Artist Ally Program

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  • Diversionary’s NEW Artist Ally Program allows you to directly impact the lives of our talented artists through a personal sponsorship. The work of Diversionary artists is the lifeblood of our theatre, and their commitment to excellence represents the Diversionary brand. In recognition of the significant role our artists play in the health and well-being of our theatre, it is vital that we honor their contribution.

    As an Artist Ally you will receive these gratifying benefits to accompany your gift:

    • Your Name in the Show Program next to Your Artist’s Name
    • Invitation to First Day of Rehearsal and Meet & Greet
    • 10% Discount on Tickets for your Friends and Family to Your Artist’s production
    • Behind the Scenes Tour of our Theater
    • A signed program by the whole cast, design team, and director
    • Recognition on the show’s page on the Diversionary Website

    Help directly support the artistic work Diversionary accomplishes and show our artists just how much we value their time, commitment and talent. Join us in supporting Diversionary Artists by becoming an Artist Ally today!

    To become an Artist Ally, or if you have any questions, please reach out to Development Associate David Shorey at 619.220.6830 x104 or email Development@Diversionary.org

     

  • Director Ally $1,500 — Directors are the driving vision behind the entire production. They drive the collaborative process designers and actors, guiding the production to its Opening Night performance. A director is the ultimate storyteller and must be able to balance multiple skills as they analyze text, collaborate on visual elements with designers, and craft the performances of the actors. By becoming a Director Ally, you unite with Diversionary to bring the strongest artistic visionaries to tell our stories.


    Brandon IvieBrandon Ivie Lizard Boy

    Brandon is the newly appointed Associate Artistic Director and head of new musicals at Village Theatre near Seattle.          

    Brandon’s other theatre work: A Christmas Story at Paper Mill Playhouse, Deadland (The 5th Avenue Theatre), The Noteworthy Life of Howard Barnes (Village Theatre), Imagine Harry (NAMT), World Premiere of Lizard Boy at Seattle Rep (Gregory Award nom). Broadway assisting: A Christmas Story, Catch Me if You Can, Next to Normal, First Date, Gigi. NYC directing: Signature Theatre, The Public Theater/Joe’s Pub, New York University, HERE Arts Center, Prospect Theater Company, NYMF, 54 Below. Drama League Directing Fellow. LCT Directors Lab.

    rosina-reynolds-headshot-low-megabite-2010-1Rosina Reynolds 2.5 Minute Ride

    Rosina’s previous shows at Diversionary: Marriage Be, Happy Endings are Extra, Twilight of the Gold, Beautiful Thing, Wrinkles, Another American: Asking and Telling, Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde, Breaking The Code, Lot’s Daughters.

    kym-pappasKym Pappas  WELL

    Kym debuts at Diversionary this season.  She comes to us from InnerMission Productions. Kym’s other theatre work: Seminar, Disappearing Act, Gun Control Theatre Action, No Child, Dog Sees God, Fat Pig (InnerMission Theatre).

  • Actor Ally $1,000 Actors are the heart and soul of any production. Night after night they perform for audiences embodying the emotions, celebrations and struggles of the characters they portray. They often make it look so easy, and we forget about the hours and hours of rehearsal and personal time researching and memorizing lines needed to bring their characters to life. By becoming an Actor Ally, you unite with Diversionary to bring top tier talent to the stage who make you laugh and cry with them.

    SPONSORED (1)Cashae Monya (Ensemble) Well

     Artist Sponsored By:  Di Carpinelli

    Cashae’s previous work at Diversionary: A Civil War Christmas.

    Cashae’s other theatre work: Currently in Miss You Like Hell at La Jolla Playhouse, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill (Ion Theatre) where she received the Craig Noel Award Nomination, Trouble in Mind, Crumbs From the Table of Joy, The Bluest Eye (Moxie Theatre) where she received 2 Craig Noel Award Nominations, Counterweight: Elevator Love Play, Memphis (The La Jolla Playhouse), Little Shop of Horrors, Our Town (Cygnet Theatre).


    Rachael Van Wormer in the role of Spencer McCullough

    Rachael Van Wormer (Charlotte) The Mystery of Love and Sex

    Rachael’s previous work at Diversionary: Regrets Only, Birds of a Feather, Speech and Debate, Corpus Christi, Beautiful Thing.

    Rachael’s other theatre work: When The Rain Stops Falling, Hay Fever, The Vortex, The Importance of Being Earnest, Travesties, Arcadia, The Matchmaker, Curse of the Starving Class (Cygnet Theatre), Faded Glory, A Christmas Carol (North Coast Repertory Theatre), The Wizard of Oz, Lifeboat, The Reluctant Dragon (PCPA Outreach), Waving Goodbye, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Things We Want, Be Aggressive, This Is Our Youth (New Village Arts).

    john-wells-iiiJohn Wells III (Jonny) The Mystery of Love and Sex

    John debuts at Diversionary this season.

    John’s other theatre work: A Chorus Line, Dogfight (The Chance Theatre), Sister Act (Musical Theatre West), Macbeth, All in the Timing (SCAD), Last 5 Years (Omega Entertainment), Songs For A New World, Our Town (CBU).

    Playwright Mike Sears. Sears's When It Comes, directed by Lisa Berger, with puppetry by Animal Cracker Conspiracy and music by Clinton Davis, runs Dec. 11-13, 2015 and is funded by a Creative Catalyst Fellowship from the San Diego Foundation. Photo courtesy of The Old Globe.

    Mike Sears (Howard) The Mystery of Love and Sex

     Mike’s previous work at Diversionary: Birds of a Feather.

     Mike’s other theatre work: Kiss Me Kate, Othello (The Old Globe), Sideways, His Girl Friday, Hands On A Hardbody, Bonnie and Clyde (La Jolla Playhouse), Tortilla Curtain (San Diego Repertory), A Behanding In Spokane, Man From Nebraska (Cygnet Theatre), Tuesday’s With Morrie (North Coast Repertory), Simpatico (New Village Arts).

    Adam CuppyAdam Cuppy (Ensemble) Well

    Adam’s previous work at Diversionary: A Civil War Christmas

    Adam’s other theatre work: The Spitfire Grill, Old Time Radio Traveling Show, Brilliant Traces, Three Viewings, The Glass Menagerie (Next Stage Rep – OR), The Wizard of Oz (Rogue Music Theater), The Belle’s Stratagem, The History of Dr. Faustus (Oregon Shakespeare Festival).

    samantha-ginnSam Ginn (Lisa Kron) Well

    Samantha’s previous work at Diversionary: Scrooge in Rouge, The Divine Sister, Senor Phil’s Casa de Ha-Ha.

    Samantha graduated from Sonoma State University with her Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts.  She has been a teaching artist for Playwrights Project, North Coast Rep. Theatre School, CYT, and Kids Act. 

    DurwoodDurwood Murray (Ensemble) Well

    Durwood’s previous work at Diversionary: A Civil War Christmas.

    Durwood’s other theatre work: To Kill A Mockingbird, Much Ado About Nothing, The Complete Works of Shakespeare, Of Mice and Men (New Village Arts Theatre), The Little Flower of East Orange (Ion Theatre), Richard II, Romeo & Juliet, King John (Intrepid Shakespeare Co.).

    Tiffany Tang - THE EXTRA

    Tiffany Tang – THE EXTRA

    Tiffany Tang (Ensemble) Well

    Tiffany’s previous work at Diversionary: Amazons and Their Men.

    Tiffany’s other theatre work: Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, Terra Nova (Intrepid Theatre Company), Longview TX, The Vagina Monologues (InnerMission Productions), Much Ado About Nothing, Macbeth, Bad Girls (Cry Havoc Productions – NY), The Life (Stella Adler Theatre – LA).

  • AEA Actor Ally $3,000 ­— AEA is the professional union for actors. This union is notoriously difficult to join, and its membership expensive to maintain with annual dues. AEA Actors have a minimum they must be compensated set forth by their union. By becoming an Actor Ally, you unite with Diversionary to bring professional grade standards to our intimate theatre setting.

    sponsoredShana Wride (Lisa Kron) 2.5 Minute Ride

     Artist Sponsored By:  Alan C. Campbell

     Shana’s previous work at Diversionary: The 1st production of A Late Snow, Anita Bryant Died for your Sins (Director), Boys and Girls (Director), Next Fall, Further Adventures of Hedda Gabbler, Baby with the Bathwater

     Shana’s other theatre work: Much Ado About Nothing (Intrepid Shakespeare’s), Faded Glory and Broken Glass (North Coast Repertory Theatre), Private Lives (Cygnet TheatreSan Diego Critic’s Circle Craig Noel Award), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Twelfth Night, Merry Wives of Windsor (Shakespeare Festival, Los Angeles), Indoor/Outdoor (The Colony Theatre), Macbeth, Fen, Wooden Breeks, Measure for Measure (Open Fist Theatre), Women Who Steal, A Christmas Carol, SudsWorking, Six Women with Brain Death (San Diego Repertory Theatre), Henry IV Parts 1 & 2, Love’s Labor’s Lost (Idaho Shakespeare Festival), Heidi Chronicles and Lips Together, Teeth Apart (Gaslamp Quarter Theatre), New, Shadowy WatersNo Time Like the Present (Sledgehammer Theatre).

    Kirsten deLohr HellandKirsten deLohr Helland (Siren) Lizard Boy

    Kirsten won a Gregory Award for Best Supporting Actress for her work in Lizard Boy at Seattle Repertory Theatre. She was recently named to the “Future List” by City Arts Magazine as an actor shaping the landscape of Seattle’s arts scene.

    Kirsten’s other theatre work: Maria in The Sound of Music, Rizzo in Grease, Jennifer in Paint Your Wagon (The 5th Avenue Theatre), Whatsername in American Idiot (ArtsWest) for which she recently received a Gregory Award Nomination for Best Supporting Actress; The 5th Avenue Theatre (Ado Annie in Oklahoma!, Jovie in Elf, Penny Pingleton in Hairspray in ConcertPirates of Penzance and Rent); Village Theatre (Eponine in Les Miserables, Amy in Trails, Hildegarde in The Tutor); Balagan Theatre (Kate Monster in Avenue Q – Gregory Award nomination, Ilse in Spring Awakening), ArtsWest (Dogfight)

    William A WilliamsWilliam A. Williams (Cary) Lizard Boy

    A California native, William is a musician/actor now based out of New York. He won a Gregory Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Cary in Lizard Boy at the Seattle Repertory Theatre. He is immensely proud of this show, to all who have been involved, and is excited to introduce San Diego to the Lizards! William received a B.F.A. in Acting from Cornish College of the Arts.

    William’s other theatre work: Of Mice and Men (Seattle Repertory Theatre), Balagan Theater (Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog), Village Theatre (Beauty and the Beast, Showboat, The Gypsy King), Seattle Shakespeare Company (Romeo and Juliet, Comedy of Errors), Contemporary Classics (…Spelling Bee, Zanna Don’t!), most recently took on the bass guitar for The Iceman Lab at Target Margin in NYC.

    Justin HuertasJustin Huertas (Trevor ) Lizard Boy

    Justin won Seattle Gregory Awards for New Play and Lead Actor in a Musical for the world premiere of Lizard Boy (Seattle Repertory Theatre, 2015). Justin is very grateful to Diversionary Theatre for granting him this incredible opportunity to bring his show to San Diego.

    Justin’s other theatre work: Seattle Repertory Theatre: Lizard BoySpeech & Debate. Seattle Shakespeare Company: Romeo & Juliet (original music), Much Ado About NothingTwelfth Night, The 5th Avenue Theatre: GreaseSecondhand Lions World Premiere, Village Theatre: In the Heights (Gregory Nomination, Supporting Actor in a Musical). Justin played cello for the Broadway National Tour of Spring Awakening. He also performs around Seattle in the folk-rock duo Hanschen & Ilse with frequent collaborator and best friend Kirsten deLohr Helland.

    Marci Ann WeubbenMarci Anne Wuebben (Lucinda) The Mystery of Love and Sex

    Marci debuts at Diversionary this season.

    Marci’s other theatre work: A Little Night Music (Cygnet Theatre), The Full Monty (San Diego Musical Theatre), I Hate Hamlet (The Broadway Theatre), I Do! I Do!, Annie Get Your Guns, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Moonlight Stage Productions), Anything Goes, The Sound Of Music, Footloose (Welk Resort Theatre / Moonlight Stage), A love Tonic (North Coast Repertory).

     

    Annie Hinton Headshot Annie Hinton (Anne) Well

     Annie’s previous Diversionary work: A Civil War Christmas.

     Annie’s other theatre work: The Hostage (The Old Globe), Our Town and Salvation Now (Seattle Repertory Theatre), The Clean House (San Diego Repertory Theatre), Book of Liz, Christmas Carol and Private Lives (Cygnet Theatre), The Importance of Being Earnest, Travesties and Man With A Load of Mischief (North Coast Repertory Theatre), Grey Gardens (Ion Theatre).

    Jacque wilkeJacque Wilke (Zoe) Ballast

     Jacque’s previous work at Diversionary: The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler, The Divine Sister, Next Fall, Anita Bryant Died for Your Sins, The New Century, Scrooge In Rouge

     Jacque’s other theatre work: Honky (San Diego Rep; Broadcast nationally on PBS), All My Sons (Intrepid Theatre), Stupid F*cking Bird (Cygnet).

  •  Designer Ally $750 —A Designer is the visionary behind the physical, lighting and aural world of the play. They collaborate with the director and other designers to form the overall concept for the production and create a brand new design for every Diversionary production. They must balance creativity with practicality as they negotiate the needs of the director, script, and budget. By becoming a Designer Ally, you unite with Diversionary to support high quality production values that transport the audience into the story being told.

    ron-loganRon Logan (Scenic Designer) Lizard Boy

    Ron’s previous work at Diversionary: A New Brain, Amazons and Their Men.

    Ron’s other theatre work: Sea of SoulsRyesSixGrove, (ion theatre – workshopped original works), Geeks! The Musical! (BLKBOX), Co-scenic Designer for Bug (ion).

    3Curtis Mueller (Lighting Designer) Lizard Boy

    Curtis’s previous work at Diversionary: Manhandled, Now or Later, A Civil War Christmas, Amazons and Their Men, Man Clan, A New Brain.

    matthew-lescault-woodMatthew Lescault-Wood (Sound Designer) Lizard Boy

    Matthew debuts at Diversionary this season.

    Mathew’s previous theatre work: Sweeney Todd, Cabaret, Little Shop of Horrors, A Behanding In Spokane, Man of La Mancha, Assassins, Company, Spring Awakening, Pageant, True West, Fool For Love, Sons of the Prophet, My Fair Lady, Hay Fever, The Vortex (Cygnet), Eurydice [2010 San Diego Critics Circle Nominee], Dead Man’s Cell Phone, Hickorydickory, ENRON, Eternally Bad (Moxie), Hamlet, Macbeth, I Hate Hamlet, Woody Guthrie’s American Song (Intrepid), The Break-Up/Break-Down, Deconstruction of A Drag Queen, Red Planet Respite (Circle Circle  dot dot), Seascape, Stage Kiss, Lord of The Flies, Big River (New Village Arts), Henry V [2014 San Diego Critics Circle Nominee] (New Fortune), MixTape [2015] (Lambs).

     Sean FanningSean Fanning (Set Designer) The Mystery of Love and Sex

    Sean’s previous work at Diversionary: The Boy Who Danced On Air, Birds of a Feather, Pippin, Harmony, Kansas.  

    Sean’s other theatre work: Full Gallop, the Globe for All tour of All’s Well That Ends Well, A Doll’s House, Kingdom, and Plaid Tidings (The Old Globe), My Manana Comes (Marin Theatre Company), The Oldest Boy, Everybody’s Talkin’: The Music of Harry Nilsson, Honky (Craig Noel Award nomination) In the Heights, and Walter Cronkite is Dead (San Diego Repertory Theatre), Hay Fever, The Vortex, Dogfight, The Whale, Sons of the Prophet, Pageant, Maple and Vine, The Importance of Being Earnest, Travesties, and Shakespeare’s R&J (Cygnet Theatre Company), South Pacific, Jane Austen’s Emma, and Little Shop of Horrors (Summer Repertory Theatre), The Improv at Harrah’s and Menopause the Musical (Harrah’s Las Vegas).

    2Elisa Benzoni (Costume Designer) The Mystery of Love and Sex

    Elisa debuts at Diversionary this season.

    Elisa’s other theatre work: The Who & The What, Our Town, Brahman, Tall Girls, Sam Bendrix at the Bon Soir (La Jolla Playhouse), Much Ado About Nothing, Measure for Measure (The Old Globe), Chagall, a Man Found Wanting (Malashock Dance), The Storm, A Man, His Wife, and His Hat, The Three Penny Opera, Everything Nice (UC San Diego Theater and Dance), Dido and Aeneas (Back Collegium San Diego).

    karinfilijanKarin Filijan (Lighting Designer) The Mystery of Love and Sex

    Karen’s previous work at Diversionary: Speech And Debate, Moscow, Breaking the Code, The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told.

    Blair - Patron Services

    Blair – Patron Services

    Blair Nelson (Sound Designer) The Mystery of Love and Sex

    Blair’s previous work at Diversionary: Now Or Later, A Civil War Christmas, Bright Half Life, A New Brain, The Divine Sister, When Last We Flew, Dooley, The New Century.

    Blair completed a Master of Fine Arts in Sound Design from the University of California, San Diego, Department of Theatre and Dance in 2012 and received a Bachelor of Music in Theory/Composition from Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota in 2007. His new music collaborations have been curated, composed, and performed at the University of California San Diego, Calit2, California State University San Marcos, Canvas Gallery San Diego, San Diego State University, SD Space 4 Art, and the Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater Los Angeles.

    2Bonnie Durben (Props Designer) The Mystery of Love and Sex

    Bonnie’s previous work at Diversionary: The Boy Who Danced On Air, Now Or Later, Baby With The Bathwater, She-Rantulas.

    Bonnie’s other theatre work: Next to NormalWhite Christmas, Sound of Music, Lion in WinterSpamalot, Mary Poppins, My Fair Lady, Catch Me If You Can, Tommy, South Pacific, Life Could Be A Dream (Moonlight Productions), Same Time Next Year, Plaid Tidings, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, Much Ado About Nothing (New Village Arts), The GraduateTwelfth NightThe Match Maker, Guys And Dolls, 39 Steps (Mira Costa College), Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing, I Hate Hamlet, Macbeth (Intrepid Theatre).

    Sean FanningSean Fanning (Set Designer) 2.5 Minute Ride & Well

    Sean’s previous work at Diversionary: The Boy Who Danced On Air, Birds of a Feather, Pippin, Harmony, Kansas.  

    Sean’s other theatre work: Full Gallop, the Globe for All tour of All’s Well That Ends Well, A Doll’s House, Kingdom, and Plaid Tidings (The Old Globe), My Manana Comes (Marin Theatre Company), The Oldest Boy, Everybody’s Talkin’: The Music of Harry Nilsson, Honky (Craig Noel Award nomination) In the Heights, and Walter Cronkite is Dead (San Diego Repertory Theatre), Hay Fever, The Vortex, Dogfight, The Whale, Sons of the Prophet, Pageant, Maple and Vine, The Importance of Being Earnest, Travesties, and Shakespeare’s R&J (Cygnet Theatre Company), South Pacific, Jane Austen’s Emma, and Little Shop of Horrors (Summer Repertory Theatre), The Improv at Harrah’s and Menopause the Musical (Harrah’s Las Vegas).

    4Kate Bishop (Costume Designer) 2.5 Minute Ride & Well

    Kate’s previous work at Diversionary: Amazons and Their Men, Baby With The Bathwater, Boys & Girls.

    Kate’s other theatre work: Eternally Bad and New Village Arts’ Lord of the FliesWait Until Dark and Plaid Tidings (Moxie Theatre), Prior to that, Kate lived in LA, where she was resident costume designer for Invertigo Dance Theatre (favorites include After It Happened, Give Me Wings) and Independent Shakespeare Company in Griffith Park (favorites include She Stoops To Conquer, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Much Ado About Nothing).

    4Curtis Mueller (Lighting Designer) 2.5 Minute Ride & Well

    Curtis’s previous work at Diversionary: Manhandled, Now or Later, A Civil War Christmas, Amazons and Their Men, Man Clan, A New Brain.

    4Melanie Chen (Sound Designer) 2.5 Minute Ride & Well

    Melanie’s previous work at Diversionary: Baby With The Bathwater, Boys and Girls.

    Melanie’s other theatre work: Plays by Young Writers Festival 2015 with Playwrights Project, Pericles, Prince of Tyre with the USD MFA Program, Summer Shakespeare Intensive 2014 (The Old Globe), A Streetcar Named Desire (University of San Diego), Uncle Vanya (Pomona College), Animals Out of Paper (East West Players),Dance of the Holy Ghosts (Ubuntu Theatre Company in Oakland), Freud’s Last SessionWord by Ira Gershwin, Romance/RomanceFaded GloryMandate MemoriesBecoming Cuba (North Coast Rep), PassionBugreasons to be prettyBengal Tiger at the Baghdad ZooGrey GardensBlastedAngels in AmericaBody AwarenessThe Lieutenant of InishmoreDr. Jekyll & Mr. HydeJack Goes Boating (ion theatre company), Crumbs from the Table of Joy (Moxie Theatre), As You Like ItThe TempestOne Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (New Village Arts).

    4Bonnie Durben (Props Designer) 2.5 Minute Ride & Well

    Bonnie’s previous work at Diversionary: The Boy Who Danced On Air, Now Or Later, Baby With The Bathwater, She-Rantulas.

    Bonnie’s other theatre work: Next to NormalWhite Christmas, Sound of Music, Lion in WinterSpamalot, Mary Poppins, My Fair Lady, Catch Me If You Can, Tommy, South Pacific, Life Could Be A Dream (Moonlight Productions), Same Time Next Year, Plaid Tidings, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, Much Ado About Nothing (New Village Arts), The GraduateTwelfth NightThe Match Maker, Guys And Dolls, 39 Steps (Mira Costa College), Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing, I Hate Hamlet, Macbeth (Intrepid Theatre).

    Ron Logan (Set Designer) Ballastron-logan

    Ron’s previous work at Diversionary: A New Brain, Amazons and Their Men.

    Ron’s other theatre work: Sea of SoulsRyesSixGrove, (ion theatre – workshopped original works), Geeks! The Musical! (BLKBOX), Co-scenic Designer for Bug (ion).

    1Elisa Benzoni (Costume Designer) Ballast

    Elisa debuts at Diversionary this season.

    Elisa’s other theatre work: The Who & The What, Our Town, Brahman, Tall Girls, Sam Bendrix at the Bon Soir (La Jolla Playhouse), Much Ado About Nothing, Measure for Measure (The Old Globe), Chagall, a Man Found Wanting (Malashock Dance), The Storm, A Man, His Wife, and His Hat, The Three Penny Opera, Everything Nice (UC San Diego Theater and Dance), Dido and Aeneas (Back Collegium San Diego).

    1Sherrice Mojgani (Lighting Designer) Ballast

    Sherrice’s previous work at Diversionary: Bright Half Life.

    Sherrice’s other theatre work: Art (Intrepid), God of Carnage (New Village Arts), Outside Mullinger, My Manana Comes, The Mountaintop, Clybourne Park, Honky, (San Diego Rep), and many others with Moxie Theatre.

    Blair - Patron Services

    Blair – Patron Services

    Blair Nelson (Sound Designer) Ballast

    Blair’s previous work at Diversionary: Now Or Later, A Civil War Christmas, Bright Half Life, A New Brain, The Divine Sister, When Last We Flew, Dooley, The New Century.

    Blair completed a Master of Fine Arts in Sound Design from the University of California, San Diego, Department of Theatre and Dance in 2012 and received a Bachelor of Music in Theory/Composition from Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota in 2007. His new music collaborations have been curated, composed, and performed at the University of California San Diego, Calit2, California State University San Marcos, Canvas Gallery San Diego, San Diego State University, SD Space 4 Art, and the Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater Los Angeles.

    1Bonnie Durben (Props Designer) Ballast

    Bonnie’s previous work at Diversionary: The Boy Who Danced On Air, Now Or Later, Baby With The Bathwater, She-Rantulas.

    Bonnie’s other theatre work: Next to NormalWhite Christmas, Sound of Music, Lion in WinterSpamalot, Mary Poppins, My Fair Lady, Catch Me If You Can, Tommy, South Pacific, Life Could Be A Dream (Moonlight Productions), Same Time Next Year, Plaid Tidings, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, Much Ado About Nothing (New Village Arts), The GraduateTwelfth NightThe Match Maker, Guys And Dolls, 39 Steps (Mira Costa College), Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing, I Hate Hamlet, Macbeth (Intrepid Theatre).

    1Tara Knight (Projection Designer) Ballast

    Tara’s previous work at Diversionary: Amazons and Their Men.

    Tara’s other theatre work: The premiere of Hollywood and Arthur Kopit’s A Dram of Drummhicit directed by Christopher Ashley at La Jolla Playhouse, Designing and co-conceiving the Emmy Award-winning The Floating World with Malashock Dance. Knight began her career working on the animated films of Faith and Emily Hubley, including the animated sequences in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Knight’s animated documentary series about Hatsune Miku, the singing, dancing, collaboratively-constructed hologram, have been screened at the Mori Art Museum, SXSW Interactive Festival, and on the Discovery Channel among others.  She currently is an advisor for the Voyager Record 2.0 project with NASA, teaches at UCSD in the Theatre and Dance department, and is the Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for the Division of Arts and Humanities at UCSD.