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Kristen Brooks Sandler’s work is at the intersection of theater 

& concert dance, employing narrative in tandem with an avant-garde aesthetic. She believes strongly in art as the medium through which any topic can be uniquely explored and discussed. She is ecstatic to share Gilded with the world!


Previous work: TV/FILM: Shimmer and Shine (Nickelodeon), Sunny Day (Nickelodeon Jr), Sweatsgiving (International Film Channel), Cooking Thoughts of You, Adderal, Plumber, Do You Dance Ms. Parker? THEATER: Lysistrata Jones (Ophelia Theatre, NY), She Loves Me (Broadway in Bartlesville, Lachesism (Dixon Place), Dancing Around the Subject (NY Jazz Choreographer’s Festival), Come So Far (Elon University), Last Call (Leg Up On Life), How to Succeed ...  (Mendham Theater), Jesus Christ Superstar (Associate, Signature Theater, Helen Hayes Nomination). IG: KristenBrooks19 //



Associate Director/Choreographer

Guy Mannick is a New York based actor and dancer, and so humbled at the opportunity to make challenging, new art with such incredible people. Credits: Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (nat’l tour), Sweet Charity (nat’l tour), CATS, A Chorus Line, Crazy For You, Singin’ in the Rain, and others. 

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Megan Quarles

Costume Designer

Megan Quarles is a costume designer and Georgia peach now based in Brooklyn, NY. Her work spans multiple genres and costume roles, including building costumes for international dance tours and Broadway, designing costumes for Circus Juventas, wardrobe supervising dance and circus productions, and tailoring costumes for live performance and film. Her recent credits include assisting Christine Crook on Weightless at BRIC Arts Center, wardrobe supervising Your Alice at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and wardrobe on the 2019 revival of All My Sons at the American Airlines Theater. She has had the pleasure of collaborating with creative minds like Constance Hoffman, Elkhanah Pultizer, Julie Taymor, Jane Greenwood, Nicole Von Arx, Billie Aken Tyers, and Christine Crook. She is an advocate for sustainability in costume design, environmental awareness, and strives to design and make costumes responsibly without creating waste. She is thrilled to be working with Kristen and PinkHouse Productions again!


Scenic Designer

Shelby is a freelance lighting designer and associate designer in the theater and event industry. SELECT THEATRE CREDITS: 2013-2018 Seasons at The MUNY (St. Louis), Your Alice (Ophelia Theatre Group), Wild Goose Dreams (The Public Studio), The View Upstairs (Lynn Redgrave Theater), Some Night (Ophelia Theatre Group), Anything Goes (Goodspeed), The Wildness (Ars Nova), Sex Tips…(tour), The Underclassman (The Duke). SELECT EVENT CREDITS: The Hall of Magic (Brooklyn), 2016 & 2017 New York State of the City Address, La Maison Remy Martin (Tour), The Museum of Ice Cream, Refinery29; 29Rooms (2015).

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Executive Producer

Pinkhouse Productions

Lawryn LaCroix is a New York City based producer. Lawryn has worked with Tribeca Film Festival, Rooftop Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Hampton Film Festival and DocNYC. Lawryn's theatrical credits include BAM, LaMaMa Experimental Theatre Club & internationally at the Arcola Theatre. 

Since its incorporation in 2017, Pinkhouse has cultivated film, theatrical, and artistic pieces across the globe.  Lawryn LaCroix's impetuous for founding Pinkhouse was the playYour Alice - a unique and beautiful piece of theater that needed help achieving its goals. Your Alice has since been seen Off-Broadway at BAM, in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and Off West End at the Arcola Theater. 

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Associate Producer

Pinkhouse Productions

Kaylyn Buckley is a theatre professional with experience in directing, stage management, company management, production management, and arts research. She has worked at multiple prominent regional theatres across the country, including La Jolla Playhouse, Seattle Repertory Theatre, and Dallas Theatre Center. Recently, she assisted Tony-nominee Douglas Carter Beane in his staged readings of Hood and The Closet in New York and assistant directed his new musical Hood at Dallas Theater Center. She’s served as part of the national Public Works team as Volunteer Coordinator of Public Works Dallas and as the Assistant Researcher to notable cultural anthropologist Shirley Brice Heath with Public Works Seattle. She is currently on the board of Ophelia Theatre Group and Associate Producer of Pink House Productions, LLC


The Original Production Team

Lauren Bambino, Joyah Love Spangler, Jesse Kramer, Guy Mannick, Matt Summers, Andrew Keeler

for all your time, dedication and support.


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