Matt is co-founder of MPire Comedy, a production company whose work has recently been featured on “Funny or Die”. Frequently seen working at the venerated Upright Citizens Brigade, Matt earned his MFA in acting from Brown University/Trinity Repertory Company.
As a born Southerner, Derrick’s passions brought him to NYC. Derrick founded 15-501 Productions with the idea to create his own work and showcase the work of other professionals. In the past, he has worked as an actor in Atlanta, Cincinnati, North Carolina, and Off-Broadway in New York. Derrick holds an MFA in Acting from The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
KG Garcia, Co-Founder 15-501 Productions
Alice Whitley, Coordinator, 15-501 Productions
Marshall Spann (Ollie, co-creator, Workhorse Productions)
Marshall has appeared in Hard Sparks Innovative Award winning play R&J&Z (New Ohio NYC), The World’s Fair Plays (Queens Theatre d. Brant Russell, NY Times Critic’s Pick), The Church of Why Not and The Jackson Heights Trilogy (d. Ari Laura Kreith, Theatre 167). At PlayMakers Rep in Chapel Hill, NC, he performed in Crimes of the Heart (d. John Feltch), Romeo and Juliet (d. Davis McCallum), The Front Page (d. Gene Saks), Cyrano De Bergerac (d. Joseph Haj), One Slight Hitch, as part of the North Carolina Comedy Festival with Lewis Black and graduate productions of Loose Ends, Kid Simple, Twelfth Night and Red Noses. He has also appeared at Trustus Theatre in Columbia, SC, in Jeffery, A Streetcar Named Desire and The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told. Co-creating Ollie and Molly Can’t Get Arrested is his first venture into the world of writing and he is loving every minute of it. MFA: PlayMakers Repertory Company/UNC Chapel Hill, BA: University of South Carolina.
Marla Yost (Molly, co-creator, Workhorse Productions)
Marla has been seen on stage in The Love Talker (NY Fringe), Flat Tire Moon (Wings Theater, with Ken Jennings), We Declare You A Terrorist (Here Arts Café), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (REV), Othello (The Kraine Theatre), two national educational tours with Dandelion Productions, as well as readings at New York Theatre Workshop, Abingdon Theatre Company, Jimmy’s No. 43 and The Brick. At PlayMakers in Chapel Hill, NC, she performed in The Front Page, Richard II, Cyrano de Bergerac and graduate productions of Twelfth Night, Kid Simple, The Real Thing, Red Noses and Holy Ghosts. She wrote her first full-length play last year, Dash Until Dawn. MFA: PlayMakers Repertory Company/UNC-Chapel Hill, BA: Vassar College. www.marlayostnyc.com