Handbill: Cutting Room Floor

Cutting Room Floor official credits and artist biographies

Artistic Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patrick Mueller
Associate Directors. . . . . . . . . . . Nicholas Caputo, Bailey Harper, & Christine Woods

Performance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . James Brunt, Nicholas Caputo, Camille Delaney, Chelsea Frye, Bailey Harper, James Lopez, Patrick Mueller, Catlin Seavey

Rehearsal Director. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bailey Harper
Environment Design . . . . . . . . . .Christine Woods & Patrick Mueller
Video Design. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Daniel Sharkey
Costume Design. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Irene Joyce
Sound Design. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nicholas Caputo
Lighting Design. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patrick Mueller & Brett Maughn
Sourcing/Set Dressing. . . . . . . . . . . . Catlin Seavey
Flower Install/ Set Dressing. . . . . . .Lindsay Pierce

Stage Management. . . . . . . . . . . . Christine Woods
Asst. Stage Management. . . . . . . . . Leah Cardenas & Brandon Gonzales
Master Electrician. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brett Maughn
Food . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stargazer Chocolatiers
Beverage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Moon Magic

Patrick Mueller (Artistic Director/ Andy Sutherland) grew up in Lakewood and studied Dance and Performance Art at Pomona College (Claremont, CA). He performed with companies in New York, San Francisco, Germany, and Denmark and toured extensively across North America and Europe before returning to Colorado to found Control Group. Recently he originated a role in DCPA Off-Center's Sweet & Lucky, and choreographed Off-Center's immersive staging of The Wild Party. As Control Group's Artistic Director, he has guided concept development, creation, and independent production of over 20 works, ranging from dance-theatre to immersive performance to film. He now lives 3 blocks from his childhood home, with his extraordinary wife Kristine and their 5-year-old fireball Levi.

Nicholas Caputo (Associate Director/ Ernest MacDonald) is a musician and performance artist originally from Gainesville, Florida currently living as an artist in residence at Invisible City in Denver. This is his third work with Control Group, following last spring’s Aggregate Immateriality. After tiring of a full-time musician’s schedule, Nicholas sought to move beyond a proscenium and brought accordion performance and improvisation into whatever public places he could get away with. In his search for more vivid performance opportunities and opportunities to deliver sounds, he has found a home with Control Group productions.

Bailey Harper (Associate Director/ Jeanne Marie La Poubelle, Director) has been a dancer, teacher, performer, and collaborator in the professional realm for over ten years. She holds a BA in Dance and Kinesiology from the University of Alabama and has traveled across the United States, Europe, and Israel to dance and learn with many different companies and artists. Currently Bailey is an artist in residence at Invisible City and Marketing Director for Control Group Productions. All the while fulfilling her dream to bring dance out of the proscenium and into the room with you.

Christine Woods (Associate Director/Stage Manager) is a stage manager, director, and designer. She spent six years in Ohio freelancing and working as technical director for the Academy for the Performing Arts before returning to Denver in 2018. Favorite past projects include "The Midway" (production design/makeup effects, redBicycle Media), "Closure" (producer, redBicycle Media), The Flick (props, Dobama Theatre), and Death Metal 2017 (set decoration, Blast Furnace Media). She is co-founder of Roaring Third Productions, a Cleveland-based immersive company (Shadow of the Run Ch 1: Wanderlust 2019, At the Bottom, Hope 2017), and an associate designer of Digital Squirrel Studios.

James Brunt (Charles MacArdent) is an actor born and raised in Denver Colorado, who loves to create anything that will make his heart beat faster and blood boil up. He is also an educator in the arts teaching improv through the Black Actors Guild.His favourite shows have been Aggregate Immateriality with Control Group Productions, Nirvamlet with The Band of Toughs and Mosque with the Black Actors Guild. This is his second show acting with Control Group Productions. He wants to thank his family for always believing in his dreams and pushing him toward the arts. His friends for supporting his path in life and Kendall for showing me that anything is possible as long as I have my heart to do it.

Camille Delaney (La Luminaire) has been forcing people to watch her perform since age two, when at the end of self-produced, one-woman shows in her living room, she would demand that her family, "NOW CLAP!" She is very excited to work with Control Group, so she can force more people to not only watch her perform, but do so in the intimate settings that Cutting Room Floor provides.

Chelsea Frye (Margret Hachman,Stage Manager) is delighted to be making her debut with Control Group Productions! She recently appeared in Between Us (Blind Date) as Tailor with DCPA Off-Center. She played Hermes/Dionysus in Rausch with The Catamounts Theater and played Yoni Baker in Strong Face with the Athena Project’s 2018 Plays in Progress. In addition, she participated in the New Play Summit at the DCPA, reading stage directions for The Book of Will (2016) and Holy Laughter (2015). With the DCPAED, she has appeared as First Witch/Seyton in Macbeth, Flow Owens in Picnic, Marvalyn in Almost Maine and in various Master Projects. Chelsea is involved with the Improv community, performing in multiple shows along with teaching and coaching.

James Lopez (Richard Gaston) James Lopez is a professional magician and practitioner of the legerdemain who is very excited to perform for the first time with Control Group productions. James has traveled between New York and Denver performing with many circus and cabaret troupes providing his sleight of hand skills to parties, events, and stage shows. James is well known around town as a storyteller and the man who is willing to swallow 100 needles for fun.

Catlin Seavey (Polly Childs) grew up in Monterey California and earned a dual degree in theatre and dance performance from San Francisco State University. After her graduation she spent about 8years traveling,
living and working in Asia from Indonesia to Cambodia, China, Nepal, India and many places in between researching and creating contemporary theatre and eventually earning a teaching certificate in Yoga. Cat is delighted to have found Control Group and after wearing many different hats in Denver, this will be her return to the American Stage.

Posted in ALL POSTS.