Alex Dremann (Man In Peril) – Alex studied playwriting at USC and is the producing artistic director of Secret Room Theatre in Philadelphia. Full-length productions include: “Split Pea Pod” (The Brick Playhouse), “Postcoital Variations” (Philadelphia Theatre Workshop) and “The :nv:s:ble Play” (Madlab Theatre & Theatre of NOTE). Full-length evenings of his collected short plays include: “Slap Happy” (Madlab Theatre, Columbus, OH) and “B-Sides, Rarities and Unreleased Tracks” (City Theatre, Wilmington, DE). He has had over 300 productions of his short plays.
Jeanette Farr (Stuffed) – Jeanette holds an MFA in Theatre Arts with an emphasis in playwriting from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Jeanette’s plays have been produced both domestically and abroad including the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Singapore, and Japan. Her play, My Life As a Circus Baby recently appeared in New York City with Nylon Fusion Theatre. Jeanette has been involved in a variety of Los Angeles venues including SkyPilot Theatre, The Secret Rose, North By South Theatre, There In Ten Festival, Scribe Stages, and Moving Arts. As Associate Professor of Theatre Arts at Glendale Community College she has produced and directed a variety of plays and musicals including the successful Bat Boy: The Musical, Fiddler on the Roof, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Macbeth, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Servant of Two Masters, Almost, Maine, The Bald Soprano, and Samuel Beckett’s, Play. Jeanette recently appeared on Comedy Central Show, Nathan For You Episode: “Smokers Allowed”. She is a strong supporter of new plays and playwrights and is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild of America. www.jeanettefarr.com
Anne Flanagan (My New Neighbors) – Los Angeles based playwright Anne Flanagan has been produced throughout the US and internationally. Publications include her comedy Artifice (Dramatic Publishing) and various monologue compilations from Smith & Kraus and Applause Books. For many years, Anne worked as a private investigator, so she knows where you live. Website: www.anneflanagan.net
Joe Gulla (Fall & Rise) – Born in the Bronx, Playwright/Actor Joe Gulla is known for writing and starring in his award-winning “Bronx Queen Trilogy”. This past March, he performed “The Bronx Queen” at Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater. He won the Downtown Urban Artists Festival “Audience Award” for that performance. In 2012 and 2013, “The Bronx Queen” won NYC Theater Row’s United Solo Awards for “Best Comedic Script” and “Most Popular Show” respectively. His follow-up, “FAGGY at 50”, went on to win “Best One Man Show” at the 2014 United Solo Awards. For the final chapter, “Daddy”, Joe was awarded the 2015 United Solo Award for “Best Comedian”. Written by Joe, “Reel Wood” and “Christmas Caroline” had their World Premieres here at Studio C in 2015. Joe also wrote and starred in “Garbo”, a breakout hit at the 2012 Times Square International Theater Festival. He appeared as “Frankie” in Off-Broadway’s “My Big Italian Gay Wedding” and in the San Francisco production of “Tony and Tina’s Wedding” for many years. Joe also starred on NBC’s “LOST”, one of television’s original adventure reality series. Be sure to check out www.JoeGulla.com or tweet Joe at https://twitter.com/joegulla.
Dana Lillie (Claire and Peggy) – Dana Lillie is a sketch comedy writer, aspiring television writer/producer and now playwright (thanks Studio C!). She writes and *occasionally* performs for the house sketch team Hutch and co-directs the all-lady sketch show Adam’s Appleless, both at IO West. In 2013 she graduated with a degree in Drama from UC Irvine (zot zot!). She thoroughly enjoys YA novels and spending quality time with her true love; Henny, her cat.
Damian Padilla (A Crumbling Vice) – Damian Padilla is an artist residing in Wichita, Kansas. While he spends most of his time acting/writing/directing on live theatre projects, his resume also includes various short film ventures and webseries. His most current endeavor is playing the role of Harold in the Midwest Regional Premiere of ‘Fly By Night’ at Roxy’s Downtown. He raps beneath the moniker Rey Kaliban and you can find him on Soundcloud, if that’s the sort of thing you’re into. Professionally, Damian brews for Wichita’s oldest craft brewery, River City Brewing Company, and baristas at Espresso to Go Go. He’s incredibly grateful to be included in Studio C Artists terrific lineup and much love and thanks to J.Bailey and the rest of the staff.
Douglas Stark (A Better You) – Douglas Stark has written for many one hour television dramas, including Law & Order. He is currently developing a drama with Sundance. “A Better You” is not the first play he’s written, but it’s the first to be produced.
Chris Widney (Just Like Them) – BIO