Written by Mildred Lewis

Directed by Margaret Starbuck

Submerged

In the midst of environmental collapse, two women discover that connection is the key to fighting climate change and holding onto their humanity. 

ACTORS

CINDY NGUYEN (BREANNE)

Theatre: Hamlet (The New American Theatre); Diana of Dobson’s (Antaeus); Cymbeline, King John, Pericles (The Porters of Hellsgate); That Pretty Pretty or the Rape Play, Love & Information, If You Can Get to Buffalo (Son of Semele Ensemble). TV/Film: For the People (ABC), Dear White People (Netflix), A Cinderella Christmas. Special Awards/Training: BFA, Chapman University.

NICOLE LEDOUX (AMY)

Nicole Ledoux is an actor, writer, and cat mom.  She received her BFA in Acting from Emerson College in Boston, MA.  Currently, she is in preproduction for Groovy Tuesdays--a musical comedy series that she co-created about a woman coming out as bisexual. Find out more about Nicole at www.nicoleledoux.com and Groovy Tuesdays @groovy2sdays on Instagram.

Cindy Nguyen

Nicole Ledoux

Playwright: Mildred Lewis

Mildred Inez Lewis writes and directs for theater, film and the digital space. Her film work has screened at SAG Indie and the Outfest, Outfest Fusion and Palm Springs Film Festivals. A member of the Dramatists Guild and Los Angeles Female Playwrights Initiative, she belongs to the playwriting units of the Company of Angels, Ensemble Studio Theatre-Los Angeles and Playground-LA. Her most treasured honors including the British Theatre Challenge (finalist), a Play LA award from Humanitas and UCLA's Goldwyn Screenwriting Award. Recent work includes The Secret Life of LA Freeways for the Rogue Artists Ensemble, Dedications and The Last Ride for Company of Angels. Piece Work will be screened via Facebook Live on May 30th as part of the Roots and Wings Women at Work project. Forthcoming publications include CowGirls for Breathe Fire literary magazine and Roost First, Then Fly for Applause Books' Best 10 Minute Plays of 2020.

Director: Margaret Starbuck

Margaret Shigeko Starbuck is an LA-based director who is passionate about tackling socially relevant themes through overtly theatrical, non-linear, and poetic storytelling. Recent directing projects include the world premiere musical We Three Sisters by Bloom & Frankel and Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure with Method & Madness Theater Co., a classical theater company she co-founded in 2017. In March she directed the short play Coaster by Scott Mullen for MeetCute La and was going to direct Girl in the River by Honor Molloy for InkFest 2020 before the world stopped. Margaret has also assistant directed throughout the LA area at Pasadena Playhouse, LA Theatre Works, Boston Court Pasadena, A Noise Within, and the Getty Villa.