Producing Artistic Director
Justin Lahue is a director, designer, and interdisciplinary theatre artist based in Boston, Massachusetts. After several years as a performer, he shifted his focus into design and direction, collaborating with companies including: the Seacoast Repertory Theatre, Hub Theatre Company of Boston, Break A Leg Theater Works, Stagewright Films, and Portsmouth Public Media TV. During the pandemic, he has had the privilege of working with artists from all around the globe to produce digital experiences through this emerging form of theatrical presentation. His recent work in film has been viewed across the world, screening at film festivals in England, Germany, and Russia, as well as in New York City. For more information on his work, visit www.justinlahue.com.
Kelsey Whipple is a Boston based stage manager who received her B.A. in Theatre from Suffolk University. She’s worked with various companies in Boston such as Actors’ Shakespeare Project, Boston Opera Collaborative, At Home Artist's Project, and Hub Theatre Company, most recently on Hub’s Zoom production of “Solitaire Suite”. She also works in childcare for after-school programs and choreographs for Suffolk’s show choir, Rampage. Since virtual theater has become the way of the present, she’s been adapting to the new medium by furiously practicing with OBS and can now add "Stream Engineer" to her list of qualifications.
Mason Sawyer Lafferty is an advertising and theatre major at Suffolk University. He has performed in a multitude of film and theatrical productions across the North East. Recent credits include Uncle Edward in Thornton Wilder’s Seven Deadly Sins and M in Agora. Mason is delighted with the commitment and drive of our artists and invites you to uncork and enjoy this experience with a sense of joy and renewal. Special thanks to the creative team and company.
Sarah Poole is a stage manager and theatre artist from Dover, NH. She is currently pursuing a double major in Theatre Tech & Design and English at Christopher Newport University. Most recently, she has worked on CNU's productions of Sweeney Todd and 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. In her spare time, she runs her own Etsy business and works backstage at the Ferguson Center for the Arts.
Anna Galanides is an incoming graduate student at Boston University working towards her Masters of Science in Arts Administration. She graduated this past spring from Christopher Newport University with a BA in Theater concentrating in Design/Tech and Arts Administration. Previously working as the Associate Artistic Director for CNU’s 3rd Annual Science Play Festival, Anna is passionate about creating interdisciplinary theater experiences accessible to all audiences. As part of her exploration into Science Theater, Anna has researched theater companies worldwide, including the United States, Scotland, England, Australia, Sweden, and Russia.