About Vitality Productions

Vitality Productions boldly envisions a new paradigm, looking towards "what could be" on the world stage of Los Angeles. The goal: to create a community with the capability of effecting real change through mindful entertainment. In this pursuit, we have focused our passion on producing insightful theater and film that awakens curious minds to humanity at large. We strive to be "the little company that could" and ultimately, have fun while bringing you something different.
 
Our ensemble originates primarily from alumni of the University of Evansville, a small liberal arts school in the heart of Indiana with an exceptional theater department headed by John David Lutz. Our company is continually growing and new members from around the world are finding a home with Vitality Productions.

Bios

Liz Vital
, CEO and Executive Director, moved to Los Angeles after gaining a BFA from the University of Evansville. After deciding against grad. school and making the roadtrip to the west coast she has found solace and excitement in building an artistic  company from the ground up. Nothing would be possible without the hard work, positivity and dedication of her former UET classmates and new found friends as well.

 

Nick Mills, Artistic Director, is a founding member, producer and actor with Vitality Productions in Los Angeles. He received his Masters in Acting from New York University and his BFA from the University of Evansville in Indiana, where he is originally from. He is honored to be working with his best friend to create imaginative raw material that inspires, enlightens and entertains.

 

Bill Heck, The Consultant, has worked with Vitality Productions from the beginning, selling tickets for their flagship production Evil Cheerleaders. Since then he has been fight director for The Credeaux Canvas, directed Boys' Life for which he also designed set and sound, acted in The Receptionist, designed postcards, sold and sipped beer, and fulfilled myriad other duties in the service of Vitality. Additional acting work...Film: Ashtray, Neuro0109.  TV: The Closer (TNT), NCIS (CBS), Numb3rs (CBS), CSI:NY (CBS), Medium (NBC).  Broadway: Brooklyn Boy (MTC).  Off-Broadway: Pig Farm (Roundabout), Much Ado About Nothing (Public Theatre/NYSF).  Other New York: Unlimited (Slant Theatre Project), Chopin's Preludes (HERE).  Regional: All's Well That Ends Well (Yale Rep), Our Town (Berkeley Rep), Street Scene and The Tempest (CCTC).  BFA - University of Evansville, MFA - NYU Grad Acting.

Involved

Julie Benton, Kelly Brady, Karen Bullis, Farah Bunch, Justin Bunch, Alicia Chesney, Nick Clark,  Erin Collins,Josephine Haggerty, Diane Hopkins, Ben Feldman, Nathan Johnson, Allison King, Ryan King, Rami Malek, Michelle Morales, Michelle Mullitz, Emily Niven, Nick Niven, Susan Niven, Carrie Preston, Rachel Ross, Luis Salazar, Coit Scharringhausen, Tim Schavitz, Terry Shusta, Dan Stayne, James Stayne, Peter Story, Eileen T'Kaye, Robert Tintoc, Linda Vital


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