Meggie has been directing, assistant directing and dialect coaching in the Twin Cities since 2012. Recent directing credits include Persistent Theatre Production's: When We Were Young and Unafraid by Sarah Treem, the new play To Evaporate by Alyssa Brooke and The Basset Table by Susanna Centlivre. Meggie has directed and assistant directed with companies such as History Theatre, Gadfly Theatre, Theatre Unbound, Northern Starz Theatre, Workhaus Collective, Theatre Pro Rata, Mixed Blood Theatre, MN Fringe and more. Meggie was also a co- playwright of the new work The Bernice Project which premiered as a part of the fledgling program at the Phoenix Arts Nest. Visit here to learn more about Meggie:
Production Manager and Resident Stage Manager
Sarah graduated from the University of Wisconsin La Crosse with a degree in Theater. She moved to Minneapolis and has been Stage Managing and Directing with various theater companies the past five years. She likes to help produce new works or works that are not often produced. Her favorite shows to work on are ones that feature women and GLBTAQ+ people. During the day Sarah works as at a Senior Living Community as part of a Life Enrichment team. She enjoys bringing the arts into work through music and skits. Sarah plays violin and is a proud member of Minnesota Philharmonic Orchestra, the nations first GLBTAQ+ orchestra. They just celebrated their 25th anniversary.
Artistic Associate and Resident Assistant Stage Manager
Alex graduated from the University of Wisconsin Green Bay with degrees in Non-profit Administration and Spanish. She’s been involved in theatre since middle school, and since moving to the Twin Cities has stayed engaged in the performing arts scene by volunteering for various organizations. Alex loves the exciting challenges and energy that come with a constantly changing production and cast, and is motivated by improving processes and running a well-oiled machine, both in front of and behind the scenes. She had the opportunity to work with Persistant Theatre Productions and immediately fell in love with the company’s mission, powerhouse team, and high quality products. She couldn’t leave! Alex works at Animal Humane Society in the Marketing department during the day and just adopted a puppy named Benji. In her free time she enjoys the company of loved ones, sipping on a well-brewed cup of coffee, strolling through nature, and feasting on quality food.
Zoe is the Annual Giving Producer and Writer at Animal Humane Society. She uses compelling animal stories to inspire supporters and meet bold fundraising goals. Her previous non-profit experience includes four years at Planned Parenthood MN, ND, SD where she specialized in organizational effectiveness and led conversations about abortion stigma and trainings on diversity and inclusion. Zoe has fostered nearly 75 homeless animals and has a soft spot for senior Chihuahuas and neonatal kittens.
Kelsey is a dynamic and passionate fundraiser working in the Twin Cities. She enjoys working with individuals and grant making organizations to match their philanthropic interests with the goals of non-profits she is passionate about. She is a life-long learner with a Master’s Degree in Non-profit Management from Hamline University and Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies and Psychology from the University of Minnesota. In her free time, Kelsey enjoys running and hiking trails, cheering on the Minnesota United (Go Loons!), or curling up with a good book with four pets.
Kelly has many years of experience in art and women related fields. She started costuming when she was 8 years old and it’s her main hobby and passion. She works with friends to run gaming conventions and leads games for attendees to play. She also designs props and costumes for Fete Fatale Productions, a combination of LARP and escape room events. Kelly attended the University of Minnesota Engineering Department and experienced first hand the challenges women face by being part of the first class that was almost 50% women and still getting treated less than the men. She worked for two years with the Minnesota business college teaching courses to high schoolers where they explored cultural diversity and the different expectations of men and women. Kelly loves to explore and play in theater. One of the greatest things you can do is expand your knowledge and increase your education to learn what choices you have in life.