Donna is currently the artistic producer of Amas Musical Theatre, a non-profit performing arts organization in New York City devoted the creation, development and production of new musicals and to the training and encouragement of inner-city young people. Since 1994, Donna has produced the original musicals Broadway and the Bard, starring Len Cariou, Red Eye […]
Phoenix Theatre Company is the largest regional theater production company in the Valley with close to 500 performances on multiple stages. Phoenix Theatre Company entertains and inspires more than 100,000 theater and performing arts fans each year. The Phoenix Theatre Company was originally founded in 1920 as the Phoenix Players. It is the oldest art […]
Alexandra Jimenez is a native Arizonan artist and researcher. Jimenez combines hand illustrations with photography, printmaking and watercolors to create unique designs. Jimenez has a background as a scientist, which has helped influence her artistic focuses on the Sonoran Desert and Arizona’s changing landscape.
Jason Rose is one of the driving creative and motivational forces behind making ¡Americano! and the true story of an Arizona DREAMer a reality. Rose is the president of Rose + Moser + Allyn Public & Online Relations. Rose and his firm are recognized as one of the most creative and cutting-edge public relations and […]
Ken Davenport is a two-time Tony Award winning producer and writer. Davenport is the founder of Davenport Theatrical Enterprises (DTE). He has created and produced numerous shows the past 15 years. Davenport has produced more than a dozen Broadway shoes including the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Kinky Boots, the first Broadway revival of Godspell, Altar […]
Including 12 years at The New York Times. An immigrant from Brazil, Santos has reported in three languages (Spanish, Portuguese and English) on immigration, the U.S.-Mexico border, race relations, public policy and criminal justice, among other topics. Her first book “The Fire Line: The Story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots,” won the Western Writers of […]
Sergio Mejia has served as a choreographer and creative director for events around the world. He has been a choreographer for Christina Aguilera, Leann Rimes as well as for productions for the Walt Disney Company, MTV, Nickelodeon, the NCAA, Clear Channel and Universal Studios Japan. He has also been the choreographer for Disney Channel’s Spanish-language […]
Sergio Mendoza is a singer, guitarist and Latin music pioneer. Mendoza was born in the Arizona border town of Nogales. He is the founder of Orkesta Mendoza, a band in Tucson that melds Indie Rock with Latin music. Mendoza’s musical influences come from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border.
For over four decades, Jonathan Rosenberg was an educator and administrator involved with Special Needs children. In addition to having his Masters degree in Special Education and Doctorate in Psychology, Jonathan has been a radio personality, arts reporter and lead singer/songwriter in San Diego rock bands. His most recent musical, the critically acclaimed 33 1/3 […]
Michael Barnard is currently entering his 20th season as The Phoenix Theatre Company’s Producing Artistic Director. Barnard is also the head of The Phoenix Theatre Company’s New Works Incubator, which assists in the development of new plays and musicals. He is the co-author and director of ¡Americano! after recently directing West Side Story and Cookin’s […]