Cast and Creative Team
Writer, Performer, & Editor/Cinematographer
Angela Bey (they/them) is a Black, Queer performer, producer, playwright, and activist from Southwest Philadelphia. Their art centers complex, curious inquiries about society and the psychosis induced by systemic oppression(s). They create to ignite decolonization and radical healing, telling brutally honest stories to empower others to tell their own. A recent college-graduate, Ang’s work has premiered in Philadelphia, New York, Denver, San Francisco, and more. They are the co-creative director of Wings of Paper Theatre Co. and Shoe Box Theatre Collective. To ancestors, past and present, & my chosen family. Learn more at angbey.com
Tamara Della Anderson
Director & Producer
Tamara Anderson is a multi-talented singer, actor, writer, and director. Her production and direction credits include a film short, Dating Chronicles.
She just completed a Nunsense summer at Gateway Playhouse, which was followed by a production at Portland Stage and Maine Street Music Theatre with Dan Goggins.
Tamara was in Ghost the Musical at Media Theatre (Oda Mae Brown- Critics Choice Award Nominee for Best Supporting Actress. She can be seen as Marian Stamps on The Blacklist on NBC, Deborah (Seasons 1 and 2) in the Netflix Original series, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt , on HBO in Show me a Hero, on Starz in Sweetbitter, and Showtime on Nurse Jackie!
She has been featured in Don't Bother Me I can't Cope, Ain’t Misbehavin, Winter's Tale, Yellowman and Violet, as well as numerous plays in various regional theaters across the country. Recent credits include Motormouth Maybelle in Hairspray (2012 Best Supporting Actress- Zoren Award) and Hetaira in Lysistrata Jones.
Film projects include Barbershop 2, The Nail: The Joey Nardone Story, The Happening and Kevin's Room
She was also a part of Bailiwick Director’s Festival in Chicago where she directed her ten-minute play entitled Girls Nite Out. In addition, she has directed For Colored Girls who’ve considered suicide when the rainbow isn’t enuf and The Colored Museum in a partnership between the Goodman Theater and the Art Institute.
Her one-person show Soul of a Chanteuse has been called a collage of poetry and soul music, and has been featured at such venues as the Duplex, Perks and the Cutting Room in NYC. Her book, Soul of a Chanteuse is available in Amazon. It is a collection of poems and stories.
Ariel Taylor, Digital Media Specialist and Youth Media Educator with 12 years experience in youth development, media literacy, and curriculum creation. As an Adobe Youth Voices lead educator her students have learned to analyze and dissect media by producing thought-provoking work that reveals and supports youth perspective using 21st-century skills. Her student’s work has been featured and nominated in several youth media film festivals nationally. She currently works as the Youth Media Coordinator at PhillyCAM where she has overseen the development of the Tech Lounge, a vibrant space for youth media production workshops and classes.