Atlanta Reclamation Studios
LOCAL. COURAGEOUS. ART.
Searching for the forgotten, misplaced, or repressed stories of Georgia, Atlanta Reclamation Studios empowers artists to share the rich tapestry of what makes this regional center and historic state unique; by walking creatives through development and grant based reading, workshop, and festival opportunities.
Catherine Grimell Mew
S.R. Gentry is a writer, actor, and producer based in Atlanta’s historic Peoplestown community. S.R. is a managing producer and co-owner of Atlanta Reclamation Studios. Additionally, he serves as the production director for the non-profit Ally Alley.
A graduate of both Young Harris College and Shorter College, S.R. has had the privilege of working with many esteemed theaters and arts organizations in Atlanta including, but not limited to: Horizon Theatre, Out Front/Atlanta Artist Relief Fund, Actors Express, Synchronicity Theatre, and the Ansley Park Playhouse.
S.R. has a passion for creating new work and developing the work of others out of the embarrassment of riches that is the Atlanta artistic community. Believing that storytelling is part of our humanity, S.R. constantly looking for new projects to bring to life. When not doing that, however, he can usually be found doing the bidding of his cats Velma and Lambert.
Catherine “Cat” Grimmell Mew is a Managing Producer and Co-Owner of Atlanta Reclamation Studios as well as The Education Director for its off shoot organization Ally Alley.
Cat served as the former Chair of Theatre at Shorter College as well as Resident Director and Associate Producer at The Atlantic Lyric Theatre, Director or Development at Synchronicity Performance Group, and Literary Manager and Agent for CC Productions (Atlanta).
She has free-lance written many award winning grants for Metro-Atlanta non-profits, artists, and specific multi-disciplinary projects as well as serving on the boards of Humorology Atlanta, Atlanta Artist Relief Fund, Synchronicty Theatre, multiple educational organizations, and is currently both a MUST Ministries and UNICEF GA Ambassador. Cat has done advocacy work for NAMIGA and GC.
As a playwright lucky enough to be often produced, and known for her approachable style, Cat’s passion is for sharing artistic opportunities and funds as well as for the importance of winning Equal Rights for all. She is active in local, state, and national politics and is an avid dog and cat rescuer and Great Dane foster, with a heart for large breeds. Cat proudly lives with her Civil Rights Lawyer husband, theatre loving little girls, and an ever growing menagerie of pets and fosters in Atlanta — not Buckhead City— Georgia.