Marina McClure (director) creates highly visual live performances that confront injustice and advocate for universal compassion. She has directed theater, opera and parades for Handspring Puppet Company, American Conservatory Theater, Northern Stage, REDCAT, The Kennedy Center, The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, and in found spaces and theaters in Los Angeles, New York, Washington DC, New England, and South Africa. She was a 2012 Fulbright Finalist and her awards include a General-Campbell Fellowship, FAR Space Artist Residency, and the Gurdin Directing Award. MFA: CalArts, BA: Dartmouth.

Drew Foster (scenic) is a stage and costume designer for theatre, spectacle, and immersive entertainment. He is a practicing figurative painter. Trained as a designer, an actor, and a dancer at Willamette University, Drew diversified his education with studies in studio art and art history, as well as reading avant-garde theatre and modern art history, at Roehampton University, London. Now based in Los Angeles, Drew started his career in the Pacific Northwest as an associate designer for Michael Curry Design as well as numerous collaborations with companies such as Artists Repertory Theatre, Teatro Milagro, Hand2Mouth Theatre, and Portland Actors Conservatory. Drew’s theatre design has been showcased at CalArts, REDCAT, and the Prague Quadrennial of Design. An alumnus of CalArts specializing in scenography – Drew holds an MFA in scenic design (under the mentorship of Chris Barreca) and in costume design (under Ellen McCartney’s leadership). Drew is the recipient of the 2012 Beutner Family Award for Excellence in the Arts. Currently, Drew is on staff as a designer at ThinkWell Group.

Kate Fry (costumes) Born at the intersection of Scandinavian style and New York chutzpah, Kate has a great passion for finding the eccentricities of every character. She was recently selected to participate in the Great Plains Theatre Conference as a "top emerging designer" and was part of a juried CalArts initiative with Walt Disney Imagineers. After graduating from California Institute of the Arts with an MFA in theater design, she served as the Assistant Costume Designer on A Dancer’s Dream, a Doug Fitch production with the NY Philharmonic, which screened internationally in movie theaters, and recently worked on Invisible Cities, the world’s first wireless opera, staged in the Los Angeles landmark Union Station. Kate’s designs for theater and dance have been shown at The Women's Project, REDCAT, the Prototype Festival, Highways, the American Place Theatre and internationally at the Prague QuadrennialHer film work includes Miracle Maker and Pearl Was Here in addition to working on numerous films and the Broadway premiere of The Book of Mormon for designer Ann Roth. She has also served as costume assistant to Scott Pask and as an apprentice at the Danish Royal Theater in Copenhagen.

Simon Harding (video) is an award-winning set and video designer for live performance, interested in modalities of performance that create a living space between objects and the body. He was a co-founder and the resident designer for SaBooge Theatre, designing all of their productions including the critically acclaimed shows Hatched, Fathom, and Every Day Above Ground. Recent: Tyson vs. Ali (Reid Farrington at 3LD), the.humanest (Incubator Arts Project), Measure Back (dir. Christopher McElroen).

Erin O'Donnell (mask) is a California-based interdisciplinary artist working as a Scenic Painter, Art Director, Props Master and Fabricator for theatre, film and television. She has designed for 3D-Theatricals (Shrek National Tour), The Discovery Channel, NBC, CBS, Bravo, Cornerstone Theater Company, BAM Next Wave (Allison Saar / Garth Fagan), Rabbit Bandini Productions, XBOX, and others. Yet Erin’s truest love is puppetry. Her puppet work incorporates live music and movement, and she specializes in handcrafted objects meant for live performance and manipulation. She recently built puppets for and performed in Janie Geiser and Erik Ehn’s Clouded Sulphur.


Jacob Loeb (Roelle) is an actor and musician born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. In spring 2013, Loeb completed production on James Franco's much-anticipated independent drama, Bukowski, in which Loeb portrays legendary American poet Charles Bukowski as a teenager struggling with an abusive father, disfiguring acne, alcoholism and his first attempts at writing. The film, directed by Franco, stars Loeb opposite Tim Blake Nelson and Alex Kingston. Loeb resides in Los Angeles.

Megan Rippey (Olga) is an actor, performance artist and experimental filmmaker originally from Baltimore, MD. Recent work includes Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel (Paul Sand / Santa Monica Pier), Prometheus Bound (Getty Villa), Play (Dara Friedman / The Hammer Museum), Tales of a Fourth Grade Lesbo at (Pasadena Playhouse) and Sneaky Nietzche (Sheila Vand / LACMA. Film credits include Anatomy of Melancholy (dir. Rasika Ruwanpathirana), LAPSE (dir. Chris Wiezorek), and Witch’s Brew (dir. Chris LaMartina). Megan recently participated in a developmental reading under the direction of Paul Sand and opposite John C. Reilly. Her first solo show Femme 6: An Identity debuted at Highways Performance Space. MFA: CalArts.

Amanda Washko (Clementine, Choreography)