From age 18 until now, Tereze Gruntmane has learned much, including how to save a marriage and start an internationally successful clothing line. On Friday night, November 3, with a story that spans decades and embraces all emotions, Tereze will take us on her own “Jump Off A Cliff” journey.
Tereze Gruntmane came to the US from Latvia in 1996 with her husband and daughter. In addition to having two more children—each nine years apart—she is the founder/designer of ZAZA couture, a boutique children’s apparel line. Currently writing a book about being present in relationships and avoiding affairs, Tereze speaks her mind, even when unpopular.
Law student and avid bread baker, Dean Galaro, will make his debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “No Strings Attached!”
Dean Galaro is a native of Connecticut, but has always been a southerner at heart. He is in his first year of law school at SMU, and enjoys reading, cooking, and running. Dean moved to Dallas last August and got married in October.
Darrin Larson, writer and pancake aficionado, will make his debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “No Strings Attached!”
Darrin Larson, a native Californian, enjoys writing about being a father to a teenage daughter and adapting to life in Texas. His work has been featured in the Dallas Morning News, where he was a community voices columnist for a year. He works for the federal government and lives in McKinney.
On Tuesday all hands were on deck for “Miss the Boat” at The MAC, and the storytellers blew it out of the water! There were laughs, the glistening of a few tears and thick, poignant silences.
This round of stories brought in waves of humor and heart–and no one got seasick! Read more