Catherine Pulley
Artistic Director

Catherine (Kate) Pulley is an actor, director, and a founder of A Collective Artists. She is a graduate of the Atlantic Acting School Evening Conservatory and also trained as a director with Atlantic Theater Company Founder Karen Kohlhaas. Her recent acting credits include “Convention” at the Irondale and “I am Not Breakfast” at Polaris North. You might see her in commercials and short films — but primarily she is focused on being the artistic director of A Collective Artists. She is a board member of Musical Theater Factory and splits her time between New York City and the Catskills with her husband and their rescue dogs. Find her on Instagram @capulley.


Christina Bottley
Producing Artistic Director

Christina is an actor, singer, musician, playwright, music director, teacher and founder of the A Collective. As Producing Artistic Director, she is responsible for executing the artistic vision, strategies and guidelines for the Collective, as well as secure collaborations, partnerships, and co-production opportunities with other organizations and individuals that benefit the Collective, it’s mission, and local community.

Her acting credits include: Convention (Frank Walker), Beethoven Web Series (Kate), Miss Saigon (Kim), Avenue Q (Christmas Eve), The Drowsy Chaperone (Trix the Aviatrix), The More You Ruv (Solo Cabaret). Christina is also a resident Music Director for Rebel Playhouse, a TYA company in New York City. Her credits include: Edna the Stomper and The Fantastical Dangerous Journey of Q. Christina is a proud graduate of the Atlantic Acting School’s Evening Conservatory, member of Actors’ Equity, and a certified Steinway Educator.

She lives in New York City with her husband, Francesco and their young, scrappy, and always hungry Miniature Schnauzer–Bentley. She can be found at:


Allyson Musmeci
Dramaturge & Playwright Development

Allyson is the Dramaturge and founder of the A Collective. As Dramaturge, she partners with the Artistic Director and the Collective on selecting works for productions, collaborates with playwrights, and guides the team through script analysis and the interpretive process of the play.

Her credits include: A Self Help Guide to Killing Your Boss, Convention, and backstage for companies like The NOW Collective and Pipeline Theatre Company. On the production side, she is an award nominated lighting designer and member of the Journalists Theater Company in New York City. She is a graduate of the College of Charleston with a B.A. in Performance Art where she studied film-making and editing, lighting design, projection design, and directing. She is also a graduate of the Atlantic Acting School Evening Conservatory.


Atticus Cain
Director of Standards and Compliance

Atticus Cain is a New York City based actor, writer and director and founder of the A Collective. He is mostly a mid-westerner, claiming Kalamazoo, Michigan as a long term home, despite having been a resident of more than thirty states during his travels. As part of the Collective, Cain is responsible for compliance with union rules and regulations and is head of standards for actors and those collaborating with the Collective and its Ensemble to ensure a safe and secure artistic environment.

His recent film credits include: The United States of Paranoia and A Handful of Dust. On television, he can be seen as Mayor Velasco in the new series All Hail Beth and The Loudest Voice on Showtime. Recent theatre credits include: Mary Stuart at Hedgepig theater Ensemble, Moby Dick Rehearsed at Oculus Theater, Grace is Good at Textile Theater Company, and Carver at Tuskegee for Syracuse University.

He is a graduate of the Atlantic Acting School Evening Conservatory and is a member of the Screen Actors Guild and Actors Equity. His web presence is irregularly maintained at: 


Peter Celos
Associate Producer & Director of Community Engagement

A proud native New Yorker, Peter is an actor, producer and founder of the A Collective with experience in film and theatre. As a producer, he is involved in the planning and development of Collective productions.

His recent theater credits include: Serials @theFlea, The Curb (Robbie) at Manhattan Repertory Theatre, and Two Eclairs (Mark) at Open Hydrant Theater Co. His film credits include: Night Fall (Seven King Studios) and Addicted to the Game (Darius Green Productions).

He is a graduate of the Atlantic Acting School Evening Conservatory. When not on stage or in front of the camera, Peter is an avid film goer, whiskey taster, and trained martial artist.


Chris Booth
Head Playwright & Associate Producer

Chris Booth is a New York based award winning actor, writer, comedian, storyteller and founder of the A Collective and Head Playwright in Residence.

His television work includes: National Geographic’s Brain Games as well as being the co-creator, writer, and co-star of the Spike TV pilot Punching Up and the Travel Channel pilot Ultimate Fan Pass. His stage credits include: writing and starring in three solo shows Quarterman, The Bowhead Whale, and BaBoom! as well as starring in the Off-Broadway hit Awesome 80’s Prom (Beef/Snelgrove) and Born Without Clothes (Carl).

Chris is also the co-creator, writer, and co-star of the award-winning sketch comedy group City Hall. He has performed improvisation at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade, the People’s Improv Theater, the Magnet, and has toured with the National Comedy Theater.

When not performing or writing Chris can be found customizing vintage Star Wars toys; because it was either that mid-life crisis or buying a sports car — and Chris can't afford a sports car. He is a proud member of the Actors Equity and can be found @thechrisbooth.


Kaelin Fuld
Stage Manager

Kaelin Elizabeth Fuld is a native New Yorker, Stage Manager and Founder of the A Collective. As the Collective Stage Manager, she teams closely with Designers, the Director and Producer on A Collective Productions.

Her recent stage management credits include: Man of La Mancha, Silver Screen Serenade, and Savannah Songs, a musical walking tour through the history of Savannah involving over 60 artists. Other stage management credits include: Pippin and Little Shop of Horrors as well as the 2019 summer stock season at The Theater Barn in New Lebanon, NY.

She is a graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). Having grown up in New York City, she has been surrounded by the power of theatre from an early age and is a firm believer that art changes people so that people can go and change the world.