Irene Solea Antonellis
is a vocalist who has performed throughout the Greater Boston area, and
also is the director of the Suffolk University A Capella Chorus that has
toured widely. She has also developed a career as a lead vocalist in various
studio projects, including a soon to be released CD with international
composer and performer, NH Sarkissian. In addition, Irene is the founder
and director of Global Harmony Project.
Barbara Bourgeois has been acting in the Boston area
for over 15 years. Some of her favorite roles include Marion Ball in Dreams
Once Lost, Mary in Love Mary B, Jennie in A Murder of
Crows and Nell in Haiku, for which she won the NETC Best
Actress award. She has also been seen in local and national television
Paul D'Espinosa is a poet, short story writer and editor
of Bluster, a literary magazine. He also wrote the play, An
Evening with Sonny and Gloria, performed at the Boston Center for
the Arts. In addition, he was co-producer of the Boston premiere of A
Trio of Duets.
Ann Marie Grady, CSJ is a nationally known visual artist
specializing in photography. Her artwork has appeared in Soundings, and
numerous other publications. She has also co-authored with poetess, Cheryl
Willett, Layered Worlds: The Look of Alzheimer's. She has had
shows at several galleries including Regis College, and her work will
be highlighted in the LST Spring 2006 production of Songs of Remembrance
Gary Henoch is an international cinematographer and film
director, and for the past several years has also acted in a number of
regional performances with Southwick Studios in the Boston area. He played
the lead in the Boston Center for the Arts production of An Evening
with Sonny and Gloria.
Peter Hughes is a concert violinist, who has performed
for several years with orchestras in Boston, Worcester and New Bedford.
He has also performed with many stage productions with the Lyric Stage
Company, the Publick Theatre and Boston Children's Theatre. In addition,
he also tours in the LST presentation of Tales and Songs of the Shenachie.
Steven Liebman (RiverHeart) is a guitarist, lutenist and Turkish string
player who has performed extensively in this country and abroad.
Mark Lipman, M. A. writes and performs original music for his group, The Mark Lipman Band, as well as music for theater and video productions.
Ed Merck (RiverHeart) is a historical wind player, who has performed nationally and in Europe with several renaissance and medieval chamber ensembles.
Alan O'Hare is the founder and artistic director of Life
Story Theatre (LST), and has written and directed several plays regionally
and nationally, including Dreams Once Lost and Circles in
Time. He has also acted in several dramas and videos regionally and
nationally. At his roots, Alan is a shenachie, a Celtic storyteller, who
celebrates the mysteries and miracles of everyday lives and communities.
Allison Ruda is an Instructional Designer at Emerson
College. She is also the founder of the Memory and Media project which
pairs early-stage Alzheimer's patients and their caregivers with multimedia
producers (including videographers & editors, photographers, and other
graphic artists) who work with them to create digital portraits of the
Richard Seaman is starring in Long Term Care,
an independent film which will premiere on the West Coast on March 24,
2006. Richard also performs in
regional theater in the Port Angeles, WA area. In addition to his performances
in A Doll's House, Betrayal and The Dining Room,
one of his favorite roles was as Edmund in the LST production of Dreams
Mary B, a teacher for over forty years, was also a community
organizer and activist for children and elders. She resided in New Jersey
where she was a gifted and compassionate storyteller. Mary touched the
hearts and souls of countless people throughout the country with her stories.
To learn more about her, please visit the Love
Mary B page.
C. A. Willett, who has been writing poetry since 1995,
focuses on women, community and social issues such as domestic violence
and a profound need for peace. She also focuses on the natural world,
and the certainty of the human spirit to create a more sound future. She
holds a B. A. from Regis College in Weston, MA and is a Poet Laureate.