The Thanksgiving Play Creative
Larissa FastHorse (Sicangu Lakota) is an award-winning playwright. Larissa's produced plays include The Thanksgiving Play (Playwrights Horizons, Artists Rep), What Would Crazy Horse Do? (KCRep, Relative Theatrics), Urban Rez (Cornerstone Theater Company, ASU Gammage, NEFA National tour 2019-20), Landless and Cow Pie Bingo (AlterTheater), Average Family (Children’s Theater Company of Minneapolis), Teaching Disco Squaredancing to Our Elders: a Class Presentation (Native Voices at the Autry), Vanishing Point (Eagle Project) and Cherokee Family Reunion (Mountainside Theater). Additional theaters that have commissioned or developed plays with Larissa include Yale Rep, History Theater, Kennedy Center TYA, Baltimore’s Center Stage, Arizona Theater Company, Mixed Blood, Perseverance Theater Company, The Lark Playwrights Week, the Center Theatre Group Writer’s Workshop and Berkeley Rep’s Ground Floor. Larissa’s awards include the PEN/Laura Pels Theater Award for an American Playwright, NEA Distinguished New Play Development Grant, Joe Dowling Annamaghkerrig Fellowship, AATE Distinguished Play Award, Inge Residency, Sundance/Ford Foundation Fellowship, Aurand Harris Fellowship, the UCLA Native American Program Woman of the Year and numerous Creative Capital, Ford, Mellon and NEA Grants. Larissa is the vice chair of the board of directors of Theater Communications group and represented by Jonathan Mills at Paradigm NY. More info at hoganhorsestudio.com.
Stage ManagerSterling Brintnall
Sterling Brintnall (Stage Manager) is a freshman this year and is enjoying living in the residence hall with their roommate Jess. Sterling is working toward their degree in theatre. They have stage managed and played small roles throughout high-school. Sterling loves to play golf.
Brad Moore (Director/Designer) is the Theatre Operations Manager for CMC and was named the 2017 Adjunct Faculty of the Year - Spring Valley Campus and College-wide. Brad was first involved with CMC in the mid-1980s as director and actor at Spring Valley and as an instructor at the Aspen campus. Brad directed and designed The Other Place which won multiple awards at the Colorado Theatre Festival and went on to the national AACTFest 2019 in Gettysburg. There the production won several awards and was nominated for Overall Outstanding Production. Brad serves on the board of the Colorado Community Theatre Coalition. He is the Colorado State Representative and is on the Festival Commission for the American Association of Community Theatre. He is a co-founder and is the Board President of Aspen Stage. Brad also serves on the boards of the Aspen Community Theatre, the Aspen Fringe Festival, and Dance Initiative.
Props ArtistAbby Owens
Lead ElectricianAlexis Rehorst
Props ArtistBobbie Schmedeke