Kristoph, or Rags (Ragliacci for short), joined the SJAC in December 2021. They have worked before with Creative Action Unlimited as a deviser/actor in The Climb (2021) and The Knot (2017). They are a cofounder, musical director and the director of development for Troy-based Shakespeare company Will Kempe’s Players Cooperative. They facilitate relationships with venues and producers. They also manage transportation through the renovation and operation of a full-size school bus. They have lived and worked in the Capital Region for most of their life and currently reside in Troy, N.Y. They have been theatre making for the last 10 years. They have performed, directed, written, composed and taught. They hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in cultural anthropology and music from SUNY Albany and attended Skidmore College and Schenectady County Community College. They are an associate artist with Troy Foundry Theatre and are the Interim Technical Manager for the Dance Flurry Festival. They have trained in Pochinko Clowning and Original Practices Shakespeare. They educate students and caseworkers in institutional settings, and they are active in community social justice efforts.