John Wolf –
Hilberry Gateway Project
John Wolf is a native Midwesterner raised in Kansas and Nebraska. He holds a master of fine arts in theatre with an emphasis in scenic and lighting design from University of Alabama and a bachelor of science in theatre from Lindenwood University. He interned at the Juilliard School of Music. He spent 20 years in Greensboro, North Carolina, where he served as professor of lighting design and director of production for University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG) Department of Theatre. John served on the City of Greensboro Performing Arts Center Task Force to study the economic impact associated with the creation of the Greensboro Performing Arts Center. He has been both administrative vice president and chair of design for the Southeastern Theatre Conference and sat on the boards of directors for the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival Region IV and Stillwater Theatre in Raleigh, NC.
Michael Duprey is a prominent Detroit sketch and improv comedian, as well as a writer, director, and improv teacher. He is involved with the performing arts theater Planet Ant, and is a member of the Original Show Team. Michael and his sister, Lauren, perform in the award-winning improv duo Apples & Oranges; their show “Hamburger Tuna” was the winning troupe for Planet Ant’s 2019 Colony Fest Improv Tournament. Michael also does comedy sketch work on his Youtube channel, Thumb Knuckle, with his partner Nick Latimer.
Lito is a hip hop artist born and raised in Detroit. Lito recorded his first EP at Notes for Notes when he was 16 and was recognized as one of their top artist nationally. Since then, he has released six EPs, acted in commercials, featured his music in films, and was selected as one of “20 Black Detroit’s Making History” by The Skillman Foundation. Lito recently released the third installment in his series of EPs, Wise Gang of Fools, which explores the depths and growth of his artistic ability.