Kevin Bolt is a rising sophomore at Montclair state University in the BFA theater design tech program with a scenic concentration. He has work on numerous shows in many different capacities. Some of his favorite productions he has worked on include Montclair State University’s AIDA, and his work with the Macy’s Thanksgivings Day Parade. Kevin is also involved in an apprenticeship with I.A.T.S.E Local 59. He is looking forward to being a part of the Mac-Haydn technical team for the 2017 season, and eager to work in the scene shop.
Ethan is very excited for his first summer season at the Mac-Haydn Theatre! He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he double-majored in Theatre and Philosophy. While in school, he developed an interest in theatrical audio and worked as the sound designer on multiple undergraduate productions while maintaining a part-time job as a stagehand at the on-campus concert venue. Maintaining this career trajectory post-graduation has led him here to the Mac-Haydn, where he looks forward to creating fantastic musical theatre while significantly expanding his design portfolio. In his free time, Ethan enjoys playing video games, reading pretentious philosophical texts, and slowly developing a caffeine addiction.
Aryn Carr is a BFA Theatre Technology and Design student at the University of South Alabama and is very excited for her first summer at Mac-Haydn! Her recent credits include HEATHERS THE MUSICAL (stitcher/Martha), WHEN YOU COMIN’ BACK RED RYDER (stitcher/wardrobe supervisor), THE FABULOUS FABLE FACTORY (stitcher), and A FLEA IN HER EAR (stitcher/wardrobe supervisor).
Angela Carstensen is thrilled to join The Mac-Haydn Theatre costume staff for the first time! During the rest of her year she works at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts in Fredericksburg VA as the resident Children’s Theatre Designer and First Hand. She graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a B.A. in technical theatre. She wishes to thank Jimm Halliday for this amazing opportunity!
Hello, I am happy to be spending my summer with MHT for the first time and very exited to begin building these amazing shows. I am originally from Raleigh North Carolina, though I am currently a Junior at SUNY Purchase College in the Theatre Design and Technology BFA with a concentration in Technical Direction and Production management. My most recent productions include HOT L BALTIOMORE and L’INCORINAZIONE DI POPPEA at Purchase College, as well as THE MUSIC MAN and ROSCOE at Seagle Music Colony.
Emma comes from Goshen, NY and is a rising senior theatre design student at Slippery Rock University. Her past credits include working as a scenic designer and costume designer at Slippery Rock Theatre for JULIUS CAESAR, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, NIGHTFALL and SPRING AWAKENING. Last summer, she worked as a Production Assistant for Irish Repertory Theatre’s FINIAN’S RAINBOW in Concert and attended the Festival Fringe in Edinburgh, Scotland with her scenic design for DARK NORTH/ HUNGRY JANE. She is excited to join the Mac-Haydn for the first time.
Technical Director / Master Electrician
Kevin Gleason – This is Kevin’s eighteenth season at the Mac-Haydn. He is a sought after designer in the New York/ Connecticut area, but is happy to call Chatham “home” each summer. His favorite show was LEGALLY BLONDE (2012).
Joanne Hoch is a BFA Acting major with a Costume minor from Oklahoma City University. She works on many shows at the OCU Costume Shop, past credits include HAIRSPRAY, THE GIVER, AS YOU LIKE IT, and PETER AND THE STARCATCHERS. She has also worked as an assistant costume designer and a wardrobe supervisor. She is very excited to be working on this great season of shows.
Assistant Stage Manager
Sarah is a graduate of Central Connecticut State University and holds a BFA in Theatre: Design and Technical Theatre. Regional credits include: THE WEDDING SINGER (PSM/The Theater Barn), FOREVER PLAID (PSM/The Theater Barn), A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN (ASM/Playhouse On Park), UNNECESSARY FARCE (ASM/Playhouse On Park), BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO (PSM/Canterbury Summer Theatre), DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER (PSM/Canterbury Summer Theatre), THE LITTLE MERMAID (ASM/Sharon Playhouse), NINE WIVES [Premiere] (ASM/Sharon Playhouse), and LES MISERABLES (ASM/Sharon Playhouse). CCSU credits include: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN (PSM), IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY (PSM), THE ILLUSION (PSM), RENT (ASM), and HEDDA GABLER (ASM). www.sarahkozma.com @SarahKozma
Bryce McAllister (Wardrobe Supervisor) is thrilled to be at Mac Haydn this summer! He is a rising senior at Rider University. Most recently he was working in the Wardrobe department of the Off-Broadway show SLEEP NO MORE. Other credits in design and wardrobe include ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, INHERIT THE WIND, THE TEMPEST, WHITE CHRISTMAS, OF THEE I SING, SHE KILLS MONSTERS, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (Rider University) and AMERICAN IDIOT (Patrick Dorow Productions).
Megan McQueeney (Props Master) is thrilled to be working with the Mac-Haydn Theatre again. Some of her work credits include THE BONESETTER/THE REVENGERS TRAGEDY (Spicy Witch Productions), MARY POPPINS (West Virginia Public Theatre), and YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN (Mac-Haydn Theatre). She would like to thank her family and friends for supporting all her endeavors.
Production Stage Manager
Jennifer Motta is a graduate of the BFA Production and Design program at Montclair State University. Her past credits at Montclair State University include: WEST SIDE STORY (PSM); WORKS-A-FOOT ’16 (PSM); TRIUMPH OF LOVE (PSM); DIE FLEDERMAUS (PSM); DANCEWORKS ‘15 (PSM); WORKS-A-FOOT ‘14 (PSM); Elton John and Tim Rice’s AIDA (ASM); THE PRODUCERS (ASM); GIANNI SCHICCI (ASM); New Play Festival 13’ (ASM); FALSETTOS (ASM); CITY OF ANGELS (ASM); MIDDLETOWN (ASM). Motta was the PSM at The Mac-Haydn Theatre for their 2016 summer season and is ecstatic to be returning for the 2017 season.
Julia is excited to be joining the Mac-Haydn Theatre for her first summer stock. She is a recent graduate of Philadelphia University with a BS in Fashion Design. While in school, she interned for the costume departments at the Arden Theatre Co and the Wilma Theater in Philadelphia, where she assisted with costume stitching and construction for their prouductions.
This is Emily’s fourth year backstage at the mac! She not only loves working in the technical side of theatre but as an actor as well! She has many credits in both aspects, some of her favorites include: HEATHERS THE MUSICAL (Martha),WEST SIDE STORY (Clairice), THE PRODUCERS (Crazy Piano Lady/Tank), THE LITTLE MERMAID (Student Director/ Ursula), RENT (SM/Wardrobe asst.) LES MISERABLES (Wardrobe asst./Ensemble) Emily would like to thank Lynn, John, and Monica for the wonderful opportunities and to her parents; Joan and Skip, for the overwhelming love and support!
Sarah is thrilled to begin her first season at Mac-Haydn Theatre! A costumer native of Bowling Green, Kentucky and a recent graduate of Western Kentucky University, she currently works during the academic year in Bloomington, Indiana at the Indiana University Opera and Ballet Theatre. Her recent draping work includes HAIRSPRAY and WIZARD OF OZ at Little Theatre on the Square, DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRLS and PRIVATE LIVES at Creede Repertory Theatre, and select pieces for FLORENCIA EN EL AMAZONAS, RODELINDA and THE MUSIC MAN at IU Opera and Ballet. Sarah would like to thank her friends, family, and co-workers in Bowling Green, Bloomington, and elsewhere for their love and support in making her dream job possible.
Born and raised in Minnesota, Tim trained in building/styling wigs at the Guthrie Theatre. He has worked with wigs/hair at various theatres across the country including: The Alley, Penumbra, Royal Caribbean Productions, and the University of Minnesota at the Guthrie. He has a BA in theatre from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Tim is excited to be working at the Mac this season for the first time!