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Who’s Who
                Jessica F. Baskerville is   in Inside Game, The Irishman, The God
                a New Jersey-based        Committee, The Kindergarten Teacher,
                playwright and recent     Campbell Scott’s Hamlet, Sweet
                graduate of Montclair     Lorraine and Hard Sell. Clark holds an
                State University’s College   MFA from the University of Missouri-
                of the Arts. Her transition   Kansas City and BS from Northwestern
                from student to working   University.
                professional has included
                performances of her                  André De Sandies is one
     commissioned one-act, Woody’s, for NJ           of the founding members
     Theatre Alliance’s Stages Festival in           of the Theater Project
     partnership with Luna Stage; and the            where he originated the
     performance of Just As Cruel, written           role of “Flan” in the
     for and produced by the Undoing                 inaugural production of
     Racism Committee of Montclair.                  Six Degrees of
     Currently, she is working on an original,       Separation. Since then,
     socially-distanced one-act for                  his favorite roles have
     Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre’s     included “John” in Oleanna, “Lawrence”
     Holiday Bites program, set to open in   in For Whom The Bell Tolls, “Mr.
     early December.                      Fitzpatrick” in The Skin Of Our Teeth,
                                          “C.B.”  in Defying Gravity, and most
                Clark Scott Carmichael    recently as “the Reverend” in the
                is a Dreamcatcher         production of Crowns. Elsewhere, André
                company member, first     was "Ambimbola" at the Dreamcatcher
                seen in 2001 in Three     production of The Electric Baby
                Days of Rain and last seen   and  Everett the Artist in The Most
                in Be Here Now this       Deserving. André is also a steel
                season. He directed The   drummer. He proudly thanks the talent
                Other Place and String    in his family, wife, Gail and daughters
                Around My Finger for the   LC and T.S. for their constant and
     company. Clark also enjoys contributing   continuous support.
     to The Flip Side and the Cabaret series.
     Locally, he's done over 20 productions          Laura Ekstrand was co-
     at the Shakespeare Theatre of NJ. He            founder of Dreamcatcher
     was a Jumper on Broadway in Tom                 with Janet Sales in 1994.
     Stoppard's, Jumpers. Regional/Off-              She has appeared at
     Broadway credits: Repertory Theatre of          Dreamcatcher in The
     St. Louis, Irish Rep, Hartford Theatre          Lucky Ones, What Stays;
     Works, The Acting Company, Red Bull             Sister Play; Rapture,
     Theatre, Two River Theatre Company,             Blister Burn; Motherhood
     KC Rep, NY Fringe Festival,                     Out Loud; and
     Williamstown Theatre Festival, Merry-  Shakespeare in Vegas, among many
     Go-Round Playhouse, Dorset Theatre   others, and is a member of The Flip
     Festival, Pennsylvania Center Stage,   Side improv comedy troupe. New
     Great Lakes Theatre Festival, Kentucky   Jersey Theatre: Bickford Theatre,
     Shakespeare Festival, NJ Rep, Mill   Passage Theater, 12 Miles West, The
     Mountain Theatre, Hope Summer Rep,   Theater Project, Luna Stage, and the
     Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival,   Pushcart Players. New York Theatre:
     and the Shakespeare Theatre in       Naked Angels, Ensemble Studio
     Washington D.C. Television credits: Pat   Theatre, and New Georges. Film: Fat
     Carney in The Politician, Harold on   Ass Zombies; Split Ends, High Art and I
     Living With Yourself, Little America, The   Shot Andy Warhol. Television: Hack,
     Plot Against America, Pose, Blacklist,   Sex And The City, Law & Order, and
     Connor Riley on Gotham, Forever, Dean   The Guiding Light. As a director: Dead
     Masters on House of Cards, Law &     and Buried, Every Brilliant Thing, The
     Order, Kidnapped, As the World Turns,   How and the Why, Things Being What
     Unforgettable, and Boardwalk Empire.   They Are, Next Fall, Distracted, The
     Film credits: Martin in Audrey, Ref Chris   Pursuit Of Happiness, Melancholy Play,
                                          Pride’s Crossing, Full Bloom and many
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