Meet the Creative Team
Playwright, Prop Designer, Comic Art
Noah is a playwright and prop designer. His plays include Republic (with Alec Duffy/Hoi Polloi - JACK; Manbites Dog Theater), Omega Kids (Access Theater; Dixon Place’s Hot! Festival), and The Silo (Ars Nova’s ANT Fest). He’s developed work with The Tugboat Collective, Fresh Ground Pepper’s PlayGround PlayGroup, The Brick Resident Artist Program, and Teatro IATI’s Cimientos Writers’ Group, among others. He also designs props for new plays and received an Obie Award in 2016 for his work on Annie Baker’s John (Signature). His work is currently on Broadway with Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812. Other design work includes Hadestown (NYTW), Small Mouth Sounds (Ars Nova; Signature Center), An Octoroon (Soho Rep.; TFANA), and multiple projects with The Debate Society, including The Light Years (Playwrights Horizons). www.noahmease.com
Jay is a director and playwright. Recent New York directing credits include: Strange Country by Anne Adams (NLTP), Utility by Emily Schwend (The Amoralists at The Rattlestick), As Far As The Day Goes by Jenny Schwartz (Clubbed Thumb, workshop production), Omega Kids by Noah Mease (Dixon Place), Take Me Back by Emily Schwend (Walkerspace), Leave Me Green by Lisi DeHaas (Gym at Judson), and Enter at Forest Lawn and Rantoul and Die by Mark Roberts (The Amoralists). His written and directing work has been seen at or developed by LAByrinth, Ars Nova, the Bloomington Playwrights Project, The Flea, Dixon Place, Fresh Ground Pepper, the Lark Play Development Center, Ugly Rhino, The Culture Project, and Joe’s Pub. He was a Directing Fellow with Clubbed Thumb and a member of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab and The Civilians R&D Group. He is an alumnus of Fresh Ground Pepper’s Playground Play Group, Pataphysics at The Flea, and Bowdoin College.
Brian is an award-winning set designer and has worked all over the United States and Canada, designing both scenery and costumes. Some of his recent collaborations include work with Theatre Horizon, the Abingdon Theatre Company, the Weston Playhouse, Urban Stages, Luna Stage, Orlando Rep, the Segal Center, Playhouse on Park, and the Seven Angels Theatre. He holds an MFA from the Yale School of Drama and a Bachelor in Architecture from McGill University. For NLTP: Omega Kids, Sight Unseen, The Ross Howard Festival: Two of Us and Arthur & Esther, Strange Country, In the Soundless Awe, No One Loves Us Here.
Alex is a costume designer, curatorial researcher and design assistant for costume & props. Her costume designs have been seen during the 2015 & 2016 Spicy Witch seasons (The C*nt, The Country Wife, Bonesetter & Revenger's Tragedy), at the 2014 NY Fringe Festival and HERE (Coffee & Biscuit) Ars Nova's 2014 ANTFest (Silo), BAX (In You (And You?)), The Gym at Judson (The Capables) and the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe Festival (The Drowsy Chaperone). Assistant credits: The Acting Company, Ars Nova, Transport Group, Slant Theatre Project, The Curtis Institute, Columbia University and The University of Rochester. She is a member of Theatrical Wardrobe Union Local 764 currently dressing NBC's The Today Show and War Paint at the Nederlander Theatre.
Scot's credits include: TROJAN WOMEN, THE FEAST, GRAND GUIGNOL; CUT THROAT SERIES 2 & 4 (The Flea), YOUNG COLLECTOR'S PARTY 2015 & 2016 (Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum), PETER & THE WOLF IN HOLLYWOOD (iPad app w/ Giants Are Small), SEPTEMBER GURLS, THIN MINTS (Columbia University), IDACO DANCE FESTIVAL 2016 (Sheen Center), A GREAT BIG WORLD (CD Release concert designed w/ Joe Cantalupo), THE RISE & FALL OF MARCUS MONROE (Ars Nova), #LIBERATED, IN A TILTED PLACE (IRT), . Scot is a member of United Scenic Artists Local USA 829. www.scotgianelli.com
Eben is is a sound designer and performer originally from Portland, OR. With Royal Osiris Karaoke Ensemble: Everything One In The Disc Of The Sun (Kate Werble Gallery, FringeArts), The Art Of Luv Part 1 (Under The Radar, PICA TBA Festival), Roké Cupid (Bushwick Starr). Original pieces made with Tugboat Collective: The What Dance (Bushwick Starr, The Brick), Moon And Marble (Brooklyn Lyceum), Poor Sailor (The Brick). Other collaborators include Big Dance Theater, David Neumann, and Theater Reconstruction Ensemble.