Leadership

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Andrew Reid

Andrew Reid, playwright, was born and raised in Northern Virginia. His play, Saudade, the one where I miss you, premiered at the 2016 Capital Fringe Festival to rave reviews, earning a “Best of Capital Fringe 2016” rating on DC Metro Theater Arts. Reid teaches playwriting and acting for Acting for Young People year round and co-authored their newest touring production, Swings & Slides. His ten-minute plays were frequently produced at George Mason University. He has also participated in staged readings at the Hub.

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Rebecca Wahls

Rebecca Wahls, director, has worked with regional companies such as Constellation Theater Company, Forum Theatre Company, and 1st Stage as an assistant while self-producing her own work and the work of her very talented friends at the Capital Fringe Festival (Dark Times at Grimesville High, 2016; The Goddess Diaries, 2014). Her work has also been seen with the Source Festival. She works full time with Acting for Young People, writing and directing plays for everyone from five-year-olds to 60-year-olds. You can also catch her on the small and big screens in various features and shorts. rebeccawahls.com

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Zachary Wilcox

Zachary Wilcox is a local actor and playwright. He graduated magna cum laude from George Mason University with a BA in Theatre, concentrating in Performance and Playwriting & Dramaturgy. He works as a Lead Teaching Artist and Administrative Assistant with Acting For Young People and loves when his students brighten his days. Recent acting work includes: Ned in Dark Times at Grimesville High (Capital Fringe '16), Tom in An Experiment with an Air Pump, and The Doctor in Woyzeck. Playwright/literary work:Swings & Slides (with Acting for Young People), Give Thanks, The Happy Meal, and dramaturg for Dido, Queen of Carthage.

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Keenan Gibson

Keenan Gibson (Development Intern) is an actor, comedian, and arts manager who recently graduated from George Mason University with a degree in theater and a minor in arts management. At George Mason he performed in shows such asThe Gondoliers, The Fantasticks, and35mm: A Musical Exhibition, and was an active member on the Mason Improv Association. Recent professional credits include Good Dogs with Class Act Players. Keenan is also a Teaching Artist with Acting for Young People. You can also find Keenan writing some sketches or short plays or prepping for his next stand-up comedy show in the DMV area.

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Madison McVeigh

Madison McVeigh (Community Engagement Intern) is a junior Theatre major with a minor in German Studies at George Mason University. She is a Teaching Artist and Production Assistant with Acting For Young People. Madison has appeared in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Gogol’s Nose and Other Strange Tales from the City, and the Imaginary Invalid with the Mason Players and Good Dogs with the Class Act Players. She is very excited to be a part of the Who What Where team!