Nic Adams (he) is a New York City-based playwright and theatre-maker. His work has been presented at venues such as Judson Memorial Church, Joe's Pub, The Performing Garage, JACK, and more. Residencies and fellowships include Atlantic Center for the Arts, IRT Theater, Theater Reconstruction Ensemble, The In-Between People, and Oregon Shakespeare Festival. MFA candidate in Playwriting, Brooklyn College.
RYAN WILLIAM DOWNEY
Producer and Curator
Ryan William Downey (he) is an actor, playwright, and musician who serves as Associate Artistic Director of The Brick Theater and Co-Director of Title:Point, an experimental theater company that has been producing and presenting work in New York City for more than a decade. Writing credits include Periscope (featuring Richard Foreman and Mary Harron), Sleeping Car Porters (New York Times Critic’s Pick), and Biter (Every Time I Turn Around) (One of Helen Shaw’s 10 Best Plays of 2015).
Curator and Venue Manager
Marianna (they/she) is a theatre-maker, amateur farmer, writer, and experimental violist. You may find them screeching the old horse-hair bow on weathered strings in the woods. Or, more recently, planting garlic and cleaning out composting toilet systems. Favorite credits include mɔːnɪŋ (Gelsey Bell/HERE RAW), Bloodshot (underlords/Exponential Festival), The Infinite Hotel (Michael McQuilken/Prototype Festival), and Crave (Cati Kalinoski/StudentWorks).
Founding Artistic Director
Theresa Buchheister (they/Dude Judy) is a Kansan New Yorker and Artistic Director of The Brick, founder and co-director of Title:Point, artistic director of The Exponential Festival, and co-founder of the recently shuttered Vital Joint. Theresa directs, produces, performs, curates, facilitates and writes for theatre and theatre-adjacent performance realms. Theresa is a voice over director, teacher, performer, and engineer. They are also working with Harrison David Rivers on a fiction podcast residency - Sound Lab.
Sanaz Ghajar (she) is an Iranian-American writer, director, and DJ whose work has been described as “ambitiously subversive” and “unapologetically experimental” (Time Out NY). The shape of her work changes radically project by project, with a consistent focus on alternative structures guided by image and sound. Form is open, so the container of the final expression may be a film, photo-essay, pop-political collage, musical adaptation of a classic, rock-opera concert, animated music video, and more. What unites the work is a continued balance between the personal and political. A deep commitment to the study of philosophy, history, and visual art guides her practice.
Producer and Curator