MARS Theatricals was created in 1999 by Amy Danis and Mark Johannes, in order to develop and produce new plays and musicals.
Ms. Danis began her career as a dancer/actress and has performed on Broadway, in national tours and regional productions. She was a member of The Atlanta Ballet, The Joffrey Ballet, and was on the faculty of the Lee Strasburg Institute teaching Stage Movement for Actors. As a choreographer, Ms. Danis has created work for musical theatre, opera and repertory dance companies.
Amy is a member of the Broadway League, League of Off-Broadway Theaters and Producers, and the League of Professional Theatre Women.
Mr. Johannes is an actor and musician, and has performed in NYC and regionally in film and on television. He is a member of the League of American Theatres and Producers and also sits on the Board of Governors of New River Dramatists, a not-for-profit venture in Healing Springs, NC dedicated to developing new works for film, theater and television. He is a member of the League of Off-Broadway Theaters and Producers, and both Ms. Danis and Mr. Johannes are graduates of the Commercial Theater Institute.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER SERVICES
Project Development is our middle name! Whether your project has just been written, or needs the final push to a commercial production, we can help you make the necessary decisions to reach your goal.
Our services include:
Advise on future production track, ie workshop or regional productions, etc.
Consult on workshop or regional productions prior to Broadway
Advise on Script and Music revisions, rewrites (as requested)
Advise in selection and interviews of key personnel as required, such as General Manager, Production Attorney, Accountant, Director, Choreographer, Designers, Advertising Agency, Marketing Company and Press Representatives, Stage Managers, and Merchandise Co.
Review and comment on: All contracts, Offering Papers, Production and Weekly Budgets, and Recoupment Schedule
Assist in Regional Theater search as well as Broadway theater search
Assist in General Partner and Co-producer search
Advise on Advertising, Marketing and Press strategies