SARAH DOUDNA (choreographer/director, How to Ejaculate/ Vanya in How to Ejaculate) is an actor, ballet teacher and choreographer. She formerly danced professionally. She worked with Dicapo Opera and has assisted with productions with the new New York City Opera. She loves a good pun almost as much as a bad one, and writes a blog about life and ballet lessons called On the Way to the Barre. onthewaytothebarre.com
MAXIMILLIAN GILL (writer/Managing Director) has work that has been staged by a number of companies and festivals in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. He has been involved with two previous White Rabbit events (Things that Go Bump in the Night in 2014 and Scream Queens and Crazed Fiends in 2015) and is pleased to be involved with the current event.
MADDEY LEMMON (Stage Manager) is thrilled to be working with White Rabbit Productions. Most recently, she was the Board Op and Stage Manager for Planet Connections in the world premiere of the play Clover by Erik Ehn. She can often be found House Managing at the New Ohio Theatre in the West Village. In the past, she has also worked with Blessed Unrest as the Assistant Stage Manager for BODY: Anatomies of Being and was the Wardrobe Supervisor for The Coward: A Madcap Fairy Tale in last summer’s NY Fringe Festival.
SARA MINISQUERO (Director of Development) is a Theatre Studies grad from Emerson College. As an actress, she's found joy and fulfillment in a number of diverse roles, but is also equally satisfied behind the scenes, stage managing, producing, and getting her hands dirty with makeup, costumes and prop building. She's served as actor, dramaturg and fight captain for John Stillwaggon's Act-Out company for the past four years, and contributes frequently to Genesis Rep's M Center for the Arts. Most recently, Sara starred in two Genesis-produced shows premiering at John Chatterton's Midwinter Madness and Short Play Lab festivals, the latter of win won best play of the evening. Sara was first welcomed into the White Rabbit family, working on Things That Go Bump in the Night and Scream Queens and Crazed Fiends, where she served as Associate Producer, Make-Up f/x, and actor/host. And she has some film credits to boot -- working with Emerson College alums GRETH Productions, as an actor, voice over artist, and production assistant.
CHRISTOPHER WILLIAM PALMER (Music Director/composer) is a film/game composer who grew up in Plainville MA, and is now living in New York City. He studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston where he received a Bachelor's degree in Music for Film Scoring and minored in Video Game Scoring. Christopher is currently working with Cake Golem Productions as composer for their Basic Adventuring 101 project, and collaborating with game designer Roman Kalinovski on interactive media and game projects. Christopher took part in the Ludum Dare 33 Game Jam as composer and sound designer for Boom!Boom!Emoji, and is the musical director for Andrew Rothkin's White Rabbit Productions theatrical events. He is also the bandleader of pop/funk band Key Lime Pie.
PAOLO C. PEREZ (Pianist) is a freelance musician whose love for sex and booze is challenged only by his obsession for all things musical. New York credits include Music Direction for the world premieres of The Most Miserable Christmas Tree, and the audio theater adaptation of "Muppet Shop of Horrors", the New York premiere of Final Approach: The Story of Amelia Earhart, and keyboards for Doug Motel's This is the Story. When not playing piano or rocking out with families at The Rock and Roll Playhouse, he can be found practicing his work as a Reiki practitioner in private and group settings. For more information, please visit PaoloCPerez.com.
ANDREW ROTHKIN (Artistic Director, White Rabbit Productions/ director of Hosts/lyricist) is an actor, playwright, director and producer. Some playwriting/producing highlights include Bubby’s Shadow (Winner, Outstanding Production of a New Drama Play, MITF Awards, 2008), Meredith’s Ring (Winner, Outstanding Production of a Short Play, Planet Connections Festivity Awards, 2009), and Hamlet Bound & Unbound (Winner, Outstanding New Script for a Short Subject, MITF Awards, 2012). Andrew has several works in development. His next big project is directing Mark Alvarado beautiful play, Those Lurking Moments, going up at Manhattan Repertory Theatre on April 4 and 9. For more information on past credits and upcoming events, visit www.AndrewRothin.com.
JANELLE ZAPATA (Associate Producer) is an Actor, Director, Producer and Stage Manager. With a passion for theatre, she is the Associate Producer at White Rabbit Productions, as well as Co-Artistic Director of Step1 Theatre Project. She has performed in plays such as Attempts on Her Life by Martin Crimp, for which she won Outstanding Lead Actress at the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity in 2013. She hopes to continue to produce work that entertains and excites audiences, and is thankful for the opportunity to do that with White Rabbit Productions!