Sister Act Creative
Kristin is returning after Directing/Choreographing Newsies this past March. National Tours: The Drowsy Chaperone (2nd National). NYC Credits: Kingdom Come (NYC DUTF), Parker & Dizzy (NYC Fringe), Girl's Night (Off Broadway NYC Closing Cast), Girl Talk (Off Broadway). Regional: Fulton Theatre, Arizona Broadway, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. Local: Little Miss Sunshine (Sheryl), Next to Normal (Scene’s Standout Performance of 2017 as Diana), Kris Kringle the Musical (World Premiere), Thoroughly Modern Millie, Little Me , Jane Eyre, Ragtime, Reefer Madness among others. Directorial/Choreography: Newsies, A Chorus Line , Chicago, Funny Thing…Forum, Titanic the Musical, Wedding Singer , Bonnie & Clyde, Anything Goes, The Producers, Guys & Dolls, Toxic Avenger (Choreographer), and The Addams Family. Thank you to this unbelievable cast, crew and orchestra, Heidi and Mandi, and a stellar production team! All her love to her husband Taylor.
Stage Manager/Lighting OperatorMandi Stevens
Mandalyn Stevens is happy to be home in Cleveland! She has traveled between Ohio, Florida, Michigan, and North Carolina as a production stage manager. Her recent credits include Newsies, Little Shop of Horrors, and Summerland. She looks forward to continuing her work here at The Brecksville Theatre. She wants to send thanks to her cast and crew for their hard work and dedication. Thanks to her family and friends for their support! She’d also like to say “meow” to her fur babies”
Scenic DesignerFrankie Castrovillari
Frankie is a freelance lighting and set designer and is excited to be back at The Brecksville Theatre, having recently worked on A Streetcar Named Desire and Newsies here. Recent credits include Rock of Ages at the Players Guild Theatre, Harriet Tubman: An American Moses at Magical Theatre Company, and the world premiere of The Story of an Hour (opera) at Kent State University. When not working, Frankie can be found eating pasta and paying for a gym membership that he never uses.
Tobias PeltierLighting and Sound Designer
Tobias is a transplanted West Coast native where he cut his teeth in Theatre and Film working on multiple Emmy award winning television shows including NCIS and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. After moving to New York City, Tobias worked on various Broadway productions including the Tony award winning Wicked and winner of the Drama Desk Award The Best is Yet to Come: the Music of Cy Coleman. Tobias currently serves as the Technical Director of the premier event space on the West Side of Cleveland at the Breen Center for the Performing Arts. Tobias is a Guest Designer in residence at Illinois Wesleyan University. Tobias’ newest residency is at Ohio Northern University where he serves as the Resident Sound Designer. Recent Design credits for The Brecksville Theatre include Chicago (Lighting Design) and Newsies! (Lighting Design). Other credits include: Fame! (Sound Design) at Illinois Wesleyan University, Angels in America and Angels in America: Perestroika (Sound Design).
Music Director/AccompanistHeidi Herczig
Costume DesignerDaniel Justin Bilewicz
“D. Justin Bilewicz III is a freelance Costume Designer. Justin is the costume shop supervisor at Ashland University, and the Technical Adviser at Marion L. Steele High School in Amherst, Ohio. He serves as a board member, and costumer at Sandstone Summer Theatre in Amherst, Ohio, and he is the director of the Lorain Palace Youth Theatre in Lorain, Ohio. Recently Justin designed Sandstone Summer Theatre's 50th anniversary show Beauty and the Beast. This past summer, he directed the Lorain County area premiere of Disney's Frozen, Jr. for The Lorain Palace Youth Theatre in Lorain, Ohio. His favorite past shows include Carrie the Musical (Sandstone Summer Theatre), Parade (French Creek Theatre), Little Women (Ashland University), and Mothers and Sons (Beck Center).
Assistant Stage ManagerBradley Kohl
This will be Brad’s first experience working behind the scenes backstage. Most recent performances on the stage - Ensemble roles: Newsies, Little Shop of Horrors, Chicago, Joseph, The Last 5 Years, Mary Poppins, Jesus Christ Superstar. Star roles: Greg Gardner in A Chorus Line, Lightoller/Steward in Titanic: The Musical, Toy Maker in Scrooge. He is looking forward to working with this awesome cast and team.
Assistant Stage ManagerAnthony Salatino
Anthony Salatino is ecstatic to be a part of the production team for Sister Act. Past productions - Ensemble roles: Little Shop of Horrors, Chicago, Joseph, The Last 5 years, Jesus Christ Superstar. Star roles: Morris Delancey in Newsies, Al Deluca in A Chorus Line, Horse in EQUUS, Pitman/Major in Titanic: The Musical, Young Ebenezer in Scrooge. He wants to give a big thanks to entire team for this wonderful opportunity and to this awesome cast.