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Equity/Sag-Aftra. Off and Off-Off Broadway Directing and Choreography Credits include: Oz (Playhouse 91, Producers Club), Ultimate Drag Off (Times Square Arts Center, Reprise Room), Media Killed the Video Star (Dillons Lounge), Tryst (Promenade Theatre). Regional and other favorite directorial projects include: Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Scotland, Arts Festival Oberhavel, Germany, Half and Half (Penguin Rep Theatre), Hairspray, Cabaret, Boeing Boeing, Urinetown, Batboy, Dracula, Jesus Christ Superstar, Rent. Performing credits include: De La Guarda – Off Broadway (Daryl Roth Theatre), Lost Arryos, Rus (HERE Arts Center), and various productions at Players Club, Knitting Factory, Producers Club, NY Comedy Clubs and The Village Gate.TV: Law & Order, Person of Interest, The Good Wife, One Life To Live, MTV Networks, etc. Films: Deception, Che, Dictator, The Ministers, etc. Alex is currently the Resident Acting Coach at Ohana Arts Festival (Honolulu HI), Resident Director for Argus Eyes Theatre Society at St. Peter’s University and Artistic Director and Founder of HT Musical Theatre in NJ. Throughout the years, Alex has earned numerous awards for his work as Director, Choreographer and Performer including NJ ACT Perry Awards, Papermill Playhouse Awards and various art festivals.
Julian graduated with honours from Anglia Polytechnic University, Cambridge, UK and has worked extensively in musical theatre as music director, assistant music director, and drummer on many productions around the world.
As music director he conducted the opening of the international music festival in Cyprus for four years directing The Wizard of Oz (RSC), Oliver!, Cats, and The Sound of Music. He was assistant music director for Footloose andGreasein London’s West End before taking over as music director for both UK touring productions. International tours and other music director credits include Dirty Dancing in Concert, Smokey Joe’s Café, Treasure Island, Best of the West End, and Saturday Night Fever. Work for the BBC includes National Music Day, Birmingham Live ’95,Mobile Lives, and he was music supervisor for Tidal Rave (YoYo Media), and Live @ The Movies (Sony Music Entertainment). As a drummer/percussionist Julian has played on the international tour of Chicago, the UK tours ofWest Side Story andGuys and Dolls, and has subbed on various West End shows including Spamalot, Chicago, andHairspray. Most recently he was the drummer on Stephen Schwartz’s new production of Pippin at the Menier Chocolate Factory in London.
Julian is also a composer and arranger, writing incidental music and jingles for numerous companies including music for the game ‘Hitman – Blood Money’ released worldwide on PS2/Xbox/PC. His extensive arranging work includes ‘21st Century Man’ (Queer as Folk/Series 1), the Anglia Chamber Choir, Manhattan Nights (Live Album/DVD), and various arrangements/orchestrations for the winners of Greek X Factor and Pop Idol television series 2010. He was also the orchestral conductor and arranger for rock band Elevated on their debut album in Italy.
Libby is a freelance Lighting Designer as well as the Technical Director at Stella Adler Studios. A graduate of UCLA’s School of Theater, Film, and Television, Libby has worked in California, Massachusetts, New Orleans, and is now based in New York City. Her recent design credits include: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Angel Play, and A BroaderWay Showcase (with Idina Menzel and Jeanine Tesori). She is thrilled to be part of the AfterWork Theater Project! www.libbyjensen.weebly.com