Description: “On the Pole” confronts how working on the pole impacts the past, present and future lives of three dancers and a former dancer turned house mother, on the eve of one's first night and one's final night on the pole.
Bio of playwright: Nicole Kearney’s plays have been produced in New York City, Chicago, Cleveland, San Francisco, Orlando and Indianapolis. Her web series can be seen online at youtube.com/nicolekearneyproductions and the streaming platforms; OhDef.net, ColoredContent.com and SparkkTV.com. She was a semi-finalist for the 2016 Sundance Institute-YouTube New Voices Lab. She has a MFA in Dramatic Writing from Spalding University. As a former professor, she taught literature, creative writing and playwriting.
What is the best line in our show? "You're still a good girl; you're just nasty for work."
What is a little-known fact about you? “I was born in New Jersey, lived in the South Bronx, NY when hip hop began and have lived all over the world, as my dad is a retired Army veteran.”
Bashiri Asad is Richard
LaKesha Lorene is Etta
Shakisha Shakisha is Simone
Garrett Gammons is Miles
Mariah Ivey is Nina
Kortez Walker is Darius
Cheryl Herbert is Alesha
Ilandia Johnson Johnson is Love
Jeamell Briggs is James