CREATIVE & PRODUCTION TEAM
MICHAEL SOTTILE (Music, Lyrics & Book/Co-Director) has collaborated on numerous Broadway and Off-Broadway productions including those with The Public Theatre, The Manhattan Theatre Club, The Shubert Organization, The Brooklyn Academy of Music, Theater For A New Audience and Lincoln Center. He wrote the underscore to the documentary film The Hating Pot, the score to the Off-Broadway hit The End of the World Party, and the score to the 25th Anniversary production of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song Trilogy. Original musicals include Oh, Well, Derin Brockovich, The Snowman in the Dunes, and the critically acclaimed Inappropriate, a musical which performed to sold-out audiences on both coasts. Currently, Michael is collaborating with two-time Grammy nominee, AnnMarie Milazzo on JOAN, a contemporary musical based on the classic tale of Joan of Arc, and with Clinton Leupp, aka Miss Coco Peru, on a new show, Ladies and Gentlemen, Miss Coco Peru!
RAY LEEPER (Choreographer/Co-Director) as a Choreographer and Creative Director, has established himself as one of the most respected artists in the dance industry today. His choreography credits include music videos and live performances for recording artists such as Cher, Elton John, Matthew Morrison, IL Divo, Nick Cannon, Jackie Evancho, Snoop Dogg, Jaimie-Lynn Sigler, Geri Haliwell, LMNT, Inaya Day, Ty Taylor, Madd West and Hockey. Television credits include: “Dancing with the Stars”, “So You Think You Can Dance” (seasons 8-11), “X Factor”, “America’s Got Talent” (seasons 10/11), “The Big Bang Theory”, Matthew Morrison’s PBS Special, “Where It All Began”, Simon Cowell’s “Red or Black”, “The Today Show”, “The Queen Latifah Show”, “All My Children” and “The Young and the Restless”. He has also choreographed commercials for Gagaville (Lady Gaga/Farmville), Pepsi, Sierra Mist, Comcast, Crystal Light, Levis and Comcast. World/Concert tours: IL Divo, Matthew Morrison “All That I Am” tour and NKOTBBSB tour, So You Think You Can Dance tours ’11-’13 (cont. Chor), and X Factor 2011 tour. Off-Broadway/NYC credits: Inappropriate (Dir/Chor), Nightlife, Common Grounds, NYMF (Best Choreography Award), Mental the Musical, “Fashion Rocks Broadway” at Studio 54, “Dancebreak”, “The Gypsy Project”, “Jump on Broadway”, Radio City Music Hall and The Box. Film credits include They Shoot Divas, Don’t They...?, The Island, Body Chemistry and Move. Additional live shows: Franco Dragone’s “One Love” and “India”, Simon Hammerstein’s “The Act” Las Vegas, and the Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards. He is also the recipient of the Gold Leo Award for Outstanding Choreography, presented to him at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC.
DANIEL BRODIE (Video and Projections Design)
JASON LYONS (Lighting Designer) Broadway: On The Town, Bronx Bombers, Let It Be, Bring It On, Rock of Ages (Vegas, Toronto, Australia, London and Nat. Tours), The Threepenny Opera, Barefoot In the Park, Good Vibrations. Recent: Heathers: The Musical (New World Stages), Hand to God (MCC), The Commons of Pensacola (MTC), Murder For Two, Venice (Public) jasonlyonsdesign.com
SHANE BALLARD (Costume Design) designed costumes for "Inappropriate", Off-Broadway in 2000 and again for the 2013 production. He designed "Madame Infamy", a musical that premiered at The New York City Musical Theater Festival in July 2014.
ELLEN ROUSSEAU (Scenic Design) is scenic designer and artist, fascinated by the ways in which special relationships inform context and story. Some of her design credits include Inappropriate: The Musical (Los Angeles), The Weight of Water (Provincetown/NYC), Tennessee Williams Songbook (Provincetown/NYC). www.houseofrousseau.com.
CARL LEVIN (Producer) is a Tony Award, Drama League Award and Outer Critics Circle Award nominated producer of the smash hit ROCK OF AGES, and for the past two years has served as the Business and Operations Manager of The Tony Awards. Additional projects include the current Broadway production of DISGRACED, the critically acclaimed musical comedy FAT CAMP, and the upcoming new Broadway musical NERDS.
SCOTT PRISAND (Producer). Broadway: Rock of Ages, Grace, Legally Blonde, Brooklyn, Bombay Dreams. Off-Broadway: Heathers: The Musical. Produced the Rock of Ages film starring Tom Cruise, as well as Sympathy for Delicious and Barry Munday.
JAMIE BENDELL (Producer) Partner and executive producer at Big Block Entertainment Group, a television, film, live entertainment and design production company based in New York and California. Broadway: A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder; The Performers. Off-Broadway: Heathers: The Musical. Regional: Arrabal, Heathers, Inappropriate: The Musical. Singer-songwriter, @Jamiebmusic.
ONE DAY is produced by Carl Levin, Jamie Bendell, Scott & Marnie Prisand, Bruce Bendell, Sheryl Regan, Tom Ross, Whistling Mario Productions, Scott Benson and Big Block Entertainment.
BRENNA BLOOM, a recent Graduate of USC, is a Los Angeles based actress and singer/songwriter. Credits include: Velma Kelly in Chicago, Ilse in Spring Awakening, and Rizzo in Grease.
CHASE O’DONNELL’s regional credits include Metamorphoses (Ensemble Theater Company), Meet Me in St. Louis (Cabrillo Music Theater) and Inappropriate (Odyssey Theater). Education: BFA in Acting from UC Santa Barbara.
MARCO RAMOS’ regional credits include A Charlie Brown Christmas (San Francisco Symphony), Chasing the Song (La Jolla Playhouse) and Inappropriate (Odyssey Theater). Education: B.A. in Theater from the Ray Bolger Musical Theater Program at UCLA.
HONEY RIBAR is an up-and-coming recording artist & NYU grad. She just finished writing/recording her debut EP and is ready to ascend the charts with her distinct Pop-Electronic sound. Honey has traveled around the country and has performed at venues such as Lincoln Center, Nassau Coliseum, and the Excel Energy Center. youtube.com/HoneyRibar
AARON SCHEFF makes his NY debut with the cast of One Day. His most recent credit include: Jake in the West Coast premiere of the The Burnt Part Boys and Cinderella's Prince in Into The Woods.
AUSTIN SCOTT’s West Coast regional credits include Choir Boy (Marin Theater co. and Geffen Playhouse) Car Wash: The Musical (Workshop/ Director Otis Sallid) and In The Heights (Best Actor nomination, 2014 Theater Bay Area Awards). Film credits: “Falling Skies” (TNT Promo), “Counting Stars Feat. Disney Villains” (Disney Interactive) and “Tattoo Nightmares” (SpikeTV). @Austinscott_
BENJAMIN SHUMAN is a developing actor/singer who graduated from AMDA: College & Conservatory of the Performing Arts in June 2013, and makes his New York debut with One Day. BenjaminShuman.com
NYSELI VEGA’s recent credits include Developmental Labs with famed Michael Greif and Jack Heifner. She is also a regular improv performer with Face Off Unlimited. Regional Theatre: Jesus Christ Superstar (with Ben Vereen), Panto's Sleeping Beauty, Panto's Cinderella.
CHARLOTTE MARY WEN, a San Diego native, grew up performing in regional theatre throughout her hometown. Fondest memories include seven years in How the Grinch Stole Christmas! at the Old Globe and, most recently, Inappropriate the Musical. Winner of LA’s Next Great Stage Star 2013. Proud graduate of USC. charlottemarywen.com/@charmarywen
ANDY SPENCER’s credits include the National Tours of: Legally Blonde, Shrek The Musical, Bring It On and the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.
ALIYA STUART – A recent UCLA grad, Aliya’s favorite credits include: RENT (Mimi), The Drowsy Chaperone (Janet), Young Frankenstein (Elizabeth) and Spring Awakening (Ilse). Aliya is also a singer-songwriter, find her music at facebook.com/AliyaRachelStuart.