LAUREN KEATING - DIRECTOR
Lauren Keating is a director of new and classic theatrical work, narrative film, and pop-up/site-specific events. She is a Mellon Foundation/TCG Leadership University Fellow and the Associate Producer at The Guthrie Theater. Keating’s directing/adapting work includes LULU, Comedie of Errors, Hamlet, Vanya, Measure for Measure and more. She has directed Off-Broadway, around NYC and regionally. She is Drama League alumni, Lincoln Center Directors Lab member, former Time Warner Foundation fellow and a proud NYU/Tisch alumni.
FAVORITE MEAL: Popcorn and diet coke for dinner. Chocolate and wine for dessert.
RACHEL KAUDER NALEBUFF - WRITER
Rachel is a playwright. She is the creator of The New York Times bestseller My Little Red Book and co-editor of The Feminist Utopia Project (Feminist Press, 2015) with Alexandra Brodsky. She is currently working on her MFA in playwriting at Brooklyn College.
FAVORITE MEAL: Trader Joe's sardines are kind of perfect.
IRENE SOFIA LUCIO - LILY
Irene Sofia Lucio's recent credits include Broadway: Wit; Off Broadway: King Liz (Second Stage), Love and Information (NYTW), We Play for the Gods (Women's Project), Estrella Cruz: the Junkyard Queen (Ars Nova). Regional: Bad Jews (Studio Theater), Pygmalion (Cal Shakes), Romeo and Juliet, Master Builder (Yale Rep), After the Revolution, Golden Gate (Williamstown), Amadeus, Macbeth (Chautauqua). TV/Film: Gossip Girl, Stranded in Paradise (Hallmark Channel), Casi Casi (HBO Latino). She produces her own webseries call BUTS: www.butswebseries.com MFA: Yale. BA: Princeton University. Proud member of the Actor's Center.
FAVORITE MEAL: All the snacks.
AMY KIM WASCHKE - BETH
Amy Kim Waschke is an actor at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival playing Huong in Vietgone by Qui Nguyen and Hermione in The Winter’s Tale. She was the titular character in Mary Zimmerman’s production of The White Snake and toured the show across the country and to China. Other theater credits include Water by the Spoonful, Studio Theater; Fabuloso, Merrimack Repertory Theatre; Somebody/Nobody, Arizona Theatre Company; Tamburlaine and Edward II, Shakespeare Theatre; Cecelia’s Last Tea Party, Passage Theatre; and Electra, Hangar Theatre. Film and TV credits include Eighteen Seconds with Black Milk Production and Law & Order SVU.
FAVORITE MEAL: Pork Buns from Momofuku or Black Garlic Ramen from Hide-Chan.
ERIC CLEM - BRIAN
ERIC CLEM's recent credits include The Elephant Man (Broadway and West End), All in the Timing (Primary Stages), Just Right Just Now (Lesser America), The Way We Get By (American Theater Group), The Who and the What (Gulfshore Playhouse), Party In The USA (The Incubator and Edinburgh Fringe), and AliceGraceAnon (New George's). He has acted with Williamstown Theater Festival, Ars Nova, Blue Man Group, Naked Angels, New Georges, 52nd Street Project, The Lark, The Attic, and Woodshed Collective. Eric creates short films with Portal Party, and makes bows and arrows and other boyish things in his woodshop (BrooklynBowyer.com). He is a graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts.
FAVORITE MEAL: Boiled crawfish.
ISABEL DEL ROSAL - CINEMATOGRAPHY
Isabel is a writer, director, shooter, editor who has dabbled with the filmmaking process for years. With festival award winning short films 'To Forever' and 'Bliss' under her belt, Isabel is currently completing the second season of her brainchild, sketch comedy web series, Smile for the Camera (www.smile-for-the-camera.com). Isabel keeps busy creating short docu-style videos for local artists and businesses (www.boombrooklyn.com) and is currently in pre-production of her first feature film, One Day.
FAVORITE MEAL: anything Mexican, Italian, Korean or Thai
PAUL MOUNSEY - SOUND
Paul Mounsey has been working as a production sound mizer, sound editor and boom operator for three years. He is a third year sound major at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan.
FAVORITE MEAL: Beans.
MARTIN NOLAN - PA
Martin Nolan studied film at Boston University and currently puts his degree to use by working lunch duty at an elementary school and performing in free comedy shows throughout New York City. He is a member of the sketch comedy group Math, Science, and the Humanities and runs the comedy baseball podcast, Blackstones Radio.
FAVORITE MEAL: Chicken parmesan with a side of mashed potatoes and a house salad with French dressing from Twin Oaks restaurant in Cranston, Rhode Island.
RYAN MELLING - EDITING
Ryan had every intention of attending film school at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, but like a true child of the 90’s, never got around to filling out the application. He is instead a proud graduate of the cinema production program at Minneapolis Community and Technical College. He has worked in production full time for the past 15 years as director, cinematographer, editor and audio engineer. His work is showcased throughout the critically successful music series Spaces (spacesvibes.com) which he cofounded, DP’d and edited. He currently produces video content for the Guthrie Theater. More of his work can be found at www.ryanmelling.com
FAVORITE MEAL: Self-proclaimed mac n' cheese connoisseur and hot dog snob.