Zach Morris (Third Rail Projects' Co-Artistic Director) is co-creator of the immersive theater hits Then She Fell, The Grand Paradise, Sweet & Lucky, and most recently Ghost Light at Lincoln Center Theater’s Claire Tow Theater. Zach's work includes site-specific performance, multimedia installation art and environments, and experiential performance. He is particularly interested in creating projects that place contemporary art and performance in non-traditional contexts. Zach has been honored with numerous awards, including two BESSIE awards, and was recently named as one of the 100 most influential people in Brooklyn culture by Brooklyn Magazine. His work has been presented nationally and internationally with the support of numerous grants, commissions, and residencies and he has had the pleasure of teaching, mentoring, and creating new platforms to support the work of artists both at home and abroad. Zach holds a BFA in Directing from Carnegie Mellon University.
Tom Pearson (Co-Founder & Co-Artistic Director, Third Rail Projects / Original White Rabbit) is an artist working in written media and performance. He is best known for his original works for theater, including the long-running immersive theater hits Then She Fell and The Grand Paradise, and as a founder and co-artistic director of the New York City-based performance company Third Rail Projects. He is also the director of the Global Performance Studio, an international program for cultural listening and exchange. Pearson was recently named among the 100 most influential people in Brooklyn culture by Brooklyn Magazine. His written work is available through his author page at tompearsonnyc.com.
Jennine Willett (Co-Founder & Co-Artistic Director, Third Rail Projects / Original White Queen) is Co-Artistic Director of Third Rail Projects and co-creator of the Brooklyn immersive theater hits The Grand Paradise and Then She Fell. She also recently led a two-year collaboration between Third Rail Projects and Chicago’s Albany Park Theater Project, culminating in the premiere of Learning Curve, an immersive journey into a Chicago public high school. Performed by 33 youth artists, Learning Curve was named one of the Top Ten shows of 2016 by the Chicago Tribune, Time-Out, and the Chicago Sun-Times, who called it “an altogether wondrous, one-of-a-kind, ‘immersive’ masterwork.” Jennine leads Third Rail Projects’ education initiatives and has offered courses for numerous academic intuitions and arts organizations. Jennine holds an MFA degree from Florida State University.