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The Ladies Who Bring Chaste Treasure to Life
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Lady Morgan Sommers
Melissa L. E. Baker is an actress, vocalist, occasional stage combatant, and writer. She began Chaste Treasure in 2013 at the NJ Ren Faire, and now continues to perform and manage the group and their extensive touring schedule. While adventure calls her to all corners of the globe, she makes a home in Philadelphia with her Pirate husband, dog Ozy, and cat Isis. She is grateful to the continued dedication of every member of the team - these ladies are the most loyal, dedicated, strong and fierce
Played by Aileen Goldberg Aileen, a member of Actors' Equity Association, is proud to have been with Chaste Treasure since its inception. Recent credits include: How to Succeed, Sweeney Todd, Wizard of Oz, and Beauty & the Beast. A veteran of both PARF and NJRF, Aileen thanks her family, friends, and especially her husband and dog, Lucky, for their love and support.
Played by Jasmine L. Kyle Jasmine has been singing since childhood & expanded into Acting in 2013 with the NJRF. Shes been with Chaste Treasure since it’s 2nd year, and loves sharing her additional talents with the group such as crafting our infamous Tip Boxes. When not out adventuring to for off lands, she plays the role of mommy at home to her 2 beautiful children.
Lady Katherine Townsend
Played by Emily Cheney Emily is tickled pink to be part of Chaste Treasure! She is a member of Actor's Equity Association and works mainly in and around Philadelphia on stage and screen. Recent projects include commercials for The Adventure Aquarium and Visit NJ, caroling with the Yuletide Singers, and appearing with Storybook Musical Theatre & Tudor Theatrical Productions. A Rowan University grad, she is very much looking forward to this new adventure with these awesome ladies
Lady Arabella Proudmore
Played by Ami Reader Actor, singer, and stage combatant; Ami has been performing since childhood. She has been involved in many different choirs including show, honors, and state choirs as well as plays such as ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ as Charlie and ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ as Abby. Her debut in outdoor theater began in 2014 with the NJRF and she is excited to join the lovely ladies of Chaste Treasure.
Played by Ariel de Ment Ariel is a stage and screen actor who hails from New York City, now relocated to Los Angeles. Former ballet dancer turned singer/fighter, she is not afraid to get dirty on the stage. Especially if she gets to kick someone in the face! After several years of working with Chaste Treasure on the East Coast, she is very excited to be beginning the expansion of Chaste Treasure on the West Coast. They won't see us coming!
Fraulein Elsa Von Burg
Played by Ella Nora Ella Nora is ecstatic to join her favorite ladies & represent her ancestral homeland. A Philly based actress, she travels coast to coast performing. Favorite stage roles: Norma-Hands on a Hardbody, Madame de la Grand Bouche-Beauty & the Beast, Mama Morton-Chicago, Baruska-Once. When not performing, she can be found exposing young minds to the joy of science at the Delaware Museum of Natural History. Proud Alumna of Westminster Choir College. www.EllaNoraActress.com
Played by Melanie Barber Melanie loves performing with the ladies of Chaste Treasure. Melanie appeared on cast at both the New Jersey Renaissance Faire and Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire. Melanie was off pursuing new and exciting performance opportunities across the country alongside her supportive husband, and she's excited to be back causing shenanigans.
Lady Mairin O'Flaherty
Played by Rachael Swartz Rachael's recent Regional performance credits include: The 39 Steps (Annabella/Pamela/Margaret), The Sound of Music (Mother Abbess), & Romeo & Juliet (Nurse). Recent on-camera credits include work on the Travel Channel, ID, Oxygen, & TV One. She is a proud member of both Actors' Equity Association and Stage Directors & Choreographers Society.
Played by Katie Hauser I'm Agnes!!
Lady Isabel Folderoy
Played by Jackie DiFerdinando Jackie's a graduate of Temple University's Acting Concentration & is attending Drexel University for her MS in Arts Administration. She's appeared in films, TV shows, & web series and on local stages. Recent credits include Olympus on my Mind with De Novo Theatre Company, Rocky Horror Picture Show with Brainspunk Theatre, & Farragut North at Stagecrafters. Jackie's performed at the NJ Ren Faire. She's obsessed with puppies, especially her own, Joey! Puppies!!!!
Lady Julie D'Aubigny
Played by Krystal Bly A graduate of The New England Conservatory of Music, Krystal Bly has been performing professionally on stage and screen since the age of 4. She can be seen next in Ragtime with Slow Burn Theater Company, in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and was recently nominated for Best Actress in a Musical (Professional) for her work at Greenbrier Valley Theater the State Professional Theater of West Virginia as Madam Pavlenko in A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine
Lady Gwendolyn Thorne
Played by Elena Maria Cope Elena is a professional dancer, singer, & actor with a BFA in Musical Theatre & Dance Minor from Western Carolina University. She sang for 2 seasons on the music track at PARF where she was also dance captain. Recent credits: Dance Captain for Mamma Mia, Mary Poppins, & Ensemble in Evita. Gwendolyn is most well known at OKRF for her renaissance rapping, bird impressions, & love of all things fuzzy & blue! www.elenacope.wixsite.com/elena
Lady Katya Liukin
Played by Emily Rouch Emily Rouch is an actor, musician, stage combat instructor/choreographer, & professional pirate. She is also a longtime company member of The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told, an improvisational pirate musical, the musical groups The Crimson Pirates and Roving Blades, and she occasionally plays 90s grunge music on concertina. She is delighted to be a part of Chaste Treasure and have the opportunity to meet all of you.
Lady Margaret Beaumont
Played by Maddie Wright
Lady Enid St. Claire
Played by Kaitlin Terry Kaitlin is beyond thrilled to join the beautiful ladies of Chaste Treasure. You may remember Kaitlin as our original pub crawl beer wench from the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire. She's loved singing in choirs, musicals, & even a rock & roll band, and she can't wait to get back on the stage. When not singing, she is spending time with her husband and two puppies.
Played by Taylor Trimble
Played by Rebecca Timmons Rebecca is not a stranger to renaissance festivals, having performed & vended at numerous faires across the country. A trained opera singer and musical theatre actress, Rebecca is thrilled to bring her talents to Chaste Treasure.
Lady Fiona Appledore
Played by Emily Floyd Emily's been performing at renaissance faires up and down the east coast as a singer and stage combatant for over a decade, most notably as Maid Marian at the New York Renaissance Faire. A graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, Emily has performed in off-broadway and improv comedy shows around NYC. Emily is thrilled to join the ladies of Chaste Treasure! When not singing sultry tunes, she literally makes Magic as a professional Wizard of the Coast.
Played by Hanna Blazer