Off-Broadway/National Tour: "AMERICAN DREAMS: Lost & Found", "AS YOU LIKE IT" (The Acting Company); Regional Theater: "GROSS INDECENCY", "MACBETH", and "DON QUIXOTE" (Denver Center Theatre Company); Ahmed in "SUDDENLY HOPE" (Stanford Center for the Arts); Oberon in "A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM" and the title role in "PERICLES" (Benbow Shakespeare Festival). Mr. Cosentino has performed with Opera San Jose, Pocket Opera of San Francisco, and as a soloist with The Camerata Singers, and in Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with the San Francisco Community Orchestra. A native of Northern California, Paul Cosentino has earned a Bachelor of Music degree from San Jose State University prior to graduating with an MFA from the National Theater Conservatory.
Vicky has performed leading roles in regional, dinner and summer theatres throughout the U.S. She has performed in venues such as Carnegie Hall, City Center, Symphony Space, Wolf Trap, Paper Mill Playhouse, Westbury Music Fair and Resorts International. Some of her favorite roles include Carrie in "Carousel", Fanny Brice in "Funny Girl" and Viola in "Twelfth Night". Vicky holds a B.A. in Theatre Arts from S.U.N.Y., with a minor in Classical Voice. She completed post-graduate work at the Royal National Theatre in London and performed in England. Vicky is a founding member of the Illyria Theatre, as well as Third Eye Theatre Co. She is a theatre/vocal instructor, playwright and serves on literary committees in NYC and NYS. She is a proud member of both AEA and the Dramatists Guild.
Tim is a member AEA, ASCAP and a graduate of San Francisco State University with a bachelor’s degree in Drama. He also studied acting for many years with Jean Shelton at The Jean Shelton Stage Group Theater in San Francisco. He is an award winning singer/songwriter and has performed in all of the major clubs and venues in New York: Joe’s Pub, Birdland, The Bitter End, Caroline’s, Carnegie Hall, Town Hall and The Russian Tea Room, just to name a few. He has also performed at The Plush Room in San Francisco, As a solo artist,Tim performs and records his original songs, and as a composer/lyricist, his songs are performed and recorded by many great vocalists from the Broadway stage to the world of Pop. Tim has served as a vocalist and accompanist for Oscar and Grammy Award Winning composer Stephen Schwartz and has collaborated with Tony nominee Nan Knighton as well as playwright Michael Levesque. He is the the composer of the musical Synchronicity. Tim oversees the music division of Third Eye Theatre Company. In addition to working with and developing the main stage musical production of each season, he heads the the musical department known as the C.O.R.E. Series; Concerts, Cabarets, One-Man Shows, Reviews and Experimental programs and productions. www.timdipasqua.com
Kaylene graduated with a BA in Film and Theatre and received a certificate of film production from NYU’s School of Film. She also studied at the Royal National Theatre in London, England. She has performed extensively in regional theatres throughout the US and has also worked for many years in educational theatre performing in schools across the country in shows about the timber industry, the Holocaust and AIDS/HIV. Her theatre credits include: A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Zastrozzi; Come Back to the Five and Dime Jimmy Dean…; Once Upon a Mattress; The Taming of the Shrew; Fiddler on the Roof. Her TV/Film credits include: One Life to Live; Law & Order SVU; Saturday Night Live; 100 Centre Street (directed by Sidney Lumet) and a starring role in an independent film called Spree. She has also written and directed many film projects of her own that have been shown in various festivals throughout the US. Kaylene is a proud member of AEA, AFTRA, and SAG. HYPERLINK "http://www.kaylenefrench.com/" \t "_blank" www.kaylenefrench.com
Andrew is the recipient of two Carbonel Regional Theatre Awards: as Best Director - Man of La Mancha and Best Choreographer for West Side Story. He was also nominated for his direction/choreography of Grand Hotel and The Secret Garden. Off- Broadway productions include Fifth of July, Buried Treasure, Side By Side by Sondheim, The Baker’s Wife (with composer Stephen Schwartz) and the NYC premieres of Not in Our Town – for the Genesius Guild, Dreamland and Heaven Knows - both for the York Theatre. Regional credits include Sweeney Todd, Jekyll & Hyde, Blood Brothers, Chicago, Cabaret, Fiddler on the Roof, Phantom, Camelot, Carousel, Evita, A Little Night Music, Amadeus and The Miser. He has also directed/choreographed at the Trump Plaza in Atlantic City. For two years he was the Artistic Director for the Mt. Washington Valley Theatre Company where he directed/choreographed several productions including his own 1920’s Prohibition-era version of The Mikado. He also conceived and staged the musical revue I Prefer To Dream – The Music of Charles Bloom at The Triad here in NYC. He is proud to be the Resident Director for the Third Eye Theatre Company where he has directed No Man Can Serve Two Masters, One Nation Under..., Transubstantiations, and Notes on New York – which played at the Metropolitan Room here in NYC. When not directing he keeps active by being a substitute Stage Manager for the Broadway production of Phantom of the Opera.
Third Eye Theatre Company came about as a result of a reading of Michael’s Play, One Nation Under_____? Always one to be believe in the idea of creating your own reality, Michael gathered like minded people who have an abundance of talent, as well as secondary skills...and the company was founded. The idea of Third Eye, was to not only create a company, but also art based on principles of vision and instinct. As a playwright, Michael has written over 25 plays that have had varying success as well as attracted major actors and directors. As an actor, Michael has performed in seven Off-Broadway plays, five seasons at City Center, as well as with regional companies all over the country. He is thrilled to be Artistic Director of such an exciting endeavor. Michael is a member of AEA, SAG and AFTRA. www.michaellevesque.net
Jillian Nelson is the youngest of seven kids, born in Idaho and raised in the western U.S. and the Netherlands. She attended college at the University of Minnesota and earned a BA in psychology. Upon graduation she worked for the Minneapolis bureau of the Associated Press, reporting on finance. In 1986, she moved to New York, and began a 4 year study of archeology and classical languages. Throughout these years, she took photography courses, both at the U of M and at ICP (International Center of Photography), which she then put to use as a staff photographer for various archaeological digs, both on land and underwater. Never saying no to work led to many varied photographic opportunities, from album covers to hurricane fund raisers, to occasional investigative work.
Christopher has performed around the world: 50 countries, 49 states, 48 seat cabarets, the Great Wall, Nobel Hall, The Berlin Wall, shopping malls, Niagara Falls, and a trailer park or two. He has performed as lead vocalist for Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo DisneySea, Cunard’s Royal Viking Sun and numerous concert appearances, in addition to his work in voice-overs, recordings and SEGA videos. Christopher is thrilled to have worked with Harold Prince and Larry Fuller on "Evita" and with Carol Channing in "Hello Dolly!". National and International tours of "Evita" (Eva's Husband, Lover and Brother, General, Aristocrat and Military), "My Fair Lady" (Karpathy/Jamie/Quartet), "Jesus Christ Superstar" (Herod, Matthew, High Priest) and "Sweeney Todd". Christopher performed the role of Mr. Cooper in TETC's production of "No Man Can Serve 2 Masters". AEA
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