Production and Staff

Jennifer O’Kelly, Lighting and Scenic Designer (9th Season) 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.

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Marla NeelyStage Manager, 4th Season, holds a MFA in Stage Management from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and BFA in Dance Performance from UNCG.  She has stage managed for Atlanta Ballet, Charlotte Ballet, Ailey II, Carolyn Dorfman Dance and Caroline Calouche & Co.  Marla is currently VP-Special Events for Foundation for the Carolinas.  She enjoys spending time with her husband and two amazing daughters.

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Tricia Camacho, Costume Designer, 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.

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Brandon Cassiano, Marketing Director is a graduate of Appalachian State University, with a varied combination of arts and media experience. Whilst attending ASU, he performed in the AppState Opera Workshop for 3 1/2 years as a chorus member and took lessons on the side as a Baritone. Since graduating from ASU in 2016, he has worked in both professional broadcast radio, digital production, as well as the nonprofit world. He served as Digital Media Manger for Purple Heart Homes out of Statesville, and actively maintains his own podcast production workings as host of the "Casual Babble" podcast. He is excited to jump back into the world of the performing arts assist CC & Co. in expanding their local and digital presence. 

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