The Designers




BRANDON McNEEL (Set Designer) is a New York based Scenic Designer, originally from Powell, Wyoming. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from The University of Montana in beloved Missoula, Montana in 2009 and his Master of Fine Arts degree from the Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama. He’s most notably worked with the Montana Repertory Theatre, Chautauqua Theater Company, City Theatre – Pittsburgh, Dorset Theatre Festival, Mill City Summer Opera, and Pittsburgh Opera.

JORGE ARROYO (Lighting Designer) is a freelance lighting designer whose designs have been seen at venues such as Westport Country Playhouse, Carnegie Hall, The Public Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, La MaMa, INTAR, and others. He has designed over 50 shows at both the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and Jazz at Lincoln Center for artists such as Alicia Keys, BeBe and CeCe Winans, Jackie Mason, Paquito D’Rivera, Stanley Jordan, Rockapella, Phoebe Snow, and others. He is Clinical Specialist Faculty in Lighting Design at Montclair State University and is a member of United Scenic Artists Local 829.

ROBERT FIGUEIRA (Projection Designer) is a video and lighting designer and a recent MFA graduate of the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama whose work spans the genres of Theatre, Dance, Opera, Film, and Music. Recent designs include Dark Sisters at Pittsburgh Opera, Capture/Release with Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, and Legacy Falls at the 2013 New York Musical Theater Festival. As an associate video designer and animator, his artwork and animations have been featured at the San Francisco Opera, Carnegie Hall, the New York City Ballet, and the Metropolitan Opera.

ERIK T. LAWSON (Sound Designer) is a theatre sound designer, sound artist, and composer. His recent New York designs include the world premiere of Sotto Voce (Theatre for the New City), Nun$ (Brave New World Repertory Theatre), Marisol(Luna Stage), Feeling (New Ohio), and Candy Tastes Nice (Madame X)Internationally, his designs and original scores have been exhibited in the Czech Republic at the 2011 Prague Quadrennial, and at World Stage Design 2013 in Cardiff, UK. Erik is a Lincoln Center Director’s Lab Alumni, and received the 2013 USITT Sound Design Achievement Award. MFA: Carnegie Mellon University, School of

CARRIE ROBBINS (Costume Designer) Over 30 BROADWAY SHOWS, from Grease (Travolta) to White Christmas (D’arcy James), incl: AgnesofGod (Plummer), Yentl (Feldshuh), Sweet Bird of Youth (Bacall), Frankenstein (Wiest), Happy End (Streep), BoysOfWinter (Dillan/Snipes), Cyrano (Langella). TDF’s “2012-LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD” for CostumeDesign. AWARDS: 2 ‘Tony’ Noms, 5 DramaDesk Awards, Maharam, 3 USITT/Prague, Hughes noms., F.I.T-Surface Design, Audelco. Regionally: ArenaStage, Glimmerglass, Alley, SanFran.Opera, CenterStage, Hamburg StateOper, etc. Known for drawing skill, Robbins’ work appears in “Time-Life Series/Collectibles” (between “Telephones” & “Trivets”) & “Costume Design, Techniques of Modern Masters” (Watson-Guptil). A MONOGRAPH ON Robbins’ designs (USITT/B’way Press) is now available. Her “NewNutcracker” can be seen Christmastime at Cincinnati Ballet.

All Actors & Stage Managers appear courtesy of Actors equity Association.

This production is a part of SubletSeries@HERE, HERE’s curated rental program, which provides artists with subsidized space and equipment, as well as technical support.

The Director is a member of the STAGE DIRECTORS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS SOCIETY, a national theatrical labor union.

These plays have been chosen for fiscal sponsorship by FRACTURED ATLAS, a national non-profit artist service organization providing a range of support for the independent arts community.

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