Emily K. Harrison grew up in East Texas and holds an MFA in Performance from the Savannah College of Art & Design, a PhD in Theatre from the University of Colorado Boulder, and a Bachelor's in Acting and Writing from Emerson College. With square, Emily has appeared in House of Gold, She Rode Horses Like the Stock Exchange, This Aunt is Not a Cockroach, How I Learned to Drive, Ham McBeth, SLAB, Peggy Jo & the Desolate Nothing, 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche, Gidion's Knot, The Ding Dongs (or What is the Penalty in Portugal?), Songs of Meat & Cake, One Woman Show, Why We Have a Body, Good Girls Don't, But I Do, Tornado Season, The House of Yes, and Skeet Shootin' Prodigy. Additionally, she directed square's productions of 44 Plays for 44 Presidents (2012 & 2016), Love Songs for Poomouse, HOWL, and Good Country People. In 2019 she will direct the Regional Premiere of Greg Wohead’s Celebration, Florida as well as the World Premiere Everything was Stolen ., a piece she originally developed and workshopped in London. Harrison currently serves as Visiting Assistant Professor at Whitman College, and recently completed a year-long appointment as Visiting Faculty at Brunel University London. In 2016 she was honored with a True West Award, in 2013 was featured as part of Westword’s "100 Colorado Creatives" series, and in was recognized by The Denver Post as a 2011 Pathmaker, one of only seven individuals working in an arts field to receive the honor.
Gleason Bauer is a theatre artist and educator who has worked throughout the country and extensively in Los Angeles. She received her BA from Sarah Lawrence College and an MFA in Contemporary Performance from Naropa University in Boulder, CO, where she began cultivating a contemplative arts practice and pedagogy. Prior to graduate school, Gleason was the Artistic Director of Zoo District, a multi-award winning LA theatre company she co-founded in 1997. Her work has been nominated in multiple categories including: Best Costume Design (1999) by the LA Weekly for Drums in the Night and Best New Play by the Colorado Theatre Guild (2015) for her adaptation of SLAB with Emily K. Harrison (from the novel by Selah Saterstrom). She has also won a number of awards, including: Downtown News’ Best of Downtown (2000) for her direction of The Two-character Play, two LA Weekly Awards (2009) - Best Costume and Best Production Design - for [home] or the Lost Tablet of Ur, and a True West Award (2014) for her direction and production design of SLAB with square product theatre. In 2017 Gleason directed square product’s controversial and critically acclaimed production of Gregory S. Moss’ House of Gold, and in 2019 directed the World Premiere of Jay B. Muskett’s 1N2IAN at the University of New Mexico. Gleason is currently the Producing Artistic Director and Head of the Performing Arts Department at Marlborough School in Los Angeles.
Jess Buttery studied lighting and production design at the University of Colorado Boulder and has worked professionally for the Boulder International Fringe Festival, The Dairy Center for the Arts, The Lakewood Cultural Center, The Catamounts, Quake Theater, TinHOUSE Experimental Dance Theatre, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, the Band of Toughs, and others. For square, Jess designed lights for Everything was Stolen ., Celebration, Florida, TesserACT, House of Gold, She Rode Horses Like the Stock Exchange, The Box Marked Black, This Aunt is Not a Cockroach, How I Learned to Drive, Ranch Dressing & Other Coping Mechanisms, Ham McBeth, SLAB, 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche, Gidion's Knot, The Ding Dongs (or What is the Penalty in Portugal?), 44 Plays for 44 Presidents (2012 and 2016), This Show Might be Terrible, The Great Goddess Bazaar, HOWL, One Woman Show, BRUISER, and Songs of Meat & Cake. Jess currently serves as the Lighting Designer for the Denver School of the Arts.
Rosie Glasscock has worked with square product theatre since 2015, serving as Production Stage Manager for Everything was Stolen ., Celebration, Florida, TesserACT, House of Gold, She Rode Horses Like the Stock Exchange, This Aunt is Not a Cockroach, How I Learned to Drive, and Ham McBeth. Rosie earned a Bachelor's in Theatre with a double major in Psychology from the University of Colorado Boulder and has worked professionally with the Boulder International Fringe Festival, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, and Little Theater of the Rockies. She is a master baker of pies.