Lormarev Jones

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Lormarev Jones is a Director, Choreographer, and Educator currently based in Raleigh. She received her MFA in Theatre from Sarah Lawrence College. Lormarev has served as a director and choreographer at many theatres and high schools in the Triangle, including North Carolina State, Meredith College, Raleigh Charter High School, Raleigh Little Theatre and many others…. Read more »

Timothy B. Tyson

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BLOOD DONE SIGN MY NAME: Author of the original book Blood Done Sign My Name Timothy B. Tyson, author of the much-acclaimed BLOOD DONE SIGN MY NAME and other award-winning books, is a Senior Research Scholar at the Center for Documentary Studies and Visiting Professor of American Christianity and Southern Culture in the Divinity School… Read more »

Sara Jean Accuardi

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Playwright Sara Jean Accuardi’s full-length plays include The Delays, BREAK, The Storyteller, < 3, Love Scenes, and Portrait of the Widow Kinski. Her writing has been produced and developed around the country, including with Theatre Vertigo, Seven Devils Playwrights Conference, Something Marvelous, Victory Gardens, Portland Center Stage, Chicago Dramatists, The Blank Theatre, and Spooky Action... Read more »

Lynn Nottage

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Lynn Nottage is a playwright and a screenwriter. She is the first, and remains the only, woman to have won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama twice. Her plays have been produced widely in the United States and throughout the world. Nottage recently premiered Floyd’s at the Guthrie theater. She wrote the book for the world… Read more »

Ryan Gentry

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Native Gardens: Fight Director Ryan Gentry is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University, where he studied Performance, and Stage Combat. He has received training, and recognition, in all eight weapons with the Society of American Fight Directors, as well as firearms certifications. He teaches at Orange High School, and can also be found at various… Read more »

Abigail Nover

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Native Gardens: Sound Design PlayMakers: Debut. Off-Broadway/New York: Leave Your Politics (Laguardia Performing Arts Center, Rough Draft Festival) Regional: A Streetcar Named Desire (Palm Beach Dramaworks), The Cubans, Confessions of a Cocaine Cowboy, One Night in Miami (Miami New Drama), Amparo (Broadway Factor) University: In the Red and Brown Water, Street Scene (New World School… Read more »

Nick Guariglia

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Projections Designer PlayMakers: Debut; Assistant to Light Design (Sherwood, Rui Rita; Native Son, Reza Behjat; Ragtime, Masha Tsimring; Everybody, Cha See; Dairyland, Amith Chandrashaker) Off-Broadway/New York: Temples of Lung and Air (Theatre Row). Education: BA in Dramatic Arts, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill : @Phyreworks : @nickyooze

Maranda DeBusk

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Spring Awakening: Light Design PlayMakers: Debut. Currently traveling from theatre to theatre across the U.S., Maranda’s recent work has been seen in and around Atlanta, GA; Greenville, SC; Lexington, KY; Flat Rock, NC; Asbury Park, NJ; Rock Island, IL; Syracuse, NY; Providence, RI; and Knoxville, TN. In 2017, Maranda’s lighting design for A Lesson Before… Read more »

Erin West

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Spring Awakening: Costume Design PlayMakers: Debut. Education: MFA in Costume Design from The Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University and a BA in Studio Art from James Madison University. Currently serving as the Costume Shop Manager for Duke University, she has worked with Washington & Lee University, James Madison University, Westminster College,… Read more »