SLEEPING BEAUTY THE PANTO 2018 BIOS
Lucy Chambers is a San Francisco native, trained in improv & sketch at The Groundings in Hollywood, BA drama SF State, MA Spanish San José State. Featured roles include sketches on Jay Leno & Wanda Sykes shows.
Nina Hernandez is a San Francisco native who is thrilled to do her very first PantoSF show before she relocates to New York next year ! She has done past productions with Stars2000, DTC, CCSF and toured with Saringhimig Singers.
Elaine Jennings has performed with several Bay Area companies, including TheatreWorks and Berkeley Stage Company. Most recently, she appeared as Prin in Oedipus in Palm Springs & Alice B. Toklas in Gertrude Stein And A Companion with Theatre Rhinoceros.
Marco Lemus was raised in Hawaii. He is a triple threat playing dramatic, musical and dance roles. His favorite roles include Aldo Silvano in the world premiere adaptation of Tim Robbin’s Cradle Will Rock, Naomi Izuka’s Anonymous and originating. Prince Neville for PantoSF.
Rafael Musni acted commercially until 2014. He has since played principal roles in community musical productions of Chicago, Legally Blonde, Anything Goes, Company, & Wonderful Town. He played the title role in the Bertolt Brecht’s The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui and Mathers in Cradle Will Rock.
Jo’nnay Neal is from from Bayview, California, born and raised. She attended the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts high school for theater, graduated in 2015. Favorite shows include Hair The Musical and a theater adaptation of the Tim Robbins film Cradle Will Rock.
Gary Robinson is a Chicago native who has served 4 years in the U.S. Navy and is now slowly beginning an career. He’s starred in productions such “No More Monsters” playing the role of Raheem and the stage adaptation of Tim Robbins’ Cradle Will Rock as the Reverend Salvation.
WRITER DIRECTOR PRODUCER
Patricia Miller is theatre director, coach and playwright based in London and San Francisco. She works in many genres raging from classics to new play development, modern works. Her work has been seen all over the UK, Europe and California. Credits include Berkeley Rep, Magic Theatre, Shotgun, NCTC, UCD, UCR, Mountview Theatre School/London, Contact Theatre/Manchester and Edinburgh Festival premieres. New play commissions include Berkeley Rep School of Theatre and SF Fringe Festival. She has an MFA in Directing from UC Davis and is on faculty at Berkeley Rep and City College San Francisco. Visit her website pollinatorarts.org
COSTUME Deborah Sciales and Oliver Lowe are a San Francisco designer, entrepreneur and member of the Traveling Academy of Unnatural Sciences. Under the “DAS-OWL" banner, she became more and more intrigued with the celebratory reintegration of fashion from bygone eras.
Thanks to Ryan Smith, Lola Miller- Henline, Charlotte Mayang, Patrick Toebe, Nora Vitaliani and Brian Katz of Custom Made Theatre.
Stage Management Team Stephanie Niemann and Antonia Harold.