WRITER/ACTOR - LOUSINE SHAMAMIAN
Lousine Shamamian is an Armenian-American performer and stand up comedian who has performed at Gotham Comedy Club, The Stand, NY Comedy Club, Eastville Comedy Club and Greenwich Comedy Club, just to name a few. She created, wrote, directed, performed and edited Lousine: Lesbian Matchmaker To The Straights, a comedy web series; and was featured in an episode of MTV's Inside Joke web series featuring comedian Mark Normand. She has a 15 year career as a television editor, her credit highlights include VH1's Mob Wives, Bravo's Queer Eye For The Straight Guy, MTV's True Life, TLC’s Say Yes To The Dress and PBS's History Detectives. As an assistant editor she worked on Boys Don't Cry.
DIRECTOR - MISTI B. WILLS
Misti B. Wills (Director) Off-Broadway: In Search of Euphoria World Stages), Tempest (La MaMa, Assistant Director) and Twilight the Musical (New World Stages, Assistant Director) Off-Off Broadway: The Drunken City (Jump for Joy Productions, NY Workshop Theatre), Sorry for your Loss(Abingdon Theater), Afterlight (Cherry Lane, 2009 NY Fringe Festival), Songs for a New World, Twelfth Night (Shakespeare's Sister Company), The Pearl Merchant, Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice. Fave Regional Credits include My Fair Lady (Forestburgh Playhouse) and a national tour of The Imaginary Invalid. Misti holds a Master of Arts degree in Theater Education from Emerson College and has trained with Anne Bogart, David Mamet, Michael Mayer and Kristin Linklater. She has assistant directed Karin Coonrod, Scott Schwartz and Gabriel Barre. Misti has taught on the acting faculties of the New York Film Academy and The American Academy of Dramatic Arts and is currently an adjunct professor at Long Island University in Brooklyn. Associate Member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.