from Texas State University. Directing credits include Al Takes a Bride, A Day in the Death of Joe Egg and Durang/Durang, which garnered the 2009 Ramsey award for Best At-Random Production. Acting credits include Bodas de Sangre, No Exit, Al Takes a Bride, Cut!, and Las Nuevas Tamaleras. She also has several behind-the-scenes credits for various film and stage productions at Texas State University, as well with Chaotic Theatre Company, Austin Shakespeare and Broccoli Studios. She is the co-artistic director and co-founder of UTW
Michael Floyd is a writer/director/actor based in Austin, Texas. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Theatre from Hardin-Simmons University. He has directed and acted at venues across Texas. He recently directed Blood Wedding for the Wondrous Strange Players and Lysistrata for the Chaotic Theatre Company. Other directing credits include A Midsummer Night's Dream, After The Fall, Little Old Ladies in Tennis Shoes, Prometheus Bound and his original play Poetz Corner. He has acted in numerous productions including Salome, Richard III, Hamlet, The Rivers and Ravines, Harvey, The Laramie Project and The Crucible. He has also directed the independent film Ant Hills. Most recently, he wrote and directed UTW's inaugural production, Dahlia. He is the co-artistic director and co-founder of UTW. In his spare time, he enjoys genre films, literature, tarot cards and art. He currently resides in Austin, TX. www.michaelfloyd.weebly.com
Christl Climans is very excited to be a part of the Austin theatre scene! She holds a BA in Theatre Arts from Concordia University, Chicago. She arrived in Austin in 2010 and has since performed acting, stage managing and directing duties at such venues as The Vortex and The City Theatre. She has even performed avant garde theatre in a converted shopping center! This is where she first met and worked with UTW Co-Artistic Director Michael Floyd. She performed in UTW's inaugural production, Dahlia, as Elizabeth Short.
Kris Dillon is a Stage Manager/photographer/designer born and raised in Austin, Texas. She holds a BFA in Theatre Performance and Production from Texas State University. She has worked with various theatre companies in the Austin area including Zachary Scott Theatre, Trouble Puppet Theatre Company, and was the Company Manager for Chaotic Theatre Company until 2012. Some favorite Stage Management experiences include Backyard Story at Texas State, A Midsummer Night's Dream with Chaotic Theatre, The Jungle with Trouble Puppet, and If You Give A Mouse A Cookie at Zach. Kris is excited about working with Untitled Theatre Works and helping to educate and nurture creative minds in Austin.
Christopher Harris has been acting since a young man in kidsActing, high school, and college productions. He was previously directed by Michael Floyd as Quentin, the lead in Arthur Miller’s After The Fall. Other major roles include Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus and King Herod in Oscar Wilde’s Salome. He also co-directed Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, in which he played Cassius. He was seen most recently in UTW's inaugural production, DAHLIA, as well as BETRAYAL with Chaotic Theatre Company.
Jordan Plessala is a recent Austin-ite by way of New Orleans, where she had supporting roles in several Loyola University productions, including Wikewitch in Anton in Show Business. She recently performed in the independent film, Perrine and Emile, where she played the character Alicia. She enjoys french fries, Doctor Who, and Zydeco music, and is an avid wearer of sweaters. Jordan was most recently seen as Katherine in UTW's inaugural production of DAHLIA.
Originally from New York, Robert is a new addition to the great state of Texas. Some of his many roles have included Cassius in Julius Caesar, Fred/Ghost of Christmas Future in A Christmas Carol, and Leon in Neil Simon’s Fools. His television credits include Curb Your Enthusiasm and Law & Order SVU. Also a magician, Robert has performed across the country and has made several television appearances. In addition to such corporate clients as IBM, Monroe Muffler, and Ameriprise, he has performed at Columbia University, Caroline’s on Broadway, and The New York Comedy Club. He was recently seen as Paul in UTW's inaugural production of DAHLIA.