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executive director, lucas willett

Lucas Willett is an Australian somewhat lost in Chicago. Despite having absolutely no background in theatre, Lucas is happiest when he’s funding, organizing, planning, and scheduling to get the best artists together and watching the resulting theatre happen. He has been a software engineer and engineering manager in some of Chicago’s most- and least-loved tech companies, and enjoys putting all of that hard-won experience to use, driving forward the state of Chicago storefront theatre production.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

artistic director, bec willett

Bec is an Australian, Chicago-based director, designer, and writer who is an alumni of Directors Lab West and a critic for Perform.ink. She has worked on projects with an array of Chicago theatre companies, including 20% Theatre, Actors’ Gymnasium, Chicago Dramatists, City Lit, Dandelion Theatre, MMPACT Solo Jams, NYC Sketchfest, Prologue Theatre, Three Cat Productions, and Waltzing Mechanics. Her Bachelor of Theatre Studies and Bachelor of Education (Secondary) were both earned at QUT, Australia. To find out more about her work and upcoming projects, please visit becwillett.com.

 

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marketing director, leigh yenrick

Leigh is a Chicago based actor, writer, singer, and dancer who aspires to tell stories about ordinary people who go above and beyond for their fellow humans. Other Companies she has worked with include Runcible Theater, Cat’s Cradle, Waltzing Mechanics, Commedia Beauregard, Saint Sebastian Players and toured with CLIMB Theater (MN). She also recently produced and sang in Undercover Cabaret. Leigh has a BAC in Musical Theater from Bowling Green State University and has also trained at The Lir (Dublin, Irl) and The Annoyance Theater. More at www.leighyenrick.com.