Stephanie Cox-Williams, SFX/Gore Designer
Stephanie Cox-Williams is an SFX/gore designer, actor, fight choreographer and director mainly for Independent Theater and Film in New York. SFX/gore design credits include: Theatre – RIZING (Flux Theater), THE TEMPLE (Tin Drum Productions), R+J+Z (Opera House Arts at the Stonington Opera House & New Ohio Theater with Hard Sparks), BAT BOY (New Jersey Institute of Technology), FRANKENSTEIN UPSTAIRS (Gideon Productions), THE CHEATER’S CLUB (The Amoralists), MAN WHO LAUGHS (Stolen Chair Theater Company), BLAST RADIUS (Gideon), BREW OF DEAD II-OCTOBERFLESH (Dysfunctional Theater), ZOMBIE WEDDING (RC Staab/The NY Fringe), THE TOWER, MOTHERBOARD, DEATH VALLEY (Antimatter Collective), THE BLOOD BROTHERS PRESENT…horror anthologies (Blood Brothers Productions), LITTLE ONE (Nosedive Productions), NEIGHBORHOOD 3 (SPF); Film – THEY WILL OUTLIVE US ALL (a gotta and two shearers), HOUSE GUESTS, EVERMORE and MONDAY (Sinister Six Must Be Destroyed Festival), Assistant Effects/Make-up – ANNIVERSARY DINNER (gotta/enk) and ZOMBIES: A LIVING HISTORY (History Channel). She was named "Queen of Gore" by the NY Press and the "Tom Savini of Off-Off Broadway" by the New York Times.
Actor Credits: Theater – Florence in IT'S GETTING TIRED MILDRED (The Brick Theater), Actress B in IN THE GREAT EXPANSE OF SPACE,… (Matt Freeman/the Brick), Dolly and Various Roles in THE BLOOD BROTHERS PRESENT…FREAKS FROM THE MORGUE, Grandma Blood in THE BLOOD BROTHERS PRESENT…PULP and BEDLAM NIGHTMARES, Flora and Mother in THE LITTLE ONE (Nosedive Productions), Gorman in STARBOAT (Nosedive/Vampire Cowboys-Saloon), Louisa in THE FANTASTICKS (The Gingerbread Players); Film – Extra in THE BIG BAD (gotta/enk), Stephanie in HOUSE GUESTS (Broken Window Films).
Fight Choreography (Theater): SENILE AGITATION (The Draft Festival), HIS BEAUTY (Planet Connections), ROOM WITH NO VIEW (THE BLOOD BROTHER’S PRESENT…THE NEW GUIGNOL), THE STORY OF ICARUS PHOENIX (Fight Fest 2009).
Director Credits (Theater): Various vignettes for THE BLOOD BROTHER’S PRESENT…horror anthologies, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, BAREFOOT IN THE PARK.
She has she received a B.A. in Theatre, a Musical Theatre Conservatory degree and a Masters of Art in Educational Theatre. She is also a Master Mason of the award winning Brick Theatre. She is part of the Indie Theater Hall Of Fame, 2011 and a NYIT Award Recipient for "Best Innovative Design" R+J+Z, 2015