Sherri Rose

Writer/Performer

Sherri is a writer/performer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. How Not To Die, Sherri’s second full-length solo show, was performed at the San Francisco Fringe Festival and the San Diego International Fringe Festival. Her first show, Waiting: A Love Story, was performed at the Minnesota Fringe Festival and the iNDY Fringe. Sherri has performed throughout Northern California, including the Mojo Theatre, the Marsh, the Alcove Theater, the Dragon Theatre, Esalen Institute, Stage Werx, and the Broadway Playhouse. She co-produced and performed her work at Tuesdays Too, a showcase for solo artists, at Stage Werx in San Francisco. Sherri studies writing and performance with Ann Randolph, Kimberly Lester, and Peter Papadopoulos.

Kimberly Lester

Director/Developer, Waiting: A Love Story & How Not To Die

Kimberly Lester, a new works artist, has been developing and staging original pieces for the past decade. Her experience spans theatre, dance, performance art, and site-specific work. Kimberly has degrees in Theatre and English from Ohio State University. She has taught Theatre & Dance at Tiffin University, Vincennes University, and St. Mary-of-the-Woods College. Currently Kimberly is the Co-Artistic Director of The Mojo Theatre in San Francisco.

Martha Rynberg

Director/Developer, Beyond The Pale

Martha Rynberg is the director of the internationally acclaimed W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour, the basis for Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, a late-night talk show on FXX. Martha worked as producer on Totally Biased, sculpting content and coaching performance. Martha spends most of her time at Solo Performance Workshop, where she has worked with over 100 performers to show, rather than tell, their stories. She is also the director of a number of outstanding full-length theatrical projects.