Into The Woods Jr. Fairytale Cast - May 08 - May 12, 2019

Riverdale Children's Theatre

 Crew Who's Who 

  • Becky Lillie Woods- Director

    Becky is the Co-Founder and Artistic Director of RCT. She has a Master of Arts in Teaching Music from Lehman College and a BFA in Musical Theatre from Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. Under her direction, the Riverdale Children's Theatre has been recognized as one of the nation's top children's theatre companies by both American Towns Media and Backstage Magazine and has the distinction of being one of only four official pilot programs in the country recognized by Music Theatre International. With the help of RCT’s free college audition prep program many of her students have gone on be accepted to the top theatre and music programs in the country, such as NYU, Temple, Wagner, Ithaca, AMDA, Marymount Manhattan, Temple and SUNY Purchase. In 2015 Becky was nominated for TONY Awards" Excellence in Theater" education award. She is also proud to  serve on the Special Education Committee for the Archdiocese of New York since 2010.

  • Linda LoPresti- Musical Director

    Linda LoPresti is proud to be returning as musical director RCT's Into the Woods. She began working as a choral director and then received her Masters in Music at Lehman College. She performed as a singer and musician at NYC Studios. Linda also teaches music education at Lehman College.  She was honored this year by the NY Music Educators Association.

  • J.R. Whittington- Choreographer

    is excited to choreograph RCT's Into the Woods Jr. after coming off an extraordinary summer at RCT as the acting and theater dance instructor.  Broadway & National Tour credits as an actor include: A Chorus Line (Revival), Mamma Mia, Bombay Dreams, Annie Get Your Gun (Revival), and Starlight Express!

  • Victoria Kulak- Assistant Director

    Tori is excited to be working on another RCT production! Previous RCT credits include , "Honk! Jr" and "Cinderella." Tori also teaches the Broadway Babies & Kids classes, and is the Sunlights Head Teacher in RCT's Summerlights program. Outside of RCT, Tori is the founding drama teacher at Westchester Torah Academy.

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