BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Mark P. Ring

MARK P. RING - Director/Producer

Mark P. Ring is an editor and filmmaker living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Born and raised in the Republic of Ireland, he attended the Cinema Studies MA program at New York University. For many years he was Senior Editor at Sundance Channel, a premium cable network under the creative direction of filmmaker Robert Redford. His documentary film Within a Play was broadcast on Sundance Channel from 2004 to 2006.

After a rewarding career as an editor, shooter, writer and producer in aspects of the film/TV industry as varied as feature-film production, cable & network broadcasting, advertising and music video, he currently focuses on film and video as they augment and compliment the other arts, particularly theatre. His video projection design has been featured at the Roundabout Theatre in NY, The Fulton Opera in Lancaster, PA, The Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Urbana, IL, the Illinois State University School of Theatre in Normal, IL, and Fifth House Ensemble in Chicago.

With his colleagues at Lenten Entertainment he has collaborated on a variety of projects over the years; a film profile of the Huron Theatre in Chicago entitled The Unkempt Head, a documentary account of a touring production of "Hamlet" on the island of Taiwan entitled Within a Play, a stage workshop adaptation of the James Purdy novel Eustace Chisholm and the Works, and projection design for the plays Yerma and The Lark.

Robert Anderson

ROBERT ANDERSON - Producer/Director

Robert Anderson is a film and theatre director based in Illinois. His last collaboration with Mark Ring, Within A Play, aired on the Sundance Channel as part of its Doc Day series. He recently completed a observer-ship with the RSC in Stratford and is an Associate Professor of Theatre at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

 

Karen Vaccaro

KAREN VACCARO - Associate Producer

Karen Vaccaro, an acting veteran of stage, film and television has been a mainstay in Chicago Theater since 1982 winning 3 Joseph Jefferson awards for her acting and has performed both On and Off Broadway. Television credits: Prison Break, Early Edition, Missing Persons. Film credits: The Lake House, U.S. Marshals, Unconditional Love, A Stir of Echoes.

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Robert Quinlan

ROBERT QUINLAN - Associate Producer

Robert Quinlan is a freelance theatre director based in Chicago. He recently directed the year-long multi-media series In Transit for Chicago’s Fifth House Ensemble, and Richard III for Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre. He was the Assistant Director for the Broadway production of Superior Donuts and The Tempest at Steppenwolf Theatre Company.

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Contact Us

For information regarding the screening of this film please contact-Robert G. Anderson (Producer)

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