|Stephanie Garibaldi is SpeakeasyDC’s Education Director. She is responsible for coaching all the performers on our open mic and directing the 2009 Sucker for Love Valentine Special. She is a member of the cast of SpeakeasyDC’s acclaimed Fringe Festival success, Chocolate Jesus and a rising star on local stand-up stages. She has been performing, hosting, directing, teaching with SpeakeasyDC since 2002.|
|John Kevin Boggs is a local actor and storyteller, was last seen in Camille by the Washington Shakespeare Company and before that in All That I Will Ever Be at Studio’s 2nd Stage. John Kevin was also in the cast of SpeakeasyDC’s The Sin Show, the top-selling show in the 2009 Capital Fringe Festival, and was born and bred in the epicenter of the storytelling revival–Jonesborough, Tennessee– home of the National Storytelling Festival and the International Storytelling Center.|
|Amy Couchoud has been active in the Washington, DC arts community for the past 10 years, having worked at the Studio Theatre, Studio Theatre Secondstage, Folger Shakespeare Library and Arena Stage. Before joining SpeakeasyDC, she was a faculty member of the Studio Theatre Acting Conservatory and co-directed three plays for Studio Theatre Secondstage. Her SpeakeasyDC directing credits include Chocolate Jesus and The Sin Show (co-director).|
|Meredith Maslich has been a storyteller, teacher and coach with SpeakeasyDC since 2006. A favorite on the open mic, she is also part of The Sin Show cast and performed in the 2008 Big Read. Behind the scenes, Meredith volunteers on SpeakeasyDC’s board of directors. With her Masters in organizational development and experience as a fundraising consultant, she brings valued experience to our corporate trainings.|
Maryland native Vijai Nathan is comedian, storyteller and solo-performer. She’s performed at the Smithsonian’s Freer, The Montreal International Comedy Festival, South Africa’s International Comedy Festival. TV appearances include ABC, NBC, PBS, the BBC and Oxygen Network. She tours with her solo shows, Good Girls Don’t, But Indian Girls Do, and McGoddess: Big Macs, Karma & the American Dream.
|Joseph Price has told stories on the SpeakeasyDC stage about brawling over garter belts, streaking, and shopping for online prostitutes. He most recently appeared in The Sin Show as Pride. He is the author of several plays including This Digital Life: Basic Instructions for Coping with the 21st Century, produced as part of the 2007 Capital Fringe Festival.|
|Amy Saidman is SpeakeasyDC’s artistic executive director. She co-directed the 2009 Capital Fringe Festival’s top-selling show The Sin Show, 2009′s Mommie Dearest Mother’s Day Special, and is in the cast of Chocolate Jesus. She has been performing, hosting, teaching, and directing with SpeakeasyDC since 2000 and is a two-time recipient of the artist fellowship award from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanties (most recently for FY2009-10).|
June 4, 2013
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Class: “The Stage Created Memoir” with guest teacher Margot Leitman and Meredith Maslich of Possibilities Publishing
June 10, 2013
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