Corinne Donly is a playwright and an educator and also, on some occasions, an actor. Donly’s plays have been seen at The Public Theater (2017 Brooklyn College Weasel Festival), The Bushwick Starr (Target Margin’s Lab Series), The Toronto Theatre Centre, Montreal’s Usine C, Dixon Place, and the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. Their work has received developmental support from SPACE on Ryder Farm, the Canadian Arts Council, the Brooklyn Arts Exchange, the Himan Brown Award for playwriting, and the Harold Clurman Center for New Work. Donly holds an MFA in playwriting from Brooklyn College, an MA in Integral Ecology, and a BFA in acting from NYU’S experimental theatre wing. Check out Donly’s play “Wood Calls Out to Wood” at the Tank, October 26–November 12th.
Claire Fort* New York: Witch/Porter (New York Classical Theatre) Ghost of Christmas Past /Helen (Blessed Unrest), New Victory LabWorks (Blessed Unrest), Invisible Man (NYTW, Staged Reading). Regional: (Juliet) Romeo and Juliet (Indiana Repertory Theatre), (Talidia) Brooklyn Bridge (Seattle Children’s Theatre). Film/TV: Breezewood (short). BA from Kenyon College, MFA in Acting from University of Washington, Seattle (PATP), LAMDA. Currently co-writing and producing a web series with her sister, Shelley Fort.
Zoë Geltman is a performer and writer and a born and bred New Yorker. Some favorite productions as an actor include The World My Mama Raised by Ari Stess (dir. Kip Fagan, Clubbed Thumb), Pioneers #goforth (dir. William Burke, JACK), Evelyn (Nellie Tinder, The Bushwick Starr), Evelyn in Concert (dir. Abigail Browde, Incubator Arts Project), and her own play, SEA FRAUD (dir. Julia Sirna-Frest, The Brick). As a writer, she has developed and produced work at The Brick, The Bushwick Starr, Theater for the New City, Uncanny Valley, Dragon’s Egg Studio in Ledyard, CT, Little Theater at Dixon Place, and CATCH. She is currently doing stand-up around town and developing her one-woman show, Puffy Hair. www.zoegeltman.com.
Renee Rises Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Renee is a Filipina actor, educator, and writer in New York City. Creator of original theater works Sidewalk Sisters; Nanay, Tatay, Anak; and Undressing the Fragments, Renee uses theater, hip hop, storytelling, poetry, and improv to lead her life and the students she shares the world with. Renee’s a disobedient listener, proud feminist, dog lover, Warriors fan, and avid (Elite) Yelper, vintage store connoisseur, and a critical race theorist. She also raps and can freestyle. Ask her to. She might just rap for you.
*Appearing courtesy of Actors Equity