About

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Wayne is a craftsman. He works with wood, words, sound, steel, light, and heart to create theater, films, puppets, props, sets, lighting, and homes. His acting, improv, sound design, and audio engineering have been featured in theater, film festival, feature film, recorded and performed music, and television.

Highlights of Wayne’s work:

Wayne Schrengohst Short Films/Video:

FLY,
TOO FAR,
LEE KNEW ASHLEY HAD KILLED WAYNE,
MEDUSA
(see HOME page for viewing)

Other Film and Video:

THE LOUISE LOG (2013 Season) Shorty Awards finalist for BEST WEB SERIES
Writer/Director: Anne Flournoy
Art Director: Wayne Schrengohst
Starring: Morgan Hallett, Jennifer Sklias-Gahan, Everett Quinton (co-founder The Ridiculous Theatrical Company), …
The Louise Log

CLOSED DOOR (2010) Short. Official Selection Brooklyn International Film Festival
produced and directed by Heather Takahashi
Assistant Director, Sound Design, Assistant Camera, and Animation
by Wayne Schrengohst

Music by Teho Teardo (Il Divo 2008 winner Migliore Musicista)
Starring: Pascal Yen-Pfister (The Louise Log 2012), Tina Balthazar, Shaun Brown, Anouk Dutruit, Caroline Huet, and Gabriel Kubitz (from the band Stationary Set)

THE LONG GOODNIGHT Feature Film (2014) (based on SHORT “CURFEW”)
(CURFEW short won Academy Award for Best Short Film, Live Action)
Writer/Director/Starring Shawn Christensen (of Stellastar)
Starring Fatima Ptacek (Dora the Explorer)
Main Drag Guitar Patron – Wayne Schrengohst

Daniela Sea. Audition Reel for Daniela Sea’s L-Word audition.
Produced, directed, and acting by Wayne Schrengohst.

Bitch and the Exciting Conclusion, Music Video BULLET
Directed by Wayne Schrengohst and JR Shot This

Other Videography and Promotional Video
LAVA (Brooklyn based acrobatic dance company) Promotional Video
Peggy Shaw – Must, Lost Lounge
Katherine Brickell – Comedy Video
Amanda Palmer
LEXISNEXIS – Produced Comedy Mashups for in-house conventions

Theater, Performance, and Dance:

BEAST, 1978,
a musical comedy.
Written and Directed by Wayne Schrengohst
Puppet by Perry Arthur,
Cast: Elizabeth Wingate, James Rice, John Rice, Martha Wingate, Soni Moreno, Bonnie Cope-Arnold (puppeteer)
Choreography/Dance: Leslie Dillingham
Score: Mike Mahaffey
Presented by Joseph Campbell and Jean Erdman’s Theater of the Open Eye

THUNDER BAY 1979
A Psychological Mystery Musical in the head of a lighthouse keeper.
Directed by John Gerstad
Score by Oscar Brand
Book by John Gerstad and Oscar Brand
Produced by Lucille Lortel
Set and Lights by Wayne Schrengohst
Starring: Dan Hamilton

REVENGE OF THE SPACE PANDAS 1977 World Premiere
A psychedelic sci-fi musical by David Mamet
Lighting by Wayne Schrengohst
written for and presented by St Clements

Lighting Design, Stage Manager, Technical Director, and/or Tour Manager for over 200 productions, 1975 to present, including The Open Eye, Helen Kent (of Alwin Nikolais), Chang Ching (Asian Tour), Mateo, David Hykes, Robert Hunter, Philip Glass, Teji Ito, Eric Bass, Neo-Theatricaon, Frank Silvera Writers workshop, Margaret Creske Dancers, The Dance Ring, Charles “Tex” Hightower, Capesio, Allen Winroth, Ira Lewis, …

Guitarist/Bandleader:
PINKBROWN, a NY eclectic jazz rock act, from 1991 till 2003.
Bandleader/guitarist Wayne Schrengohst
The band was based on a weekly jam session in Wayne’s recording studio.
Musicians, poets, and rappers who played with PINKBROWN over the years. Bob Barnes, Gregory Latty, Reggie Taylor, Michael P. Nordberg, Yictove, Dean Bowman, Eve Moon, CD, Michael Banks, Gary Andrew Berger,Yasko Ikegami, Steve Berman, Shariff, K Funk, Melissa Dubin-Snyder, KJ Holmes, Bernice (Boom Boom) Brooks (Tito Puente, Gregory Hines, Patti Labelle), Sandra Fiddler (of Parliament-Funkadelic), Mary Ann McSweeney, and Jeffrey Gold.

Previous Bands include Everybody’s People, Raw Dog, and The Hogs.

Highlights of Wayne’s audio engineering and/or producing include work for:

LAVA (Brooklyn based acrobatic dance company)
Bitch and Animal (Co-produced with Ani DiFranco),
Bitch Solo,
John Cameron Mitchell’s SHORTBUS,
Kat Dyson (guitarist for Prince, Cyndi Lauper),
Daniela Sea,
Murray Hill,
Penny Arcade,
SHOWTIME’s THE L-WORD,
Cindy Blackman (drummer for Lenny Kravitz),
Vivian Stoll (Split Britches, Peggy Shaw),
Roma Baran (McGarrigle Sisters, Laurie Anderson),
       ROMA BARAN & VIVIAN STOLL PRODUCTIONS
Rosalie Sorrels: STRANGERS IN ANOTHER COUNTRY
       2009 (Redhouse Records)
       GRAMMY NOMINATION Best Traditional Folk Album
       Produced by Rosalie Sorrels, Roma Baran & Vivian Stoll.
       Engineering: Wayne Schrengohst
Annette Aguilar,
Kit McClure Big Band,
Clemente Ruiz and the Latin Rhythm Devils,
Heather Lil’ Mama Hardy
Eve Moon (guitarist)
LEXISNEXIS

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