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Creative Team

Austin McCormick


Austin created COMPANY XIV in 2006 wowing critics and audiences with a unique blend of circus, Baroque dance, ballet, opera, live music and lavish design. Recent credits include choreography for the Metropolitan Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, Canadian Opera Company, The Juilliard School, Guggenheim Works in Process, Carnegie Hall La Serenissima festival, Gotham Chamber Opera and the Kennedy Center, Houston Grand Opera and Opera Columbus. @austinmccormickxiv

Zane Pihlström


Zane Pihlström has been the resident costume and set designer with Company XIV for over ten years. His work with the company has garnered him Drama Desk and Innovative Theater Award Nominations. Outside the sparkling world of Company XIV, Zane has a substantial international career designing plays and operas with companies in Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Lithuania and China. Zane holds an MFA from the Yale School of Drama. more >>

Brian Tovar

Lighting Designer

Brian is an award winning and drama desk nominated designer. XIV: Nutcracker Rouge Theatrical: The Public Theater, Ars Nova, Page73 Playwrights Realm, Prospect Theater, Goodspeed, Signature, Denver Center, Barrington, Two River, Pioneer, among others. Live Event: Original Museum of ice Cream, and 29Rooms, Hall of Magic, Tyra Banks’ Modelland, among others. Brian is a frequent collaborator with the City of New York and has created and designed multiple art installations in NYC. more >>

Sarah Cimino

Makeup Designer

Sarah Cimino in a NYC based makeup artist and designer, and has been the makeup designer for Company XIV for over 13 years. Broadway Design credits: Moulin Rouge! The Musical (Broadway, National Tour), Caroline, or Change (Roundabout). Additional credits: The Juilliard School, Ars Nova, Park Avenue Armory, Santa Fe Opera, Lincoln Center Theatre, Gotham Chamber Opera, Princeton Opera Festival, NYU Grad Acting, Manhattan School of Music, National Black Theatre. Sarah is a member of Local #798. @sarahciminomakeup

Kenneth Griffin

Hair Design

Kenneth is the Assistant Makeup Supervisor for The Lion King (Broadway). Design credits include Enter Laughing, Christmas in Hell (Off-Broadway), Intimate Apparel (Regional). Education: BFA from The Boston Conservatory. @PerspectiveBeats

Kevin Heard


Kevin Heard has been designing sound and producing for theatre, circus, dance, drag, nightlife, and other live experiences for 15 years. In addition to 20+ Broadway & Off-Broadway credits, he has designed the sound for more than 100 productions across the globe, including many shows with Teatro ZinZanni. As a producer, Kevin has worked frequently with Jinkx Monsoon, BenDeLaCreme Presents and others, and recently produced his first film with The Jinkx and DeLa Holiday Special – available on Hulu. more >>

Todd Robbins


Matthew Holtzclaw

Full Credits

Creator, Producer, Director & Cocktail Menu: Austin McCormick

Producer: Deborah McCormick

Assistant Producer: Josh Rowe

Production Stage Manager: Kristina Vnook

Box Office Manager: Alexander Katz

Costume & Scenic Design: Zane Philstrom

Makeup Design: Sarah Cimino

Magic Consultants: Todd Robbins & Matthew Holtzclaw

Hair Design: Kenneth Griffin

Costume Shop Manager: Jana Violante

Wardrobe Dayworker: Michael Gutierrez, Elena Cramer

Stitchers: Alexandra Betancourt, Allison Dyke, Michael Gutierrez, Danielle Dulchinos

Production Assistant: Jacob McKee, Helen Blash, C De la Cruz, Dzzydzzy

Lighting Design: Brian Tovar

Assistant Lighting Design/Programmer: Jon Ontiveros

Production Electrician: Eric Elz

Assistant Production Electrician: Duncan Davies

Sound Designer: Kevin Heard

Assistant Sound Engineer: Iris Zacarias

Production Audio: Brian Davis

Rigger: Benjamin Oyzon

Show Caller: Edward Rice

Assistant Stage Managers: Mel Hardy, Lenyn Hernandez

Maitre D’s: Jafet Márquez Lozada, Jean Delkhaste, Mikhail Graham, Miles Matis-Uzzo, Julia Dunlavey

Social Media: Scott Schneider, Lilin, Lexxe