Steering Committee

Meet the 14/48 Austin Steering Committee.

 
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Noah Martin- Producer

Noah Martin is a director, theatre maker(er), teaching artist, and bicycle loving robot based in Austin, TX. Although he loves the sunshine, his heart was originally forged in the mountain ever greens and emo rains of the great Pacific Northwest. Noah was first wowed by the collaborative magic of 14/48 at age twenty three while still living and doing improv in Seattle. Fate reunited him with the fest during its trial run in Austin. Surrounded by so many talented folks and such a loving community, Noah was inspired to be a part of making this "lil festival that could" live on. He is happy to be a part of 14/48 Austin's family and can't wait to drink beers with all of you! 

Marina DeYoe-Pedraza- actor LIAISON

Marina DeYoe-Pedraza is a dancer, actor, puppeteer, teaching artist and all around saucy lady. She hails from the Rio Grande Valley. Studied theatre out in Long Island, NY. Moved to Austin in order to make theatre and be close to family. She has worked with local theatre/dance companies like Lotus Contemporary Performing Arts, Glass Half Full Theatre, Trouble Puppet Theatre, Theatre en Bloc, Salvage Vanguard Theatre, and Teatro Vivo. She caught the 14/48 bug about 4 years ago and has been addicted to the festival ever since.When she's not running around like a chicken without a head, she can be found in a robe drinking and petting her cat.

Sean Moran - design LIAISON

Sean Moran is an Austinite of nine years, originally hailing from Galveston, Texas. Since graduating from the University of Texas at Austin in 2013 with a Bachelors Degree in Theatre and Dance, Sean has blended his love of teaching with his passion for acting as a Teaching Artist for Creative Action. 


 
 

Chad dike - producer

Chad Dike originally hails from Louisville, KY but don’t hold that against him. Chad is a Director, Actor, and Educator. Favorite 14/48 roles include a pregnant dude-bro, a escaped convict and a robot sex panda. In his free time, Chad is the Associate Director of Education at ZACH Theatre and in various roles around town. 

 

Allegra Fox - Band leader

Allegra Jade Fox is a San Antonio native that has been in the theatre community for over 15 years and singing since she was at least 4. Music has been part of her life since day one with some training in piano and alto saxophone before Solely focusing on vocals. When she is isn’t helping make the sounds and tunes for 14/48 you can catch her acting around town and playing  with her neo soul band Jade and the Foxtones  ! IG: legi_289

 

Hannah Enright - Director LIAISON

Hannah Enright is originally from the riveting state of South Dakota. She earned her BA in Theatre from Gustavus Adolphus College before landing in Austin in 2015, where's she's been active in the Austin theatre community ever since. Some of her favorite projects include performing as Rebecca Marshall in The City Theatre's "Playhouse Creatures," and serving on the 14/48: Austin steering committee for the past three years. In addition to being ZACH Theatre’s Performing Arts School Coordinator, Hannah has worked as an actor, director, singer, producer, sound-board operator, adjudicator, and teaching artist.

 
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Mitch Harris - Actor LIAISON

Mitch Harris is a storyteller. He acts, writes, directs, and educates all around Austin, TX. Mitch has BFA in Theater Performance from St. Edward's University and directs the youth creative writing and performance program The Paramount Story Wranglers. Mitch volunteers his time supporting the Austin community as Leadership Seminar Chair for the Texas Capital Area branch of HOBY and is a Texas State Parks Ambassador. Additionally, Mitch loves traveling, beer, folk music, human rights, friendship, political activism and internet cats.

 
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Sweet Van Loan - Social Media

Actor Sweet Van Loan was born on the east coast when life whisked her away to the great state of Texas. Armed with quirk and wit, Sweet is prized for her ability to say the most awkward thing at the most awkward time. She has penned over 40 books, hundreds of scripts for both stage and film and has been a stage and film actor for over 20 years. Most recently Sweet played in the feature film "Domestic Hell" to raise awareness in support of ending Domestic Abuse.