Jennifer O’Kelly, Lighting and Scenic Designer (9th Season) enjoys regional work with inventive theatre and dance companies and has been the lighting designer for CC&Co. since 2008. Regional credits from classics to experimental include; Rooms and AESTUO-Dogma Engine, Clara’s Trip, A Goddess Tale, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Bus Stop, Dracula, Angels, Charlotte Dance Festival, Nutcracker, Mysterioso, A Christmas Carol and The Scarlett Pimpernel for NC Shakespeare Festival, Alban Elved Dance Co., Caroline Calouche & Co., Clarence Brown Theatre, Winston-Salem Festival Ballet, and Triad Stage. She also enjoys art direction and production design for film and television including Shuffleton’s Barbershop, The Shunning, The Confession, Juwanna Mann, Having Our Say and Home of the Giants. Jennifer earned her MFA at UNCSA and operates Muse Scenic Studio in Winston-Salm, NC.
Christy Edney Lancaster, Production Manager is a working designer and manager for all things art, performance, theatrical, and live events here in Charlotte for the past 13 years. She wears many theatrical hats in the industry but today’s hat is Production Manager. She is a graduate from Winthrop University with a Bachelor of Art degree in design and technical theatre. Not only is she a production manager but a sound designer, lighting designer, technical director, makeup artist, choreographer, and an occasional actor/ dancer. She is happy to join the Caroline Calouche & Co. team!
Marla Neely, Stage Manager, 4th Season, holds a MFA in Stage Management from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and BFA in Dance Performance from UNCG. She has stage managed for Atlanta Ballet, Charlotte Ballet, Ailey II, Carolyn Dorfman Dance and Caroline Calouche & Co. Marla is currently VP-Special Events for Foundation for the Carolinas. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two amazing daughters.
Tricia Camacho, Costume Designer, is the owner and head draper for The Patterned Seamstress, a costume build shop. Previously located in Las Vegas, Nevada, she now services clients from Nevada/California and the East Coast out of North Carolina. Tricia has built her business over the last six years with fifteen years professional wardrobe and costume experience. She spent eleven years in Las Vegas working on large productions such as “Jersey Boys”, “The Lion King” and “LeReve”. Proceeding Las Vegas, she spent two years on the national tour of “The Full Monty”. She specializes in pattern making and difficult builds for acrobatic performers. Some of her clients include “Blue Man Group”, Spiegelworld, Wynn Las Vegas, and Cirque du Soleil. She holds herself to a very high standard in all that she does, which has helped build her reputation and continued success in the entertainment business.