Friends of the Festival
Libby Emmons blogs the story of her life at www.li88yinc.com & is co-creator and curator of the Sticky series, www.blueboxworld.com. Her recent plays include Radio Mara Mara( FringeNYC), Zeropia (Clubbed Thumb Biennial Commission) & Girls from Afar (East West Players, LA). BA: Sarah Lawrence College, MFA Columbia University.
Julia Lynton-Boelte has been the manager of a theater company, has lived on both the east and west coasts, is a life coach and executive adviser for entrepreneurs, and has worked with high school students. This combination of experiences has qualified her as a judge of offensiveness and a master at delegating responsibilities.
Robin Cloud is a New York City-based comedian, writer, college speaker, advice columnist for Dapperq.com and actor. Phew! She is the host and producer of her critically acclaimed live comedy show, “The Triple Minority Report,” which packs the house at NYC’s hottest comedy clubs.
Darren Chase is a classical singer living in NYC. He recently released two albums, The Young Debussy and Three Schumann Song Cycles. His repertoire includes performances with the Santa Fe Opera, the American Bach Soloists, the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, the Aspen Music Festival, and the Tanglewood Music Festival. He holds degrees from UC Berkeley, Boston University and CCNY in performance, music, and education.
The Incredible, Edible, Akynos is a international burlesque performer and curator. She is a show-stopping entertainer who has curated, headlined, and performed in productions from New York to Europe. In addition to her work on the stage, Akynos is a sex worker activist.
Les Kurkendaal is a Los Angeles based writer and performer and has been touring Fringe festivals around the globe since 2000. A member of Story Salon, Los Angeles's longest running storytelling company for 19 years, he can be seen in The Lost Cause , Boychick and the soon to be released Bro What Happend ? No, that's not a typo.
Katie Kazimir is a performer and writer from the New York area. She studied improv at Second City New York, The PIT, and at The Magnet Theater. Katie has performed with numerous sketch and improv groups in the Tri-State area, and with the Aspen Ridiculous Theater Company at the Aspen Comedy Festival. Also, you may totally see her for a second as an extra in Spiderman '14.