European Devised Performance Practice 

Students in the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s MFA Program in European Devised Performance Practice present MANIFEST (O), a site-specific project devised under the guidance of visiting artist Firenza Guidi

I assisted Dr.John Green and Firenza Guidi for the MANIFEST (O) project

Working with Dr.Green was such an amazing experience of my life. 

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Terrain Biennial

I assisted Alberto Aguilar for monumental void project

 


I participated in below productions as a lighting designer as a crew member and Second assistant lighting designer at CSULB.
 

The Duchess of Malfi By John Webster

Considered one of the greatest English renaissance dramas, a Duchess marries beneath her class only to meet a nightmarish fate when her brothers seek revenge in this tale of greed, ambition, love, and lost innocence. CSULB continues a tradition of reimagining classic works with this bloody Jacobean tragedy.

Elements Written by Ezra LeBank and Rebecca Nakano

An enchanting physical theatre performance that reflects on Earth’s natural resources brings the elements of earth, wind, fire, and air to life using acrobatics, ensemble movement, mime, and contemporary dance. Sally and Avi are stuck in their cookie-cutter lives never noticing one another, but when the four elements intervene to wake them from their daily existence, they are brought together.

Stop the World, I Want to Get Off! Book, Music and Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley

This quirky, British musical follows the performer Littlechap in his pursuit of worldly success where he often attempts to stop the world (and the show!) before it spins out of control. This tale of rags to riches will take the audience on a journey of one man’s search for hope during his rise to fame. The CSULB production will feature Alexandra Billings (ABC’s How to Get Away with Murder, Amazon’s Transparent) in multiple roles as the many women in Littlechap’s life.

A View From the Bridge By Arthur Miller

Celebrating the 100th birthday of prolific American playwright, Arthur Miller (Death of a Salesman, The Crucible), CSULB presents the intensely absorbing drama A View from the Bridge. When a longshoreman agrees to help his wife’s family, the consequences have ripple effects revealing jealousies and affairs—leading to his destruction.

A Cool Dip in the Barren Saharan Crick by Kia Corthron

 Directed by Jaye Austin Williams
Lighting Designer: Vannia Ibarguen
Costume Designer: Amanda Martin
Scenic Designer: Lindsay Maiorano
Creative TeamDesigner :
Sound Designer: Matthew Barabasch
Makeup Designer: Cassie Shima
Stage Manager: Denise Cruz

 

 

Bird in the Hand by Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas

Creative Team
Directed by Shanti Pillai and Marc Gomes
Scenic Designer: Lin Xiyu
Costume Designer: Sara Lindsey
Lighting Designer: Caitlin Eby
Sound Designer: TBA
Makeup Designers: Angelo Guzman Godoy, Michael LePage
Stage Manager: Josie Austin

Rent By Jonathan Larson

Creative Team
Directed by Joanne Gordon
Scenic Designer: Yuri Okahana
Costume Designer: Kathryn McGaughey
Lighting Designer: Kelsey McGill
Sound Designer: Kate Fechtig
Makeup Designer: Keren Ochoa and Virginia Vandenberg
Stage Manager: Brittni Finley

Mutual Consent by Nancy Bell and Peter Grandbois

 Creative Team
Directed by Anne Justine D'Zmura
Assistant Director: Gregory Kucukarslan
Scenic Design: Merve CaydereDobai
Costume Design: Xintong Li
Lighting Design: Kit Baumer
Sound Design: Cory Carillo
Makeup Design: Paula Le, Daisy Montalvo
Stage Manager: Rachel Dennison

 

Jing, Solana PriceLikunCast
Female Characters: Valerie Stanford
Male Characters: Marc Gomes
She: Amberly Chamberlain
He: David Weber
Shadows:
 

 

Far Away by Caryl Churchill

Creative Team
Directed by Trevor Biship
Associate Director and Choreographer: Asha Kamali May
Scenic Design: Paige Bossier
Costume Design: Yuheng Dai
Lighting Design: Kit Baumer
Sound Design: Jeff Polunas
Makeup Design: Olivia Sedoryk
Stage Manager: Rachel Dennison

 

 

Ensemble: Melvin Alas, Tara Coffey, Marcos Valdes Garrido, Justin Kostecki, Zachary Ma, Alejandra
Todd: Will Jorge
Young Joan: Noelle Johnson
Harper: Amberly Chamberlain
Joan: Paige Bassi
CastTibole 
Machado,Gahren Markarian, William Minor, Isela Munoz, Tatiana Overstreet, Malik Proctor, Alexander Romero, Abigail Somera, Connor

S/he & Me By Alexandra Billings

Creative Team
Conceived and Directed by Joanne Gordon
Assistant Directors: Lara Lafferty and Daniel Nakawatase
Musical Director: Jarod Sheahan
Scenic Design: Danila Korogodsky
Costume Design: Carlene Descalo
Lighting Design: Elisheva S. Siegel
Sound Design: Kate Fechtig
Makeup Design: Jasmin Castro and Denise Cruz
Stage Manager: Amber Goebel

 

Cast
Alex: Alexandra Billings
Scott: Joey Ruggiero
Bob: Jeff Paul
Mimi: Valerie Stanford
Chris Anne: Kayla Kearney
Ensemble: Maddie Larson, Christian Schmidt

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