MEET THE EMCEES
SLAM Emcees Ralph Peterson and Adam Duke host their own “Housekeeper’s Podcast” with over 14,000 subscribers. The “Click and Clack” of the housekeeping field, this duo has created a comedy show based on the life and times of housekeeping managers. Always irreverent, frequently outrageous and never politically correct – Ralph and Adam are considered the life of the party. Ralph Peterson lives in Northfield Vt and has been the lead singer in a band, done open mic nights and was a staff comedy producer/writer for the 95Tripple X radio station in Burlington. Adam Duke, "the funny fat guy" lives in Burlington Vt and began his radio broadcast career playing sidekick to Ralph on the Housekeeper's podcast.
For each performance there will be 2 invited "guest" judges and 3 judges recruited from the audience. Our guest judges are:
Jason P. Lorber acted with Vermont Stage Company, Lost Nation, and Middlebury Actor's Workshop, among other venues. His films have screened at regional film festivals. He’s also a stand-up comedian, and produces dinner shows of Jewish comedians at a Chinese restaurant at Christmas. He does corporate work, leading improvisational workshops for business executives, colleges, and non-profits. Jason also serves in the Vermont House of Representatives from Burlington.
Dana Yeaton is a winner of the National Ten-minute Playwriting Competition and his short plays appear in several anthologies, including Take Ten: Volume 1, and the upcoming Shorter Faster Funnier. His full-length plays include Midwives, Mad River Rising, and a two-person musical comedy called My Ohio, which Vermont Stage Company premiered in April and May. He teaches at Middlebury College and was founding director of the Vermont Young Playwrights Project.
Jeanne Brink is an Abenaki artist from Middlebury
Tinling Choong is a novelist living in Randolph.
Mike Turner, filmmaker/artist, of Northfield, VT. Since graduating from art school in 1997, Mike has worked in the theater, film and theme park attractions. He is currently developing a feature film based on a novel by Vermont author Joe Citro.
Elisabeth Lehr has worked extensively as an actor and director on Cape Cod and in her native Illinois. Currently, she is a fellow at Theatre MosiacMond in Burlington and is directing the upcoming bi-linqual production of Jean-Paul Sartre's "No Exit"/"Huis Clos."