Jonathan G Galvez (Playwright)
Jonathan G Galvez is a playwright and performer from the NJ/NY area. He is a co-founder and Artist-in-Residence of Thearical Gems, a non-profit theater company, the Playwrights Lab at Hollins University, and a writer/producer with Stuff Films, a NY based sketch comedy group. His credits include productions with Sundog Theatre, the Strawberry One Act Festival and the Shortened Attention Span festivals. He has also had work featured at the Manhattan Repertory Theater and in the New York International Fringe Festival and was the winner of the 10th annual New Jersey Playwrights Contest. www.jonathanggalvez.com
Kristen Keim (Director)
Kristen Keim (Director) is a Brooklyn-based director/choreographer. Recent directing credits include Modern Prophet ( Between Us Productions/staged reading), Lenny Bruce Is Not Afraid (Frigid Festival 2018), Stories From September (SoloCon 2017/Pit Loft), Waiting... (PCTF 2017/Winner Congeniality award, Directing Nominee), Arsenic And Old Lace (Heights Players),
A Life: TBD (NYC Fringe 2015), and most recently A Hand Across the Bridge (PCTF)
Gladys Hendricks (Stage Manager)
Gladys Hendricks is a Meisner-trained actor with a passion for Shakespeare and a keen eye to logistics. She completed her training at the Acting Studio last August under James Price and has performed in several festivals here in the city. You may recognize her as the notorious cheat Lacy Rose from SCOWL: Fight for Your Rights this summer at the Trans Theater Fest. She is excited to be performing in dual roles for this production.
Eliko Aharon (Graphics)
Theatrical Gems (Producer)
THEATRICAL GEMS, under the artistic leadership of Jacob Shoesmith-Fox and the executive leadership of Claudia Stuart, strives to educate audiences about the past, present, and future of theater. Through the entertaining and engaging presentation of popular classics, new works, and underappreciated relics, we hope to expand horizons and tastes with the goal of preserving these works for future generations of theatergoers.
Michael Hagins (Fight Consultant)
Michael Hagins is an award-winning playwright and 17 year veteran of New York indie theatre. As a 5 year veteran of Planet Connections, Michael has helmed award-winning productions of Hit and Match, The Quest of the Hero!, The Long Rail North, Circe, The Renaissance Dueling Plays and Michael is Black. He has been the recipient for Outstanding Playwrighting, Outstanding Choreography, and Outstanding Solo Show among other various awards for his cast and crew. His work The Long Rail North will be a production in the New York International Fringe Festival.