Quorum Profile: William R. Coughlan

With the launch of our latest series, Quorum, we’re sharing the bios of some of the people making it happen.

William R. CoughlanWilliam R. Coughlan
Writer/director, Agent “Joshua,” Colorful Atmosphere

William R. Coughlan is an award-winning screenwriter and director, and in addition to serving as Associate Artistic Director of Jabberwocky Audio Theater, he is the founder of the independent production company Tohubohu Productions, LLC.

He worked for 26 years with The Advisory Board Company in Washington, D.C., where he began as a graphic designer before segueing into video and multimedia, and then eventually into the ranks of creative department management. In addition, he serves on the Board of Directors for TIVA, the Television, Internet, and Video Association of DC, Inc., filling the roles of Treasurer and Vice President before stepping up as President in 2018.

He also enjoys acting, voiceover performance, design and illustration, editing, animation, and writing autobiographical comments in the third person. He is the illustrator of the therapeutic workbook Stories for Children with Problems & Wishes, has provided schematic graphics for several HBS case studies, designed the acclaimed Protégé clay poker chip line (one of the original inspirations for The Gambler’s Tale), served as the Critic at Large for the online literary magazine Inkblots, has been a judge for both the TIVA Peer Awards and the Emmy Awards, founded and co-hosted the long-running Tohubohu Producer Podcast, and is an accomplished animator and ambigram artist.

Quorum Profile: Bjorn Munson

With the launch of our latest series, Quorum, we’re sharing the bios of some of the people making it happen.

Bjorn Munson
Producer, Agent “Roach,” Colorful Atmosphere
Bjorn Munson, a lifelong fan of vintage radio, serves as the Artistic Director of Jabberwocky Audio Theater and was the writer/director for both Rogue Tyger and JAT’s adaptation of War of the Worlds earlier this season. Some of his favorite shows from the golden age of radio include Suspense and Escape, so he’s excited to have Quorum as one of JAT’s productions.

In addition to working on audio theater, Bjorn is also an award-winning filmmaker, including for the shorts “DeLeon Crossing” and “The Writer’s Dilemma” as well as the web series The Broken Continent. His company, Team Jabberwocky, also supports local and regional casting with the annual Stonehenge Auditions as well as the online casting resource Stonehenge Casting.

Quorum Profile: Schuyler Atkins

With the launch of our latest series, Quorum, we’re sharing the bios of some of the people making it happen.

Schuyler Atkins
Cowgirl
Schuyler Atkins is delighted to be working with Jabberwocky Audio for the first time! Schuyler appeared on the DC stage earlier this year in The Veils at The Anacostia Arts Center. She has also participated in two 48 Hour Film Projects, both behind and in front of the camera. She has enjoyed every moment of being a par† of the DC area acting community. She will soon take stage again in early 2019 in Nu Sass Productions’ Dead Dog’s Bone at CAOS on F Street.

Quorum Profile: Michael Gabel

With the launch of our latest series, Quorum, we’re sharing the bios of some of the people making it happen.

Michael Gabel
Crunchy
Michael Gabel is an award winning Actor, Director, Talk Show Host, Producer, Educator and Artistic Director for over 40 years. He has 7 Peer Awards and received the 2012 Best Supporting Actor at the LA Webfest.

Quorum Profile: Mike Bernal

With the launch of our latest series, Quorum, we’re sharing the bios of some of the people making it happen.

Mike Bernal
Skitch, Colorful Atmosphere
Mike Bernal is a fledgling voice actor, with Quorum being Mike’s first performance. He’s been steeped in voice acting appreciation by way of Mel Blanc, Maurice LeMarche, and Rob Paulson.

Fascination with voice ver in cartoons led to interest in developing voices, accents, and dialects. His enjoyment of audio drama came about in this second Golden age in the form in podcasts.

Mike has a podcast of his own where he and his friend help you curate your nerdiness by reviewing nerd-culture related media. You can find Pod Nerdy 2 Me on most podcatchers.

Quorum Profile: Christopher Walker

With the launch of our latest series, Quorum, we’re sharing the bios of some of the people making it happen.

Christopher Walker
Wilmer Crick
Christopher Walker got his audio drama start as the villain Count Sonos and others for the Peabody-winning Kinetic City Supercrew radio show for the American Association for the Advancement of Science. More recently he has played characters for Bethesda Softworks games and Graphic Audio dramas, including Marvel Comics stories, where he voices Thanos, among others. He also narrates true crime stories, like the long-running Disappeared for Investigation Discovery, and shows on Discovery and the Smithsonian Channel. On-camera credits include Veep, House of Cards, and The Wire, the films Kringle Time and Last Strike, and the series Thespian on Amazon Prime. He’s thrilled to make his JAT debut and to work with Bill and Bjorn.

Quorum Profile: Alex Stinson

With the launch of our latest series, Quorum, we’re sharing the bios of some of the people making it happen.

Alex Stinson
Emil Watson
Alex grew up surrounded by writers and filmmakers, and went on to study theater and screenwriting at Humboldt State University. This is his first foray into the wonderful world of voice acting.

Quorum Profile: Brian Crane

With the launch of our latest series, Quorum, we’re sharing the bios of some of the people making it happen.

Brian Crane
Mr. Bishop, Peter Sokolov, Colorful Atmosphere
Brian Crane is an acting company member at WSC Avant Bard where he has appeared as Gonzalo in The Tempest, Bernard in There is a Happiness that Morning Is, Foka in Les Justes, Edward IV in Richard III, Sigmund in Secret Obscenities (Capital Fringe Festival), Steve in Small Craft Warnings, War in Peace, LeGrue in Red Noses, Lepidus in Caligula, Lodowick in Edward III, and DeNizza and Manco in The Royal Hunt of the Sun. Roles with the American Century Theater include Juror 11 in Twelve Angry Men, Frank Elgin in Country Girl, Leslie in Seascape, Woodly in Happy Birthday, Wanda June, the Producer in Hellzapoppin’, the Egg of Head in MacBird!, Harris in Tea and Sympathy, and Felix/Williams in Paradise Lost. He has also appeared as Craig in Pinky Swear’s production of Blight, and Clotaldo in Life’s a Dream with Journeymen Theatre.

Quorum Profile: Lydia Kraniotis

With the launch of our latest series, Quorum, we’re sharing the bios of some of the people making it happen.

Lydia Kraniotis
Wiktoria Sałkiewicz, Poker Dealer
Lydia is a local actor and voice over artist. Her background is varied and includes stand up, improv, and some writing.  Having recently returned to the DC area, Lydia’s latest appearances have been at Capital Fringe and the One-Act Festival at Silver Spring Stage.  She’s absolutely thrilled to be working with Jabberwocky Audio Theater..