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H.D. Motyl, Managing Director/Artistic Director


Phone:  618-453-5741

H.D. Motyl is an Associate Professor at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where he teaches media production and writing for TV. His feature-length documentary about professional rodeo cowboys called Cowboy Christmas was honored as Best Feature Documentary at the Madrid International Film Festival and as Best of the Fest for Faculty Documentary at the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts.

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Angela Shultz, Associate Artistic Director


Phone:  618-453-5295

Angela Shultz is a MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs) Award winning singer, actor and teaching artist who has appeared in cabaret clubs across NYC and was part of the 100thAnniversary US/Canada tour of Titanic as Alice Beane. She appeared in NYC productions including Assassins (Sara Jane Moore) This Very Moment (songs of Brett Kristofferson), Making God and Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Midtown Int’l Festival), and A Casual Gathering (Theatre for the New City). She has many regional performing credits including Closer Than Ever (Miss Byrd), Titanic (Alice Beane) and has been in several incarnations of Nunsense! Angela also wrote book and lyrics for the musical In Her Place, partially based on the life of Annie Smith Peck. 

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