What A Pair!

Createive Team 2010 - Los Angeles

Lee Martino
LEE MARTINO (Director)

Lee is thrilled to be directing What a Pair with such a dedicated, talented group of people. In the past Lee’s work has been seen in many S.T.A.G.E., Actor’s Fund, Alzheimer’s benefits. Working with many television and Broadway stars. Lee’s work can be seen on the new hit Bravo series Step It Up and Dance.

Lee’s choreography has won her two Los Angeles Drama Critic’s Awards, two Ovation Awards, Garland awards and many nominations for these awards. Her On Your Toes for Reprise won her the 2007 Ovation, LADCC and Garland awards.

Lee is the resident choreographer for Reprise Theatre Company. Recent work for them includes Li’l Abner starring Cathy Rigby, On Your Toes, Damn Yankees, On The Town, Brigadoon, all for Reprise. Other credits include: Beehive (El Portal Theatre), the Full Monty, All Shook Up, (West Coast Premiere) both for Musical Theatre West, I Do I Do and Side By Side By Sondheim for The Pasadena Playhouse, direction and choreography for several large-scale dance production shows for Harley-Davidson in Denver, San Diego, and Dallas, Universal Studios’ New York Rascal Show, and Disney’s Santa Clause 3 Stage Show at the El Capitan. Other credits include: Grease (Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities), excerpts from the King and I (Hollywood Bowl), starring Lynn Redgrave and Patrick Stuart, Man of La Mancha starring Robert Goulet, Mame , starring Carol Lawrence and Sally Struthers, the opening of the Hobby Performing Arts Center in Houston for Theatre Under the Stars hosted by former President George Bush starring JoAnne Worley Cabaret for West Coast Ensemble, Disney’s Latin American Tour A Dream Is a Wish, IMPACT at FORD FIELD, the Gala Opening of the Lions Football Field in Detroit starring Gladys Knight, the Grand Opening of the Spa Resort Casino in Palm Springs starring American Idol Ruben Stoddard.

Television and Film Credits include: NBC’s “Hit Me Baby One More Time”, the WB’s “What I Like About You”, starring Jenny Garth and Amanda Bynes, Nickelodeon’s “All That”, Warner Bros.’ animated feature “The King and I”, and Sony Pictures’ “Dark Wolf”.

Thomas Griep
THOMAS GRIEP (Musical Director)

Thomas Griep has worked with some of the most talented singers in the business including Carol Channing, Nathan Lane, Rita Moreno, Cher, Tommy Tune, David Hyde-Pierce, Bobby Vinton, Paul Anka and Olivia Newton-John as a conductor and/or pianist.

Tom has worked in Los Angeles' best theatres as conductor or assistant, including: Mamma Mia - Shubert Theatre, Ten Commandments - Kodak Theatre, Will Rogers Follies - South Bay Civic Light, Big River - Mark Taper Forum, The Dead - Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Annie Get Your Gun - Orange County Performing Arts Center and Camelot - Hollywood Bowl.

Tom is currently the primary keyboardist for "American Girl Review" at The Grove / Farmer's Market.  He was also pianist for Lorna Luft (daughter of Judy Garland) with the Orlando Symphony.  Tom is music director for Rain Pryor (daughter or Richard Pryor) in a one-woman show called Fried Chicken and Latkas, headed for Broadway.  He is active as an orchestrator and composer.  His orchestrations have been recorded by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and New York Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestras.  

His favorite "pair" are his lovely wife, Evelyn Halus and their 3 year old daughter, Oliviana.  

For more information, check out Tom's very popular web site for singers called AuditionTrax.com.

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