Studio Z is a not-for-profit student theatre company offering a one-of-a-kind training experience for students with a passion for the performing arts. Our programs are structured with a focus on technique and professionalism, preparing students to advance to the next level in an environment that is carefully balanced between high expectations and attentive, well-designed support. We aim to develop our students artistically, emotionally, and intellectually, so that they graduate from our program with a lifelong interest and applicable ability in the performing and/or technical theatre arts.
•President — Donald Bartalo, hummingbird theatre co.•Vice-President — Katelyn Machnica, Bristol Valley Theater•Secretary — Chris McCormack, Blackfriars Theatre•Treasurer — Jim Vollertsen, RAPA (Rochester Association of Performing Arts) •Baal Bhagat, Kalidas (Indo-American Community Theatre Group of Rochester)•Karin Bowersock, Bristol Valley Theater•Marc Cataldi, Webster Theatre Guild•Connie Kittle Neer, CenterStage at the JCC•Gary Dewitt Marshall, Dark Blue Mondaze•Nan Hanna-Paquin, Gatesinger Company•Lara Rhyner, Geva Theatre Center•Ben and Jace Meyer-Crosby, Grey Noise Theater Co.•Jack Simel, Hourglass Play Reading Series•Donald Bartalo, hummingbird theatre co.•Mike Krickmire, Rochester Community Players•Stephanie Siuda, Out of Pocket, Inc.•Annette Ramos, Rochester Latino Theatre Company•Richard Kendrick, Penfield Players•Ann Marie Sanders, Downstairs Cabaret Theatre•Freyda Schneider, TYKEs (Theatre Young Kids Enjoy)•Heather Stevenson, PUSH Physical Theatre•Karin Tuccio, Screen Plays - Hollywood's Golden Age On Stage•Karen Dieruf, The Open Road Theatre•Kerry Young, Unleashed! Improv•Judy Zanin, Studio Z