contact name: Pearl Rea
Co-creator of the ALL GIRL KAZOO BAND
I am also a working stage manager and production manager
Selected Production Experience:
Walker Art Center, Mpls MN (2007- present)
Responsible for advancing, budgeting and staffing a national/international mixture of dance, performance art, theater and mulitmedia productions for an internationally recognized performing arts venue.
Paul Taylor Dance Company, NYC, NY (2005-2007)
Responsible for adapting Jennifer Tipton lighting designs to of entire Paul Taylor rep for nation and international touring.
PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER/LIGHTING DIRECTOR
Taylor 2, Paul Taylor Dance Company, NYC, NY (2004-2005)
Responsible for schedule, budget, personnel, carnet, transportation and technical coordination for national touring and residencies.
LIGHTING DIRECTOR/PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER
Shapiro and Smith Dance, Mpls, MN (1999-current)
(Best Dance Co., City Pages 2001)
LIGHTING DESIGNER/PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER
3 Legged Race New Theater and Perf, Mpls, MN (1999-2003)
(Best Theatre for New Works, City Pages 2002)
LIGHTING DIRECTOR/PRODUCTION MANAGER
Alvin Ailey II, NYC, NY (1997-1998)
University of Minnesota, Mpls, MN (1999-present)
SELECTED LIGHTING DESIGN EXPERIENCE:
Broadway for Medicine, New York, NY (2007)
Designed lighting for Broadway benefit event starring Betty Buckley, Malcolm Gets, Charles Busch and others.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York, NY (2006)
Designed lighting for new work "Existence Without Form" for Ailey choreographed by Uri Sands for 2007/2007 national and international tour. World Premiere in Copenhagen.
Shapiro and Smith Dance Company, Mpls, MN (2006-2007)
Designed lighting for national tour of "Anytown".
Ananya Dance Theater, Mpls MN (2007-current)
Lighting designer for ADT's dance trilogy featuring "Pipashaa" and "Daak"
Margolis Brown Theatre Company, St. Paul, MN (2001-2003)
Designed lighting and production stage managed two new movement theatre based multimedia and lighting events, "Sleepwalkers" and "American Safari" created by Kari Margolis.
TU Dance, Mpls, MN (2003-2007)
Lighting designer and production stage manager for artistic directors Toni Pearce and Uri Sands (formerly of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre).
New & Slightly Used Dances and ARENA dances, Mpls, MN (1999-2003)
Designed lighting and production stage managed two high energy dance companies for local performances and regional touring.
Best Foot Forward Series, Mpls, MN (2001, 2002, 2003)
(Best Local Dance Performance, City Pages 2002) Designed lighting and production managed 4 modern dance companies running in rep. Companies include Emily Johnson’s Catalyst Dances, Matt Jenson’s New and Slightly Used Dances, and Deborah Thayer’s Movement Architecture.
The South...that really sums me up!
November 23, 1970