T.J. (playwright, director) is a playwright and director living in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. He is a Professor of Theatre History at TCU and for ten years was the Artistic Director of the Trinity Shakespeare Festival, a professional equity theatre in Fort Worth, Texas. He is the author of the book Playwrights and Power: The Making of the Dramatists Guild (Smith & Kraus). He is the recipient of four Dallas-Fort Worth Theater Critics Forum awards for Outstanding Direction. His research interests are in the history and theory of authorship. He has an MFA in Playwriting and a Ph.D. in Theatre History and Criticism from the University of Texas at Austin where he studied with Oscar Brockett. You can visit his website www.workwalsh.com or reach T.J. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DAVE is an Actor, Musician, and Voice talent from Denton, Texas. Dave has previously performed on stage for many years around the DFW area and also abroad in Ireland and London. He is excited to perform in this funny and moving piece. As a voice actor for nearly 20 years, His voice has been in multiple cartoons, audiobooks, and narrations. Notable Leading voice acting roles include Present Mic in My Hero Academia, Gauche Adlai in Black Clover, Guren in Seraph of the End, Spain in Hetalia, and Soramaru Kumo in Laughing Under the Clouds. Dave is also a prolific culinarian and and has made a name for himself as a chef personality in the North Texas area, hosting wildly popular supper clubs and culinary events all over the metroplex and surrounding areas. He thanks his family for their love and support, especially his wife and sons who have had to listen to these stories, on repeat, for the last 4 months. You can reach Dave at email@example.com.
KATIE is delighted to be a part of Pleading Infinity at the FW Fringe. She has enjoyed a career in nonprofit fundraising and is a professional voice actor in DFW (www.katiecarusovo.com). Proud Horned Frog & American University alum. She also serves as President of her kid's fan club, the accomplishment of which she is most proud. --