Micah Rahn has nearly twenty years of lighting system and technical theatre experience. Micah brings a unique understanding of entertainment and architectural controls systems, theatrical power systems, integration, architectural coordination, and construction.
Significant projects with Stages Consultants include systems design for the Corbett Center improvements at University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music; Centre for Arts and Communications at Grant MacEwan University in Edmonton, AB; and Highland Center for the Arts in Greensboro, VT. Micah is also managing the systems designs for a new 350-seat cabaret theatre and an 800-seat arts center, both in Miami Beach, FL.
Prior to joining Stages Consultants, Micah consulted with Fisher Dachs Associates. Notable projects included Maison Symphonique de Montréal; Claire Tow Theatre, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts; The Charleston Gaillard Center, Charleston, SC, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, St. Catharines, ON; Granoff Center, Brown University; Marquee Las Vegas, Cosmopolitan Resort; Voxman Music Building, University of Iowa; Visual and Performing Arts Center, Western Connecticut State University.
Micah previously worked for a leading manufacturer of theatrical dimming and controls equipment. Notable clients included the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, ESPN, Carnegie Hall, The Newseum, Studio 54, The Weather Channel, and well as numerous designers and technicians on Broadway, Off-Broadway, television studios, and motion picture studios.
Micah received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Design and Technology, with an emphasis in Art History, from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
Evelyn Way is an acoustics consultant with over a decade of experience. Having worked on performing arts, academic, corporate, worship spaces and multi-million dollar residences in the US, UK and Eastern Europe, Evelyn brings broad and diverse acoustics experience to Stages’ team. She specializes in all forms of building acoustics including room planning and finish selection, acoustic isolation and building systems, and environmental noise control.
Most recently, Evelyn has consulted on a pair of amphitheatres in Flower Mound and the Entrada Amphitheatres in the greater Dallas area. During her time at Charcoalblue, she consulted on feasibility studies for Oberlin College’s Hall Auditorium in Oberlin, OH; and Aaron Davis Hall at the City College of New York, St Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn, NY; the Congress Hall for the 2017 World Expo in Astana, Kazakhstan; and Pratt Institute’s Film/Video Building in Brooklyn, NY. Previous notable projects included the renovation to the Geva Theatre Center in Rochester, NY; and College of Dupage’s McAninch Arts Center in Glen Ellyn, IL as a founding partner of Pin Drop Acoustics, and the Guthrie Theater on the River in Minneapolis, MN; the Harmon Center for the Arts in Washington, DC; and the Wentz Concert Hall at North Central College in Naperville, IL while at Talaske.
Evelyn studied vocal performance at the University of North Carolina and the University of Northern Colorado, and has spent a decade performing in operas, musicals, plays and choirs. She holds a Master of Building Science in Architectural Acoustics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the country’s leading acoustics graduate program.
Sarah brings 15 years of theatrical design and education experience to Stages. Most recently, Sarah served as Assistant Professor and Resident Scenic Designer at Trinity University in San Antonio. Prior to that, Sarah spent 12 years in New York designing scenery and teaching design and theatre technology at Adelphi University and the Professional Performing Arts School in New York City. Sarah’s expertise is in design for devised and new works, and she has presented scholarly work on various topics related to creative process, collaboration, and the use of media and technology in performance through the Entertainment Innovation Conference at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Association for Theatre in Higher Education and the Kennedy Center-American College Theatre Festival. Sarah is spear-heading the Legacy Project initiative through the United States Institute of Theatre Technology which seeks to research, exhibit and archive the legacy of regional and not-for-profit theatre design in America.
Sarah has designed more than 75 productions in the last 15 years, including projects for children’s theatre, classics, new works, musicals, short film, and video game broadcasting in a variety of venues from intimate off-off Broadway theatres to large concert halls. Her early design career began as a theatre consultant with Charles Cosler Theatre Design where she was engaged in programming, design, and project management for a variety of projects including Watchung Hills Regional High School and Central High School in Watchung Hills, NJ; Middletown High School in Middletown, CT; Mountain Laurel Pavilion in Tamiment, PA; the historic renovation of The Fox Theatre in Spokane, WA; and the Signature Theatre in Washington, DC. Sarah brings this experience of design and management across genres, venues and industries to her work at Stages.
Sarah received her BA in Architecture from Clemson University and her MFA in Stage Design from Northwestern University. She lives in Austin, TX.
Monica Moore’s career started with an eighteen month Stage Management Fellowship at the Lincoln Center Institute. After the fellowship, Monica worked as a freelance stage manager for theater as well as dance. She worked on shows such as The Monument (Fringe Festival) and Hellhound on My Trail by Dennis Johnson (Atlantic Theater School). She also spent many seasons touring with Carlota Santana’s Spanish Dance Company. As Monica’s career progressed, she transitioned into production management. From there, she has taken on event management and producing. Monica’s jobs have taken her into many great venues with a variety of shows including Neil Sedaka Sings Yiddish at Carnegie Hall, Paul Newman’s Hole in the Wall Gala at Avery Fisher Hall and Martha Stewart Presents American Made at Grand Central Terminal. Monica is a member of LAByrinth Theater and Target Margin Theater. With LAB, she worked as the Production Stage Manager on four shows directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman: Our Lady of 121st Street (Center Stage and Union Square), The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (Public Theater) and The Little Flower of East Orange (Public Theater). Currently, Monica continues to work on events throughout the city in many capacities. These include special event permitting for the AIDS Walk in Central Park and the occasional Pope visit. She is currently working on her 14th year on New Year’s Eve in Times Square.
At Stages, Monica is Executive Assistant to Alec Stoll. Monica has been part of the Stages’ Team since February 2016.
Monica graduated from Oklahoma State University with a BA in Theater in December 1999 and has been working in New York ever since.
Heather is responsible for the day-to-day business operations of Stages Consultants. She is a full charge bookkeeper and manages all aspects of billing and contract administration, develops and strategizes marketing materials and prepares responses to RFPs.
Heather manages our administrative and graphics team. Her team compiles all of the relevant materials we gather for projects into coherent, comprehensive reports for our Clients' use.
Previously, Heather served as Operations Manager and Project Manager for a medical education company where she was in charge of billing, internal operations and technology-based education programming. She organized symposia, and from those events developed slide-kits and websites that provided continuing medical education to doctors, nurses and emergency medical personnel. Heather overhauled The BioContinuum Group's billing systems and procedures to streamline the company's internal processes.
Before that, Heather served as Director of Operations for an Internet Service Provider in New York City. Heather holds several computer systems certifications and taught networking classes to adult students at TriStone Technologies in New York City.
Heather studied acting at Emerson College in Boston, MA, and general studies at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ, where she was a member of the Honors Society.