Hansol Jung is a playwright and director from South Korea. Plays include Wild Goose Dreams (upcoming production at the Public Theater, fall 2018), Wolf Play (world premiere production at Artists Rep, spring 2019), Cardboard Piano (Humana Festival at Actors Theatre of Louisville), and No More Sad Things (co-world premiere at Sideshow Theatre, Chicago and Boise Contemporary Theatre. Her work has been developed at the Royal Court (London), New York Theatre Workshop, Berkeley Rep’s Ground Floor, O’Neill Conference, Sundance Theatre Lab, Lark Play Development Center, Salt Lake Acting Company, Boston Court Theatre, Bushwick Starr, Asia Society New York, and Seven Devils Playwright Conference. She is the recipient of the P73 Playwright Fellowship at Page 73 Productions, Rita Goldberg Playwrights’ Workshop Fellowship at the Lark, 2050 Fellowship at New York Theater Workshop, MacDowell Colony Artist Residency, and International Playwrights Residency at Royal Court (London). She has translated over 30 English musicals into Korean, including Evita, Dracula, Spamalot, and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, while working on several award-winning musical theatre productions as director, lyricist, and translator in Seoul, South Korea. Jung holds a Playwriting M.F.A. from Yale School of Drama, and is a proud member of the Ma-Yi Theatre Writers Lab. She is also one of the winners of the 2018 Whiting Awards.
Brian Quijada is an actor, playwright, and composer who has gained national critical-acclaim for his multi Jeff award-winning, multi Drama Desk nominated solo show “Where Did We Sit in the Bus?”. Other acting credits: Bobby Clearly (Roundabout), Oedipus El Rey(The Public Theater/Sol Project), My Mañana Comes (Playwrights Realm) How We Got On(Humana Festival), Beat Generation (Merrimack Repertory), No More Sad Things (Boise Contemporary Theatre), “Blue Bloods” (CBS).
Dámaso Rodríguez is in his seventh season as Artistic Director of Artists Repertory Theatre, Portland's longest-running professional theatre, which became a member of the League of Resident Theatres (LORT) under his leadership. He is a Co-Founder of L.A.'s Furious Theatre, where he served as Co-Artistic Director from 2001-2012. From 2007-2010 he served as Associate Artistic Director of Pasadena Playhouse. Directing credits include 20 productions at Artists Rep, along with work at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, South Coast Repertory, Actors Theatre of Louisville, American Conservatory Theater, Intiman Theatre, A Noise Within, and The Playwrights' Center. Recent Artists Rep projects: the Rolling World Premiere of Wolf Play by Hansol Jung and The Great Divide by E.M. Lewis, in development with Artists Rep and Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Dámaso is a recipient of the L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award and the NAACP Theatre Award. He is a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.