BAZ HALPIN - President & CEO A native of Ireland, Baz has lived both in London and Dublin, and relocated to Los Angeles permanently in 2010. He began in the entertainment industry in 1996 in Dublin, working as a lighting crew chief and programmer before moving to London to pursue a career in touring. Over the years, Baz has designed and directed some of the world's largest, most prestigious tours and performances. As the President and CEO of Silent House and Resident Director/Producer, Baz has his hand in a variety of projects, from television, film, and touring to large scale spectaculars.
TAMLYN WRIGHT - Production Designer & Partner Tamlyn recently joined the Silent House team, and brings with her over 18 years of Designing and Art Direction experience on some of the biggest shows on television. Her past projects include the MTV Movie Awards, the VMAs, the Academy Awards, the Emmys, Nick Sports Awards and the Grammys. Tamlyn has also designed for live pop acts, such as One Direction and Miley Cyrus Unplugged for MTV. Tamlyn has been nominated for seven primetime Emmys Awards, and has won four for her art direction of the 75th & 79th Academy Awards, Grammy Awards and the MTV Video Music Awards. Tamlyn is also currently teaching a master class in live show design at Cal Arts.
CORY FITZGERALD - Lighting Designer & Partner Cory started out working at a lighting shop in Los Angeles in 1998 and has descended into the madness that is live production ever since. After completing his degree at NYU, he moved into programming, touring, both for musical acts and a variety of Broadway and off Broadway theatrical work. Recent projects include designing for a variety of artists such as Bruno Mars, Beyoncé, Justin Bieber, Jennifer Lopez, Janet Jackson, Gwen Stefani, Skirllex, and many more. He currently resides in Los Angeles California and recently became a Senior Design Partner at Silent House Productions.
MELISSA GARCIA - Associate Creative Director Melissa joined the Silent House Productions family in 2012. Born and raised in Los Angeles, she grew up in the entertainment industry, singing and dancing. Her first big break was singing for the iconic movie, Beaches, where she performed “The Glory of Love” for the young Bette Midler, CeCe Bloom. As a dancer, she has been privileged to be part of numerous world tours and has shared the stage with artists such as Celine Dion, Kylie Minogue, Britney Spears, Katy Perry, No Doubt, and Paulina Rubio. Melissa also received a BFA in Public Relations from Chapman University. With the saying, “Once an Entertainer, always an entertainer,” Melissa is at home with Silent House, where she can bring her experience and knowledge as a performer to the production side.
JESSICA GAFFNEY - Creative Support Jessica joined Silent House in 2012 after 4 years of professional architectural design practice in Seattle. She has significant experience with hand drawing, 2D and 3D computer drafting, rendering, and concept design. Her world travels and work on a variety of performing arts projects lends a unique perspective. Jessica has a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Design from Montana State and a Master of Landscape Architecture from Ball State College of Architecture and Planning. Sheʼs passionate about creating responsive and immersive environments.
LETICIA LEON - Art Director Leticia is a recent graduate from California Institute of the Arts where she earned her BFA in Theatrical Scenic Design/Production. Leticia joined Silent House after finishing her internship with the company and landed the role of Assistant Art Director/Art Director. Currently Leticia has helped assist and art direct numerous live shows and events, as well as televised productions under the supervision of Tamlyn Wright, Chris Nyfield, and Baz Halpin. Having studied only theater, Leticia is excited to dive deeper into the world of live musical events, spectacles, and immersive environments, hoping to bring in a fresh perspective to the team.
AMANDA HAMILTON - Assistant Art Director Amanda is the newest member of the Silent House team. She was the lead production designer at V Squared Labs for three years where her focus was on lighting / visual design integration. She specialized in touring productions, festival stages, nightclub installations as well as experiential events and has worked with EDM artists Steve Aoki, Zhu, Krewella, Dillon Francis and the Chainsmokers. She holds a Bachelors of Architecture from the University of Kentucky and a Masters of Architecture from UCLA where she was active in theater design, projection mapping and visual programming. She is excited to learn and grow at Silent House under the direction of Baz Halpin, Chris Nyfield and Tamlyn Wright.