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June Carryl


June Carryl (Playwright, Parker) was raised in Denver and attended Brown University where she studied Political Science and English Literature. Her plays include N*GGA B*TCH (developed at Nancy Manocherian's the cell theatre and the Vagrancy), THE WRONGED PARTY (2022 IAMA Theatre's Shonda Rhimes Unsung Voices Commission), COLOSSUS (2023 Ojai Playwright's Conference, semi-finalist 2021 O'Neill Playwrights Conference), BLUE (2023 Scotsman First Fringe Award, Edinburgh Fringe Festival), FLORENCE & NORMANDIE (Playwrights Arena and UCLA, Diversifying the Classics) and GIRL BLUE (developed at CTG L.A. Writer's Workshop). Theater credits include Fraulein Schneider in Cabaret (Celebration Theatre), Gerty Fail in Failure: A Love Story (Coeurage Theatre), the Nurse in Romeo & Juliet (A Noise Within), A.C.T's Insurrection: Holding History, Berkeley Repertory's Civil Sex and Thick Description's Venus. Film and Television credits include: “Y: the Last Man,” “Helstrom,” and “Mindhunter.”

John Colella

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John Colella (Sully) was recently seen on stage at Rogue Machine as Sully in June Carryl’s new play BLUE, which went on to receive a Fringe First Award in Edinburgh. Selected Los Angeles theatre credits include 12 Angry Men and The Seafarer (Laguna Playhouse), nine productions at Ruskin Group Theatre including the world premiere of his solo show An Extraordinary Ordinary Man, the role of Miles, the Pinot Noir loving neurotic, in the original stage adaptation of Rex Pickett’s multi-award-winning story Sideways and in the title role of Cyrano de Bergerac as well as Aldo in Italian American Reconciliation. At Celebration Theatre, John performed in the musicals Cabaret, and The Producers, and at Theatre of NOTE in Niagara Falls. He appeared in Romeo and Juliet with The Chicago Symphony Orchestra (Orchestra Hall) in Chicago. TV credits include “Family Guy,” “Brooklyn-Nine-Nine,” HBO’s “Silicon Valley” (recurring), “Hawaii Five-0,” “Criminal Minds,” “Hot in Cleveland,” “The Soul Man,” “Bones,” “Parks and Recreation,” “Will & Grace,” “NYPD Blue,” “The West Wing” (recurring), and opposite HalleBerry in “Extant.” Selected film credits include The Chicago 8 and Hotel Noir, starring Danny Devito. John played opposite Carla Gugino and Alexis Bledel in Girl Walks Into A Bar.

Michael Matthews


Michael Matthews (Director) recently directed the World Premiere of June Carryl's BLUE at Rogue Machine and then again at the Edinburgh Theatre Festival. Selected credits include: Matilda (La Mirada), Failure: A Love Story (CTG/Kirk Douglas Theatre). Laguna Playhouse: The Seafarer, 12 Angry Men, The Graduate (w/ Melanie Griffith), Billy & Ray, and End of the Rainbow (also with La Mirada). Funny Girl (3D Theatricals), Sons of the Prophet (LA Premiere), Psyche: A Modern Rock Opera (World Premiere) Peter Pan: The Boy Who Hated Mothers (LA Premiere), Very Still & Hard To See (World Premiere). Celebration Theatre: Cabaret, Dream Boy (LA Premiere), Bootycandy (LA Premiere), The Color Purple, What’s Wrong With Angry? (LA Premiere), Take Me Out!, The Women of Brewster Place, The Musical (West Coast Premiere), Stupid Kids (LA Premiere), Beautiful Thing, The Bacchae. Broadway: Butley (Assistant Director). International: Sleeping Giant and The Bacchae (Edinburgh Theatre Festival). Michael is the recipient of 2 Ovation Awards and 9 nominations, 1 LA Weekly Award and 2 nominations, 2 NAACP Theatre Awards, 1 Stage Raw Award, 3 Joseph Jefferson Award Nominations, and is the recipient of the 2015 LADCC Award for Career Achievement in Direction.

Mark Giberson


Mark Giberson (Producer) is a theatrical producer and painter based in Los Angeles. Credits include: BLUE (The Scotsman Fringe First Award) and Sleeping Giant at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, The Producers (Ovation nomination, Best Musical), Bootycandy (5 LADCC nominations, LA Premiere), Dream Boy (LA Premiere), The Boy From Oz (Ovation Award, Best Musical & Best Ensemble), and Priscilla Queen of the Desert (Ovation Award, Best Musical). An award-winning journalist, he also is Principal/Founder, of No Boundaries Theatrical Productions and No Boundaries Art Workshops

Betsy Zajko


Betsy Zajko (Producer) has developed stories from broadcast news to theater. During her tenure at CBS and NPR, she was radio producer for Harvey Pekar of American Splendor, and hosted live broadcasts including the national program “A Change of Season.” She directed Felicia Michaels’ comedy special on Amazon Prime, and co-produced the storytelling monthly hit Rant & Rave as well as two plays at Rogue Machine Theatre where June Carryl’s BLUE had its World Premiere. Theatre acting credits include roles with Steppenwolf, Cleveland Playhouse, Trap Door, Odyssey Theatre, Rubicon Theatre, Son of Semele Ensemble, and Rogue Machine. Television acting credits include, Hunters, Amazon; OK K.O. Cartoon Network; Masters of Sex, Showtime; Curb Your Enthusiasm, HBO; Mike and Molly, CBS; and Body of Proof, NBC. Among her favorite roles is fourteen years and counting of creature puppeteering a 75 pound animatronic saber toothed cat built to fit her by the Jim Henson shop, which appears in shows at The La Brea Tar Pits Museum and The Natural History Museum where she is also a puppet technician. Awards/Nominations: Associated Press, Women In Journalism, Society for Professional Journalists, The Jeff Awards, Ovations, The LA Weekly, and The LA Drama Critics’ Circle. In 2023 she narrated portions of the Crooked Media podcast Dreamtown: The Story of Adelanto by David Weinberg which premiered at Tribeca and produced the award-most offensive musical in history, For The Love Of A Glove: An Unauthorized Musical Fable About The Life Of Michael Jackson, As Told By His Glove by Julien Nitzberg. @betsyboobop

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Rebecca Eisenberg

Rebecca Eisenberg (Producer) is a theatrical and podcast producer based in New York. Some of her notable credits include: BLUE (The Scotsman Fringe First Award), The Producers (Ovation nomination, Best Musical), Bootycandy (5 LADCC nominations), The Boy From Oz (Ovation Award, Best Musical & Best Ensemble), Failure: a Love Story (Ovation Award, Best direction of a Play; Ovation nomination, Best Ensemble & Best Production), Bronies: The Musical (Hollywood Fringe Festival, Best Musical & Golden Elephant Producer/Director Award), and Fireman (5 LADCC awards including Best Production). Additional special events include the viral digital video “You Can’t Stop The Beat” in 2020 to fundraise for The Actors Fund, The 14th and 15th Annual Les Girls concert to benefit the American National Breast Cancer Coalition, the 24th Annual Ovation Awards, and If All The Sky Were Paper, an event to benefit US Veterans at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. Her prior work includes television development at Universal Television and David Janollari Entertainment before embarking on a parallel career in podcasting. She currently serves as the head of the podcast division for Hazy Mills Productions, and acts as the Executive Producer for their slate of shows, including "HypochondriActor" with Sean Hayes, "The Randy Rainbow Podcast," "The GrimmCast," and "Eating Out with Eric McCormack and Steven Weber."

Carla Goodman


Carla Goodman (Set Design) trained in Nottingham, London and New York. Design credits include: The Book of Will (Octagon and Shakespeare North Playhouse) Guy Fawkes (York Theatre Royal); Pride and Prejudice (Nottingham Playhouse and York Theatre Royal); Boeing Boeing; Rope (Theatre by the Lake); Bystanders (Cardboard Citizens); Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis (Stephen Joseph Theatre); Lose Yourself (Sherman Theatre); Romeo & Juliet (Orange Tree Theatre); Joy (Stratford East); Looking At Lucian (Theatre Royal Bath); Gabriel (Richmond Theatre and UK Tour); Ariodante (Royal Academy of Music); How To Date A Feminist, Kitchen to Measure (Arcola Theatre); Rise (Old Vic New Voices). Upcoming work includes 23.5 hours (Park Theatre) and Saturday Night, Sunday Morning (LAMDA).

Chris Moscatiello

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Chris Moscatiello (Sound Design) is an award-winning sound designer, composer, music editor and music director for theater, television and film. TV highlights include “The Walking Dead,” “Eureka,” “Psych,” “Human Target,” “Caprica,” “The Cape” and “Trauma.” He has scored series and specials for National Geographic and The Discovery Channel, as well as specials and promos for HBO, BBC, Animal Planet, MSNBC, ZDF Germany and The History Channel. Theater highlights include The Kennedy Center, The Smithsonian Institution, The Shakespeare Theatre, Signature Theatre, Roundhouse Theatre, Rogue Machine, Antaeus, A Noise Within, Skylight Theatre, The Fountain Theatre, Odyssey Theater, The Road Theatre, Pacific Resident Theater, and he served as assistant conductor for the national tour of The Phantom of the Opera.

Holly Glenn


Holly Glenn (Stage Manager) is a stage manager who enjoys working in new writing and children's theatre. Recent credits include: The Instrumentals (Southbank Centre), WOW! It’s Night-time (Little Angel Theatre), The Nightwoman (The Barbican) Fiesta (SM on Book, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch), FLOOD (ASM, Touring), The Instrumentals (CSM on Book, Little Angel Theatre & Touring), Sleeping Beauty (Stage Manager, The Grange Theatre)

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