“Carnaval” Team Bios

Warner Miller has recently appeared at Seattle Repertory Theatre in their debut of Tarrell A. McCraney’s “The Brothers Size”.  Other credits include the premier of the play, Lost Boy Found in Whole Foods at Premier Stages by Tammy Ryan as well as appearing in the premier of the play, Brothers from the Bottom by Jackie Alexander at The Billie Holiday Theatre and Seed by Radha Blank at Classical Theater of Harlem; August Wilson’s Fences directed by Kenny Leonat Huntington Theatre Company; Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom at Syracuse Stage and The Piano Lesson at Geva Theatre & Indiana Reperatory Theatre; Paradox of the Urban Cliche at The LAByrinth Theater Company,The Old Globe Theater’s premiere production of Since Africa; False Creeds at The Alliance Theatre; and A Raisin in the Sun at Hartford Stage. Film credits include “Melvin Lucas”,American Gangster, directed by Ridley Scott; “Nicky Lolo” in HBO Film’s Wyclef Jean in America and “Beadle” in HBO Film’s Everyday People. TV credits include Law & Order and CSI-NY.

Jaime Lincoln Smith:  Theatre: Off Broadway – RUINED (original production), SEED, LIGHTS RISE ON GRACE, Off – Off Broadway – BIRTHRIGHT, Regional – MARCUS; OR THE SECRET OF SWEET.  TV/FILM – Law & Order, Knights of Prosperity, MTV’s Human Giant, Remember the Titans, Shades of Brooklyn, 14,085.

Jeff Wilburn
Selected credits include: New York: ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS, The Hip Hop Theater Festival; SLAVEY, Clubbed Thumb; NO MATINEES, Center Stage; VENEZUELA, New York Fringe Festival; THE HERSHEY BANDIT DONS HIS MASK, The Flea Theatre; CHAPTER ONE, Center Stage; BOOTY CANDY, The Kraine Theater; CRAFT, HERE Arts Center; HIEROGLYPHIC GRAFFITI, P.S. 122. Regional: ROMEO & JULIET, Virginia Arts Festival; THE WINTER’S TALE, Shakespeare & Company; OTHELLO, The Shakespeare Theatre. Training: William Esper Studio, American Conservatory Theater and Howard University.

Cheryl Katz has been the director of play development at Luna Stage in West Orange, NJ since 1993.  During that time she has developed over thirty new
works for the stage and has directed The Man In Room 306 by Craig Alan Edwards (Luna, 1995, 2008; Off Broadway 2010), The Fastest Woman Alve by
Karen Sunde and most recently Mercy and The Firefly by Amy Hartman. Cheryl has worked in script development for the Young Playwrights Festival, Playwrights Theatre of NJ and The O’Neill Theatre Conference and is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.