PRODUCER | PRODUCTION DESIGNER
A native Texan, Courtney lives in Dallas with her husband, Rick, and twins, Edie and Clyde. Courtney received her BFA from Texas Christian University and MFA from University of Dallas. She is an artist with works ranging from large outdoor installations to custom murals and paintings in private luxury homes and educational institutions. She has taught art at both the college and high school levels. Her favorite art is when she collaborates with her sister, Cara.
Jennifer is thrilled to make her Fringe debut in Cara Johnston's brilliant play! She is an actor, director, and writer from Wisconsin whose acting credits include American Players Theatre; the Utah, Notre Dame, and Flagstaff Shakespeare Festivals; Forward Theater; Third Avenue Playhouse; Children's Theater of Madison; Lyric Repertory Company; and others. She also plays viola and violin.
Vive la révolution!
Justin is an actor, director, and playwright based in Dallas, TX. He is currently the Artist-In-Residence at The Ochre House Theater, an experimental theatre producing a season of new works each year, including a bilingual Flamenco show. As a part of that residency, Justin designs puppets and collaborates on new works as the Musical Director. He is also the Producer and Conceptual Artist of the award-winning contemporary dance theatre company, the Danielle Georgiou Dance Group. Recent works include The Savage Seconds, a film/web hybrid with DGDG/UMT; Idle Spirit, with The Ochre House Theater, part four of the Ghosts In The Kitchen solo-series; and Things Missing/Missed, a filmed adaptation of the play, with DGDG/UMT. Justin has trained in clown at the Manitoulin Conservatory for Creation and Performance, exhibited puppets at the Puppeteers of America National Exhibit, and looks for new lessons, teachers, and experiences at every turn. He holds a Bachelors in Fine Arts from Baylor University. He is represented by the Campbell Agency, in Dallas, TX.
Chet Monday is an Actor and Political Organizer from Dallas, Texas. He graduated from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts as a member of the theatre conservatory, and has been acting on the stage and screen since age six. He is very excited to be joining this cast for a groundbreaking premiere at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe!
Hannah Glenn is a financial professional from Austin, Texas. Though she works a typical 9 to 5 during the week, she ultimately feels energized and inspired by the arts. That’s why she couldn’t be more excited to be a part of a production that will premiere at the Edinburgh Fringe!
Originally from Austin, Hilary lives in the Dallas area with her husband, Chad and their 3 children, Ainsley, Finley, and Beckett. She loves coffee, road trips, and ice cream. Hilary is proud to make her Edinburgh Fringe debut in her sister-in-law’s new play.
PRODUCER | PLAYWRIGHT | DIRECTOR
Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Cara is an actor, playwright, and director currently based out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin where she resides with her husband and her pet rabbit. Cara wrote The Little Glass Slipper as Performed by the Queen of France and her Friends after a trip to Paris to celebrate her wedding anniversary. While visiting Versailles, she stumbled upon the Petit Théâtre de la Reine and the idea for a story came to her. For more info, visit: www.sisterjohnston.com
Ali graduated with a BFA in theatre from the University of the Arts before going on to study, teach, and compete in Ballroom dance. By day, Ali supports and promotes family programming at the Milwaukee Art Museum as the Kohl’s Art Generation Community Relations Coordinator. By night, she combines her two passions, theatre and dance, as choreographer for such productions as Next Act Theatre’s Blood at the Root, Windfall Theatre’s productions of Celebration, By Jeeves, and City of Angels, and Theater Red’s Bonny Anne Bonny, in which she played the title role. Favorite roles include Countess Almaviva in Figaro, Elena in Uncle Vanya, and Katherine in Taming of the Shrew.
Anastasia is a native Dallasite and a professional theatre artist. She is the Founder and Artistic Director of Arts Mission Oak Cliff- an artist co-working, education, and performance center in a restored historic church in Winnetka Heights. Check it out- @artsmission. She is an actor, director, producer, choreographer, writer, designer, innovator, teacher, and local arts visionary. She has worked with the Dallas Theater Center, Shakespeare Dallas, Theatre 3, Undermain Theatre, Watertower Theater, Stage West, Amphibian Productions, Casa Manana, Ochre House, Dallas Children's Theater, and Drama Club. She played Stacy in the feature film, Stacy has a Thing for Black Guys based on the play of the same name, by Ruben Carrazana. She is currently the Drama Teacher at Cistercian Preparatory School. She and her husband live on the edge of the Trinity Forest in Pleasant Grove with their toddler, Marlow and super creative teen, Tara. Anastasia has been a part of many projects she is proud of but her true claim to fame is her multiple anime voiceover credits. For real. Check out her Wikipedia. Or just see other day to day magic- follow her @anastasiatheadventurer.
Haylee is an artist, musician, traveler, and teacher from Dallas, Texas. She have done many different things with her art including commissions, gallery exhibitions, murals, and live events. She had taught elementary art in a Dallas public school in Oak Cliff for nine years and taught in northern Spain for a year while traveling Europe. Alongside her best friend Amanda, Haylee plays in the local band SISTER and records the Dear Friend, Podcast. available on any streaming platform. Follow along on instagram at @hayleeandamanda!
Amanda Page Walker
Dallas born and raised, Amanda resides in Oak Cliff with her husband and pet dalmation. Creativity has always demanded space in Amanda's life. She is owner and lead floral designer at Zephyr Floral, she sings in the band, SISTER alongside her best friend Haylee, with whom she has been singing and writing music with for over thirteen years, and Amanda records the Dear Friend, Podcast. Check out Sister's debut album Spiraling Minds on Spotify.
The Miles Sisters: Courtney and Cara
WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
FIRST ASSISTANT CAMERAMAN
featuring Becki Howard and Miguel Cantu
TDF Costume Collection and Jerry Miles
Erik Glissmann and Aaron Glissmann
Courtney Miles, Haylee Ryan,
and Amanda Page Walker
The Miles Sisters would like to additionally thank the following people:
Jerry Miles, Chad and Hilary Miles, Frank Del Corral, Haylee Ryan, Amanda Page Walker, Susan Marcontell, Alishia Salmon, Brandon Harris, Life in Deep Ellum, Arts Mission Oak Cliff, IdeaMan Studios, and La Tarte Tropézienne.