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Behind the Scenes: Technical Resume of Valerie Saunders



TOMBSTONE | Props & Lighting | Props Location/Placement & Lighting Assistance on the ‘Bird Cage Theatre’ Set | Soundstage Scenes filmed at Old Tucson Studios, Tucson, AZ for Cinergi Pictures

LETTERS TO THE SKY | Props | Private Home Production, Scottsdale, AZ

SONGS OF THE DESERT | Production Assistant | Brigham Young University (BYU) Students | Taliesin West, Scottsdale, AZ

REQUITED | Wardrobe & Jewelry | Supplied Additional Wardrobe and Jewelry for several female cast members, including myself | Finalist that same year for the Student Academy Awards | Madeline Puzzo, Director | 1871 Western filmed at Gammon’s Gulch Movie Set, Point Park University, Cochise County, Benson, AZ

SEARLE PHARMACY | Choreographer | Industrial at Phoenix Civic Plaza, Phoenix, AZ

CANADIAN MUSIC VIDEO | Choreographer | Mountains of Sedona, AZ


ATONEMENT | Therese the Townswoman & Lead Singer in Chapel | 1890s Western Christian | Apache Junction, AZ

A LITTLE LIE | Carol the Cook | Teenagers and Teachers Video| Life Teen Productions, Phoenix, AZ

RACE CAR DRIVERS | Discovery Channel | Tucson, AZ

STAGE & SCREEN | Arizona (Statewide) | All Ages | Adults & Children


MAKEUP STYLES | Current, 1940s, Western

RACES | Caucasian, Mexican, American Indian, Black, Asian

TYPES | Modern, Natural Look, 1940s, Halloween, Drunken Look, Western

SKILLS | Share how to best hydrate the skin and cleanse it


HONEYBUNS | Female Vocal Trio Expanded Repertoire: Andrews Sisters, Big Band, Show Tunes, Sing-Along, Skits, Commercials, Tap Dance Performed in Maricopa and Pima Counties in AZ Additional Positions Held: Performer, Booking Agent, Choreographer


HONEYBUNS | Stage Manager | Female Vocal Trio | Arizona (Statewide)

TRIBUTE TO PATSY CLINE | Stage Manager | Arizona (Statewide)

COWGAL VAL | Stage Manager | Arizona (Statewide) 2007

MOVIE MUSICAL SALUTE | Stage Manager | Arizona (Statewide)

WESTERN SONGS OF YESTERYEAR | Stage Manager | Chandler, AZ

PATRIOTIC TRIBUTE | Stage Manager | Chandler, AZ

GRAND PALACE MUSICAL REVUE | Stage Manager | Old Tucson Studios, Tucson, AZ

COWGIRL VAL | Director | Yodeler, Comedienne, Storyteller, AZ History | Arizona (Statewide)

PINOCCHIO | Assistant Director | Phoenix Children’s Theater, Phoenix, AZ

GRAND PALACE MUSICAL REVUE | Assistant Director | Old Tucson Studios,Tucson, AZ


PHOENIX SUNS | Gorilla Mascot Routine | Phoenix, AZ

*For complete list, see separate Choreography page.


BALLROOM | Swing, Waltz, Cha Cha, Fox Trot, Polka

STAGE | Basic Stage Movement, Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Clogging

COUNTRY | Two Step, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Different Line Dances, Waltz


SEWING DONE BY HAND | Sew, Hem, Alterations | Personal travel kit

CIRCA 1880-1890 WARDROBE | Cowgirl, Townswoman, Madam, Saloon Girl | Matching Cape & Reticule (large purse)

CIRCA 1920-1960 WARDROBE | Modern Cowgirl, Christmas

ACCESSORIES | Jewelry, Shoes, Evening Purses, Stockings, Hats


PRIVATE VOCAL INSTRUCTOR | Voice Lessons for all ages & assisted a few students with speech impediments | 2004-2011

STAGE INSTRUCTOR | Acting Classes for all ages

STAGE INSTRUCTOR | Improvisation Classes for all ages


First Aid, CPR Hands Only, Defibrillator

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