Amanda Costner is a solo comedic musician who hails from Oklahoma and bases out of the Twin Cities. Amanda has performed at Second City, Brave New Workshop, Looney Bin Comedy Club and bars & theaters throughout the Midwest. Her comedic songs range from acoustic pop ballads about being a gay preacher’s daughter, to soul-comedy pieces on the war of sexual frustration. Pulling her electric guitar out to showcase jazzy humorous tunes & bluesy songs about being poor, Amanda takes listeners on a laughter-filled ride of eclectic music stylings.
Ray Macairan is a twin cities artist, teacher and playwright. She is tisay and a second generation immigrant to the United States. This year she is working with Pangea World Theater as a part of their Arts Organizing Institute. This year she participated in Lightning Rod at Patrick’s Cabaret, X-treme Theater Smackdown with Theater Unbound, and the One Minute Play Festival.
hi im facialgod. im 17, nonbinary, and autistic. when im not facialgod im just olive and thats okay too. i love loving others. thats just how i spend my time when im not choking on school work or drowning in commissions. I like being warm and damp and i pee myself less frequently than last year but still pretty frequently. ive been in art shows before and im not sure ill ever be proud of myself. enjoy yourself.
Zoe Cinel is a video maker, multimedia artist, and curator from Florence, Italy. With her work, she explores performative aspects and vulnerability in Virtual Reality experiences in public spaces. As an immigrant, she is also interested in representing communication issues and cultural shock. Her goal is to build a sense of belonging and community through art and social engagement.
Alanna Stapleton is an illustrator and embroidery artist. Her work explores personal narratives and the role of women in society through the subversion of traditionally feminine craft, narrative storytelling, and a little bit of humor. She specializes in illustrative hand embroidery, often focusing on on themes of memory, documentation, nostalgia, and everyday occurrences. Alanna is currently pursuing her Master of Fine Arts in Visual Studies at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
Cassandra Snow (they/them/she/her) is a professional tarot card reader, writer, and theatre artist located in Minneapolis, MN. They run Gadfly Theatre Productions, are the arts journalist at TheColu.mn (an online LGBTQ+ website), and write the "Queering the Tarot" series featured at Little Red Tarot. Cassandra's writing has been featured on Howlround, at Story Club, Big Fat Comedy Hour, & Strike Theater (to name a few), and right here at Patrick's Cabaret.
Claire is 2005 Minnesota transplant from New England, Claire Avitabile has been directing and producing theatre, and curating performance events for over 15 years.
grey doolin, M.Ed. is a queer- and trans-identified artist, healer, consultant, activist-educator, and true-heart. They have a background in community mental health and Midwestern landscapes. They live and work in Minneapolis where they are a cat dad, bextie, friend, ally, advocate, and member within a vital queer family and community.