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Directors Lab West 2004


May 22-29, 2004



Myth, Music and Magic


Core Text: 
Peter Pan
by J. M. Barrie


DLW 2004 Program

DLW 2004 Quote Book

Directors Lab West 2004 was produced by the Steering Committee, in association with Pasadena Playhouse and Boston Court Performing Arts Center.


Special financial support for Directors Lab West has been received from the Stage Directors & Choreographers Society.


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Producing Steering Committee


Nick D'Abruzzo, Founder

Ernest Figueroa, Founder

Kappy Kilburn, Founder

Andrew Sachs, Founder


Production Coordinator


Jessica Bard



Photos, Videos & More Coming Soon!


"Music, Myth & Magic" LAB 2004 - Directors Lab West 2004 was held from Saturday, May 22 through May 29, 2004, at Pasadena Playhouse and the Boston Court Performing Arts Center. The theme for 2004 was "Music, Myth & Magic" and we workshopped an original musical, "We Are Destroyed" by Howard Fishman. Notable Actors, Directors, Designers and Choreographers participated in these sessions and shared their experiences. Sessions and guests from the lab included: Sheldon Epps, Vincent Paterson, Jack O'Brien, Lisa Wolpe, Andrew Barnicle, Richard Odle, Randy Dixon, Louis Fantasia, Tim Dang, Michael Michetti, David Lee, Russell Blackwood, Trefoni Rizzi, John D. Palmer and Mary Huls and her cast of the Spotlight Theater. The source texts for 2004 was the classic "Peter Pan".

Lab Participants


Susan K. Berkompas

Michael Beubis

Trevor Biship

Tim Brown

Doreen Calderon

Cate Caplin

Steven Carver

Judy Chaikin

Kai Cofer

Bennett Cohon

Josh Costello

Jenny Adams-Cross

Roberta D'Alois

Al D'Andrea

Kelly Ann Ford

Christopher Hall

Eugene Hutchins

Matt Kirkwood

Karen Lamb

Gulu Monteiro

Iona Morris

Michael Naijar

Gary Reed

Ivan Rivas

David Robinson

Michael Scriven

Dave Sikula

Adam Simon

Larry Sousa

Warren Sulatycky

Brenda Varda

Eric Werner

Guest Artists


Glenn Casale

Kay Cole

Doug Cooney

Adriane Coros

Leugh Curran

Tim Dang

Randy Dixon

Sheldon Epps

Louis Fantastia

Francesca Faridany

Howard Fishman

Betty Garrett

Jose Cruz Gonzalez

John Griffin

David Holms

Mary Huls

John Iacovelli

Marsha Kramer

John Kellam

Eddie Levi Lee

David Lee

Victor Lin

Corey Madden

Michael Michetti

David O.

Jack O'Brien

Dwight Richard Odle

Vicent Paterson

Bill Rauch

Dale Rivera

Tony Rizzi

Terri Roberts

Anthony Runfola

David Saar

Phyllis Schuringa

Stephen Wadsworth

Jim Whitney

Larry William

Lisa Wolpe

Tracy Young

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