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Paul Hood is a Playwright/Director from Harrisburg, PA, and a graduate of Harrisburg Arts Magnet School. His plays have received productions throughout the Tri-State are as well as Central Pennsylvania. His most recent works produced: My Electric Life produced as a workshop production by Theatre of the Seventh Sister and performed at the Steinman Theatre. The Imposter’s Snow Cone Machine produced by Playwrights Alliance of Pennsylvania and performed at Hershey Area Playhouse as well as The Itch of Gloria Fitch, which had its world premiere at Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center’s Capitol Room and was produced by Narcisse Theatre Company.
Paul Hood is also a writer and voice actor for Oyster Mill Playhouse’ Radio Theatre. His most recent works for the stage were as director for Susan Lori-Parks’ Pulitzer Prize winning play, Topdog/Underdog produced by Narcisse Theatre Company and Superior Donuts written by Tracy Letts produced by Oyster Mill Playhouse. He lives in Harrisburg, PA.
The Itch of Gloria Fitch received its world premiere during November of 2016. The play was performed at The Capitol Room at Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center. It was directed by F.L. Henley Jr. and produced by Narcisse Theatre Company.
Previously Published Plays: Aldous Remembers: published by Off The Wall Plays, London. http://www.offthewallplays.com
Kathy grew up on Strasburg’s Grasshopper Level and was a 1967 graduate of Pequea Valley High School. She spent most of her young adult life as a fulltime mother to three daughters and was known as “mom” to all of the neighborhood children. A local Girl Scout leader, softball coach, and community theatre actress, in her spare time she was a painter and writer. Although she was never published professionally before her death, her stories and plays were enjoyed by many in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and Nashville, Tennessee.
At the age of 40, she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Penn State Harrisburg, Summa Cum Laude. She was a science, social studies teacher and the director of the drama club at Bailey Middle School in Nashville, TN, until she retired in 2009.
Unfortunately, Kathy passed away from Lung Cancer in 2014 after a long hard-fought battle, but will always be loved and remembered. She dreamed of being published professionally, and it is our sincerest honor to fulfill that dream.
Mina Anguelova was born in Sofia, Bulgaria and moved to Portugal when she was four years old. In 2008, she had her first solo exhibition “From The Flesh Of Angels” at Contemporânea clinic. Two years later, she Illustrated “Abeille the Queen of Dwarfs” for SONM. In 2011, Mina received her Painting Degree / Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon and had a solo exhibition “Suspense” at Monumental Art Gallery. From 2011 to 2014 she worked as an animator for Bang Bang Animation Studio and in 2017 she started Ribi-ribi Animation Studio. Find her on https://www.facebook.com/minanguelova/
Jennie Wiley is old enough to know better and young enough to not give a hoot. She lives in a house with some people and a bunch of pets, although which are which gets confusing at times. When she writes, she play s with her Yoda and Batman finger puppets and under no circumstances can she resist cotton candy. She says, “I do not understand my own mind, have not found the meaning of life, and only believe 50% of the things I think and say.”
Jennie is a trained librarian, yoga instructor, and mediator. She got her B.A in philosophy from Union University and her MLIS from the University of Pittsburgh.
Born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania as Jodi Lynn Viers, she began her acting and singing career at the age of nine performing for local fairs, organizations and clubs. The following year she was cast as Baby June in “Gypsy” at the Fulton Opera House. During her school years, she performed in various local and regional theater companies, playing the roles of Annie, Little Red Riding Hood, Liesl, Peppermint Patty and Tuptim, to name a few. At 18, Jodi had the opportunity to play the older role of June as she was cast in the National Tour of “Gypsy” as Dainty June as well as perform in the Off Broadway Show, “Rehearsal For Murder”. She also appeared in many industrials and commercials. After the blizzard of ’93, Jodi moved to Los Angeles where she played the role of Alice in the Regional tour of The New Adventures of Alice in Wonderland. While training at the Joanne Baron/D.W. Brown Studio under D.W. Brown, she also took classes with Tepper Gallegos and performed with Michetti/Knowles Entertainment and took on on bit parts in “Strange Days”, “Forget Paris”, “Unhappily Ever After” and the Weezer music video, “Buddy Holly”. After marrying her high school sweetheart, Eric, she returned home to Lancaster, Pa with brief stays in Nashville, Tn, where she joined ASCAP as a songwriter, performed with local country artists and bands and recorded demos. While she and her husband started a family, she became a certified Elementary Teacher, ran a bakery and a children’s theatre all while continuing to be the lead singer of local jazz,party, country and 80’s bands.