Sarah Phillips is a writer, director, producer, and feminist. In 2014, she and Laetitia Leon formed Phileon Productions, a production company in Los Angeles that focuses on increasing the number of women in front of and behind the camera. They have produced short films, VR content, web series, online commercials, and interactive theatre over the past few years. Sarah’s short screenplay “Smile, A Musical” recently won “Best Short Drama Screenplay” at Nashville Film Festival and won “Best Libretto” at Moondance International Film Festival.
Maggie Herskowitz was born and raised in Los Angeles, the daughter of an actress mom (whose mom was an actress) and writer father (whose father was a writer). As a writer, she was the recipient of a 2016 Drama League Residency for her play The Great Big Blue (playwright) and materials from her musical Loch Lomond (book & lyrics) were chosen by the National Alliance for Musical Theater to be on display at their 2016 Fall Conference. In addition to her plays and musicals, Herskowitz has also written an original feature screenplay, two television pilots, and a novel or two. Herskowitz resides sometimes in Los Angeles, but most times in Manhattan with her two perfect pet rats and terrible rescue dog.
Song Composer (Someday), Lead Vocals Music Director
Lee is an actor, dialogue editor and music composer in Los Angeles.
Laurel has been a mover since she was a child. After falling in love with gymnastics, She continued living an active lifestyle and excelled in dance. Laurel has had training in many styles, including ballroom, contemporary, modern, and hip hop. Laurel is a graduate of the University of Southern California and participated in USC’s Repertory Dance Company as a choreographer and a dancer. She is also a graduate of International Dance Academy’s certificate program, and has worked with CrackerJax, Sokamba Performing Arts Company, and Blue 13 Dance Company.
Monika Felice Smith
Day is a dancer, actress, and choreographer in Los Angeles.
Joyce Luck Style
Hair and Makeup Team
An top-notch and selective hair and makeup team in Los Angeles.
Laetitia Alix Leon is an actor and producer based in Los Angeles. She is originally from Austin, TX, where she first began performing in theater. She is first generation American and still has strong family ties to her family in France. She received her B.A. from Fordham Univ. and did several plays in NYC. She then moved to Los Angeles and continued performing in theater, along the way she got the producing bug. She started her own production company, Phileon Productions, in 2014 with her business partner Sarah Phillips. She is passionate about period pieces, live theatre, and increasing arts funding in schools.
Ken is an American writer, best known for his work in television, film, and theatre. His work has appeared in films such as A Prairie Home Companion and in television shows Touched by an Angel and Star Trek:Enterprise.
Production Design, On-Set Accountant
Production designer, on-set accountant, and generally wonderful human being who somehow fixes everything and knows the right things to do and say.
Song Composer (Lava, Smile)
Neil Reilly's other work includes Stars of David Off-Broadway, Porgy and Bess on Broadway, and orchestrations for concerts including New Voices Concerts, Gypsy of the Year, and Broadway Backwards. Neil is a proud member of Local 802 and the Dramatists Guild of America.
Film Score Composer
Scott is a music recording engineer and music editor in Los Angeles.
Beth Holmes Casting
Since 1988, Beth Holmes Casting, Inc. has been a successful and vibrant force in film and commercial production.
In 2009, Lindsay Bellock Lieber joined BHci as a casting associate and together Beth and Lindsay cast film and television projects for both emerging and established production companies.
First Assistant Director
Dancer Casting Director
Graham was born at the epicenter of the Polar Vortex (U.P. of Michigan). After working the dinner theatre circuit (it's a thing), the city of Chicago, and touring Europe/Asia with West Side Story, he moved to NYC... then he left. While walking on Venice Beach during his first day in LA, he received an audition notice for a production of The Rocky Horror Show with the fledgling Coeurage Theatre Company. Now he's the one sending out those notices. *insert "Circle of Life" chorus* SAG-AFTRA/AEA