Judges

Andrea Andresakis - Director/Producer/Writer

Andrea Andresakis is an experienced Stage Director/Choreographer/Teaching Artist. In her dynamic productions, which range from musical theatre to drama, opera and dance, she allows each medium to inform the others. Her wide range of creative and technical skills coalesce into truthful and imaginative stories. Adapting her approach to the specific and evolving needs of the production, Andrea is a patient, insightful and strong leader.

Chris Gillard - Musical Director/Composer/Songwriter

Award-winning Composer, Sound Designer and Vocalist, Christopher has been making and recording music and audio since the days of reel-to-reel and cassette. He earned a B.S. in Media Production from Florida State University and is an alum of the Recording, Radio, and Film Connection. Christopher has served as an Adjunct Instructor at the Institute of Audio Research in addition to running his Brooklyn based production facility, Sound Haus Audio. A formally trained vocalist, Christopher also plays guitar and Bass and owner and lover of Motorcycles

Cynthia Topps - Writer/Director

Cynthia has been working on Hip Hop High The Musical/Film/TV Show with Z-man Productions since 2008  She was the Dramaturgy for the 2010 Fringe Festival Production of Hip Hop High the Musical. She also produced  of  Brian Petti’s “Banshee” at the  2012 Fringe Festival. Cynthia  is a member of SAG/AFTRA and has appeared in film, television and professional theatrical productions. She has directed for High Schools, Colleges and Community Theater. She is a free lance theatrical reviewer for newspapers in the Hudson Valley Area.

Robert Monegan - Stage Director/Narrator

(Stage Manager/Narrator - Artist, Writer. Has produced theatrical presentations of his GLAM DIVAS comic art (www.GlamDivas.net) for stage, film, and gallery exhibitions, including public staged readings of his written works for various NYC venues. Currently completing shooting of his film short, THE EYES OF THE WORLD - a dark comedy about Hollywood's silent film era of the 1920s. Future projects include his play, DEFIANTLY FABULOUS - a gay/comedic twist (ala parody) on the classic 1958 Tony Curtis and Sidney Poitier film, "The Defiant Ones".

More Judges to be announced