SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2017 48 Montana Levi Blanco (Costume Designer, Measure for Measure) Credits include Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World (Signature Theatre, Lucille Lortel Nomination), Pipeline (Lincoln Center Theatre), Ghost Light, War (Lincoln Center Theatre/LCT3), Red Speedo, Nat Turner in Jerusalem (NYTW), Hamlet, Teenage Dick, Pretty Hunger (Public Theater), O, Earth (Foundry Theatre), Orange Julius (Rattlestick Theater). Regionally, he has designed The Bluest Eye (Guthrie Theater), An Octoroon (Berkeley Repertory),War (Yale Repertory), Side Show, Our Country’s Good (Brown/Trinity Repertory). Upcoming designs for In the Blood (Signature Theatre), The Bacchae (Princeton University). MFA, Yale School of Drama; MA, Brown University; BA, Oberlin College; BM, Oberlin Conservatory of Music. montanaleviblanco.com Steven Cahill (Sound Designer/Composer) has composed and sound designed throughout the country at many top LORT Regional Theaters including The Goodman (Trinity River Plays - World Premiere), The Old Globe (Cornelia), Denver Center Theatre Company (Miracle Worker, 39 Steps both with Art Manke), Shakespeare Theatre Company (Much Ado About Nothing, Merchant of Venice), South Coast Repertory (7 productions including the World Premiere of Shipwrecked – An Adventure), Pasadena Playhouse (12 productions including Fallen Angels – dir. Manke and Regional Premiere of Doubt), Chautauqua Theatre Company (10 productions). Other Theaters: Geffen Playhouse, Quintessance Theatre (Philadelphia), Celebration Theatre, Matrix, Magic Theatre, Dallas Theatre Center, and Rubicon Theatre Company. He has received a Helen Hayes nomination, 4 L.A. Ovation nominations and 2 NAACP Award nominations, among others. Steven also works as a composer, arranger and sound designer for television series, commercials, web series and film. www.stevencahill.com Jessica Carter (Wig, Hair, Makeup Design) has been practicing in the theatrical vanities for the last 20 years. She received her education both at Cabrillo College and SFSU, as well as through help of many talented mentors. She began a professional career as a costume technician at her home theatre, Shakespeare Santa Cruz in 2000. After foraying into hair and makeup, primarily, she has worked at several different companies on an array of productions. These theatres include Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Marin Theatre Company, Jewel Theatre Company, The Alley, San Francisco Opera, Opera San Jose, Cal Shakes, and Santa Cruz Shakespeare. She is so pleased to part of the magic in The Grove again this summer! Chrissy Curl (Scenic Co-Designer, The Two Gentlemen of Verona) graduated from UC Berkeley in 2016 with a B.A. in art practice and theatre, and is delighted to be designing her first show with Santa Cruz Shakespeare. Recent scenic design credits include It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play (Town Hall Theatre), Bed Play (FaultLine Theater), and Little Shop of Horrors (Ray of Light Theatre). She also designs and builds sets for after school theatre programs at Tomorrow Youth Repertory and Youth Musical Theatre Company. For the upcoming 2017-2018 season, Chrissy will be the scenic art fellow at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. www.chrissycurl.com Kent Dorsey (Lighting Designer) For SCS/SSC: lighting design for A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamlet, As You Like It, Merry Wives of Windsor, mixed Nutz, It’s A Wonderful The creative team