ARTIST BIOS:

ANNE GALJOUR (playwright) is a playwright, actor, producer, and playwriting teacher. Her playwriting credits include Turtles & Alligators, Okra, Bird In The Hand, Queen Of The Sea. Solo performance credits – You Can’t Get There From Here, Alligator Tales, Hurricane, and The Krewe Of Neptune. Her theatrical works have been produced by Berkeley Rep, Seattle Rep, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Manhattan Theatre Club, Southern Rep in New Orleans, the Magic in SF, Climate Theatre and numerous college and theatre festivals around the country. Her recent collaborations with Robert Moses Kin Dance Company’s, Fable & Faith, and The Cinderella Principle, both premiered at Yerba Buena Center For The Arts and received subsequent tours. She is a lecturer in the Creative Writing Department at SF State University.

NANCY CARLIN (director) is a director, actor, writer, dialect coach, and acting teacher. A former company member of the A.C.T and associate artist with CA Shakespeare Theater, she has performed and directed extensively in regional theaters, including A.C.T., Berkeley Rep, Aurora Theatre, Shotgun Players, Center Rep, The Jewel Theatre, African-American Shakespeare, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. A theater arts lecturer for UC Berkeley, UCSC, and San Jose State, she holds a BA in comparative literature from Brown University and an MFA in acting from A.C.T. Ms. Carlin is a member of SDC, AEA, SAG-AFTRA, and the Dramatists Guild.She co-authored the musical, Max Understood, and co-produced the feature film, Haiku Tunnel. Nancy is directing The Wolves for Capital Stage fall 2018, as well as solo performers Mick Berry (Keith Moon the Real Me), David Warren Keith as Ram Dass (The Marsh SF)and Roger Grunwald’s The Obligation which returns to Potrero Stage 10-18.

JERI LYNN COHEN (Helen) has been performing throughout the Bay Area for 30 years. She is a Charter Member of SF’s Word for Word Performing Arts Company where she has originated roles in over 16 of their critically acclaimed productions. She has appeared at ACT, Aurora Theatre, Berkeley Rep, Crowded Fire, A Traveling Jewish Theatre, Magic Theatre, Marin Theatre Company, the Marsh and San Jose Stage Co. and she has toured nationally and internationally with Word for Word and the SF Mime Troupe.

PATRICIA SILVER (Miriam) is a charter member Word For Word since its inception in 1993. Her first story was THERE IS A GARDEN OF EDEN by Ellen Gilchrist, followed by XINGU (Edith Wharton) and at least 20 others including many for the school and library tours, and also the France tours. She is best remembered for Olive in Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout. Recently she appeared in AlterTheater's Landless by Larissa Fast Horse and in the Deb Slater Dance Theatre production of Line Of Beauty, with two spectacular dancers and poems by Jane Hirshfield. She spent her youth with the SF Mime Troupe touring parks, the USA, and Europe.

HOWARD SWAIN (Bob) has worked at Ford’s Theatre in Washington DC, Off-Broadway at The NY Theatre Workshop, and at the Theatre Adyar in Paris. Local credits include A.C.T., Berkeley Rep, Word For Word, West Edge Opera, Aurora Theatre, TheatreWorks, San Jose Stage, Magic Theatre, TheatreFirst, Symmetry Theatre, SF Playhouse, Center REP, Playground, and Marin Theatre Company as well as the Oregon, Santa Cruz, Marin, CA, and CO Shakespeare Festivals. TV and film credits include: Nash Bridges, Midnight Caller, Partners in Crime, Kiss Shot, Bed of Lies, Hill St. Blues, Cherry 2000, Miracle Mile, Metro, Golden Gate, Just One Night, Teknolust, and Night of the Scarecrow.

MIRANDA SWAIN (Maya) is a graduate of the Art of Acting Stella Adler Studio’s Professional Conservatory in LA where she resides. She played Lady Macbeth in AOA’s production of Macbeth, as well as roles in Cloud 9, Middletown, and I Love You Twice, a solo performance she wrote and performed about the love between Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker. In the Bay Area, she appeared in A Christmas Carol and Korczak’s Children at A.C.T, and Joe Egg with TheatreFirst. Film credits include: Yahtzee Night, 2037, and Angelics: Rebirth. Miranda studied Psychology at Loyola University, and improvisation with Upright Citizen’s Brigade.

LYNDSY KAIL (Rebecca) Lyndsy’s theater credits includes B Street Theatre, Capital Stage, Sacramento Theater Company, Center Repertory Company, San Jose Stage, San Jose Repertory Theater, SF Shakespeare Festival, and CA Shakespeare Theater. Off the stage and in the booth include games such as BioShock Infinite,XCOMMafia III, Call of Duty,

THE SISTERHOOD OF THE TRAVELING PANTSUITS THEATRE COLLECTIVE is committed to creating new theatre that gives voice to women’s experiences. As such, we strive to create characters that are richly textured, uncensored, and are often silenced or dismissed. As a collective of middle aged professional theatre artists, we seek to give visibility to stories we do not see on stage.


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