WHO’S WHO on Crazy For You Production Staff
DANN DUNN has created and maintained professional award-winning works as Director/Choreographer, Associate, and Dance Captain around the world. Broadway/NYC: Miracle On 34th Street (Madison Square Garden), Sesame Street on Broadway! (Paramount Theatre, MSG), The Adventures of Tom Sawyer(Symphony Space). National/International Tours: CATS, The Music Man, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Sesame Street Live!, The Music Of Andrew Lloyd Webber, La Traviata. Regional: Fiddler On The Roof (w/ Eddie Mekka), Mame (w/ Lea Delaria, Bucks County Playhouse), Chicago (w/ Justin Guarini), Hello, Dolly! (w/ Andrea McArdle, Media Theatre), Spamalot (w/ Sally Struthers, Riverside Theatre), The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas (w/ Loretta Swit, Forestburgh Playhouse), Walnut Street Theatre, Kennedy Center, Society Hill Playhouse, Pocono Playhouse, NCT, Allenberry Playhouse, Eagle Theatre, Delaware Theatre Co, PGLTF, Arden Theatre, Prather Entertainment, Jenny Wiley Theatre, Wohlfahrt Haus, Weathervane Rep, Ocean City Theatre Co, Totem Pole Playhouse, Ogunquit Playhouse, Sierra Rep. Dancer for Mariah Carey (MSG) and Mark Kanemura (So You Think You Can Dance, Lady Gaga, Janet Jackson). Creator/Dir/Chor: Dames At Sea: A Burlesque Revue (Norwegian Cruise Line). Contributing Chor: The Red Cross, National Liberty Museum, Playboy TV, The X Games, Circus Circus Las Vegas, Sesame Street Workshop. Pre-Broadway: Resident/Assistant Dir/Chor: Because of Winn-Dixie (DTC). Original Cast: Created the role of ‘Tennessee’ in YANK. Recording: The Music Of Andrew Lloyd Webber. TV: The Today Show, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Good Morning America, and the PA Cardiovascular Health Project (Emmy Award). Recognition: BroadwayWorld Award (12), Barny Award (7), Twiggy Award (3), DC Metro Arts Award (7), Teeny Award, NJ Perry Award Nominee, and 2015 Philadelphia Barrymore Award nomination for ‘Outstanding Choreography/Movement’. As an Educator, Dann has been a Guest Artist at UPenn, Temple University, West Chester University, and Arizona State, as well as NYC’s Camp Broadway, as an educational liaison for Broadway’s Legally Blonde and The Drowsy Chaperone. He is currently on faculty at University of the Arts and is the Co-Artistic Director for Music Theatre Philly (MusicTheatrePhilly.com).
TARA BOWERS loves it here at Candlelight Theatre working with this amazing team! She loves the entire ART of theater and enjoys sewing, conjuring, and creating costumes. Her recent shows here include Camelot, The Christmas Show, and Sweeney Todd. Prior to that she costumed at Cab Calloway School of the Arts and Delaware Children’s Theatre. A HUGE thank you goes out to Lisa Challenger for her encouragement to get Tara involved with Candlelight. When Tara is not sewing she loves spending time with her husband Rick!
TIMOTHY LAMONT CANNON
TIMOTHY LAMONT CANNON is excited to be working with such a talented cast. When not on stage performing, you can find Timothy working away to ensure that all actors have costumes and other character-defining accessories. Past credits include CATS, Hairspray, Spamalot, Young Frankenstein, A Christmas Carol, Christmas by Candlelight, Gypsy, Camelot, Seussical, Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat, Beauty and the Beast, Chicago, Jesus Christ Superstar, 42nd Street, West Side Story, The Drowsy Chaperone, Spamalot, and Bye Bye Birdie. Many thanks to Tara the best costume mistress ever; I couldn’t have done it without you!
Set Design and Construction
ENVISION PRODUCTIONS is proud to be the scenic design company for The Candlelight Theatre’s production of Crazy for You. Envision Productions is an all-in-one theatrical set design and construction company located in
Sewell, NJ. Envision Productions eliminates those messy crew calls or production week set-fixes, and we are dedicated to providing a high-quality, professional set within your production budget. Working closely with your production staff, we assess the space, understand the budget, and create a timeline to make your concept reality. Envision Productions maintains a large inventory of flats and show-specific set pieces on site, and we are always willing to build your unique set pieces from scratch. Our experienced staff is on-call from the minute we deliver your set pieces until the moment the set leaves, allowing time for those last-minute changes. Whether you have an established theatre program, or are just getting started, Envision Productions is here for your Theatrical Scenery needs!
ERIC BAKER is thrilled to be making his return to The Candlelight Theater where he was Lighting Designer for The Full Monty. Eric has designed for EgoPo Classic Theater, The Ritz Theatre Company, Quince Productions, and various other companies in the Philadelphia area. He also works as the production manager for EgoPo Classic Theater in Philadelphia.
Patricia Fodor/Music Director
LINDSAY MAUCK is a proud 3-time “Barny” Award Winner- 35 past Candlelight shows including Mame (Gooch), The Full Monty (Vicki), Producers (Ulla), 25th… Spelling Bee (Rona) and CATS (Jennyanydots). Regionally she’s appeared on many stages including Walnut Street, Act II Playhouse, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Mauckingbird, Eagle Theatre, Mazeppa, Ritz, and Forestburgh Playhouse. Co-founder/Managing Director of Philly’s acclaimed Mauckingbird Theatre Company- mauckingbird.org. Much love to Dann, Bob and everyone at Candlelight, her onstage and offstage family, Lucy, Elvis, and Schmoopie! www.lindsaymauck.com
Production Stage Manager
VICTORIA HEALY is back in the booth for this classic, for the 8th time. Favorite Candlelight credits: Hairspray (Penny), Spelling Bee (Olive), Young Frankenstein (Frau Blucher), Fiddler on the Roof (Tzeitel), The Odd Couple: Female Version (Olive), How to Succeed…(Smitty). Other favorites: Assassins (Sara Jane Moore, Eagle Theatre); Miracle on South Division Street (Ruth), Greetings! (Randy, Montgomery Theater); A Little Night Music (Charlotte, CTC). She received her B.F.A. in Drama from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. During the day, you can find her coaching high school sports, performing with the trio A Broad’s Way, and directing shows/teaching drama to enthusiastic children and teens at a variety of local schools. A special thank you to Marie Swajeski, her theater mentor who started it all, thinking of her always – “Love the art in you, not you in the art.”
LISA MILLER CHALLENGER
Wig and Hair Design
LISA MILLER CHALLENGER is an award-winning hairstylist who has studied and trained with the best in the industry for over 20 years. Her work has been published in Delaware Today magazine, Passion on Hair Trends, and many others. She was featured on Fox’s “Ambush Makeover.” She has done hair designs for many local theater productions and is the Artistic Designer and Master Stylist at Sherif Zaki Salon. Love to James, Kayla, and Kaeman.
AMANDA GILLIES loves the treasure hunt and creativity involved in her craft. For 35+ years as stage manager, scenic carpenter, and prop master, she has always said if you saw her on stage something was going wrong! She loves working with the wonderful people at Candlelight and credits them with helping to bring life back to her life. She is SO excited about the new space.