Along with working for Interrobang and being a freelance director, Georgette is also the founding theatre teacher at Polaris Charter Academy, an Expeditionary Learning School in West Humboldt Park, and adjunct Speech Faculty at Wilbur Wright College. In addition to assistant directing last season's Really Really and Owners; she also directed ITP's first show of our current season: Katrina: Mother-in-Law of 'Em All, which chronicled the harrowing and humorous true tales of six Hurricane Katrina survivors. Georgette holds a Masters in Directing from Roosevelt University and a B.A. in Theatre Performance from McNeese State University in Lake Charles, LA.
JAMES YOST, Co-Artistic Director
With BareBones Theatre Group (Charlotte, NC) for which he served as artistic director for 12 years, Yost has staged over 50 plays and has won several awards including THEATRE PERSON OF THE YEAR in 2001. Selected credits include: Mr. Marmalade, Psycho Beach Party, and Debbie Does Dallas: The Musical. The Graduate, The Play About the Baby, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Drift, Ugly Art, bash; the latter-day plays, Squirrels, The Wizard of Oz, Lend Me A Tenor, True West, The Pitchfork Disney, and Noises Off. He has produced several new play festivals and was the co-producer of Charlotte’s CITY STAGE SUMMER PLAY FESTIVAL. For ITP, Yost has directed Orange Flower Water (Jeff nomination for best supporting actor, Joseph Wiens), Ibsen is Dead and last seasons critically acclaimed REALLY REALLY. Yost has also taught acting, directing, production design and film at the high school and collegiate level. He is published in Teaching Theatre Journal, a publication of Dramatics Magazine. Yost will direct the midwest premiere of The North Pool by Rajiv Joseph for ITPs 6th Season.
CRAIG WRIGHT, Playwright
Craig Wright's recent productions include Mistakes Were Made at A Red Orchid Theatre, Hartford Stage and the Barrow Street Theater; Blind at Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre; The Gray Sisters at Third Rail Rep; The Unseen at Actors Theater of Louisville and upcoming at Stages Rep with Lady, which was commissioned by and received its world premiere from the Northlight Theatre and was subsequently produced at Rattlestick and across the country; and Orange Flower Water, produced at Steppenwolf Theatre. Wright’s television credits include Six Feet Under (Emmy Award nomination), Lost, Brothers & Sisters and Dirty Sexy Money.