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Enroll NOW For our Spring semester and be part of the St. George Theatre's Performing Arts Experience!
Sing, Act, Dance on the St. George Theatre stage!!! Set Design/Stage Craft Classes offered too!
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~ Performing Arts Program STAFF Biographies ~
John Stewart (AEA) is an award winning international director, choreographer, actor and writer. Since 1991, every summer John travels north to perform the role of Artistic Director of the acclaimed Weathervane Repertory Theatre -an Equity summer theater in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. In the winter John travels south where he performs again as Artistic Director of ArtBridge, a NYC theater company performing bilingual theater in Central AmericaThe fall & spring find John here in Staten Island where he teaches for SI Family Music. Together, with Mary, and musical director, Bobby Hirschhorn, they produce & direct cabaret and children's theater. His most recent smash hit, "Peter Pan" performed at The St George Theater by his most favorite young actors from Our Lady Of Good Counsel School! All year John is the Director Island rock stars! As well as being the director of SKYBO Productions & Casting (NYC). Some of John's performing credits include: Chuck Baxter/Promises, Promises (McCarter Theater), Harold Hill /Music Man (Surflight Theater, Jay Binder, director), Sir Anthony/The Rivals (Indiana Rep, Tom Haas, director), John Proctor/The Crucible (Palace Theater), John/When the Cookie Crumbles
(Promenade Theatre NYC) Directing credits include: Ogunquit Playhouse (ME), Surflight Theater (NJ), McCarter Theater (NJ), Princeton University Triangle Show (NJ), Seacoast Repertory Theater (NH) The Weathervane Theater (NH) Favorite roles: Lt. Cioffi/Curtains, Henry Higgins/My Fair Lady, Alfie Byrne/Man Of No Importance, Harold/Full Monty, Albert Peterson/Bye Bye Birdie. John is thrilled and honored to have the opportunity to bring his lifetime of experience in the theater to the talented young actors of Staten Island at the incredible St. George Theatre!
Mary Lee Marson-Aloia
Mary Aloia (Mary Lee Marson - AEA) is a professional actress and singer who trained under some of the greats: Craig Carnelia, Margo Moser, Sarah Louise Lazarus, Larry Hill, Jay Harnick & Sir Milton Lyon. She has performed Off Broadway at The York Theater and at The Criterion Center. Regionally at McCarter Theater , The Indiana Repertory Theater, The Weathervane Theater & Surflight Theater, to name a few. Some of her favorite musical theater roles include: Eva Peron in EVITA, Peter in PETER PAN, Liesl, Maria & Mother Abbess in THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Anna in THE KING & I, Sandy in GREASE, Irene Molloy in HELLO DOLLY, Fran Kubelik in PROMISES, PROMISES & Peggy in GODSPELL. Mary is bringing her experience as an Equity actress, her many years teaching Music Together to Staten Island's youngest musicians, her directing children's choirs & children's theater to Staten Island's wonderful young performers (with John Stewart) - she is bringing these fantastic experiences and her LOVE of children & the theater to SGT Performing Arts Academy!
Vicki Fiorentino is a Pratt Institute graduate and the proprietor of Vicki's Art & Design Studio, creating murals and faux finishes in private homes & businesses. Vicki has a passion for theater set design and has been the creative design force responsible for many local stage art/sets including her most recent designs for OLGC school performances of Joseph & the Technicolor Dreamcoat, Godspell and Peter Pan.
Wayne Miller, a Staten Island resident, began his career as an actor, appearing in more than 40 productions in regional and off-Broadway theatre, film, and television and spent twelve years as the host of Time Warner Cable's academic game show, Cranial Crunch. He has been a designer and producer of live theatrical events for more than two decades. As a lighting designer, his credits include the American Premiere of the stage version of Stephen King's Misery, the New York premieres of The Blue Angel and Yankee Tavern, designs for artists as varied as Alan King, Judy Collins and Chazz Palminteri, and more than 20 productions for SI Shakespearean Theatre, where he is currently the Producing Artistic Director. He is a former adjunct faculty member in the Performing and Creative Arts Department at the College of Staten Island. and the current production manager at the St. George Theatre.
Stephanie Bianco (PAA Office Manager)
Stephanie Bianco is a NYS certified teacher with years of experience working with children and families. Stephanie will be the office manager for our Performing Arts Academy. Please speak with Stephanie with any questions related to this program, including scheduling and paying tuition. You can contact Stephanie via email at SGT.PAA@sgtr.org 24/7 or call her at the theatre on Mondays from 3:30pm to 6:30pm at 718-442-2900.
Doreen Cugno (SGT Executive Director/Co-Founder)
Doreen Cugno graduated from Point Park University, (Pittsburgh) in 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree In Dance & Minor in Music. Before taking on the role as executive director at the theatre, Doreen taught dance and managed the dance studios with her family as well as teaching art at St. Margaret Mary's School. Doreen Cugno worked side by side with her mom, Mrs. Rosemary, and sister Luanne to rescue the St. George Theatre from being torn down in 2004. As executive director, Doreen is responsible for developing the programming -- outreach programs, educational programs, concerts, family shows, and rentals. She is also the artistic director of the Christmas Show. Doreen also handles the advertising and marketing, fundraising, and restoration projects. Doreen is a judge for The Omega Dance Challenge, a leading dance competition touring the US. Doreen is a member of the League of Historic American Theaters, Association of Performing Arts Presenters, and the Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the executive board with the Friends of Thirteen.