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Welcome to Hyphens Haven, the space for multi-hyphenate artists working on stage, and off; in front of the camera and behind the scenes. We share our paths and process to becoming who we are.


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Welcome to Hyphens Haven, the space for multi-hyphenate artists working on stage, and off; in front of the camera and behind the scenes. We share our paths and process to becoming who we are.




Geoffrey Crowell - Emmy ® Award Winning Motion Graphics Artist, VFX

Geoffrey Sean Crowell https://www.gcrowell-fx.com/ is a native of Denver Colorado. He attended Denver East High School where he excelled in art, music, sports and academics. Geoffrey then attended Hampton University in Virginia on a full academic scholarship, where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Art with the emphasis in Graphic Design. While attending College, Geoffrey was passionately involved with the Art Club, Marching Band, Jazz Band, and the Student Newspaper. When graduating,...


David Gallo - Tony ® & Emmy ® Award Winning Scenic Designer

David Gallo is a Brooklyn-based artist who has served the entertainment industry as a scenic designer for theatre, TV, and concerts for several years. He is a member of United Scenic Artists local 829 and some of his awards/credits include: Tony ® Award for Best Scenic Design Drama Desk Award ("The Drowsy Chaperone", "Jitney", "Bunny Bunny") Daytime Emmy ® Award for Outstanding Art Direction/Set Decoration/Scenic Design (redesign of "Sesame Street") NAACP Award ("King Hedley...


Chawana Jones - Film, TV, Editorial Makeup Artist

Chawana Jones is an Atlanta-based artist who has served the film and television industry as a makeup artist for several years. She is a member of IATSE local 798 and some of her credits include Stranger Things, Atlanta, P-Valley , and Gotham Nights for the CW. https://www.instagram.com/chawanaj_jones_makeup_artist/?hl=en http://chawana-jones.squarespace.com/ Now is a great time to act on your dreams! If this episode helped you, please share to a...


Jamil Jude - Artistic Director of Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company

Jamil Jude is a highly accomplished director/producer/playwright/dramaturg focusing on bringing socially relevant art to the community. Jamil is the Artistic Director at Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company in Atlanta, GA. He is the Co-Founder of The New Griots Festival, which is dedicated to celebrating, advocating, and advancing the careers of emerging Black artists in Minneapolis-St. Paul,...


Yolande Thame - Film Set Designer

Yolande Thame has been a Set Designer in the US film industry for several years and is currently based out of Atlanta, Georgia. She also works on location in different cities across the US, wherever the most interesting productions take her. If asked, Ms. Thame would describe herself as an architect for television and feature films, bringing obscure ideas and fantastical art concepts to reality so that construction teams can build environments for the actors to bring to life. Her digital...


Grammy Award® Producer Billy Hume

On music's biggest night, we spotlight Billy Hume, an artist who is a Producer, Mixer, Musician, and Songwriter who has worked on multiple Gold & Platinum Certified records, and is a Grammy Award® winner himself. Some of the artists he’s worked with include: Bone Crusher, Lil Jon, Infamous StringDusters, Ying Yang Twins, Rehab, and Ludacris. His recording and mixing sessions are streaming live on Twitch and YouTube “Freaking out with Billy Hume”, and he’s making a documentary about his...


Tony Award® winning producer, Meredith Lucio

Meredith Lucio is a theatre artist working primarily as a commercial and non-profit producer in New York City. Her past productions include Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, in which she received a Tony Award, for Best Revival; “The Lightning Thief; the Percy Jackson Musical” presented on Broadway, and through a National Tour; Bedlam's productions of “Hamlet” and "Saint Joan” (“Saint Joan” was awarded Best Revival from the Off Broadway Alliance);“The 39 Steps” at New World Stages and Rooms: a rock...


Academy Award® Nominee Robert Morgan - Costume Designer

First-time Academy Award nominee and Costume Design Guild Award-winner Robert Morgan has amassed nearly 40 years of experience as a costume designer, assistant costume designer and costume supervisor. His many film and TV credits, in a range of genres, include Dune, with fellow Oscar nominee and longtime friend Jacqueline West; Maleficent: Mistress of Evil; Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice; X-Men: Days of Future Past; Man of Steel; Crazy, Stupid, Love.; Behind the Candelabra; Inception;...


Mimi Lieber- Broadway, TV, & Film Actor | Acting Instructor

Mimi Lieber has performed on Broadway, television and film! Her credits include: Indecent; also, Indecent at Vineyard Theater, NY, Yale Rep, La Jolla Playhouse; other Broadway: Act One, Brooklyn Boy, I'm Not Rappaport (revival). Off-Broadway: Distracted (Roundabout). Regional: Two Things You Don't Talk About at Dinner (Denver Center Theatre); Persephone, The Sisters Mimi Lieber has worked in theatre, TV, and film. Her credits include: Rosensweig (Huntington); We Won't Pay! We Won't Pay!...


Shannon Robert - Scenic Design & Scenic Artist

Shannon Robert joins us and shares her path to working in Scenic Design and as a Scenic Artist. She is a member of the theatre faculty at Clemson University is a proud member of United Scenic Artists, USA 829. She has designed for a number of theatres and and fabricated props/painted for a number of Broadway productions. She received Atlanta’s 2014, 2016, and 2018 Suzi Bass Awards for best set design for a musical for Mary Poppins, In the Heights, and Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame....


Ronn Campbell - Theatre Lighting and Scenic Design Director

Ronn is currently a Senior Associate Professor of Theatre at Columbia Basin College. He holds an M.F.A. in design from Cal Poly Humboldt and a B.F.A in design from the University of Idaho. Ronn designs scenery, lighting and sound for numerous companies including Candlelight Dinner Theatre, Snowy Range Summer Theatre, Performance As Education/Las Memorias, Washington East Opera, CBC Summer Theatre, and Idaho Repertory Theatre. Currently, he is the Chair of the Kennedy Center American College...


Adam Bryant III - TV Director of Professional and Collegiate Games

Welcome to the 1st Episode of Hyphens Haven! Adam Bryant III joins us and shares his path to working as a TV director of pro and collegiate games! Now is a great time to act on your dreams! If this episode helped you, please share to a friend! https://www.instagram.com/HyphensHaven/ http://www.dreamofdrea.com/ Watch on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/c/DreamofDréa