MEET THE TEAM
WRiter / Co-Director / Performer
Noga Yechieli Wind is a theater maker, director, actor, writer, drag king, and queer activist from Jerusalem. Her work focuses on merging queer activism and art, using primarily documented interviews as the source material. She previously wrote and directed Let’s Talk Sex Work: A Play which performed at the Los Angeles LGBT Center. Noga has worked and volunteered with multiple LGBT organizations abroad and in the U.S. She has her BFA in Acting from CalArts and lives in Los Angeles with her wonderful partner Alex. To learn more visit www.nogawind.com
Noga Yechieli Wind
Co-Director / Shadow Designer
Joshua Rivas is a Los Angeles based actor, drag queen and theatre maker. Joshua is a California Institute of the Arts alum and co-founder of Familia Elefante Productions with superstar designer Tanya Orellana. Joshua’s work emphasizes a re-examining of the way we see the communities around us. As a queer artist, Joshua is thrilled to collaborate with Noga Yechieli Wind in exploring the life and struggles of queer womyn and how the shadow can serve as another reflection of our identity. To learn more about their work visit: www.Joshuarivas.com
Grey Miller is a Los Angeles based stage manager who was born and raised in the Bay Area. They are currently finishing their final semester at the California Institute of the Arts, majoring in BFA Stage Management. Grey has spent the last four years at CalArts working on a wide variety of projects. These projects range from live events, such as CalArts DRAG BALL 2017-2019 and LA Shakespeare Center’s Simply Shakespeare 2015-2016, to straight plays, such as The Seagull and Jackie. Grey also manages to find the time to tour with the new work Red and Boiling to several exciting places, including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Grey is looking forward to the next chapter of their life after graduation with excitement and bated breath, ready to take on whatever that will bring for them.
Core member of the award winning ensemble Campo Santo for the past 10 years, Tanya has been a part of their intimate New Work Process, conceptualizing and designing sets alongside the writing process. Her design collaborations include SAPO, by Culture Clash at The Getty Villa, Casa de Los Spirits written and directed by Roger Guenveur Smith at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum, and The Mexico Premiere of Angels in America directed by Martín Acosta at Teatro Juan Ruiz de Alarcón in Mexico City, The Mathematics of Love written and directed by Cherrie Moraga at BRAVA theater, Spiritrials by Dahlak Brathwaite directed by Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Nogales: Storytellers in Cartel Country by Richard Montoya and performed at Borderlands theatre in Tucson, Arizona and The Magic Theatre in San Francisco. Tanya received her MFA in Scenic Design from California Institute of the Arts and is the 2016 recipient of the Princess Grace Fabergé Theatre Award.
Cameron Amelia is a Los Angeles based designer who has worked in film, theater, VR, and themed entertainment in addition to maintaining a studio practice. Their work in costume, leatherwork and drag has been featured in shoots with Parker Day, Corinne Loperfido's Next Level events, and is currently in the touring production of Red and Boiling. Their designs for sustainable microbial life-based theme parks were featured in the 2017 BioDesign Summit at MoMA in NYC. Currently, their photography focuses on queer identity and probes the boundaries between arousal and disgust.
Anna Grossman is West Coast based sound designer focused on interactive and immersive environments for Theatre, Film, and Experience Design. Her work tends to focus on challenging the ways we listen and conceive of our environment through sound. She's worked at the crossroads of VR, Art, and theatre as lead sound designer on"Terra Incognita: A VR Installation & Performance," and explored the idea of movement, dance, and communication as a musical interface as sound designer for "Solidus" and"Uncapturable" at CalArts. Outside of CalArts, her New York work includes the Drilling Company as well as the Tempest Ladies, and she's worked as an assistant sound designer on the west coast at The Geffen's production of "IronBound" as well as on "Shout Sister Shout" at the Pasadena Playhouse. Hear more at: www.annalibbiegrossman.com.
Rose Malone received an MFA in Lighting Design from CalArts. Some recent productions include For the Love of at CTG’s Kirk Douglas Theatre, Amos and Boris at South Coast Rep, An Undivided Heart at Echo Theatre, and With Love and a Major Organ at Boston Court. Additionally she has designed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and assisted with Deaf West Theatre’s production of Spring Awakening on Broadway.