BOB BOWERSOX, Playwright, Actor, Director, Founder and Producing Artistic Director of TheatreXP, Co-Founder of KWSS
Bob has spent the last 30 years acting professionally in theater, film, and television in Philadelphia and New York, and now in Key West, his home for the past 10 years. He studied acting at the University of Delaware’s acclaimed Professional Theatre Training Program, and concentrated on Meisner training with noted director Danny Peak. Stage roles have included everything from Shakespeare to Albee, Gurney to Tennessee Williams. He's recently been seen as Juror#8 in the Waterfront Playhouse production of 12 Angry Men, Bill in that theatre's recent production of August: Osage County, Butch in Next Fall, and Judge/Amy in Casa Valentina. On the Red Barn stage, he's appeared as Alan in God of Carnage, Barry in Talk Radio, Mr. Lockheart in The Seafarer, George in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Burton in Burn This!, Estragon in Waiting for Godot and Mitch in A Streetcar Named Desire On the silver screen, he's appeared in over 21 films, from big-budget studio pics (The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, Addicted to Love, Burn After Reading) to quirky independents (Touched, Frayed, 99 Percent Sure). He’s also written several screenplays, one of which was optioned by Hollywood, and his recent stage plays, Person of Interest, Moment of Grace, The Poetry of Hearts, and The Return have been produced on the Red Barn stage. Another of his plays, The Almost End of the End Forever was chosen for The Broadway Black List: One of the Top Ten Unproduced Plays of the Year, compiled by Davenport Theatrical in New York. Person of Interest was recently translated into Flemish and received a European Premiere at the prestigious Theater Hoger-Streven in Ghent, Belgium.
QUINCY PERKINS, Actor, Director, Co-Founder of KWSS
Quincy is a native of Key West. He grew up performing in the local theaters until he went off to high school at the prestigious Deerfield Academy in Mass. There he honed his skills with famed theater coach John Reese (who also coincidentally taught co-star Laurie Breakwell). He was accepted and studied at Stella Adler Academy in NYC and appeared in an off-Broadway production of This Is Our Youth by Kenneth Lonergan. He has appeared at the Red Barn Theatre in Greetings, Wild Women of Wongo, Shel's Shorts, Rompers, The Outer Shel, Fresh Rompers, and another Mamet play Speed-The-Plow where he became bilingual in "Mamet-talk". He was also Juror #5 in 12 Angry Men and Richard Roma in Glengarry Glen Ross at the Waterfront Playhouse. Quincy is also a local filmmaker and producer. He has involved in films such as Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Master and Commander, Men in Black, Cat in the Hat and others. He has also won several awards for his directed short films including Start Spreading The News and Driving Lessons, which was recently selected as one of 40 most influential films made in Florida in the last decade.
MELODY G. MOORE, Actor, Member of the Board of TheatreXP, Inc.
Melody, who hails from Oregon, has acted most of her life, but really hit her stride in Key West, where she has been on stage for Fringe Theater, the Red Barn Theatre, TheatreXP, and others. She has tackled some of the most difficult roles for women, include a stellar turn as Blanche DuBois in the Summer Stage production of A Streetcar Named Desire, and as Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest. She has also created roles for XP's productions of Person of Interest, The Poetry of Hearts, and The Return. Her first play, One Saturday Night, will be produced as part of Fresh Ink Shorts in this year's Summer Stage.