Meet The Company

David Gasperetti (Artistic Director)

David is the fearless leader of Ghost Light Theatre Group, though he’s afraid of heights. David has directed in both the US and UK. His most recent directing endeavor, Swing By Around 8, received 4 -star reviews in London. Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he obtained his BA in Theatre from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and has worked at The Milwaukee Repertory Theatre. David is currently in his final year studies at East 15 Acting School for an MFA in Theatre Directing. He frequently burns the midnight oil working on his shows, but late nights on Sundays are reserved for watching his favorite team, the Green Bay Packers.

Federico Moro (Plays the role of Trent)

Federico is an Italian-born actor who trained, and works, in London. His most recent role is the one of Michael in the UK première of My Son’s Husband. He’s passionate about music, dance, and quantum physics, although for the latter he admittedly doesn’t always know what he’s talking about. He also occasionally writes stuff: his first play, The First Generation, was selected and staged at the 2015 Debut Festival, in Loughton. He has an extensive background in sports of all kinds and is a qualified Personal Trainer.

Tino Orsini (Plays the role of Frank)

Tino has trained at The Stella Adler Conservatory in Los Angeles and Drama Studio London. He has starred in Hollywood Films such as "The Making of...And God Spoke" (1993) and has appeared in a number of critically-acclaimed plays, most recently 'Under the Blue Sky' by David Eldridge. He is honing his craft on stage and a variety of mediums including web series, shorts, commercials, directing, and hosts the award-nominated podcast "The Tino Orsini Show" on iTunes. He enjoys reading, travel, fitness, music, yoga, singing, and photography. You can catch him in the upcoming Independent Feature Film 'Mona' directed by Anthony Abuah.

Virginia Byron (Plays the role of May)

Since graduating from Mountview, Virginia has enjoyed a varied career playing everything from the gabbling mouth "Not I" by Samuel Beckett to Janet in The Rocky Horror Show. A voice artist as well as an actor, she recently played Virette in two, hour-long radio dramas for BBC Dr Who Online Adventures, which raised over £250,000 for Children in Need. She is delighted to team up again with Tino Orsini after their HSBC advert adventures which involved many wigs and prosthetics. When not acting, she teaches doctors how to improve their bedside manner and takes long walks with her two Italian greyhounds.

 

Ivan Comisso (Plays the role of Liam) ​


Daniela Atiencia (Assistant Director)

She’s proud to be born and raised in the beautiful city of Bogota-Colombia. Having dual citizenship she moved to Vancouver-Canada when she was 19 and trained as an actor at the School for Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University where she completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts. In her final year she took a course that would change her life forever: Directing. Now currently studying her Masters in this field at East 15 Acting School and delighting herself in the exquisiteness that is London.

Michael Dalberg (Playwright)

Michael is a graduate from the University of Wisconsin—Parkside, where several independent readings of his original works have taken place. His play, Family Values, has also been seen as a staged reading with Nova Theatre Company. As an actor, Michael has worked with many companies in the United States of America, primarily in the Midwest. When not writing or performing, Michael can be found playing billiards, laughing too loud with friends, and staring confusedly at stoplights due to his colorblindness. 

Tim Roberts (Musical Composer)

From a young age, Tim has performed in various venues and in a range of countries. From the Berkshire Boys' Choir and Croydon Youth Orchestra, he proceeded to read Music at University of Wolverhampton. Tim is currently a secondary school Music teacher, and still composes for his peers and students. His most prominent works are: "Rhythm in its Prime" (2012); "String Quartet No.1" (2013), and settings of poems from A.E. Housman's "A Shropshire Lad" (2014). He is now setting the popular poem "Jabberwocky" to music for a young people's experimental music ensemble. His other hobbies include: badminton, running, cooking, reading and board games.

 

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