Artist Carolyn Edge donated some amazing designs for our Xmas Unwrapped Auction! A Message from Carolyn I've been crafting and creating as long as I can remember. My last name is Edge, the type of art I do is called on-edge quilling, and some of my work has an edgy feel to it. And so, EdgeCraft was born. I've found that art can be a powerful tool in expression, whether that's joy or pain. I hope you'll find that my artwork adds joy to your everyday life. In my slightly "edg
Artist Emily Rankin kindly donated not one, but two of her paintings for our Xmas Unwrapped Auction! About Emily Emily Rankin is an actor, director, and artist who specializes in immersive performance. She currently lives and works in New Mexico, and is represented by South West Artist Group. For the past two decades she's explored the world of production extensively, participating in 50 film productions and over a hundred theatrical productions. During her years spent in Au
We're thrilled to announce you'll be enjoying the dulcet tones of Shrewd Company Member, Trey Deason, in Xmas Unwrapped! About Trey Trey Deason is a Shrewd Company Member who was last seen in the Rolling World Premiere of Jump by Charly Evon Simpson, and previously in Xmas Unwrapped and Feast Of Fools. As a company member of the Vortex, he's appeared in the productions of The Secret Lives of the Inbetweeners (B. Iden Payne Nomination), Lear, Cyberfest, Stars and Barmen (B. Id
Check out her adorable hand-knitted creations in our Xmas Unwrapped Auction! She can knit anything! It's Mindy Rast-Keenan! About Mindy Mindy is a multi-talented theatre, film, and voiceover artist who ALSO happens to have the uncanny ability to knit anything your heart desires! We're so grateful to have some of her creations in our Xmas Shrewd Yule Bazaar! Check out some of Mindy's recent work: Badder on a Ladder!
Episode - Badder on a Ladder
We're delighted to announce Cathy Dresden, that delightful chanteuse, as a cast member of Xmas Unwrapped! Introducing Joe Hartman as Cathy Dresden! About Cathy/Joe Cathy Dresden, “America’s big hearted songbird of the 1950s” is a comedic girl singer with a dash of Debbie Reynolds, a sprinkling of Rosemary Clooney, and a dab of Ethel Mertz (of I Love Lucy fame). She was created and is embodied by by actor/singer/writer Joe Hartman. Joe was raised in Round Rock, and spent some
One of Xmas Unwrapped original Jingle Belles, she joins us for another sexy, holiday celebration! Introducing aerialist, burlesque artist, and actor, Marisa Pisano! Photo by Caroline Poe About Marisa Marisa is an Xmas Unwrapped veteran who is so pleased to be taking another spin at taking her clothes off to some wholesome holiday music. She is an aerial instructor at Austin, TX studio Sky Candy, as well as a seasoned performer on the ground and in the air.
Introducing one of our many amazing Xmas Unwrapped auction donors, Classy Smashed! SOY WAX CANDLES HAND POURED IN AUSTIN, TX About Classy Smashed Take a fragrant moment to enjoy the finer things in life, like soy candles with over 70 hours of burn time. With fresh scents & fun names, they'll make staying at home as comfortable as possible. Visit www.classysmashed.com.
We're thrilled to have Austin's famous storyteller, Bernadette Nason, with us for Xmas Unwrapped - A Holiday Cabaret!! Bernadette will be performing a piece from her new book, Stealing Baby Jesus - A Treasury of Ludicrous Attempts to Save Christmas! Bernadette has also donated autographed copies of her novels, Stealing Baby Jesus and Tea in Tripoli for Shrewd's Xmas Silent Auction, going live December 12th! About Bernadette Born and bred in the UK, Bernadette Nason is an awa