SAM BIANCHINI (she/her | VANDA | Producer) is an actress, director, producer, and writer… as well as international master yoga teacher, musician, traveler, and green witch. Most importantly, she’s a dog mom to Guy. She has been so blessed to make art in Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago (where she spent the last 5 years). She is thrilled to be making her return to the LA Stage in the season of star jasmine and jacarandas, and hopes to hug you after the show and be your friend.

She holds an MFA from UCLA, and believes all theatre should ultimately be a gift to the audience- so thanks for receiving.

ROLAND RUIZ (he/him | THOMAS)  is a Texan Actor, taco lover, world traveler.  You’ve seen him on the screen in Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” and in television shows like CBS’s “Pure Genius”, and ABC’s “All Rise”, and also at your local taco truck indulging in Tacos. Check out my IMDB for all credits and my insta @BROLOPIC. Stoked to be working with this creative team. Thank you to all of those involved and all those who watch it.  Tacos all around and it’s an election year, VOTE! 

EVAN ISAAC LIPKIN (he/him | Director | Producer) is a director/writer/educator/theatre enthusiast from the icy wilds of the midwest. Favorite projects have included Tender Napalm (dir), The Dumb Waiter (dir), Sweet Eros (Man), and a gaggle of Shakespeare plays. He is very grateful for all of the wonderful communities of artists, friends, and weirdos he has met in his 12+ years of living in Los Angeles. He thinks theatre is just neat, and is just thrilled to share this evening with you.

ROELLA DELLOSA (She/her |  Stage Manager) is delighted to be making her first professional debut as a stage manager for this production of Venus in Fur. She recently earned her BA in Theater at the University of California, Los Angeles with a concentration in Stage Management and Directing. Recent credits include How We Got On (ASM) with Sacred Fools Theater Company and She Kills Monsters (SM) and Now. Here.This. (Assistant Director) through UCLA’s Theater Department. Roella is excited and grateful to be working with fellow UCLA graduates and would like to thank her family and friends for their constant love and support.

CARLY D. WECKSTEIN (she/they | Intimacy Director | Kink/BDSM Consultant)
Carly is a theatre director, intimacy choreographer, sex educator, and facilitator living in Los Angeles. She creates at the intersections of theatre, community, healing, sexuality and art as activation. Carly currently works as an intimacy director/educator for various theatre companies and universities theatre programs in Southern California, as well as facilitating conversations around consent and accountability for Los Angeles theatre communities. Carly is thrilled to work with this wonderful team and has loved bringing both a consent-based process and a kink educator’s perspective to this production.

MATT RICHTER (Lighting Design) is an award-winning designer based in Los Angeles. He is the resident designer for the LA LGBT Center, where he also works full time. Designs for the Center include Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe; Revisited (Ovation nomination), and Hit The Wall (Ovation Nomination, LADCC Award). He has designed for numerous companies around the Los Angeles area, including Rogue Machine, The Echo, Open Fist, Theatre of NOTE, Sacred Fools and Son of Semele. Matt also scores music under the name autodealer ( For more information, please visit