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.
Stacy Sansky, Stage Manager
Stacy coordinates the back-of-house elements to shows. Stacy works with the creative forces on each production to ensure their visions are carried forward to reality. Stacy is at rehearsals working with students, constructing props, dressing sets and running backstage on show days. Stacy is also the Board Secretary for The Cue Theatre. Stacy is a proud alum of Mask & Hammer at SUNY Oneonta where her love of theater was born! She is a founding member of The People’s Repertory Theatre Company and has stage managed shows throughout New York and New England. When Stacy isn’t at the theatre she is the Director of Procurement at the Capital District Transportation Authority.
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
428 Kenwood Avenue
Delmar, NY, United States
The Cue Theatre is a 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt organization.