Pamela Thompson (BA Univ. Wisconsin–Madison) has worked in theater as a writer, director, producer and actor. She has facilitated workshops across the country as the Executive Director and Founder of
The Life Monologue Project–a non-profit organization that offered free writing and performance workshops to people with cancer, HIV-AIDS, and other life challenges.
Her work has been featured in Rosie Magazine, Spirituality & Health and
the CBS Early Show. Her book,
The Cancer Monologue Project (MacAdam/Cage) was created from these workshops. “O”, Oprah’s Magazine, applauded Pamela’s work and this book calling it “a necessity and a gift”.
Thompson also founded the ARK Improv/Repertory Theater company and the improv companies The Oxymorons and The Improverts.
She wrote and performed in the
two-woman show “Pregnant Pause”, and the three-woman show “A Woman’s Work”.
Thompson is a Life Coach/Counselor. She currently shares a practice with her mentor, therapist and life coach Patricia Flasch, founder of Leading From The Hearts.
Kent Kirkpatrick (MFA, Univ. Wisconsin—Milwaukee) has worked in theater, film and television as director, producer, writer and actor. Performing and directing for such theater companies as Shakespeare in Santa Fe, Theater Grottesco, Tricklock Company, and Santa Fe Playhouse. He has also worked as an actor in television and film in Wildfire, In Plain Sight, Last Stand, and Manhattan.
He has taught acting and directing at University of California–Irvine and the University of California–San Diego, British American Dramatic Academy at Oxford University, the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, the University of Delaware, Rancho Santiago College, the American Academy of Dramatic Art–West, and The United World College. He has also served as guest artist in the schools with the Santa Fe Opera and New Mexico School for the Arts.
He currently teaches screen writing, and acting in the Film School at Santa Fe University of Art and Design. As a principle with the Santa Fe based film company, Luminaria, he served as Associate Producer on the feature film, Spoken Word (2010). He has also produced and directed numerous award winning short films.