Marina Shron is a Russian-born, New York-based screenwriter, playwright, and director. Her short films have been featured at film festivals around the world and have won awards. She teaches screenwriting at the New School University in New York.

Fiona Templeton directs the New York performance group The Relationship. Her 12 books include YOU-The City, Cells of release, Delirium of Interpretations, and Elements of Performance Art. She has received numerous awards and fellowships.

Isabelle Fruleux is a director, actress and performance artist. Her first staging, Dans le regard de Lou was performed at the Centre Pompidou, Le frémissement du monde based on Edouard Glissant’s poetry, at the Fort-de-France Cultural Festival and then at the Quai Branly Museum in Paris before going on tour. Her next shows were Radiolaires based on Aimé Césaire’s poetry and then an orchestral staging of Les Indes, by Edouard Glissant. Isabelle Fruleux continues musical adaptation with Frères migrants by Patrick Chamoiseau, which was programmed at the Festival d’Avignon, and currently Hymne by Lydie Salvayre. 

Christopher Mooney is a Canadian screenwriter, playwright and journalist. His last two feature-length film credits, Punch (France, 2018) and Ghost Artist (Canada-France, 2018) screened at film festivals in Europe and North America in 2019. A new feature film, At Peace, co-written with and directed by Kaspar Winding, produced by Lars Von Trier and starring Claes Bang, is in pre-production. His latest stage play, Coronation Chicken, had runs in 2019 year at the Teateret Ved Sorte Hest in Copenhagen and le Labo in Verrières, France. An editor and columnist at Art Review, he was film editor at Dutch magazine and a regular contributor to Modern PaintersNew StatesmenThe TelegraphThe Globe and MailEllePaper, and Conde Nast Traveler. He lives in Paris with his wife and three children

Kate Bredeson is a theater historian, a director, and a dramaturg. Her published works includes the book Occupying the Stage: Theater of May ’68,essays in numerous collections.