Theater 29



Top Row: Josh Berkowitz, Hart DeRose, Lisa Wagner Erickson, Elizabeth Faraci, Ellen K. Graham

Bottom Row: Joe Faraci, Shane Rodriguez, Matthew Schultz, Gina Wencel, Meredith Young



Josh Berkowitz is a filmmaker, playwright and mixed-media visual artist. He originally trained as an actor at the University of Michigan but quickly found a more intimate relationship with writing poetry that then led into training as a clown and ultimately became a performance artist. His work is an effort to take childhood and adolescent trauma and transmute it into song, dance and schtick as a productive form of psychodrama. He served as Co-Artistic Director of the Electric Lodge in Venice Beach, CA from 2016-2018. He currently works out of his art studio right in the heart of the Santa Fe Art District. Josh can be contacted at joshberk11@gmail.com for further inquiries into his work.



Hart DeRose is an actor, director, and theatre artist who has worked with numerous local theatre companies dedicated to new works. She has been a company member of the LIDA Project, and has acted and directed with Pandemic Collective, Feral Assembly, and the Lulubird Project.



Lisa Wagner Erickson is a playwright, theatre artist, and educator based in Denver, Colorado. A True West Award Winner, she has also been  a regional finalist  for the  KCACTF 10-Minute Play Award, a PlayPenn semi-finalist, and a Landing Theatre New American Voices semi-finalist. Her plays have been developed and produced across the United States by Primary Stages, Estrogenius Extended at Manhattan Theatre Source, Stickball Productions, Lesley University, the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, No Strings Theatre Company, Lulubird Project, And Toto too Theatre Company, and the Edge Theatre Company, among others. She is the founder and Creative Director of Theater, the founder of the Lulubird Project, and a member of the Dramatists Guild. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing for Stage and Screen from Lesley University.



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