Who We Are & What We Do
Real-life psychiatrist and Moth StorySLAM winner, Lawrence Kerns, M.D., is a graduate of Yale College, the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, and Northwestern University's Institute of Psychiatry. A practicing child psychiatrist, when he turned fifty he took up creative writing and performance. Kerns studied Creative Writing and Solo Performance at Northwestern University, University of Chicago Graham School, the Actor's Centre, and Act One Studio.
Deanna performs at iO with Ringo Starr and The Del Tones and occasionally as half of the award-winning duo "The R&D Project Presents; Silent Treatment." She's also performed with ComedySportz, Second City Theatricals, ImrovAcadia, and Hubris Productions She has also been seen at Paper Machete, Essay Fiesta, Story Club, and Real Talk Live. Her voice can be heard on a multitude of games, business presentations, phone systems and audio books.
Scott is the co-host and producer of This Much Is True, and creator of Story Lab Chicago. He has told stories anywhere somebody will listen, including The Steppenwolf, Chicago Public Radio, Risk! Podcast, Write Club, Here's the Story, Grown Folks Stories, Story Club, Chicago Slam Works, 2nd Story, Essay Fiesta, and Real Talk Live, to name just a few. Scott is a MothSLAM Chicago winner and Runner-Up at The 2012 Windy City Story Slam All-City Championships, and has participated in The Printer's Row Lit Festival, Fillet of Solo Festival, Rhino Fest, Chicago Improv Festival, and The Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference. He is also the producer of The 43rd Annual Chicago's Biggest Liar Contest, Interface, and Adult Education at The Acorn. More information is available at www.scottwhitehair.com