jon JON PROVAN (Book/Music/Lyrics, Musical Director, Producer)
Jon Provan is a theatrical writer and the Senior Musical Director at Porch Light Productions in Glen Rock, NJ, where he has worked on dozens of shows since 2009. He received the 2013 NJACT Perry Award for Outstanding Music Direction (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Porch Light Productions, June 2013). The original musical Stage Fright, featuring Jon's music and lyrics, is produced annually at Porch Light, and the short-form musical My Date With A Zombie, for which he composed the score, premiered last fall at SoLuna Studio in Hauppage, NY. Jon has written hundreds of songs for rock bands and film scores, including the entire soundtrack for the upcoming New Comic Day, a feature-length motion picture (Saturday Pictures, Jupiter, FL).
jon RYAN PIFHER (Director)
Ryan is the co-founder and Artistic Director of Porch Light Productions in Glen Rock, NJ, a theatre and performance studio that has produced nearly 100 productions since its opening in 2005. Directing credits include: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Outstanding Direction of a Musical, NJACT), [title of show], The Wedding Singer, Little Shop of Horrors, Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, Noises Off (Outstanding Direction of a Play Nomination, NJACT), I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, Picasso at the Lapine Agile, The Last Five Years, RENT, Into the Woods, Fat Pig, Dinner With Friends, Play It Again, Sam. Acting credits (Member of SAG-AFTRA) include: Beyond Therapy, Information, Please (Best Actor Nomination, Spotlight On Festival), Romeo and Juliet, Round and Round the Garden, The Shape of Things, Noises Off. Writing credits include: Stage Fright: The Musical (Nominations for Outstanding Original Musical, Outstanding Direction of a Musical and Outstanding Youth Performer, NJACT).
jon JENN PIFHER (Co-Producer)
Jenn Pifher is the co-owner and Managing Director of Porch Light Productions, a theatre and performance studio in Glen Rock, NJ. She has been working as a theatre professional for over 10 years, with experience in marketing, fundraising, costume design, stage management, business management and producing. Jenn previously served as the Director of Marketing and Communications for an 800-seat performing arts center in Hanover, PA, and managed fundraising campaigns, marketing and special events for the the Allied Arts Fund in Harrisburg, PA. Jenn is also the owner and creative director of Porch Light Media, a graphics and web design company.

Murnane Casting, a New York City based, full-service casting office that provides creative casting services for theatre, film and television nationwide. Chad Murnane has been casting for several years having worked for many New York City talent agencies and casting offices. A graduate of the CAP21 Musical Theatre Conservatory and of Interlochen Arts Academy, Chad remains active in the theatrical community and is currently involved in the development of several new musicals. Originally from Florida, he now collaborates with producers and creative teams on theatrical and film ventures in New York, London and Los Angeles.

jon MAUREEN GLENNON (Choreographer)
Maureen is a dancer, choreographer and dance educator. She is founder and artistic director of moe-tion dance theater, a contemporary modern dance company based in NJ. Maureen's choreography has been presented extensively throughout the tri-state area. Her work has been commissioned by Montclair State University, Beyondance, County College of Morris, Raritan Valley Community College, Ballet Forte, Think Pink! Cause a Co*Motion, Arts Access Program at Matheny Medical and Educational Center, numerous high school dance departments throughout NJ and Steffi Nossen School of Dance in White Plains, NY. In 2011, Maureen was the recipient of a Dance Educator Fellowship at Bates Dance Festival in Maine. She currently holds a full-time teaching position at Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School Gifted & Talented Dance Program and is also an active board member of Dance New Jersey. Maureen has previously been on faculty at College of Morris, where she earned her AS in Recreation & Leisure/Dance and Montclair State University, where she earned her BFA in Dance.

ERIC HARRIZ (Set Designer)
Eric has been living and working in the New York arts community since 1988. He has designed for Film, Television, Dance and Theatre in the 26 years since coming to NYC. Eric has seen his theatrical and dance designs produced in such diverse venues as the Joseph Papp Public Theater in NYC, El Teatro De Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico, and Theater Artaud in San Francisco, CA. Over the past 26 years, he has had the pleasure of collaborating with many talented Directors and Choreographers, including Liviu Ciulei from Romania, Cynthia Gregory of ABT, Ann Marie DeAngelo of the Joffery Ballet and Ballet De Monterrey, and the renowned director of musical theater, Norb Joerder. Although Eric has been working with Director Ryan Pifher and Musical Director Jon Provan for the past two years, Coming of Age marks the first totally new musical presentation that they will be working on together. The prospect of this collaboration is nearly as exciting as his biggest project to date – the twelfth year in the life of triplets born to him and his wife Gina in October of 2001.
ZACH PIZZA (Lighting Design)
Zach always enjoys working with Jon and the Porch Light Productions team and is excited to be back at NYMF after having designed The Two-Month Rule two seasons ago. Selected credits – Off-Broadway: On The Head Of A Pin (59E59). New York: Dream Babies (St. Clements Theater), In The Heights (Lehman Stages). Regional: The Other Place, Motherhood Out Loud and RX (Dreamcatcher Rep), The Last 5 Years, RENT (Porch Light Productions), Carrie, Into The Woods (interACT Productions). Assistant LD: Philharmonic 360 (Park Avenue Armory, NY). Assistant to LD: Rock Of Ages (Helen Hayes Theater). Thanks always to all of my friends and families. Purchase College alumnus.