The Cast

David Riley (Daniel): Off-Broadway credits at 59E59 Theaters, The Duke on 42nd st, The New Ohio Theater and Abrons Arts Center. Resident teacher at Roanoke College. Director and performer at NYFringe 2014. International work at Amsterdam’s OVER HET IJ Festival and DE PARADE. On camera credits with MTV, Disney and multiple regional and national commercials. MFA from New School for Drama. and


Alexandra Gellner (Maddy) is a graduate of The New School for Drama where she received her MFA in Acting. Hailing from Northern California and now based in Brooklyn, she is also a teaching artist and co-founder of New Dance Theatre, a movement-based theatre collective. ADHERENCE marks her second collaboration with Mav Block. and


Max Woertendyke (Charlie): Born and bred in Brooklyn, Max is a graduate of McGill University (where he studied History and English Lit.) and is a graduate of The Juilliard School of Drama.  Aside form being an actor, Max was the recipient of The Jonathan Madrigano Entrepreneurship grant, as well as an award from the Fan Fox & Leslie R. Samuels Foundation for his three-tier film project 18 ACTORS, and is the founder of G44 Productions (the production company behind 18 ACTORS), which is dedicated to developing, producing and promoting original and creative content from the next generation of American film and recording artists.


Lizzy Plimpton (Dr. Sera) is an actress and screenwriter. She is a graduate of Atlantic Theater Company’s Conservatory Program and studied at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. She has appeared in a number of films including 8:46 (Winner Best Ensemble Cast – Downbeach Film Festival, Winner Best Narrative Short– GI Film Festival), K.I.S.S., DATING GAMES and ONE LAST QUESTION. She currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.


Jesse Means (Nurse Nate) began his professional career in the Broadway production of SHOW BOAT. Other theatre credits include Enoch Snow in the Broadway National Tour of CAROUSEL, NoMax in FIVE GUYS NAMES MOE, and most recently as the transgender storyteller, Pearl, in NAKED ARCADE. His film and television credits include both comedies and dramas with supporting and featured roles in the DreamWorks 2008 film GHOST TOWN, the Juan José Jusid directed film, ARGENTINO EN NEW YORK, as well as ABC’s late night show, JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, and daytime drama, ONE LIFE TO LIVE.Adherence_Still_1.1.467