NATHAN CANN received his MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU-Tisch. While in school he was selected for Theater Masters where his play was produced in Aspen and NYC. Upon graduation he received his department's award for Outstanding Graduate Playwright. He's been a semi finalist for the National Playwrights Conference at the O'Neill four times and was named a Finalist for the 2015 conference. His play, The Last Buckley, received a workshop at The Kennedy Center and was named a finalist for the 2014 Goldberg Prize. He was also awarded the inaugural Richie Jackson Artist Fellowship.
LEANNE BORGHESI is a Cabaret / Solo Performance/ Musical Theater Artist currently residing in New York and San Francisco. She was recently an Equity Guest Artist at The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Cabaret and Performance Conference, as well as The International Cabaret Conference at Yale University. Credits include solo works and cabaret collaborations “BAZAZZ”, “Accentuate The Positive, A Johnny Mercer Tribute” and Jonathan Brielle's, “40 Naked Women, A Monkey & Me” alongside such performers as Amanda McBroom, Lillias White, Penny Fuller, Marilyn Maye, Tovah Feldshuh, and Sally Mayes. Cabaret credits: “BDSM: Beautiful, Dirty, Sexy, Me!”, “LUSH”, “B.O.O.B.S”, “The Anita Cocktail Hour” (Feinstein's at the Nikko, SF, The Duplex, NYC), “DIVALICIOUS” (SF/NYC) Regional Credits: Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd (Cape Fear Regional), The Servant of Two Masters (Sonnet Rep, NYC), Singin' in the Rain (Gateway Playhouse, NYC), Mr. Irresistible (La Mama. NYC), The Secret Garden (Theatreworks, CA), Spelling Bee (Center Rep) Eccentricities of a Nightingale (The Aurora), Nancy in Oliver (PCPA Theaterfest). Currently training with the Upright Citizens Brigade, NYC, and proud member of Actors Equity.
NICOLÁS MINAS is a theater and film director based in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood of Harlem, New York City. Recently he directed and adapted Carlo Goldoni’s THE SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS for the NYC based company, Sonnet Repertory Theater. He worked as the Assistant Director for the Broadway production of DRIVING MISS DAISY (with James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave), the Assistant Director of Filming for the Emmy Award winning Live at Lincoln Center production of SWEENEY TODD (with Emma Thompson and Audra McDonald), the Assistant Director for the New York premiere of Sarah Ruhl's ORLANDO, and held an SDC Observership on the Live at Lincoln Center Production of COMPANY (Neil Patrick Harris, Patti LuPone, Stephen Colbert). He was the founding Artistic Director of Chicago’s Blindfaith Theater where his production of WOODY GUTHRIE’S AMERICAN SONG received 5 Jeff Award nominations. Training:The Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts (PCPA), Roosevelt University's Chicago Conservatory of the Performing Arts and Advanced Directing at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center. Member of Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab 2011 and proud Associate Member of SDC. He is currently pursuing an MFA in Film Directing from Brooklyn College’s Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema.