Fastened To The Moon Creative
Producer/Director Fastened to the MoonKathleen Swan
is an actress, director, producer and veteran of numerous productions in Los Angeles, Boston and New York. For the American Renaissance Theater Company, Kathleen is starting her 10th season as Producing Artistic Director, where she has been at the helm for nine full Showcase productions, ten reading series, The Sunday Workshop and play Salons, three productions on Zoom and three multi-play festivals. She initiated ARTC’s Developmental Play Reading and International Reading Exchange series. Acting highlights include co-starring in Dino De Laurentiis’ film Beyond the Reef, Broadway’s The Utter Glory of Morrissey Hall and Off-Broadway’s Knucklebones. Kathleen is a proud alumna of Boston University’s College of Fine Arts, where she won the Stein Award; in addition to her theatrical career, she has distinguished herself in academia, serving as dean of Student Academic Affairs at Columbia University.
Playwright, Fastened to the MoonLinda Kampley
Winner of the 2019 Jerry Kaufman Award for excellence in playwriting for “Fastened to the Moon," which was recently published by NEXT STAGE PRESS. She has written 5 full-length plays, several short plays and one-acts, including GIRLS and SMALL TALK, both of which are published with YouthPLAYS.com. . Her collection of monologues, BEAUTIFUL IN HATS is published on Amazon.com. Her collection of poetry NEITHER LAUGHTER NOR TOUCHING is also published on Amazon. Her full length play VISITORS’ DAY received a reading at the UpTown Theatre in Manhattan, and WHICH WAY DID THEY GO or MARGARET’S DAYDREAM, received a reading at the Frederick Loew Room in NYC, with Zach Grenier, Kate Kearney Patch, Richmond Hoxie, Bonnie Black . SLEEPWALKER TIME received a production by American Renaissance Theater Company in their Winter Series. Also, The Road Trip; A Cup of Coffee Among Friends, and The Lamp; A Lecture on the Theater and Love Poems (as part of Look me in the Eyes) were all seen in productions of The American Renaissance Theatre Company. The Lamp was also produced at the Equity Library Theater; and the WRONG CARD was seen at the New York Festival of one-act plays. Her one-act play THE COLOR OF THE EVENING SKY has been produced twice in New York City: at St. Clement’s, and at St Jean’s Playhouse; and also, in Los Angeles by the West Coast Ensemble. Her one act SMALL TALK also received a production at St. Clement’s. THE COLOR OF THE EVENING SKY and SMALL TALK are both recorded at the Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. Linda is a member of Dramatists Guild , ARTC, SAG-AFTRA and Equity.
Assistant Stage ManagerAidan Sartori
Aidan Sartori is a theatrical and event technician based in NYC. This is his first production with American Renaissance Theater. He would like to thank his family, friends, and girlfriend for their unwavering support, and the production team for all their hard work!
Assistant to the DirectorLilly Qualls
Lilly Qualls is a multidisciplinary artist based in NYC. She is American Renaissance Theater’s fall arts administration intern and the assistant to the director for Fastened to the Moon! She is very excited to be a part of ARTC’s team of artists and excited to see what’s to come in future productions! Lilly would like to thank her friends and family in NYC and in Florida for helping her get to the city to chase these new opportunities! https://quallsla.myportfolio.com
Scenic and Prop DesignerVincent Gunn
Vincent is thrilled to be designing his first production with American Renaissance Theater Company. Recent design credits: She Loves Me (New London Barn Playhouse), And Then There Were None (St. Bart’s Players), Legally Blonde (Immaculate Heart Academy), Matilda (Hoboken District Musical), Radium Girls (Metropolitan Playhouse). Vincent has also assisted designers at venues such as Roundabout Black Box, New York Philharmonic, Irish Repertory Theatre, BAM Fischer, and La Mama ETC. When not in a theater he works as a mural artist at the American Dream Mall. Vincent thanks his family for their support. vincentgunn.com @vincentgunndesign