The Ladies Who Bring Chaste Treasure to Life
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
Lady Rosaline Howard
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 for their love and support. Aileen is also a travel agent. Travel: EasyAsABCTravel@yahoo.com
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!
Played by Kristina Coia
Sopressata vermicelli marinara di fagioli, rigatoni Dona Catalina pomodoro carbonara a la prosciutto." Translation: "It's a-me Catalina! As spicy as my lasagna. Part smurf, part hobbit, all woman.
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.
Lady Mairin O'Flaherty
Played by Rachael Swartz
Professor of Theatre at University of Wisconsin-Parkside.
Previous Head of Acting at Emory & Henry College. Acting faculty at Interlochen. Her stage work includes The 39 Steps (Annabella/Pamela/Margaret), Sound of Music (Mother Abbess), and Romeo and Juliet (Nurse). Proud union member: Actors' Equity Association and Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.
Lady Evangeline Condè
Played by Melanie C.H. Barber
Melanie C.H. Barber is a new member to Chaste Treasure. She is an actress, singer and dancer. Her most recent role is NJRF 2018 (Mary Clofford) but also NJRF 2017 (Marietta Machiavelli), she has also been on cast for PARF (2015). She is very excited to be a part of a group with such strong women.
Played by Katie Hauser
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'Aubingy
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 Estefania del Castillar
Played by Anita Clay
Anita Clay hails from Colorado Springs, CO and has a formal music and performance education from American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Manhattan, NY. She is an actor and stunt performer for film and television and enjoys a good row every now and again. She also enjoys the stage and is excited to be a part of Chaste Treasure West!
Played by Taylor Trimble
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.