Fellows Society Alumnus: Christopher Nunez

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Christopher Nunez

Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Fall 2017 - Spring 2020

Currently Resides In: Brooklyn, NY

MFA, Directing

New York Drama League Directing Fellowship

www.christopherblassnunez.com

christophernunez_@me.com

 

https://www.christopherblassnunez.com/copy-of-pinkalicious-the-musical

 

Current Job/Occupation

Freelance Theatre Director and Producer

I am currently developing a new musical entitled "Bluebell" based on the life and times of Margaret Bluebell Kelly founder of the legendary Bluebell Girls.

Selected credits include: Director: "Vile Spirits" (Florida State), "Chicago" (Florida State), "Pinkalicious: The Musical" (Florida State), "She May Be Called Bad" (Florida State), "Death Comes to Us All, Mary Agnes" (Hangar Theatre), "The Amazing Tale of the Backyard Overnight Adventure" (Hangar Theatre), "Wanda’s Visit" (Florida State) and "Tinder. Facebook. Snapchat. Lie." (Florida State). Assistant Director: "Harbor" (Dog Days at Asolo Rep, Dir. Greg Leaming), "Hairspray!" (Florida State, Dir. Jess Patty), "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead" (Florida State, Dir. Jessica West).

 

Educational/Professional Background

I recently received my MFA in Directing from Florida State University's School of Theatre. Prior to receiving my masters I spent 10 years managing, producing and developing commercial entertainment with BASE Entertainment in Las Vegas.

Selected projects: Associate Company Manager: "Phantom: The Las Vegas Spectacular" (Venetian Resort, dir. Hal Prince), "Rock of Ages" (Venetian Resort, dir. Kristen Hanggi). Assistant Producer: "Magic Mike Live" (Hard Rock Hotel, dir. Channing Tatum), "Magic Reinvented Nightly" (Linq Hotel and Casino), "Puppet Up: Uncensored" (Venetian Resort, Henson Company). Scenic Designer: "50 Shades: The Musical Parody" (Ballys Las Vegas). Stage Manager: The Groundlings (Los Angeles).

 

Unique Awards/Achievements

I'm an alumni of the Paramount Pictures Studio Page Program and hold a BFA in Theatre Design and Technology from Florida State University ('05). I'm a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation 2018-2019 Observership Class as well as a 2018 Drama League Directing Fellow. My theatre for young audiences production of "Pinkalicious: The Musical" at FSU, garnered a record of six 2018 Broadway World Awards including Best Musical after receiving 10 nominations.

 

Experience as A Member of The Fellows Society

My experience as a member of the Fellows Society gave me specific tools that I could use to further the reach of my degree program and help to enhance my education at FSU.

 

Future Plans/Aspirations

Future projects include "Folies: A Las Vegas Revue" and early conceptual development for a concept musical that tells the life story of Tammy Faye Baker through her surreal musical catalog.

 

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