About the Artists:
The Yellow Wallpaper
Sharell Bryant (writer and performer, "Better is Never Enough") is a singer-songwriter from Philly living in NYC. You can find her on stages and in bars throughout the city singing fun songs about dark times.
Jack T. Calk (writer, Tonight Dough, and Last Night Dough, and Probably Also Tomorrow Night Dough) Jack’s other work includes: Blood by Law (finalist, ATHE Judith Royer Award and semi-finalist, O’Neill), Tabula Rasa (Pendant Productions), Olivia (St. Lou Fringe), Big St. Germain (Columbia University), and Not All That Far (Columbia University, as Leaving / To Be Left). He appears on the horror podcast Archive 81, and has served as the rehearsal assistant to playwrights Halley Feiffer and Samuel D. Hunter. MFA: Columbia University. BA: Saint Louis University. Twitter: @JackTCalk. More work available on the New Play Exchange. Love to Marilyn, John, Kathleen, Dick, and Kay.
Peter Ferneding (actor, Tonight Dough, and Last Night Dough, and Probably Also Tomorrow Night Dough) A recent graduate of The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London, graduating with Distinction. Studied at The William Esper Studio and Upright Citizens Brigade where he was a part of the Indie team Street Cat.
Ashlin Hatch (director,1900s Women Bonding) is a director and story-maker who creates theater, podcasts, concerts, interactive spaces, and big glittery messes (not mutually exclusive). She is co-founder and resident director of Rhizome Theater Company— an applied theater collective that makes work in partnership with communities across the United States. Ashlin regularly works in partnership with Ellie Heyman as her associate. She is a graduate of Reed College's Theatre Program, where she studied directing and devising.
Johnny G. Lloyd (writer, I Am A House) Though known predominantly as a writer, producer, and human, Johnny G. Lloyd is also a modest three story house located in White Plains, New York. Johnny has been developing the IAmAHouse series with a number of other likeminded houses and homes as a way of uplifting the voices of brick and mortar buildings that so often go unheard. Johnny is a Capricorn. [Ed. note: He isn't.]
Elizagrace Madrone (writer, A Short Lecture on the Dangers of Wallpaper) is a theater-maker, lyricist, and writer. Dramaturgy: Ancient Greek Corn (HERE), Simulacrum (3LD), Black Garden (Théâtre de l’Opprimé), and LORDES (Ice Factory 2019). Writer: Exquisite Corpse Company’s Ribbon About A Bomb, the audio-immersive experience Stranger, Random People Production’s Bufo Boreas, Wool Sucker (debut album Plastic Wings), a band/performance piece with composer Alex Minier, and strange dissonance, a multi-media collaboration with composer Elsa Nilsson that explores the auditory experience of climate change.
Zizi Majid (writer, Across Her Path) is a playwright based in New York City whose work advocates for a shared humanity. Plays include RETURN TO FALL, about a Syrian rock band during the Syrian Civil War, ZULFIQAR (Semi-finalist, Red Bull Theatre Short New Play Festival, NYC), HOW DID THE CAT GET SO FAT? (nominated Best Play, Life! Theatre Awards, Singapore); NOT COUNTED (World Premiere, Journey@Beijing Festival) and YUSOF (Festival Main Commission, Pesta Raya, Singapore). Upcoming: COAST (Climate Change Theatre Action, NYC); BEING IN TIME (International Human Rights Arts Festival, NYC). For five years, Zizi was Artistic Director of Teater Ekamatra (Singapore) the only woman to helm the company in its 30-year history. Awards: Young Artist Award (National Arts Council, Singapore). Zizi is currently in her final year of the MFA Theatre (Playwriting) program at Columbia University. www.ziziazah.wordpress.com
Lillian Meredith (director, Tonight Dough, and Last Night Dough, and Probably Also Tomorrow Night Dough) Recent credits include Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, Boise Contemporary Theater, Soho Rep, Theatre for a New Audience, and Clubbed Thumb. Member of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab, Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, and Clubbed Thumb Directors Fellowship. BA: Vassar College; MFA: Brooklyn College. www.lillianmeredith.com
Mallory Muratore (actor,1900s Women Bonding) is a Brooklyn-based performer/writer and graduate of Sarah Lawrence College. Her work has been featured on Reductress, Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, and Medium. She has performed at The Bell House, Upright Citizens Brigade, Soho Rep, Dixon Place, and has a permanent residency in her living room. Mallory loves chocolate, dogs, and hand modeling.
Will Steinberger (director, Across Her Path and I Am A House and InVersion artistic director) is a director, producer and dramaturg who has worked on the artistic staffs of Hartford Stage, the Wilma and Passage Theatre and freelance at the Atlantic, Public, Primary Stages, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Town Hall, Chautauqua, Drama League, Berkshire Theatre Group, 59E59, Judson Church, Columbia, Tank, Jewish Plays Project, Neumann University, Theatre Horizon, InterAct, FGP and Uglyrhino. He is a resident director at the Flea, past MTC Directing Fellow and member of the LCT Directors Lab. Will is Artistic Director of InVersion Theatre. InVersion’s next production, Johnny Lloyd’s Or An Astronaut Play, will be co-produced with the Tank this January. WSteinberger.com.
Jessica Waldman (actor,1900s Women Bonding) is a native Californian and an alumna of Stanford University, where she studied Drama and French. She was trained at the Orange County School of the Arts, the British American Drama Academy, and the National Theatre Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center. She recently completed the year long Professional Acting Apprenticeship program at the Barrow Group. New York theatrical credits include Ragtime (directed by Sammi Cannold), Lordes (Columbia University), and Swings (Bia Theatre Ensemble). Jessica teaches classes at CorePower Yoga and is also a private academic tutor. www.jessicawaldman.com
Catherine Weingarten (writer,1900s Women Bonding) is a friendly jewish chick from an obscure area of Pennsylvania! Her plays use comedy to expose the societal pressures on young women to be impossibly good looking as well as ridiculously intellectual, humble, kind as can be, but also sexy. Her work has been developed with Less Than Rent, Last Frontier Theater Conference and Dixon Place. BA:Bennington College MFA: Ohio University. catherineplaywright.ninja