Our Mission Statement
Performing Artists Repertory Theatre is a non-profit company organized to share the art of theatre by producing plays and musical theatre of superb quality and richness for audiences of diverse ages and cultures. It also provides a source of theatre education and working opportunities to the theatre artists to learn and practice the craft of acting. The company will educate, entertain, and provide thought-provoking material by mounting productions that make an essential contribution to the quality of life in our city. The company will serve the local community.
Performing Artists Repertory Theatre (PART) was founded by Gordon Cantiello (CEO-President) in 2010. Gordon has been teaching and acting most of his life. Originally from Amsterdam, New York, Mr. Cantiello holds an Associate of Arts degree from Fulton-Montgomery Community College, a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ricker College, a Master of Arts degree from Schiller International University and a Master of Arts degree in Educational Administration from San Diego State University. As an actor he performed at the Bert Wheeler Theatre, Priscilla Beach Theatre, Mac-Haydn Theatre, Saratoga Music Theatre, and The Lake Placid Center for the Arts. He studied acting from the Uta Hagen-Herbert Bergdorf Studios in New York and privately from Wayne Westland. He has produced such shows as Beehive, Forever Plaid, Smokey Joe's Cafe, Reunion, Suds, and Always, Patsy Cline.
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