2016 House Programs La Belle et La Bête - Page 11

DOUG WITNEY Production Manager Doug is Production Manager and Lighting Supervisor for the Philip Glass Ensemble and other Pomegranate Arts projects. Past positions include originating Production Director/Resident Lighting Designer for the International Festival of Arts & Ideas in New Haven, Connecticut; Production Director for Lorin Maazel’s Castleton Festival in Virginia; Production Director for Universal Musical Society in Ann Arbor, Michigan; Production Manager/Resident Lighting Designer for the SUNY Purchase Performing Arts Center in New York; and Technical Coordinator/Resident Lighting Designer at Brooklyn Academy of Music. He has designed lighting and provided various technical and tour assistance, as well as class and seminar work, for Missouri Repertory Theatre (now Kansas City Rep), Virginia Stage Company, and Dartmouth College. Doug has also coordinated production on industrial events for MasterCard, Philip Morris, Coca-Cola, American Express, Pfizer, and IBM. JIM WOODARD Company Manager Jim has been coordinating the touring logistics for Philip Glass and his ensemble since 1999. Prior to working with the Ensemble, Jim has served as a Company Manager for American regional theatres such as La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego, the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, and the Alaska Repertory Theatre in Anchorage. For most of the 90s Jim owned and operated a theatre in Branson, Missouri before coming to work for Philip Glass’ producer, Pomegranate Arts. Starting in 2011, Jim is very proud to serve as General Manager of Philip Glass’ new Arts Festival in Big Sur, California, The Days And Nights Festival.