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MIRIAM KATES (set construction) is a recent transplant from
JONATHAN KEOGH (large banners) has previously worked for us on crowd management. He began his special-events career as a child, helping his father work on the Gimbelsí Thanksgiving Day Parade. He is now the production coordinator for the Philadelphia Flower Show and also operates his own company, United Signs.
FRANK J. MAY (set construction) has been an audience member for a number of past shows, along with his wife and daughter. This year he called to offer his help and was immediately given assignments such as painting and assembling various set components, including the roof of the brick house. Frank runs a small family business manufacturing and repairing dental instruments (Frank J. May, Inc.).
TONY POLIAFICO (illusion worker)
joined the company last year, enabling some of the backstage magic to happen then and now. Tony is completing a doctoral degree in
clinical psychology at
MARK R. SELLERS (special effects designer) is a pilot and occasional lawyer who lives and works in the Awbury Arboretum. He designed the shrunken head for last yearís Portrait of Evil and the self-lighting candle for the present show.
JOHN SIEMIAROWSKI (associate producer, head carpenter, head electrician) has been an indispensable part of
our productions ever since he assisted with set design, construction, lighting, and special effects for Sťance at Midnight. As Master
of Electrical Wizardry, he has rarely heard a wild idea of Jay's or Danielís that he hasn't been able to bring to life. His daughter,
Leah, was a child ghost in Sťance at Midnight and a damsel in distress in The Curse of Anubis. His son, Jake, made a cameo appearance
in Hogwarts for
BECCA STALLINGS (scriptwriter, crowd control) joined the crew in 1998 as a prop-painting assistant and
attendance taker. In 1999, for Side-Show Spectacular, she served as head plastering assistant, off-set Rat Boy wrangler, and attendance
taker. She was one of the scriptwriters for Hogwarts for
RIVKAH WALTON (set construction, crowd management) has been working with the group for the last three years, doing everything from painting scenery to mixing special-effects chemicals. The other 51 weeks of the year she is a sculptor and nonprofit administrator.
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Efran Entertainment Group Mascot: Nicholas Efran