NACL Core Staff

Tannis Kowalchuk ARTISTIC DIRECTOR Tannis is an actress, director, and teacher, dedicated to creative place-making and community engagement. She has performed in 20+ company performances, runs NACL education programs, and directs the NACL Streets community street theatre ensemble. A woman of many hats, she also wears a wide-brimmed straw variety as the flower producer at Willow Wisp Organic Farm, and can be heard monthly on WJFF’s “Ophelia’s Flowers”.  Photo: Dana Duke

Tannis Kowalchuk

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Tannis is an actress, director, and teacher, dedicated to creative place-making and community engagement. She has performed in 20+ company performances, runs NACL education programs, and directs the NACL Streets community street theatre ensemble. A woman of many hats, she also wears a wide-brimmed straw variety as the flower producer at Willow Wisp Organic Farm, and can be heard monthly on WJFF’s “Ophelia’s Flowers”.  Photo: Dana Duke

Brad Krumholz ARTISTIC DIRECTOR Brad is a theatre director and scholar. He has created and directed 10 original NACL works, and co-directed 10 seasons of the Catskill Festival of New Theatre. In addition to curating the Deep Space Program and directing new work, he is currently Production Manager and full-time faculty member at Hunter College, and a Ph. D. candidate in Theatre and Performance at the Graduate Center of CUNY.  Photo: Kris Rupp

Brad Krumholz

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Brad is a theatre director and scholar. He has created and directed 10 original NACL works, and co-directed 10 seasons of the Catskill Festival of New Theatre. In addition to curating the Deep Space Program and directing new work, he is currently Production Manager and full-time faculty member at Hunter College, and a Ph. D. candidate in Theatre and Performance at the Graduate Center of CUNY.  Photo: Kris Rupp

Tracy Broyles MANAGING DIRECTOR Tracy has been engaged with and by the work of NACL periodically since 1999. She spent the last 13 years leading Philadelphia's Spiral Q Puppet Theater to new heights as Executive Artistic Director. She is a multi-disciplinary artist, community organizer, and river-lover, lured here by the charms of the Upper Delaware. Tracy performed in Spirits of Lakewood House and Courage.

Tracy Broyles

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Tracy has been engaged with and by the work of NACL periodically since 1999. She spent the last 13 years leading Philadelphia's Spiral Q Puppet Theater to new heights as Executive Artistic Director. She is a multi-disciplinary artist, community organizer, and river-lover, lured here by the charms of the Upper Delaware. Tracy performed in Spirits of Lakewood House and Courage.

 
Brett Keyser PRODUCTION MANAGER / DESIGNER Brett is a performer, writer, and designer working with NACL in various capacities since 2001, and as core staff since 2010. He has collaborated on eight company productions and currently manages Deep Space and other residency programs.  Photo: Dana Duke

Brett Keyser

PRODUCTION MANAGER / DESIGNER

Brett is a performer, writer, and designer working with NACL in various capacities since 2001, and as core staff since 2010. He has collaborated on eight company productions and currently manages Deep Space and other residency programs.  Photo: Dana Duke

Zoot TECHNICAL DIRECTOR Zoot is NACL Tech Master, and ubiquitous provider of event lighting and sound throughout the Upper Delaware Valley.

Zoot

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Zoot is NACL Tech Master, and ubiquitous provider of event lighting and sound throughout the Upper Delaware Valley.

Yurika Sase INTERN / FRONT OF HOUSE MANAGER Yurika is a Japanese actress classically trained in Japanese traditional dance Nihon Buyo and folk song Minyo, Yurika also trained in theatre at Butai Geijutsu Gakuin in Tokyo and at National Theatre School of Canada. She performed in The Weather Project and Courage.

Yurika Sase

INTERN / FRONT OF HOUSE MANAGER

Yurika is a Japanese actress classically trained in Japanese traditional dance Nihon Buyo and folk song Minyo, Yurika also trained in theatre at Butai Geijutsu Gakuin in Tokyo and at National Theatre School of Canada. She performed in The Weather Project and Courage.

 

board of directors

Julio Garaicoechea  PRESIDENT

Mike Uretsky  TREASURER

Cass Collins, Tannis Kowalchuk, Brad Krumholz, Keith McHenry, Liz Whitehouse, Cindy Zingher

 

advisory board

Lizanne Haimes, Carol Roig, Mark Ruffalo, Melissa Sandor, Debra Winger