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about FELICIA

Felicia holds the unique distinction of having served the internationally renowned Drama Desk Awards, for 10 years (2001-2010) as its general manager.  As General Manager of this illustrious show, she oversaw all production and administrative areas of the awards show which was televised by PBS in 25 markets nationwide; and coordinated hospitality, arrivals and logistics for celebrity hosts and presenters including Hugh Jackman, Antonio Banderas, Frank Langella, Kevin Spacey, Melanie Griffith, Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker, Harvey Fierstein, Christopher Plummer, Hank Azaria, Natasha Richardson, Liam Neeson Taye Diggs, Idina Menzel, Kristen Chenoweth, Sean Combs, Kathleen Turner Liv Schrieber, and Phylicia Rashad.

Outside of her tenure with The Drama Desk Awards, Felicia was the Theatrical General Manager for the Broadway bound show JUDAH BEN-HUR and I was an Associate Producer on the Broadway show, ANGELS The Musical.  She also managed the World Premiere, Off Broadway of Magis Theatre Company’s CS Lewis’ THE GREAT DIVORCE which received NY Times critical acclaim.  Additionally, she co-produced the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway show, KING DAVID, at The Promise Theatre.

In tandem with these shows, Felicia have served as Vice President of Theatrical Management for TheatreSport, Ltd., representing nationally touring productions of Shades of Harlem: The Cotton Club Musical, The Luigi Board, Me & Jezebel, Fan’s Mate, and Earl Wilson Jr.’s YOU’RE IT!

In 2012, Felicia was hired as a project manage to produce an event for Walt Disney Imagineering|Creative Entertainment.  She produced a Programming Charrette for Disney's newest theme park - the Shanghai Disney Resort.  She was mandated to gather a wide variety of participants (Disney executives, nationally and internationally renown theatrical producers and performing arts programming directors) from within and outside of Disney, with the objective of developing a unique programming strategy for the theater that is authentic to a Disney property while at the same time due to its location and surroundings, distinct to Shanghai.  

 

Outside of NYC theatrical, project and event management, Felicia acquired experience in Film Distribution because she had a short assignment working with writer/director Derrick Warfel wherein she was hired as the interim VP of Theatrical Distribution and Marketing on a 10-week assignment.  She was able to garner a ten city national theatrical distribution deal, for this made for DVD independent psychological horror film, MIDNIGHT RECKONING.

Serving as a consultant to Red Carpet Media Partners in 2006, Felicia jointly, with the partners of RCMP, conceptualized, developed, and produced, 3 high profile charity events, national media campaigns, charity photo shoots, benefit concerts and tours, charity singles, audio podcasts, video projects, and televised programming.  Celebrity partners with whom she has worked include, Don Cheadle, John Legend, Iman, Ben Jelen, Djimon Hounsou, Denise Rich and The Roots.  Non-profit clients include the American Diabetes Association, Save Darfur Coalition, and the United Nations.

 

Felicia is an MFA graduate of Columbia University’s School of the Arts’ Theatre Management and Producing Program.  While in school she worked on the original Broadway cast production of Disney Theatrical’s THE LION KING and CHICAGO, The Musical.  At Actor’s Equity Association, she served as a Business Representative and successfully wrote and executed over 85 Off Broadway theatrical contracts.