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Kalani Queypo

 
Bio:
Kalani Queypo is a founding member of SAG-AFTRA’s National Native American Committee and serves on the Advisory Council for Native Voices Theater at the Autry. Before moving to Los Angeles, Kalani trained in New York City, and was featured on stages all over the country — the Goodspeed Opera ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Kalani Queypo is a founding member of SAG-AFTRA’s National Native American Committee and serves on the Advisory Council for Native Voices Theater at the Autry. Before moving to Los Angeles, Kalani trained in New York City, and was featured on stages all over the country — the Goodspeed Opera ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Chester, CT (Regional)]
World Premiere, 1999
Townsperson
Mingo Indian
Iroqouis Indian
Continental Army Soldier
  [St. Paul, MN (Regional)]
World Premiere, 1998
Performer

Photos

Kalani Queypo (John Ridge) and Dorea Schmidt (Sarah Bird Northrup/Flora) at the openi Photo

Kalani Queypo (John Ridge) and Dorea Schmidt (Sarah Bird Northrup/Flora) at the opening night for Sovereignty, January 24, 2018, at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Photo by Cameron Whitman.

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01/25/2018
Kalani Queypo (John Ridge) and Joseph Carlson (Andrew Jackson/Ben) Photo

Kalani Queypo (John Ridge) and Joseph Carlson (Andrew Jackson/Ben)

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12/12/2017


Justin Rain and Kalani Queypo

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12/14/2009

 

Stage

Performances
  [Chester, CT (Regional)]
World Premiere, 1999
Townsperson

Mingo Indian

Iroqouis Indian

Continental Army Soldier

  [St. Paul, MN (Regional)]
World Premiere, 1998
Performer

Kalani Queypo Biography

Kalani Queypo is a founding member of SAG-AFTRA’s National Native American Committee and serves on the Advisory Council for Native Voices Theater at the Autry.
Before moving to Los Angeles, Kalani trained in New York City, and was featured on stages all over the country — the Goodspeed Opera House, Trinity Repertory Company, Mark Taper Forum, The Wilma, and The Ordway.
Hollywood has embraced Kalani in the Oscar-nominated, Terrence Malick film, The New World, Steven Spielberg’s Emmy winning Into the West and Slow West (Sundance GRAND JURY PRIZE). Television credits include Mad Men, Nurse Jackie, Bones, Hawaii Five-0, and a critically acclaimed performance as Squanto in Saints & Strangers. Kalani is currently shooting a second season of Jamestown with the producers of Downton Abbey.




Kalani Queypo News

Nic Rouleau, Glenn Stanton & Brandi Porter to Star in MISSING PEACE Reading at Rhineb Photo Nic Rouleau, Glenn Stanton & Brandi Porter to Star in MISSING PEACE Reading at Rhinebeck Writers Retreat
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat is presenting a reading of MISSING PEACE, a contemporary Native musical by Kalani Queypo and Kyle Puccia. The reading is directed by Devanand Janki (Little Girl Blue-The Nina Simone Musical) and music-directed by Yan Li.

JMF Writers Grove at Goodspeed Announces 30 Participants Photo JMF Writers Grove at Goodspeed Announces 30 Participants
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 20, 2022

Now celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Grove at Goodspeed Musicals will return to the Goodspeed campus January 31 - February 27, 2022 after being virtual in 2021.

Courtney Bassett, Stephen Bogardus, Sommer Carbuccia & More Join 33rd Annual  FESTIVA Photo Courtney Bassett, Stephen Bogardus, Sommer Carbuccia & More Join 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2021

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced this year’s casting for the performances of Little Duende, Māyā, Private Gomer Jones, and TL;DR featured in the 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS. This year’s festival will be held on Thursday, October 21 and Friday, October 22, 2021 and will be presented as a digital and in-person hybrid.

Judy Kuhn, Zachary Noah Piser & More to be Featured in NAMT's 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF Photo Judy Kuhn, Zachary Noah Piser & More to be Featured in NAMT's 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2021

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced this year’s casting for the performances of AZUL, Fanny & Stella, Missing Peace and Senior Class featured in the 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS (remaining casting to be announced).

Directors and Music Directors Announced For the 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS Photo Directors and Music Directors Announced For the 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 19, 2021

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced this year’s directors and music directors for the 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which will be held on Thursday, October 21 and Friday, October 22, 2021.

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Lineup for 33rd   Annual FESTIVAL OF  Photo National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Lineup for 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2021

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the line-up of new musicals for their 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS on Thursday October 20 and Friday, October 21, 2021. This year, NAMT ‘s Festival of New Musicals will be presented as a unique digital and in-person hybrid, allowing wider accessibility for attendees.

20 Writers and New Works Announced For 2021 Johnny Mercer Writers Grove at Goodspeed Photo 20 Writers and New Works Announced For 2021 Johnny Mercer Writers Grove at Goodspeed
by Stephi Wild - Apr 9, 2021

This year's Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Grove at Goodspeed Musicals is going virtual! In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 20 established and emerging composers, lyricists and librettists representing 11 new musicals will gather in a unique virtual space April 18 – May 1, 2021.

18th Street Arts Center Presents Audio Play THE SECRET HISTORY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Photo 18th Street Arts Center Presents Audio Play THE SECRET HISTORY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 18, 2021

Join 18th Street Arts Center artist in residence Susan Suntree for an online launch party of Suntree's Sacred Sites Audio Theater Project on March 6, 2021.

The CW Network Sets Premiere Dates for New Season Photo The CW Network Sets Premiere Dates for New Season
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 29, 2020

The CW Network has revealed premiere dates for its new season primetime schedule beginning in January 2021, it was announced today by Mark Pedowitz, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The CW Network.

Next NEW VOICES Concert Features Kyle Puccia And Kalani Queypo Photo Next NEW VOICES Concert Features Kyle Puccia And Kalani Queypo
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2020

Allen and Gray's digital New Voices Concert series comes back to their Facebook page this Monday (September 28th) and will feature the writers of the new musical, Missing Peace, Kalani Queypo and Kyle Puccia.

Kalani Queypo Videos

VIDEO: Kyle Puccia and Kalani Queypo Join Goodspeed's In The (Home) Office VideoVIDEO: Kyle Puccia and Kalani Queypo Join Goodspeed's In The (Home) Office
by Stage Tube - Jun 26, 2020

Goodspeed will stream In The (Home) Office: Kyle Puccia & Kalani Queypo, The live broadcast will begin on Thursday, July 2 at 7pm.

VIDEO: Take a First Look at SOVEREIGNTY at Arena Stage VideoVIDEO: Take a First Look at SOVEREIGNTY at Arena Stage
by Leah Windahl - Jan 15, 2018

The World-Premiere of Mary Kathryn Nagle's SOVEREIGNTY is currently playing at Arena Stage as part of the Women's Voices Theater Festival. The play, which features flashbacks spanning to the 1830s, follows a modern-day Native American woman, trying to use her powers as a lawyer to restore rights to the Cherokee Nation. SOVEREIGNTY opened January 12th and runs through February 18th.