MEMBERS OF THE BOARD

Philip Corso

President/artistic director

I have been performing since I was a child.  Over the years I have worked both on and off stage with numerous theater organizations throughout the Mid-Hudson Valley Region.  My onstage roles include Fiddler on the Rood (Motel), You're A Good Man Charlie Brown (Schroeder), Grease (Teen Angel), Spamalot (Sir Dennis Galahad), The Drowsy Chaperone (George), City of Angels (Jimmy Powers), The Full Monty (Malcolm), A Chorus Line (Greg), No, No, Nanette! (Tom Trainor), The Who's Tommy (Cousin Kevin), Arsenic and Old Lace (Mortimer Brewster) and Our Town (Simon Stimson).  I have directed well received productions of The Rocky Horror Show, The Sound of Music, 9 to 5: The Musical, The Addams Family Musical, Carrie The Musical, Little Shop of Horrors, Funny Girl, Clare Boothe Luce's The Women and The Children's Hour.  I am so excited to start this new chapter as President and Artistic Director of 90 Mile Theater Company.

Lisa Danner

Vice President/Resident Musical Director

Lisa is excited to join the 90 Miles Theater board as Vice President and resident music director.  Lisa holds a degree in music therapy and works for Taconic DDSO. She is very passionate about bringing high quality theater to the public and she believes that 90 Miles Theater Inc. does this through the shows that they have done and will produce. Lisa has been seen in many musicals and plays throughout the Hudson Valley.  She loves being on stage but she also has found passion in music directing and other aspects of the theater. She hopes that in the near future she will get the courage to direct a show. 

BOARD MEMBERS

Kathleen Crampton

Board Member

Kathleen Crampton started acting locally with 90MOB, including such shows as Addams Family Musical (Grandma Addams), 1776 (Caesar Rodney), Mystery of Edwin Drood (Flo) and Last of the Red Hot Lovers (Jeanette). Other theatre work includes Sunrise at Campobello (Missy LeHand, Rhinebeck Theatre Society), Li'l Abner (Mammy Yokum, Coach House), South Pacific (Dinah Murphy, Tri-State Theatre), Bye Bye Birdie (Mayor's Wife, Yorktown Theatre), Second Arrow (Daughter, DAWN), and Miriam in Jimmy's Cafe with Roger Simon at the Samuel French Festival in NYC and on YouTube. TV credits include day work in The Bold and the Beautiful and Guiding Light. In addition, murder mystery dinner theatre includes Three Faces (3 personalities, Camille aka Amelia aka Satin, SBS Alibi Players). She went from talking you out of your money in carnival games to teaching math at F.D. Roosevelt HS in Hyde Park, NY.  Currently, she is a docent at Locust Grove in Poughkeepsie, NY, an Ordained Interfaith Minister through One Spirit Learning Alliance, NYC, and a Shopping Annuity Consultant. 

Paul Crisafi

Board Member

I am happy for this opportunity to serve as a board member for 90 miles theatre company. I have been acting and building since childhood and I find set construction a fitting creative outlet. I work in construction remodeling homes in and around the Hudson valley. On stage, some favorite roles I've played include Linus in "Youre a Good man Charlie Brown", Moonface Martin in "Anything  Goes", tin man in "Wizard of Oz", and Gomez in "The Addams Family". 

Marie DuSault 

Treasurer

Marie DuSault is an attorney with Finkelstein & Partners in Newburgh, where she has worked since 2004, and lives in Washingtonville with her family.  She has been involved in community theater as an actor in groups in Ulster, Orange, Dutchess and Sullivan County since 2009 when she returned to acting in the 90 Miles Off Broadway production of "The Women".  In addition to enjoying the lively and talented community theater here, Marie also loves taking advantage of the opportunities this area provides for fabulous running, hiking, kayaking, and etc.

Sunny Edelman

Secretary

Classically trained in acting, Sunny has directed and performed roles from Shakespeare to Clare Boothe Luce, working in regional, Off Broadway theatres, as well as in an Emmy winning television program and numerous Indie films. Recently, Sunny played the part of the narrator in Discovery Investigations Emmy award winning drama, “A Crime to Remember.” She received a B.A. in Theatre Arts and Elementary Education from S.U.N.Y New Paltz and studied acting with Iza Itkin, Robert Castle, Bob Luke and Peter Sklar.  Sunny also took classes at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. Sunny has been teaching science for fourteen years at Twin Towers Middle School in Middletown, NY and directs all the school drama productions. She enjoys working with local Indie film makers and has recently become the membership chairperson for UPWIFT (Upstate Women in Film and Television).  Last year, Sunny was the events coordinator for the first every Hudson Valley International Film Festival and looks forward to continuing to work for and promote this festival for many years to come. Sunny’s looking forward to working on the next Emmy awarded series or in any feature opposite Colin Firth.

Alek Friedrich

Board Member

Alek is a Hudson Valley native and music enthusiast. He has degrees in Economics and Education and has been in the construction industry for 12 years. He was involved with a radio show where he lended his voice as a voice actor playing roles such as Flash Gordon and Joe Friday.  He is looking forward to the evolving future of 90 Miles. 
    

Brie Graham 

Fundraising 

Within her first year living in the Hudson Valley, Brie found a place here at 90 miles Theatre Company Inc on the board. She was involved in several on-stage productions as a child and plays clarinet. Her debut role was the Elf in 90 Miles's production of Shrek the Musical. She has a degree in Biochemistry and a masters in Education and is a Girl Scout. She is looking forward to being involved with different shows. 
        
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Joan Gerardi

Media

Joan is thrilled to be a member of 90milestheatercompanyinc. She has worked with Philip Corso as Assistant Director for THE CHILDREN'S HOUR and will be directing SYLVIA by A.R. Gurney in the Spring of 2017. Her experience includes performing for the stage in many community theater organizations and she is also a Screen Actors Guild member. Joan has also assisted productions as a stage manager and casting assistance. She currently is an employee in the Drama Department at Vassar College for ten years and enjoys assisting the department and students promoting their productions. Joan is an active volunteer and advocate for local animal rescues. 

Jenifer La Falce

Board Member

Jennifer is excited to be a part of the 90 Miles Theater Company. She has worked with 90 Miles in her role as Miriam Allen in The Women, as well as Assistant Director/Dance Captain for The Addams Family Musical. Her many years of theater and professional experience, on and off-stage, include dancing with the Saratoga City Ballet and New York City Ballet, acting and dancing in various television/film works, as well as choreographing numerous productions. Jennifer is looking forward to supporting the 90 Miles Theater Company as a board member, choreographer and actor for many seasons to come!

Emma Morcone

Board Member

Emma is beyond thrilled to be making her board member debut with 90 Miles Theater Company Inc!  Emma made her first appearance in a 90 Miles Theater Company production in fall of 2016 as "Alice" in their production of The Addam's Family.  With over 10 years of theatrical and musical experience, she is eager collaborate with the other incredibly talented members of the 90 Miles Theater Company Board.  Emma earned her BS in Music with a concentration in Classical Voice from SUNY New Paltz in 2012.  Emma is currently employed at SUNY New Paltz as their Deputy Title IX Coordinator/LGBTQ Coordinator.

Scott Woolley

 Promotional Graphic Designer

 A software engineer by day, Scott is always happy to escape to the theater in the evenings. He has been working on and off stage in Community Theater for many busy years. You might have seen him recently in Clove Creek Dinner Theater’s Fox on the Fairway. Previously he appeared in Brewster Theater Company’s The Drowsy Chaperone, 90 Miles Off Broadway’s Forum, and County Player’s Of Mice and Men and Memphis.
    
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Allegra Neely-Wilson

Website Intern

Allegra Neely-Wilson is excited to start working with 90milestheatercompanyinc. She is from New York City and while in high school she worked on theater productions as props mistress. Currently she works as a student employee for the Vassar College Drama Box Office with Joan Gerardi and is looking forward to completing her computer science major at Vassar College.