FYP Artistic Staff: Spring 2021

Singin' in the Rain

DIRECTOR - Caitlin Woodford

The Director is responsible for all artistic elements of this semester's show, including the selection of A-Staff, casting the show, and directing weekly rehearsals. He/she works closely with the cast and the rest of A-Staff to create a show that represents the vision presented in his/her proposal.

 

Caitlin is a third year studying English (Area Program in Literary Prose)!

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Contact her at director@firstyearplayers.org

PIT DIRECTOR - Josh Eiger

The Pit Director is responsible for auditioning, assembling, rehearsing, and conducting the pit orchestra that accompanies every FYP show. He/she runs holds weekly rehearsals to review the the show's score and create a unified ensemble of students!

Ben is a third year studying Music and Public Policy and Leadership!

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Contact him at pitdirector@firstyearplayers.org

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - Micah Rucci

The Assistant Director manages all acting elements of a show – working with cast members on motivation, justification, physicality, inflection, dialect, emotion, and so much more. He/she attends rehearsals to supplement notes given by the Director, teach blocking, and help clarify any confusion a cast member might have surrounding their role. ADs also serve as a mentor to the first-year casties.

 

Micah is a third year studying Media Studies and Spanish!

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - Omega Ilijevich

The Assistant Director manages all acting elements of a show – working with cast members on motivation, justification, physicality, inflection, dialect, emotion, and so much more. He/she attends rehearsals to supplement notes given by the Director, teach blocking, and help clarify any confusion a cast member might have surrounding their role. ADs also serve as a mentor to the first-year casties.

 

Omega is a second year studying Media Studies and Public Policy!

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VOCAL DIRECTOR - Ben Trombetta

The Vocal Director is responsible for all vocal elements of a show. He/she attends weekly rehearsals to teach the cast their voice parts. Additionally, the Vocal Director works one-on-one with actors to help with intonation, individual parts, and more. 

Ben is a third year studying Music and Political & Social Thought with a minor in Italian!

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VOCAL DIRECTOR - Dreyden Wedertz

The Vocal Director is responsible for all vocal elements of a show. He/she attends weekly rehearsals to teach the cast their voice parts. Additionally, the Vocal Director works one-on-one with actors to help with intonation, individual parts, and more. 

Dreyden is a second year studying Biomedical Engineering and Music!

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VOCAL DIRECTOR - Miles Jackson

The Vocal Director is responsible for all vocal elements of a show. He/she attends weekly rehearsals to teach the cast their voice parts. Additionally, the Vocal Director works one-on-one with actors to help with intonation, individual parts, and more. 

Miles is a second year studying Music and Cognitive Science with a minor in French!

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CHOREOGRAPHER - Anna-Grace Chang

The Choreographer is responsible for all dance elements within a show. He/she teaches any choreographed movements to the cast. The Choreographer works with the Director to determine an artistic direction for the choreography to follow, and then works closely with cast members to ensure that every performer both understands and feels comfortable with the choreo.

 

Anna-Grace is a third year studying English (Area Program in Literary Prose)!

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CHOREOGRAPHER - Aubrey Hill

The Choreographer is responsible for all dance elements within a show. He/she teaches any choreographed movements to the cast. The Choreographer works with the Director to determine an artistic direction for the choreography to follow, and then works closely with cast members to ensure that every performer both understands and feels comfortable with the choreo.

 

Aubrey is a third year studying Drama and Psychology with a minor in Gender studies!

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CHOREOGRAPHER - Caroline Simmons

The Choreographer is responsible for all dance elements within a show. He/she teaches any choreographed movements to the cast. The Choreographer works with the Director to determine an artistic direction for the choreography to follow, and then works closely with cast members to ensure that every performer both understands and feels comfortable with the choreo.

 

Caroline is a second year studying English and History!

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CHOREOGRAPHER - Jessica Ferebee

The Choreographer is responsible for all dance elements within a show. He/she teaches any choreographed movements to the cast. The Choreographer works with the Director to determine an artistic direction for the choreography to follow, and then works closely with cast members to ensure that every performer both understands and feels comfortable with the choreo.

 

Jessica is a third year studying Biology with a minor in Drama!

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