Kelly AuCoin

Fred

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Broadway; Julius Caesar. Off-Broadway: The Wayside Motor Inn (Signature Theatre/Drama Desk Award ‘Outstanding Ensemble’), The Call (Playwrights Horizons/Primary Stages), Radiance (LAByrinth), Boy and Happy Now? (Primary Stages), Jailbait (Cherry Lane), Some Men (Second Stage), The Fifth Column (Mint), The Ladies of the Corridor (Pecadillo), The Sketch Comedian (DramaLeague). Regional: Blood And Gifts and A Dram Of Drummhicit (La Jolla Playhouse), Happy Now? (Yale Rep), Finks (NYS&F), The Real Thing and Born Yesterday (Syracuse Stage), Born Yesterday (Virginia Stage), Melissa Arctic (Folger), Arcadia (TheatreVirginia), Quills (Florida Stage), Oregon Shakespeare Festival acting company. TV: Recurring: Gary Stamper on “House of Cards,” Pastor Tim onThe Americans,” and ‘Dollar’ Bill on “Billions” (Showtime). Other TV:Madam Secretary,” “The Slap,” “Forever,” “Person of Interest,” “Unforgettable,” “The Following,” “Elementary,” “Blue Bloods,” “Body of Proof,” “Gossip Girl,” “White Collar,” “The Good Wife,” “Law & Order: CI,” “Kings,” “Without A Trace,” “Third Watch,” “Waterfront,” “The Sopranos,” “Law & Order,” “The Actress” (Web series), “Untitled Jersey City Project” (FX miniseries/Series Regular), “Good God” (Comedy Central miniseries). Film: All That I Am (formerly ‘Burma’/SXSW Special Jury Award; Ensemble Acting), Julie & Julia, The Kingdom, Police State, The Word, Serial, A Perfect Fit, A Perfect Murder. Teacher: Primary Stages/ESPA. Member of the Actors Center Workshop Company. Love to C.

Greg Keller

Josh

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Broadway: Wit (Manhattan Theatre Club). Off-Broadway: The Who and The What (LCT3); Somewhere Fun (Vineyard Theatre); Belleville (New York Theatre Workshop); Cradle and All (Manhattan Theatre Club), The Seagull with Dianne Wiest and Alan Cumming (Classic Stage Company); That Pretty Pretty, Steve & Idi (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater); Telethon (Clubbed Thumb); Reborning (The Public Theater/Summer Play Festival); and Smudge (Women’s Project). Los Angeles: Seminar with Jeff Goldblum and 33 Variations with Jane Fonda (Ahmanson Theatre). Regional: War and Elevada (Yale Rep), and nine plays at Berkshire Theatre Festival. Television: ”Orange is the New Black”, ”The Good Wife”, ”Lipstick Jungle”, ”Law & Order”. MFA: NYU. Greg was a Lila Acheson Wallace playwriting fellow at The Juilliard School. His plays have been produced at Cherry Lane, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Berkshire Theatre Festival, and LAByrinth Theater Company, where he is a member.

Heather Lind

Celia

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can currently be seen starring opposite Jamie Bell as ‘Anna Strong’ in AMC’s “Turn: Washington’s Spies”. She made her Broadway debut starring opposite Al Pacino in The Merchant of Venice, for which she won the Theater World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut.  She had previously played the role when the production originated at The Public Theater’s Shakespeare in The Park, where she also starred in A Winter’s Tale.  She also starred as ‘Eliza Doolittle’ opposite Robert Sean Leonard in Pygmalion at The Williamstown Theater Festival.  She made her television debut in a recurring role on HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire”, for which she won a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.  Her upcoming film roles include co-starring opposite Jake Gyllenhaal for director Jean-Marc Vallee in Demolition and co-starring opposite Greta Gerwig for director Noah Baumbach, in Mistress America. Heather attended Fordham College at Lincoln Center and received her MFA from The NYU Graduate Acting Program.

Nate Miller

Hunter

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is a New York based Actor and Producer and a founding member of Lesser America. NYC Theatre: Grant in  Wyoming with Lesser America,  Love and Information  at NYTW, Ted in Peter and the Starcatcher at New World Stages. Regional Theatre: Austin in True West and Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet at Actors Theatre of Louisville, Wesley in Curse of the Starving Class at the Wilma Theatre in Philly. Film/TV/Web: ”The Goodwife” (CBS), ”Us & Them (FOX), Another Kind(Vicart Ent.), ”End of the Line”(Webseries), Education: Marquette University. Training: Juilliard. www.iamnatemiller.com www.lesseramerica.com

Jennifer Mudge

Jess

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MTC: Reckless. Broadway: Rocky, The Philanthropist. Off-Broadway: Into the Woods (Roundabout) Happy Hour (LaMama), Don’t Go Gentle (MCC), The Big Meal (Playwrights Horizons), OOH-RAH! (Atlantic), Dutchman (Cherry Lane, DramaDesk Nom.), Fault Lines (Naked Angels), Geometry of Fire, The Pavilion (Rattlestick), Stendhal Syndrome (Primary Stages). Regional: Geffen, McCarter, Sundance, Williamstown, TrinityRep., others. Film/TV: My America, Dead Man Down, “BOSS”, “Madam Secretary”, You Don’t Know Jack, Drifting Elegant, “The Big C”, “Good Wife”, “Law & Order”. Seldes/Kanin Fellowship & IHI Honorary Board Member.

Alicia Silverstone

Amy

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is the bestselling author of The Kind Diet and founder of TheKindLife.com. Best known for her generation-defining turn in Clueless, she continues to work steadily in film, television, and theater. A dynamic and well-connected fixture in the acting, political, and scientific communities, she is a dedicated activist on behalf of humans, our planet and animals.
Silverstone’s second book THE KIND MAMA hit stores on April 15, 2014.  The book was published by Rodale Books and is a comprehensive and practical guide empowering women to take charge of their fertility, pregnancy, and first 6 months with baby.

 

In October 2009, Silverstone released her first book titled THE KIND DIET: A Simple Guide to Feeling Great, Losing Weight, and Saving the Planet.  The book went to Number One on the New York Times bestseller list.  In THE KIND DIET, Silverstone shares her journey toward a more conscious way of eating and reveals how it has made her feel better than she ever thought possible. The book is filled with personal anecdotes, motivational tips, and nearly 100 delicious recipes. In February 2011 the paperback version of  THE KIND DIET was released with continued success and making the New York Times bestsellers list yet again.

 

In film, Silverstone recently starred alongside AJ Michalka in High-Motor Productions’ drama, Angels in Stardust directed by William Robert Carey. Angels in Stardust  was released on February 21, 2014.

Silverstone starred in Clueless, which became a sleeper hit and critical darling during the summer of 1995. Silverstone’s performance was so well received she won the National Board of Review Award for “Best Breakthrough Performer”, the MTV Movie Award for “Best Female Performance” and “Most Desirable Female” and the American Comedy Award. “Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture.”

Her television credits include ABC’s “Suburgatory”, NBC’s “Miss Match”, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe, and voicing the lead character in the animated television show “Braceface” which garnered her a Daytime Emmy nomination for “Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program”.  She also executive produced 75 episodes.

 

Alicia Silverstone currently resides in Los Angeles.

Melissa Ross

Playwright

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Plays include Thinner Than WaterYou Are HereDo Something PrettyThe Allies, and An Entomologist’s Love StoryThinner Than Water was originally produced by Labyrinth Theater Company and is included in the anthology “New Playwrights: Best Plays of 2011” by Smith and Kraus. It received its Chicago premiere at The Gift Theatre spring of 2014 and is published by Dramatists Play Service. Ross has had readings and workshops with The Amoralists, The Cherry Lane Theater, Colt Coeur, Dorset Theater Festival, Iama Theater Company, The Juilliard School, Labyrinth Theater Company, LCT3, Manhattan Theater Club, Montana Rep, New York Stage and Film, The New Group, The Pacific Playwrights Festival, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, and the TheatreWorks Palo Alto New Works Festival. Her play Of Good Stock will receive its world premiere in 2015 as a part of the Pacific Playwrights Festival at South Coast Repertory where it was commissioned. Subsequently her play Nice Girl will have its world premiere with Labyrinth Theater Company. Ross was a Lila Acheson Wallace Playwriting Fellow at The Juilliard School and is a proud member of both the Dorothy Strelsin New American Writers Group at Primary Stages and Labyrinth Theater Company.

Lynne Meadow

Director; Artistic Director, Manhattan Theatre Club, Inc.

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has been MTC’s artistic visionary and leader since 1972, creating work that has put the company at the forefront of the American theatre. Directing: Amanda Peet’s The Commons of Pensacola, Richard Greenberg’s The Assembled Parties (Tony nom), Margaret Edson’s Wit (Tony nom), Donald Margulie’s Collected Stories and The Loman Family Picnic, Charles Busch’s The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife (Tony nom), Leslie Ayvazian’s Nine Armenians (Drama Desk nom), Alan Ayckbourn’s Woman in Mind (Drama Desk nom) and A Small Family Business and David Rudkin’s Ashes(Obie), premieres by Marsha Norman, Simon Gray, Howard Brenton, etc. Graduate of Bryn Mawr, attended Yale School of Drama. Awards: Mr. AbbottAward, Lucille Lortel and Lilly Lifetime Achievement awards, Louis Auchincloss Prize, 2013 Theater Hall of Fame. Teaching: Yale, Fordham, NYU, etc.

Santo Loquasto

Scenic Design

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is a designer for theatre, film, dance and opera. He has received three Tony Awards and has been nominated 18 times. Recent designs on Broadway include A Delicate Balance, Bullets over Broadway, Fences, Wit and The Assembled Parties. He received the Merritt Award for Excellence in Design and Collaboration in 2002, was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame in 2004, received the Pennsylvania Governor’s Award for the Arts in 2006, the Robert L.B. Tobin Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2007 and the Gaudium Award in 2014.

Tom Broecker

Costume Design

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Broadway: Everyday Rapture, Race, You’re Welcome  America… and  Side  Man (London). Other theatres include MTC, Roundabout Theatre Company, The Public, CSC, Second Stage, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, McCarter, Shakespeare Theatre DC, CenterStage and Williamstown Theatre Festival. TV credits include “Saturday Night Live,” “The Comeback,” “In Treatment,” “30 Rock,” “House of Cards,” “Flesh and Bone” and “Happy-ish.” Six Emmy nominations (one win) and five Costume Designers Guild nominations (one win). Tom graduated from the Yale School of Drama.

Peter Kaczorowski

Lighting Design

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Recent MTC: The Country House, Choir Boy, The Assembled Parties, Wit, Ruined. Select Broadway: Living on Love; Beautiful; No Man’s Land/Waiting for Godot; Nice Work…; Anything Goes; A View from the Bridge; Grey Gardens; Kiss Me, Kate; The Producers; Contact; Steel Pier. Extensive Off-Broadway, resident and regional credits. Opera: Met, San Francisco, Houston Grand, Santa Fe, St. Louis, Seattle. Abroad: Royal Opera, Scottish Opera, Opera/North, Maggio Musicale Florence, L’Arena  di  Verona,  La  Fenice,  Bonn, Lisbon. Awards: Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics, Drama-Logue, Hewes.

David Van Tieghem

Original Music & Sound Design

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Broadway: Doubt, The Lyons, Romeo and Juliet, The Big Knife, Born Yesterday, The Normal Heart, Reckless, An Enemy of the People, Inherit the Wind, Frozen, Arcadia, The Crucible. Off-Broadway: Heisenberg, Wit, How I Learned to Drive, The Grey Zone. Film/TV: Working Girls, “Penn & Teller”, Wooster Group. Dance: Twyla  Tharp,  Doug  Varone,  STREB, Pilobolus, Michael Moschen. Percussionist: Laurie Anderson, Talking Heads, Eno, Steve Reich. CDs: Thrown for a Loop, Strange Cargo, Safety in Numbers, These Things Happen. www.vantieghem.com