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Staff

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Flordelino Lagundino (Artistic Director) is a director, actor, and producer. He is a graduate of the MFA directing program at Brown University/Trinity Repertory Company and the MFA acting program at University of Texas at Austin. A 2017 Drama League NY Directing Fellow, his directing credits include: Sweeney ToddDoubtYellowmanCedar House, and Animals Out of Paper (Perseverance Theatre); FlipzoidsTrue West, and Shakespeare’s R&J (Generator Theater Company); Sweeney Todd (Juneau Symphony); in the Next Room (or the vibrator play)Much Ado About NothingStone Cold Dead SeriousIn the Blood at (Brown University/Trinity Repertory Company). As an actor, Flordelino's credits include: Vietgone (Mixed Blood Theatre); Measure for Measure (The Old Globe); Camino Real (The Shakespeare Theatre Company); Willy Wonka (The Kennedy Center); The Long Season, Yeast Nation, Hamlet, Twelfth Night, The Importance of Being Earnest, Hair, The Who's Tommy, Noises Off, The Last Five Years, The Inspector General (Perseverance Theatre); Invisible City 14th Street (Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company); Hair (ZACH Theatre); understudy for Anthony and Cleopatra, Secret Love in Peach Blossom Land, and Guys and Dolls (Oregon Shakespeare Festival). He was founding producer of Romp of Otters, the graduate theater company for the Department of Theater and Performing Arts at Brown University, where produced fourteen shows in collaboration with AS220 and directed a new musical. Additionally, Flordelino was an Oregon Shakespeare Festival FAIR Fellow and an Arena Stage Allen Lee Hughes Fellow.

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Ariel Estrada (Founder, Grants Manager, Board Secretary) is an actor, singer, arts advocate, producer, and Founder & Board Secretary of Leviathan Lab. As an actor and singer, Ariel has performed on television, film, commercials, industrials, new media, and on, Off, and Off-Off Broadway. As the immediate past Executive Director of Leviathan Lab, he has produced acting and writing salons, cabarets, fundraising events, staged readings, showcase productions, and short films, including its national award-winning film Two Weeks; and through his grant writing, has secured multi-year NYC grant awards and residencies in support of Leviathan’s work. As an arts advocate, he is the Manager of Communications & Community Engagement for the Asian American Arts Alliance, and a longtime member of Actors’ Equity Associations Equal Employment Opportunity Committee. He is a graduate of The Broadway League’s Commercial Theater Institute Emerging Producer Program, as well as a graduate of the MFA in Acting Program from the University of Washington. Ariel is also an accomplished Fortune 500 and Inc. 5000 level communications designer.

 

Alyssa Simmons Managing Consultant
Trina Estavillo Social Media Manager
Donatella Galella Dramaturg-in-Residence
Judy Chen Associate Artist
Robert Lee Musical Theatre Advisor
Lydia Gaston Co-director, Applied Theater
Claro de los Reyes Co-director, Applied Theater

 

Board

Ramon Vinluan Board President
Ariel Estrada Founder, Board Secretary
Angela Chen Board Treasurer
Virginia Wang