Season Two Cast
Rebecca Kling (Lizzie Forden) is a Washington, D.C. based educator, community organizer, storyteller, and advocate for transgender rights. Rebecca has also worked as a touring educator and performance artist, exploring gender and identity through solo performance pieces and educational workshops. Her multidisciplinary performances incorporated conversational storytelling, personal narrative, humor, and more. Rebecca firmly believes that understanding combats bigotry. Check her out online at www.RebeccaKling.com and on Twitter at @RebeccaKling.
Tafisha A. Edwards (Sue Eze) is the Poetry Editor of Gigantic Sequins and author of THE BLOODLET, winner of Phantom Books’ 2016 Breitling Chapbook Prize. Her work has appeared in Bettering American Poetry Volume 2, The Offing, Winter Tangerine, Bodega Magazine, and other publications. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland’s Jiminéz-Porter Writers’ House, and a Cave Canem Graduate fellow. She is currently writing her first collection of poetry, RIOT/ACT.
Randy Haylor (Bryan Forden) grew up in Eastern West Virginia and usually keeps his accent stuffed down deep where it won't scare his DC neighbors. He has performed in the New York International Fringe Festival and has been playing guitar and singing for 20 years.
Cherae Clark (Dr. Eze) graduated from Indiana University’s creative writing MFA. She’s been a personal trainer, an English teacher, and an editor, and is some combination thereof as she travels the world. When she’s not writing or working, she’s learning languages, doing P90something, or reading about war and [post-]colonial history. Her fiction has appeared in Uncanny, FIYAH, and Podcastle. Follow her on Twitter at @C_L_Clark.
Saida Agostini (Lois Hardy) is a queer Afro-Guyanese poet and activist. Her work has been published in the Black Ladies Brunch Collective's anthology, Not Without Our Laughter, the Baltimore Sun, the Beltway Poetry Quarterly, the Delaware Poetry Review, Pluck - The Affrilachian Journal of Arts and Culture, TORCH Literary Arts, and Black Girl Dangerous.
June Dare (Millicent) is an actress originally from Lexington, NC. She has starred in various commercial, film, and television productions such as ABC's What Would You Do? and Investigation Discovery's Murder Calls. June is also blessed to be able to help promote the arts in her community. She has served as a drama instructor for the J. Smith Young YMCA, an acting instructor for the Lexington Youth Theatre's summer camp, and has worked as the creative director for Red4NC's 2018 production of The Vagina Monologues.
Alexandra Faith (Ashleigh Howard/Co-Writer/Director) is a producer/actor/writer with a background in behavioral therapy. But after joining The Actor's Group in North Carolina, to which she credits all understanding of acting, she knew she would never look back. She has used her master's degree in psychology to develop characters on screen, so the student loan debt isn't a complete waste. In addition to auditioning and developing story ideas, Alexandra eats a lot, specifically vegan food.
Miri Josephs (Cassie) is a Seattle-based writer and podcaster. They stumbled into the world of podcasting with "Always Here: An LGBT History Podcast" and quickly begun falling down the rabbit hole of audio dramas afterwards. They can be found on Twitter @mirijosephs.
Genevieve Lantto (Dana) currently lives in the beautiful and sweltering Austin, Texas, and recently graduated with a degree in Mass Communication and Media Studies but has spent even longer studying coffee. When she isn’t rolling dice, directing convention attendees into lines, or finishing the final edit on any of a number of different podcasts, Gen can be found with a good fantasy book, yarn, and the occasional glance at Twitter to make sure her communities are playing nice.
Marianne Kirby (Mama Jo) writes about bodies both real and imagined. She plays with the liminal space between vanishing and visibility. She authored Dust Bath Revival and its sequel Hogtown Market; she co-authored Lessons from the Fatosphere: Quit Dieting and Declare a Truce with Your Body. She has been published by the Guardian, xoJane, the Daily Dot, Bitch Magazine, Time, and others. She has appeared on tv and radio programs ranging from the Dr. Phil Show to Radio New Zealand.
Special thanks to DJ Neace, Carmen Daugherty, Sarah Turberville, Matt Baker, Megan Higdon, Valerie Tovar, Leidy Londono and Robert Bannister for providing ensemble dialogue throughout the season. Also to our special guests from Boob Tube, LitPopBang, The Serpent Cast and the Trans Specific Partnership.
Season Two Crew
dave ring (Co-Writer/Director) is a speculative fiction writer and the chair of the OutWrite LGBTQ Book Festival in Washington, DC. More info at www.dave-ring.com. Follow him on Twitter at @slickhop.
DJ Neace (Creator/Producer) is the creator of Lonesome Pine Podcast. He is an actor/writer/producer located in Arlington, Virginia. He's been performing for several years with Shoestring Theatre, provides the voice of Simon in the audiodrama Superstition, and produces the sports podcast Walking On With Chris Hayes. Find him on Twitter at @neacedj.
Anthony Keys (Musician/Producer) is the owner of LionCat Media, a videography company whose focus is weddings, documentary promotional content, and story telling through video.