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Lost Girl

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Lost Girl NOVEMBER 9-11, 15-19, 2016 | 7:30 PM NOVEMBER 13, 19-20, 2016 | 2:00 PM OSCAR G. BROCKETT THEATRE theatredance.utexas.edu

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9 - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20 OSCAR G. BROCKETT THEATRE F. LOREN WINSHIP BUILDING THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN

LOST GIRL Kimberly Belflower – Playwright Lawrence Bennett – Technical Director Yi-Tai Chung – Lighting Designer Joseph Cornelison – Sound Designer Camryn de Wet – Scenic Designer Jessica Forte – Stage Manager Jon Haas – Projection Designer Cortney McEniry – Dramaturg Kelsey Oliver – Movement Director Cara Phipps – Director Lauren Smith – Community Engagement Coordinator Kelsey Vidic – Costume Designer

CAST (IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE) Wendy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Adriana Scamardi Cora/A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Toni Lorene Baker Nina/D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Annemarie Alaniz Callie/C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jordan Maranto Mother/B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kat Lozano Slightly/Detective. . . . . . . . . . . . . Josh Cole Curly/Therapist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Steven Schwope Nibs/Doctor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ismael Vallejo Toodles/Boy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Teddy Santiesteban Peter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Luke Stodghill There will be no intermission. There will be a post-performance conversation following the November 11 and 18 performances with the community engagement team. Videography and photography are strictly prohibited. PRESENTED BY TEXAS THEATRE AND DANCE Texas Performing Arts thanks our 2016/17 Presenting Sponsor

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Adriana Scamardi

Toni Lorene Baker

Annemarie Alaniz

Jordan Maranto

Kat Lozano

Josh Cole

Steven Schwope

Ismael Vallejo

Teddy Santiesteban

Luke Stodghill

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NOTE FROM THE PLAYWRIGHT “I was once called a wound dweller. It was a boyfriend who called me that. I didn’t like how it sounded. It was a few years ago and I’m still not over it. (It was a wound; I dwell).” – The Grand Unified Theory of Female Pain by Leslie Jamison The Wendy Darling in this play dwells in her memories, which have become her wounds. Like Wendy, I have a hard time leaving the past behind – much less a magical boy who taught me to fly and took me to a fantasy-land where we shared our first kiss. Wendy always performed the role of “mother” to the Lost Boys. I’d heard the term “Peter Pan Syndrome” – boys who never grow up. When a friend diagnosed me with “Wendy Darling Syndrome” because I was always trying to save the little lost boys, the seed of this play was planted. Next to none of the countless variations of Peter Pan focuses on Wendy’s point-of-view. Writing her journey became a surrogate for my own – the places and people I left behind in order to become the person I wanted to be, the kind of person who stopped worrying about saving the lost boys and started saving herself.

NOTE FROM THE DIRECTOR "But thinking isn't doing And doing takes more time." - Wendy Darling, Lost Girl What we want isn’t always what we need. But we are constantly asked to make a choice between the two. Often that fear of action, doing instead of thinking, renders us immobile. Choice means vulnerability, opening ourselves up to be seen. What happens if we get rejected or, even worse, we don’t like what we see? At The University of Texas at Austin we are constantly asked to make that choice, and too often, I personally have let that fear of action hinder me; leaving me in the shadows, so to speak. Being seen means being you, and there is immeasurable strength in that – ­ to act and ask for the things you value. Lost Girl is about embracing vulnerability and learning to be strong enough to act in spite of fear, to join the world moving around us. Wendy shows us we grow through action. She allows her thoughts to fuel her actions, empowering her to ask for what she needs to get what she wants. The act of choosing, balancing wants and needs, comes from within. No one can do it for you. We can all be Wendy Darling.

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NOTE FROM THE DRAMATURG “We too have been there; we can still hear the sound of the surf, though we shall land no more.” – Peter and Wendy by J.M. Barrie Writers are often encouraged to avoid using “we” in their writing, as it makes assumptions about readers; it assumes that readers and authors have shared experiences and identities. But J.M. Barrie, author of the classic 1911 novel Peter and Wendy, was unafraid of “we,” and for good reason: Barrie wrote of children and childhood, and we have all been children. Lost Girl invites us to another “we,” the shared experience of leaving childhood, of moving forward, of letting go. We have all encountered the aches of unchangeable time, time that moves precious moments into memory, time that draws unknown futures closer even while we can “still hear the sound” of what came before. Kimberly Belflower draws upon symbols and characters of Barrie’s Peter and Wendy, but Lost Girl shows us a different world from Barrie’s, a world full of characters discovering their own relationship to time, to memory and to each other. And, at the same time, it reveals to us our own world, our own journeys. It reminds us of the “we.”

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CREATIVE TEAM KIMBERLY BELFLOWER (Playwright) is a third-year M.F.A. Playwriting candidate at The University of Texas at Austin. Originally from Georgia, Belflower comes to Austin by way of New York where she developed new work with Primary Stages, Transport Group and 54 Below, among others. Teen Girl FANtasies (co-written with Megan Tabaque) premiered at the 2015 Cohen New Works Festival and was nominated for an Austin Critics’ Table Award for Best New Play. Her play Gondal will premiere as part of UTNT (UT New Theatre) in March 2017. LAWRENCE BENNETT (Technical Director) hails from Houston, Texas by way of Chicago, Illinois. He received his B.F.A. from the Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University and his M.F.A. from The University of Wisconsin in technical direction and theatre technology, respectively. Bennett has been the technical director and lighting designer at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, as well as the technical director at the University of South Florida. He has worked at various summer stock productions across the country, including Williamstown Theatre Festival, Utah Shakespeare Festival and the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. YI-TAI CHUNG (Lighting Designer), originally from Taiwan, is an M.F.A. in Design and Technology candidate with a focus in lighting design. Chung has worked as a freelance lighting designer, assistant, technician and stage manager in various theatre productions. His most recent lighting design work includes Twelfth Night (Texas Theatre and Dance) and Dialogues of the Carmelites (Butler Opera Center). JOSEPH CORNELISON (Sound Designer) is a M.F.A. candidate in the Radio-TelevisionFilm program at The University of Texas at Austin with a concentration in directing.

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He also works in production design, recently serving as art director for the sci-fi feature Soft Matter. Cornelison is currently in pre-production on his thesis, a film about werewolves who sell their magical urine to make ends meet. CAMRYN DE WET (Scenic Designer) graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a B.F.A. in Production Design. After college, she worked in set design and construction at Vive Les Arts Theater in Killeen, Texas. de Wet has also designed and dressed sets for independent film projects, including Rooster Teeth’s The Know and Blue Goggle’s Last Girl Standing. She is currently a M.F.A. in Design and Technology candidate with a focus in scenic design at The University of Texas at Austin. JESSICA FORTE (Stage Manager) is a fourth-year B.A. in Theatre and Dance major with an emphasis in stage management. She recently managed last spring’s studio project of Legally Blonde the Musical and served as the stage manager for Fall For Dance (Texas Theatre and Dance, 2015). Upon graduating in May, she plans to pursue a career in stage/production management. JON HAAS (Projection Designer) is a second-year M.F.A. in Design and Technology candidate with a focus in integrated media for live performance. His projection designs were recently seen in William Glick’s Wilma, Fall For Dance (2015), Bodies & Souls and Ears, Eyes + Feet (Texas Theatre and Dance). Haas was an artist in residence this summer at Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center and continues to run dance and performance company VECTOR alongside collaborator Leah Wilks.


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CORTNEY MCENIRY (Dramaturg) is a community-based artist and facilitator pursuing an M.F.A. in Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities. A co-recipient of the 2016 Ann Shaw Fellowship, she recently facilitated with The University of Texas at Austin’s Performing Justice Project and McCarter Theatre Center. Her work can be seen in publications such as RiDE, Howlround and Theatre Topics. McEniry is currently developing Ladylike, a solo performance exploring inheritance, belonging and white Southern femininity.

LAUREN SMITH (Community Engagement Coordinator) is an M.F.A. in Drama for Theatre for Youth and Communities candidate. Before coming to The University of Texas at Austin, she served as a teaching artist and stage manager in St. Louis, Missouri; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. Most recently, she facilitated a professional development intensive for teachers at Great River Shakespeare Festival and served as community engagement coordinator for Twelfth Night (Texas Theatre and Dance).

KELSEY OLIVER (Movement Director), an Austin native, received a B.F.A. in Dance in 2015, studying at The University of Texas at Austin and Le Centre National de Danse Contemporaine in Angers, France. She is currently a freelance choreographer and performer in Austin and beyond, having recently created for The Beijing Dance Festival, Fronterra Festival, the Center for Arts and Entertainment Technologies (The College of Fine Arts), ZACH Theatre, UTNT (UT New Theatre) and collaborations with the Cordova Quartet. Upcoming performance: (Re)signing from the Underspace Chronicles. kelsey-oliver.com

KELSEY VIDIC (Costume Designer) is a M.F.A. in Design and Technology candidate with a focus in costume design. She has worked for companies such as The Santa Fe Opera and American Players Theater. She works in all mediums including opera, dance, theatre, film, music videos and installations. Vidic strives to find movement and expression in her designs in order to effectively communicate the story.

CARA PHIPPS (Director) is an M.F.A. Directing candidate at The University of Texas at Austin where her work includes Girls in Cars Underwater (UTNT (UT New Theatre), 2016), The Wild Party and An Accumpulation of Glorious Knick-Knacks (The Cohen New Works Festival, 2015). She recently directed at Actors Theatre of Louisville for the Apprentice/Intern Company’s The Tens and she developed new work with several Bay Area companies in her native California prior to coming to Austin, Texas. She received a 2012 FringeNYC Overall Excellence in Directing award for The Egg Play.

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CAST ADRIANA SCAMARDI (Wendy) is a second-year B.F.A. in Acting major at The University of Texas at Austin. Recent performances include “Maria” in Twelfth Night (Texas Theatre and Dance) and “Helena” in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2016 College of Fine Arts fundraiser).

she was seen as “Haideh” in The Orange Garden (UTNT (UT New Theatre), 2016). Other credits including Rumors; Enter A Woman, Pretty Enough and This Emotional Closet (The Cohen New Works Festival, 2015). Upon graduating she plans to move to New York City.

TONI LORENE BAKER (Cora/A) began performing at the age of five in Houston, Texas. Most recently, she performed as “Lorraine” in TexARTS' All Shook Up and as “Brooke Wyndham” in Legally Blonde the Musical. After graduating in 2018 with a B.A. in Theatre and Dance with an emphasis in musical theatre, Baker plans to pursue an M.F.A. in performance from New York University (NYU).

JOSH COLE (Slightly/Detective) is a third-year B.F.A. in Acting major at The University of Texas at Austin. Recently he has been working on collaborative works with students of the Radio-Television-Film program. Upon graduating in 2018, Cole intends to pursue television and film in Los Angeles.

ANNEMARIE ALANIZ (Nina/D) began performing in middle school in the Rio Grande Valley. She recently performed as “Molly Aster” in Peter and the Starcatcher, “Tigerlily” in Alice in Wonderland and “Little Sally” in Urinetown the Musical. Alaniz is pursuing a B.F.A. in Acting and plans to return to the Rio Grande Valley upon graduation to teach young, aspiring theatre artists. JORDAN MARANTO (Callie/C) is a fourthyear B.F.A. in Acting major. At Texas Theatre and Dance she has been featured in Refugia, The Trojan Women, Purification (The Cohen New Works Festival, 2015) and Advance Man (UTNT (UT New Theatre) 2014). Maranto is also a filmmaker and her short, Tough Cookies, was a finalist for the Honest Beauty Award at the Girls Impact the World Film Festival at Harvard University in April 2016. In January 2017 she plans to move to Los Angeles to pursue filmmaking, acting and comedy. KAT LOZANO (Mother/B) is a third-year B.F.A. in Acting major. Most recently,

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STEVEN SCHWOPE (Curly/Therapist) began acting in high school in San Antonio, Texas. Recent roles include “Chadwick” in Punk Rock, “Dr. Larch” in The Cider House Rules and “The Clown” in Elephant’s Graveyard. Schwope is currently a secondyear B.F.A. in Acting major. ISMAEL VALLEJO (Nibs/Doctor) is a second-year B.F.A. in Acting major from Garland, Texas. Recent roles include “Bill” in August Osage County and “Judas” in The Last Days of Judas Iscariot. TEDDY SANTIESTEBAN (Toodles/Boy) began performing in high school in Denton, Texas. Most recently, he performed the role of “Valentine” in As You Like It and “Nick” in Speaking in Tongues. After graduating with a B.F.A. in Acting he plans to move to Los Angeles. LUKE STODGHILL (Peter) is a second-year B.F.A. in Acting major originally from Dallas, Texas. He was recently seen as “John Rosen” in The Orange Garden (UTNT (UT New Theatre), 2016), one of three finalists for the Keene Prize for Literature.


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Elaine Daigle Michael Damal Billy Davis Tricia and Paul Davis Courtney and Adam Debower Anna Denman Lory and Fred Denson Michelle and Rick DeWine* Courtney Dickey Laura DiTomasso and Frank Salazar Sharon Duboise* Jody and Robert Durch John Durfor Karen and Tim Elliott Marilyn and Martin Englander Susan and Robert Epstein Jeffrey Erp Debra and Heath Esterak Rosemary and Craig Estes Mary Etheredge Gaye H. Evert Carol Fahs Marlena and David Faulkner Jaelene Fayhee and Jeff Smith Barb and Danny Fennewald James Ferguson Laila and John Fessenden Dr. and Mrs. John D. Fisher William Flannery Dinah and Bill Flood Drs. Donald and April Fox* Lynn and Gordon Franzen Linda and Raul Garibay, Jr. Elizabeth and James Gerson Lucy and Gary Gibbs Patricia B. Gilbert Laura and John Gill Kristen and Michael Girard Michelle and Jason Gooch Joy and Cal Gooden Lori and Bill Goodpasture Melissa and Rick Gorskie Nicola D. Grady Cynthia and Michael Gray Jana and John Grimes Beth and David Grimm Janet Grobowsky William Grove Betty and Neil Gurwitz Maria Gutierrez and Peter Nutson Elizabeth and George Hainsworth Lawrence Hall Barbara and Tom Hamff Emma and Don Harley* Brenda and Tommy Harper Susan Harris Fran and Jim Hart Sherman Hart Laura Harvey Annabel and Jimmy Harwell Debbie Hester Bette Hines* Gabriela and Hector Hinojosa Aline and Alan Hollingsworth Dr. Karla Kuusisto and Mr. Erik Holt* Laura and Marcus O. Horton Linda Jacoby Linda Jakobeit

Diane and Logan Jenkins Darlene Jilka Brian Johnson Linda and Willard Johnson Anita and Ralph Jones Brenda E. Jones Laura and Ronald Kaplan Peggy D. Karstendiek Mrs. Sandra Kelley Kathleen Kennedy Deborah S. and Bill Keyes Lucas Keyes Kim and Glen Kieschnick Krystal Kincell Jan and Orion Knox* Nancy and Henry Kojzarek Walter Kuenast Jennifer and Michael Kuhl Paul Lagrone Cyndee Lake Karen and Francis Lamphier Gary Lane Sheryl and Richard Lane Mr. and Mrs. G. William LaRosa Carol and Bob Lauder Chris Lavallee Dorothy Lawrence Lorna Lawrence Nadya Laws Rhonda Lawson Jeffrey Lazar Kristen and Ted LeClair Daniel Leeman Cecil Lefevers Gail and Larry Lerche Dr. Bruce and Marcia Levy Joan and Moise Levy Dawn and Fred Lewis Melanie C. Lewis Phyllis Light Jung Lim Mary Lockhart Lisa and Brooks Loflin Stacy and Richard London Betty Lorch Melina and Dan Lowden Maria Luedke Tracey and Steve Luhrs Charles Lupher Russell Lyday Ramona Magid Melanie Malinowski Michelle and Richard Manson Sarah and Glenn Marcus Sky Benson and James Martin Joyce Martin Tonya and Nicco Martinez Jo Ellen and Dale Mason Charlotte and Tom Matthews Dr. Susan Orth and Dr. Mark Maunder Vicki and W. S. May, Jr. Natalie and John Mazzie Virginia and Donald McAlister Flora and Mike McClung Liz and Sean McDonald Lynn and Gordon McDonald Suzanne and John McFarlane Ford McTee Bret Meador Lynn Meyer and Rick Clemens

Janet and James Mitchell Paul Mitchell* Bri Thatcher and Andy Modrovich Brenda and Mark Monteith Karen and Charles Moore Janet and Jerry Morford R. Kent Morrison Gwen and Robert Morton Leslie and Ron Munson Michael Murphy Todd Nash Marina Navarrete R. Michael Neely Karen Neff-Reed and Edward Reed Catherine and James Nelson Desmond Ng* Carolyn and Thomas Nicewarner Caleb North Nancy Norvell Mary and David O'Bannon Regina and Daniel O'Connor Dan and Deborah O'Neil Susan and Robert Oakley Rosemary and Joe Oliden Doug Opalka Judy and Richard Patrick Betty and Ron Patterson James Patterson Rina and Greg Peiffer Gloria and Harold 'Pete' Petersen Deborah H. Peterson Barbara and John Pickett Glenn Pierce Nancy and David Platt* Bonnie and James Pohl Candace Pruett and Elias Ponvert* David Potter Michele and Gary Prant* Karen and Dean Prentice Lance Price Selena and David Procter Sandra and Harry Pruett William A. Pruitt James Putnam Christina and Steve Quakenbush Rachel Ramsey Lisa and Curtis Randa Karen and Joe Rascati Phil Reeder Elinor and Edwin Reese Emily Rendeiro* Charles Rice Joanne and Hamilton Richards* Susan and Kenneth Richey Peter Rieck Jeanine and Dan Roadhouse Susan Frentz and Alan Robinson* Christy and Matthew Robinson Kathleen and Art Rodriguez Pamela Roe Duane Rogers Erin R. Rosales Michele Ross Nathalie and Jeffrey Roth* Patricia Rotunda Linda and Jerry Roudebush Danny Russo*


THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTERS CONTINUED Summer Rydel Joe Sanders Roberta and Ernest Saulmon Chad Schexnayder Keith Schnell Sandford Matthew Schocket, M.D. Charles Schoepflin Catherine Scholl April Schweighart* David A. Schwendner Austin Seal Suzy and Guss Searcy Jude Sears Kathy and Howard Seitzman Robert Severance Dina Shoults Karen Shutes Louise Simpson Vijay Sitaram Carole Smith Sharan Rae and Craig Smith Debbie and David Smith

Rae Smith Steven Smith The Snyder Family Jeffrey Hayes and Gregory Sovey Lauren Sprouse Marlene Stacey Ann and Benard Stafford Barbara and David Staggs Sid Steadman Marci Steinle Donya Stockton Charlie Stover Teri and Alex Suarez Geeta and David Suggs Mary and Francis Sullivan Kathy and Daryl Swarts Peter Swartz Kathy and Tom Sweet Judy Skeen and Jay Tarwater Lynn and Gabriel Tellechea Mary Temple Faye Terry*

Jodie Thompson Kathy Thompson Carol and Ted Thomson Heather and Jeffrey Tramonte Doris and Lloyd Tucker Keith Uhls Jamie and Thomas Valigura Janet and Jack Van Cleave Stephanie and Stewart Vanderwilt Angela and John Vanston Bruce Vasbinder Dennis Waley Martha Walller Kate and John Watson Dr. Denise Waugh and Mr.Barry Kosoris Jerie Weasmer Kenneth R. Webb Chrissie Welty Pamela Werner Shirley Werner

Leslie and Bryan Weston* Tracy Weston Barbara and Daniel Wheat Connie and Scott White Dianne and Leslie White Patricia White* Michael Wilen Carolyn Williams Dyanne and Stan Williams Drs. Linda and Frank Wilson Susan and Chris Wilson with Bonita Grumme Tom Wolf Sharon Wolfman Lisa Wyatt Timothy Young* *These donors are also subscribers to the 2016/17 Texas Performing Arts Essential Series.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DONOR ACKNOWLEDGMENT PAGE IS UPDATED EACH SEMESTER. TEXAS PERFORMING ARTS VALUES EVERY GIFT RECEIVED. HOWEVER, WE REGRET THAT LIMITED SPACE DOES NOT ALLOW US TO LIST EVERY DONOR. FOR INFORMATION ON WAYS TO GIVE, PLEASE CALL THE MEMBERSHIP OFFICE AT 512.232.8567 OR EMAIL US AT SUPPORT@TEXASPERFORMINGARTS.ORG.


Director’s Council Leadership by Example

Texas Performing Arts offers $10 Student Tickets, real-world employment opportunities for students, and world-class performing arts for audiences of all ages. The TPA Director’s Council is a group of dedicated volunteers, sponsors, and donors who help make this possible with their leadership, enthusiasm, and support.

Special Thanks to our 2016/17 Director's Council Members! Christine and Blake Absher Phillip Auth Robert and Jannis Baldwin Becky Beaver and John Duncan Edwina Carrington Joanne Guariglia Rob Hagelberg Dan Jackson and Jeremy Guiberteau Cassie LaMere Julia Marsden Tim Marwill Stephanie and Grant Perkins Annie and Brian Zucker

Here's to a terrific and productive year!


Texas Performing Arts Staff Directory Kathy Panoff, Director and Associate Dean Judy Lister-Patrick, Assistant to the Director

DEVELOPMENT

Ann Stafford, Director of Development Sarah Gerson, Campaign Manager Rachel Schoen, Ticket Concierge Manager Anne Shires, Member Relations Manager Sarah Weidler Young, Associate Director for Development

MARKETING

Gene Bartholomew, Director of Marketing & Communications Morgan Bathe, Graphic Designer RenĂŠ Castro, Marketing Specialist, Media Buying & Settlements Erica De Leon, Marketing Specialist, Digital Media Monica Griffin, Manager of Graphics Services Nadia Zakariya, Marketing Coordinator, Promotions & Strategic Content

STUDENT ENGAGEMENT

Tim Rogers, Student Engagement Coordinator

TICKET OFFICE

Joshua Bernard, Assistant Ticketing Services Manager, Broadway & Concerts Marie Herrera, Assistant Ticketing Services Manager, Administration Isabel Salazar, Assistant Ticketing Manager, University Relations Tara Vela, Assistant Director, Ticketing Services & Sales Dianne Whitehair, Ticketing Systems Manager

Administration & Operations

April Busby, Associate Director, Administration & Operations

BUSINESS OFFICE

Kristi Lampi, Administrative Associate, Business Affairs Leigh Remeny, Administrative Associate, Business Affairs Terri Waddle, Senior Departmental Buyer Warren G. Whitaker, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Human Resources Manager

FRONT OF HOUSE

Sarah Andrews, Guest Services Manager Alec Pasquarella, Special Events and Operations Manager

Programming & Production

Rachel Durkin-Drga, Associate Director, Programming & Production

CAMPUS & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Judith Rhedin, Assistant Director, Campus & Community Engagement Brenda Simms, Program Coordinator, Education & Curriculum Development


TEXAS PERFORMING ARTS STAFF CONTINUED PRODUCTION

Sarah Aldridge, Costume Draper Seb Boone, Master Electrician Scott Bussey, Technical Director Betty Chlystek, Costume Draper Mikela Cowan, Master Electrician Jeff W. Ellinger, Lighting Supervisor Jeff Grapko, Academic Production Manager Phoebe Greene, Logistics Coordinator A. Conrad Haden, Stage Supervisor J. E. Johnson, Scenic Studio Supervisor Yvonne Kimmons, Assistant Director, Performance Logistics Kenny Kuykendall, Assistant Audio Supervisor

Lindsay Long, Performance Logistics Coordinator Allison Lowery, Wig & Makeup Specialist Michael Malak, Audio Supervisor Karen Maness, Scenic Art Supervisor Tanya Olalde, Crafts Artisan Travis Perrin, Assistant Stage Supervisor Dani Pruitt, Performance Logistics Coordinator Patricia Risser, Costume Shop Supervisor Carolyn Hardin, Assistant Prop Shop Supervisor Hank Schwemmer, Master Carpenter Rebecca Switzer, Prop Shop Supervisor Darcy Weberg, Associate Costume Shop Supervisor

PROGRAMMING

Cynthia Patterson, Program Manager Will Shirey, Talent Buyer Texas Performing Arts is also proud to acknowledge the hundreds of part-time and volunteer workers who play a critical role in presenting our annual season of world-class performing arts events to the austin community.

HOUSE MANAGERS

Candy Benoit Dina Black Virginia Bosman Margaret Byron Jan Collinson Lisa Gilliam Kimberly Hans Reaves

STUDENT WORKERS

Michael Abs Zoe Andersen Connor Barr Mia Barrera Victoria Barrera Cora "Selene" Bataille Adrienne Boni Sarah Cantu Arri Caviness Chun Chen Jonathan Clement Adrian Collins Elizabeth Cooke Susannah Crowell Madeline Daniell Lindsey Dennis Liam Dolan-Henderson Kathleen Dopkin Eboni Ellinger Kaiwen Fa Wendy Fernandez

Melody Hatfield Chuck Hesse Paige Horton Harry Ingham Olga Kasma-Carnes Eric Lee Michael Lee

Jessica Miles Reed Neal Shana Nichols Elisabeth Poigin Jessica Reed Randy Rohr Josh Shandera

Julie Spruell Andrea Stanfill Debra Thomas Leah Waheed Kyle Walker Megan Yeager

Jessica Forte Alexander Greer Erin Guerra Claire Hardwick Matthew Hernandez Hannah Heydinger Katherine Hogan Jared Horn Christina Jansen Qi Jiajing Charles "Dack" Justiz Anh-Linh Kearney Amanda Keator Jenifer Klement Aaron Kubacak Jasmine Kurys Kelsey Linberg Jessica Lowerre Alia Mahaini Zachary Markizer Marina Martinez

Kiara McGee Sami McKenzie Dora Millan Ashton Murphy Reed Neal Kailey Nunley Natalie Patton Kristen Raney Baylee Rhodes Hannah Rose Alexandra Sanchez Teddy Santiesteban Ally Smith McKenzie Sosa Morgan Stuart Neha Sukumar Joshua Swan Rama Tchuente Max Torrez Victoria Townsend Taylor Travis

Rebekah Urban Eric Vera Emily Vialpando Gobi-Kla Vonan Tiffany Wang Nat Watkins Kenneth Wei Claire Wood Brittany Worthington Shimson "Adam" Zeevi



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