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Ellen Di Giovanni holds a Licence in French literature from the University of Paris 8 Saint Denis-Vincennes and was trained in theatre with Philippe Gaulier and Monika Pagneux. She has directed for L’Étrange peine, théâtre Company in Reims, and for FoodPlay Productions and the Boston Theatre Marathon in the United States. From 2001 to 2008, she taught in the Modern Languages Department at MCLA, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams.

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Kali Quinn is a musician and performer who uses innovative story-telling and physical play to make theatre. She has created two multimedia, violin-playing solo shows -- VAMPING and OVERTURE TO A THURSDAY MORNING -- that have played Off-Off Broadway and at the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival, as well as at several universities in the United States. Kali holds an MFA in Ensemble-Based Physical Theatre from the Dell’Arte School of International Physical Theatre and works as the Stateside Workshops and University Relations Director for Accademia Dell’Arte in Arezzo, Italy. She is currently the Mask and Clown Instructor for students in the Brown University/Trinity Rep MFA Program.

Alternative theatre maker Katie Pearl is known for the visceral and idiosyncratic nature of her projects. She and long-time collaborator Lisa D’Amour have created a body of work that has won significant attention in New York, Austin, and Minneapolis. They have won several awards, including, with fellow collaborator Kathy Randels, a 2003 Village Voice Obie for NITA AND ZITA, in which Pearl performs. She is an alumnus of the Drama League of New York (Directing Fellow, 2000) and a Roothbert Fellow (2004).