What Martha Did Program

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a LAUNCH PAD preview production

WHAT MARTHA DID

by ENID GRAHAM

Director / RISA BRAININ Scenic Designer / ANN SHEFFIELD Costume Designer / ANN BRUICE Lighting Designer / MICHAEL KLAERS Composer & Sound Designer / GAURAV MISHRA Dramaturg / SOPHIE SWEZEY Stage Manager / EMILY COIN Assistant Director / AHMED ASI Assistant Scenic Designer / ANTONIO CRUZ VENTURA Assistant Costume Designer / SAVANNAH LO Assistant Lighting Designers / LINDSEY GUMAER & KAEDE KOGO Assistant Properties Designer / MARIA ZELAYA SANTILLAN Assistant Stage Managers / ELLIE KIM & SOPHIE LYND

LAUNCH PAD STAFF Artistic Director / RISA BRAININ Artistic Associate / JAN RUSKIN Literary Associate / CHARLOTTE BAILEY WHAT MARTHA DID was developed through the LAUNCH PAD Summer Reading Series and a Preview Production at the University of California, Santa Barbara Department of Theater and Dance, 2019, Risa Brainin, Director


CAST OF CHARACTERS:

KAREN SURREY SAM MRS. FISHER RICHARD MISTY FRANK MR. GREEN YOUNG WOMAN

BETTY GALINDO BLAKE THOMPSON SIERRA HASTINGS JULIE FISHELL HARRY DAVIS KAT CLEAVE DANIEL BLANCO BRIAN HARWELL ALEXANDRA SINGLETON

The 2019-2020 season is made possible by the Arnhold Endowed Theater and Dance Production Fund

There will be one 10 min intermission


PRODUCTION BIOGRAPHIES ENID GRAHAM (PLAYWRIGHT) is a writer and actress living in New

York City. Her play Ruth was recently seen at the 2018 National Playwrights Conference at the O’Neill Center, the New TACTics 2017 New Play Festival in NYC, and the Sacred Monsters Summer Reading Series in Los Angeles California. What Martha Did, was a finalist for the 2015 National Playwrights’ Conference and a semifinalist in the Blue Ink Playwriting Festival in Chicago. Other plays include: Pathological Venus, Something Unrecognizable, and For I Know The Plans I Have For You. As an actress, her credits include numerous Broadway and off-Broadway productions such as The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, and Honour (Tony Award nomination), and Television/Film including The Sinner, Boardwalk Empire, and Margaret.

RISA BRAININ (DIRECTOR & ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF LAUNCH PAD)

is a freelance director and Founder/Artistic Director of the groundbreaking new play development program LAUNCH PAD at UCSB. Brainin served as Artistic Director of Shakespeare Santa Cruz (2001-03) where she directed The Sea Gull, Hamlet and the world premiere of Brad Carroll’s The Emperor’s New Clothes. Prior to SSC, she held the position of Associate Artistic Director for both Kansas City Repertory Theatre (2000-2002) and Indiana Repertory Theatre (1997-2000). From 1987-1997, she resided in Minneapolis and had a rich association with the Guthrie Theater, serving as Resident Director (1991-93), Associate Company Director (1995-96) and acting instructor in the company’s outreach program (1987-97). Other directorial credits include plays at Syracuse Stage, Pittsburgh Public Theater, Playmakers Repertory Company, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, American Players Theatre, Actors’ Theatre of Louisville, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Great Lakes Theatre Festival, Portland Stage Company, Actors’ Theatre of Kansas City, New Harmony Project, Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Ensemble Theatre, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Clarence Brown Theatre, Commonweal Theatre, TheatreSquared, and the Red Bull Theatre. She directed the premiere of Bob Stromberg’s That Wonder Boy in Minneapolis and the United Solo Festival in NY (WINNER: United Solo Fesival and Backstage Award, Best One Man Show and Best Direction, 2015) and Annie Torsiglieri’s “A” Train also at the United Solo Festival in NY (WINNER: Best Production, 2017). Over ten years in the Twin Cities, Ms. Brainin directed for many companies including Mixed Blood, Illusion Theatre, History Theatre, and


the Cricket Theatre. Since creating LAUNCH PAD in 2005, Brainin has developed and directed many new works with the playwright in residence including Sarah Ruhl’s Melancholy Play, John Walch’s The Dinosaur Within, Barbara Lebow’s Plumfield, Iraq and La Niñera: The Nursemaid, Sheri Wilner’s Kingdom City, Biederman’s Match (based on Max Frisch’s Biederman and the Firebugs) by Beau Willimon, music by Michelle DiBucci, lyrics by Portia Kamons, Entangled by Lila Rose Kaplan, Untitled IV by Ruth Markofsky by Alison Tatlock, The Talented Ones by Yussef El Guindi, We Want the Funk, a rustbelt lullaby on the one! by Idris Goodwin, Staging the Daffy Dame by Anne Garcia-Romero, Cheryl L. West’s The Watsons Go To Birmingham – 1963, and Appoggiatura by James Still which premiered at Denver Center Theatre Company in January, 2015. Other writers whose plays Brainin has developed in the LAUNCH PAD Summer Reading Series include Deborah Brevoort, Jami Brandli, Mia Chung, Declan Hughes, Arlene Hutton, Christina McMahon and Joyce Carol Oates. LAUNCH PAD was featured in American Theatre magazine for its innovation and contribution to new play development (American Theatre Magazine Article). The former director of education for SteppingStone Theatre for Youth Development, Ms. Brainin has taught and /or directed for the MFA programs at University of Minnesota and University of Missouri-Kansas City, UC Santa Cruz, Butler University and the BFA Program at University of Utah. A graduate of the Carnegie-Mellon University Drama Program, Brainin has served on grant panels for the Theatre Communications Group and the National Endowment for the Arts. She is past President of the Board of Trustees of the National Theatre Conference, and serves on NTC’s Barrie and Bernice Stavis Playwriting Award Committee. Pronouns: she/her/hers

ANN SHEFFIELD (SCENIC DESIGNER) is delighted to be joining UC

Santa Barbara, Department of Theatre and Dance this year. And it has been her pleasure to work with Risa Brainin and the whole team on Enid Graham’s thought-provoking play. Ann enjoys mentoring students in design and brings her professional experience to the classroom by continuing her work with a number of acclaimed regional theatres including Indiana Repertory Theatre where she has designed sets and costumes for countless productions over the last thirty years. It was through her association with the IRT that Ann began her long working relationship with Pulitzer-nominated playwright and director, James Still. Their most recent collaboration was on his haunting thriller Miranda. Ann also designed the West Coast premiere of Enter the Guardsman at The Laguna Playhouse, and the


American premiere of Alan Ayckbourne’s Things We Do for Love at Buffalo’s Studio Arena Theatre. Her designs have been seen at the La Jolla Playhouse, Goodspeed Opera House, Philadelphia’s Walnut Street Theatre, D.C.’s Ford’s Theatre, Arizona Theatre Company, Oklahoma Festival Ballet, Children’s Theatre Company of Minneapolis, and South Coast Repertory Theatre. Ann has a long association with award-winning designer Tony Walton, having assisted him on major Broadway productions including the Patti LuPone revival of Anything Goes, Mike Nichols’ acclaimed production of Waiting for Godot featuring Steve Martin and Robin Williams, and Tommy Tune’s Grand Hotel and The Will Rogers Follies. Ann is graduate of the Yale School of Drama. Pronouns: she/her/hers

ANN BRUICE (COSTUME DESIGNER) is a Continuing Lecturer at the

UCSB Department of Theater/Dance. Ms. Bruice is a recipient of the 2012 Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award. UCSB design credits include: Into the Beautiful North, The Watsons go to Birmingham-1963, Vanity Fair, Cabaret, Staging the Daffy Dame, A View from the Bridge, Caucasian Chalk Circle, Bernhard, Lydia, The Death of Kings (Santa Barbara Independent Theater Award), Venus, Importance of Being Earnest, Macbeth, Eurydice, Anowa, Tartuffe, Cloud Nine, Hamlet, She Stoops To Conquer (Santa Barbara Independent Theater Award), Iphigenia 2.0, Kingdom City, Seagull, Plumfield, Iraq, Woyzeck, Idiot’s Delight, and Pentecost. UCSB dance designs include: Christopher Pilafian’s Oracle, Circuits, Between Thoughts; Christina McCarthy’s Love, Petrushka, Occupation, Requiem for Bubbles; Nancy Colahan’s Deep Currents, No Freedom Like a Dance, Elastic Flip and the restaging of Lar Lubovitch’s Marimba. Nationally and internationally Ann has designed 17 productions for South Coast Repertory, including: Philadelphia Story and You Can’t Take It With You (Los Angeles Drama Critics’ Circle Award winners), Hay Fever, Blithe Spirit, and New England (Drama-Logue Awards for each). Ms. Bruice has also designed for the Mark Taper Forum, American Conservatory Theater, Pasadena Playhouse, Los Angeles Theater Center, Manitoba Theater Center, San Jose Repertory, New Mexico Repertory, Philadelphia Theatre Company, the Grove Shakespeare Festival, and PCPA. Ms. Bruice spent five seasons (110 episodes) designing the series Babylon 5, garnering an International Cult Television Award. Local design credits include: The Fantasticks, Take Me Out for Ensemble Theatre Company; All My Sons, Night of the Iguana, Driving Miss Daisy (Ovation Nomination) for the Rubicon Theatre; A Christmas Carol for the Granada; The Beard of Avon (Indy Award) for SBCC Theater Group


and Dancing Here Now for Santa Barbara Dance Theatre. She holds an MA in Drama from UCSB and an MFA in Costume Design from Cal Arts. Ms. Bruice is a member of USA 829, and CDG 892. Ann is most inspired by her son, Michael.

MICHAEL KLAERS (LIGHTING DESIGNER) has lit several recent

LAUNCH PAD and SBDT productions at UCSB. His regional theatre credits include Indiana Repertory Theatre, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Great Lakes Theater Festival, Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts, Florida Studio Theatre, Missouri Repertory Theatre. Pronouns: he/him/his

GAURAV MISHRA (COMPOSER/SOUND DESIGNER) is a second-year

student of Music Composition at UCSB, specializing in music for the theater. Currently, he is the music director for Shrunken Heads Production Company’s production of Mamma Mia! and is in the process of writing a two-act musical, Featherdreamer. This is his first time working with the Department of Theater and Dance, but he’s looking forward to future collaboration. Pronouns: he/him/his

SOPHIE SWEZEY (DRAMATURG) is a fourth-year double major in

Theater and Linguistics. She has worked on past production in the department including The Laramie Project, The Cherry Orchard, Hamlet, New Works Lab, and The Caucasian Chalk Circle. Pronouns: she/her/hers

EMILY COIN (STAGE MANAGER) is a second-year student in the

Theatre Design & Production BA program. Stage management credits with the UCSB Department of Theatre and Dance include Vanity Fair, The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963, and Into the Beautiful North. She is originally from North Carolina, where stage management credits include In the Heights, Legally Blonde: The Musical, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas The Musical, Catch Me if You Can (Jordan High School Theatre Arts Department); and other related work credits with the Durham Performing Arts Center, Man Bites Dog Theater, DSI Comedy Club, and PlayMakers Reportory Company. She is incredibly grateful for the support she has received from the UCSB Theatre/Dance faculty, staff, and students since coming here and continuing her pursuit of a career in stage management. Pronouns: she/her/hers

AHMED ASI (ASSISTANT DIRECTOR) is a PhD candidate in the Department of Theater and Dance, and a Chancellor’s


International Fellow at UC Santa Barbara. He holds an MA in Theater Studies from UC Santa Barbara, a BA in Theater and Dance from Colby College (ME), and a diploma in Classical Acting from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (UK). Originally from Karachi, Pakistan, Ahmed has taught acting and helped develop an undergraduate concentration in Theatre at Beaconhouse National University in Lahore, Pakistan.Ahmed’s Master’s project utilized auto-ethnographic playwriting to theorize the lived experience of globalized violence and of digital nativeness; and considered how mediatized narratives inflect personal experience. His current research considers roleplaying games as community-based performance; roleplaying games across material, digital and hybrid spaces; and the formal and cultural continuities and disruptions between the enacted medium of performance and the encoded medium of video games. At UC Santa Barbara, Ahmed has worked with The Odyssey Project (2015, 2016, 2018), and as a dramaturge for The Death of Kings (2016). His previous work with LAUNCH PAD has included serving as a Literary Associate, and as a dramaturge for the The Talented Ones by Yussef El Guindi (2015). Pronouns: he/him/his

ANTONIO CRUZ VENTURA (ASSISTANT LIGHTING DESIGNER) is a secondyear transfer student from Los Angeles Valley College where he designed many productions. Now a senior Theater Design major at UCSB, Antonio is concentrating on Lighting Design. Recent work includes Lighting Designer for Fractured (UCSB Spring Dance 2019) and Poetry of a Mute Soul (UCSB Fall Dance 2018); Assistant Lighting Designer for Into the Beautiful North, The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963 and Vanity Fair. He would like to thank the faculty and staff for their help and support. Pronouns: he/him/his

SAVANNAH LO (ASSISTANT COSTUME DESIGNER) is a fourth-year,

Theater major with a Design emphasis in Costumes. Her previous work includes Costume Assisting under Ann Bruice for UCSB’s Vanity Fair and Southwest Shakespeare Company’s The Death of Kings: Seize the Crown in Arizona. She designed costumes for Céder, performed at UCSB’s 2019 Spring Dance Concert, Fracture. She has also worked on numerous shows as a Wardrobe Supervisor and is grateful for the immense support she has received from UCSB’s Design Faculty, family, and friends. Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

LINDSEY GUMAER (ASSISTANT LIGHTING DESIGNER) is a third-year Theater Design and Sociology double major. She has previously


worked on props for The Watsons go to Birmingham - 1963 and was the set designer for Rewrites, a 2019 New Works Lab play. This is her first time working on lights at UCSB but has worked with theater lighting hands-on in high school. She is thankful for this opportunity and excited for what will come in the future. Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

KAEDE “KAI” KOGO (ASSISTANT LIGHTING DESIGNER) is senior Theater Design student. This is her first time assistant lighting designer. She designed two shows in New Works Lab last spring. She is happy to explore more of design in theater. Pronouns: She/Her/ Hers

MARIA ZELAYA SANTILLAN (ASSISTANT PROPERTIES DESIGNER) is a

fourth-year Theater major. She has worked as assistant scenic designer for Staging the Daffy Dame, and has stage managed for The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963. She is grateful for the opportunity to continue her growth in design as props assistant for What Martha Did. Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

YERIM “ELLIE” KIM (ASSISTANT STAGE MAANGER) is a senior in BA

Production and Design major at UC Santa Barbara. She is an international student from South Korea and she was an assistant stage manager in the Naked Shakes production of The Winter’s Tale. She is very excited to open the play, What Martha Did, and she would love to say to be an honor to work with amazing staffs and crews for the production. Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

SOPHIE LYND (ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER) is a freshman Theatre

Design major at UCSB and this is her first production with UCSB Theatre and Dance and LAUNCH PAD. She became interested in technical theatre in high school and took on many roles, such as stage manager, lighting designer, and sound assistant. In addition to assistant stage managing for What Martha Did, Sophie has also enjoyed writing for the Daily Nexus this quarter. She would like to thank the cast, crew, and production team for all of their hard work and for being so welcoming! Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

JAN RUSKIN (ARTISTIC ASSOCIATE OF LAUNCH PAD) joined LAUNCH

PAD in May, returning “home” to theatre after a 30-year hiatus in politics, film, and education. Wearing many hats, Jan coordinates the logistics of the Summer Reading Series and supports the cast and crew of the Preview Production as needed. Her favorite place to be is in “the room where it happens”, witnessing the collaborative and creative process of the LAUNCH PAD program as it evolves. Pronouns: She/Her/Hers


CAST BIOGRAPHIES BETTY GALINDO (KAREN) is a fourth year undergrad, doubling as

a BA in Communications and BFA in Acting. Previously, she has played the role Texas in UCSB’s musical Cabaret, Rebecca in The Laramie Project, Perdita in the Naked Shakes production of The Winter’s Tale, Rebecca in The Family, and this past summer attended The National Theater Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Center. She thanks her family and friends for all the support! Enjoy! Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

BLAKE THOMPSON (SURREY) is a fourth year BFA Acting and

Communication double major. You may have seen her in past productions here at UCSB including Hair (Crissy), The Other Room (Nick), and originating the role of Rachel in The Family. When she is not acting or communicating you can find her rehearsing with her a cappella group Vocal Motion, UCSB’s only all women a cappella group. You can find them on Spotify if you’re curious (Vocal Motion Volume 1). She is so excited to be in this beautiful play originating the role of Surrey. She would like to thank her parents for everything they’ve done to support this crazy dream of hers, and hopes you enjoy this rollercoaster of a play! Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

SIERRA HASTINGS (SAM) is a senior in the BFA Acting program and is thrilled to be working with such a marvelous cast and crew. Other stage credits include Becky Sharp in Vanity Fair, Paulina in The Winter’s Tale, Girl in Shelf Life, and Juliet in Romeo and Juliet. She would like to thank you, the audience member, for participating in live theater. Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

JULIE FISHELL (MRS. FISHER) is a Lecturer in the UCSB Department

of Theater/Dance teaching acting and directing. Mrs. Fishell served for over twenty years on the acting and directing faculty of the Department of Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina and as a company member of PlayMakers Repertory Company (LORT). Julie is the recipient of the Tanner and the Johnston Awards for Excellence in Teaching from UNC-Chapel Hill and several Best of Indy Theatre Awards for Lead, Supporting and Ensemble performances with PlayMakers. She has appeared Off-Broadway, Regionally and with National and International Tours. Stages include The Public Theatre (NYC), The Lark (NYC), Manhattan Class Company (NYC), Theatre for a New Audience (NYC), Chautauqua Theatre Company (NY), Hartford Stage


(CT), The Kennedy Center (DC), Virginia Stage Company (VA), Prague Shakespeare Company (Czech Republic) and the Moscow Art Theatre (MXAT USSR). Fishell has appeared in numerous productions including the World Premiere production of Horton Foote’s The Death of Papa with Matthew Broderick, Ellen Burstyn and Jean Stapelton; Vanya, Sonia, Masha and Spike, directed by Libby Appel, Private Lives, August: Osage County, God of Carnage, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Tempest (Prospero), Angels in America, Beckett’s Happy Days, All My Sons, Death of a Salesman, Doubt, Othello, A Little Night Music and Assassins. Education: University of Evansville, BFA; The Juilliard Drama Division (Group XIX - Michel and Suria St. Denis Prize for Outstanding Artistic Achievement); Professional Actor Training Program, MFA (UNC-Chapel Hill). Professional affiliations: Actor’s Equity Association; SAG/AFTRA; National Alliance of Acting Teachers. For John Maurice. Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

HARRY DAVIES (RICHARD) is a junior in the BFA Acting program. Previous shows at UCSB include The Winter’s Tale and The Laramie Project. Pronouns: he/him/his

KAT CLEAVE (MISTY) is a senior in the BFA Acting program

here at UCSB. She is thrilled to originate the role of Misty in this year’s LAUNCH PAD production, What Martha Did. She would like to thank Risa Brainin and Enid Graham for letting her experiment with the temperaments of Misty and for giving her the opportunity to collaborate with a phenomenal cast on this enticing and relatable, new family drama. Previous credits include Hermione in the Naked Shakes production of The Winter’s Tale, L in Peerless at the PCPA Theater, Vampi in Into the Beautiful North, Christian in The Other Room, Dunyasha in The Cherry Orchard, Prince Fortinbras in Hamlet, Charlotte in The Sex Dungeon Speed Dating Spectacular and Ming Ming in The World of Extreme Happiness. Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

DANIEL ANDRES BLANCO (FRANK) is a Colombian-American senior

in the BFA program working to create relevant stories centered around Latinx culture as a writer, actor, and director. Going into his last year at UCSB, Daniel is excited to start his final season with Risa Brainin, Enid Graham, and his talented cast and crew of What Martha Did. Daniel is known for his previous roles as Atomiko in Into the Beautiful North, Rawdon Crawley in Vanity Fair, Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and El Conguero in the selfdirected short film, SORPRESAS: A Salsa Noir Film. Pronouns: he/ him/his


BRIAN HARWELL (MR. GREEN) was last seen on the UCSB stage

as King Lear in the 2017 Naked Shakes production. He has performed locally with Lit Moon, SBCCTG, UCSB, Elements Theater Collective, Ensemble, Rubicon, Genesis West, Circle Bar B, and an assortment of independent projects. Notable performances include The Game’s Afoot, Julius Caesar, A Doll House, Stupid F***ing Bird, Porgy and Bess, The Cherry Orchard, Dead Man’s Cell Phone, Unfinished Business, Looped, Endgame, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Through the Fire, Regrets Only, Seascape, Opus, True West (4 Star Theatre Award), Twelve Angry Men, and Bill W. and Dr. Bob. He has also won SB Independent Awards for his performances in King Lear, The Death of Kings, The Designated Mourner, A Number, Henry VI Part III, Our Town, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, and I Hate Hamlet. Pronouns: he/him/his

ALEXANDRA SINGLTON (YOUNG WOMAN) is a junior in the BFA Acting

Program at UC Santa Barbara. She competed in Speech and Debate in high school, wherein she qualified for and competed in both the State and National High School Speech and Debate Tournaments all four years. She was ranked third in the state of California in Duo Interpretation and was ranked 7th overall in the nation in Humorous Interpretation. She has acted in a number of plays at UC Santa Barbara, including The Winter’s Tale (Clown) and the devised works My Role, My Roll (Kat) and Rewrites (Actor 1). She has also studied at the Prague Shakespeare Company’s Summer Intensive Program and performed in Macbeth (Witch) and Midsummer Night’s Dream (Hermia). Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

SPECIAL THANKS The Department would like to thank ReStore for generous support. Habitat Santa Barbara operates a ReStore, the nonprofit home improvement store that sells new and gently used building materials, appliances, furniture, home décor, and more. All inventory is donated and sold at a fraction of the retail price. The Habitat ReStore is open to the public five days a week. All proceeds benefit Habitat Santa Barbara.


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*In Memoriam


DEPARTMENT OF THEATER AND DANCE PRODUCTION Chair / Director of Perfomance / IRWIN APPEL Vice Chair / Director of Dance / CHRISTINA MCCARTHY Director, BFA Actor Training Program / ANNIE TORSIGLIERI Production Manager / DANIEL J HERRERA Community Relations Specialist / UNA MLADENOVIĆ Technical Director / JAMIE BIRKETT Theater Production Supervisor, Scenery+ Props/ DEVIN GEE Theater Production Supervisor, Lighting + Audio / MARK WILLIAMS Costume Shop Manager / DENISE UMLAND Cutter/Draper / LILLIAN HANNAHS Senior Scene Technician / SANDARBH TRIPATHI Office Assistant / DANIELA SHERWIN, CHRISTIAN MORGAN, EZRA ADKINS Marketing Interns / KACEY HSU, PHOEBE JIN, ISABELLE GUILLORY House Managers / KAYLY HOWELL, ASHELY DAVIS, JADYN STEAFFENS, JAYDEN SHULTZ, STEVEN SCRUGGS, TEANNEA LUCAS, SYLVIA MCMAKIN

ADMINISTRATION Chief Administrative Officer / ERIC MILLS Financial Assistant / LAUREN MARQUEZ Undergraduate Advisor / SEAN O’SHEA Graduate Program Coordinator / MARY TENCH Academic Personnel Chair’s Assistant / DEBRA VANCE Principal Musician / PATRICK WELLS LINDLEY

WHAT MARTHA DID SCENIC

Production Supervisors/ GIO CASTILLO, JUDY ZHU Deck Crew/ CHRIS NASSER, JAELLA HARDAWAY

LIGHTING

Light Board Operator/ HAILEY TURNER Props: Biscuit Baker/ ZACHARY JOSEPH COSTUMES Sound Board Operator/ JIYUN WON Wardrobe Supervisor/ SAVANNAH LO Lighting Practicum/ JASMINE GOC, Crew/ CASSIDY ACOSTA, CHRIS AILYN GONZALEZ, VALERYEE MOUA, FRANCES DOMINGOS, QIN- JIMENEZ, SHILLA NAMARA, HAYLEY GWEI “BRITNEY” LI O’TOOLE, ABBY STOIBER, GIO CASPracticum/ GUILLERMO CASTRO, TILLO, JULIE CAUDILL, JORDAN CUQINGWEI “BRITNEY” LI, IVANNA RIEL, MONICA GRANADOS CAMPA CRUZ, ANDREA RODRIGUEZ, WHIT- LINDSEY GUMAER SOPHIE SWEZEY NEY ROSS, MADDIE TAKIMORI, Lighting Technicians/ ANTONIO CRUZ, ANNABELL WALKER, MORGAN GER- DANIELLA SHERWIN, EMILY COIN, AGHTY, MADDIE WILLIAMS, MASON GIO CASTILLO, GRACE SLANSKY, TEICHERT, ALEXANDRA CIPRIANO, JUDY ZHU, NICK FREEDSON, SOFIA GLORIA HUANG, YERIM KIM, JUDY LYON ZHU