Diane Kastiel is the host of First Person Live, and a writer and storyteller from Chicago.
Chris Trani is an American stand-up comic, storyteller, and documentary filmmaker who uses his humor to educate and entertain audiences around the world.
Sarah Bunger is a two-time Moth Grand Slam Champion.
James Gordon, who performs as G.P.A. (Greatest Poet Alive), is an international award-winning author and poet, as well as storyteller and Moth Grand Slam Champion.
Annalise Raziq is a three-time Moth StorySLAM winner, and has been featured on National Public Radio’s Moth Radio Hour and its podcast.
Don Hall is Director of Live Events for WBEZ and House Manages the NPR/WBEZ mega-hit show "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!"
Margaret recently moved back to Chicago after living in Egypt, Thailand, Singapore, Italy, Paris and New York, and travelling to more than 50 countries around the world.
Nestor Gomez was born in Guatemala and moved to Chicago in the mid ‘80s.
Susan Cramm has been a regular competitor in The Moth StorysSLAMs around Chicago for the past two years, winning with stories on the themes “Courage” and “Fathers.”
Steve Glickman has been telling stories at weddings and funerals his whole life to wide critical acclaim.