Founding Artistic Director / Board Member
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.
Carly J. Bales (she/they) is a performance-based artist, director, and cultural producer based in Baltimore. Her award-winning work spans from plays and devised theatre to ephemeral performance installations in a variety of traditional and non-traditional spaces. She is also an accomplished arts organizer focused on creating intentional spaces for artistic experimentation and collaboration. From 2011 - 2018, Bales was the Founding Artistic Director of EMP Collective, a beloved independent arts space. She is currently the Founding Director of Le Mondo, a grassroots project transforming vacant properties in downtown Baltimore into artist-led art space. More at carlybales.com | IG: @missbales
Cliff (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).
Producing Director / Board Member
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