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Playwright Harrison David Rivers (pronouns: he/him) is the winner of the 2018 Relentless Award for The Bandaged Place. His other plays include When Last We Flew (GLAAD Media Award), Sweet (AUDELCO nomination), Where Storms Are Born (Berkshire Theatre Award nomination, Edgerton Foundation New Play Award), This Bitter Earth (NCTC World Premiere, MN Theatre Award for Exceptional New Work, Lavender Magazine citation for Outstanding New Playwriting), Five Points (MN Theatre Award for Exceptional New Work, BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Award for Best New Work, Lavender Magazine citation for Outstanding New Playwriting), and Broadbend, Arkansas (Broadway Black’s Antonyo Award nomination for Best Book of a Musical, Times Square Chronicles citation for Best New Off-Broadway Musical and Outstanding Book of a Musical). Harrison was named a Runner-up for the 2018 Artist of the Year by the Star Tribune and a 2017 Artist of the Year by City Pages.
(pronouns: he/him) is a California-based director and actor. West relocated to the Bay Area almost nine years ago after 16 years in Seattle, WA where he directed productions of the Seattle cult hit Sex In Seattle: Episodes 15, 16, 17 & 18 with SIS Productions; ReAct’s production of WELL; and the 2009 West Coast premiere of Illyria and The Seven Year Itch with Redwood Theatre. His Bay Area directing credits include the Playwright Center San Francisco’s shorts and showcase, the African American Shakespeare Company’s production of Cinderella, A Soulful Christmas with Lorraine Hansberry Theatre as well as assistant director on Macbeth also with the African American Shakespeare Company.
Technical Direction, Set Design, and Projection Co-Design... Carlos Aceves (pronouns: he/him)
Projection Co-Design... William Campbell (pronouns: he/him)
Production Management & Casting Coordination... Stephanie Desnoyers (pronouns: she/her)
Costume Design... Corrida Godbold (pronouns: she/her)
Dramaturgy... Jewelle Gomez (pronouns: she/her)
Props Design... Jorge R. Hernández (pronouns: he/him)
Lighting Design... Kevin Myrick (pronouns: he/him)
Stage Management... Elspeth Sweatman (pronouns: she/her)
Sound Design... Kalon Thibodeaux (pronouns: he/him)