Kevin Gleason has been involved in many theaters since his first years in college. Spending well over a decade with Silent G Productions, he has assisted Andrew Gmoser in lighting many productions, at The Westchester Broadway Theatre, Hudson Stage, Tuckahoe High School, and many others. On his own he is a Set Designer, Lighting Designer, and Technical Director working at Yorktown High School, New Canaan High School, and Nyack High School. For the past 20 years, Kevin has been the Technical Director/Master Electrician at the Mac-Haydn Theatre in Chatham, NY. At the Mac-Haydn, Kevin has also designed the lights or sets for Mamma Mia, Joseph….., Sweeney Todd, My Fair Lady, Guys & Dolls, High School Musical, Footloose and Bye, Bye Birdie. Kevin is a voracious reader, enjoys time spent at Disney World, and is always receptive to any new recipe involving bacon.
Sage Lumsden is thrilled to be joining the Mac Hayden family this summer! Sage currently resides in Harlem New York where she recently graduated from Pace University with a BA in Stage Management as well as a minor in Arts and Entertainment Management. Sage is originally from the Poconos Pennsylvania where she often visits family and friends. Outside of theatre Sage loves binge watching the latest shows, reading, and hanging out with friends. Some of Sage’s past notable credits include: Law & Order Organized Crime (PA), Love and Yogurt (ASM), and The Big Bang Theory a Pop-Rock Musical Parody (ASM). Sage would like to thank John Saunders as well as her family for all their love and support!
Angela Carstensen is beyond excited to spend a fourth season at The Mac! During the fall, winter and spring seasons she can be found somewhere across the United States or Canada on a national tour: Waitress (2021, Head of Wardrobe), The Spongebob Musical (2019, Asst. Wardrobe) and The Sound of Music (2018, Asst. Wardrobe). When not working, Angela can be found petting the nearest dog. Angela would like to thank everyone at The Mac-Haydn Theatre who has been tirelessly working to get the theatre up and running again!
Corbin is a sound designer, composer and media programmer currently completing his BFA in Sound Design at the College-Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, OH. Corbin is returning for his second season with the Mac-Haydn. He has also worked as an engineer and designer for Lyceum Theatre in Arrow Rock MO, Short North Stage in Columbus, OH, and Virginia Repertory Theatre in Richmond, VA, where he worked on the new musical Atlantis. Favorite credits include Kiss of the Spider Woman, Ragtime, Heathers: The Musical, The Fantasticks, Angels in America, Dreamgirls, Hair, and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time. In his spare time, Corbin enjoys writing and playing music, reading biographies, and programming interactive media.
Whitaker Gardner is thrilled to join the Mac-Haydn Theatre family for the first time. His recent Off-Broadway credits as operator include Dracula/Frankenstein (rep), Macbeth, The Cradle Will Rock, Mies Julie/The Dance of Death (rep), The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, & Carmen Jones at Classic Stage Company. He has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theatre from Georgia Southern University and spent time as an Apprentice of Production at American Stage Theatre Company in St. Petersburg, FL. He is originally from and currently resides in Atlanta, GA. Hobbies include movies, sports, music, reading and podcasts. He would like to thank Rachel, his friends, and his family for all of their love and support.
Cole Capobianco (Wardrobe Supervisor) is thrilled to be back at the Mac! This is Cole’s second season with Mac-Haydn Theatre, having previously participated in MHT’s 2019 summer stock as Wardrobe Supervisor. An alum of Washington College’s Department of Theatre and Dance, Cole is an early career professional who specializes in costume design, technology, and management; they’ve proudly affiliated themselves with other such theatre companies as Rider University, Surflight Theatre, Saint Michael’s Playhouse, The Bearded Ladies Cabaret, and Freehold Center Players. Their highlight work includes designing contemporary, ecologically-friendly costumes for William Shakespeare’s MacBeth, which boasted a paperless design process, organic fabrics and dyes, and a variety of other “green” methods and materials that ultimately reduced the production’s environmental impact, a movement which Cole is very passionate about.
You can check out this and more of Cole’s work here: flickr.com/photos/colecapodesign/albums
Cody Kane is a graduate from Murray State University looking forward to starting his path toward a career in theatre! He is from Murray, Kentucky. He has graduated with a Bachelor of science in Theatre. While in college he focused on theatrical carpentry and grew interested in acting and prop making. Since starting his theatrical journey he has learned many techniques for theatrical carpentry and scenic painting. This is his 3rd season working for the Mac-Haydn and he is so excited for theatres to begin opening their doors again. He is looking forward to having another great season with the Mac-Haydn and branching out of his small hometown to begin the adventure of a lifetime.
Audrey Lang (Assistant Stage Manager) is excited to be back at the Mac this summer, seven years after she was a high school apprentice. Some of her favorite productions include: Composure (ASM, The Workshop Theater), Hookman (PSM, Ithaca College), Legacy the Musical (PSM, Developmental Lab), Luna Gale (ASM, Ithaca College), My Big Gay Italian Wedding & Funeral (SM Intern, Resorts Casino in Atlantic City). And of course, 42nd Street and Young Frankenstein here at MHT! Audrey is also a playwright, and her play You Have To Promise appeared in the 2020 Pride Plays, produced by Michael Urie. Audrey holds a B.A. in Theatre Studies from Ithaca College. Love and thanks to the whole Mac-Haydn team and to my family – especially my grandma, for all the summers spent in Columbia County. www.audreyglang.com
Ethan is stoked to be back for his second season as a carpenter here at Mac-Haydn! Recently graduated from Montclair State University with a BFA in Theatre Production and Design, Ethan mainly focuses in carpentry, props, and scenic design. Recent credits include: Brooklyn’s Bridge (Assistant Scenic Designer), A Chorus Line (Props Master), and a carpenter for the 2019 season here at Mac-Haydn. In addition to carpentry during the 2019 season, Ethan was also the scenic designer for the children’s theatre production of Jane of the Jungle, and even briefly appeared on stage as an immigrant in Ragtime. Ethan is excited for theatre to be back, and is super excited for it to be back here!
Emily is so excited to return to performing live onstage, and she could not be more thrilled to do it with the Mac-Haydn Theatre! She just finished her freshman year at Marymount Manhattan College where she is studying Musical Theatre and hopes to minor in illustration and animation. Some of her favorite roles have included Lady of the Lake (Spamalot), Ensemble (Ragtime), and Kaliope (She Kills Monsters). She also recently spent time choreographing at The Albany Academies. There she choreographed their production of Spamalot, as well as The Academies Theatre Summer Camp production. Emily wants to thank her mom, dad, sisters, and her Mac-Haydn family for always supporting her and pushing her to be the best she can be.
Eoghan Hartley is making a return to the Mac backstage after working as the Production Stage Manager for the 2019 season. Mac-Haydn credits include Camelot, Sunset Boulevard, Ragtime, Little Shop of Horrors, and Oklahoma. Other credits include Mamma Mia, Grand Night for Singing, Matilda, Footloose, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and Barefoot in the Park (Theatre Workshop of Nantucket); Steel Magnolias (Gallery Players); and The Floorshow (Combustion Collective). When not stage managing, Eoghan works as a scenic carpenter in the NYC area. Over the last year, he started leather crafting and opened an Etsy shop under the name of Bolt Leathercraft. Eoghanhartley.com
Olivia Bowles is a costume technician, working primarily in theatre. Based in Birmingham, she graduated with a BA in Theatre Design and Technology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She also graduated from the Alabama School of Fine Arts with a concentration in Creative Writing. Experience in costume design, stitching, corsetry, costume crafts, and wardrobe run crew. She spent four years at the university working in the theatre department’s costume shop. In 2018, Olivia was the main costume designer for the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Theatre Department production of Angels in America, Part 1: Millennium Approaches. She also was the assistant costume designer for the university’s production of Hairspray in the same year. In 2019, Olivia was the costumer for UAB Opera’s production of The Music Shop.
Andrea Mejuto is a rising Junior at Ithaca College studying Theatrical Production and Design with a concentration in Technical Production and an emphasis in costume construction. Having been born in Colombia and growing up in NYC, Andrea enjoys the community and collaboration you can find in any theatrical production. She first found her passion for theatre at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, the high school she attended where she majored in fine arts. There she found many opportunities to participate in all aspects of theatrical production including sound design, stage management, light programming, scenic painting, and props construction. She hopes to use the education and experience she gains during her college career to work in a costume shop for theaters in NYC.
Emma Cummings is a Pittsburgh-based Scenic Artist and Scenic Designer. She has worked with the Mac-Haydn Theatre for four seasons designing the set for Little Shop of Horrors and The Wedding Singer, as well as serving as a painter and carpenter for dozens of other productions. She has designed the sets for a variety of productions such as Tenderly; The Rosemary Clooney Musical (Playhouse on Park, CT) and Romeo and Juliet (Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center, PA). She has painted sets all over the Northeast in New York, Pittsburgh, Connecticut, and Vermont. She spends her free time drawing and collecting children’s books. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Theatre Design and Technology from Slippery Rock University.