Katie Waddell founded and directs 2nd Floor Rear. She is a doer of things.
Karly Bergmann is a scrappy and resourceful theater maker living in Chicago. This past year she became the Assistant Director of 2nd Floor Rear and was instrumental in incorporating theater and a DIY music venue into the lineup. You also may have recently seen her performing in Table Manners (The Public House Theater) or The Football Play (The Den). You can find her planning for next year’s festival, pulling research for future projects, and applying for grants pretty much anywhere with free coffee refills.
Silvia Vasilescu is a part-time illustrator and graphic designer based in Bucharest, Romania.
Ursula Barker will complete her undergraduate studies in Spring 2014 with a BA in photography. The main interest of her work is to forge a connection and emotion within the relationship between viewer and subject. She is most interested in portraits, engaging with fellow humans.
Silvia I. Gonzalez
Slaveya Minkova is a Chicago-based artist born in Bulgaria, working with film/video and installation.
Greg Stephen Reigh is a filmmaker currently living in Chicago. He received his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2013. He works primarily with digital video and super 8 film. His work has been exhibited at numerous festivals and alternative spaces, including the Gene Siskel Film Center, Nightingale Microcinema, and the Chicago Underground Film Festival.
Advisors and General Rockstars
Rachel Procise Whitock
Special thanks to Threewalls and Gallery 400 for awarding 2nd Floor Rear the 2013 Propeller Fund.