the spouses

WeAreMarried is

Jay Eisenberg and

Shelby Richardson.

Through no fault of their own, Shelby and Jay each have ten years of experience with what some would call mainstream success in professional theatre.

They have been close collaborators in what they call the "passionate business" of friendship since 2017.

WAM is the result.


Shelby is a trans/non-binary actor, performance artist, astrologer, and director who lives and works in the Twin Cities. Shelby believes we are meaning-making beings.

They are from a rural town in Northern California.

Shelby guesses that they have a BFA from the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater Actor Training Program, though they're not entirely sure the paperwork ever went through...

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Jay is a Minneapolis-based actor, arts educator, writer, and director. He has been told he is too patient to be from New York, but that is where he is from. He is here to help you have a good time.

Jay is also a consultant for theatre, film, and tv. If you

think your favorite ABC medical drama has done a fine job with their non-binary doctor storyline, thank Jay.

Jay holds a BFA from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Experimental Theatre Wing.

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