Creative Team
Chrissie Rouse
Producer (2010-2012)
Chrissie is a visual artist, working primarily in charcoal drawing and photography. She studied at the Maryland Institute College of Art and holds a BA in studio art and art history from Stony Brook University. She has volunteered for the Affordable Art Fair (NYC) and the New York Photo Festival (DUMBO, Brooklyn). Additionally, she has worked for the New York Foundation for the Art’s fiscal sponsorship program, recently managed production for Zac Jaffee’s one man show, Heroes And Other Strangers at FringeNYC 2011, and spent three years working as the Studio Director for Sarah Small Photography. Chrissie is currently living in Readsboro, VT, completing her teaching certification in Visual Art, while continuing to contribute to future Delirium Constructions endeavors. 
Rima Fand
Musical Director & Composer
Rima is a Brooklyn-based musician and composer with a love for multidisciplinary performance. Her current project, co-created with Erin Orr, is a Federico García Lorca-inspired musical puppet theatre piece, entitled Don Cristóbal, Billy-Club Man: Link here. It was last performed at the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center in 2011, and will re-launch at the Abron's Art Center in February, 2013. Rima also composes music for her raucous NYC string band, Luminescent Orchestrii, which tours internationally, for her Balkan-inspired acoustic quartet, Sherita, and for her women's vocal trio, Hydra.
Vanessa Walters
Dance Choreographer
Vanessa is the choreographer for the performance group, Fischerspooner. She has also choreographed music videos for Zola Jesus, AVAN LAVA, CREEP, the Blank Dogs, Department of Eagles, Cyndi Lauper, Kings of Leon, and Nintendo; live events for Mercedes Benz, Juicy Couture, Narcissister, House of Diehl, Chaos & Candy, Daisy Spurs; as well as her own works, BATHORY and The Man Piece. In 2011, Vanessa choreographed the musical Camp Wanatachi and co-choreographed 100 Beginnings and Alley of the Dolls with Nicole Wolcott. Look for Vanessa’s new piece entitled Ripening in 2012.
Adam J. Thompson
Co-Performance Director
Adam J. Thompson is a New York based theatre-maker, performance director, producer, and the Founding Director of The Deconstructive Theatre Project, for which he has directed and produced five productions, most recently a contemporary two-actor cirque adaptation of Antigone. He has received local and international artistic residencies from Kuensthof Tangendorf, The School of Making Thinking, Chez Bushwick, the Center for Performance Research, and IRT (Interborough Repertory Theater), and holds a BA in directing and dramaturgy from Emerson College in Boston.
Melanie Randolph
Wardrobe Coordinator
Melanie A. Randolph is a New York based costume designer and stylist who seeks to incorporate authentic colors and textures of bygone eras into her designs. Originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, Melanie studied production design and film with an emphasis in costume at the Savannah College of Art and Design. She has since pursued her career through styling for short and feature films, television, theater, and photography in Georgia and New York.
Renzo Vitale
Renzo is a New York based composer, pianist, and acoustic engineer. He graduated in Electronic Engineering at the University of L’Aquila (Italy) and in Piano at the Santa Cecilia Conservatoire of Rome. Renzo has been the recipient of several awards (DEGA, AIA), scholarships (Daimler- Benz, DAAD, Boncompagni-Ludovisi), and grants (SID, EAA, Filauro Foundation). He currently is a research scholar at the Department of Architecture at Pratt Institute in NYC and a Ph.D. candidate in Acoustics at the Institute of Technical Acoustics at RWTH Aachen University (Germany).
Contaminate NYC
Contaminate NYC is a New York based curatorial and creative talent network. It is Contaminate’s core mission to challenge traditional societal boundaries and redefine artistic happenings, contaminating art forms, ideas, cultures, aesthetics, and people throughout the world. Through unleashing the hidden potential in creators and viewers alike, Contaminate NYC produces one-of-a-kind art experiences.
Tom Stein
Legal Advisor
Currently Litigation Counsel for American Express, where he manages complex litigation and class actions and provides strategic guidance in areas such as privacy, advertising and risk mitigation, Stein spent nearly a decade in private practice at Proskauer Rose LLP and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, focusing on litigation and entertainment law, while representing clients such as Madonna, the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League, the Kurt Cobain estate/Courtney Love, ECKO Unlimited, Silverstein Properties (the World Trade Center) and the New York Jets. He is producer and legal counsel to the award winning film Happy New Year, which premiered at SXSW and will hit theaters in the end of 2012 ( He has served as legal advisor to numerous filmmakers, actors, musicians and other artists, is on the Board of Directors of the Terra Incognita Theater Company and has been involved with the Lighthouse International Film Festival and The Friars Club Comedy Film Festival. Also a writer, his screenplay Night Witch was a finalist in the Script Pipeline screenwriting competition. He is a graduate of NYU School of Law.
April Renae & Dogleaf Studios
Print Producer
Dogleaf Studios is a custom printing and photography studio located in Sausalito, California, serving clients from California to New York.Whether you are local or working with us remotely, our staff of artists will work intimately with you to give you the ultimate imaging solution. We offer reproductions, scanning, retouching, large-scale exhibition prints, limited edition printed custom portfolios all on a wide range of materials using archival pigment inks.

We start all of our projects gaining an understanding of the nature of your project and your unique needs to arrive at a solution. Next, we make it happen, working collaboratively with you at each critical point in the process to finely tune the images to be in line with your artistic vision. Our work is not finished until you are completely and totally satisfied.

We are proud to offer high quality photographic reproductions, scanning, retouching, printing and photography.