Annie Wilson- shimmering, modern cave woman in the psychedelic metropolis, which Philly isn't, but she lives there anyway.
Iris McCloughan- poet, performer, creator of Teena Geist and No Face company member.
Headlong- center of an artistic community in Philadelphia trying to create work that matters.
Helen Hale- transplant to Philadelphia from Atlanta, GA. Part Athenian warrior, part geek.
Naomi Klein- Non-fiction writer.
Eppchez- verbing and verving through life and creation.
Reverend Billy and The Church of Stop Shopping- With a touch of high church, the Rev Billy gets his hair up like Conway Titty.
BUTT KAPINSKI- aka Deanna Fleysher, comedian & director extraordinaire.
Tere O'Connor - needs no introduction. A deep, rigorous, expansive thinker and choreographer.
Timothy Speed Levitch- my actual hero. A licensed tour guide kind of...
The Nap Ministry - I met Tricia at a Little Fires organized by Helen Hale and Maggie Ginestra. Her presence booms. Get up in her wisdom-work.
Charles and Miranda Shackleton- furniture, pottery and place-makers in Woodstock, VT.
Magda San Millan- genius jester empath and troublemaker.
Liat Berdugo- artist working the digital, the visual, and the verbal. Based in San Francisco, CA.
Steve Roggenbuck- internet poet living in Tuscon.
Team Sunshine Performance Corporation- dedicated to creating theatre events in Philadelphia, PA.
Swim Pony- Adrienne Mackey, pulling out theater's guts to see what's there. Day in and day out.
The Bearded Ladies- queer, experimental cabaret troupe based in Philadelphia, PA.
The Berserker Residents- three funny men being funny together. Philadelphia, PA.
Polyglot - leading creator of interactive and participatory theatre for children and families. Based out of Australia.
Ninth Planet - feminist performance platform based in Philadelphia.