EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
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THEATRON's Executive Committee, which meets monthly, is currently comprised of a small number of qualified individuals, with rich backgrounds in the artistic and managerial fields. The Executive Committee is also empowered to increase its membership-applications are welcome-with individuals who have expertise in their respective fields, and who will be committed to the fulfillment of THEATRON's professional standards, goals and aspirations.

 

 

Loukas N. Skipitaris came to the United States from his native Greece after brief careers in medical and law schools. In America he studied acting with some of New York's finest teachers and completed a Master's degree at Queens College in Drama and Theater. He made his Broadway acting debut in Illya Darling, with Melina Mercouri, and subsequently appeared in the original Broadway production of Zorba, directed by Hal Prince. He has acted Off-Broadway, in National tours, and in addition to his featured role in the prime time TV series "The Andros Targets," has had running roles in "As the World Turns," "The Guiding Light," and "One Life to Live." Recently he appeared on "The Late Show" with David Letterman. He began directing in 1971, at the Off-Broadway Gate Theater in NYC. His credits in the United States and in Greece, include productions of Greek Classics and plays by Anton Chekhov, Tennessee Williams, George Bernard Shaw, Neil Simon, Ira Levin and others. At Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall he directed the World Premiere of the oratorio Erotocritos, and as the producer-director of the LA-MA Summer Musical Theater, has staged, among others, the musicals Oklahoma!, Carousel and West Side Story. Mr. Skipitaris is the founder and director of The Acting Place, an ongoing professional acting workshop in New York City, and as the Founding Director/President of THEATRON, INC., a not-for-profit corporation, is actively engaged in the establishment of a Greek American Performing Arts Center.

 

     
 
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