Kimberly S. Fairbanks

Kimberly S. Fairbanks (she, her, hers) (’18) is a professional actor, proud member of SAG/AFTRA and AEA, and a dedicated advocate of new plays. Kimberly’s work can be seen and heard regionally, nationally, and internationally across the performance mediums of television, film, theatre, and voice over. Kimberly holds a Masters Degree in Theatre from Villanova University and is the recipient of…

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Alexandra Espinoza

Alexandra Espinoza (’18) (they, them, theirs) makes plays as a playwright, performer, director, dramaturg, and more. Playwriting credits include exxx…stasis, exxx…hale… (Villanova Theatre), HOMERIDAE (Theatre Exile Studio X-hibition 2020), and PERIL’s ISLAND, commissioned by Shakespeare in Clark Park in residence at Harrowgate Park in North Kensington. In 2020 they directed the Philadelphia premiere of Angelina Grimké’s 1915 anti-lynching play Rachel at Quintessence…

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Christen Mandracchia, PhD 

Christen Mandracchia (she, her, hers) (’15) earned a PhD in Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Maryland, where she studied the impact of theatre practitioners on the period known as the “Disney Renaissance.” She is a senior lecturer in Theatre History at University of the Arts and has taught Production and Design at Penn State Abington and…

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Jessica Bedford

Jessica Bedford (she, her, hers) (’10) is a Philadelphia based actor, director, dramaturg, playwright and teacher. She has been seen onstage at McCarter Theatre, Walnut Street Theater, Lantern Theatre Co, Montgomery Theatre, Act II Playhouse, Tiny Dynamite, Theatre Horizon, People’s Light and Theatre Co. and other stages in the Philadelphia area. Recent directing credits include…

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Lexa Grace

Lexa Grace (she, her, hers) (’17) is a Philadelphia based director and costume designer. Previous Philadelphia directing credits include: Plays With Friends, Destiny is a Careless Waiter, The ROI Experience (Juniper Productions), A Manayunk Mystery Tour, ShakesBEER Roulette (Manayunk Theatre Company), Clown Sex Ed (Tribe of Fools), A Doll’s House (asst. director/Arden Theatre Company), Bedtime Stories, We Must Share Everything (Villanova…

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