Shelley Wyant’s company, JOY presenters has performed critically acclaimed original works using masks and giant puppets for audiences in NY Hudson Valley, in NYC and at the Edinburgh Festival. Shelley won a Fulbright Senior Specialist grant and traveled to The National University Of Theatre and Film I.L.Caragiale, in Bucharest, Romania. She directed New Zealand’s Hamatsa at La Mama, Hot L Baltimore at New School for Drama and among other directing credits Beggars Opera and The Medium at Bard College. She is on the faculty of the New School’s MFA and BFA Drama program, NYU New Studio on Broadway and is a founding member of Actors and Writers of Olivebridge. More information at shelleywyant.com.