Intimate Apparel Creative Team

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Bridget Kelso Anthony
Bridget Kelso Anthony is a full-time Lecturer in the Theatre and Speech Department. Hailing from the South side of Chicago, Bridget is an actor, playwright, and director. She has a BA in Theatre from Marymount College and an MA from New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study in Playwriting and Performance. Bridget has taught Acting, Public Speaking, Black Theatre and other courses at City College and several other CUNY colleges. She has an extensive background in educational theatre practices and over twenty years of experience as a working actor. She has performed in major theaters in NYC, and was a member of the Emerging Playwrights Group at the Public Theater. Intimate Apparel is Bridget’s City College directing debut, and she could not be happier with her cast and crew. Every moment with them has been a blessing. She is grateful for the chance to work with such talented and professional students, and fully expects to ride on their coattails as they rise to stardom. She lives in the Bronx, and is the proud mother of her Howard University freshman son Mikai.
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Lighting Designer
Brian Aldous
Brian Aldous has been designing for CCNY for over 15 years and has lit shows such as Ruined, Urinetown, In the Heights, Into the Woods, Clybourne Park, The Crucible, The Comedy of Errors, King Lear and Macbeth just to name a few. He is a staple at Symphony Space and other majors venues.
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Costume Designer
Mary Myers
La Belle et la Bete, composed by Philip Glass, BAM Zaide, European Mozart Foundation, Theatre Royale de la Monnaie (Brussels), Opera du Rhin (Strasbourg, France) Sollie’s Cradel, choreographed by Randy Warshaw, Joyce Theatre Insekta, Author/performance Artist Diamanda Galas, Serious Fun! Festival at Lincoln Center and The Kitchen Othello, Portland Stage Company, Portland, ME Sincerity Forever by Mac Wellman, Berkshire Theatre Festival, MA Playboy of the West Indies, Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven CT The Secret History of the Lower East Side, En Garde Arts Cacademon King, at Pier 57 Heaven Can Wait, by Harry Segall, Players Guild of Dearborn (Sept. 2003) The Merchant of Venice, Westerly Shakespeare in the Park Cindella's Bad Magic, Bard College (premiered in Moscow, Jan. 2003) Comedy of Errors, Westerly Shakespeare in the Park (July 2002) Les Enfants Terrible, by Philip Glass, Bard College (April 2002)
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Set Designer/Technical Director
Richard Harrison
Richard Harrison has been designing for CCNY since 2018. Previously, Richard designed, engineered and created scenery for 25 years in New York and nationally with his company Capital Scenic, Inc. Richard started in New York at the Metropolitan Opera technical department and was for years, Design Associate and Research assistant to children’s author Maurice Sendak. He has since designed Off-Broadway and as co-owner of Capital Scenic, Inc., he provided the original set for Inside the Actor’s Studio as well as Theatre and Industrial clients like The Roundabout Theatre (Cabaret 1998, 2014), Theatre for a New Audience (King Lear, 2013 and Much Ado About Nothing, 2012), Paul Taylor Dance, Mark Morris Dance, ABT, Mint Theater, The Blue Man Group, Billy Joel’s VH-1 Storyteller, Bravo Network, The Bellagio, Criss Angel, Heineken, Dunkin’ Donuts, Citicorp, IBM, and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment. In 2000 and 2006 his tradeshow booth designs for Sid Wainer & Son and Baldor Specialty Foods respectively, won the Boston NASFT Best in Show, Booth Design awards. Recently, he designed and built Sweat and The Runner Stumbles for the City University of New York and teaches Visual Arts and Design at Kenneth B. Clark Academy in Dobbs Ferry, NY. He holds degrees in Set and Costume Design, Fine Art and a Masters in Art Education.
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Production Stage Manager
Tiago Ortega
Tiago Ortega is an international student from Brazil. He is a senior majoring in Theatre with a minor in music, and he wants to follow a career in musical theatre. He acted in Brazil professionally in the musical “Marias do Brasil” when he was in Brazil. Since he moved to the US, he worked as the lead actor in shows like “Rocky Horror Picture Show” by Richard O’Brien, “Bat Boy: The Musical” by Brian Flemming and Keythe Farley, and “I’m Not King Lear” by Manuel Angel Conejero. Tiago was an Assistant Stage Manager for “The Runner Stumbles” directed by Rob Barron, and now he is the Stage Manager for “Intimate Apparel” directed by Bridget Anthony.
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Assistant Stage Manager
Jewell Carroll
Jewel Carroll is an aspiring entertainer currently enrolled at CCNY. She majors in Business Management and Administration and minors in theatre. She enjoys singing, playing video games, and learning new languages. She had a supporting role in the original production of Romeo and Juliet: Techno Love held at the NYC Student Shakespeare Festival and is now the ASM for Lynn Nottage's "Intimate Apparel" directed by Bridget Kelso Anthony.
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Intimacy Coordinator
Denise Alessandria Hurd
Denise received her ID training from the IDC in New York City. She has worked as an actor, a teacher, a fight choreographer, and an intimacy director all over the country. As an Intimacy Director, She has worked on Ruined The Secretaries, Bruise and Thorn, I Wanna F**K Like Romeo and Juliet, Sweet Charity, As You Like it , Fly By Night and Miss Julie. As a Fight Director, she has worked on such shows as Flyin’ West, Sweat, Bruise & Thorn, Pipeline, Ruined, King Lear, Romeo and Juliet, The Three Musketeers, Dorothy’s Coming Out Party, I Hate Hamlet, Henry V, King John, A Midsummer Nights Dream and Macbeth. She wishes to thank her mother, Merlyn, for her love and support, her sisters, Michelle and Adrienne for all their support and inspiration and to remember her father, Hugh, for his loving heart and generous soul.
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Sound and Projection Designer
Chan Harris
At City College, Chan directed Clybourne Park, Into the Woods and She Stoops to Conquer. Other directing projects: Off-Broadway: Miss Julie (Pearl Theatre Company), Opera for Dummies (Westbeth). National Tour: Forever Plaid. Regional Theatre: A Comedy of Tenors, Always…Patsy Cline, Altar Boyz, Church Basement Ladies (1, 2, 4 and 5), The Bikinis, The Marvelous Wonderettes, Social Security, Alone Together, Let’s Murder Marsha, The Pajama Game, Beauty & The Beast, Fully Committed, Harps & Harmonicas (world premiere), 5/31/89: The Flood (world premiere), Crazy for You, The King and I, Honky-Tonk Angels, 42nd Street, Marvelous Wonderettes, Pump Boys & Dinettes, Cinderella, to name a few. As an actor: Off-Broadway: Grand and Glorious, Too Many Girls, Opera for Dummies; National Tour: Evita; The Who’s Tommy; International: Kafka (Polish National Theatre), Phantom (German National Tour), Oper für Dummies (Hamburger Staats Oper), Jesus Christ Superstar (Korean Contemporary Theatre--best actor award at Korean Theatre Awards); Film: The Doghouse. He currently teaches the directing classes at City College of New York.
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Asst. Stage Manager / Understudy
Gyandro Marselia
Gyandro Marselia: Gyandro, also known as Gyo, is an international student from the beautiful Caribbean Island of Curaçao. He is very excited and grateful to be a part of the crew and cast for Intimate Apparel as an assistant stage manager and understudy for George and Mr. Marks. As Gyo moved to the United States to pursue an education in acting, he performed with Genesee Community College’s forum players as Fortunato in Edgar Allan Poe Afterlife Radio show, the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland and Valère in Tartuffe, also receiving an excellence in performance award. His passion for history, culture and the arts were quite evident is his proactive participation in multiple cultural events, local and international poetry contests, acting for local tv-series, and even as a playwright and director for original shows during his high school years, back on the pearl in the Caribbean he proudly calls home. He certainly wants to thank his family and friends back home for their support and for always believing in his wildest dreams. The best is yet to come.