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Bree Gant is a multidisciplinary artist, thinker, and beauty from the westside of Detroit. Bree’s work is rooted in critical practice, using various forms to explore relationships among self, other, environment, and narrative. Gant was awarded a 2017 film fellowship with Detroit Narrative Agency. They are a 2019 Art Matters Fellowship awardee as well as a 2020 Kresge Arts in Detroit Fellow, and 2021 Artist in Residence with Red Bull Arts. Gant studied film at Howard University, and was a teaching artist with People In Education in 2016, where they trained in restorative practices and humanizing schooling. Bree is a member of the performance ensemble Visions of the Evolution, directed by Cherise Morris, and has presented their artwork nationally.
Alec Silberblatt is playwright and actor originally from Pittsburgh, PA. His plays include: A Tell-Tale Heart (Commissioned for Pittsburgh Public Theater’s Classics N’at Season), The Mon Valley Medium (Pittsburgh Public Theater’s PlayTime Series, Emerging Artists Theater, Carnegie Stage), The Angel of Allegheny County (New Wave Theater Collective), and others. His work has been produced/developed by: The Pittsburgh Public Theater, Playhouse on Park, New Wave Theater Collective, Middle Voice Theater Company, The Barrington Collective, Greenhouse Ensemble, Harridan Productions, and the NYU Steinhardt School. His short films and screenplays have been programmed as part of The Chain Film Festival NYC, Independent Film Festival Boston, Pittsburgh Shorts Festival, Cindependent Film Festival, and The Peace on Earth Film Festival. As an actor, he’s worked with George Street Playhouse, Ivoryton Playhouse, Off the Wall Theater, Hatch Arts Collective, Quantum Theater, PICT Classic Theater, Lake Dillon Theater Company, City Theatre Company, Strange Sun Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater, and Hartford TheaterWorks. TV/Film: American Rust (Showtime). Member: Pittsburgh Public Theater’s Writers Workshop. Training: BFA, Acting CCM.
Catherine Weingarten is a friendly jewish chick from an obscure area of Pennsylvania! Honors Include: the Scott McPherson Award and the Tennessee Williams Scholarship through the Sewanee Writer’s Conference. She has previously developed her “girly, trashy” work with Dixon Place, The Tank, Less Than Rent, Sam French OOB Short Play Festival, Last Frontier Theater Conference and has been awarded residencies through Bethany Arts Community and Monson Arts. BA: Bennington College MFA: Ohio University