TREY LYFORD recently moved to Philadelphia and is a theatre creator, director and performer. He is also a teacher and a founding Co-Artistic Director of the highly acclaimed physical theatre company rainpan 43 performance group. With longtime collaborator Geoff Sobelle, Lyford has co-created and performed in all five of their shows. Following a world tour of their first piece all wear bowlers (2005 Drama Desk Nomination, Innovative Theatre Award), rainpan 43 presented Amnesia Curiosa (2006)and the Obie award winning kinetic junk sculpture play machines, machines, machines, machines, machines, machines machines. Then, through a commission from LA’s Center Theatre Group in 2009 (and in collaboration with actor/magician Steve Cuiffo) they created and toured the mind bending Magic extravaganza Elephant Room. Currently in development is their dark meditation on space and consciousness SubOrbital.