Ilana Atkins (Music Director) -- a conductor, pianist, vocal coach, and musical director. New to NYC, her upcoming musical direction endeavors in the city include: If Sand Were Stone - NYMF, The Addams Family - Imagine Works, "Showcase Series" - The Growing Studio, Alice In Wonderland - Out of the Box Theatrics, and Peter and the Starcatcher - The New Argyle Theatre. Some recent favorite projects: The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Marvelous Wonderettes, Ordinary Days, and 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Ilana is currently an audition pianist in addition to accompanying/coaching for numerous musical theatre programs in the city.
Esther Bermann (Stage Manager) -- a California native with BAs in dance and drama from UC Irvine. Select theater credits include How the Light Gets In (NYMF), An Ordinary Muslim and Light Shining in Buckinghamshire (NYTW), Master (Foundry Theatre), A Chronicle of the Madness of Small Worlds (Next Door @ NYTW) and Mr. Marmalade (UC Irvine).
Jonathan Bauerfeld (Orchestrations/Arrangements) -- a composer, orchestrator, music director, and copyist living in Manhattan. He is a proud member of the BMI Lehmen Engel Workshop. Composer: Legacy: The Book of Names (Edinburgh Festival Fringe, upcoming.) Orchestrator: Single Rider (Off B’way), 2017 Actors Fund Gala, Symphony Space (various concerts). Music Copyist (Anixter Rice): Broadway: Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, Escape to Margaritaville. Regional: Soft Power. Music/orchestration Assistant: Broadway: Escape to Margaritaville. Chicago: Hamilton, War Paint, The Spongebob Musical. Television: A Christmas Story, Live!. Nat’l Tour: Hamilton.
Ryan Dobrin (Marketing/Social Media Coordinator) -- an East Coast-based director, arts administrator, and teaching artist. B.A. in Theater and Italian Studies from Wesleyan University, where he was awarded the Rachel Henderson Theater Prize. Directing credits: Constance & Sinestra and the Cabinet of Screams, Peter and the Starcatcher, and 21 Chump Street. Assistant Directing: Reflux at the Theater at 14th Street Y. Ryan has helped develop work in Scotland, France, and Germany.
Adam Honoré (Lighting Designer) -- a New York based designer for plays, musicals, dance, and concerts. Off-Broadway: Carmen Jones (Revival, featuring Anika Noni Rose), Red Scare on Sunset (TFNC), Raisin (APAC). Regional: Skeleton Crew (Huntington Theatre Company), Mamma Mia! (Engeman Theatre). International: Haydn’s The Seasons (Austria), Kinky Boots (Manila), Fun Home (Int’l Premier, featuring Lea Salonga). Recent Associate/Assistant Credits: Fire and Air (CSC), The View Upstairs (Off-Bway), Love Never Dies (1st National Tour).
Machel Ross (Costume Designer) -- a Brooklyn based creative collaborator. NYTW: The House That Will Not Stand (Assistant director) , Hadestown (Assistant Costume Designer) . Signature Theatre: At Home At the Zoo (Assistant Director) The Antipodes (Assistant Director). LCT: The Wolves (Associate Director). Pipeline (Assistant Director).
Roundabout : Last Match (Associate Costume Designer). BFA: NYU-TISCH.
Brenden Silverman (Assistant Stage Manager) is a rising Senior in high school and is thrilled to work on his second NYMF show. Off-Broadway: Goree All-Girl String Band (ASM); Regional: Mary Poppins (Stage Managment Intern, Paper Mill Playhouse), Shrek (ASM, MayoPac); Community: Catch Me If You Can; Educational (PSM): Shrek, 25th...Spelling Bee, Death By Chocolate, Drowsy Chaperone, Big Fish, Peter Pan.
Simpson & Longthorne Theatricals (General Manager) -- a boutique theatrical firm founded by partners Benjamin Simpson and Joseph Longthorne. As General Managers: Blank! The Musical (Broadway Comedy Club), Stu For Silverton, The Apple Boys
(Ars Nova); Select NYMF: Mother Jones and The Children’s Crusade, The Calico Buffalo, Icon, Numbers Nerds, The Goree All-Girl String Band, Play Like A Winner, and Generation Me. As
Co-Producers: Waitress, Oh Hello; On Broadway, The Glass Menagerie, A Doll’s House Part 2, Hello Dolly (2017 Tony Award), The Band's Visit (2018 Tony Award), and Meteor Shower. In
development: Cookies: A New Musical and Generation Me.