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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. 

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Board Member

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 | 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 The Brick, Judson Memorial Church, Joe's Pub, The Performing Garage, JACK, and more. Residencies and fellowships include the Woodward Residency, Atlantic Center for the Arts, IRT Theater, Theater Reconstruction Ensemble, The In-Between People, and Oregon Shakespeare Festival. MFA in Playwriting, Brooklyn College.



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).

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