CREATIVE TEAM

HOLLY HEISER-Event Designer

Holly recently completed 10 years as a performer and show captain in the off-broadway show Fuerza Bruta, both in NYC and around the world. She performed internationally with the touring company of Pilobolus, and also in various regional musical theater productions including Vices, A Love Story  (Caldwell Theater), for which she won a Carbonell Award for Best Actress in a Musical. 

Additionally, she starred in Natural Life (Schreiber Studios),  where she earned a nomination for a 2016 NY Innovative Theater Award for Outstanding Actress.

Holly was lead choreographer for Cabaret (Queensborough Theatre Project).  Her associate choreographer credits include West Side Story (Gateway Playhouse) and  Beauty and the Beast  (Gateway Playhouse).  Associate aerial choreographer credits include: Tarzan (Tuacahn), Peter Pan (Tuacahn), Little Mermaid  (North Shore Music Theater and  Goodspeed). www.hollyheiser.com

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BRIAN LAWTON-Puzzle Architect

Brian Lawton is a New York City-based dancer, instructor, choreographer, and director. He has an eclectic background in ballet, jazz, and modern as well as Latin and Ballroom dances with a specialty in the vernacular jazz dances of the 1920's-1940's. Brian has performed in Shakespeare in the Park’s Comedy of Errors, with the Red Hot Chili Peppers at Madison Square Garden and in their recent music video "Go Robot", and in Swing! at Gateway Playhouse. He was the Assistant Director/Choreographer of the new musical Part of the Plan (TPAC) as well as the Associate Director/Choreographer of Distant Thunder (LTOK) both alongside Lynne Taylor-Corbett, the Choreographer and Resident Director of the A Charlie Brown Christmas National Tour, and he directs several shows for Norwegian Cruise Line. 

REBECCA MAGAZINE-Idea Guru

Rebecca Magazine received her BFA in Dance at The Ohio State University. Recent credits include: The Metropolitan Opera’s Wozzeck (puppeteer/dancer cover),The Ring Cycle (aerialist), Les Pêcheurs de Perles (aerial captain/Swing), 5th Wall’s Breaking Surface, Aerialist for the LA Opera, NBC’s “I Can Do That," and Off Broadway’s Rock and Roll Debauchery. Regional credits include: Spamalot, Legally Blonde, and West Side Story. For more about Rebecca please visit www.rebeccamagazine.com or follow on instagram @rebeccamagazine

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BRAD LANDERS-Movement Design

Brad Landers is a New York City based dancer/choreographer who holds a BA in musical theater/speech from Wagner College.  Performance credits include: CATS (nat'l tour dance cpt./swing) A Chorus Line, Fiddler on the Roof, Cabaret, and Chicago (regional).  Dance companies: STREB, Grounded Aerial, 5th Wall Studio.  

As a choreographer Brad has had the fortune of working both theatrically and commercially.  Most known for his "Let's Have a Kiki" choreography for the internationally acclaimed group the Scissor Sisters/GLEE (FOX).  Musical theater (Choreo) credits include: 50 Shades! The musical (pre offbway), Little Shop of Horrors, Jesus Christ Superstar(off bway) Star Wars: The Farce Awakens, Return...Forbidden Planet.  All Shook Up. 

Theater: Wandering Bark Theatre Co, Keen Co, The Actors’ Company, IRT. IG: @bradschoreo 

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MATTHEW STEFFENS-Director/Choreographer

Matthew is an international director, choreographer, performer and educator creating shows throughout the US and from Mexico to China.  Broadway / Off-Broadway credits include: Doctor Zhivago (Associate Choreographer); Queen of the Night (Drama Desk Award - Associate Choreographer / Resident Director), Superhero (Associate Choreographer), Pretty Hunger (Choreographer), The Tempest (Choreographer). As a performer he appeared on Broadway in Promises, Promises, Women on the Verge and has danced, fought and flown his way through 18 operas at the Metropolitan Opera.  FILM/TV credits include: The Last Five Years (Associate Choreographer), Across the Universe, Black Box, Smash, Kennedy Center Awards - Chita Rivera, La Traviata, Pan Am (Assoc. Choreographer). 

IG: steffensmatthew

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