Makala is a born and raised Phoenician. She has been performing for local audiences for over fifteen years, proudly calling iTheatre part of the family. Her first main show with iTheatre was Paul Zindel’s The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds. Ms. Close was in Bad Friend by Jules Feiffer and is excited to return to the stage in this production. She has worked with the Black Theatre Troup and Space 55 and other local companies. Makala believes the arts play a vital role in education and she hopes to enlighten her students and audiences through theatre.
From the author of Rosemary’s Baby comes an harrowing labyrinth of suspense, entwining fantasy and reality. The story begins in 1973; Susan and her boyfriend, Larry have been enticed to the Brabissant mansion by the Mackeys, a charming, elderly Irish couple who are struck by Susan’s strong resemblance to Veronica, the long-dead daughter of the family for whom they work. Veronica’s room has been untouched by time and has been left exactly as it was in 1935. The mystery deepens as twist after twist unravels the frail threads of reality. Is it 1973 or 1935? Will Susan ever leave Veronica’s room?View Production of Veronica's Room