Baltimore Center Stage: Meet Our Interns

Meet Our Interns

2018/19 Interns 

Andie Antonik

Andie Antonik | The Lynn & Philip Rauch Company Management Intern
  • Hometown: Mattoon, Illinois
  • Education: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018
  • Major: Theater (Stage Management Concentration)

Andie is a recent graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) where she earned a BFA in Theater: Stage Management and a minor in cinema studies. While at UIUC, she worked on several productions in dance, theater, and opera. Andie has also had the opportunity to work at Market House Theatre in Paducah, Kentucky, Illinois Shakespeare Festival, and Peoria Ballet. Most recently, Andie stage managed Barbecue directed by Chuck Smith at Illinois Theatre and Ballet to Broadway choreographed by Eric Otto at Peoria Ballet. In her spare time, Andie enjoys hiking and baking, her specialty being chocolate covered cherry deserts. She is looking forward to continuing her education by exploring company management at Baltimore Center Stage!

Joseph W. Biagini

Joseph W. Biagini | The Sandy Liotta & Carl Osterman Producing and Community Programs Fellow
  • Hometown: Centreville, Virginia
  • Education: The College of William & Mary, 2016
  • Majors: Theatre, Economics

Joseph W. Biagini is a director, producer, and theater artist hailing from Northern Virginia. Most recently, he worked for two years in the artistic department at Perseverance Theatre (Juneau and Anchorage, Alaska), casting the mainstage season and coordinating artistic operations. His love for theater is driven by the development of new plays and the intersection of outreach and art. He draws inspiration from his other passions of hiking, camping, cooking, music, and attending live performance of all varieties. Joseph is thrilled to join the team at Center Stage and engage with the Baltimore arts community!

Monica Cook

Monica Cook | The Peter & Millicent Bain Stage Management INTERn
  • Hometown: Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Education: Birmingham-Southern College Class, 2016
  • Major/minor: BA, Music, Minor, History
Monica Cook is thrilled to be back with Baltimore Center Stage after serving as the ASM for Lookingglass Alice last seasonOriginally from Chattanooga, Monica received her BA from Birmingham-Southern College where she discovered her love for all stage management. Other credits include Sense and Sensibility (Synchronicity Theater), Rocking Horse Winner and Vinkensport, Il Postino (Opera Saratoga), Il Tabarro and Suor Angelica (Opera Delaware), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Atlanta Lyric Theater), Little Shop of Horrors, Father Comes Home Parts 1, 2, and 3, The Legend of Georgia McBride, The Crucible, and Appropriate (Actor's Express Intern Company 16/17).

Sabine Decatur

Sabine Decatur | The Judy & Scott Phares Dramaturgy Intern
  • Hometown: Oberlin, Ohio
  • Education: Yale University, 2018
  • Major: BA, African American Studies

Sabine is a recent graduate of Yale University where she majored in African American Studies with a concentration in Black Performing Arts. While at Yale, she stage managed and produced a number of shows, spearheaded initiatives around diversity, inclusion, and outreach in the arts, and served on the boards for numerous organizations including the Yale Dramatic Association, Yale Dance Theater, and the Heritage Theatre Ensemble. She has previously worked with Oberlin Summer Theater Festival, Semicolon Theatre Company, and Culture Project and is thrilled to be joining the Baltimore Center Stage team this season.

Cameron Frostbaum

Cameron Frostbaum | The Lynn Deering Management Intern
  • Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Education: Emory University 2018
  • Major: Theater Studies and Political Science

Cameron Frostbaum is a recent graduate from Emory University with a BA in Theater Studies and Political Science. He recently completed his senior honors thesis, researching the emerging Microtheatre movement, and produced two Microtheatre events on Emory's campus. Cameron performed with Theater Emory, Emory's professional theater company, and played majors roles such as Romeo in Romeo and Juliet and Orlando in As You Like It as well as parts in original devised works. In Atlanta, he volunteered and interned at the Alliance Theatre and Actor's Express. Cameron is focused on gaining experience in theater administration and producing. He is thrilled to be joining Center Stage and looks forward to contributing to a fabulous 2018/2019 season.

Cara Hinh | The Ethel J. Holliday Education Fellow
  • Hometown: Indianapolis, Indiana 
  • Education: Miami University, 2016
  • Major: BA in Theatre, Minor in Classical Humanities

Cara Hinh is a director, educator, and theater artist originally from the Midwest. She is currently in her second season at Baltimore Center Stage, serving as the Ethel J. Holliday Education Fellow. Her love of theater is driven by the need to bring the stories of othered bodies to the stage. Her identity as a queer, fat, mixed race artist informs every artistic decision she makes. Most recent theater credits include assistant directing on this season’s King of the Yees at Baltimore Center Stage and Vietgone at Studio Theatre. Directing credits include Sa'idah at the Cincinnati Fringe Festival and Heavy Hors d'oeuvres with Interrobang Theatre Company. She is a graduate of Miami University in Ohio.

Megan Iocona

Megan Iacona | The Kathleen Hyle Carpentry Intern
  • Hometown: Clayton, Delaware
  • Education: Washington College, 2018
  • Major: BA in Theater
Megan Iacona is a Carpenter and a recent college graduate from Washington College. While earning her Technical Diploma she assisted in constructing Rough Carpentry projects such as houses and Finish Carpentry pieces such as furniture. After receiving her technical diploma she moved her education to Washington College where she majored in Theater and used her prior Carpentry experience to assist the Technical Director with at least eight shows each year. She went on to work for a number of shows with various positions during her college career. Her latest accomplishment was directing The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity for her senior thesis. Megan is excited to start this internship at Center Stage and help bring amazing theatrical experiences to the public.

Daniel Martin-Minnich

Daniel Martin-Minnich | The Wendy Jachman Graphics Intern
  • Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland 
  • Education: Maryland Institute College of Art, 2018
  • Major: Graphic Design

Daniel is a Baltimore born graphic designer with a theater background. In addition to being a recent BFA graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), he graduated with a BA in Theater from Point Park University in 2012. His previous graphic design experience has consisted of freelance work and an internship at the Creative Alliance at the Patterson. He is looking forward to working at Baltimore Center Stage where he can combine his education and passion for both graphic design and theater. 

Devin McKay

Devin McKay | The JAY & SHARON SMITH Digital Fellow
  • Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland
  • Education: University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 2017
  • Major: Theater Studies

Devin is returning to Baltimore Center Stage for their 2018/19 Season. Recently, he had the pleasure to work as a projections operator for SOUL The Stax Musical and is looking forward to the new and exciting challenges this coming season brings. Devin graduated from UMBC’s Department of Theater with a bachelor's degree in Theater Studies in 2017. His most recent projects include creating promotional materials for the Baltimore Improv Group and working as a residential assistant for Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth.

Andrew Morgan

Andrew Morgan | The Kenneth & Elizabeth Lundeen Props Intern
  • Hometown: Severna Park, Maryland
  • Education: Anne Arundel Community College, 2015, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 2018
  • Majors: BA, Theater, Concentration Design & Production

Andrew is a Maryland-based prop maker and carpenter. He attended Anne Arundel Community College, where he was originally an engineering major. After rediscovering his passion for theater, and for making in general, he switched majors and earned his Associate of Arts, Fine Arts—Theater Option. Andrew transferred to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County where he served as Props Master for many of their shows. Recently, he was awarded Outstanding Achievement in Design and Production by the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences and graduated with his Bachelor of Arts in Theatre, Concentration: Design & Production (Summa Cum Laude). When not practicing theater, Andrew spends his time building replica props and costumes from popular franchises, such as Star Wars or the Marvel universe, and creating original designs influenced by the things he is passionate for. He is thrilled to be working with the Baltimore Center Stage community on their 2018/19 Season!

Elizabeth Pillow

Elizabeth Pillow | Ellen & Ed Bernard Production Management Intern
  • Hometown: Evansville, Indiana
  • Education: Millikin University
  • Major: BFA in Stage Management

Elizabeth Pillow is a recent Stage Management graduate from Millikin University, who is ecstatic to be moving to the East Coast! In her undergraduate career, she stage managed numerous production with Millikin's School of Theatre and Dance, and worked on many side projects, such as Buyer & Cellar. She found her passion for Production Management through her position at Pipe Dreams Studio Theatre, a student run theater on Millikin's campus, and through her work with the New Musicals Workshop where she worked as a Company Manager and Production Assistant for three years. Elizabeth is extremely excited to be working on Baltimore Center Stage's amazing 2018/19 Season!

Grace Santamaria

Grace Santamaria | The Terry Morgenthaler & Patrick Kerins Costumes Intern
  • Hometown: Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Education: University of Michigan, 2018
  • Major/Minor: BFA, Theater Design and Production (Costumes); Minor, History of Art

Grace Santamaria is a costume designer born and raised in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She recently graduated from the University of Michigan with a BFA in Theater Design and Production and a Minor in History of Art. She is experienced in design for theater, musical theater, and opera, but is particularly drawn to new works and stories that engage with race, class, and sexuality. Partial to a paperless design process, her entire workflow is powered entirely by her iPad Pro. U-M: Le Nozze di Figaro (CD), The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (CD), Disney’s The Little Mermaid (ACD), Romeo et Juliette (ACD). U-M Student Theatre: Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (CD), Boom (CD), Big Fish (CD), The Nether (CD), Spring Awakening (CD), Serious Money (CD), Sleuth (ACD). Regional: Much Ado Para Nada, Shakespeare in Detroit (CD), Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Exit Left Theatre Company (CD, Hair/Makeup Designer).

Clara Swan-Streepy

C. Swan-Streepy | The Jane & Larry Droppa Audio Intern
  • Hometown: San Francisco, California
  • Education: Sarah Lawrence College, 2017
  • Concentration: Theatrical Design and Production

C. Swan-Streepy is a New York City-based freelance sound designer, and an alum of Sarah Lawrence College. Originally studying to be a liberal arts jack-of-all-trades, Streepy fell in love with sound as a medium after training under Obie Award-winning sound designer Jill BC DuBoff. Streepy began work as a sound technician and board operator at the Ensemble Studio Theatre at the end of their final year in college and has continued to work in theaters around the NYC area, including the 52nd Street Project and 59E59. Recent design and A1 credits include the March 2018 Youngblood Brunch (Ensemble Studio Theatre), Found Festival 2018 (Bia Theater Ensemble), Unboxing (Dixon Place), James and the Giant Peach (Community Roots Middle School), and Spring Awakening (Sarah Lawrence College). Streepy is excited to be working at Baltimore Center Stage as an audio intern this season and looks forward to learning from and contributing to the Baltimore theater scene.

Jennifer Watson

Jennifer Watson  | Lighting Intern
  • Hometown: Dayton, Ohio
  • Education: Wright State University, 2018
  • Major: BFA in Design/Technology

Originally from Dayton, Ohio, Jennifer is a recent graduate of Wright State University, where they earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Design/Technology with a concentration in Lighting Design. At WSU, they designed numerous shows, including mainstage, studio, and student-produced productions. They also served as an electrician for each production. They have had professional experience as an electrician and as a programmer at the Utah Shakespeare Festival for the past two summers and was a 2016 Electrics Intern at the Williamstown Theatre Festival.