LOST SOCK LAUNDRY Creative
Credits include THE DOG SHOW at The Players Theatre (NY), the OffCom and OffFest recommended one-woman show ON ARRIVING (Searchout) across London, the City Lit Art of Adaptation Festival winner Poe's THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER, THE DARLING CHILDREN (New York International Fringe), and the movement piece LIFE, DEATH & EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN (Capital Fringe). LOST SOCK LAUNDRY was awarded the OnStage! Award and translated into Italian by Pietro Bontempo. ELEPHANT: A COMEDY was named a finalist in the Award of Excellence in Playwriting by the Association for Theater in Higher Education. His prose appears in over three dozen journals and was named a finalist for the Calvino Prize. Ivanfaute.org
directorCHRISTINA ROSE ASHBY
An Alaskan theater artist living in Brooklyn, Christina specializes in new work creation and the reimagining of classics. Select past credits include LACK OF MILK and SUSPICION OBSESSION PARANOIA MARRIAGE by Faute; LIVING WITH AN ANGEL, a semi-autobiographical clown fantasia by Catherine Restivo-Romito; LIFE IS A DREAM: a New Vintage by Calderon and adapted by Annie R. Such. Christina recently directed the charming children's musical PETUNIA'S PLAYHOUSE LIVE: PETUNIA'S BIG DAY by Laura Kay Clark with music and lyrics by BIlly Reece. Christina is the founding artistic director of Permafrost Theatre Collective (PTC.) Through PTC, Christina conceived and directed ARE YOU ALICE: A New Wonderland Tale, a classic reimagining that had several short runs in New York City and made its international debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August of 2019. Her current devised adaptation, POE'S CHILDREN, is a meditation on grief and generational trauma told through selected poetry of Edgar Allen Poe. Christina is also a teaching artist and has taught in Alaska, New York, and West Virginia. MFA in directing from the Actors Studio Drama School. Instagram @christinaroseashby Twitter @tvschristina www.christinaroseashby.com
is a New York-based producer & writer originally from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. After graduating from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Megan began working as a freelance & independent Producer in NYC. Megan joined Yonder Window Theatre Company in 2018 as the Assistant to the Artistic Director and departed in 2022 as the Artistic Line Producer. Megan is also a playwriting member of Yonder Window's New Works Collective. Megan is the co-founder of Stagepunch.com, a subscription-based website dedicated to helping teens get into drama school. As an independent producer, Megan's work has focused on creating safe and exciting spaces for artists to thrive, centering on new work and emerging playwrights. In September 2020, Megan produced The Birth Control Series, a collection of scripts reflecting the writers' unique experiences with contraception. The series was created, filmed, and live-streamed remotely by artists in France, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Megan is also the Co-Creator and Producer of A Night Of Play, a monthly play-reading party supporting a diverse community of theatre artists (Brooklyn, 2018-2019), and a new reading series called Connect the Dots (2022). In 2021, Megan completed the CGO Institute Diploma for Creative Producing course (UK). She co-founded The Fifth Producer, a collaborative and support network for Early Career Producers that advocates for better inclusion, diversity, and sustainability in the theatre industry. Instagram: @MeganSchadler www.meganschadler.com
production assistantBRETT BULLARD
is an actor and writer currently based in New York City. Brett graduated top of his class from The American Academy of Dramatic Arts and also took part in AADA's selective Company program, where he expanded his acting training and worked closely with many industry professionals. When Brett is not on stage, he is writing and producing stories that have premiered in theaters across New York and West Virginia. His personal goal in his work is to create diverse stories that are close to his heart and normalize walks of life that aren’t what we always see, but are equally as beautiful and inspiring. He loves working closely with friendly people and collaborating on projects that excite him, such as Lost Sock Laundry. Some of his recent credits include The King, The Final Hours (The Player’s Club Theater), Normal People (Summerfest, Hudson Guild Theater), Sweet Tooth (A Night of Play, The Baumann), Blood Potato (The American Academy of Dramatic Arts), and Mud (Pre-Production).
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