Mark Zappone

partying – this is Les Sylphides?!

WHAT IS GOING ON HERE? It's New Year's Eve. A dinner party is about to begin. Signs aren't good. The hosts are scarcely on speaking terms. The first couple to arrive are already tipsy and get drunker as the evening [...]

2017-02-07T02:20:56-08:00December 31st, 2013|

costuming – Anastasia Armes

Anastasia with 6-year-old daughter Mila Anastasia Armes grew up in Russia in the middling size city of Saratov on the Volga River, the sort of place, she says, “mentioned in passing in Chekhov as the example of a [...]

2017-02-07T02:21:05-08:00May 1st, 2012|

illuminated – Michael Mazzola

Michael Mazzola lit all three premieres, by Olivier Wevers, of the Casting the First Rock in Twenty-Twelve program, as he has each Whim W’Him production to date. The lighting conception for the witty and playful Flower Festival is both deceptively [...]

2018-02-13T17:03:14-08:00February 4th, 2012|

designing – Mark Zappone

An adventuresome soul, Mark Zappone, creator of the costumes for Olivier Wever's new Flower Festival, has traveled the world over in pursuit of his craft. One opportunity leads to another, an interest in everything around him drives him on, and [...]

2018-02-13T09:49:53-08:00January 17th, 2012|