Staff

Charlotte Meehan CHARLOTTE MEEHAN, Artistic Director, is Playwright-in-Residence at Wheaton College (MA). Sleeping Weazel premiered her multimedia plays, Real Realism and 27 Tips for Banishing the Blues. Previous stage works have been presented in Providence at Perishable Theatre, in Bristol (UK), and in New York at Dixon Place, the Flea Theater, La MaMa, Bleecker Street Theatre, and Pratt Institute, among others. She has been a resident artist in HERE Arts Center’s HARP program and Perishable Theatre’s RAPT program, was a 2008-09 Howard Foundation fellow in playwriting, and was awarded an Alpert/MacDowell Colony residency through the Herb Alpert Foundation. She holds MFAs in creative writing from Brown University and Brooklyn College.
Adara Meyers ADARA MEYERS, Managing Director, is a playwright originally from New York. Sleeping Weazel premiered her play, Talk To At Me, in June 2014 as part of the Doubles, Demons, and Dreamers festival, and presented her play, Tryouts, in the company’s 2013 Women In Action festival. Her other plays and multidisciplinary projects have been developed and produced at The Factory Theatre, Roulette, the Great Plains Theatre Conference, Perishable Theatre, and Firehouse 13, among others. She was the recipient of the 2014 Fellowship Merit Award in Playwriting/Screenwriting from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. Her articles have appeared in publications such as HowlRound, The Arts Fuse, and Wheaton Quarterly. She is currently pursuing an Interdisciplinary Arts MFA at Goddard College and holds a BA in English from Wheaton College (MA)
David Marshall DAVID MARSHALL, Photographer, has been obsessed with photography since the age of six. He covered the tumultuous events of the sixties in Philadelphia and Washington and documented arts events and the work of artists in schools in Connecticut and Massachusetts for twenty years. He holds a Graduate Certificate in Photography from the Center for Digital Imaging Arts at Boston University. Marshall also pursued doctoral research in Anthropology at the New School for Social Research, specializing in critical anthropology and American community. He has directed two arts centers, conducted oral history projects as an independent consultant, and worked for the Connecticut Commission on the Arts and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. A published poet, he also authored a history of Roger Williams Park, The Jewel of Providence. Marshall is an avid gardener and has proudly worked as a tango beginner for four years.
Steven Bell STEVEN BELL, Videographer and Video Editor, studied at the Rhode Island School of Design. He makes short films, he records Sleeping Weazel events, and he has participated in the Rhode Island 48-Hour Film Festival.