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Rob is the winner of the Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Direction for “The Kennedy Center Honors” on CBS and a six-time nominee. On Broadway, Rob has been the music supervisor and conductor for “Into the Woods,” “Bright Star,” “Dames at Sea,” “Finian's Rainbow,” “White Christmas,” “The Pajama Game,” and “Wonderful Town”. He also served as music director of Encores! at New York City Center for 15 seasons. Rob has worked with Sara Berellies, Stephanie J. Block, Gavin Creel, Aymee Garcia, Julia Lester, and Joshua Henry.
He directed the Tony, Grammy, and Olivier Award winning “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” on Broadway, in the West End, US and UK Tours, and in Australia. For the Kennedy Center, Mark directed “The Music Man,” “How to Succeed in Business…,” and “Guys and Dolls.” Appearing in Marc’s shows have been Jessie Meuller, Phillipa Soo, Kevin Chamberlin, Steven Pasquale, James Monroe Iglehart, and Rachel Dratch. On Broadway, Marc was involved with “Legally Blonde,” “Little Shop of Horrors,” “White Christmas,” “Grease,” and “Anything Goes.”
Over a career that has spanned 40+ years, Jeff Lee has worked as an actor, singer, dancer, production manager, writer, director, & producer.
With Disney Theatrical Productions, as Associate Director to Bob Crowley, he mounted Disney’s Broadway production of “Tarzan”. As Associate Director to Julie Taymor for Disney’s “The Lion King”, Jeff mounted the original Broadway production, then directing companies of the show in Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka, and Nagoya; London; Toronto; Los Angeles; Chicago; U.S. Touring Companies; Hamburg, Germany; and Sydney, Australia.
Now leading a new department at Disney Theatrical, Jeff conceives, stages, & produces their concerts & special events. He oversees concert versions of Disney On Broadway material that perform onboard the ships, appear in the parks, & make worldwide appearances with some of the most prominent symphonies in the world.
Originally from La Paz, B, C. Sur, Mexico, Gabriela Garcia divides her time between the TV / Film, theater, dance, commercial and education industries with an extensive international career. She dedicated 12 years of her life as the dance captain and ensemble member of “Chicago The Musical” on Broadway, US tours, and the Vienna and Mexico City companies where she played the role of Velma Kelly. Other musical theater credits include: “Half Time the musical,” “Roman Holiday,” “Carousel,” “West Side Story,” “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” “My Fair Lady” and play “Real” by Rodrigo Nogueira. Film and TV credits include “In The Heights” directed by John M. Chu, “Enchanted,” “Whatever Lola Wants,” "New Amsterdam," HBO's "Succession", and Netflix's "Jessica Jones". Gabriela was associate director/choreographer alongside director Luis Salgado for The Broadway League's VIVA BROADWAY 2021 concert in Times Square.
Prominent lyricist David Zippel has, among his many awards, a Tony for “City of Angels”, Academy Award nominations for Disney’s “Hercules” and “Mulan,” and a Golden Globe for “The Swan Princess.” He has worked with a variety of composers, among them Cy Coleman, Marvin Hamlisch, Phil Collins, Alan Menken, and Andrew Lloyd Webber.