Lilli Wosk, Music Supervisor
Lilli Wosk has been working with Beacon singers since 2009 both music directing and developing the B'DAT Show choir. Lilli music directed Grease, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Guys & Dolls, The Who's Tommy, The Drowsy Chaperone and Spring Awakening before taking a hiatus to music direct the new national tour of Diane Paulus's acclaimed production of Hair. Lilli returned to Beacon for the 2013-2014 season of singing and the high school debut production of Passing Strange. Apart from making amazing sounds with these uber smart and talented youngsters, Lilli can be found MDing on shows throughout the city as well as coaching privately. She has worked at The Gallery Players, Astoria Performing Arts Center, New York Theatre Barn, and is an affiliate of the Larry Singer Studios in addition to teaching at the Berklee College of Music Summer Musical Theatre Intensive. www.LilliWoskMusic.com.
Bill Grady, tech mentorship & sound design
BILL GRADY (www.billgrady.net) has been associated with BDAT for 5 years, helping the students previously design and mix RENT, Spring Awakening, The Who's Tommy, Light At The Piazza and Passing Strange. He is currently Head Audio at the Gerald W Lynch Theatre, and works backstage on ONCE, both at The Jacobs Theatre on 45th street and on The National Tour. Bill has worked professionally in NYC for the past 14 years as a Sound Designer & Sound Engineer. A few companies he has worked for include Lincoln Center 3, MCC Theatre, The Long Wharf, and Theatre For A New Audience. He also is an accomplished Singer/Songwriter and is on the road when not in town working in the theatre. He is a proud member of IATSE Local One.
Alexandra Campos, Production Assistant
Alexandra Campos is a recent graduate of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and Beacon alumna. She returned to mentor students during the 2013-2014 season productions The Last Days of Judas Iscariot and Passing Strange. Additionally Alexandra co-founded Snap it. Taste it. Blog it. a travel and food blog, was personal assistant to spirit award winner Jacqueline Kim while working on the feature film Advantageous, PA'd on multiple film sets and was lucky enough to spend two months traveling through England. Alex is currently the social media and crowdfunding coordinator for Act Your Age, a film in development. She has also been cast in a new original play set to premier this September in New York City.
Krista Jansen, Choreographer
Krista Jansen is a dancer and choreographer born, raised and based in New York City. She first collaborated with Beacon students working with Doug Elkins and the cast of Spring Awakening. She returned to choreograph Passing Strange. She was an original cast member and Assistant Rehearsal director for the critically acclaimed “Doug Elkins & Friends’ Fraulein Maria”, and for seven years performed and toured with that production to the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, the American Dance Festival, the Paramount theatre, Dance Theatre Workshop, Martha’s Vineyard, and other venues around the United States and Canada. Her own choreography has been performed at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, The FAB! Festival, The DancenOw RAW festival, the Harkness Dance Festival and Dance Theater Workshop. She is also a teaching assistant to Ellen Robbins, whose modern dance classes for children ages 5-15 were Krista’s first experience in dance, choreography, and improvisation.
Dave Moodey, technical theatre consultant
David Moodey – Recent design work includes, The Gift of the Magi, for Hidden Valley Arts Institute, Carmel CA., Robert Ashley’s That Morning Thing at the Kitchen, NYC and the Philip Glass Arts Festival also in Carmel CA. David has been the principle lighting designer for Molissa Fenley for 20 years and for Robert Ashley for 10 years. He has collaborated with David Neumann on numerous projects and is currently involved with the Joffrey Ballet performance company and NYU’s Experimental Theater Wing. David worked full time back stage at Metropolitan Opera House for 30 years, received a masters degree in theater design at NYU and is member of both the Scenic Artist Union as well as Local One, the stagehands union. Dave Moodey has been collaborating with the Beacon School since 2006.
B'DAT Guest Artists