Rent - December 14 - December 16, 2023

The Beacon School


  • Bela Kirjak head shot

    Bela Kirjak

    as Restaurant Man

    Junior, has previously worked on set and been in the pit for Alice by Heart as well as costumed for School Girls. This is the first BDAT production they have performed on stage. Outside of Beacon they play various instruments and perform outside of Beacon. Their favorite part of NYC is any maybe suspicious back alleyway or empty street.

  • Asher Cohen head shot

    Asher Cohen

    as Paul

    Junior, is so grateful to be performing in his third BDAT production. Past BDAT credits include Andrew in Twelfth Night And The Mad Hatter in Alice By Heart. He is also a part of the Theater For The New City theater company, performs stand-up comedy with Kidsn’Comedy, and is on the compost committee of his community garden. His favorite part of NYC is Brooklyn.

  • Milo Sweet head shot

    Milo Sweet

    as Gordon

    Junior, is honored to make his B'DAT musical debut. Having been in BDAT for the past three years, he made his first appearance as a transition act during Eve of in January. He was in the Brooklyn Youth Chorus for seven years, in various programs, and is a self taught writer and guitarist. His favorite thing about NYC is all the opportunities for adventure with his friends.

  • Luca Fortuna head shot

    Luca Fortuna

    as Mr. Grey

    Sophomore, is excited to make his B’DAT debut in Rent. Previous credits include Gomez Addams in The Addams Family, Henry Ford in Ragtime and Charlie Cowell in The Music Man. Luca’s favorite thing about New York City is the limitless opportunities—there’s an organization, club, camp or program that allows anybody to live their dreams.

  • Carolyn White head shot

    Carolyn White

    as Pastor

    Junior, is excited to perform in her third B’DAT production! Prior credits include an Illyrian citizen in Twelfth Night and a nurse in Alice By Heart. This is her first year in Advanced Theater Arts, as a TA for a freshman rotation class, and participating in Shakespeare gym. What Carolyn loves most about NYC is its walkability, convenience, and many bagels.

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