NAPUA DAVOY- (composer/playwright/vocalist) has performed on concert stages and in major jazz venues in New York City and around the world, where she has toured extensively throughout Russia with her longtime collaborator, Russia’s famed pianist/composer Andrei Kondakov. Known for her passionate musicality that blends jazz and classical idioms, Davoy embues her dramatic writing with vibrant rhythm and her compositions with a unique freshness that firmly establishes her as a 21st Century artist.
A classically trained singer and accomplished pianist with advanced literary degrees, Davoy found her career transformed by her work on a series of avant-garde operas. Her writing soon expanded to include lyrics and dialogue, resulting in the creation of STELLA RISING and her new theatrical production FLY ME TO MIAMI currently in development. Davoy is also writing music for a new work about Maria Callas while finishing “Revolucion!,” the screenplay sequel to FLY ME TO MIAMI.
Karine Plantadit- director- was a soloist in the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater then Broadway: COME FLY AWAY (Kate), MOVIN’ OUT (Brenda/Jessica); THE LION KING (The Cheetah/Lioness); SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (Shirley Charles). Television: Sex and the City, Starved, guest starred on So You Think You Can Dance. Film: Frida (Josephine Baker), Stay, Chicago and Across the Universe. Commercials: LensCrafters, McDonalds. Concert/Cabaret: La Voix (one-woman show based on J. Cocteau’s " La Voix Humaine"); cabaret act portraying Josephine Baker and Lena Horne in The Museum of the City of NY; Carnegie Hall tribute to Frank Sinatra. Karine received a TONY Award, Astaire Award and Drama League Award nominations for her role in COME FLY AWAY. Karine is beyond delighted to have made her directorial debut with Fly Me To Miami and Stella Rising: two works created by Napua Davoy.