Siren’s Den The Musical

Stars Burn out. Love burns on.

 

Creative Team

 
 

Book + Music + Lyrics written by Rori Nogee

 

Dennis Corsi
Director

Dennis Corsi is the artistic associate of the Bingham Camp Theatre Retreat, developing new work celebrating diversity. He is resident director at RagTag Theatre (nominated for Off-Broadway Alliance Award). He is creative director of Script Match, a web app connecting playwrights and producers. Dennis is the video director at B • OUT, an LGBTQ media company, where he is directing the new television series In Pursuit. Dennis is a dramaturg for NYMF and is on their selection committee for musicals. Select directing credits: Junie B. Jones (Theatreworks USA), The Fierce Urgency of Now (Fresh Fruit Festival - winner Outstanding Production), Gruesomely Merry Adventures(Winterfest - Winner Best Director), Dust and Ash (Samuel French OOB), and bare (Michigan State University). @corsidennis | www.denniscorsi.com

 

Ricky Romano
Musical Director

Ricky Romano is an active Music Director in the New York Metropolitan Area. He was recently the Music Director of Off-Broadway’s critically acclaimed Ruthless! The Musical, working in tandem with its original book writer and composer, Joel Paley and Marvin Laird. He is also credited as Music Director of the highly anticipated revised cast recording, led by the multi-Grammy and Tony Award Nominated Record Producer, Robert Sher. Ricky received a bachelor’s degree in Music Business and Business Administration from SUNY Potsdam. Other Music Directing credits - Off-Broadway: Ruthless! The Musical (Triad Theatre), Choices: A New Rock Musical (2012 West Village Musical Theatre Festival). Industry Readings: Love Quirks, For All My Girls, Siren’s Den. Regional: Gypsy - Starring Tony Award Nominee Sally Mayes (Yorktown Stage), The Wizard of Oz (Yorktown Stage), [title of show] (Westchester Sandbox Theater)..

 

William Angel Bailey
Choreographer

William has appeared in Broadway national tours and sung on the Broadway cast recording of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. He was recently seen on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen. As a choreographer, he has done choreography for multiple recording artists, and has also choreographed shows such as Cats, High School Musical, and a spot on Nickelodeon. Dance captain credits include: Fame, Freckleface Strawberry, and Once on This Island. William also is a prominent drag queen in NYC and goes by the name Jada Valenciaga, which you can see in the upcoming documentary Dragged and a new film called Party of One.

 

NICOLE HAMILTON
Stage Manager

Nicole Hamilton is a recent graduate of the New York City College of Technology with a BA in the Entertainment Technology Department. Her interest in theater began in high school, designing and running two productions. She has worked with City Tech’s Theaterworks as an Assistant Stage Manager on their productions of: Wingman directed by West Hyler, Dylan directed by Elizabeth Carlson and The Service Road directed by Meghan Finn. Outside of NYCCT she has worked as a Stage Manager of America-in-Play for their 2014 production of A Time Travelers Journey to Niagara, and Assistant stage manager for StreetSigns and NewDogs 2015 production of FREIGHT: The Five Incarnations of Abel Green.

 

Ken Coughlin
Sound Designer

Singer/Guitarist, starting in the early 1970s. As he turned toward acting, some 30 years ago, it was natural to lend his Live Sound experience to his acting responsibilities. Since 1994, he has been pretty much a fixture at American Theatre of Actors, having been involve in well over 100 productions, to date. Within the past 15 years, there’s hardly a production, as an actor, director or both, where he hasn’t taken on the responsibility as Sound Designer, and has been called into many other productions, specifically for his expertise as a Sound Designer. This year alone, he’s done the Sound Design for “A Lesson In Blood” by Anne L. Thompson-Scretching, “Leaving Lannahassee” by Lynn Navarra, “Snow Fox” and “The Dead Old Lady” by James Crafford, and “Tru Bone” by Michael Anthony Green. Following “Siren’s Den”, he is already committed to do the Sound Design for “P.O.W.” by Irving A. Greenfield, “Shelter” by Jack Gilbert, and “Sandman” by Lynn Navarra. He would like to thank his Most Understanding wife, Phyliss, for all her support through the years.

 

Mitch Ost
Set Designer

Mitchell Ost is very excited to be back with Ryan and Tony. Some favorite designs include Black Angels Over Tuskegee (St. Luke's Theater and first national tour), Embodied (HERE Arts Center), Future Honey (59E59), Where There's Smoke (Connect Dance Festival in Busan, Korea), Burq Off! (Soho Rep), Kings of Harlem (National Black Theater Festival in Winston-Salem, NC), Rhapsody in Swing (National Theater of Beijing). He is a resident designer for Joe's Pub at the Public Theater, Shadowland Stages in Ellenville, NY, and M Ensemble Company in Miami, FL. www.mitchellost.com

 

Jaden Nogee
Arrangements

Jaden is a junior in highschool with an Apple certification in Logic Pro. Besides starring in her school musical productions, she is also an All-State percussion player and an avid composer. She is currently working on her debut album titled, Not For the Public.

 

Joe D'Emilio
Lighting Designer

Joe D’Emilio is a recent New York transplant from San Francisco. For the past nine years, he has worked with numerous companies around the SF/Bay Area including Ray of Light Theatre, Broadway by the Bay, Aurora Theatre Company and Lamplighters Music Theatre. Notable design credits include: Lizzie (TBA Award), Triassic Parq (TBA Award) and the West Coast premiere of Carrie, all produced by Ray of Light Theatre. Joe also tours as the Lighting Director for the American circus company Cirque Mechanics, and works as an LD at The Box NYC. He is a proud member of United Scenic Artists Local 829, and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Technical Theatre and Design from San Francisco State University. joedemilio.com

 

Stephen Miller
Executive Producer

Stephen Miller, is the owner and operator of Miller-Coffman Productions LLC, and is thrilled to be working with Rori Nogee on her passion piece, “Siren’s Den: A Rock Musical”. He joined the team in September 2016 for the production of “Siren’s Den: A Rock Musical” at the New York New Works Theater Festival. The show was a semi-finalist. Miller-Coffman Productions is overjoyed to be opening the show at the Gene Frankel Theater with such an amazing creative team. Stephen was recently inducted into the New Hampshire Humane Society as a member of the Board of Directors and is thrilled to be part of this amazing team as well.  Miller-Coffman Productions and Stephen Miller wish to thank the dedicated members of the team, the talented cast and crew, and his family.

 

Frank Perri
Arrangements

Frank has worked with Rori Nogee, Bette Midler, Stevie Wonder, Max Weinberg, Whoopi Goldberg, Montel Williams, Giorgio Armani, Howard Stern, Pia Toscano, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Adam Pascal, Kim Sozzi, the International Dance Music Awards, VH1, the Grammy Awards, the United Nations, the March of Dimes, the MARS corporation, and the New York Islanders. ??On multiple occasions Frank was hired to write arrangements, and lead the Duke Ellington Orchestra. He has also conducted the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra.??He has led or performed in shows at Radio City Music Hall, the Beacon Theater, Nassau Coliseum, Hammerstein Ballroom, the Barclays Center, and Irving Plaza.

 
 


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