Atosa Babaoff (Performer) has performed at A.C.T., Berkeley Rep, The Magic Theater, and Golden Thread. Atosa has been a member of Laura Arrington Dance and performed at Abrons Art Center in NYC as part of the American Realness Festival. She has also performed Liz Tenuto and Company at Bruno's and the Joe Goode Annex. Atosa received her MFA from A.C.T.
Beatrice Basso (Performer) has performed at Brava Theater, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Eureka Theater, Exit Theater, Kunst-Stoff, Thick House, A.C.T. Costume Shop, YBCA, Noh Space, The Western Stage, and on the East Coast at Long Wharf Theatre. She has appeared in several short films, which have been featured at international film festivals. She is director of new work at A.C.T. and is a dramaturg and translator. Beatrice Basso has studied theater at the University of Padua, Italy, and at Royal Holloway University of London.
Nora El Samahy (Performer) has performed with Campo Santo, Golden Thread Productions, Alter Theater, Aurora Theatre, Magic Theatre, foolsFURY, Travelling Jewish Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Exit Theatre, Theatre Rhinoceros, Woman’s Will, Shotgun Players, and African American Shakespeare Company, among others. Nora is a Pilates teacher and co-owner of studio 74 pilates. She received her BA in psychology from Wellesley College.
Emily Hoffman (Writer/Director) is a writer and director from Brooklyn, NY. Her poems have appeared in The New Republic, The Threepenny Review, and Prodigal Literary Magazine and her writing about performance has been published by BOMB, Music & Literature, and the Movement Research Performance Journal. In 2016, she will be in residence at NYU's Center for Ballet and the Arts working on a book of poems entitled Essays on Dance. She has worked on staff at the Public Theater, American Conservatory Theater, and for New York City Players.