Gelfand trained & served as assistant director with internationally celebrated Carlo Magaletti on his “Wunder[bar]” in Munich, Germany, and Off-Broadway danseteatr “Let’s Speak Tango!” In San Francisco, Gelfand directed “No Exit” at Mojo Theater, “The Eighth Circle” & “The Audition From Hell” at the Playwrights' Center of SF. Off-off Broadway, she directed “Lovers and Other Liars,” “Threshold,” and “Exit Routes”, as well as creating and co-authoring “Girls who Walked on Glass”. Gelfand wrote and directed "Scotch and Madness," a cutting edge expressionist drama, which premiere at Alleyway Theatre in Buffalo. Since 2011, her performance showcase, SOMA Salon, has been featuring local San Francisco talent. Gelfand was invited by a Russian-Ukrainian theater to co-create, "My, The People”, a documentary play to promote dialogues on peace.
Barrett-Gibson comes to Red Productions and "Girls Who Walked on Glass" bringing a wealth of directing credits with her. Trained at the Stella Adler Acting Conservatory in New York, she went on to direct numerous contemporary and classical plays in New York City and in regional theaters, including "The Sutherby Triplets" at the NY International Fringe Festival, "Long Island Quartet" and "We Never Made it to Paris" at Double Down Productions, "Reading Between the Lies" at the Center for Performing Arts, Rhinebeck, and "The Tempest," "Lady Windermere’s Fan," "The Merry Wives of Windsor," and "The Cherry Orchard" at the Endangered Artist Sanctuary in New York.
Working with contributing authors Mollie Heckerling, Lucy A. Robbins, Rachel X. and Tatiana Gelfand, Gordon Farrell was honored to be asked by these women to help put their stories on the stage. Farrell holds an MFA in Playwriting from the Yale School of Drama. His play, "The Lifespan of a Fact," directed by Leigh Silverman, was produced by eight-time Tony winner Jeffrey Richards, co-authored with Jeremy Karegen and David Murrell, and starred Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones and Bobby Canavale. It made Variety's List of Ten Best Plays of 2018 as well as The New Times Critics' Pick and the Boston Globe's Critics' Pick, and is currently being performed across North America and in countries around the world.
Veteran Broadway designer, Ray Recht, joins the "Girls Who Walked on Glass" team bringing decades of design experience and a visionary approach to the show. On Broadway, Ray designed "The Flowering Peach," "Trick," "Slab Boys," and "The Babe," among others. He designed over 20 Off-Broadway productions, such as "Collected Stories," "Marc Salem’s Mind Games," "Mrs. Klein" as well as sets for the Drama Desk Awards Shows, numerous major national commercials, and Saturday Night Live comedy sketches. Trained at The Yale School of Drama under the legendary Ming Cho Lee, Ray is now a tenured Professor of Theatre Design at Marymount Manhattan College and a proud member of United Scenic Artists, Local 829, I.A.T.S.E.
Andrea joined the team for "Girls Who Walked on Glass" in 2019 during the early months of planning our New York City Production, traveling between three states to keep the project alive through its many COVID stops and starts. She was trained at the Disney College Program and took her first management assignments at Disney World Resort. She was a producer and production manager for Star Group at Cipriani in New York City for five years, and is also the event planner and coordinator at Sage Meadows Barn in Culver, Indiana, where her family and fiancé live.
LeSage is the cofounder of both CL Squared Productions and Golden Grand Piano in New York. An actor/model/director/producer, she has toured internationally in Shakespeare’s "Henry V" and has modeled for brands such as Cover Girl, Michael Kors and Venus, among others. Chelsea is known for her role as Julie in Amazon Prime’s "21st Century Demon Hunter," is co-directing the series "Predator," and is producing and playing the antagonist The Nameless in the upcoming horror feature "Bishop’s Cove." Having just played Lady Macbeth in "Macbeth" in the Stag and Lion production at Trinity Theatre in New York, LeSage comes aboard "Girls Who Walked on Glass" with her considerable acting and producing experience, all while taking on the lead role of Katrina.
Bringing his considerable legitimate theater experience to "Girls Who Walked on Glass," Lynch assists in producing the show as well as appearing in the pivotal role of Mike B, a burned out New York comic based on a beloved figure from the comedy scene in the late 1990's. Writer, director and star of the Amazon Prime film, "Green Point Tavern" and featured performer on Amazon's "Comics Watching Comics," Sean is a playwright, screenwriter, actor and director. He may be best known for headlining as a stand up comic in New York comedy clubs, and for his voice over work on the MTV shows, “Celebrity Deathmatch”, “Parental Approval” and “Spring Break.”