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Actor, Dancer, Singer, Choreographer, Director, Teacher. Education: NYU Tisch Dance MFA; UC Irvine Dance BA, Digital Arts Minor. As a performer, career highlights include: dancing at the Metropolitan Opera (ORFEO ED EURIDICE, directed by Mark Morris), originating the role of Fairy False in Pan ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Actor, Dancer, Singer, Choreographer, Director, Teacher. Education: NYU Tisch Dance MFA; UC Irvine Dance BA, Digital Arts Minor. As a performer, career highlights include: dancing at the Metropolitan Opera (ORFEO ED EURIDICE, directed by Mark Morris), originating the role of Fairy False in Pan ... (read complete bio)
New York Theatre Barn to Live Stream Choreography Lab April 1 Photo New York Theatre Barn to Live Stream Choreography Lab April 1
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 26, 2020

New York Theatre Barn will live stream the launch of the 7th season of its Choreography Lab on Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 at 7PM EST.

Green Space Releases January Schedule Photo Green Space Releases January Schedule
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 23, 2019

Green Space has announced a diverse roster of artists for its signature programs this September. Take Root will present an evening of work by Drastic Action and Nicole Y. McClam on January 24th and 25th, and Fertile Ground showcases works-in-progress by multiple dance artists on January 26th.

Musical Theatre Factory Announces NEW WAVE GATHERING: A Celebrating Women, Trans And  Photo Musical Theatre Factory Announces NEW WAVE GATHERING: A Celebrating Women, Trans And Gender Non Conforming Artists
by A.A. Cristi - May 30, 2019

To celebrate the work of MTF's Women, Trans and GNC Roundtable on Monday June 3rd, Musical Theatre Factory will present a one night only evening of new musical theatre works by and for women, trans and gender non conforming people. These invigorating, witty, compelling, complex and poignant songs explore a range of stories told by underrepresented voices- songs about life, love, coming-of-age, finding your power, and just plain ol' humanity! Curated by Molly Marinik, Maybe Burke and Janelle Lawrence A New Wave Gathering will take place at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette St) on Monday, June 3 at 9.30pm. Tickets are $25 and are available at mtf.nyc/events.

Musical Theatre Factory Announces RECLAIMING OUR TIME,  Celebrating MTF's People Of C Photo Musical Theatre Factory Announces RECLAIMING OUR TIME, Celebrating MTF's People Of Color Roundtable
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2019

To celebrate the work of MTF's People of Color Roundtable on Monday May 20th, Musical Theatre Factory will present a one night only evening of new musical theatre works by and for people of color. These electrifying, witty, powerful, complex and poignant songs explore a range of stories told by the ones who are meant to tell it- songs about matters pertaining to race and just plain ol' humanity! Curated by Natasha Sinha and Ianne Fields Stewart. Reclaiming Our Time will take place at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette St) on Monday, May 20 at 7pm. Tickets are $25 and are available at mtf.nyc/events.

Zachary Noah Piser Will Lead Reading Of EASTBOUND Produced By New York Theatre Barn Photo Zachary Noah Piser Will Lead Reading Of EASTBOUND Produced By New York Theatre Barn
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 2, 2019

To launch New York Theatre Barn's 12th season, the company will produce a reading of the new musical Eastbound on January 12th and 13th, 2019 led by Zachary Noah Piser (B'way: Wicked; Off-B'way: Sweeney Todd). With book and music by Cheeyang Ng (2018 Drama League Residency) and book and lyrics by Khiyon Hursey (2017 Dramatists Guild Fellow), Eastbound is the recipient of New York Theatre Barn's 2017 IMPACT Award.

Photo Flash: Inside NAAP & Prospect Theater's INTO THE WOODS In Concert Opening Nigh Photo Photo Flash: Inside NAAP & Prospect Theater's INTO THE WOODS In Concert Opening Night
by Stephi Wild - Oct 29, 2018

National Asian Artists Project and Prospect Theater Company presented a sold-out concert reading of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods at The TimesCenter in New York on October 20. Scroll down for photos of backstage, performance and the reception.

Photo Flash: Ann Harada, Raymond J. Lee, Jason Ma And More In NAAP & Prospect Theater Photo Photo Flash: Ann Harada, Raymond J. Lee, Jason Ma And More In NAAP & Prospect Theater's INTO THE WOODS In Concert
by Stephi Wild - Oct 23, 2018

National Asian Artists Project and Prospect Theater Company presented a sold-out concert reading of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods at The TimesCenter in New York on October 20.

The New York Innovation Theatre Foundation Announces The Recipients Of The 2018 IT Aw Photo The New York Innovation Theatre Foundation Announces The Recipients Of The 2018 IT Awards
by Stephi Wild - Sep 25, 2018

On Monday, September 24, 2018 Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 14 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, presented 26 awards and four honorary awards for outstanding achievement in theatre at the 14th Annual New York Innovative Theatre Awards Ceremony, at Centennial Memorial Theatre (120 West 14th Street, NYC). If you were unable to attend, watch a replay online at www.nyitawards.com/live.

The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation Announces Off-Off-Broadway Nominees Photo The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation Announces Off-Off-Broadway Nominees
by Stephi Wild - Jul 24, 2018

On Monday, July 23, 2018, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 14 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2018 nominees at its annual event, The IT Party. Celebrating fourteen years and thousands of nominees at le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleeker Street.

Photo Flash: First Look at FOLLIES at Astoria Performing Arts Center Photo Photo Flash: First Look at FOLLIES at Astoria Performing Arts Center
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2018

Award-winning and critically-acclaimed Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC - Jesse Marchese, Executive Director; Dev Bondarin, Artistic Director) concludes its 17th mainstage season with a production of the legendary musical Follies by James Goldman (Book) and Stephen Sondheim (Music & Lyrics), directed by APAC artistic director, Dev Bondarin (New York Innovative Theatre Awards nominee for Best Director for APAC's 2017 production of Raisin) and choreographed by Sara Brians (Resident Choreographer, Matilda, Broadway). Follies runs from May 3 - 26, 2018 at the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent St. (at 30th Road), Astoria, NY 11102.

The 5th Season Of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab Commences On April 16 Photo The 5th Season Of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab Commences On April 16
by Julie Musbach - Apr 6, 2018

The fifth season of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab commences on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 2pm at The Cell. The Choreography Lab is the only curated choreography platform where choreographers and writers collaborate to develop movement for new musicals during incubation.

Astoria Performing Arts Center Announces Cast & Creative Team For FOLLIES Photo Astoria Performing Arts Center Announces Cast & Creative Team For FOLLIES
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 4, 2018

Award-winning and critically-acclaimed Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC - Jesse Marchese, Executive Director; Dev Bondarin, Artistic Director) concludes its 17th mainstage season with a production of the legendary musical Follies by James Goldman (Book) and Stephen Sondheim (Music & Lyrics), directed by APAC artistic director, Dev Bondarin (New York Innovative Theatre Awards nominee for Best Director for APAC's 2017 production of Raisin) and choreographed by Sara Brians (Resident Choreographer, Matilda, Broadway). Follies runs from May 3 - 26, 2018 at the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent St. (at 30th Road), Astoria, NY 11102.

Leanne Cabrera Joins ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER as Jessica Wu Leaves for Broadway Photo Leanne Cabrera Joins ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER as Jessica Wu Leaves for Broadway's MISS SAIGON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Romance of the Western Chamber, the musical adaptation (in English) of the fabled Chinese classic Xi Xiang Ji, which opened last Saturday, September 16 at TADA! (located at 15 W. 28th Street, 3rd Floor), will welcome Signature Theatre alum Leanne Cabrera (Emotional Creature) to the company.

New York Premiere of Chinese Classic ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER Opens Tonight Photo New York Premiere of Chinese Classic ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

Bob Ost of Wildly Productive Productions and Xoregos Performing Company, have announced the complete casting for the N.Y. premiere of Romance of the Western Chamber, a musical adaptation (in English) of the fabled Chinese classic Xi Xiang Ji.

New York Premiere of ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER Begins Tonight Photo New York Premiere of ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Bob Ost of Wildly Productive Productions and Xoregos Performing Company are presenting the N.Y. premiere of Romance of the Western Chamber, a musical adaptation (in English) of the fabled Chinese classic Xi Xiang Ji. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below!

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of New York Premiere of ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER Photo Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of New York Premiere of ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Bob Ost of Wildly Productive Productions and Xoregos Performing Company are presenting the N.Y. premiere of Romance of the Western Chamber, a musical adaptation (in English) of the fabled Chinese classic Xi Xiang Ji. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below!

Charles Pang and Jessica Wu to Lead NY Premiere of Chinese Classic ROMANCE OF THE WES Photo Charles Pang and Jessica Wu to Lead NY Premiere of Chinese Classic ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Bob Ost of Wildly Productive Productions and Xoregos Performing Company, have announced the complete casting for the N.Y. premiere of Romance of the Western Chamber, a musical adaptation (in English) of the fabled Chinese classic Xi Xiang Ji.

Photo Flash: Pan Asian Rep Celebrates A DREAM OF RED PAVILIONS Opening
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre, celebrating its 39th Season, presents the New York world premiere of A DREAM OF RED PAVILIONS, China's greatest and most beloved novel, running now through February 14, 2016 at the Clubman Theatre (Theatre Row). The production opened on January 28, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below!

Musical Theatre Factory to Present RENT A WHITE GUY
by Sally Henry Fuller - Jun 28, 2015

Musical Theatre Factory (MTF) will present a developmental reading of RENT A WHITE GUY, A Modern-China Fable with book, lyrics and music by Anna Grace Carter.

Photo Coverage: First Look at Disney's MULAN at Tuacahn Center for the Arts
by Lily Lim - Jul 28, 2013

The Tuacahn Center for the Arts us currenyly presenting Disney's MULAN: The Stage Musical, a new 75 minute show and BroadwayWorld.com was there to cover the show. The production is directed by Ryan Norton, with choreography by Veronica Yeager.