The Creative Team
Mr. Quinn, a native Floridian, recently came back home to South Florida after living and working in NYC for 22 years. He continues to work remotely as the Artistic Director of White Plains Performing Arts Center, a 400-seat Equity regional theatre just 40 minutes north of NYC and is currently in his ninth season. This past June, he was honored to make his Broadway directing debut for the 73rd Annual Theatre World Awards at the Imperial Theatre. Previously he had been the Associate Director of the TWA’s for nine years.
Jeremy has acted in or directed well over 200 theatrical productions including Off & Off-Off Broadway, two National Tours and for several regional theatres. NYC directing credits include: Damaged, Daddy Was The Biggest Stagemother in Texas!, Saturday Night, Sylvia, True West, Chasing Innocence for the West Village Musical Theatre Festival and the Off-Broadway production of Lights & Music at the Davenport Theatre on 45th Street. Notable regional theatre directing credits have included: Les Misérables (NY Regional Premiere), The Color Purple (NY Regional Premiere), August: Osage County (NY Regional Premiere), Heathers (NY Regional Premiere), Spring Awakening (NY Regional Premiere), Sweeney Todd, The Rocky Horror Show, CATS, Lend Me a Tenor and Tarzan.
Film and TV appearances include River of Stone, Highs and Lows, Delivering Milo, La Florida, Celebrity, Cradle Will Rock, Pollock, Shaft, Dellaventura, Falcone, The Sopranos, Now and Again and a recurring role on ABC’s B.L. Stryker. He can also be heard as the voice of “Phink” in the SyFy Networks’s animated series, Mean Planet as well as several commercial and industrial voice-overs.
Mr. Quinn is a member of the prestigious Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab (2008), was an Associate Producer for Broadway for a New America, Founder and Producing Artistic Director of the Island City Theatre Project, Founder and President of The NY Actors’ Alliance and a member of the Board of Directors for the New York Youth Theatre. He has a BFA in Theatre Performance from the University of Miami and is Professional Program graduate of the NY Conservatory for Dramatic Arts.
This production of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW marks Jeremy’s third time directing the show and he is extremely grateful for the opportunity to ‘do the Time Warp again’. For more information, please visit: www.jeremyquinn.com.
Roger Blankenship has been in South Florida since 1999 and holds a Masters in Church Music in Piano. Coming from the Washington DC area he brought many years of experience in Music Education and Productions having worked in numerous churches, schools, and theaters.
For 3 years music opportunities took him to Germany and South America and into 46 of our 50 states. Since then the work has expanded in all areas. He has served as Organist/Choirmaster at St. Mary’s Anglican Church for 15 years where he has built an annual recital series of Classical Music.
Roger teaches privately through his own studio (RB Studios Inc.). For 8 years he worked as Adjunct instructor at Florida Atlantic University, where he was Music Director for many classics such as SOUTH PACIFIC, CAROUSEL and others, and creator of Musical Reviews of the music of Cole Porter and Irving Berlin.
Local theater companies such as Entr’acte Theatrix, Lake Worth Playhouse, Boca Raton Theater Guild, Wick and others from Ft. Lauderdale to Stuart have enlisted Roger’s services to play and/or direct numerous productions such as MAME, CABARET, INTO THE WOODS, and ROCKY HORROR just within this year.
Danny is thrilled to step into the heels of choreographer of The Rocky Horror Show for Entr’Acte Theatrix. He recently choreographed Saturday Night Fever at Stage Door Theatre in Coral Springs and is currently performing in I Will Survive with Kevin Black Productions here at PGA Arts Center in addition to choreographing Dreamgirls which opens November 3rd at Stage Door.
Danny lives in New York City where he is a dance teacher, fitness instructor and choreographer. He recently performed in Mary Poppins as the Park Keeper/Von Hussler/George Banks u/s at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre in Fort Myers. Favorite roles include (Emcee) Cabaret, (Pippin) Pippin, (Richie Cunningham) Happy Days, (Jamie) The Last Five Years, (Leaf Coneybear) The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, (Macavity) CATS, (Big Deal) West Side Story and (Greg Gardner) A Chorus Line.
Danny will be choreographing Nice Work If You Can Get It in March at Stage Door Theatre under the direction of Clayton Phillips. Danny would like to thank Kevin Black for being a great mentor and a great friend. www.dannydurr.com