BEN TOSTADO

Director/Choreographer

DIRECTING & CHOREOGRAPHY CREDITS

The Great Pie Robbery…Or, We Really Knead the Dough 

                                                    (Off-Broadway Production 2017)

Kiss Me Kate (concert w/Melissa Errico)

Spike

Sinking Star

Flicker and a FIrestarter (AEA staged reading & workshop)

Songwriters Showcase 2016

Midnight Cowboy (AEA staged reading)                               

The Great Pie Robbery…Or, We Really Knead the Dough    

The Tiny Mustache (Workshop) 

War, She Said                                                                                                  Vashti! A New Musical                                                             

Mottel The Cantor’s Son  

Sunshine (World Premiere)                                                              

Company (staged reading)                                                                      

Diary of a Madman                                                                                     

Little Shop of Horrors                            

Orpheus and the Underworld     

Godspell                                                               

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Assistant Director

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Director/Choreographer

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Director/Choreographer

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Choreographer

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Asst. Choreographer

Asst. Choreographer

Choreographer

Playlight Theatre Company

Dir. Will Pomerantz; Bay Street Theatre

The Secret Theatre

Playlight Theatre Company

Playlight Theatre Company

Playlight Theatre Company

Playlight Theatre Company

Playlight Theatre Company

Playlight Theatre Comapny

The Gallery Players

Merkin Hall, The Kaufman Center

Merkin Hall, The Kaufman Center

Merkin Hall, The Kaufman Center

Ithaca College (student production)

Ithaca College (student production)

Ithaca College (mainstage production)

Ithaca College (mainstage production)

Starlight Amphitheatre, Burbank, CA

*Youth Prouductions available upon request.*

RELATED CREDITS

Playlight Theatre Company                                                                                                                      Founder/Artistic Director

The Peanut Gallery at The Gallery Players                                                                                              Teaching Artist/Co-Founder

Tada! Youth Theatre                                                                                                           Teaching Artist/Director-Choreographer

Summer Stars at Astoria Performing Arts Center                                                                                             Director-Choreographer

Project Broadway at Playhouse on the Green                                                                                   Teaching Artist/Program Director

Lucy Moses Musical Theatre Workshop at The Kaufman Center                                                                       Director-Choreographer

The Santaland Diaries at The Gallery Players                                                                                                      General Manager

Grind, Mufti Series at The York Theatre                                                                                                  Observer, dir. Annette Jolles

Also an active member of Actor’s Equity Association.

EDUCATION

Ithaca College, BFA Acting

Moment Work Training Lab, Tectonic Theatre Project

Manhattan School of Music, Professional Musical Theatre Workshop (with Paul Gemignani, Austin Pendleton, Joanna Merlin, Carolann Page)

Terry Schreiber, Scene Study

Andrew Byrne, Voice

Gwen Hillier, Daytime Drama (General Hospital)

Julie Tucker, Primetime Drama (Law & Order: SVU)

Broadway Dance Center, Jazz, Hip Hop, Theatre

ACTING RESUME available upon request

TEACHING RESUME available upon request

REFERENCES available upon request