Technical Staff
John Finen (Production Manager). With over 20 years of experience in theatrical production John Finen has managed a myriad of live productions on five continents and at sea on some of the largest ships afloat. As a stage manager he has worked with NYC Opera, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Momix, and the Collegiate Chorale among many others. As a production manager and lighting designer he has toured shows in Europe, Asia, Australia, North and South America. He has line produced and stage managed a variety of galas, concerts and special events for Lincoln Center Inc, and was the Site Coordinator for The Dave Matthews Band Concert in Central Park. He produces and manages the largest parties at sea for Atlantis Events on Royal Caribbean, Celebrity and Holland America cruise lines. He has produced entertainment for corporate events for clients like IBM, Fiat, Disney and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. As a lighting designer he was part of the Tony Nominated design team for Jekyll and Hyde on Broadway and his lighting and video designs can be seen in the international touring sensation Waterwall choreographed by the Italian choreographer Ivan Manzoni. For the last eight years he has production managed NYC’s largest free summer concert series in Brooklyn's Coney Island.
Brian Orr (Production Coordinator) has over 15 years of Arts Management experience with orchestras and cultural institutions in New York, London, Pittsburgh, and Washington D.C. During his tenure at the 92nd Street Y, he coordinated conferences, festivals, film shoots and concerts while cultivating partnerships with many companies including Hulu, Netflix and Showtime. Brian is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, where he studied History, Music Composition and Arts Management.