Dana (Co-Artistic Director) is an actor, singer, director, and teaching artist. She has an M.F.A. in Acting from The American Repertory Theatre/Moscow Art Theatre Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harvard University and has performed across the U.S., and in Mexico, Russia, Italy, and Germany. Dana taught acting at Duke University for 12 years and has taught performance composition, voice, and Viewpoints at NC STATE, UNC-Chapel Hill, NCTC, and Open Mind Improv. She records and tours with her band, Curtis Eller's American Circus, and is also a member of The Wiley Fosters, and Tom Merrigan's Hot Raccoons.
Area credits include: 54 Strange Words (the bipeds dance) brooms (both hands), The Man Who, The Fall to Earth, The Pillowman, an oak tree, Dying City, Age of Arousal, Nightwork, Cape Disappointment (Manbites Dog), The Turn of the Screw, God of Carnage, Other Desert Cities (Theatre Raleigh).
For LG Pig: (Actor) Ohio Impromptu, Come and Go, Cabaret Berlin, Three Sisters (on Ice), Grand Guignol, In the Doghouse: The Execution of Dostoevsky, A Streetcar Named Desire, Europe Central, Fistful of Love, Goin’ a Buffalo, Virginia Woolf’s The Waves, Picasso’s Closet, Jane Eyre, 4.48 Psychosis, Stroke/Book, Jade City Chronicles Vol. 1, Glass, The Birthday Party, Donald, Richie, The Wooster Group’s Diary of Anne Frank, The Man Who Was Thursday, Celebration, hmlt, The Emotions of Normal People, Ethelred the Unready, HORSES, (Director) Rough for Radio I, Faith Healer, Grand Guignol, My Lovely Suicides, A Dog From Hell, The Italian Actress, Harriet Jacobs, And the Ass Saw the Angel, The New Colossus (Costume Design) The Cherry Orchard, A Streetcar Named Desire, Fistful of Love; (Stage Manager) Happy Days.