MAURA KIDWELL (Associate Director) is a Chicago director, playwright and audition coach. She is currently in post-production for her first short film, KILLER SET. For more than a decade, Maura held the roles of director, performer, and casting director for Erasing the Distance, a documentary theatre company committed to disarming the stigma of mental illness. She co-wrote and produced the documentary play BREATHE WITH ME, which premiered at SPARKFest 2017. Her play OVER THE MOON was produced as part of DocFest in September 2018. As an actress, Maura has enjoyed roles on many Chicago stages, including Steppenwolf, Goodman, Rivendell, and Court. Visit maurakidwell.com.