Maria Breaux
Writer/Director/Producer

Dan Schmeltzer
Director of Photography

Michael La Rocco
Assistant Director

Jason Touissant
Editor

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Maria Breaux received her BA from Stanford University and an MFA in playwriting from San Francisco State University, where she wrote numerous plays before venturing into filmmaking. Her first film, "I'd Rather Be...Gone," premiered at the San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival to a sold-out audience. Her award-winning, infamous short "Raised by Drag Queens" has screened internationally, receiving audience and critical acclaim. ("John Waters wonders why he didn't think of it first."-Out Front Colorado)

Maria has had solo performances, staged readings, and plays at Theatre Rhinoceros, Victoria Theatre, Climate Theatre, Brava! for Women in the Arts, New Conservatory Theatre, Josie's Cabaret and Juice Joint, Build, National Queer Arts Festival, Jon Sims Center for the Performing Arts, Stanford University, and San Francisco State University. She has worked with a diverse range of writers and artists, including Adrienne Kennedy, Anne Galjour, Justin Chin, Brighde Mullins, Roy Conboy, Ayanna U'Dongo, Prince Gomolvilas, Amy Kelly, and Lisa Dewey. She was co-founder of the sketch comedy group "Baby Snatching Dingoes," and was winner of the 1996 and 2002 Highsmith Playwriting Awards. Labeled a "promising talent" by Variety Magazine, she currently has several projects in development, most notably a narrative feature set in the garage music underground of 1980s Los Angeles.