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You Don't Know How It Feels

The Production Crew Bios

Kelley Blessing


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Kelley Blessing (Playwright) is a graduate from Drew University with a BA and MAT in Theatre Arts and Theatrical Education. She is a stage manager, playwright, choreographer, and designer who has worked with a variety of companies in NJ and NY. Notable credits include: The Shadow Box, Cole, and the Electronic Dragon (Strollers), Dinner with Friends (NLT), Let Freedom Ring—The Musical (Darknight). Kelley is beyond grateful to have the world premiere of her play, You Don’t Know How It Feels, in the Dream Up Festival and to work with such a talented and dedicated director, actors, crew, and production company who have all worked tirelessly to make this world premiere happen. Special thanks to all of her friends and family, especially: Traci, Cindy, Becca, Ann Marie, Paula, Karen, Kevin, Jen, Dena, Dani and Cheryl, and to the Drew University Theatre Arts Department, especially to Rosemary, Chris and Lisa. This performance is dedicated to her Mom, Gloria Blessing, who has always been her biggest fan and supporter. 

Petra Seirmarco

Stage Manager

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Petra Seirmarco (Stage Manager) is happy to be working with Darknight Productions for the first time on You Don’t Know How It Feels. Her last production was with the Strollers of Maplewood where she was the co-Stage Manager for their latest production of A Funny Thing Happened On The way To The Forum. She has previously worked as the stage manager for Hackensack Theater Company’s production of Heathers - The Musical as well as TNT’s productions of Spamalot and The Graduate. Some of her other credits include; “Clara Voinyet” in Trick Or Death, “Diana” in Lend Me A Tenor, and “Calli Mari” in Murder On The Menu.

Traci Timmons
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Traci  Timmons (Director) has been a professional actor, singer, teacher, director, producer and administrator for many years. She is a graduate of the Northwest Actors Studio Conservatory Program where she later taught acting and served as Program Director. She has performed, directed and taught extensively throughout Westchester, New York City and Seattle. Traci is currently on the board of the Runaway Theatre Company, the Talent Relations Director for The Family Repertory Company, and a hall of fame member of Darknight Productions.  She is a producer and co-host for Word of Mom Radio and teaches voice and piano for Forbes Music Company.  She is also a certified health coach.  Directing credits include Last Few Steps, The Crucifixion and You Don’t Know How It Feels, in addition to numerous children’s theatre productions.  Traci has dedicated her life to helping people, and eliminating the stigma around abuse and empowering survivors. 

Carson Jones

Technical Director

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Carson Jones (Technical Director) began with Darknight running tech for the first four editions of What I Always Wanted to Do: The Musical and for Natural Causes in the NYC Fringe Festival. Carson's behind-the-scenes Off-Broadway experience includes the original productions of The Vagina Monologues, Trumbo, Margaret Cho’s I’m the One That I Want, The Umbilical Brothers in THWAK, Dustin Lance Black’s 8, and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. Carson Jones has performed in several shows and readings for Darknight, including Kevin Clancy's Pale Reflection, two Thomas Clancy pieces for Tom's memorial celebration, and in four editions of WIAWTD:TM. 

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