Charles has worked as a musical director, arranger, composer and sound designer in theater for 40 years, including regional, summer, university and Off Off-Broadway. As a Gamm resident sound designer and musical director, he has worked on many productions including Paul, A Child's Christmas in Wales (2010), Rock 'n' Roll, 4:48 Psychosis, Much Ado About Nothing, and Romeo and Juliet. Charles is the Director of Operational Affairs at Lincoln School in Providence.
David T. Howard
David is an Associate Professor of Costume Design at the University of Rhode Island and a resident artist at The Gamm Theatre, where he has collaborated on 25 productions. Recent designs include Paul, Rock 'n' Roll (costumes), 4:48 Psychosis (costumes), The SantaLand Diaries (2009, costumes) Romeo and Juliet, Don Carlos, Grace (scenery and costumes), Miss Pixie’s Holiday Extravaganza!!!, The Taming of the Shrew, Boston Marriage and the first two productions of The SantaLand Diaries & Season’s Greetings (scenery and costumes). At URI, David has designed 24 productions including: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, A Flea in Her Ear, Little Women, Pride and Prejudice, Blithe Spirit, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Into The Woods, Les Liaisons Dangereuses (scenery and costumes), La Bête, and Twelfth Night (scenery and costumes). Other local design credits include Theatre-By-The-Sea, Elemental Theatre, Connecticut Rep, and Brown University.
Marilyn’s association with Alias Stage/The Gamm stems from its earliest days in the
Atlantic Mills in Olneyville. Her most recent designs for The Gamm were Red, Hamlet,
A Doll’s House, Mauritius, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Glass Menagerie, Much Ado
About Nothing, The Scarlet Letter, Awake and Sing!, An Ideal Husband, The
Pillowman, Nixon’s Nixon, The Lonesome West, Crime and Punishment, An Enemy
of the People and Red Noses. From 1984 to 2004, Marilyn was one of the costume
designers for Trinity Repertory Company, as well as the costume designer for Trinity
Rep Conservatory from 1988 to 2003. She has designed for most of Rhode Island’s
smaller theaters and many of its high schools and universities, including URI, Salve
Regina University and Portsmouth Abbey School. Marilyn’s designs have been seen
at Arena Stage, Perseverance Theater, and MetroStage, as well as on NOVA, The
History Channel and The Discovery Channel. Most recently she designed Rigoletto and La Cenerentola for Salt Marsh Opera, Marvin’s Room for URI, God of Carnage for Theatre-by-the-Sea, Fools for Ocean State Theatre Company, and Shrek! the Musical for Portsmouth Abbey. Marilyn is an adjunct professor of theater at URI and SRU, a freelance costume and jewelry designer, a Resident Artist at The Gamm, and a member of United Scenic Artists, the union for professional costume designers.
Matt has worked as a lighting designer for over 15 years in regional, educational and summer theater. Recent Gamm productions include Paul (master electrician), A Child's Christmas in Wales, Glengarry Glen Ross, Rock 'n' Roll, The Glass Menagerie, 4:48 Psychosis. Matt has designed over 90 stage productions spanning musicals, operas and dramas. He has a M.F.A. in lighting design from Boston University.