Ferrara Productions Presents TIME'S UP: THE SERIES
Ferrara Productions will premiere Time's Up: The Series, an evening of photography to benefit the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund, on Monday, June 11, 2018 from 4-7pm at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway (between White and Franklin), NYC. $10 suggested donation, with a cash bar.
The event will feature eight unique black and white portraits of women from around the country, photographed by some of the most talented female photographers in the business.
Alexandra Ferrara is the creator of Ferrara Productions, a boutique photo Production Company based in New York City, and the organizer of Time's Up: The Series. Alex is an actress, singer, model, and producer who has worked with fashion designer Zac Posen, produced a video interview segment for Playbill.com highlighting trans artists, and frequently collaborates with Joe Iconis and Family. She has a passion for lifting up the people who inspire her and blending art with social justice.
Lauren Marcus (New York City)
Actress/Singer Songwriter (Be More Chill, Signature - July 2018 NYC)
Photographed by Jeannie Liautaud (St. Louis, MO)
Jeannie is a commercial, portrait, and lifestyle photographer based out of St. Louis, MO. She's captivated by the people around her and finds joy in connections and moments of natural beauty.
Makeup Artist - Kathy Ferrara (St. Louis, MO)
Kathy Ferrara is a St. Louis-based stylist, makeup artist, and producer. She has worked all over the country and has been in the fashion industry for nearly 30 years. One of her greatest passions is making people feel beautiful.
Avani Nayak (St. Louis, MO)
Current owner of Avani Derm Spa and former corporate attorney.
Photographed by Jenn Silverberg (St. Louis, MO)
Jenn is a commercial, advertising, and editorial photographer specializing in food, farm, and lifestyle imagery. She grew up in New York but now calls St. Louis her home. When not out and about with her camera, she's working on her cooking skills and trying to make her own garden grow.
Hair and Makeup - Kathy Ferrara (St. Louis, MO)
Brittney Bertier (Los Angeles, CA)
Actress (Marilyn! The Musical - Norma Jean, at The Paris Las Vegas)
Photographed by Cathy Baron (Santa Monica, CA)
Cathy is a Los Angeles-based photographer who has always had a great desire to capture interesting beauty in colors, depth, and emotion via photography and film. She is drawn to the beauty that lies within the faces of people and the stories that are told behind their eyes.
Olthea Anglin (Brooklyn, NY)
Actress/Singer Songwriter (EP: To Be Seen And Heard)
Photographed by Anna T Bergman (Brooklyn, NY)
Anna was born and raised in San Francisco and currently lives in Brooklyn with her husband. In addition to her love of faces and photographing them, she sings every day for her cat and sometimes for people. Her real middle name is Thai Binh, which means "peace won through struggle" in Vietnamese.
Badia Farha (New York City)
Actress/Singer Songwriter (School of Rock - Ms. Sheinkopf, Broadway)
Photographed by Nikki Gomez (New York City)
Nikki is a professional NYC-based freelance photographer. She has been in the fashion business for 14 years, has photographed some of the industry's leading models, and has helped launch the careers of several of today's most recognizable faces.
Molly Hager (Brooklyn, NY)
Actress (Waitress - Ensemble, u/s Becky, Broadway)
Photographed by Shani Hadjian (Brooklyn, NY)
Shani is a New York City-based photographer, as well as an actor and a writer. She lives in Brooklyn with her fiancee, Emily, and their dog, Beans.
Makeup - Dorothy Peterson (New York City)
Dotty is an NYC-based celebrity makeup artist whose work can be seen in Broadway's "Hello, Dolly!" on Donna Murphy. She is the resident makeup designer for Opera Ithaca and The Metropolis Opera Project, and she has also worked on production shoots for TV/film and on Mercedes Benz Fashion Week. Her passion and love for empowering women can be seen in her creations.
Clare Nowogrocki (Chicago, IL)
Senior Associate Director, External Relations, University of Chicago.
Photographed by Shanti Knight (Chicago, IL)
Shanti is a lifestyle, wedding, and portrait photographer working in New York City, Chicago, and beyond. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a second concentration in Fine Arts from Indiana University. She's a treehugger and wellness enthusiast who loves travel, sauvignon blanc, and museums of all types.
Executive Director, Deputy Director, and VP Development, Town Stages
Photographed by Shani Hadjian (Brooklyn, NY)
Tech and Style Assistant - Brooke Shapiro (New York City)
Brooke is an NYC-based actress/singer/writer. She hopes to keep creating and to continue to surround herself with inspiring creators.
Town Stages (Robin Sokoloff, Executive Director) is located in the heart of Tribeca. TOWN is New York's premier venue to celebrate, collaborate, and put on a show.A new female-driven cultural arts institution, Town Stages is a state-of-the-art, flexible performance and event space that can support the entire lifecycle of New York's hallmark industries. With a stunning 9,000 square foot storefront facility, TOWN provides world-class cultural experiences and opportunities for all: from civic to corporate, tech to theater.With a Mainstage, a Cabaret Lounge, a Gallery, and a multi-use event space with a capacity of 225, Town Stages offers much-needed space and production resources for businesses, arts organizations, and families. TOWN boasts ticketed performances and curated community programing, from performance art to dance to theatre, and is also available for fashion shows, film shoots, weddings, and beyond. For more information, visit www.townstages.com.
Sokoloff Arts (501c3) is an emerging cultural institution providing inspired space, prospective, and opportunity for cutting edge events in all sectors of The Arts, Corporate, Civic, and Cultural life in New York City. Led by a team of women from diverse backgrounds and artistic expressions, Sokoloff Arts works to provide viable and safe space to congregate, strives to promote cross-cultural community engagement, and blends the arts and business to create sustainable solutions to social and financial inequalities. The organization assists young creators with not only space, but resource generation, production, and community. To address the overwhelming demand for hi-tech, flexible, and affordable performance and event space in New York City, Sokoloff Arts has just opened Town Stages in Tribeca. To learn more, visit sokoloffarts.org.