Who We Are Monica Bill Barnes + Company Designers
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Dana Boll(General Manager) is a theatre-maker and arts administrator. She started her career as Company Manager for ABT II, and has worked as a consultant to arts organizations for over 10 years, first with David Bury & Associates and now independently. Clients have included Merce Cunningham Dance Company, The Watermill Center, Art in General, AFS Intercultural Programs, Mark DeGarmo & Dancers, and The Clemente Soto Velez Center. As a theatre-maker, she develops movement-focused works and works as an actor. She is passionate about storytelling through dance and loves working with MBB&CO.

Royd Climenhaga (Development Director) iis a writer, professor and institutional development specialist currently working for Dunch Arts as a Senior Development Associate, providing lead grant writing and development consulting for a number of clients across artistic disciplines, and previously working with David Bury & Associates as Senior Associate, and serving many arts organizations as a freelance consultant. Royd currently teaches at Eugene Lang College/The New School University in the Theater and Integrated Arts programs, and has taught classes at Montclair State University and Hunter College, as well as holding full-time positions at Trinity University (TX) and Connecticut College. He has published two books on Pina Bausch and Tanztheater Wuppertal, and several essays on contemporary performance.

Tess James (Lighting Director) is a freelance Lighting Director and Designer. Throughout her career she has had the privilege of working with a wide range of amazing artists and companies including New York City Opera, BAM, New York City Center, Glimmerglass Opera, The American Repertory Theatre, Dallas Opera, Center Stage in Baltimore, The Public Theatre, Summer Scape at Bard College and Den Nye Opera in the Netherlands. She currently resides in Brooklyn.

Michelle Rose (Company Manager/ Production Assistant) is a dancer, filmmaker, administrator, and stage manager. Her production and administrative work has ranged from dance (ABT II), to Broadway theater (The Araca Group – Wicked, Rock of Ages), to television, and radio - one of her favorite experiences being This American Life Episode 528: The Radio Drama Episode, Live at the BAM Opera House. Rose has a BA from Mount Holyoke College, and a MA from NYU. She first saw MBB&CO perform live in 2011 and has loved them ever since.

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