The Night Alive Creative

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Kathy Gail MacGowan
Kathy Gail MacGowan has developed and directed over 12 New York premieres. Her work has been highlighted by the New York Times, NY Daily News, Time Out, Village Voice and Backstage (Critic's Pick, NY Fringe) among others. Critic Howard Miller chose her work on "Kentucky Cantata" as a "Best of Off-Broadway" and Critic Erik Haagensen praised her work on "In The Summer Pavillion" as "empathetic and perceptive" both at the NY Fringe (Critic's Pick) and it's transfer to 59e59. She regularly directs for NYU Tisch and the Stella Adler Studio. She is elated to be helming this production of her favorite playwright's work with this intrepid and talented producing team, and cast. SDC, AEA, MFA (The New School).
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Scenic Designer
Karen Loewy Movilla
Karen Loewy Movilla is a Colombian artist based in New York City. She converges digital forms with crafted objects, like a giant fabric Uterus, to tackle myths and untruths placed on femininity, such as the concept of girlhood, dismissal of pain, and gender as biological. Her work has been seen in film, commercials and theater such as Blanche & Stella, costume designing for Meat Suit and prop design for Sunflower. As well as assisting Jian Jung with Nosebleed and Bodies They Ritual. She will be presenting Tia Talk at Ars Nova’s AntFest. She is a 2021 MFA graduate at Sarah Lawrence College. Find more about her on
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Emily Clare Gocon
Lighting Designer
Emily is a recent graduate from Montclair State University, where she received her BFA in Theater Production & Design. Her focus was in Lighting Design & Technology and has worked on multiple shows in positions ranging from electrician to lighting designer. Some of her recent design credits include: Spring Dance 2022 and Head Over Heels (Montclair State University), Elephant and Blue/Orange (Stella Adler Studio of Acting). Though her main focus is theatrical lighting design, Emily enjoys other passions and hobbies, which include dance/choreography, playing the guitar, singing, photography, and crocheting/crafting.
Sound Designer
Nina Troy-Brandt
Nina Troy-Brandt moved to NYC from North Carolina with her husband, Patrick and their little black cat, Bruce. When she’s not designing lights and sound she can found outside teaching at forest preschool where she spend her days helping kids develop a love and reverence for the natural world.
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Costume Designer
Sherry Martinez
Sherry Martinez is a New York City based Costume Designer. Her work includes theater, film and television. Having started her design career at T. Schreiber Studio, she quickly fell in love with costume design and transitioned out of the fashion world. Currently she is the Director of Costume Design at The Stella Adler Studio of Acting.
Fight Director
J Steven White
Dialect Coach
Christa Kimlicko Jones
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Team Theatre
TeamTheatre is a collection of multinational artists committed to fostering and creating living art for New York City and places around the globe, with the aim of overcoming barriers and celebrating humanity. We act as a resource to emerging artists and the societies around them. We develop productions that examine what it truly means to honour inclusivity, transformation, and multiculturalism. TeamTheatre provides a home where all artists and audiences connect and embrace what makes us human.
Stage Manager
Gray Thurstone

Original Creative Team

American premiere presented by Atlantic Theater Company, New York City, 2013.


World premiere presented at the Donmar Warehouse on June 13, 2013


THE NIGHT ALIVE is presented by special arrangement with Broadway Licensing, LLC, servicing the Dramatists Play Service collection. (


This production of The Night Alive was originally staged at The Stella Adler Studio of Acting, NYC in October 2021.