The
Creative Team
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Bryan-Keyth Wilson (Playwright) Dubbed the Literary Prince, Bryan-Keyth Wilson is a trailblazer in theatre, screenwriting and directing. A native of La Marque, Texas, he studied Musical Theatre & Dance at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas and Hunter College in New York, under the tutelage of Penelope Hasekoester, Dana Nicolay, Dr. Cindy Gratz and the late Jonathan Charles and Dr. James Miller. In the fall of his first year as a Musical Theatre Major at Sam Houston State University, Wilson released his first play, No Ways Tired, during Experimental Theatre Night and received rave reviews from his peers and instructors. The success of No Ways Tired reinforced Wilson’s belief that God called him to be a writer. He has studied dance at The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre and The Martha Graham School of Dance while living in New York.

 

Bryan-Keyth has choreographed a number of shows such as Mame, Once on This Island, Dreamgirls and Suessical the musical, off-Broadway and in Regional Theatres across the United States. He has written, produced and directed two plays Off-Broadway, Pamlet and The Subway Series Pt 1; both of which received rave reviews in Backstage Magazine. Bryan-Keyth is a classically trained actor, singer, and dancer who has traveled abroad, perfecting his craft over the years. He has published two novels, Hood Boy Chronicles and Track Changes & White Lies under his pseudonym, Brendan Gotti. Wilson served as a Teaching Artist in the La Marque Independent School District and served as director for the award-winning La Marque High School Cougarettes Dance Team. Currently, Wilson serves as a contributing editor for Broadway World and is the Founding Artistic Director of Artists In Motion Performing and Visual Arts Academy located in Kemah, Texas. Not only a Theatre and Television guru, Bryan-Keyth has developed and molded the careers of many young musical theatre and commercial music artists.

Monica Prince (Dramaturge) Monica Prince teaches activist and performance writing at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania. She is the author of How to Exterminate the Black Woman: A Choreopoem ([PANK], 2020), Instructions for Temporary Survival (Red Mountain Press, 2019), and Letters from the Other Woman (Grey Book Press, 2018). She is the managing editor of the Santa Fe Writers Project Quarterly, and the co-author of the suffrage play, Pageant of Agitating Women, with Anna Andes. Her work appears or is forthcoming in The Texas Review, The Rumpus, MadCap Review, American Poetry Journal, and elsewhere. 

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Robert Hartwell (Director) Hartwell began his career at the Fulton with the 2009 production of Hello, Dolly!. He has numerous Broadway credits as a performer, including Hello, Dolly!, Motown The Musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, Nice Work if You Can Get It, and Memphis. Directing credits include Assistant Director on the First National Tour of Once On This Island. Hartwell is the founder of The Broadway Collective.