Meet the Family!
sandi marx (Producer, nyc)
Sandi is a seven-time Moth StorySLAM champion. She performed her one-woman show “You'll Be Sorry” at The Tank in Brooklyn, NY. She’s been featured at the Boston Comedy Festival, Cinderblock and most recently at the “She Makes Me Laugh” festival. This past year, Sandi was featured on the nationally televised PBS "Stories For The Stage" and “Women Of Letters” series at City Winery and can be heard on several podcasts including RISK! and Hot Mic with Dan Savage, Story Collider and countless others. She is a fixture on the New York storytelling scene. Sandi is also the subject of an upcoming documentary tentatively titled “The Fableist”.
Ritija Rice Gupta (Exec Producer)
Ritija is an award-winning storyteller whose first story onstage, in 2013, was nominated for a “Best of the Year” award by DC’s Story District. In addition to very generous support from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities and a Mead Theater Lab Fellowship, she is grateful for numerous opportunities from The Moth to appear on their mainstage, including at the Apollo in 2017 and the Avalon and Ithaca State Theaters in 2018 in addition to appearing on the Moth Radio Hour. Her stories have gone viral at Upworthy and she has also appeared on the Risk! podcast, Story Collider, Capitol Fringe Festival, and much more. She has an MBA from Columbia and an MPP from Georgetown which have enabled her to bring storytelling to businesses and other organizations around the country.
david crabb (Producer, LA)
David’s stories have appeared on The Moth, NPR, Buzzfeed & RISK! As a touring host of The Moth, David has hosted sold-out shows in America, Canada & Australia, where he hosted The Moth launch at the Sydney Opera House. His solo show Bad Kid was a New York Times Critic’s Pick and his memoir of the same name was released in 2015 by Harper Perennial. David is currently a Professor of Autobiographical Performance at Occidental College. He hosts the RISK! live show in Los Angeles and the podcast A Special Presentation.
Andrew Rice (Exec Producer)
Andrew is the unsung hero behind “Mistakes Were Made,” utilizing his Masters in Accounting and Financial Management to help keep the ship afloat while Ritija leads the conga line upstairs on the Lido deck. As co-founder of “Mistakes Were Made”, he has helped to develop the show’s strategic roadmap and general ethos. In addition to his work at Mistakes Were Made and as a project manager at a large health system, he enjoys creating craft distilling projects, barrel-aging Manhattans to the delight of every cocktail-lover he meets.
Bridget O’Neill (Producer, Philly)
Bridget is a storyteller and MothSlam winner whose work has been featured in numerous shows and podcasts including; The Moth, Risk, How I Learned, Yum’s the Word, The Story Collider, The Soundtrack series, and many others. She is a podcast fellow recipient under Kathie Russo; Producer of Here's the Thing and TBD with Tina Brown, where she is working on hosting and producing her podcast about Storytellers and their work/life balance, called Keepin' it Real with Bridget O'Neill.
Courtney Boxwell Taback (Producer, NYC Open Mics)
Courtney Boxwell Taback is an actress, comedian, host and mother originally from Colorado. She spent 10 years in Chicago, both attending and performing at The Second City and iO. She has appeared in dozens of commercials, performs regularly with her all-female indie improv team, Talk Me Out of Bangs, hosts a monthly storytelling competition, “One Up!” at The Red Room and is the proud mom of an active 3 year old.