Avye Alexandres

Avye Alexandres

Avye is an artist working in both the visual and performance realms. Some of her favorite things include: old family photos, cacti, projections, Hubble imagery, blue glass, Wanda Jackson, potato chips, the sun, furry creatures, LEDs, and abandoned buildings.

Greg Allen

Greg Allen

Greg Allen is founder of the Neo-Futurists and creator of Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind (30 Plays in 60 Minutes) as well as over three dozen other original performances.  He teaches playwriting and performance at University of Chicago, DePaul, Columbia College, Walter Payton College Prep, and in residencies at university and theater programs across North America.  His next endeavor is directing/adapting Eugene O'Neill's preposterous nine-act, five-hour play Strange Interlude at the Goodman Theater.

Sulia Altenberg

Sulia Altenberg

Sulia Altenberg is a kid performing around the Twin Cities with a few cool theater groups ranging from amateurs to professionals. She has been the President of the Young Artists Council of Youth Performance Company for a year now. Sulia is a student at South High School, hopefully graduating in the class of 2013!

Travis Anderson

Travis Anderson

Travis Anderson is Minneapolis-based editorial photographer who plays jazz piano with his trio but is secretly trying to break into Hollywood as a director while writing the orchestral score to the film he co-directed with Paul Danhauser called Feeding Randy.

Linda Sue Anderson

Linda Sue Anderson

Linda Sue Anderson is a local actor, on staff at the Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce and proud resident of North Minneapolis.

Matthew G.  Anderson

Matthew G. Anderson

Matthew G. Anderson is a screenwriter and independent filmmaker with 15 years' experience acting on local stages. Most recently he wrote and directed the comedy web series Theater People.

Steve Antenucci

Steve Antenucci

Steven Antenucci is the Executive Director of Theatre in the Round Players in Minneapolis.

Melodie Bahan

Melodie Bahan

Melodie Bahan is the Director of Communications at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. Prior to joining the Guthrie in 2000, she spent 10 years in New York, where she served as the president of the New York chapter of the National Organization for Women and worked for a number of elected officials and political candidates.

Paul Barnes

Paul Barnes

Paul Barnes is the Producing Director of Great River Shakespeare Festival and a freelance director who makes his home in Ashland, Oregon. Regional directing credits include productions at the Folger Theatre, Denver Center Theatre Company, the Alley Theatre, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Pioneer Theatre Company, Indiana Rep, Milwaukee Rep, Kansas City Rep, the Commonweal Theatre, American Players Theatre, and the Oregon, Alabama, California, Idaho, Orlando, and Utah Shakespeare Festivals.

Jeff Bartlett

Jeff Bartlett

Jeff Bartlett has been working with the performing arts in the Twin Cities since the mid-1970’s. He was the Founding Artistic Director of the Southern Theater, a post he held until 2008. He is also an award-winning lighting designer specializing in alternative theater and dance.

Brian Beatty

Brian Beatty

Brian Beatty's writing has appeared in numerous print and online publications. He’s performed locally at the 331 Club, Bedlam Theatre, Brave New Workshop, Fitzgerald Theater, Nomad World Pub, Soap Factory, Walker Art Center and the Woman’s Club of Minneapolis.

Brian Beatty

Brian Beatty

Brian Beatty's writing has appeared in numerous print and online publications. He’s performed locally at the 331 Club, Bedlam Theatre, Brave New Workshop, Fitzgerald Theater, Nomad World Pub, Soap Factory, Walker Art Center and the Woman’s Club of Minneapolis.

Heidi Berg

Heidi Berg

Heidi Berg is a freelance performer who has worked with many great companies, and a few mediocre ones, in the Twin Cities. She is also the owner of Xtended Run Apparel, a custom silk-screening company which started when she and her husband thought, "I wish smaller theater companies had better, or any, swag. I'd wear an -insert company name- t-shirt." Also, and this is just between us girls now, she is a person of interest in many strange events of late.

Matt Berg

Matt Berg

Matt Berg works in non-profit management and health care administration in Minneapolis. He has been involved in theater from an early age and has written for the High Plains Reader in Fargo. He attended Concordia College in Moorhead and will soon receive a Masters in Communications from North Dakota State.

Nathan Bergstedt

Nathan Bergstedt

Nathan Bergstedt is the Arts and Entertainment Editor at the Grand Rapids Herald-Review and is the co-founder of the Uncommon Loons Theatre Company.

Alan M. Berks

Alan M. Berks

Alan M. Berks is a Minneapolis-based writer whose plays have been seen in New York, Chicago, Phoenix, Indianapolis, San Francisco, and around the Twin Cities. He helped create Thirst Theater a while back. Now, he’s the editor of this here magazine. He’s also written Almost Exactly Like Us, How to Cheat, 3 Parts Dead, Goats, and more.

Sonya Berlovitz

Sonya Berlovitz

Sonya Berlovitz worked as a costume designer for Theatre de la Jeune Lune (1980–2008). Her work has also been seen at American Repertory Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, New Victory Theater, Ten Thousand Things Theater Company, Stuart Pimsler Dance Theater, Minnesota Dance Theatre, Children’s Theatre Company, Guthrie Theater, and many others. In 2007, her designs for The Miser were presented at the Prague Quadrennial.

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Candace Bilyk

Candace Bilyk

Candace Bilyk is a composer, classical violist, and native Minnesotan. Her most recent work, the score for The Awakening (commissioned jointly by Savage Umbrella and 3AM Productions), has been described as "dark, complex, and thorny" (TC Daily Planet). Her playing can be heard on the soundtrack of Jason Schumacher's new film The Telephone Game later this summer.

Cristeta Boarini

Cristeta Boarini

Cristeta Boarini is the host and managing editor for Culture Queue, an arts and culture radio program at the University of Minnesota's Radio K. A double major in journalism and film studies, Cristeta is an honors student who also studies French and comparative literature.