Nate Wardlaw, Musical Director
Mr. Wardlaw is responsible for the coordination and implementation of all musical activities at the Cue Theatre. He oversees musical direction of productions, coordinating the pit orchestra and directing the Cue Chorus. Mr Wardlaw is a graduate of the College of Saint Rose (B.S. Music Education) and holds a NYS Teacher Certification in K-12 Music. He is a full-time teacher in the Albany City School District. He maintains an active piano and voice studio and is frequently employed as a freelance pianist, accompanist and voice coach throughout the region. Read more about Mr. Nate at: http://blog.timesunion.com/pinehills/music-teacher-whos-making-a-difference/10423/
Suzie Dunn, Artistic Director
Suzie is responsible for the creative direction and implementation of Cue Theatre’s programming. She currently plans and implements classroom instruction, oversees other teachers and interns and directs Cue’s musical productions. Additionally, Suzie develops and leads all Artist-in-Resident programs including Cue The Classroom teacher training, Theatre in a Box, and the Anti-Bullying Project. Suzie is a graduate of SUNY Oneonta (BA in Education and Theatre), has taught dance and drama at The Oakland Garden School for the Arts, and is founder and former director of Stage Sensations in New York City. She has been working with Professional, Youth and Regional Theatre for over 17 years and is a co-founder of The Cue Theatre.
Charity is Cue's newest director of student productions and Theatre-in-a-Box instructor. Hailing from Orange County, New York, Charity holds a BA in Theatre Arts from the University at Albany. She has been involved in both theatre and film for over 8 years directing, producing and appearing in many theatrical performances, shorts, and independent movies shown throughout New York. She has worked with film makers and directors in all parts of New York, and has been on tour performing as Charlotte in the children's classic Charlotte's Web for Capital Region schools. Her favorite theatrical roles include Puck from A Midsummer Night's Dream, Cornelia from East Lynne, Sunny from The Last Night At Ballyhoo, and “Kevin” from Daniel On A Thursday! On top of acting Charity enjoys photography, making props, costumes, running the sound board, and occasionally set building and painting.
Bryan is an actor, singer, musician, and director based in Upstate New York. After winning several awards and scholarships, he attended SCCC with a concentration in Music Education. Since then he has been acting with different groups in the area, playing roles such as the Cowardly Lion in Wizard of Oz, Uncle Fester in Addams Family the musical, Daddy Warbucks in Annie, and is currently playing the role of Albert Peterson in Bye Bye Birdie. He has been the musical director in shows such as Wizard of Oz, Annie, Secret Garden, James and the Giant Peach and more. He has also been teaching private vocal and instrumental instruction to students from 3rd grade through adult level for over 15 years. Some of his highlights include appearances on Access Hollywood, performing on stage in Myrtle Beach, and composing his first single.
Stacy Sansky, Stage Manager
Bio coming soon!
Elana Kamenir, Executive Director
Elana is responsible for oversight of all business planning and implementation. She has been working in development and not-for-profit management since 1994 and is a co-founder of The Cue Theatre. She earned an MBA at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Her Arts and education experience includes Program Funding Director for The Jewish Museum in New York City, Development Manager at Edwin Gould Foundation for Children, a brief stint at The Acting Company and as a consultant with the Woodstock Guild of Craftsman.
The Cue Theatre, Inc is an educational Lab Theatre that provides opportunities for participants ages 5 and up to learn all facets of Theatre Arts – from creation to performance to production – and infuses Performing Arts into all aspects of the learning process. Using a professional theater model, Cue helps participants explore their creativity, expand their skills and experience live theatre in new ways. Cue benefits the broad community through presentation of students’ work and outreach programming.
Theresa Schillaci, Chair
Lynn Woodhouse, Treasurer
Stacy Sansky, Secretary
339 Delaware Avenue at Becker Terrace
Delmar, NY, United States
The Cue Theatre is a 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt organization.