2021 Weston Playbill

CREATIVE TEAM - continued

MARK BARTON (Lighting Designer) Recent: The Headlands (LCT3), Soft Power (The Public), The Thin Place (Playwrights Horizons). Other Off–Broadway includes Signature, Roundabout, Playwrights Horizons, TFANA, NYTW, The Public and multiple productions with Elevator Repair Service. Other New York: Encores! Off-Center, BAM, Juilliard Opera. Regional: A.R.T., Guthrie, LA Center Theatre Group, Denver Center, La Jolla, Yale Rep, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Long Wharf, Huntington, Berkeley Rep. Obie Award for Sustained Excellence.

SHARATH PATEL (Sound Designer) is an Oregon-based designer who works nationally and internationally focusing on experimental, commercial, academic, political, and socially conscious theatre. He is a member of USA829 as well as the Theatrical Sound Designers and Composers Association. Sharath is also an Arts Envoy for the U.S. Department of State, a National Respondent for Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, and a Resident Artist at Artists Rep. MFA in Sound Design: Yale School of Drama. sharathpatel.com

TINA SHACKLEFORD (Production Stage Manager) is happy to return to Weston, where she last stage-managed Dael Orlandersmith’s Forever. Her regional credits include productions with organizations across the country, focusing on new work, musicals, and some opera. Tina teaches Stage Management at Carnegie Mellon University. For USITT, she is Management Commissioner and founding member of the EDI initiative. Tina holds an MFA from UC-San Diego and is a proud member of Actors Equity Association.

MAURA WETZEL (Production Assistant) (she/her) is excited to be back for her second season in Weston! Maura has a BFA from UNC School of the Arts, where she served as Student Body President. Most recently, she completed a one-year fellowship at The Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts. Maura’s experience outside of traditional performance work includes non-profit company structuring, arts education & administration, and higher education administration.

JEREMY YADDAW (Music Coordinator) is a drummer, percussionist, and orchestrator based in New York City. He is principal percussionist for The American Pops Orchestra, and plays with Randy Rainbow, Lauren Marcus, The Four Phantoms, and originated the drum book for The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical . Weston credits: Pregnancy Pact, 42nd Street, Peter & The Starcatcher, Mamma Mia, Fun Home, Always... Patsy Cline.


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