Mamma Mia! - June 07 - June 24, 2018

ACT of Connecticut


Daniel C. Levine (Director, Artistic Director) Daniel C. Levine is thrilled to serve as Artistic Director of ACT of CT. He is proud that Ridgefield has become a true arts destination. Daniel has appeared on Broadway and in the Broadway National Tours of:  MAMMA MIA!, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (Tony Nomination For Best Revival), CHICAGO, LES MISERABLES, and TOMMY. Daniel was nominated for Best Actor in a Musical –League of American Theaters and Producers, for his role as Cousin Kevin in THE WHO’S TOMMY. He also originated the role of Mary Sunshine in the Broadway National tour of CHICAGO.  Daniel has worked extensively across the country and has been seen in: OKLAHOMA! (5th Avenue,Seattle), NEXT TO NORMAL (Seven Angels Theater), GUYS & DOLLS (The Ordway Theater, Minneapolis), COMPANY (5th Avenue,Seattle), MAN OF LA MANCHA (Cleveland Playhouse), SWEET CHARITY (West Virginia Public), JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (North Carolina Theater and Kansas City Starlight), JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT (North Shore Music Theater, Boston), and EVITA (Music Theater of CT).  Daniel is the creator, producer, and director of BROADWAY BACKSTAGE! and DANCIN’ BROADWAY – currently touring throughout the U.S. His new show, AMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR! opened in the Fall of 2017. Daniel is the creator and director of BORN TO DANCE – a show performed throughout the fleet of ships on Princess Cruise Lines, in collaboration with Stephen Schwartz. Daniel also serves as Artistic Advisor for The Ridgefield Playhouse Broadway & Cabaret Series in Ridgefield, CT and has directed TOMMY, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, and JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT at The Playhouse. He is also the founder and Executive Director of Big Apple Tutoring, LLC –one of Manhattan’s largest academic educational firms. Daniel is a commissioner for Ridgefield’s Conservation Commission, where he plays an active role in maintaining Ridgefield’s Open Spaces. He graduated Brandeis University and attended Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Daniel, along with his husband Bryan Perri (ACT resident music supervisor) and Katie Diamond (ACT Executive Director) could not be more proud of the ACT of CT team’s mission of “Bringing Broadway to Ridgefield!”. Mission accomplished!


Jason Wise (choreographer) Based in New York City, Jason has choreographed over 20 productions around the world, most recently ANYTHING GOES at Gateway & Ogunquit Playhouse (starring Andrea McArdle and Sally Struthers), and FULL HOUSE: THE MUSICAL Off-Broadway (starring Perez Hilton). Film/TV: Lifetime’s DANCE MOMS (Season 5 and Season 7). Theater Faculty at Broadway Dance Center, Joffrey Ballet School, and The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Over 800 Performances in CATS. Upcoming: LIZA ‘79 at The Public Theater. Thank you Dan, Craig Burns, Tommy Tune, Bruce, Dad & my very own “Mamma Mia”

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