NICHOLAS LINNEHAN (Founder/Managing Editor)
Nick is an avid director, actor, and writer. Previously, he has been busy writing five new original works: His first play, The Real Story was produced in 2001 by The Post Theatre Company. His second play, Identity (award winning), was produced twice by Queens College in 2005, once by Manhattan Repertory Theater in 2006, and by Nicu’s Spoon Theater in 2007. His last original work, Erosion: Life on Life’s Terms premiered in January 2010 at Nicu’s Spoon Theater. He has worked as a director for many children’s shows and taught several drama classes for children over the past 14 years. Nick graduated from CW Post at Long Island University with his BA in Theater and holds a Master’s Degree in Education from Queens College. Nick founded Identity Theater Company in 2011, and is looking forward to making great theater with great people.
JARA JONES (Contributor/Editor)
Jara Jones is a voice-over actor/singer-songwriter/playwright and producer currently living in New York City. He is also an award-winning solo performance artist, having written, starred in, and produced two critically acclaimed one man shows (Ghost on a Stick and King of Hobos)
At the heart of it, he’s a well-spoken fool who peddles odes and nonsense.
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GREGOR COLLINS (Contributor/Editor)
Gregor is an author, speaker, actor and contributor living in New York. Growing up in the Washington, D.C. area and holding a BA in Media Production from Florida State University, he started his career in Los Angeles producing reality TV before shifting gears to acting – performing on stage, on television, and in independent feature films. His writing and acting have been featured in The Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, Huffington Post, Publishers Weekly, Cinema Editor Magazine, Film Courage, and on Off-Off Broadway stages across New York. Gregor’s memoir The Accidental Caregiver: How I Met, Loved and Lost Legendary Holocaust Refugee Maria Altmann was turned into a stageplay in New York in 2015, and he travels the globe – often working with the Women’s International Zionist Organization – sharing with audiences his experience caring for Altmann, who was portrayed by Helen Mirren in the movie Woman in Gold.
Check out Humans in My Phone, Gregor’s ongoing micro-doc series about how some of his friends are waxing the creative life.