Stage manager – Kristin Orlando is happy to be joining the Clothesline Muse team. She is the currently the production stage manager at Carolina Ballet in Raleigh, NC.
Dramaturge – Kimmika Williams-Witherspoon, PhD (Cultural Anthropology), M.A. (Anthropology), MFA (Theater), Graduate Certificate) Women’s Studies, B.A. (Journalism); is an Associate Professor of Urban Theater and Community Engagement in the Theater Department at Temple University.
Lighting Designer – Ross Kolman (Lighting Designer) has designed lighting for a number of artists, choreographers, and companies including Ellen Hemphill, Lynne Taylor-Corbett, Christopher Wheeldon, Richard Tanner, Damian Woetzel, Robert Weiss, Tyler Walters, Mark Dendy, Liz Lerman, Amanda Miller, Clay Taliaferro, the National Opera, The North Carolina Dance Theater, The Pennsylvania Ballet, The North Carolina Opera, Ballet Hawaii, and Play Makers Rep. Mr. Kolman was the Resident Lighting Designer for The Duke University Institute of the Arts, Ann Carlson, and Marlies Yearby’s Movin’ Spirits Dance Theater. In addition Ross has worked as Production Manager for the American Dance Festival, Carolina Ballet, and for Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble Creative Exchanges Program. Mr. Kolman has also worked on the faculty of the Theater Studies Department at Duke University. He is a founding member of Carolina Ballet where he is currently the Resident Lighting Designer. For Carolina Ballet he has designed Romeo & Juliet, Messiah, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Firebird, The Kreutzer Sonata, Carmen, The Tales of Hans Christian Anderson, Coppelia, Stravinsky’s Clowns, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Monet, Don Quixote, and Dracula among many others. Mr. Kolman lives and works in Chapel Hill North Carolina.
3D Modeling – Dwayne Martin grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina spending his childhood building K’Nex models, playing with toys, drawing, watching cartoons, and playing video games. In 7th Grade after watching DragonBall-Z he was inspired to start creating his own tv show. This led his interest into visual arts where he began fine art drawing with the Art Instructions School and later graduated with a BFA in Computer Animation from The Savannah College of Art and Design.
He then worked as a Freelance 3D Artist while managing a movie theater for three years before enrolling into Graduate school at the College of Design, North Carolina State University and graduating with a Masters in Art + Design in December of 2014. He currently continues freelancing while working towards a career in the movie industry. In his spare time he enjoys creating short films and has had work in different galleries and film festivals nationwide.
Videographer – Jaad Asante is a documentarian with a passion for people and their passions. She is currently an MFA candidate studying at Temple University’s Film and Media Arts program. When she isn’t filming documentaries or investigating formal trends in the contemporary documentary landscape, she enjoys working alongside exceptional storytellers. She is a great believer of the classic adage “teamwork makes the dream work”.
“Amber Alina” Martin, North Carolina native is currently studying to complete a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Design at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). Amber attended Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School in Raleigh,NC. In high school Amber was very active in the Arts. In 2012, Amber received her certification in lighting and sound. She was the president of the International Thespian Society (ITS) troupe and was awarded the most valuable Thespian award in 2013. At UNCG, Amber is contributing faithfully to the program by working on wardrobe crews and crafting costumes. Amber joined the Blue Dynasty Dance Team at UNCG and eventually became the uniform coordinator for the team. Through her dance team, she foundered a flag team, where she creates routines for parades and pep rallies.
In her spare time, Amber likes to travel outside of the U.S. but loves shopping in New York. She spends time listening, reading and singing all genres of music. Amber also enjoys spending time with her grandparents in search of wisdom and guidance. She has a unique patience for kids and participates in community outreach opportunities to help kids in her community. Amber’s philosophy on life is “never allow anyone or anything to bring you out of character”. Her favorite color green, truly reflects who she is. Amber believes the color green symbolizes energy, growth and ambition.
Camille Gamble – Intern
Sophiann Moore – Intern