Creative Directors

 

Joshua Young

As a writer Josh has had work developed or produced at: The HERE Arts Center, Dixon Place, NYMadness, Naked Angels, Primary Stages, FringeNYC, MITF, and Planet Connections.  His work has been supported by The 2015 Playwrights Horizons/ Kenyon Institute Playwriting Conference.  He’s a proud member of the Dramatists Guild as well as an IATSE technician and designer.  As a designer his work can be seen in the MoMA film exhibition 100 Years of Post.  He is a founding member of The Playwriting Collective, a playwright driven initiative designed to give voice to artists who’ve emerged from poverty.   http://www.JoshuaDYoung.com

Lucia Bellini

Lu is a producer and director for film and theatre.  She is the director of the upcoming Who Mourns for Bob the Goon? premiering this summer as a mainstage at the HERE Arts Center as part of their Sublet Series.  She is one of the founding members of The Playwriting Collective and runs Bad Babies Films with her husband, George.  Her long-time collaboration with Joshua Young includes the shorts High Stakes Soda Machine, The Orientation, and the staged readings, Godzilla Vs. My Ex-Girlfriends, The Assassination of Privilege, and the upcoming Father-Daughter.   Other recent credits include: director/actor in A Gathering of Unusual Proportions, a collection of original one act plays for theater company WedRepCo, in which she is a company member.

Phillip Christian

Phillip Christian has worked all over America as a regional theatre actor.  He was last seen at Yale Rep in A Streetcar Named Desire.  He has worked at Sonnet Repertory Theatre, The Classical Theatre of Harlem, a season at The Alabama Shakespeare Festival, NYSF, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Cincinnati Playhouse in The Park, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, The Great Lakes Theatre Festival, Emerge @ The Crossroads, Milwaukee Rep, and Hartford Stage.   As a writer his play Biological Tick was a finalist for The Princess Grace Award.  He has studied playwriting at ESPA Primary Stages with Brooke Berman, Tessa LaNeve, Halley Feiffer, and upcoming Kara Lee Corthron.  Other plays include The Weird Sisters and Jig*a*boo. Phillip co-wrote and starred in the short film The Wrath of Siri, which can be seen in its entirety on Youtube.  He is a graduate of The University of New Mexico and Yale School of Drama.  He is a founding member of The Playwriting Collective.

 

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