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profiles ADAM LARSEN (Projection Designer) is a documentary filmmaker and designer for live performance. Designs include Hal Prince’s LoveMusik (Broadway); The Gospel at Colonus (Athens, Edinburgh and Spoleto festivals); The Wind Up Bird Chronicle (Singapore and Edinburgh Festival); The Women of Brewster Place (Alliance/Arena Stage); Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, 23 Miles, Native Guard (Alliance Theatre); Breaking the Waves (Opera Philadelphia and Prototype Festival); From the House of the Dead (Canadian Opera); Brief Encounters, My Fair Lady (Shaw Festival); Agrippina, A Flowering Tree (Opera Omaha); Flight (Juilliard); Semele (Pacific Musicworks); Maa (Atlanta Symphony); The Pelleas Trilogy (Cincinnati Symphony); Siren Song, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Tales of Hoffmann (Hawaii Opera Theatre); Phorion (New World Symphony); Peer Gynt, Peter Grimes, On the Town, SoundBox (San Francisco Symphony). Larsen’s documentary about autism, Neurotypical, aired on the PBS series “POV.” BRET TORBECK (Stage Manager) is honored to work with the cast and creative team of Native Guard at the Atlanta History Center. Previous Alliance credits include Hand to God, Shakespeare in Love, The Magic Negro, Troubadour, Courtenay’s Cabaret, Born for This, Disgraced, A Steady Rain, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Blues for An Alabama Sky. As a regional theater stage manager for more than 25 years, he has worked all over the country, but is now enjoying exploring Atlanta. While based in Seattle, he was a guest faculty member at the University of Washington for five years. JAYSON T. WADDELL (Stage Manager) is proud to return to the Alliance Theatre for his eighth season. He’s worked on such 24 ENCOREATLANTA.COM

Alliance productions as Crossing Delancey, Troubadour, Moby Dick, Born for This, Tuck Everlasting, The Geller Girls, A Christmas Carol, Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, Broke, Sex and the Second City, Next to Normal, Holidays With the Chalks and Bike America. At Atlanta Lyric Theatre: Jesus Christ Superstar, The Full Monty and Young Frankenstein. At the Illinois Shakespeare Festival: I <3 Juliet, Hamlet, Q Gents, Antony & Cleopatra, Macbeth, As You Like It, Twelfth Night and A Winter’s Tale. Waddell graduated from the Gainesville Theatre Alliance and is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association. JODY FELDMAN (Producer and Casting Director) began her theater career as an actress in Atlanta before moving into administration as the assistant general manager at Frank Wittow’s Academy Theatre. Jody is the producer and casting director at the Alliance, where she started in 1991 as casting director. At the Alliance, she has cast and produced more than 200 LORT B, D and TYA productions encompassing a wide range of world premieres including The Last Night of Ballyhoo by Alfred Uhry, What I Learned in Paris by Pearl Cleage, Broke by Janece Shaffer, In the Red and Brown Water by Tarell Alvin McCraney and more than 10 years of Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition-winning plays. She has also cast and produced such world and regional premiere musicals as Tuck Everlasting, Aida, The Color Purple, Sister Act: The Musical, Bring It On: The Musical, Ghost Brothers of Darkland County and Harmony, A New Musical. She is most proud of the thriving Alliance engagement activities and partnerships that recognize theatrical work as a catalyst for community conversation and connection.

ALLIANCE THEATRE ENCORE :: NATIVE GUARD 2018  

Encore Atlanta is the official show program for the Fox Theatre; the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the Alliance Theatre at the Woodruff Art...

ALLIANCE THEATRE ENCORE :: NATIVE GUARD 2018  

Encore Atlanta is the official show program for the Fox Theatre; the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the Alliance Theatre at the Woodruff Art...