Artisans 

Nicole Romine

Artistic Director

Emmy nominated Nicole Romine is a multiple-award winning director/choreographer. She wrote, directed, and choreographed her first show when she was 9 to raise money for a children's fund in a far away land. The show was a grand success and so she went on to dance professionally around the world, created and directed the award winning short film Ing, and served as artistic director for Danceworks the Company and Etre Art. She has worked with top talent in the entertainment industry such as Frank Sinatra, Elizabeth Taylor, Madonna, Carol Burnett, and Janet Jackson. Creating and directing shows like Moon is her illimitable passion and she hopes to share it with the world.

 

www.nicoleromine.com

Dave Klotz

Composer

Gemini nominated composer Dave Klotz has worked in too many creative facets of the music business.  A native Torontonian, Dave's early career involved composition, performance, arrangement, production, engineering and touring with a variety of musical acts.  He has toured extensively in North America and Europe as a professional keyboardist, and has appeared on a multitude of albums. Dave's true calling however, has always been scoring for film.  Over the past 20 years, Dave has been credited for composition in film and television for productions spanning from Toronto, to Los Angeles and Hong Kong.  Following a 3 year stint in Los Angeles, Dave returned to his beloved northern paradise in 2006 to continue his career pursuits within a proper Canadian climate. About 27,000 years ago, Dave somehow received a BFA honors Degree in Music, with specializations in composition, ethnomusicology and avant-garde electronic media.  Even after all this time, he has retained enough knowledge of the formal rules, to be able to break them with conviction. 

 

A bio, credit list, general A / V reels and IMDB links can be found at:

 

www.nspaas.com

Lilia Yurchuk

Composer

In her early childhood Lilia Yurchuk dreamed of becoming a ballerina, but because of her passionate love for cakes she was not accepted into a ballet studio. Therefore she had to start writing music, in the hope that someday her compositions would be used for ballet productions and thus she would be closer to her dream. At the age of 14 she received Grand Prix at the Competition of Young Composers in ?her hometown?. Lilia then entered the National Music Academy of Ukraine. In parallel with higher musical education, she was receiving an MA degree in Economics. After graduating the National Music Academy of Ukraine, Lilia worked at the National Radio Station with the author's music program, which was a success in all corners of country. She has composed music for many theatrical productions. After the birth of her son, Lilia left the radio to spend more time with her family. Her son is now the first listener of her music.

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Advisory Board

Nancy Hargiss-Tatlock

Boyle, Pecharich, Cline, Whittington & Stallings,  P.L.L.C

Nancy has practiced law for over 40 years in California, Tennessee, and Arizona. Prior to joining the firm, Nancy was General Counsel for the State of Tennessee Department of Tourist Development. Early in her career, she was an attorney for Paramount Pictures and also was a literary agent and attorney for numerous producers, writers, actors, songwriters and recording artists both in Hollywood, California and Nashville, Tennessee.

 

Nancy has taught Entertainment Law as an adjunct professor at several colleges and as a guest lecturer at University of Southern California’s Film School and Loyola University School of Law and has given legal education seminars on intellectual property and entertainment law throughout her career.

Ben Robinson

MacArthur award winning Benjamin Robison is a director, producer, musician, climber, and design consultant. He plays violin and piano and composes digital-acoustic scores. He directed the multimedia-music ensemble Ardesco and was the co-founder of the Musicians' Alliance for Peace, a global organization that produced concerts in 26 countries and 7 continents. Robison holds a Doctor of Musical Arts from Stony Brook University, artist diploma from John Hopkins and a MD from Stanford University.

 

www.benjaminrobison.com