Our Players in the Mix
Fred Rohan-Vargas, Founder and Executive, is the author of several full-lengths, one acts and children’s plays that have been produced throughout the country and abroad. He holds an MFA in dramatic writing from New York University. Two of his plays have been published by The Riant Theatre (Anything But Black) and JAC Publishing and Promotions (Crystal). He has received three nominations for his play Tide Beyond the Rift at the Midtown International Theatre Festival (2014) and has had his play Crystal produced in Bucharest, Romania the same year. As a producer, Fred has had a three-month run at the 13th Street Repertory Theatre of his children’s musical, Yaki Yim Bamboo the Musical in which received 4 stars from Show Score in 2016. His most recent production was the Off-Broadway musical Money Talks at the Ken Davenport Theatre as a co-producer in July 2017.
As a songwriter, Fred has received several Honorable Mentions across the country and is currently having his music played throughout Southeast Asia. He has served on the panels of Broadway Bound Theatre Festival 2017, the Queens Council on the Arts’ theatre/dance grants and the Daytime Emmy Awards. Fred is currently a board member of Ripple Effect Artists, Inc. and an active member of Vineyard Theatre, Off-Broadway Alliance, The Dramatists Guild and The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers(ASCAP) and Association of Independent Music Publishers.
Millicent Arrindell, Company Manager, grew up in Staten Island, New York where she had her first retail experience. She worked in her family business hardware store until she graduated from The City College of New York in Industrial Arts Education. After graduation, she held various managerial positions in the Human Resources /Personnel and the Materiel Management Departments for 17 years at a large municipal hospital. In these various positions, Millicent managed the Employment and Recruitment and the Wage and Salary Divisions and maintained the computerized inventory system for various supplies as well as assisted in creating a Materiel Management Newsletter. She has also managed and assisted various human resources events for the employees.
Millicent has experience working at a major bank in the Call Center. In this capacity, she worked as a customer service representative answering calls regarding customer’s accounts, which at times involved researching and problem solving. She later returned to the retail industry in customer service working for two major retailers.
Now, residing in Long Island, New York, Millicent enjoys going camping and cruising throughout the U.S. and Canada and volunteers her time at the American Legion. Millicent loves the theatre and working behind the scenes.
Anne Yerger, Creative Development Director, has been involved in the theater world through much of her career as a New York City educator. The Public Theater’s Playwrights in the Schools was piloted in her classroom, and this partnership continued through the life of the program. Later, Anne co-authored a grant to develop a performing arts mini-school on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The grant provided classes with regular access to an Obie Award-winning playwright and an accomplished choreographer. Among their experiences, her students performed at Theater for the New City and City Center.
Alexandra Muscaro, Resident Dramaturg, has been a dramaturg since 2016 in New York City. Creating theatre is her passion. Alexandra believes that an artist’s greatest responsibility is to tell stories, and she takes that responsibility very seriously. History proves that story telling has the power to change the world, and Alexandra views any role she has in that process as a gift.
In addition to being the proud Resident Dramaturg of MIU’s Script to Stage Program, Alexandra is the Playwriting Consultant for the New York New Works Theatre Festival and dramaturg of the 2018 winning play “A Pitch from Satchel Page. “ She also dramaturged the Marilyn Monroe tribute show “With Love, Marilyn” that has been nationally touring since 2017 in conjunction with a current New York City run at Club Bonafide till 2020.
Alexandra has worked with an array of different types of playwrights, all with their own unique styles. Other than musical theatre and straight plays, Alexandra has dramaturgical experience working in the opera world as well, serving as the dramaturgical assistant on the St. Petersburg Opera’s production of “The Magic Flute.”
Alexandra graduated from Marymount Manhattan College with a B.A. in Theatre Arts concentrating in Theatre History and Performance Texts and a Minor in Musical Theatre.
When she is not rehearsing, researching, or being a dramaturg, Alexandra can be found at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, specifically the Egyptian exhibit. Or you’ll find her at a crowded pub watching her beloved Tampa Bay Lighting!
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