SOPHIA GRASSO -
is honored to be a part of her first MCS production. Sophia is also a Director, Writer, Actor, and Producer. She’s currently producing her first feature film while continuously thrusting herself into the grind of acting. She recently directed Hunt, a one act play, which premiered at The Secret Theater in Long Island City. She’s further blessed to be filming her second season of the web series The Lovebirds Project: Midtown Nomads. Sophia would like to thank MCS for being so welcoming and endlessly inspiring, and as always, thank you to those who have always believed in me. To find out more, please visit her website. // www.sophiagrasso.com.
SHELBY LOERA -
SCENIC & LIGHTING DESIGNER
is thrilled to create the Scenic and Lighting designs for Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead, with such a wonderful group of people. She is a freelance lighting designer and associate designer in the theater and event industry. SELECT THEATRE CREDITS: 2013-2018 Seasons at The MUNY (St. Louis), Your Alice (Ophelia Theatre Group), Wild Goose Dreams (The Public Studio), The View Upstairs (Lynn Redgrave Theater), Some Night (Ophelia Theatre Group), Anything Goes (Goodspeed), The Wildness (Ars Nova), Sex Tips…(tour), The Underclassman (The Duke). SELECT EVENT CREDITS: The Hall of Magic (Brooklyn), 2016 & 2017 New York State of the City Address, La Maison Remy Martin (Tour), The Museum of Ice Cream, Refinery29; 29Rooms (2015).
MADISON McGHEE -
COSTUME DESIGNER & FIGHT CHOREOGRAPHER
is no stranger to the New York City theatre and film scene. A graduate of the University of Kentucky Department of Theatre and Dance, most of Madison’s NYC credits come in the form of actor credits. This is Madison’s first professional soiree into Costuming, although it has always been a passion of hers. Madison is a certified Actor Combatant with the Society of American Fight Directors and is thrilled to be choreographing her second show in the city. Thank you to Kevin Martinez for the opportunity, Michael Bradshaw Flynn for allowing her a safe space to play and create, the SAFD for giving her the tools to kick some ass, James Soller for being her partner in choreography, crime, life and all things, and finally her brother, Beau McGhee, for being the inspiration and drive behind her love for all things Peanuts. She hopes you enjoy the show! @maddieleebuck
RICKY DeROSA -
Ricky is honored to be a part of this incredible production team. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Theatre from SUNY Oneonta and over his tenure at the Matthew Corozine Studio has acted, directed, and designed in many productions. Sound credits: The Shape of Things, Women of Manhattan, Cock, Miss Julie, Almost Maine.
CHELSEY HILL -
is an MCS alum and a life-long quirky doodler, professional illustrator, and creator of the Pigeonhole cartoon series. Miss Hill’s portfolio spans from fashion magazine commissions to corporate commercial work. Along with Tessa Faye Talent, Miss Hill is the host and creator of Doodle and Drink, a drawing class for artists of all skill sets. @Coffeehooker //
HANAKO RODRIGUEZ -
is honored to collaborate with Kevin Martinez for the first time on this new production of Dog Sees God. Her recent New York credits include: Two Headed Rep’s RENO & MOLL, softFocus’s The Workshop, Theater for the New City’s 6th, 7th & 8th Dream Up Festival, The Dirty Blonde’s How To Be Safe, The Superhero Clubhouse’s 7th Big Green Theater Festival, Ardea Arts’ BOUNCE the Basketball Opera, the world premiere of RIOT ANTIGONE at LaMama, Season 8 of The Fire This Time Festival, The Hot Box Girl’s Off-Broadway hit Knockers: A Burlesque Musical, and The Assembly’s premiere of I Will Look Forward to This Later.
SIDNEY JUNK -
recently stage managed The Chalice at The Stonewall Inn and The Workshop at Bank Street Theatre, both starring Tony-Nominee Austin Pendleton. She stage manages and runs lights for Chicago City Limits, New York’s longest running improv comedy show. Before moving to New York, she was the stage management and costume apprentice for multiple productions for Gloucester Stage Company’s 2015 apprenticeship program in Gloucester, MA. She has a BA in Theatre Arts from Winona State University in Minnesota and originally hails from Iowa.
KEVIN MARTINEZ -
DIGITAL MARKETING & WEB DESIGN
Prior to performing, Kevin gained experience in a wide-array of industries that helped prepare him for Producing, Marketing, Web Design and Advertising in New York, including: serving as the Media Relations Coordinator for Athletic Teams at Texas Tech, Indiana University and the University of Illinois (managed 11 different Big 12, Big 10 and NCAA Championships for Tennis, Golf, Wrestling, Gymnastics, and Basketball). In addition, he worked as a Communications Director for 2 Texas Congressman in DC, as well as served in Development for a DC based non-profit. More recently he served as the Social Media & Marketing Director for a Multi-Million dollar Data Management company based in NY. Now, Kevin supports his dream of the arts as a NY Real Estate Agent, working for Bohemia Realty Group (an uptown boutique firm) serving as a Trainer, running the firm’s social media training, and specializes in sales, commercial and rentals. In addition to his role as Producer, Kevin created and designed www.MCSDogSeesGod.com, planned and implemented the shows Social Media presence online, and was behind laying out all printed marketing materials for the show.