The Creative Team
Perrin Post is a fiscal year 2015 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature; and by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Perrin Post is the Artistic Director and Producer of Buffalo Gal Productions - a non-profit organization which creates original concept shows and theatrical revues including: Broadway's Legendary ladies; Hormel Girls; Monsters, Witches & Freaks; Martinis, Girls & Guns; Vixens; Ten Years Later.
Ms. Post was instrumental in developing and producing new works at the original Loring Playhouse. A passionate advocate for Twin Cities theater, she directed and created the Opening numbers for the Ivey Awards from 2006 through 2012.
Composer & Arranger
Dina Maccabee is a composer, songwriter, and performer in a variety of styles, from traditional American string music to contemporary experimental composition. She has developed her sound over the last decade as a versatile and creative string player and vocalist while touring internationally with Julia Holter, Real Vocal String Quartet, Vienna Teng, Beth Custer Ensemble, and others.
A graduate of Wesleyan University's graduate program in composition, Dina makes up half the songwriting duo Ramon & Jessica, who have been nominated for an Izzy award and awarded grants from East Bay Fund for Artists and San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music. She has released solo albums on Geomancy and Contraphonic labels and was selected as an Artist in Residence at Headlands Center for the Arts in 2018 and Byrdcliffe Artist Colony in 2012.
LAURIE FLANIGAN HEGGE
Book & Lyrics
Laurie Flanigan Hegge is a Twin-Cities based actor, teacher, playwright, and lyricist whose work includes Hormel Girls (book & lyrics), a new musical originated by Perrin Post in collaboration with composer Hiram Titus, See Jane Vote (book & lyrics) with composer James Kaplan, Loose Lips Sink Ships with Kaplan and co-writer Jacinda Duffin, and Twenty Days to Find a Wife and Tales Along the Minnesota trail with composer Marya Hart. Laurie serves as the Twin Cities Regional Representative for the Dramatists Guild of America.
Robert holds degrees from Yale University, the College-Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, and Carleton College, is a proud member of the Dramatist Gulid, ASCAP, the American Composer Forum, and MPR, and lives with his wife and family in Minneapolis.
As an orchestrator, he is the recipient of the Tony and Drama Desk nominations for his work on the Braodway production of The Lion King (for which he also supplied dance and incidental music arrangements).