Robin Rice Lichtig (playwright)
Robin is an award-winning, published author of over 50 plays (16 full length), seen from Off-Broadway to Alaska to Florida; London to South Africa to Mongolia. Some titles: LOLA AND THE PLANET OF GLORIOUS DIVERSITY, SUKI LIVINGSTON OPENS LIKE A PARACHUTE, THE POWER OF BIRDS, EMBRACING THE UNDERTOAD, O RUMBLES OF JOY! Member: League of Professional Theatre Women, Dramatists Guild, International Centre for Women Playwrights. Synopses of all scripts (available for production), upcoming gigs and other cool stuff at: www.dramamama.net P.S.: LISTEN! THE RIVER is true -- every word.
Tracey Bersley (director)
As a director/choreographer, Tracy Bersley has worked at such institutions as Lincoln Center, The Public, Second Stage, Primary Stages, McCarter Theatre, Williamstown and many Off-Broadway companies, such as The Civilians, Red Bull Theatre, The Keen Company. As a professor, she has taught, directed and/or choreographed at NYU, Purchase College, Columbia/Barnard, Yale and Juilliard. Tracy received her MFA in Directing from Syracuse, currently teaches at Princeton University and CAP 21, is a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers and a Drama League Fellow.
Andy Cohen (sound designer)
Andy has written music in a wide variety of styles for a wide variety of media. He has composed classical instrumental works for orchestra and chamber groups, jazz pieces for radio airplay, music and sound design for dance and theatrical performances, and songs for rock and pop bands. His compositions have been performed by such groups as the Minnesota Orchestra and he has written music for PBS TV and United Nations Radio. He has also written music for symphonic band and Jewish-themed works for performances in Synagogues. His theatrical compositions have been performed in numerous venues in New York City and in the Northeastern U.S. region. His works have been played in such venues as Lincoln Center, Fordham University, The Public Theater, off-Broadway at Theatre Row, 59E59, La Mama, HERE, the Ohio Theatre, Theater for the New City, Expanded Arts, and the New York International Fringe Festival, where he was a 2000 "Excellence" Award Winner. Recent projects have included the original musicals CHARLIE CHANG AND THE MYSTERIOUS SALAMI (which won the "Golden Pineapple" award for "worst musical" as part of the 2008 Bad Musicals Festival), THE GREEN MANIFESTO, and RIPCORDS (with book and lyrics by Anne Berlin); KABBALAH AND MOUNTAIN JEWS with the Jewish Theater of New York; music direction and sound installation for a multi-media performance project in Werdenberg, Switzerland; sound design for several productions at Luna Stage (Montclair, NJ) and at the Terry Schreiber Acting Studio (including BALM IN GILEAD a 2011 NYIT Award Nominee for Sound Design and Winner for Outstanding Production of a Play); scores for the Drama League's Directors Fest and the Chekhov Now! Festival; and the dance score TARO for the Mariana Bekerman Dance Company at the Joyce Theatre in SOHO.
Patrick Ellison Shea (stage manager)
New York Theatre: HOUSEWIVES OF MANNHEIM at 59E59. Regional: GREATER TUNA, BEDROOM FARCE, THE GRASS IS GREENER, TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE at Oldcastle Theatre Company. Acting Credits include: Oldcastle Theatre Company; The Shakespeare Theatre; The Kennedy Center; Ford's Theatre; People's Light & Theatre Company; Totem Pole Playhouse; Alabama & Utah Shakespeare Festivals; The Other Side Productions. Television: The Onion News Network (Ifc); The Onion Sportsdome (Comedy Central); The Good Wife. Thanks to Prav & Wendy for inviting me to the party. And love to Natalie.
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