Mikhael Tara Garner is a New York-based immersive theatre director, writer, educator and activist. She is Head of the Directing Program at NYU/PHTS and an adjunct professor teaching directing alongside Anne Bogart at Columbia University for the Arts in a masters course on Collaboration/Directing. She has worked as a director and educator at the Atlantic Theater, Barnard University, American Repertory Theater, American Conservatory Theater, The Kitchen, Harvard University, Bard University, Grand Arts Center, New York University, The Goodman Theater, The Public Theater, Yale University, American Theater Company, Timeline Theatre, DePaul University, PlayPenn, Court Theatre, and Steppenwolf Theater Company. She was the associate director for Sleep No More, the Artistic Director of Chicago Storefront Uma Productions; Emerging Artist for the National Theater of Scotland, and an Artistic Associate of SITI company.
Dean Poyner [Nashville Repertory Theatre (Ingram New Works Lab), Great Plains Theatre Conference (Holland Award Winner), Playwrights’ Center, Centre Stage Greenville (New Play Festival Winner), The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation award] has partnered as a writer and technologist compelled to embark on a process that could not only make a beautiful play, but make this beauty through an economy of resources.
Carl Faber, lighting designer, [Arena Stage, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Artists Repertory Theatre, Profile Theatre, Ars Nova, Shanghai Centre Theatre, NW Children’s Theatre, plus tours with Bruce Springsteen, Bon Iver and The National].