Simean “Sim” Carpenter, Projection Designer

Sim is a young African American designer originally from Baltimore, MD. He has been designing theater/stages since the age of 13. He is currently a freelance teaching artist, lighting, projection and set designer in Chicago, IL. As a designer and assistant designer, his credits include: HELA, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Native Son, Cat In The Hat, Eurydice, CRAZY, Christina the Girl King, Legally Blonde, After Mrs. Julie, and Eye for an Eye.

David Goodman-Edberg, Lighting Designer & Production Stage Manager

David is delighted to continue collaborating with Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre after lighting and stage managing last year’s fall performance series, My Past / Our Present.David has designed with such companies as Eisenhower Dance Detroit, Visceral Dance Chicago, Joel Hall Dancers, Thodos Dance Chicago, RE|dance group, Chicago Repertory Ballet, and Marlene Skog & Dancers, among others. David has also designed with a number of Chicago’s storefront theaters.

Jordan Ross, Costume Designer

Jordan is honored to return for a second season with CRDT. Her long and varied career include designs for theatre, opera, television, film, commercials and cruise ships. Recent credits are the Comedy Dive Show Big Daddy’s Hideaway Heist, We Will Rock You, and Mama Mia. Chicago dance highlights: Havana Blue, Renatus, Habaneras, and 5 Easy Lessons all for the River North Dance Company, and The Man That Got Away, performed at River North, the Joffrey Ballet, and the Giordano Dance Company.

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