linda uzelac

Originally from New York, Linda has been resident Music Director for several production companies in New York and Connecticut for over 30 years. She has coordinated, accompanied, and orchestrated countless revues, cabarets, and major musical productions from community to off-Broadway. Now residing in Georgia, she is Music Director in residence of Dunwoody Stage Door Players, and she has directed and performed in such professional theaters as the Fox Theater of the Stars, Atlanta Lyric, Horizon Theatre, Actor's Express, Aurora, Callaway Gardens, and most recently New York's Carnegie Hall.

Linda has composed twelve original scores, all of which have been produced here and abroad. She has appeared as sole accompanist to dozens of renowned opera singers from Lincoln Center, and has been a solo concert performer as well. She has prepared and accompanied classical and contemporary soloists and choral groups from the Hartford Symphony to the Broadway stages. She has written the score for a film titled Valentine's Day, which was released in 2006. Linda also provides vocal coaching, audition preparation, and recording and notation services, as well as piano accompaniment.

Evan Guilford-Blake

In addition to the book and lyrics for Wilde, at Heart, Evan Guilford-Blake has written nearly 30 plays which have received more than 75 productions at theatres across the U.S., Canada and in England. His work ranges from classic farce to classical tragedy, for children and adults, and he has won 13 national and regional playwriting competitions including the Tennessee Williams Competition, the Utah Playfest and the Georgia Theatre Conference. Besides his plays, Evan's short fiction, journalism, poetry and children's materials have been published extensively in magazines and newspapers, and in the anthologies Monologues for Young Actors: Volume II and A Cup of Comfort for Teachers.

Evan created the workshop "Marketing Your Play without an Agent" which he has presented at many venues, and has also has taught playwriting, drama and public speaking on various levels. He works with Atlanta's Working Title Playwrights, and is a member of Chicago Dramatists' Advisory Board, the North Carolina Playwrights Alliance and the Dramatists Guild. Evan is married and lives in the Atlanta area with the wonderful Roxanna Guilford-Blake, a freelance writer and jewelry designer, and their two doves, Quill (a retired show bird) and Gabriella.

Donald Kraus

Don Kraus has written seven screenplays, two novels, radio dramas and comedies, two children's plays and ODYSSEY, a dynamic musical drama based on the last chapters of Homer's epic adventure. Don has been actor in films, stage, TV, and radio for more than 35 years and owned and operated Peaceful Warrior Productions at The Putnam Playhouse, where Linda Uzelac was Musical Director.

Don has appeared in film with Sir Anthony Hopkins, Matthew Broderick and other luminaries. Originally from New York City, Don now resides at the foot of the Rocky Mountains in Loveland, Colorado with his loving wife, Inge and a pair of dogs that keep them both young.

 

Daniel Shaw

Daniel Shaw, PhD, teaches philosophy and religious studies in Colorado Springs. He has directed and performed for the stage for over twenty years. He has written and performed several pieces for local church worship teams, has written a full length musical (with Linda Uzelac) on the life of King David called The House of David, and is currently working on a script about end of life decisions tentatively called Kevorkian in the Underworld.

Dan has travelled throughout the Middle East learning its languages and cultures. He has recently returned from a visit to Damascus, and is making plans to spend the second half of 2006 in Turkey.

 

Daniel Hilton

Daniel Hilton resides in Woodstock, Georgia and is heavily involved in all aspects of theatre. He has numerous directing credits, and his real passion is for creative and engaging children's theatre. As a composer, he has written full length musicals, chamber pieces, and works for solo violin, cello, viola, and voice.

He currently teaches piano and flute, and is also a full time father of two beautiful sons.

 

 

June J. McInerney

June McInerney is an accomplished playwright and lyricist, with six produced musicals and plays. She is also a poet and the author of Meditations for New Members, published in 1999 by Morehouse Publications, Adventures of Oreigh Ogglefont, Spinach Water, and Exodus Ending, published in 2011. June resides in Phoenixille, PA and is soon to retire as senior technical writer and information analyst for Siemens Medical Health Solutions.

Her book, Adventures of Oreigh Ogglefont, as well as her poetry collections, can be purchased on amazon.com at http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=June+J.+McInerney.