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YANCEY DUNHAM (Lighting Designer)

In 2008, Yancey won "Best Light Design" from the San Fernando Valley Theatre League for Theatre West's critically acclaimed production: "A Very Brady Musical" by Lloyd Schwartz, Laurence & Hope Juber. Other TW light design credits include: Sherwood Schwartz's "Rockers", "Acting: The First Six Lessons", "The Life And Times of A. Einstein", "Socialization of Ruthie Shapiro", "The Price", "Gaslight", "Sally Spectre, the Musical", "Waiting in the Wings", "Betty Garrett Closet Songwriter", "Mornings at Seven", "Goodbye Louie, Hello" and "Nunsense". Yancey also designs Theatre West's annual "WestFest" original works production. At the Sacred Fools Theatre, he lit the critically acclaimed 2009 production: "Savin Up for Saturday Night!" and also designed "Tallgrass Gothic"at Sacred Fools in 2008. He designed "A Play about a Hankerchief" at the Santa Clarita Rep. Yancey has a Bachelors of Arts in Theatre, and received his illumination training from Washington State University. He is also a TW compaany actor. Yancey wants to thank his wife Kathy for her love and support.

CELINA YUN (Costume Designer)

Celina began her career as a make-up artist in 1995 and later pursued her passion of costume design. She has designed for stage, film and tv. Celina has worked as an fx-make-up artist, stylist and wardrobe designer and has won notable awards for achievements in make-up and costuming for Shimba Show and Walt Disney Korea.

MAARTEN CORNELIS (Creative and Lighting Consultant)

Maarten is very proud to be part of the birth of Dina Morrone’s new project Moose On The Loose. He has worked for many years with Dina and Stephen Rivkin. Maarten was the lighting designer and creative consultant on Dina's last production, The Italian In Me. He considers both Dina and Stephen to be part of his family in Los Angeles and is thrilled to be working with them again. Maarten Cornelis was born in Belgium and raised in a theater family. At the age of fourteen he directed his first play and has been directing ever since. Maarten soon moved to Los Angeles where he trained at The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, and worked for the Institute as Technical Director for 2 years. He also starred in several of their productions. Maarten currently works at the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles as the Technical Director of special events. He has designed the lighting for many noteworthy events at the Institute honoring guests such as Ennio Morricone, the LA Chamber Orchestra Concert, Bernardo Bertolucci, Pupi Avati, Dino De Laurentiis, Douglas Kirkland, Maria Callas, as well as designing the premiere party for Francis Ford Coppola’s new movie Tetro. In addition, he has had the privilege of showcasing works by Leonardo da Vinci by designing the showroom at the Institute. Recently, Maarten designed a 2-day event that included 40 shows at the Pasadena Civic Center for NAVIKA and designed the yearly fundraiser and awards ceremony for People and Parks at the Hollywood Bowl. For more information on Maarten, please visit:

JOHN GALLOGLY (Theatre West Executive Director)

Executive Director at Theatre West is Treasurer of the board of CA Arts Advocates and a founding board member of Arts for LA. At Theatre West he last directed "Goodbye, Louie…Hello!" and "Dancing at Lughnasa". Also as a director Gallogly won the BBC Scotland Best Production at the Edinburgh Fringe Fest. He has directed and/or produced original work by James Dickey, Ray Bradbury, Allan Manings, Doug Haverty and Steve Allen among others. As an actor he appeared in four original Broadway plays, and at the NY Shakespeare Festival, American Place Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club, Wooster Group, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, and National Tours and Regional Theaters. He worked on original musicals by Clark Gesner and Elizabeth Swados, and original plays by Steve Tesich, Lee Kalcheim and Jeff Wanshel as well as numerous television episodes. Productions Mr. Gallogly worked on have been nominated for five Tony Awards, and won numerous others, including Ovation, Valley Theatre League ADA, DramaLogue, Garland and BBC Scotland Awards. Mr. Gallogly is the 2005 winner of the Bob Mack Award, given by the Democratic Party of California to the Best Volunteer in the state. He had previously won for Volunteer of the Year for Region 12 in the state. This year he served as Controller for the United Democratic Headquarters in Pasadena, CA. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame, served on the MFA faculty at American Film Institute, and is married with 2 children.

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