Artist Bios

Faith Aeryn (Billie)

Faith Aeryn is a self-described Actress, Artist, and Bon Vivant who was born in Jersey, raised in San Diego, and is thrilled to be participating in the great theatrical tradition here in San Francisco. She became a "Nor Cal transplant" in 2000 when she moved to the City to study at the Academy of Art, then transferred to earn her B.A. in Drama from SFSU. She was able to study abroad in BADA's Midsummer in Oxford, as well as at A.C.T. here in San Francisco. She is very excited to be a part of this year's Fringe Festival and to be collaborating with such wonderful and talented people. "Love, many hugs, tons of thanks and muchos besos to my friends, family, et al!"


Joe Carrig (Catfish)

Joe Carrig began his acting career in the Chicago area. Among other performances there, he appeared as Shooter, in Sam Shepherd's Action; Tom, in The Glass Menagerie; and Cassius, in Julius Caesar; and Bo, in Only You. He received much of his training in Chicago and has studied also at the National Shakespeare Conservatory in New York and at the Royal National Theatre's Summer Conservatory in London. Since relocating to San Francisco, he has appeared in various theatre productions including Theatre District, at the New Conservatory Theatre Center; Pinteresque, with the Eastenders Repertory Theatre; and the SF Acting Academy's Fifth Year Anniversary Celebration. He has also appeared in various independent films.


Jimmy Chu (stage manager)

Jimmy has been involved with local independent theatre since 1998 as a stage manager & video/still photographer; This is his second year with the fringe fest. Jimmy is a long time resident of the city and he's an active member of the motorcycle scene, so if you ever need a rider/biker extra drop him a line!


Margery Fairchild (choreographer)

Margery Fairchild founded Dark Porch Productions in 2001, a Portland, Oregon based multi-arts performance theatre. Through large scale collaborations, DPP turned out unique projects that combined original and often improvised musical composition, choreography, sculpture, projection and narrative. Ms. Fairchild functioned as artistic director, staging many performances, most notably A Bed Laid Of 7000 Threads (2001), The Whipping Hand (2002) and Les Petite Rats (2003). Since moving to the Bay area Ms, Fairchild wrote, produced and directed Hen! The Musical at NohSpace in July 2005. Margery is also a regular company member with No Nude Men Productions with whom she has performed the roles of Phyllis Nergal in Love Ego's Alternative Rock, Susan in The Exiled, Panope in Pheadra, Kathrine in Love's Labor's Lost and Chantal in Troijka. She is currently writing and composing HESPERUS, a musical adaptation of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem The Wreck of the Hesperus to be staged in May '07. Most recently she directed Elvis in Space II for the SF Fringe festival (2006) and Under the Bed (2007).


Nick Frangione (Rory)

Nick is active in both the stage and film scene in San Francisco; This is his first time performing in the San Francsico Fringe Festival, too


Jeremy Greco (director)

Jeremy Greco (formerly Jorgenson ) is a San Francisco-based playwright and producer. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Drama from San Francisco State University and is a founding member of Pullover Productions. His prior work, The Thrilling Adventures of Elvis in Space, played at the 2004 San Francisco Fringe Festival. The sequel, Elvis In Space 2: Elvis Rex, played at the 2006 San Francisco Fringe Festival. He was a collaborative writer for In Light of Recent Events (dir. Bill Peters), which appeared at the San Francisco Marsh and at the Actor's Theatre in Santa Cruz, both in 2002. His first production, The Daily Decline of Dick and Jane, performed at the Jewel Theatre in 1998. His other play The Foreskin of Christ: A Musical, suffered many curses and is now tucked away in a drawer. His next play "I, W" will show in the fall of 2008.


John Hamilton (playwright/producer)

John was a founding member and contributor to the San Francisco based American-Irish theatre collective Brown Bread Productions from 1995 to 1997. Over the past ten years he has served as playwright, producer, technical director, director and sound designer on various San Francisco stage productions including: his collection of short plays Altitudinis (Brown Bread Productions, 1997), The Daily Decline of Dick and Jane (Storytime Productions, 1998), a collaboration with Jeremy Jorgenson, and Motel Cowboy (Homeboy Liquors Productions, 2005). His film Saloon Song (Homeboy Liquors Productions, 2002) garnered an "Honorable Mention" at the Berkeley Video & Film Festival. John received his B.A. in creative writing from Florida State University in 1991.


James McKenna (producer)


Katherine Saussy (promotion)