Janki Mody

Janki Mody is a graduate of the Columbia College Theatre Department’s BA Program in Theatre. As part of the Fillet of Solo festival she performed her original work “The MTHFR Gene: Evidence of a Uterus in Crisis,” which illuminates the hurdles and isolation that many women experience in pursuit of the dream to grow a family.

Carma Rae Gold

By way of Florida, by way of Alabama, by way of Indiana, Carma has landed in Chicago to call the city of Big Shoulders her home. In the classic Jeckyll and Hyde dichotomy, she is a nurse and massage therapist by day, and a stand-up and story-teller, by night. She offers introspective tales told with […]

Devin Dyer

Devin Dyer

Devin Dyer is a Detroit-native now permanently residing in Chicago, working many part time jobs, and attending Columbia College Chicago for a BA in Fiction Writing. She is first and foremost a feminist. Devin draws from her own past experiences to craft emotional and engaging stories centered around race, coming of age, and the turbulence […]

Molly Franklin

Molly Franklin

Molly Franklin could be considered the modern day “Renaissance Wo-Man.” After studying creative writing at Columbia College Chicago, she moved back to her hometown in Cedar Rapids, Iowa where she bartended and taught kickboxing Now, she has moved back to her favorite city in the USA (besides New Orleans) to work as an Office Manager […]

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 […]