Rebecca Jackson is a third year doctoral student in the Department of Theatre and Film Studies and the University of Georgia. Her research examines the intersection of performance art and commemorative public art works such as monuments and memorials. Alternative Monuments is the practice-as-research companion piece to Ms. Jackson’s dissertation (also entitled Alternative Monuments: The Turn to Performance as Monumentalism). She is a Willson Center for the Arts and Humanities Graduate Research Grant recipient as well as a former intern for UGA’s Ideas for Creative Exploration. As an exhibition, Alternative Monuments has been mounted three times on UGA’s campus as well as staged at A2Ru Alliance for the Arts in Research University’s 2018 National Conference.
Royale Walker (Henry “Box” Brown) is not your typical actor. Mr. Walker is a third year MFA student at the University of Georgia whose skills include: Character design, 3D modeling, Computer Animation, Scientific Illustration and Concept art. He has worked on productions for UGA’s Department of Theatre and Film Studies as well as UGA’s Grady School for Journalism. Some of his favorite projects include The Rosetta Project working on character design and 3D modeling, Macbeth working as a 3D modeler, character artist, and animation, and Grady’s Branded World working as a 3D modeler and animator. In his spare time, Mr. Walker enjoys sports, fitness, drawing, and creative writing.
Alexa Adcock (Ellen Craft) is an actress studying at the University of Georgia from Butts County. Currently, she is a third year student double-majoring in Theatre and Women’s Studies as well as minoring in Religious Studies. Some of her favorite roles at UGA include “Fool” in Three Farcical Arts of the Deal directed by Marla Carlson in Spring 2019, “Woman” in Revolt! She said Revolt Again directed by Elise Robinson in Fall 2018, and “Bianca” in Othello directed by Kristen Kundert in Fall 2017.
Kelsey Albright (Costuming) is a third year MFA student in the Department of Theatre and Film Studies at UGA studying Costume Design. Her Master’s Thesis work on Equus has been reviewed as “masterful work exposing a melancholic darkness that reveals the horrors of the plot.” When she’s not designing costumes or working in the costume shop, Ms. Albright also performs standup comedy at local comedy clubs in and around Athens, GA.