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Marleen Magnoni Alhadeff

Producer, Junkyard Dog Productions

MARLEEN MAGNONI ALHADEFF (Producer) is a Lead Producer of Broadway productions of Memphis (multiple awards including Best Musical), First Date and currently Come From Away (multiple awards including Best Musical) as well as off Broadway Production of Vanities. She and her husband were honored by NAMT for their efforts and commitment toward new works in 2018 and they remain committed to sustained efforts and passion towards new works.  Marleen attended  the University of Utah for a dance and ballet major followed by the University of Washington for an art & interior design major. She worked for over 30 years in the interior design field for both commercial and residential projects. In 2006 Marleen joined Junkyard Dog Productions as a partner. She is currently a member of The Broadway League, The National Alliance for Musical Theater, one of the Producing Partners of Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre since 2007 and on the Advisory Board of Seattle REP and Pacific Northwest Ballet.  In the past she has served on the board of MusiComedy, Cornish College of the Arts Players Club, Mothers Against Violence in America, Seattle Children’s Museum and Chair of the Foundation for Early Learning. Marleen continues to be active in advocating for gun safety, environmental issues, campaign finance reform, civil rights initiatives, and access to the arts.

Jane Bergere

Producer, Jane Bergere Productions

Jane Bergère is an Olivier award and multi-Tony Award winning producer. She began her career as an actress performing in television, regional theater and on Broadway. Jane was previously the Artistic Director of Connecticut’s Broadway Theatre in Darien, CT where she produced over 50 musicals to great acclaim from The New York Times and tri-state newspapers. Jane began her career as a producer on the critically acclaimed Broadway show, Metamorphoses. Off-Broadway credits include Blindness and The Exonerated. In addition to her work in New York, Jane has also produced shows in London, Australia, Canada, and Korea.

Harmony Harris

Director, Producer, Actor

Harmony Harris, Line Producer at New York Theatre Barn’s award-winning New Works Series, is a native of Tallahassee, FL. Her passion is to create more spaces for the black community to shine their light in the theatre industry. Harmony holds a BFA in Theatre Arts with a concentration in Musical Theatre from Howard University’s Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts.

Federico Hradek

Founder / Artistic Director, Fed’s Backyard Theater

Federico Hradek is a Junior in High School. Fed enjoys self producing, directing, choreographing his own shows such as “Ride The Cyclone” in his backyard theater, and “Beetlejuice: the Online Musical.” which now stands at over 400,000 views on YouTube! He looks forward to the phenomenal opportunity to assistant direct a brand new musical “WINNER” at the London Summer Music Theatre Academy this summer. No words can describe Fed’s gratitude to all of the people who made his dreams come true!

Stuart Ross

Director, Producer, Writer

Besides creating Forever Plaid, Stuart has directed (and or written) over 50 productions throughout the United States, Canada, and internationally.  He directed Forever Plaid at the West End’s Apollo Theatre and the film of Forever Plaid. He wrote Plaid Tidings for theatres in the United States after the tragedy of 9/11.  The Sound of Plaid (a glee club sequel to Forever Plaid) has been performed around the world including the Edinburgh Festival.

His other shows include: Radiant Baby – the Keith Haring Musical at New York’s Public Theatre); Enter Laughing the Musical (Drama Desk Nomination); and The Radio City Music Hall Easter Show.  His television work includes the sitcom “Frasier” and PBS’ “Great Performances”.

Stuart began his directing and writing journey when he attended the University of Manchester. He later went on to study at New York’s Circle In The Square. He currently resides in both New York and Los Angeles.