Daniel J. F. Wolfert is a musical theater songwriter based in Tacoma, WA. Drawing from an education in classical music, a lifelong love of pop, and a hefty appetite for literature, his songs live at the musical and lyrical intersection of Stephen Sondheim, Stephen Schwartz, and Sara Bareilles. He has studied composition and songwriting under renowned instructors including Robert Hutchinson, Roberto Andrioni, David Tcimpidis, Allie Moss, and Bess Rodgers. He is currently a composer at Seattle Opera's Lane Lang Davis Creation Lab. Find him on LinkedIn and on Instagram as @danielmakesmusic.
Deanna Martinez is a Teaching Artist, Coach, Actor, Writer, and Director throughout the Puget Sound Region. She currently teaches with Seattle Rep, Tacoma Arts Live, and Tacoma Little Theatre, while privately running her own studio and directing shows. Both her Arts and Teaching degrees are from the University of Washington. Deanna is committed to decolonizing theatre and actively works to do so in several capacities.
Jessi Pitts is an award-winning playwright and novelist from the Pacific Northwest. Her work has been performed in Washington State, Oregon, and Washington DC. She isn't certain that Bigfoot exists, but if he does, she hopes he is having a nice day.
Hannah Nikka Odsinada is a librettist, poet, and soprano based in the Pacific Northwest. Since earning her B.M. in Voice Performance in 2019, she has been chosen to participate in Guerilla Opera's Libretto Writing Workshop (2021) and the Jane Lang Davis Creation Lab at Seattle Opera (2021-22). Her lyrics and stories revel in the fantastical, the absurd, and the resplendent. Find her online on her website here.
Maggie Lee is an award-winning Seattle playwright who creates imaginative new worlds on stage in genres like science fiction, horror, and fantasy. She is the Resident Playwright at Macha Theatre Works, a board member of Rain City Projects (an organization supporting PNW playwrights), and a member of the Dramatists Guild. Her plays are available on New Play Exchange and published by Mneme Press (mnemepress.org).