Mark Ruark (Production Supervisor) is a theatre artist who learned his craft at the University of Northern Iowa and the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Since 2001, he has worked professionally in many capacities, including: stage, costume, lighting, and sound design; stage management; technician; musician, singer, dancer, and actor with such groups as Kaleena Miller Dance, Twin Cities Tap Festival, Rhythmic Circus, Picasso Projects, Deborah Jinza Thayer's Movement Architecture, Live Action Set, Xelias Aerial Arts, and many others. When he is not out on tour, you can find him creating sound and music at home in Minneapolis. You can find some of his work online at www.liarsconspiracy.com.
Sequoia Hauck (Director of Programing) graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. They are a multidisciplinary artist who’s work focuses on resiliency among her communities. Sequoia is interesd in many facets of art-making such as theater, poetry, dance, and filmmaking. The have worked with companies such as 113, Aniccha Arts, Exposed Brick Theatre, and Turtle Theater Collective. (Pronouns: she/they)
Rebekah Cook (Interim Executive Director) is a multi-hyphenated creative entreprenuer (Producer-Realtor®-Designer-Project Manager) with a passion of creating order out of chaos, taking her champagne taste and making it work on beer budgets and exploring new ways to make the world a better place. She is the owner of Forage Modern Workshop and a part of the teams behind Hi-Lo Diner, Anderson Realty, Ephemera Records and more. Rebekah lives in the Ramsey Hill neighborhood of St. Paul with her husband, daughter, and sweetest-dog-ever, Fred.