V was raised by wealthy people in suburban New Jersey, growing up to be neurotic, alcoholic, homosexual, and old. For thirty years he worked on Wall Street until he became a poet in 2011. His poems and essays have appeared in print and online. Since August 2011, he has hosted a monthly reading series at the Cornelia Street Café in Greenwich Village. V’s previous film experience came in 1992, when he wrote, produced, directed, and starred in a thirteen-minute 16mm film called Hi. My Name Is Valerie. And I’m a Codependent.
Writer / Producer / DirectorWebsite
Kerri Quinn is a New York City based writer, producer and director. Her short film “Lady Liberty” is in post-production. Upcoming film projects include “Texas Hold’em” and “Leaf Boy.”
Kerri has written and produced her own Off-Broadway productions. Her scope of writing is enhanced by her study of improv and acting. In 2012, she was nominated for Heideman Award by the Actors Theater of Louisville. In addition to writing plays, she also writes short fiction, children’s books, and nonfiction. One of her nonfiction pieces appeared in the New York Times in 2017.
Kerri has also worked as a freelance creative consultant and scriptwriter for Q Media, an outdoor documentary film company based in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Kerri has taught creative writing at Northern Arizona University and as well after-school creative writing workshops for young girls. She currently coaches writing clients across the country.
Kerri holds a PhD from The University of Southern Mississippi.
Grace Hannoy is an Indianapolis born, New York based actor/writer/producer. She graduated with honors and received her B.F.A. in Drama from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in December of 2014. She also studied acting at The Atlantic Theater Company Acting School's six-week Summer Intensive. Grace studied producing with Molly Pearson in conjunction with LEAP workshops. She has produced feature film, short film, and theater projects. As a writer, Grace would describe herself primarily as a screenwriter and poet. She recently completed her first feature film, When We Grow Up, which she wrote, produced, and starred in along with an entirely female crew. When We Grow Up won the Best of Hoosier Lens Feature award at Indy Film Fest, and has also screened at festivals in New York City and Woods Hole, MA. She is looking forward to five more festivals, including the Napa Valley Film Festival throughout the fall of 2018. gracehannoy.com whenwegrowupfilm.com
Lori Garrabrant is a NYC based actor, director, producer and Producing Artistic Director & Founder of the New Jersey based Toms River Shakespeare Festival (www.trshakespeare.org). Prior to playing Kat in Lady Liberty, Lori appeared as Hippolyta/Titania in the TRSF 2018 Summer Season production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Previously, she appeared in the World Premiere Production of Edward Allan Baker’s The Framer with Broken Watch Theatre Company (Backstage Critic’s Pick) and the NYC Premiere of James Christy’s Never Tell, also with Broken Watch. Regional credits include work with Foothills Theatre (Worcester, MA) and with The Artistic Home, Griffin Theatre, Red Twist and Theo Ubique in Chicago. Lori trained in Classical Acting at The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art [LAMDA] and has worked in various roles in film, television and voiceover. She is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association.
Director of PhotographyWebsite
Recently selected for the American Film Institute Cinematography Intensive for Women in Los Angeles, Katherine is a New York City-based Cinematographer. After studying architecture and photography while living in the Dominican Republic Katherine returned to Boston in 2008 where she began working in film and TV as a Local 600 Camera Assistant. Applying her design and photography background along with the invaluable lessons she has acquired over the years working in production, Katherine brings a unique style and viewpoint to her cinematography.
Her work spans narrative, music video, and documentary and has recently been screened in film festivals such as Indy Film Fest, Woods Hole Film Festival, and Asian American International Film Festival in NYC.
Alaina Vi Maderal
Alaina Vi Maderal is from Austin, Texas and is super grateful to be a part of this amazing cast and team. Regional credits include: In The Heights, Singing In the Rain, Sophisticated Ladies, The King and I, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Mary Poppins at ZACH Theatre; West Side Story, In The Heights at the Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma. Other theatre includes: Texas’ All State Show Big Fish. Additional credits include: Studied Dance and Gymnastics at The Dancing Center Unlimited II. Alumni of Broadway Dance Center’s Professional Semester Program 2018 and ZACH’s Elite Pre-Professional Company
Art Department Head
Rebecca Scolnick is a content creator / artist / ice cream enthusiast living and working in NYC. You may have seen her earlier this year as Satan in JonBenet: The Musical: The Pitch at The PIT and Manhattan Rep, working as an AD or Script Supervisor on a film set, or creating digital content for TodayTix, Condé Nast, Mars Chocolate, or Nike, to name a few. You can also hear her on Hello & Good-Bi, a new podcast about bisexuality, identity, and representation. In her spare time, she loves reading Tarot and charting personal numerology for herself and others, thinking about writing new material, and snuggling her new pup, Gus.
Gaffer / Grip
Nicola Rose is a filmmaker, freelance editor and casting director. As a director her recent credits include the bilingual film Creative Block (Bloc et Blocage), currently on the film festival circuit, and the featurette In the Land of Moonstones. Most recently she wrapped production on Gabrielle, a short film about a girl who starts ballet in her teens.
Sound Mixer / Boom Operator
Hair & Makeup / Wardrobe
Rebecca van der Meulen
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