THE TEAM


Bryan Blaskie

Producer/Composer/Musical Director

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Bryan is a music director, composer, and accompanist based in Los Angeles, California. He studied film and music composition at Denison University in Granville, Ohio before moving west. He has shared the stage with Shoshana Bean, Barrett Foa, Michael Shephard, and Jeff Marx. His musicals iWish and Victorian Courting & Zombies appeared recently in LA. He is a founding producer and music director for A Little New Music, a cabaret series dedicated to showcasing the latest and greatest in musical theatre.

Bryan is currently on the faculty for the American Academy of Dramtic Arts and the American Musical & Dramatic Academy.


Susan Sassi

Producer/Writer/Playing Elizabeth

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Susan Sassi is a writer, actress, singer, and self producing artist who has written and produced numerous indie theatre pieces, short films, and comedy sketches. She has a graduate degree in Entertainment Business Management from Carnegie Mellon University. Previously, she was the International Artistic Director for the Midtown International Theatre Festival and Managing Director of Manhatten Theatre Source in New York City. She produced and starred in the Pizza Man, nominated for three Midtown International Theatre Festival Awards, as well as the short film Previous Tenants, which was an official selection of the Big Apple, New Filmmakers, and Twin Rivers Film Festival, where it won Fifth Place. Susan produced Outroverted and her comic One Woman Show, Renaissance, at the 2007 Midtown International Theatre Festival where it played to sold out houses every night and was nominated for Best One Act.


Gina Ippolito

Director

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Gina Ippolito is originally from Boonton Township, New Jersey which she swears is an actual place that exists. She currently resides in Los Angeles where she is a comedy writer. She has studied and performed improv and sketch comedy at UCB theater and iO West for seven years. Gina is very excited that she managed to turn her eighth grade yearbook title of “class clown” into a viable lifestyle.


Kimberly McVicar

Choreographer

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Kimberly McVicar is currently a writer and performer in a weekly sketch show at Second City called TMI and has been for over  a year and a half.  She has over a million views on her Funny Or Die videos, which Kim has written and acted in. Kimberly has also toured as a dancer throughout North America since the age of 10 and has won numerous national and World Dance Choreography awards. She has judged regional and national dance competitions for 13 years (Dance Moms). Kim has performed on the MTV Video Music Awards with P. Diddy, M.C. Hammer, and Kid Sister. Also, she has danced with the Tony Award winners Tommie Walsh, Dan Knechtes, Savion Glover, Michael Minery, Trisha Minery, Barry Youngblood, Laurie Ann Gibson, and many more. Some other dance credits include, Toronto Raptors, Culture Shock, T.O. Dance Force, Sundolls, Harlem Arts Program, and the NFL Pro Bowl.  Kim has choreographed for pop videos, commercials and many live concerts as well as for adults of all dance levels. Throughout her career she has been sponsored by TIMEX, REEBOK, NIKE and POLO SPORT and has also been published in “Photo” Magazine as NYC’s “Best Dance Leaper.”