Dali's Dream Creative

Original Creative Team

Directed by Lisa Monde and Thomas R Gordon

Featuring original music by Lisa Monde 


Playwright, Director, Composer, Actress - Lisa Monde

Lisa began her artistic career in Europe. She is a proud graduate of the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute and the New York Film Academy. Lisa performed leading roles in many musicals as well as dramatic plays in the US and overseas. As a playwright and composer, Lisa is the author of eight staged musicals and seven plays, most of which were directed by her. Lisa is an award-winning author of several published historical dramas, including “I Know All Save Myself Alone” and “Saint Francis: Religion of Love”. Memberships include: SAG-AFTRA, Dramatists Guild of America, The Authors Guild, AFM, AGMA, NACUSA, SETC, CID (UNESCO), International Union of Writers. Lisa would like to express her gratitude to her parents for their love and support, to her pup Salvi for never-ending creative inspiration, to the hard working cast and crew of “Dali's Dream” and to the Gene Frankel Theater. www.lisa-monde.com


Set Design - Steven Kendall 

Steven Kendall is a New York City-based scenic designer from Shreveport, Louisiana. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Scenic Design and Production from The University of Oklahoma. In addition to working as a freelance scenic designer, Steven works as a scenic artist for The Public Theatre in New York City. Recent scenic design credits include Shakespeare in Love at Quincy Community Theatre, Kinky Boots at Waterloo Community Playhouse, and Marie Antoinette for the University of Oklahoma's Helmerich School of Drama. Recent scenic artist credits include The Jordans, Sally and Tom, The Ally, Manahatta, and Hell's Kitchen at The Public Theatre.


Costume Design - St. Michael Gutierrez

A Denver, Colorado native, St. Michel moved to New York in 2015 after enrolling at FIT,  and earned his BFA in fashion design in 2020. He has  combined this training with his extensive background as a makeup artist to his career. He is credited with original designs and builds for “Dracula,” as well as costume, props and set design for “The Maids.”  At Theatre XIV, he has built and maintained costumes for the past 3 years. St.Michel also maintains a private, made to order, line of clothing specializing in custom, theme based work. @SAINTMIKEY @ST.MICHELG


Director, Lighting design by Thomas R Gordon 

Director, Lighting Design 

A graduate from Radford University and the NYU Educational Theatre Program, Thomas is the Artistic Director of The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company as well as the Artistic Director / Technical Director here at The Gene Frankel Theatre. Before moving to New York, Thomas worked as a director, actor, lighting designer, sound designer, and theater teacher in both Virginia and California. Directing credits include: The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (NYC premire), Life is a Dream, The Picture of Dorian Grey, Of Mice & Men, Medea, Arsene Lupin VS Sherlock Holmes, Let’s Play: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Dracula: Bloodlines, Macbeth, and more. www.theOtheatrecompany.com | www.genefrankeltheatre.com


Press Representative - Andrea Alton and Alton PR

Andrea Alton started Alton PR in 2011, the company provides press services for off and off-off Broadway Theatre, and theatre/arts festivals. Past and current clients include the off-Broadway productions Love Quirks (AMT Theater), Anne Being Frank, Doris Day: My Secret Love, Sex Work/Sex Play (all with Emerging Artists Theatre), and the upcoming Clowns Like Me at DR2. Andrea has worked on productions with Retro Productions (Bettye and the Jockettes Spinning Records at the Holiday Inn comes to The Gene Frankel in May), La MaMa, Peculiar Works Project, Spark Theatre Festival NYC, among others. www.altonprandproduction.com


Make-up design by Margie Bresciani 

Musical arrangements by Juan Carlos Rivera, Eugene Drayer

Original poster design by Alexey Loginov