Hillary Lake

Hillary is a risk taker and lover of life and people. Her greatest adventure in life has been being a mom to her son and daughter. Her biggest risk to date has been getting remarried in her forties. She is an entrepreneur and her latest venture is a neighborhood bar in the Old Town neighborhood […]

Sarah Weidmann

Sarah A. Weidmann is a proud Chicagoan. She spends most of her time teaching kindergarten through 8th grade minds, bodies, and voices drama at NTA on State and Cermak. She continues to write and perform her own surreal stories in Chicago, mostly with The Kates and Serving the Sentence.  She lives happily with her wife, […]

Margeaux Temeltas

Margeaux Temeltas writes poetry and tells stories. She has been a teacher for more than 12 years, and loves cultivating the writing life in her students. Margeaux taught high school on Chicago’s west side for 7 years, where she coached her school’s Louder Than A Bomb slam poetry team. She currently teaches first-generation college students […]

Lisa Scott

Lisa Scott is a spoken word artist, storyteller and playwright.

Jillian Erickson

JILLIAN ERICKSON is a producer, director, writer, performer and pain in the ass… and not necessarily in that order… Jillian explores the themes of identity, compassion and mental health with an intensity and humor that is uniquely her own. Erickson is co-producer of Loose Chicks, and is the co-producer/director of the long running BEAST WOMEN. She […]

Roberta Miles

ROBERTA MILES’ award-winning autobiographical monologues touch on growing up in Chicago in the 70’s and her life’s indiscretions and romantic regrets. Roberta chronicles her quest for mental and physical health with brutally hilarious candor. She has crafted her monologues into the one-woman show, I Want a Banana, and Other Desperate Love Stories, which she has […]