Charlie Scatamacchia - Managing Director
Please find Charlie's bio on the Board of Directors page
Royce M. Becker - Art Director
Royce M. Becker is the visionary artistic force at the core of "The Studio,” a creative resource that provides premium print, identity, branding, collateral, interactive and advertising design solutions to an impressive and colorful international client roster. With an unmistakable mark of innovation that makes her one of New York City’s most sought-after design professionals, Royce has worked for super-achievers in such diverse industries as fashion, food, entertainment, finance and technology...and she is very proud to now add Mark Stuart Dance Theatre to her list of clients. The Studio has been recognized for design excellence by such prestigious institutions as the AIGA, ADC, Creativity, PRINT, PIA, Chicago Women in Publishing and the Hanson Foundation for the Fine Arts. Royce intuitively thinks outside the box, but can also think inside the box, around the box, and even in a circle. Her motto and mantra is “Excellence or Death." (As a general rule, she prefers the former.) www.roycembeckerdesign.com
Sam Mattingly - Press Contact
Sam Mattingly, founder and principal owner of SMC, is an accomplished communications/Public relations professional with more than 25 years of agency and corporate experience, whose skills allowed her to transition from entertainment publicity to senior-level positions in corporate communications working in the non-for profit world and for important global brands. As a publicist, Sam has had the distinction of working with some of the entertainment community’s most important names – directors David Lynch, Spike Lee, M. Night Shyamalan, Julie Dash, Euzahn Palcy. She has revitalized careers and launched many. Throughout her career she has used critical thinking to help organizations mitigate issues, encouraged corporations to be authentic, become more transparent, act responsibly. She has demonstrated tremendous skill in creating important and well recognized corporate initiatives: 1-800-Flowers Pink Ribbon Bouquet Program to benefit breast and ovarian cancer; the LOréal USA Fellowships for Women in Science, promoting gender equity and highlighting women’s contributions to scientific progress; the SoftSheen Carson Scholarship Program assisting deserving minority students to achieve their dreams of a college education.
Julie Duro - Lighting Designer
Julie's work in dance encompasses designs for North Carolina Dance Theatre, the Australian Ballet, Southern Ballet Theatre, Dances Patrelle, the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, and Mark Stuart Dance Theatre. She was the resident lighting designer for the critically acclaimed Ohio Ballet from 1996 to 1999, and she works frequently with Tulsa Ballet, where she designed the lighting for Don Quixote, Cinderella, and The Nutcracker last season, and with Pittsburgh Ballet, where her work can be seen each year in The Nutcracker. In addition, she has designed lighting for Luna Stage, Artpark, Pennsylvania Centre Stage, the Asolo Conservatory in Florida, and the Juilliard School, and she is the resident lighting designer for the yearly Salute to the Presidential Scholars in Washington, D.C., at the Kennedy Center.
Kelly Ericson Harnett - Audio Engineer
Kelly has a B.M. in Music Industry from Syracuse Universit and a Master's in Music Technology from New York University. Upon graduating, Ms. Harnett interned at Sony Music Studio's Mastering Department, was subsequently hired to assist the President of Sony Classical, Peter Gelb (now General Manager of The Metropolitan Opera), A chance call to audioEngine in 2004 led to an interview and an exciting career recording and mixing an assortment of tv & radio, web & film projects: Verizon's "Map for That" radio, CNBC "Investigates with Melissa Francis" & "Planet of the Apps with Scott Wapner", Sam Adams, Director Todd Lamb's "Loud People" films, TGIFridays radio, Select Comfort Sleep Number Beds TV & radio. Recent feature film work includes sound design for the dramatic thriller "Dead Fall Trail" and a mix and sound design for the documentary "The Vinyl Frontier" by Daniel Zana, about the Kid Robot & vinyl toy phenomenon! Sound Design/Movie Reel, TV Reel.