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 Michael Dean Morgan

Producing Director 

(He/Him/His) is a professional actor, director, and professor of speech & dialects. All of Michael’s artistic disciplines converge at Rowan University’s Department of Theatre and Dance. He received his MFA at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at the University of California at Irvine. 

Michael was last seen on Broadway in the new musical Amazing Grace and in the first and second national broadway tours of Mary Poppins (as Mr. Banks) and in The Lion King (as Zazu). He also originated the role of Marlin in the world premiere of Disney’s Finding Nemo – The Musical and has been seen Off-Broadway, in concerts at 54 Below, and in regional theaters such as the McCarter Theatre, Barrington Stage Company, Bucks County Playhouse, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Repertory Theater of St. Louis, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Skylight Music Theater, and Utah Shakespeare. 

 

Visit MichaelDeanMorgan.com for updates.

 

 Christopher Gurr

Creative Director 

(He/Him/His) is an American actor and educator known for playing a wide range of roles on Broadway and in theaters across the United States and the more readily accessible reaches of Canada.

He starred as Bustopher Jones and Gus (“the theatre cat”) in the Broadway revival of Cats at the Neil Simon Theatre, the same theatre in which he made his Broadway debut playing Senator Strom Thurmond opposite Byran Cranston in the Tony Award-winning play, All The Way. Gurr has also been seen on Broadway as, among other things, a villainous fop and a hard-nosed sea captain (Amazing Grace), a factory owner and his fastidious foreman (two different stints in Kinky Boots), and a very, very strange man in a yellow suit (Tuck Everlasting). 

Off-Broadway Gurr co-starred in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui at Classic Stage Company opposite Raúl Esparza and, for The New Group, in Erica Schmidt’s adaptation of Cyrano opposite Peter Dinklage. Regionally he co-starred in in the world premiere of The Sting opposite Harry Connick, Jr. at The Paper Mill Playhouse, and Marie, Dancing Still opposite Tiler Peck at Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre. 

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 Erin Ulman

Director of Social Media 

(She/Her/Hers) is a theatre performer and puppeteer residing in New York City with her wiener dog Poppy. Most recently, she toured the country as Blanche Devereaux on the First National Tour of That Golden Girls Show! A Puppet Parody.

 

Erin received her Bachelors of Fine Arts from Otterbein University, where she served as Director of Social Media for the Theatre and Dance Departments. She’s thrilled to be a part of Theatre Story Archive because she believes it’s an artist’s duty to share their own story as well as the stories of others. In doing so, we create a world filled with deeper empathy and understanding.

 

@erinulman 

 
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 Rheaume Crenshaw

Story Collector - NYC/St. Louis 

(She/Her/Hers) Rheaume Crenshaw is a St. Louis native now living in New York City.  She holds degrees in both Theatre Arts and Business Administration.  She works as an actress, singer, and dancer in films, webseries, and on broadway and regional stages.  She has been affiliated with various community service organizations that service the homeless and low-income citizens of New York City and educate the New York City community at large.

Broadway: Groundhog Day and Amazing Grace.  Other New York appearances: Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope (NYCC Encores!), Alternating Currents (Working Theater), and Road Show at (NYCC Encores) National Tours: 1st Nat'l Tour of Waitress The Musical .  Regional:  Rheaume has played leads in Smokey Joe's Café (FLMTF/MGR), Golem of Havana (Miami New Drama/Barrington Stage/LaMama), Raisin (St. Louis Black Repertory Co.), Black Nativity(Congo Square/Goodman), and Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Crossroads/NJPAC).  Some of Rheaume's favorite workshops, films, and web series include:  The Family Resemblance (Bingham Camp Theatre Retreat, The O'Neill Theater Center), Sundance Theater Lab, Subways (Novonovous Prod.), #INSOCIAL (Insta series), and Drama Queenz (web series).  

 

Instagram: @blksunrae
 

 
 
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 Jenna Pinchbeck

Story Collector - Philadelphia 

(She/Her/Hers) AEA is a Philly based theatre artist and has performed with 11th Hour Theatre Co, Walnut Street Theatre, Mauckingbird Theatre Co., and more. She recently co-wrote, performed in, and self produced a sold out run of Ruth and Estelle's a Sequins of Fortunate Events for Philly Theatre Week.

 

Jenna is honored to be a part of the Theatre Story Archive team. Talking to other artists is her favorite thing to do in the world, and she can't wait to document what it is like to be a theatre artist in 2020. She holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Shenandoah Conservatory. When not on stage, she’s helping people find their place in the world as a Realtor with Very Real Estate Powered by: Compass.

 

IG: @jennapinchbeck Podcast: Learning Through Laughter

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 Faith Lynn Diccion

Story Collector - College Outreach 

(She/Her/Hers) is currently a student at Rowan University majoring in both Theatre (Musical Theatre Concentration) and Radio, Television & Film Production.

She recently participated in the Diversity in Arts Leadership (DIAL) National Fellowship coordinated by Metro Arts Nashville, The New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and Americans for the Arts to learn more about arts equity and how to bridge the gap between art and social justice. Through the Fellowship, Faith Lynn created "Sa Bahay: A Filipinx Talent Showcase for Charity" which highlighted rising Filipinx artists from across the country and raised $500+ for the nonprofit organization EmbraceRace.

 

Faith Lynn is so happy to be a part of the Theatre Story Archive and the Quarantine Stories Project. She is eager to seek out, share, and learn from the untold stories of all artists in order to spread understanding and appreciation.

 

 Rebecca Tourino Collinsworth

Story Collector - Seattle 

(She/Her/Hers) is a graduate of UC Berkeley (BA, English), UC Irvine (MFA, Acting), and the Pacific Conservatory Theatre.  At twenty, she made her professional acting debut at the rebuilt Globe Theatre in London.  As a director, she has primarily focused on the development of new voices in theater.  In 2014, Tourino Collinsworth created Parley, a playwrights’ group and producing entity that creates performance platforms for gifted writers; she has directed and produced over 60 world premieres since Parley’s inception.  Her original full-length plays, which include The Naked Eye Planets, Quickening, What She Means, Stamina, Maiden Voyage, cherubin, and Crumbs/Migas, have been produced across the U.S.

 

As a teaching artist, she’s worked with the Claire Trevor School of the Arts, the Alliance Theater, the New York Film Academy, Seattle University, Meadows School of the Arts, Freehold Theatre Lab, Freehold’s Ensemble Training Intensive; and served for three years as Resident Playwright at the Washington Correctional Center for Women as part of the Engaged Theater Residency. 


A Latinx mother of two, Tourino Collinsworth lives in Seattle, Washington.  www.parleyproductions.com
 

 
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 Lynn R Camilo

Story Collector - Las Vegas 

(She/Her/Hers) is an accomplished Stage Manager with experience ranging from intimate to large scale productions. With over 25 years of managing Cirque Du Soleil, Broadway, Broadway Tours, Opera and new works. Currently, residing in Las Vegas.

 

Highlights from her career are in Las Vegas: ABSINTHE, MARILYN! The New Musical!, BAZ: Star Crossed Love (PSM), Cirque Du Soleil – LOVE & BELIEVE (AL), THE PRODUCERS, JERSEY BOYS, ROCK OF AGES, LE REVE. National Tours: HAMILTON (2nd National Tour), CURIOUS INCIDENT OF A DOG IN NIGHT-TIME, (1st National tour), LION KING (1st, 2nd & 3rd National Tours), THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES (1ST National Tour), MISS SAIGON (2nd National Tour). Broadway: VICTOR/VICTORIA, AMY’S VIEW, CLOSER, BLUE ROOM & SWING. Regional: Mc Carter Theater, Santa Fe Stages and Santa Fe Opera.

 

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