Blink By Phil Porter Creative

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Producing Artistic Director
Veronica Elena Holley
Veronica (she/her) is a stage manager, actor and published poet from Southern California. She's the Founder and Producing Artistic Director at Unnamed Theatre Company. Performance credits and updates on her poetry can be found on her website:
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Leanna Rose Newell
Leanna is an actor, choreographer, vocalist and now director, as she makes her directing debut. She is thrilled to be starting her directing journey with Unnamed Theatre Company and is grateful for the opportunity. Leanna earned her B.A. in Musical Theatre at Vanguard University. She has been teaching a variety of dance styles for 12 years with various dance and theatre companies. She is currently a ballroom instructor at Bella Ballroom. Leanna would like to thank Carlos Diaz for being her biggest supporter in her pursuits as an artist and for all of his encouragement. Lastly, she hopes that you will enjoy the show as much as she enjoyed every step of this beautiful process.
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Stage Manager
Delilah De La Rosa
Delilah is thrilled to be working on Unnamed Theatre Company's production of Blink. Delilah graduated from UCI last year with a B.A. in Drama and has been Stage Managing ever since. She is grateful to be working alongside such a talented cast and crew and hopes to continue learning from those around her.
Cinematographer / Projection Designer
Grayson Sharp
Grayson is an OC videographer that specializes in post-production. He enjoys gaming in his free time when he's not out using his Disney pass. Grayson helped with filing and editing the visuals for all projections in this production.
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Lighting Designer / Studio Owner
Hugh Foster
Hugh Foster’s work is a study in human form and the interplay between that form and its environment. Playing with both darkness and light, sadness and joy, the sweetness and the bitter, he thinks himself, a realist. Hugh holds several degrees in the Visual Arts. He briefly worked as a photojournalist the United Kingdom, focusing in the area of Mental Health. After a move to Los Angeles in 2008, Hugh entered the commercial photography world, building relationships and assisting for some of the biggest names in the Hollywood advertising field. Hugh is a regular exhibitor in the internationally recognized Festival of Arts. His recent work has graced the pages of Yoga Journal Magazine, Orange Coast Magazine, Art in America, the New York Times, the Orange County Register and Blue Door Magazine. He is also the winner of the 2016 Bluebelt Conservation professional photo contest, here in Laguna Beach.
Camera Operator
Nathan Jachin
Nathan is a Camera Operator based in Tustin, California. His Instagram is: @natejachin.
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Sound Designer
Steffany Mendoza
Graphic Designer
Ashley Newell Turner
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Rehearsal Studio
Bella Ballroom Dance Studio
Bella Ballroom is the top-rated, award-winning dance studio in Orange County that has helped over 1,000 couples and individuals prepare to wow the crowd for their most special moments. Since 2009 we’ve been making dancing fun because it’s supposed to be! Our expert instructors are the best dance partners you could ask for. They’ll lead you at your own pace to a rhythm you never knew you had.
Bree Calvert

Original Creative Team

Blink had its world premiere on 2 August 2012 at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, with original cast:

JONAH: Harry McEntire 

SOPHIE: Rosie Wyatt

Creative Production Team: 

WRITER: Phil Porter

DIRECTOR: Joe Murphy

DESIGNER: Hannah Clark


MUSIC AND SOUND: Isobel Walter-Bridge




About the Author: Phil Porter’s original plays include Vice Versa and The Christmas Truce for the RSC and God of Chaos and The Man with the Hammer for Plymouth Theatre Royal. Blink, originally written for Soho Theatre, has been performed extensively around the world. The Cracks in My Skin won a Bruntwood Award and was produced at Manchester Royal Exchange. Stealing Sweets & Punching People was produced in the West End and nominated for an Olivier Award. Other adaptations include Middleton’s A Mad World, My Masters and Shakespeare’s The Tempest for the RSC, Janos Hay’s The Stonewatcher for the National Theatre and Pinocchio for the Royal Opera House. Plays for young audiences include The Empress & The Nightingale for Haddangse Theatre in Seoul and The Flying Machine for the Unicorn Theatre. Smashed Eggs was produced by Pentabus Theatre and won the Arts Council Children’s Award.


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