Zach Morris (Co-Artistic Director, Third Rail Projects) is a Bessie Award-winning director and choreographer whose work includes site-specific performance, video and installation art, dance/theater, and immersive performance environments. He is particularly interested in creating projects that place contemporary art and performance in non-traditional contexts. His work has been presented nationally and internationally with the support of numerous grants, commissions, and residencies. Likewise, he has had the pleasure of teaching, mentoring, and creating new platforms to support the work of artists both at home and abroad. Zach holds a BFA in directing from Carnegie Mellon University.
Tom Pearson (Co-Founder & Co-Artistic Director, Third Rail Projects / Original White Rabbit) is Co-Artistic Director of Third Rail Projects and co-creator of the immersive theater hits Then She Fell and The Grand Paradise. He is also the Director of Third Rail International and the Global Performance Studio (GPS). Tom leads a number of site-specific, immersive, and international projects for the company. He is the recipient of two New York Dance and Performance (BESSIE) awards, a Ford Foundation and National Museum of the American Indian’s IllumiNation award for his work in native theater, The Kingsbury and Cody Harris Allen writing awards, and others. Tom holds an MA in Performance Studies from New York University and was recently named among the 100 most influential people in Brooklyn culture by Brooklyn Magazine.
Jennine Willett (Co-Founder & Co-Artistic Director, Third Rail Projects / Original White Queen) is a Bessie Award-winning choreographer, director, performer, visual artist and Co-Artistic Director of Third Rail Projects. She has performed, choreographed, and taught nationally and internationally since 1997, working in eastern Europe for several years prior to moving to New York and co-founding Third Rail Projects. She spearheads the company’s educational offerings, both in-house and in partnership with colleges, universities, and various arts organizations. Jennine holds a Master of Fine Arts Degree from Florida State University.