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BELÉN MOYANO

TARA

Off-Broadway debut! Selected Regional: The Prince of Egypt (Yocheved), Tarzan (Kala), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Florika) at Tuacahn; In the Heights (u/s Daniela, Carla, & Camila) at Engeman Theater; Ghost (Mrs. Santiago) at Lake Dillon Theatre; The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Helena Landless/Janet Conover) and Little Shop of Horrors (Crystal) at Lyric Repertory Company; Unusual Tale (Elizabeth) at River & Rail Theatre; NYC Workshops: Ybor City at Punto Space, Turning Your Body Into a Compass at CultureHub, Silueta at Passage Theatre (NJ). Proud USU alum.

 
 
 
 
 

CHANCE BRAYMAN

NICK

Chance is stoked to be making his Off­Broadway debut with Assistants the Musical! He hails from San Diego and is a proud AMDA Alum. Most recently seen in NY as the Wolf in No Sympathy For the Wolf. Regional: Hair (Berkshire Theatre Group), Silueta (Passage Theatre)

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JAMIE DILLON GROSSMAN

LIZ

Off-Broadway debut! NY Credits: Alien Vs. Musical (The Hudson Guild Theatre, Tracy), The Great Brown Bear (NY Fringe Festival, Woman), SWAK (Identity Theatre Company, Princess), The Monster Who Ate My Peas (ArtsPower National Touring Theatre, Ralph). Regional Credits: Rocky Mountain Rep.- Rock of Ages (Regina), West Side Story (Anybodys), Titanic (Bellboy), The Little Mermaid (Princess) Arizona Rep. Theatre- The Full Monty (Georgie), Reckless (Pooty).

 
 
 
 
 

BEN DIAMOND

ISAAC

Ben is so excited to be making his New York theater debut now that he has just graduated college! Regional: Chicago (Hangar Theatre), The Muny (Spamalot, Shrek, Mary Poppins), The Crucible (Princeton Summer Theater).

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Bryan Blaskie  (Book, Music, & Lyrics, Producer) Bryan’s music has been performed in collaboration with organizations such as American Opera Projects, Stepping Stones Museum, and the 52nd Street Project. His musical Nothing to See Here (with Laurie Hochman) was a semi-finalist for the O’Neill’s National Musical Theatre Conference, and his opera Outside (with Seth Christenfeld) was recently presented at the Stonewall Inn. Music direction credits include Charlotte’s Web (TheatreWorksUSA), Alien vs. Musical, Boy From Oz (LA Drama Critics Circle Award, Stage Raw Award, Ovation Award nomination), 110 in the Shade (Ovation Award – Best Musical), Tonya Harding: the Musical, and Daisy & Jordan’s Sunday Brunch of Shame featuring Jordan Kai Burnett and Tony Award winner Daisy Eagan. Bryan is a graduate of Denison University and NYU Tisch’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program. @bryanblaskie

Bryan Blaskie (Book, Music, & Lyrics, Producer) Bryan’s music has been performed in collaboration with organizations such as American Opera Projects, Stepping Stones Museum, and the 52nd Street Project. His musical Nothing to See Here (with Laurie Hochman) was a semi-finalist for the O’Neill’s National Musical Theatre Conference, and his opera Outside (with Seth Christenfeld) was recently presented at the Stonewall Inn. Music direction credits include Charlotte’s Web (TheatreWorksUSA), Alien vs. Musical, Boy From Oz (LA Drama Critics Circle Award, Stage Raw Award, Ovation Award nomination), 110 in the Shade (Ovation Award – Best Musical), Tonya Harding: the Musical, and Daisy & Jordan’s Sunday Brunch of Shame featuring Jordan Kai Burnett and Tony Award winner Daisy Eagan. Bryan is a graduate of Denison University and NYU Tisch’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program. @bryanblaskie

Manny Hagopian  (Book, Music, & Lyrics, Producer) is making his Off-Broadway debut with Assistants. Manny is known for his writing in the award-winning AAA video games from Respawn Entertainment and EA: Titanfall, Titanfall 2, the hit Battle Royale Apex Legends, and the upcoming Star Wars game Jedi: Fallen Order. After forcing Bryan to help with his first musical back in 2013, the two have since worked together on five musicals including Tonya Harding: The Musical (E! Entertainment, New York Times). Manny has written musicals on his own such as Earhart: A Musical Flight (Hollywood Fringe, UCB, The Rockwell LA), but don’t tell Bryan because he might get upset. IG: @Agentmanny

Manny Hagopian (Book, Music, & Lyrics, Producer) is making his Off-Broadway debut with Assistants. Manny is known for his writing in the award-winning AAA video games from Respawn Entertainment and EA: Titanfall, Titanfall 2, the hit Battle Royale Apex Legends, and the upcoming Star Wars game Jedi: Fallen Order. After forcing Bryan to help with his first musical back in 2013, the two have since worked together on five musicals including Tonya Harding: The Musical (E! Entertainment, New York Times). Manny has written musicals on his own such as Earhart: A Musical Flight (Hollywood Fringe, UCB, The Rockwell LA), but don’t tell Bryan because he might get upset. IG: @Agentmanny

 
 
C. Ryanne Domingues  (Director) is excited to be returning to ASSISTANTS after directing its world premiere in 2015. She was a co-founder and the Producing Artistic Director of Philadelphia’s Simpatico Theatre from 2004-2010 and is the current Artistic Director of Passage Theatre in Trenton, NJ. She has worked at various theatres near both coasts, including Portland Stage Company, South Coast Repertory, California Shakespeare Theater, Utah Shakespeare Festival, InterAct Theatre, and the Wilma Theater. She is on the adjunct faculty of Rider University and a proud Board Member of Directors Gathering, a service organization that provides education and process-based opportunities for theatre directors. Next up, she is developing a new musical set to premiere at Passage in May 2021 and working with local artists and Tectonic Theater Project to develop a piece inspired by interviews with members of the Trenton community. MFA in Directing from the University of California, Irvine. www.passagetheatre.org

C. Ryanne Domingues (Director) is excited to be returning to ASSISTANTS after directing its world premiere in 2015. She was a co-founder and the Producing Artistic Director of Philadelphia’s Simpatico Theatre from 2004-2010 and is the current Artistic Director of Passage Theatre in Trenton, NJ. She has worked at various theatres near both coasts, including Portland Stage Company, South Coast Repertory, California Shakespeare Theater, Utah Shakespeare Festival, InterAct Theatre, and the Wilma Theater. She is on the adjunct faculty of Rider University and a proud Board Member of Directors Gathering, a service organization that provides education and process-based opportunities for theatre directors. Next up, she is developing a new musical set to premiere at Passage in May 2021 and working with local artists and Tectonic Theater Project to develop a piece inspired by interviews with members of the Trenton community. MFA in Directing from the University of California, Irvine. www.passagetheatre.org

Patrick Thompson  (Musical Director) is a writer, music director and accordion enthusiast. His original musical, NOBODY KNOWS (Book, Music & Lyrics), premiered at First Stage Children’s Theatre this past summer where he also premiered TROUBLE IN TENNISTOWN, a one act musical written in collaboration with the students. His musical PASSING BY (Book, Music & Lyrics) was featured in the Chicago and New York Musical Theatre Festivals in 2015. His 10-minute musical JACK & JILL that he wrote with the stage manager (Zack Childers) premiered at TNNY’s Soundbites 6.0 Festival this year. Current projects include A POSTCARD FROM CONEY ISLAND (with Cal Silberstein) and I’M FINE (AND OTHER LIES). He has a Master’s Degree from NYU in Musical Theatre Writing. @patricksonoftom

Patrick Thompson (Musical Director) is a writer, music director and accordion enthusiast. His original musical, NOBODY KNOWS (Book, Music & Lyrics), premiered at First Stage Children’s Theatre this past summer where he also premiered TROUBLE IN TENNISTOWN, a one act musical written in collaboration with the students. His musical PASSING BY (Book, Music & Lyrics) was featured in the Chicago and New York Musical Theatre Festivals in 2015. His 10-minute musical JACK & JILL that he wrote with the stage manager (Zack Childers) premiered at TNNY’s Soundbites 6.0 Festival this year. Current projects include A POSTCARD FROM CONEY ISLAND (with Cal Silberstein) and I’M FINE (AND OTHER LIES). He has a Master’s Degree from NYU in Musical Theatre Writing. @patricksonoftom