Founding Artistic Director
Roman (he/him) is a Theatre Producer, Educator, and Director who currently serves as a Program Analyst and Specialist for the California Arts Council, managing and supporting the state's Arts in Corrections, Reentry Through The Arts, and Emerging Artist Fellowship programs. Most recently, he was the Assistant Executive Director and a Resident Artist at Dell'Arte Inc. As Artistic Director at LAP and Production Coordinator at Teatro Espejo, he coordinates seasons, programs, and education initiatives. He's served on boards of various art non-profits, is a Kennedy Center National Arts Impact Award recipient, Herb Alpert Theatre recipient, and was one of American Theatre's "6 Theatre Practitioners You Should Know." he has over 55 credits as a Theatre Practitioner and is a proud member of SDC.
Gwynn (she/they) is a queer, filipina theatre artist and Bay Area native. She has received her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Theatre Arts from Humboldt State University. Aside from Psychology, she has experience working with Ron Burrus & Philip Charles MacKenzie at the Art of Acting Studio in LA, Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre, Pacifica Spindrift Players, Dublin Conservatory Theatre, Humboldt's TFD Department, and Las Positas College. Offstage, Gwynn has guest costume-designed for Teatro Espejo, and directed for TVRT's Children's Musical Theatre Camp. Currently, Gwynn is workin as an independent practitioner as a Co-Coordinator of Social Media for LAP and The (S)kinforlk Collective. She hopes to further integrate her psychology knowledege with aspects of theatre involving Intimacy Coordination, Education, Human Resources, & DEI Initiatives.
William English III
William (he/him) is a stage, film, and voice actor based in Northern California who serves on the Board of Directors for Redwood Curtain Theatre. He is also a working EMT and bassist in the indie-rock band, The California Poppies. Most recently, he was part of the upcoming film, The Sky Is Everywhere (Dir. Josephine Decker). With over 35 theatrical credits, some of his selected acting credits include: Every Brilliant Thing (Creative Type Productions), Prodigal Son (Redwood Curtain Theatre), Radioman (Dell'Arte International), Evil Dead: The Musical (HSU -- invited to KCACTF Region 7), Final Fantasy VII: A New Threat (Audiobook Novelization), and A Spark In Nothing (To The Moon Filmworks). Training: Humboldt State University -- B.A. in Psychology & Theatre Arts, Open Jar Institute. @williamenglishthe3rd
Jess (she/her) is a theatre maker whose focus is based on topics from voices that are seldom heard. Graduating from Adelphi University in 2020, she is an original member of the Adelphi Alumni Playwrights Group, where she's had performances of her most recent work, The Door War, and Still Waters Run Deep on Zoom. She recently had the opportunity to have her play, Entangled involved in the Lime Arts 20x20 Fringe Festival. Jess' ten-minute play, Trials and Tribulations had also been nominated at the 2021 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region 2.
Alexis Elisa Macedo
Alexis (she/her) is a poet, playwright, director, and activist from California's sunny Central Valley. As a phenomenally unapologetic Chicana, Macedo's work uplifts and empowers the silenced and marginalized voices of BIPOC and women. She's a National Theatre Institute Alum (Advanced Playwright '20) and has a B.A. in Theatre Arts -- Acting Emphasis from Fresno State ('21). Macedo is a Miranda Family Fellow, the recipient of KCACTF/LORT ASPIRE Leadership Fellows Meritorious Achievement, and grants from The Bushwick Starr and The League of Women Voters of Fresno. Macedo's originals performed for SolFest - Latinx Theatre Festival, Matchbox Theatre Co., Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center, and LAP featured her play Red Hood(ie) in their 20x20 Fringe. Macedo is currently a semi-finalist for Concord Theatrical's 46th Annual Samuel French OOB Short Play Festival and pursuing her certification in Chicanx/Latine Ethnic Studies in Secondary Schooling.