Gail's career in arts administration spans more than two decades. She most recently served for six years as Co-Artistic and Executive Director of Running to Places Theatre Company in Ithaca, NY. Previously, Belokur founded and directed the New Vine School of the Arts which offered acting, musical theatre, dance and voice instruction for middle school and high school students. In both positions, she worked extensively in non-profit development, marketing and budget planning while establishing operational efficiencies and producing shows of high artistic merit. Belokur’s producing credits include theatre canon standards such as The Music Man, Damn Yankees and The Importance of Being Earnest along with more contemporary works such as Hairspray, Into the Woods and Noises Off. She also has extensive experience as a director including favorites The Diary of Anne Frank, A Christmas Carol, Urinetown and You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. She also has previous experience as a dance studio artistic associate as well as extensive church choir and music ministry experience. Belokur is an alumnus of the Ithaca College Theatre Arts program, where she received her BA in drama, focusing on arts administration, directing and stage management and graduated with distinction.
Joshua Sedelmeyer is a professional actor/director residing in Endicott, NY. He received a BFA in Acting from Ithaca College, with distinction in his department. Josh also studied at the world-renowned Moscow Art Theater School (MXAT) in Russia and trained with stage combat guru Brett Yount in London. Josh’s professional career spans several states and styles, with a focus on new works, contemporary drama, and youth musical theatre. He is one of the founders of CMP’s Fresh Cider Program, the company initiative for youth education and engagement. Past acting experience at Cider Mill Playhouse includes ALL SHOOK UP, SPAMALOT, INTO THE WOODS, STAGE KISS, THE 39 STEPS, URINETOWN, WHEN IN CARTHAGE, and most recently, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER. Directing credits include THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE and TALES OF KINGS (& WILD THINGS) www.jsedelmeyer.com
Shauna returns to our staff after two and a half years working with at risk youth for Family and Children's Services of Ithaca as a caseworker. She previously worked for CMP as an intern while finishing her BA degree in Human Serviced from Keuka College. Shauna is excited to use theatre as a medium to help youth acquire employment and communication skills, as well as provide exceptional customer service to our patrons.
1201 Union Center Maine Hwy
PO Box 482
Endicott, NY 13761
Performance Day: 2 hours prior to curtain