Kristen Robinson (Concept & Installation Design) is a New York based set designer, born in the wilds of Ohio, she was raised by a family of visual artists. Her work ranges from experimental opera, to regional theatre, and everything in between. Trained both in theatre and painting she constantly looking to re-imagine her own visual narrative of design, and the story of the human spirit. Selected Credits Include: Love’s Labour’s Lost (Great Lakes Theater), Ethel (Alliance Theatre), Sisyphus (Experiments in Opera at Abrons Art Center), And a Nightingale Sang, The Liar, Nora (Westport Country Playhouse), Three Translations of Uncle Vanya: Acts 1&2 (The Invisible Dog), Old Paper Houses (Irondale Theatre Center), Rapture Blister Burn (The Wilma Theater), American Night the Ballad of Juan Jose (Yale Repertory Theatre), The Princess Play's 2&1 (New Haven, site specific project), The Last Days of Mankind (Bard College, Fisher Center for the Performing Arts), My Friend's Story (International Festival of Arts and Ideas in New Haven) Yale School of Drama MFA, Princess Grace Theatre Fellowship: Pierre Cardin Award, 2013, www.kristenrobinsondesign.com Her work on Nora has been featured in Chance Magazine issue 4, and she is a 2015 Barrymore Award Winner for Best Set Design.
Paul Lieber (Projection Design) is a Projection Designer, Playwright, Songwriter, and Performer. His design work has been seen at the Yale Repertory Theater, Yale Opera, BAM, MaYi Theater Company and with the Elisa Monte and the Martha Graham Dance Companies. He is co-founder of the songwriting collective Strange Motel and holds an MFA in Projection Design from the Yale School of Drama.
Masha Tsimring (Lighting Design) is a Brooklyn based lighting designer for performance. New York: Wolf in the River, The Place We Built (The Flea); The Bachelors, Wyoming (Lesser America); Hand, Foot, Fizzle, Face (Piehole); Three Translations of Uncle Vanya (New Saloon/Invisible Dog); ; The Universe is A Small Hat (Babycastles/Sarah Lawrence), So Long Willy, Let’s Go Home (I AM A BOYS CHOIR); Echo in Camera (LaMama), Sisyphus, Chorus of All Souls (Experiments in Opera); Regional: Zoyka's Apartment (Princeton); Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Member of the Wedding (Triad Stage); The Way West (Marin Theatre Company); American Night: The Ballad of Juan Jose (Yale Repertory Theatre); 4000 Miles (Hangar Theatre); Antigonick (Summerfest Toronto); Agua Furiosa, Full.Still.Hungry (Contra-Tiempo); Masha is an Assistant Professor of Lighting Design at the University of the Arts. MFA - Yale School of Drama. www.mashald.com
Chad Raines (Sound Design) is a musician from Dallas, Texas. In New York he has designed for Roundabout Underground, Here Arts Center, Jack Performing Arts Center, The Ontological, The New Ohio, La Mama, The Public Theatre’s Under the Radar Festival as well as Regional and College Theaters such as Bard’s Fisher Center, Princeton’s Berlind Theatre / Oregon Shakespeare Festival / Brown Trinity Rep and Barnard College. He is the resident Sound Designer for Fault Line Theater and I AM A BOYS CHOIR and has designed for Rachel Chavkin, Robert Woodruff, Julia Jarcho, Liliana Blain-Cruz, Robert Woodruff, Robin Frohardt among many other awesome people. He is a 2011 graduate of the Yale School of Drama. www.chadraines.com
Karen Walcott (Technical Consultant) has been an active member of the New York City theater community since 2006 as a production manager, technical director, master electrician and lighting designer. She is currently production manager for several upcoming shows, including Rusted Root and The Wailers at The State Theater of New Jersey, The River to River Festival in lower Manhattan, and “Ramona” at Lincoln Center Festival.
In addition to her theater work, Karen has been involved in the world of large-scale events for several years, project managing a sneaker release party for Converse and a fashion show after-party for Alexander Wang, serving as overnight production manager for the VH1 European Music Awards on-board The Intrepid, and interning with Production Glue for a variety of events, including The CW 2011 Upfront featuring LMFAO. Originally from upstate New York, she holds a BA in Theater Performance from SUNY New Paltz, and an MFA in Technical Design and Production from Yale School of Drama, where her thesis was titled “A Code Compliance Handbook for Small Theaters in New York City”.
Ian Petersen (Technical Director) is a Brooklyn-bred theatre technician and actor enamored equally of the experimental and classical. He has performed at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe, Bad Theatre Festival, the Ophelia Theater, Standard Toy Kraft, and the Pearl Theatre; and recently contributed his technical self to Sense and Sensibility (Gym at Judson), A Room of My Own (June Havoc Theater), Double It! A Living Room Circus (Rose Nagelberg Theater), Mary’s Little Monster and Almost, Maine (Ophelia Theater), How To Live On Earth (HERE Arts Center), and 3 Translations of Uncle Vanya At Once (Invisible Dog Art Center). He holds a BFA in Theatre Performance from Adelphi University.
Emily Reilly (Artistic Producer) is a British, Brooklyn based theater artist who makes work across a number of disciplines. As a performer she has performed at The Samuel Beckett Theater and The New Theater, Dublin, The Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh, The Volksbühne, Berlin. She has also worked with choreographer/director Pascal Rambert. As a director her work has been presented at The Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh; The Tron Theatre, Glasgow; The Project Arts Centre, The New Theatre and The Samuel Beckett Theater, Dublin; The Black Box Theatre in Belfast and The Yale Cabaret. In 2011 her production of Minute After Midday by Irish writer Ross Dungan was awarded an Edinburgh Festival Fringe First. As dramaturg/artistic producer she works with Margot Bordelon, Alex Harvey, Alex Mihail, Kate Attwell, Tea Alagic and dance-theater collective I AM A BOYS CHOIR. From 2013-2015 Emily was an artist in residence with Mabou Mines Theater Company. She is the Co-Artistic director of newly formed HORSE with Stephanie Hayes. She has an MFA in Dramaturgy from The Yale School of Drama.