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Sam Scalamoni

Sam Scalamoni

Artistic Director/Co-Founder

Sam Scalamoni is a founding member of Skyline Theatre Company and has directed many of its productions. Sam is a director who is inspired to tell great stories that move audiences. He is based in New York and his work has been seen by audiences across the United States and worldwide...

Stephanie Simons Neal

Stephanie Simons Neal

Managing Director

Stephanie has more than 20 years of experience working with New Jersey amateur and professional theatres, including the last three working with Skyline Theatre Company in various roles and on multiple productions and special events...

David C. Neal

David C. Neal

Associate Artistic Director

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Jillian Petrie

Jillian Petrie

Social Media Director

Jillian Petrie is Skyline Theatre Company's Social Media Director. In this role she has the privilege of creating content, monitoring analytics, running Skyline's social media accounts, and more...

Andrew Kruep

Andrew Kruep

Development Director

Andrew Kruep has been seen in on Skyline's stage as George M. Cohan in 2019's That Yankee Doodle Boy as well as in Sweeney Todd, A Thousand Faces, Pirates of Penzance, and NJ Theatre Alliance Stages Festival...

Emilie Ahern

Emilie Ahern

Graphic Designer

Emilie Ahern is a freelance graphic designer based in Queens, NY. She has worked with numerous non-profits, notably The Center for Book Arts and Art in Odd Places, among others...

Meet the Board of Trustees

Michele McConnell

Board President
Michele is a an accomplished actor and soprano, currently playing Carlotta Giudicelli in the Broadway prodution of Phantom of the Opera.

Elizabeth Marsh

Secretary
Elizabeth is a tenured college professor at Bergen Community College and a developmental educator; she is an advocate for community college students.

Joshua Levine

Vice-President
Joshua Levine is an accomplished lawyer and native of Fair Lawn. He is a graduate of Rutgers University and Seton Hall Law School and now practices business law with Levine Law Firm, LLC, in Fair Lawn.

Gerald Appelstein

Jerry is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a degree in Chemical Engineering and has been a Vice President at Tauber Oil Company since 1998.

Tom Freeswick

Tom is a retired administrator in the Ramapo Indian Hills Regional High School District, where he worked with founders Sam Scalamoni and Harry Berkheiser as they brought The Arts Trust/Skyline Theatre Company to the students in the Theatre Arts and the Communications University Programs.

Duane McDevitt

Duane is a man of many talents, having performed, designed scenery, created graphics, and run the website for Skyline for many seasons. He has recently added stage managing to his list of skills at Westchester Broadway Theatre.

Dennis O’Connell

A 1962 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Denny served as a pilot in the USAF for 25 years and flew for TWA for 32 years. He was also a Flight Safety Instructor for 9 years. Currently, he is the Operations Director for an Air Limousine Service.

Timothy Liam Smith

Tim is a lifelong stage performer, in addition to being a business entrepreneur and a constant supporter of various arts, education and other non-profit organizations. He is the founder of The Comprehensive Group in Parsippany, NJ, and the Roxbury Performing Arts Center.

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