THEATRE

THEATRE

the twelve
Music by Jon Bauerfeld
Lyrics and Book by Casey Kendall

Directed by Ryan Cunningham 
August 2-24, 2019 //
Gilded Balloon Patterhoose,
Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Edinburgh, Scotland 
 
After a lifetime of battling addiction, Tess Butler is dead. Well, almost. Now, her fate lies with a jury of 12 people from her past. During her life Tess lied and broke her promises, but she was also courageous, compassionate and kind. The Twelve fight, plead and argue with each other until only one question remains: how many chances do we get? Co-commissioned by the American Music Theatre Project and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, critically acclaimed writing team Casey Kendall and Jonathan Bauerfeld return to the Fringe with this moving ensemble driven musical.
Legally Blonde
the musical
Music and Lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin 
Book by Heather Hach
Directed by Alexandra Spencer-Jones
August 1-24, 2019
Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Edinburgh, Scotland
Dumped by her boyfriend for not being 'serious' enough, Legally Blonde the Musical follows Delta Nu sorority sister Elle Woods to Harvard Law School where she shows her ex (and everybody else) that there's more to her than just a hair color. Spurred on by her self-belief, determination and an amazing manicure, Elle wins over her doubters and proves that a glass ceiling isn't a match for a woman on a mission!
GUNS OR GLITTER?:
A GENDER REVEAL PARTY
June 6 + 13, 2019 //
Tron Theatre, Glasgow, UK

Howdy ladies and gentleman, boys and girls. and friends from beyond the binary! My name is Imani and welcome to my gender reveal party! That's right - my gender reveal party. That's my own personal gender in that box. This original cabaret (with a new self-penned song) is an exploration of how I made some self-discoveries with the help of music, Mitski, and legendary figures. 

Guns or Glitter?
Guns or Glitter?
Guns or Glitter?
Guns or Glitter?
Guns or Glitter?
Guns or Glitter?
Guns or Glitter?
Guns or Glitter?
Guns or Glitter?
Desarrollo
By Juliany Taveras
Directed by Manny Rivera
 
July 27 - August 5, 2018 // 
Corkscrew Theater Festival
Paradise Factory Theater, New York, NY 

Nelly, Alaida, and Sol spent hot summer days daring, dancing, and documenting their way across boroughs, rivers, and storefronts. Ten years later, time has seemed to warp everything, from their once-indestructible friendship to the landscape of the streets they used to call home. Desarrollo is an unraveling—a discovery—of what happens to the people and the places we love when put under pressure; like film developing in the dark, their stories are ones of transformation, of capturing the moments that change us.

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Desarrollo
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Gallery

Above the Noise

Above the Noise an oratorio by Daphne Gampel directed by Ryan Dobrin left to right: Imani Russell, Rose Stoller, Molly Bogin photo by Nicole Boyd

Above the Noise

Above the Noise an oratorio by Daphne Gampel directed by Ryan Dobrin photo by Nicole Boyd

Above the Noise

Above the Noise an oratorio by Daphne Gampel directed by Ryan Dobrin left to right: Alex O'Shea, Rose Stoller, Kenyon Duncan, Daphne Gampel, Xander Browne, Cassie Willson photo by Nicole Boyd

Above the Noise

Above the Noise an oratorio by Daphne Gampel directed by Ryan Dobrin photo by Nicole Boyd

Above the Noise

Above the Noise an oratorio by Daphne Gampel directed by Ryan Dobrin photo by Nicole Boyd

Above the Noise

Above the Noise an oratorio by Daphne Gampel directed by Ryan Dobrin photo by Nicole Boyd

Above the Noise

Above the Noise an oratorio by Daphne Gampel directed by Ryan Dobrin photo by Nicole Boyd

Above the Noise (rehearsal)

Above the Noise (rehearsal) an oratorio by Daphne Gampel directed by Ryan Dobrin left to right: Rose Stoller, Alex O'Shea, Imani Russell photo by Nicole Boyd

Above the Noise (rehearsal)

Above the Noise (rehearsal) an oratorio by Daphne Gampel directed by Ryan Dobrin photo by Nicole Boyd

Above the Noise (rehearsal)

Above the Noise (rehearsal) an oratorio by Daphne Gampel directed by Ryan Dobrin photo by Nicole Boyd

Above the Noise (rehearsal)

Above the Noise (rehearsal) an oratorio by Daphne Gampel directed by Ryan Dobrin photo by Nicole Boyd

Big Love a play by Charles Mee Imani Russell as Nikos photo by Ricky Tyler

Big Love a play by Charles Mee Imani Russell as Nikos photo by Ricky Tyler

Big Love a play by Charles Mee left to right: Annabel Renshaw as Lydia, Imani Russell as Nikos photo by Ricky Tyler

Big Love a play by Charles Mee left to right: Imani Russell as Nikos, Emma Angen Rose as Oed, Fiona Agger as Constantine photo by Ricky Tyler

Big Love a play by Charles Mee left to right: Imani Russell as Nikos, Emma Angen Rose as Oed, Fiona Agger as Constantine photo by Ricky Tyler

The Spitfire Grill music and book by James Valcq lyrics and book by Fred Alley Imani Russell as Percy Talbott photo by Ella Baum

The Spitfire Grill music and book by James Valcq lyrics and book by Fred Alley left to right: Madeleine Briggs as Hannah Ferguson and Imani Russell as Percy Talbott photo by Ella Baum

The Spitfire Grill music and book by James Valcq lyrics and book by Fred Alley left to right: Madeleine Briggs as Hannah Ferguson and Imani Russell as Percy Talbott photo by Ella Baum

The Spitfire Grill music and book by James Valcq lyrics and book by Fred Alley Imani Russell as Percy Talbott photo by Ella Baum

The Spitfire Grill music and book by James Valcq lyrics and book by Fred Alley left to right: Imani Russell as Percy Talbott and Nic Penn as Sheriff Joe Sutter photo by Ella Baum

The Spitfire Grill music and book by James Valcq lyrics and book by Fred Alley left to right: Imani Russell as Percy Talbott and Rachel Altemose as Shelby Thorpe photo by Ella Baum

The Spitfire Grill music and book by James Valcq lyrics and book by Fred Alley left to right: Rachel Altemose as Shelby Thorpe and Imani Russell as Percy Talbott photo by Ella Baum

The Spitfire Grill music and book by James Valcq lyrics and book by Fred Alley Imani Russell as Percy Talbott photo by Ella Baum

The Spitfire Grill music and book by James Valcq lyrics and book by Fred Alley Imani Russell as Percy Talbott photo by Ella Baum

The Spitfire Grill music and book by James Valcq lyrics and book by Fred Alley Imani Russell as Percy Talbott photo by Ella Baum

Christmas at the Conservatoire a holiday show for the RCS and greater Glasgow communities! left to right: Vanessa Campbell, Nea Maria Alanko, Eloise Runnette, Imani Russell, Rachel Hunt photo by RCS

Christmas at the Conservatoire a holiday show for the RCS and greater Glasgow communities! RCS MA Musical Theatre students, Feature Soloist: Imani Russell BSL performance: Jamie Rea photo by RCS

Blood Play a play by Hannah Bos and Paul Thureen left to right: Joe Metcalf as Sam Fogelberg, Imani Russell as Gail Fogelberg photo by Ricky Tyler

Blood Play a play by Hannah Bos and Paul Thureen left to right: Joe Metcalf as Sam Fogelberg, Imani Russell as Gail Fogelberg photo by Ricky Tyler

Blood Play a play by Hannah Bos and Paul Thureen left to right: Isabel Furman as Bev Feinberg, Lukas Sarnow as Morty Feinberg, Joe Metcalf as Sam Fogelberg, Mariah Ghant as Jeep Matson, Imani Russell as Gail Fogelberg photo by Ricky Tyler

Or What You Will... Twelfth Night in Sound & Color: a devised piece by Woodshed Theater Ensemble left to right: Nora Louise Kaye as Olivia, Imani Russell as Maria photo by Angela Brown, Imani Russell

Or What You Will... Twelfth Night in Sound & Color: a devised piece by Woodshed Theater Ensemble left to right: Joe Metcalf as Toby, Imani Russell as Maria photo by Angela Brown, Imani Russell

Or What You Will... Twelfth Night in Sound & Color: a devised piece by Woodshed Theater Ensemble left to right: Asia Howard as Malvolio, Joe Metcalf as Toby, Imani Russell as Maria photo by Angela Brown, Imani Russell

Or What You Will... Twelfth Night in Sound & Color: a devised piece by Woodshed Theater Ensemble left to right: Imani Russell as Maria, Asia Howard as Malvolio, juliany taveras as Andrew, Joe Metcalf as Toby photo by Angela Brown, Imani Russell

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Above the Noise

Above the Noise an oratorio by Daphne Gampel directed by Ryan Dobrin left to right: Alex O'Shea, Rose Stoller, Kenyon Duncan, Daphne Gampel, Xander Browne, Cassie Willson photo by Nicole Boyd