Jane Cox(Lighting Designer) has designed with Monica for more than a decade, and her collaboration with the company is central to her creative life. Jane’s other projects for the 2012-2013 season include designing Lucia Di Lammermoor at Sydney Opera House, Picnic on Broadway, Passion at CSC, and The Whale and Flick at Playwrights Horizons. New York theater includes Broadway and designs for MTC, Roundabout, Public Theatre, B.A.M., Playwrights Horizons, Second Stage, Signature Theatre. Jane also has a long-term collaboration with choreographer Doug Varone, with whom she was awarded a Bessie, and has been teaching theater design at Princeton University since 2007.
Kelly Hanson (Set/Costume Designer) is a New York based designer and director/creator of new performance works. She has collaborated with Monica Bill Barnes on dozens of shows over the past decade. Additional scenic design credits include Bill Irwin’s The Happiness Lecture at Philadelphia Theatre Company, John Clancy’s Fatboy in NYC and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Fringe First Award), Flags (Off-Broadway) and King Stag at Seattle Rep. Kelly currently spends her days art directing at NBC for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon . She is also Co-Artistic Director of Human Company, which is devoted to the creation of new physical theatre works. With Human Company, she has developed and directed Orpheus and Eurydice (2007), Is It True What They Say About Dixie? (2009) and Against the Dying of the Light (2010). www.humancompany.org
Mary Ellen Stebbins (Production Stage Manager/Lighting Director) Recent Lighting Design Credits NYC: Be Careful of Words (HelikonRep), Convergence, That Time, Hold Music/, (Sightline Theatre), Good (BCAP), Boston: The Kite Runner/ (New Repertory Theatre), Chicago: Greg Moss's The Argument/ (Interrobang Theatre). 2011 USITT Barbizon Lighting Design Award, 2009 Hangar Theatre Lab Company Design Fellow. M.F.A, Boston University, A.B., Harvard College. Mary Ellen lives in New York City. www.maryellenstebbinsdesign.com