The Artists

June BallingerJUNE BALLINGER (writer/performer) – June Ballinger is an actor of British-American heritage and currently based in NYC. . She has worked on Broadway, off-Broadway, regional theater and in television and film. She is a member of the Ensemble Studio Theatre in NYC since 1993, a company member of NYC’s The Actors Center, and Artistic Director Emeritus of Trenton’s Passage Theatre Company. As a writer she has created and co-created  numerous plays for teens and adults developed from writing workshops and interviews.  June works privately as an acting coach with young adults, and teaches mixed groups of teens, adults, and seniors and is currently in collaboration with Bucks County Playhouse

Janice-GoldbergJANICE L. GOLDBERG (Director) – Janice is based in New York City, and has directed over 80 new plays Off-Broadway and in theaters across the United States. She was honored nationally by Washington DC’s Kennedy Center with the Gold Medallion Award for her work with original scripts. Her play Rose Colored Glass (co-written with Susan Bigelow) is published by Samuel French, Inc. and has had productions all over the world. She served as Artistic Co-Director of AND Theatre Company in NYC for 15 years.

Remembrance Day! was initiated and originally developed in a solo performance workshop taught by

Fay SimpsonFAY SIMPSON – Artistic Director and co-founder of Impact Theatre and The Lucid Body, a physical process for acting training. She taught at The Yale School of Drama, the New School’s Eugene Lang, Michael Howard Studios, The Studio/NY, Marymount Manhattan College, and at the Actor’s Center.  She currently teaches this technique at Tisch School of the Arts, NYU’s Graduate Acting Program, and privately at the Lucid Body House. Fay wrote The Lucid Body; A Guide for the Physical Actor, published in 2008 by Allworth Press. She has a two-year Lucid Body Teacher Training program now in place.