Resume

Tony Caselli
Director
SDC
email: tonycaselli at mac.com

DIRECTING EXPERIENCE

1984 —- Williamston Theatre, Williamston  MI
Rights of Passage* —- Jewish Ensemble Theatre, West Bloomfield  MI
Pulp —- Williamston Theatre, Williamston  MI
Too Much, Too Much, Too Many
 —- Williamston Theatre, Williamston  MI
Rounding Third
—- co-production Williamston Theatre/Tipping Point Theatre
Sirens —- Williamston Theatre, Williamston  MI
Over The River And Through The Woods —- Williamston Theatre, Williamston  MI
Ernie (2013 Remount) —-City Theatre, Detroit MI
10:53* —-Williamston Theatre, Williamston MI
End Days —-co-production  Jewish Ensemble Theatre/Williamston Theatre 
boom
—-Williamston Theatre, Williamston MI
The Usual – A Musical Love Story* —-Williamston Theatre, Williamston MI
Ernie (2012 Remount) —-City Theatre, Detroit MI
This Wonderful Life —-(2011 Remount) Williamston Theatre, Williamston MI
The Dead Guy
—-Williamston Theatre, Williamston MI
Ernie* —-City Theatre, Detroit MI
Oedipus* —-Williamston Theatre, Williamston MI
Greater Tuna —-Williamston Theatre, Williamston MI
It Came From Mars* —-co-production Performance Network/ Williamston Theatre
This Wonderful Life —-Williamston Theatre, Williamston MI
An Infinite Ache —-Williamston Theatre, Williamston MI
A Picasso —-Performance Network, Ann Arbor MI
Complete…Shakespeare, Abridged –co-production Tipping Point Theatre/Williamston Theatre
Every Christmas Story Ever Told!  (2008 version) —-Williamston Theatre, Williamston MI
Leaving Iowa —-Williamston Theatre, Williamston MI
Hate Mail —-Williamston Theatre, Williamston MI
Art —-Williamston Theatre, Williamston MI
Every Christmas Story Ever Told!  (2007 version) —- Williamston Theatre, Williamston MI
Guys On Ice —-Williamston Theatre, Williamston MI
The Mystery of Irma Vep —-Urban Stages, New York NY
The Mystery of Irma Vep —-Studio Arena Theatre, Buffalo NY
Fully Committed —-Williamston Theatre, Williamston MI
Every Christmas Story Ever Told! —-co-production Meadow Brook Theatre/Williamston Theatre
Rounding Third —-Williamston Theatre, Williamston MI
Additional Particulars —-Williamston Theatre, Williamston MI
Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol —-Performance Network, Ann Arbor MI
Take Me Out (Co-Director) —-Performance Network, Ann Arbor MI
Summer And Smoke —-Performance Network, Ann Arbor MI
The Mystery Of Irma Vep—-Purple Rose Theatre Company, Chelsea MI
The Underpants —-Purple Rose Theatre Company, Chelsea MI
Leaving Iowa* —-Purple Rose Theatre Company, Chelsea MI
Blithe Spirit (Co-Director) —-Purple Rose Theatre Company, Chelsea MI
Stand* —-Purple Rose Theatre Company, Chelsea MI
Guys On Ice —-The Gem Theatre, Detroit MI
Stop Kiss —-Performance Network, Ann Arbor MI
Guys On Ice —-Purple Rose Theatre Company, Chelsea MI
Completing Dahlia * —-Purple Rose Theatre Company, Chelsea MI
3 Days of Rain —-Performance Network, Ann Arbor MI
Marcus Is Walking —-Purple Rose Theatre Company, Chelsea MI
The Monster – ‘97 version —-Kid Purple, The Purple Rose Theatre Company
Middle-Aged White Guys —-Performance Network, Ann Arbor MI
The Monster – ‘96 version * —-Kid Purple, The Purple Rose Theatre Company
The Harmony Codes * —-Purple Rose Theatre Company, Chelsea MI
Star Wreck – The Ghan Saga * —-Gem Theatre, Stage XVII Productions, Detroit MI

*World Premiere

DIRECTING AWARDS

Lansing State Journal, for It Came From Mars, End Days.
Detroit Free Press, for Take Me Out.
Ann Arbor News, for Blithe Spirit, Stop Kiss, Summer and Smoke.
Wilde Awards, for boomOedipus, It Came From Mars, Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol.
Subscribers Choice Award, Best Director: Performance Network, for Summer and Smoke.
Numerous Nominations for Directing: Detroit Free Press , Oakland Press , Ann Arbor News

RELATED EXPERIENCE (Highlights)

Artistic Director, Williamston Theatre, Williamston, MI
Previously Associate Artistic Director, Purple Rose Theatre Company, Chelsea, MI
Theatre & Communications Degree, Eastern Michigan University

Directed Numerous Staged Readings • Guest Director/Lecturer, 3 semesters at Eastern Michigan University • Guest Director Otterbein College • Guest Director/Lecturer Michigan State University • Year Long Theatre Apprenticeship • Electrics Crew (3 years), Birmingham Theatre • Scene Painting Ass’t (3 years), Greenfield Village / Henry Ford Museum Theatre • Extensive Stage Management experience, including work on World Premieres with Jeff Daniels and Lanford Wilson.