EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, EMILY TUCKMAN
Emily has been performing for over 14 years in New York. Her favorite roles include Jackie-O in House of Yes (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Guildenstern in The Hamlet Project (La Mama Etc.), Blanche in Streetcar Named Desire, Laura in The Glass Menagerie (New York Fringe Festival), Lindsey in Reach (Estraña Theatre Company) and Helena in Midsummer Night’s Dream (Estraña Theatre Company). She also directed and produced A…My Name is Alice, and studied at Williamstown Theatre Festival, with Jack Doulin at NYTW and at Upright Citizens Brigade. Emily received a grant to study at Folger Shakespeare Institute and won the audience favorite award at last year's Frigid Festival for the role of Arlin in Commencing. She just wrapped the feature film "My Bakery in Brooklyn" starring Aimee Teegarden and Krysta Rodriguez.
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER, SARAH MATTEUCCI
Sarah Matteucci is an NYC-based vocalist, actor, and vocal coach. Off-Broadway: A Stoop on Orchard Street (Sarah, original cast). New York theater includes: Primary Stages, EST, 45th Street Theater, Theater for the New City, CAPS LOCK Theatre, Emerging Artists Theatre, Vital, 78th Street Theatre Lab, Looking Glass. Recordings include: A Stoop..., BiPolar Express by Mark Frawley, No Dogs Allowed by Sonia Manzano and Stephen Lawrence, Mary the Magdelene by Jim Olm, Stand Clear of the Closing Doors by Richard Rose. Favorite roles include West Side Story (Maria), Company (Jenny), and The Seagull (Masha), as well as originating leading roles in new works by Mariah MacCarthy (Just Right/Sex with Robots, You’ll Thank Me Later) and Melisa Annis (Pit). Sarah has also appeared as a classical and musical theater concert/cabaret soloist both here and abroad, with the occasional foray into film with such companies as Twirly Girl Productions and the Discovery Channel. As a vocal coach/dialect coach, she has worked on productions for Columbia University, Casper College, ESPA, and Flux Theatre Ensemble (Dialect Coach, Honey Fist). Barnard grad (Phi Beta Kappa); vocal training at New England Conservatory and in NYC with Mark Planner (one of the greatest voice teachers in the city, you should study with him!); Associate Director of Primary Stages ESPA; Associate Producer for CAPS LOCK Theatre; works extensively as an educator and trainer with Destination Imagination, an international creative problem solving program for kids.
WRITER, MACKENZIE MCBRIDE
Mackenzie is a Brooklyn based screenwriter, playwright, and poet. Her plays have been produced by ESPA at Primary Stages and by Taksu Theatre Company. Her full-length plays include Advent of Loss, A Lovely Damaged Quality, and Lucy/Owen; short-plays include SHE, Sad Words, Kitchen Lords, and Bitten. She is a graduate of The Florida State University’s School of Theatre (Class of 2011) and was born and raised in Ortonville, MI.
PILOT, DIRECTED BY KATIE CARMAN-LEHACH
Katie Carman-Lehach is a New York-based film director, producer and editor. For the past decade, Katie has produced original independent feature films, including "Eat Me!", a zombie horror comedy, and the supernatural thriller "Off Season", both in distribution worldwide on VOD and DVD, as well as numerous shorts including "The Sucker", "Switch" and "Alter".Katie is currently in development on the horror feature Spider in collaboration with co-director Dayna Noffke, and is now in post-production on a new horror web-series Disturbances, coming soon.
EPISODE TWO, DIRECTED BY SARA CROSS
Sara Alize Cross is an independent filmmaker based in Brooklyn, NY.
As a director, Sara has completed short form narrative and documentary films and is in post-production on Manhattan Lullaby, a NYSCA grant funded feature documentary about NYC cultural landmark, Colony Records. Sara’s feature documentary producing credits include Murderball (Sundance Audience Award, Oscar nomination), The Order of Myths (Sundance premiere, Peabody Award) and 21Up America. Sara has contributed to short form documentary style branded content and long form television docu-series as a field producer/shooter, real people casting producer and researcher.
Prior to her career in film, Sara pioneered the field of mainstream green fashion with her eco-friendly line coolnotcruel. In addition to her work creating theatrical feature film, television and web content, Sara is the volunteer president of Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue, a 501c3 non-profit, all-volunteer dog rescue that she founded in 2011 by fostering one dog saved from death row in her one bedroom apartment.
An avid traveler, Sara has independently traveled in over 20 countries on 6 continents. Sara Alize Cross earned her undergraduate degree in film studies at Columbia University and her masters at Oxford, where she wrote her thesis on screwball comedy of the 1930s.
EPISODES 3-5, DIRECTED BY TRISH DALTON
Trish Dalton is an award winning independent director/producer with over 10 years experience creating personal story, social impact videos. She is currently developing a narrative web series, and completing her second documentary feature, ELECTION YEAR. Her recent film credits include BORDERING ON TREASON (director/producer; DOC NYC, Big Apple FF Best Short Documentary award, NewFilmmakers NY, Pasadena Film Festival and others); SOUTHMOST U.S.A. (director/producer; Time Warner Broadcast 2015, USA Film Festival Texas Award, WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival Gold Remi winner, Cine Las Americas –Hechos en Tejas Award 2013, River Run Film Festival 2014); ONE NIGHT STAND (director/producer; National Theatrical Release in 450 US theaters 2013, Ovation Broadcast, NewFest Audience Award, Austin, Denver Starz, Miami International, Boston Independent, Vail, and Nashville Film Festivals 2011/12); KERAS & MANIS (editor; Gold Kahuna from Honolulu IFF, Best Editing Award from Los Angeles Reel FF 2010), WHY ARE WE IN AFGHANISTAN? (producer/editor; Studs Terkel Award for Media and Journalism 2010), 34x25x36 (co-producer; PBS Broadcast, YouTube Showcase and many festivals, including: SXSW, Full Frame, and True/False 2008/2009), FARM SANCTUARY (co-director/co-producer; Media that Matters ‘Good Food’ award 2007), and TIFFANY’S STORY (director/producer; Tribeca Film Festival 2005). Trish has also directed and produced branded content videos for companies including Capital One, Amazon, Kashi, Danskin, About.com, Beiersdorf, Pepsi, Cossette, IDEO, illy, Cole Haan, and production managed a television series for National Geographic. She recently completed a large-scale project directing a series of 60 short documentaries profiling small businesses across America for Capital One Spark (http://bit.ly/SparkRoadtrip). www.trishdalton.com
ACTOR, LAUREN HENNESSY:
Raised in Hawaii, Lauren Hennessy is an actor, singer, podcaster & creator of solo-show, typecast. Hennessy won the FRINGE NYC award for Outstanding Performance, the Audience Choice award at 'The Looking Glass Theatre' and was the only foreigner nominated for the 2011 Icelandic Academy Awards for the film Clean (which won). Lauren records a bi-weekly podcast under the Keith and The Girl network called Bottoms Up With Hennessy and co-hosts Judy Gold’s weekly podcast, Kill Me Now. Occasionally writes for Huffington Post. @LaurenHennessy
STARRING EMILY TUCKMAN, NATHAN MADDEN, CHRISTO GRABOWSKI, SARAH MATTEUCCI, LAUREN HENNESSY, MAXWELL KORN, LYNNE MARIE ROSENBERG and JUDY GOLD!
PRODUCTION DESIGNER: TAYLOR BARNETT
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY, GEOFF GIBSON
SCRIPT SUPERVISOR: ALLISON DEL FRANCO
GAFFER, MATT HALL
AD, ELIZABETH SALDORIGA