Writers

Writers

Barry David Horwitz has been teaching and reviewing theater for many years–as well as acting and producing plays for The Quixotic Players. He tries to link theater to political and social movements, as he did for many years in English and Drama classes at Saint Mary’s College, Univ/Calif/Berkeley, and Univ/Paris. READ MORE

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Svea Vikander explores untold and necessary topics in print, web, and radio broadcast. She interviews artists and other cultural producers for Arts In Review (Thursdays on KALX90.7FM) and has contributed to gallery catalogues, parenting blogs, Canada’s most-visited progressive news site, and the Swedish magazine Feministisk Perspektiv. READ MORE

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Tyler Jeffreys, the thespian, studies acting and advertising at CSU East Bay. She works as one of those wine snob bartenders in downtown San Francisco, and loves talking about theater and plays to unsuspecting patrons. READ MORE

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Kim Waldron is a retired union organizer who grew up with an actor-mother and brother. She loves all theatre, from Shakespeare to musical to Improv and everything in-between.

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Robert M. Gardner, a native of North Dakota, is trained as an archaeologist, with a life-long love of the arts. He taught for many years at at Saint Mary’s College of California, teaching courses including “Exploring Museums, and Music Around the Bay.” READ MORE

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Rosa del Duca is a writer, journalist, teacher and musician. Her work has appeared in literary magazines like Cutbank, CALYX, River Teeth, and Mission at 10th. READ MORE

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Nicholas Leither lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, and teaches writing at Santa Clara University. His books include Dubliners: A Guide to the Craft of Fiction and Slant: Writing Essays You Want to Read. READ MORE

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John Chakan is a father, actor, and youth development professional. He is passionate about kids, theater, and sports–though not always in that order. READ MORE 

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Reilly is a student at Berkeley Independent School. He has been on stage and performing since he was in kindergarten. READ MORE

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Susan Dunn finds a community, inspiration, revelation and joy in Bay Area live theater. READ MORE

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Pamela Feinsilber was, for ten years, a senior editor at San Francisco Magazine, making sure the cultural coverage was as broad and deep as possible. READ MORE

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Julie Dimas-Lockfeld has been involved in the local theater scene for several decades. A graduate of Stage Group Theatre’s full time acting program, Julie then joined the resident ensemble acting company READ MORE

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Gilad Barach is figuring things out right now. In the meantime, he is enjoying being a student of Comparative Literature at U.C., Berkeley, proud to be a Hebrew teacher, and seeking to go camping more. READ MORE

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Joan Kirsti-Brennan, a lifelong Bay Area resident, Joan teaches horseback riding and trains horses. She also works with the Terma Foundation, an international healthcare nonprofit. READ MORE

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Vince Marie Cuison studies business and music at U.C., Berkeley. Originally from the Philippines, her family moved to New York City when she was six years old and she found her passion for live theater while living there for three years. READ MORE

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Michael Vincent Rodriguez was born and adopted in San Francisco. He spent his formative years in Vacaville, California. An avid observer of the world around him, he found his academic focus in philosophy and aesthetics. READ MORE

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Cindi Stephan is a Bay Area native, photographer, and choir mom. She earned a B.A. in Dance, Choreography, and Performance from Wesleyan University. READ MORE

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Maggie Lohmeyer is a Missouri native who was transplanted to the Bay in 2016. She currently manages the Waller Center in the Haight as a retreat and community center. READ MORE

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Evelyn Arevalo is a Bay Area native, currently studying human development at CSU East Bay. She is passionate about film, literature, social issues and international travel. READ MORE

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John Sklute is a retired professor of English and Comparative Literature.  A long time resident of San Francisco, he was raised in Brooklyn and received his graduate degrees from Indiana University. READ MORE

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Emily Colby is a soon to be graduate from UC Berkeley’s French Studies department. Originally based in the San Francisco, she began exploring her interests in the creative and performing arts at a young age, studying at various Bay Area institutions, such as Oberlin Dance Commons and the Sprindrift Players. READ MORE

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Alisa Hofmann is the Principal Designer of Design Set Match, Chapter President of the San Francisco Bay Area National Association of the Remodeling Industry, and a leader in Bible Study Fellowship. READ MORE

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