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Joan Anderson, Author: A Year By the Sea
Joan Anderson is a journalist and New York Times bestselling author of A Year by the Sea. Her other award-winning memoirs are: An Unfinished Marriage, A Walk on the Beach, A Weekend to Change Your Life, and Second Journey.
Butterfly Boucher, Musician
Originally signed to the now-defunct but once mighty A&M records, Australian born artist Butterfly Boucher's '04 debut Flutterby drew notable attention from David Bowie, Madonna, Ben Folds and Sarah McLachlan.
in 2014 Ruby Rose used Boucher's "It Pulls Me Under" for her Break Free video that has garnered over 16 million views on YouTube alone. Though she plans plenty of time to work with others, it is her own music that exposes the depth of her talent. Her previous albums Scary Fragile and Butterfly Boucher picked up songs for television. Stretching the gamut from sincere to playful, her smart pop inhabits a world of pure creativity -- where fragility and force are complementary and indie rock accompanies heartfelt vulnerability.
MICHAEL CRISTOFER is a distinguished screen and stage actor, writer and director who has appeared in EMOTICON, THE GIRL IN THE BOOK, THE OTHER WOMAN, FIVE FLIGHTS UP and CHRONIC, as well TV series RUBICON, SMASH and MR ROBOT.
Stage performances include ROMEO AND JULIET (NY Shakespeare Festival), TRUMPERY, BODY OF WATER, DON’T GO GENTLE (MCC Theater) and A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE. Awarded a Pulitzer Prize and Tony for the Broadway production of his play, THE SHADOW BOX, he also wrote the screenplay.
Madison Davenport, A Light Beneath Their Feet
At the young age of 19, Madison Davenport is already an industry veteran, having built an impressive resume since the age of 7. This past holiday season Madison was seen in the Universal comedy “Sisters” (December 18, 2015) opposite Tina Fey and Amy Phoehler. Davenport recently started production on the third season of the already cult classic “From Dusk Til Dawn: The Series. Madison's credits also include her strong supporting role of ‘Na’el’ in Darren Aronofsky’s biblical epic “Noah,” where she shared the screen with Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Emma Watson and Anthony Hopkins, playing the love interest of Logan Lerman’s character. Her other recent credits include NBC’s comedy “Save Me” in which she played Anne Heche’s daughter, ‘Emily.’ She was most recently seen in features starring opposite Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Kyra Sedgewick in Lionsgate’s supernatural horror flick, “The Possession,” which had a successful run achieving #1 at the box office two weekends in a row. On the small screen, Madison is most known for her role on the hit Showtime series “Shameless” in which she delivered a memorable performance for two seasons portraying the fan favorite character of ‘Ethel,’ a child-bride in a religious cult who was rescued and put into the foster care system.
Lyndie Greenwood, Cut to the Chase
Lyndie made many guest appearances on television such as Rookie Blue, Flashpoint, Being Erica, Covert Affairs, Lost Girl and Saving Hope. She has also appeared in minor roles in short-movies such as Little Phoenix and the Fists of Fury and as Jen in The Exit. She was also cast in This Movie Is Broken. Her career took off in 2011 when she was cast in a recurring role as Sonya on the hit CW's, Nikita. After the success of season 2 of Nikita, she was retained for season 3 and season 4. In August 2013, she was cast in a recurring role on FOX's, Sleepy Hollow. In January 2014, she was promoted to series regular for season 2.
Katie Herzig, Musician
To put Katie Herzig in any sort of box is for it to be broken, as she continues to outdo herself with each new release. Her music is as intimate as it is epic - something that her listeners have come to expect. Herzig grew up in Fort Collins, Colorado but found her way to Nashville upon starting her solo career. Having released her last album Walk Though Walls in the Spring of 2014, Herzig will release her 6th album this year. She has performed at Bonnaroo, on VH1, toured both as a headliner and as support for artists such as Brandi Carlile, Sara Bareilles, Ingrid Michaelson, The Fray, and as a member of 10 Out of Tenn. She has had her music licensed for many film, TV, and commercial uses including over 10 songs on Grey’s Anatomy. Her song “Free My Mind” reached top 20 on AAA radio. Herzig collaborated with RAC on their song “We Belong,” earning a lot of love from LA’s KCRW and the like. Herzig also co-produced songs on Ingrid Michaelson's 2014 Lights Out album, including her single “Girls Chase Boys.” ASCAP awarded Katie the Sammy Cahn Award for her song “Closest I Get.”
Jeremy was raised in the Rocky Mountains where he received a B.A. from Colorado State University, and later earned an M.F.A from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Since then, he has performed onstage at both Cherry Lane Theatre and Mint Theatre in New York City, internationally at The Shanghai Theatre Center in China, and in major regional houses like Arena Stage, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Clarence Brown Theatre, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis and The Cleveland Play House to name a few. He has appeared on multiple television shows including "Unforgettable" (CBS), "Happyish" (Showtime), "The Americans" (FX), "American Odyssey" (NBC), "Law & Order" (NBC), and five seasons of "Primetime: What Would You Do?" (ABC). His feature film, The Judge, is available on Blu-Ray and features an all-star cast including Robert Downey, Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Billy Bob Thornton and others.
The Kin was formed in NYC when the Koren Brothers found their hand drummer, SHAKERLEG, busking in the Times Square subway station. The band have toured the world many times over, as headline shows and as direct support for Coldplay, PINK, Bon Jovi and Rod Stewart. They also released an EP on Interscope that earned them a gold record down under.
After a year in the studio, The Kin return with their first full length album as a trio with drummer, SHAKERLEG. The new album, MODERN PRIMITIVE, will be released this Summer.
Erin McCarley, Musician
Erin McCarley, pop artist/songwriter, released her debut album "Love, Save the Empty" in 2009, and her sophomore album "My Stadium Electric" in 2012 on Universal Republic Records. She has performed on David Letterman, Jay Leno, Craig Ferguson, and toured extensively in the US. iTunes promoted her with "Single of the Week" twice, the Film/TV world has embraced her music in many shows such as Grey's Anatomy, He's Just Not That Into You, Vampire Diaries, Dancing w/the Stars, Victoria’s Secret, etc. Receiving praise from the likes of the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and USA Today, she is currently releasing singles and videos from her upcoming independent release for the summer of 2016. McCarley is also appearing on ABC's NASHVILLE as a recurring guest star, writing songs for the show, and contributing vocals and background vocals to the show's soundtracks.
Maurice McRae, Finding Her
Maurice has theatre credits that span both coasts. Off-Broadway include Collapse as Ted (New York City Center); Wild With Happy as Mo (The Public Theatre.) Regionally, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom as Levee (Baltimore Centerstage & Philadelphia Theatre Company); Marcus; Or the Secret of Sweet as Ogun (City Theatre of Pittsburgh); and, The Piano Lesson as Avery (Long Beach Playhouse in Los Angeles).
Maurice has been fortunate to work with notable writers and directors in workshop including at The Public Theatre, New Dramatist, Wesleyan University and Sundance Theatre Lab. He has made television appearances on CBS, NBC and on The FOX network's "24".
K.S. Rhoads, Musician
K.S. Rhoads is an American singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer, and arranger from Nashville, TN. He has released two studio albums to date: Dead Language and The Wilderness. His songs have been featured in dozens of TV shows (Grey's Anatomy, Arrow, CSI Miami, Nashville...) commercials/advertising (Levi's, Victoria Secret, Apple, SC Johnson...) and film/media (Jobs, SEC Network, Me Him Her). A self taught composer and arranger, Rhoads has performed with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, for which he composed and arranged all of the music, and he has been a string arranger on many albums for other recording artists including Ashley Monroe, Trent Dabbs, Kris Allen, and the ABC show Nashville and more. His songs have been recorded by artists such as Kris Allen (American Idol winner Season #8), Emily West (SONY), Jill Andrews (Vulture Vulture), and Erin McCarley (UNIVERSAL). He also serves as band leader for the heralded music collective knows as Ten Out Of Tenn, and has been a highly influential artist in the Independent music scene in Nashville.
Rhoads is currently finishing work producing albums for artists such as Byrd, Sam Palladio, and Aledo, and is beginning work on his third album, expected for release in 2017.