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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

Bryan Gonzalez

WIG Design


Julian Evans


Julian Evans brings the noise! Off-Broadway: Desperate Measures (New World Stages), Addressless (Rattlestick Playwrights), Enter Laughing (The York), Felix Starro (Ma-Yi), Tick, Tick…BOOM! (Keen Company), The Artificial Jungle (TBTB), I Like it Like That! (PRTT), Soulographie (La MaMa), Kurt Vonnegut’s Mother Night (59e59). Regional: The End of War (Virginia Rep), Oklahoma (Weston Playhouse). Cruise: Scarlet Night (Virgin Voyages). BA: Carnegie Mellon. more >>

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

Wig Design: Bryan Gonzalez

Costume Shop Manager: Jana Violante

Wardrobe Dayworker: Michael Gutierrez

Stitchers: Alexandra Betancourt, Allison Dyke, Michael Gutierrez, Willa Piro

Production Assistant: Jacob McKee

Lighting Design: Brian Tovar

Programmer: William Brown

Production Electrician: Eric Elz

Sound Designer: Julian Evans

Rigger: Benjamin Oyzon

Show Caller: Kristina Vnook, Kasey Blanco, Eitan Markowitz

Assistant Stage Managers: Kasey Blanco, Federica Borlenghi, Elena Cramer, C.J. Jimenez, Eitan Markowitz

Assistant Front of House Manager: Shana Merab Henry

Maitre D’s: Jafet Márquez Lozada, Alex Tobey, Marti Ragan, Jah Young

Social Media: Lilin, Lexxe, Scott Schneider