Zaraawar2012HeadshotZaraawar Mistry was born and raised in India. He is a theater actor, writer and director based in St. Paul, Minnesota. He has performed at the Guthrie Theater, Children’s Theater Company, Mixed Blood Theater and with Ragamala Dance. Zaraawar has an M.F.A. in Theatre from UC, San Diego and a B.A. from Bennington College in Vermont. He and his wife, Leslye Orr, own and operate Dreamland Arts, a 40-seat theater attached to their home in St. Paul, where they present theater, music, puppetry and educational programs for audiences of all ages. www.dreamlandarts.com/mistry

GregAnokaGreg Herriges is a guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and award-winning composer based in St. Paul, Minnesota. He has studied ethnomusicology, specializing in South- and East-Asian traditions, and performs regularly in various world-music ensembles. Greg has accompanied many theater projects in the Twin Cities and has served as the music director for the annual Mayday Ceremony. He is also an author of instructional music books for Hal Leonard Publishing, specializing in World music for guitar. www.gregherriges.com

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