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(Sound Designer, he/him)

is a composer, pianist, designer, and audio engineer based in New York. He is the founder of Patter & Hum, an audio production space in Ridgewood Queens.  His sound designs have appeared at the House Theater of Chicago (Twice Nominated, Equity Jeff Award for Sound Design), Redmoon, NYMTF (Honorable Mention, Excellence in Overall Design), Peculiar Works, Columbia Stages, Horse Trade Theater Group, Theater for the New City, and others.  He has performed original music at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, NYU’s Interactive Arts Performance Series, Sidewalk Café’s Anti-Folk Festival, Livecode.NYC, and others.


(Lighting Designer, he/him)

is a New York based lighting designer. Recent design credits: The Maid & The Mesmerizer workshop in 2023, Discus (Hunger & Thirst Theatre), POOL (Rehearsal for Truth Festival), The Woods (Pendragon Theatre), The Mountaintop (Weston Playhouse), Rock of Ages (The Hanover Theatre Conservatory), Legally Blonde (ECFS), In The Same Space (Dixon Place, Williamstown Theatre Festival), Sylvia (New York Deaf Theatre). As an associate, Austin has worked with companies such as The Public Theater/Shakespeare in the Park, Minetta Lane, Berkshire Opera Festival, and George Street Playhouse. Outside of theatre, Austin works extensively in the fashion/event space, including two seasons of runway shows for New York Fashion Week with IMCD Lighting. Website:


(The Mesmerizer, he/him)

is a physical-theatre actor native to Philadelphia. He has performed at numerous regional and off-Broadway theaters including Hippodrome Theatre, Irish Repertory Theatre, Golden Shards Productions, Hunger & Thirst Theatre, and Second Circle Theatre Co. His film credits include DMTheatrics, NYU Graduate School, and Forever Home Productions. When he isn’t performing, Patrick teaches Neutral Mask/Character Mask at NYU and Circle in the Square Theatre School. He is a MFA recipient from the New School of Drama and founding member of Second Circle Theater Co.


(Playwright/The Maid/Producer, she/her) 

is a NYC-based theatre-maker. As a writer, Patricia fancies herself to be a gothic feminist; she aims to reclaim the traditionalist genre by writing contemporary gothic plays that ask provocative questions about women and society today. Her plays have been developed at Triad Stage, Manhattan Repertory Theatre, Phillips’ Mill Community Association, Hunger & Thirst Theatre, and Elephant Room Productions. As an actor, Patricia has performed at esteemed venues such as Trinity Repertory Theatre, TheatreWorksUSA, Soho Playhouse, New York and Capital Fringe Festivals, and many more. She is proud to have served as the artistic director at Hunger & Thirst Theatre for ten years. Patricia has a MFA in Creative Writing from Lesley University; she also has an MFA in Acting from Brown University/Trinity Rep. 


(Stage Manager, she/her) 

is an AEA stage manager and the recipient of the 2023 New York Innovative Theatre’s Outstanding Stage Manager award. Favorite productions include Monstress, Your Invisible Corset, Telling Trifles festival, and Messenger #1 with Hunger & Thirst Theatre; Freedom’s Last Stand, Floydada, and Manna-hata with Peculiar Works Project; On Striver’s Row, and Injunction Granted at Metropolitan Playhouse; Coping in the 2015 New York International Fringe Festival and Fringe Encore Series. Always much love and gratitude to her family and friends for all of their support.


(Director/Intimacy Director, she/her) 

is an NYC theatre director and intimacy director born and raised in the Bronx. Jenn has been directing and developing new and award-winning work in theatrical venues all over NYC: A.R.T./NY Theatres, The Players Theatre, Abingdon Theatre Company, Theatre Row, 13th Street Repertory Theatre, Nuyorican Poets Cafe (Best of Fest Winner) and more! At the center of Jenn's work is trauma informed storytelling. Through this lens, she has found her voice and hopes that through this work, artists and audiences will discover their own stories, new beginnings, community, and healing. Jenn is a member of Lincoln Center Theatre Director’s Lab and received the Dr. Kenny Encouragement Fund Scholarship, awarded by Broadway producer Ken Davenport. 


(Pre-Recorded Narration/Producer, she/her) 

is a theater-maker from Colorado with a BFA from the Hartt School and an MA from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art's Theater Lab. Her focus on collaborative storytelling is rooted in devised, experimental, and physical theater. As a performer and producer, she has developed work locally at Theatre Row, The New Ohio, Dixon Place and Knockdown Center, amongst many others, and internationally at the RADA Theatre Festival in London and Godsbanen in Denmark. She is currently in residence at The Tank as a member of their inaugural Producers Cohort.

* Equity Member appearing with permission of Actors’ Equity Association without benefit of an Equity contract in this Off-Off Broadway production


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Actors’ Equity Association (AEA), 

founded in 1913, represents more than 50,000 actors and stage managers in the United States. Equity seeks to advance, promote and foster the art of live theatre as an essential component of our society. Equity negotiates wages and working conditions, providing a wide range of benefits, including health and pension plans. AEA is a member of the AFL-CIO, and is affiliated with FIA, an international organization of performing arts unions. The Equity emblem is our mark of excellence.

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The A.R.T./New York Theatres 

are a project of the Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York (A.R.T./New  York) which provide state-of-the-art, accessible venues and top-line technical equipment at subsidized rates, so that the city’s small and emerging theatre companies can continue to experiment, grow, and produce new works. Founded in 1972, A.R.T./New York assists over 400 member theatres in realizing their rich artistic visions and serving their diverse audiences well. A.R.T./New York accomplishes this through providing progressive services to  our members – from shared office and rehearsal spaces to technical assistance programs for emerging theatres. Because of this dedication to serving the needs of the nonprofit theatre community, A.R.T./New York has received numerous honors, including an Obie Award, an Innovative Theatre Award, a New York City Mayor’s Award for Arts & Culture, and a Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre. For more information, please visit

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Established by a criminal attorney from London, the Schools Consent Project (SCP) is a non-profit that sends lawyers into schools to teach young people the legal definition of consent.


SCP aims to normalize conversations about consent to bring about healthy, respectful interactions. The Maid and the Mesmerizer confronts the topic of consent head-on and we are proud to partner with a play that brings this difficult subject matter onto the stage and highlights the importance of speaking openly about consent.


At SCP, we believe that education is the surest preventative against sexually abusive behavior in later life. We want to give young people a legal toolkit to change the culture in schools, universities and workplaces and to drive down sexual offending rates. We deliver hour-long lawyer-led workshops to high-schoolers and middle-schoolers on the legal definition of consent, how to identify consent, bystander intervention, key sexual offenses, the ages of consent, and options in the event of an attack. 


In the last 8 years, SCP has taught consent to over 39,000 young people across the UK through its network of 260 lawyers. SCP opened its first overseas arm in New York in Spring 2023 to teach the young people of  New York the State and Federal law applicable to them. To date, we have booked over 50 workshops across all 5 boroughs. 


For more information, please visit If you would like to make a donation, please use the QR Code below.

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