Ruthie Scarpino: (Co-Founder, Co-Writer, Performer)  is a performance and circus artist hailing from the wilds of Maine. She has performed and taught internationally using Boalian Theater, Physical Comedy and Circus for social change across the UK, Europe and South East Asia, where she was honored with a Fulbright Scholarship in 2009. Ruthie strongly believes in  theatre/movements ability to enrich beyond their disciplines, and she is ecstatic to bring The Mystery at Ginger Creek to the Fringe.

 

 Michael Gargan Curtin: (Playwright and Co-Founder) is an educator, actor, writer, and language activist. He is currently an Actor-Teacher for the Creative Arts Team, where he uses theatre in Brooklyn high school classrooms to spark dialogue about current issues, and strengthen literacy and critical thinking skills. In 2014, he co-founded the Panto-WHAT!? Theatre Company with Ruthie Scarpino and he has used theatre to strengthen communities, begin conversations, and facilitate cultural exchange in Rwanda, and the UK. He is deeply invested in the movement to strengthen Irish speaking communities in Ireland. Michael holds his MA in Applied Theatre from the CUNY School of Professional Studies. 

 

 

Emilie Deschamps: (Director) is a prolific writer and indie filmmaker in NYC who loves the theater! She couldn't be happier being involved in directing something so fun and giggles every time someone says "Without further adoooooooo!"

 

Gabriel Spector:  (Performer) is a dancer, circus performer, and theatre maker currently based in NYC.  He recently completed his degree at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and was a member of the Commonwealth Youth Circus. Gabriel has performed with the National Youth Dance Company of Scotland, and is half of the cabaret duo Dance with Death.