Lynne Jassem: (comic, tap dancer, monologist, singer, physical comedian) - is a native New Yorker. She broke into show business at the age of 10 on the Perry Como TV Show in 1957. She also performed in the “Borscht Belt” (Catskill Mountains), and on the soap opera ‘The Edge Of Night’’. Lynne has toured internationally with the Claude Kipnis Mime Theatre – performing at The White House, The Boston Pops on PBS, The Kennedy Center and Lincoln Center. In 1981 she formed her own company Manhattan Mime Theatre and toured the tri-state area. Ms. Jassem was one of the 5 founding members of the American Tap Dance Orchestra and performed in several venues including Dance on PBS with tap legend Gregory Hines. Lynne has performed her one-woman shows “Billy” and “Rhythm Anonymous” across the USA and Europe. Lynne was produced by the San Francisco Dance Theatre to perform “Tapestry…A Story of an Artist Trapped In The Corporate World” in 2000. She formed her own Tap Theatre Company, Stepfire, in 1999, performing and teaching in multiple venues throughout the SF Bay Area. Lynne is excited about her Hollywood Fringe debut where she will present her solo show “From Como To Homo - Juggling a Stage Mom, Gender Confusion and Tap!” The show has played at Producer’s Club – NYC (4/15), Orlando Fringe Festival (5/15), Premier Center For the Arts - Milton, Delaware (6/15), San Francisco Fringe Festival (9/15) – won Best Of Fringe in San Francisco 2015, NoHo Fringe Festival (10/15) – nominated for Best Of Fringe in NoHo 2015.
Peter Michael Marino is a NYC-based director, writer, performer, producer and teacher. His award-winning solo comedy “Desperately Seeking the Exit" toured the world for over two years and recounts the tale of writing his West End flop Blondie musical “Desperately Seeking Susan.”. http://www.petermmarino.com/PM2/home.html