RENO VENTURI Director
Reno Venturi is a Director, Actor, Vocalist and Acting Coach who has many stage credits to his name. Award-winning shows Reno has directed include Gypsy, Cabaret, Nuts and Brighton Beach Memoirs, to name a few. His performances include productions of Man of La Mancha, The Fantasticks, and The Diaries of Adam and Eve shown in venues throughout California, Missouri, Boston, Maine and New York. In addition to Reno's stage credits, he has many acting & directing credits including national commercials, TV, films and Indie project films at the Sundance Film Festival. He has taught acting for the High Desert Talent Agency, Sacred Heart University, New England Academy of Theatre (NEAT), as well as for schools and colleges in California. Reno has directed for the "Short & NEAT One-Act Play Festival" and has produced it since 2000. Previously the Artistic Managing Director of the New England Academy of Theatre, he now owns and operates his own acting & producing company, the Actors Gym.
KAT O'SULLIVAN Stage Manager
Kat has worked as Stage Manager on several productions and is pleased to once again be working under the direction of Reno Venturi. She was one of the original co-founders of the innovative theatre group, Mastermind Productions. Kat held one of the coveted internships with the world-renowned Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut and was offered a permanent position with that prestigious organization. She was the original Stage Manager of the Nipples To The Wind premiere in 2006, and is now a permanent member of the national road tour.