Anastasia Coon (Actor, Writer, and Movement Designer) While straddling the worlds of traditional interpretive theatre and performance art, Anastasia’s first love is collaborating with artists who engage physically with the creative process to generate original performance material. Anastasia was a Resident Artist at PCPA Theatrefest in Santa Maria, CA from 2001 to 2003. Roles at PCPA include Isabella in Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure, Theresa in Boy Gets Girl, Smereldina in A Servant of Two Masters, and various roles in Interplay Festival of New Plays. Previous to this, Anastasia toured Northern California with the San Francisco Mime Troupe as Lucy in the critically acclaimed 1600 Transylvania Avenue and joined SFMT again to perform at the Maulhelden International Theatre Festival in Berlin, Germany. Other San Francisco credits include Cordelia in Edward Albee’s Finding the Sun with Paducah Mining Company and Ashley in the original show Skin: the Black and White of It at Luna Sea Women’s Performance Project, directed by Rhodessa Jones and Adele Prandini. Anastasia has performed in street theatre, mask, and clown with the Living Theatre Napoli in Italy, John Rudlin at Centre Selavy in France, and Sigfrido Aguilar in Guanajuato, Mexico. Anastasia is a graduate of Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre and earned her MFA in Acting at the University of Texas at Austin. She developed her solo show, Gracie and Rose with dramaturge Che'Rae Adams and LAWC. She premiered it at the 2013 Hollywood Fringe Festival where it won "Best in Fringe".