Board, Staff, Consultants, Associates
Executive Managing Business Director
Kristopher, a Native American of the Chickasaw and Cherokee tribes, has been composing music for over 40 years. In 2004 he received a region Emmy nomination for his original score for "Baby Doe's Heartbeat". In earlier years, he and his wife Ms. Andressen, had a band Amoureux Music which skillfully merged orchestrations and rock. He is also an accomplished film maker receiving Emmy nominations for his production including cinematography, being a producer, and composer.
He received his BFA at UNLV and also has extensive experience as a business entrepreneur. He currently works as a paralegal, accountant, and as Rubans Rouges Dance's principle composer. He currently acts as the Executive Managing Business Director for Rubans Rouges Dance on the Executive Board.
Please view the MUSICpage for samples of his work.
Executive Assistant, Stage Manager
Jay Kenneth, born and raised in Las Vegas, is an accomplished technician for the arts in film and dance production. He’s worked as a Stage Manager for “Awakenings & Beginnings Dance Festival” at Diavolo Space, a camera man for World Choreographer Awards, Sound Technician for various dance concerts at The Miles Memorial Playhouse, Diavolo Space, ARC in Pasadena, and a stage hand for Dance Expo 2012-2013. His videography credits across the arts include: ADaPT Fest, dozens of independent film projects and music concerts. His film credits include the Emmy nominated docu-drama “Baby Doe’s Heartbeat”, which earned him an EMA Media Award nomination for his sound mixing. He has mixed sound for other independent films such as “ENTROPY, Without Him” that played at major film festivals including Idylwild Cinefest, and Balinale Film Festival as official selections. Computer Science and graphic design are his second profession in which he’s designed marquee posters for top film and dance productions with some credits for music billboards. Fields of Study: Computer Science and Pharmaceuticals. He has interned at various Pharmaceutical companies and labs in which his main focus of study is compounding pharmaceuticals, is a licensed pharmacy technician, and is furthering his studies to become a Pharmacist and work as a chemist to find a cure for cancer.
Outreach Relations Director & Coordinator
Selenia Zepeda, A powerful generation X lady full of life and energy! Her strong work ethic and determination has brought her through life and a wealthy history of job experience in customer service, medical billing corporately and childcare. Providing medical billing for children with different mental health disorders intrigued her to find out more in the field concerning children, as she has such a deep love for them. Her background includes fulfilling her dream of graduating college with Associates Degree and a Bachelors Degree in Child Development at Ashworth College. She has been working in the field of Early Childhood Education for 9 years and has assisted with fundraising for the following organizations: the American Cancer Society, Relay for Life, Ronald McDonald House, Autism Speaks, SIDS Walk, Revlon Run Walk and Susan G. Komen Foundation. "It has been a blessing being part of these organizations that raise awareness, have such a huge crusade and gives back to the community. Being a big dreamer and a visionary I still continue to keep my options open as I continue to thrive with my talent and be part of something big that can help and influence others and our communities."
Peter Perkowski, founder of Perkowski Legal, PC. A former partner at an international law firm, Mr. Perkowski has nearly 20 years of experience in intellectual property, business litigation, and immigration matters. Mr. Perkowski started his career advising clients and litigating high-profile cases at the Los Angeles entertainment powerhouse Troop Steuber Pasich Reddick & Tobey, followed by stints with top international firms Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and Winston & Strawn. His experience has included litigating, consulting, and advising on patent, trademark, copyright, publicity rights, false advertising, and trade secret disputes, as well as providing guidance on IP rights protection, enforcement, licensing, and clearance. He has appeared in state and federal trial-level and appellate courts across the country and has also assisted clients in immigration matters before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (formerly the INS) and immigration courts at all levels. For his work, Managing Intellectual Property has named him an “IP Star” (2013-2015), and Intellectual Asset Management has given him a Bronze rating in its IAM Patent 1000 (2012-2015), recognizing him as a “brilliant strategist” with “intellectual firepower” who provides “outstanding client service” across the spectrum of IP litigation. In 2010, the National LGBT Bar Association included Mr. Perkowski on its inaugural Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 list.
Board Members (not all listed)