production and staff
Jennifer enjoys regional work with inventive theatre and dance companies and has been the lighting designer for CC&Co. since 2008. Regional credits from classics to experimental include; Rooms and AESTUO-Dogma Engine, Clara’s Trip, A Goddess Tale, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Bus Stop, Dracula, Angels, Charlotte Dance Festival, Nutcracker, Mysterioso, A Christmas Carol and The Scarlett Pimpernel for NC Shakespeare Festival, Alban Elved Dance Co., Caroline Calouche & Co., Clarence Brown Theatre, Winston-Salem Festival Ballet, and Triad Stage. She also enjoys art direction and production design for film and television including Shuffleton’s Barbershop, The Shunning, The Confession, Juwanna Mann, Having Our Say and Home of the Giants. Jennifer earned her MFA at UNCSA and operates Muse Scenic Studio in Winston-Salm, NC.
Lighting and Scenic Designer (12th Season)
Production and Stage Manager
Valerie Wheeler has served as a Production Stage Manager at opera companies and festivals across the US, including New York City Opera, Portland Opera, Opera Carolina, Toledo Opera, Opera Grand Rapids, Wichita Grand Opera, Wolf Trap Opera Company, Opera Cleveland, University of Southern California/Thornton Opera, Opera Santa Barbara and Chautauqua Opera. With over 25 years of experience in the field, among her additional roles and credits, she served as Production Manager for the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival from 2010-2017.
Tricia is the owner and head draper for The Patterned Seamstress, a costume build shop. Previously located in Las Vegas, Nevada, she now services clients from Nevada/California and the East Coast out of North Carolina. Tricia has built her business over the last six years with fifteen years professional wardrobe and costume experience. She spent eleven years in Las Vegas working on large productions such as “Jersey Boys”, “The Lion King” and “LeReve”. Proceeding Las Vegas, she spent two years on the national tour of “The Full Monty”. She specializes in pattern making and difficult builds for acrobatic performers. Some of her clients include “Blue Man Group”, Spiegelworld, Wynn Las Vegas, and Cirque du Soleil. She holds herself to a very high standard in all that she does, which has helped build her reputation and continued success in the entertainment business.