Artistic Director and Producer of Rochester's CenterStage at the Jewish Community Center Takes the Stage

Artistic Director and Producer of Rochester's CenterStage at the Jewish Community Center Takes the Stage

Sat, 10/08/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Ralph Meranto

Join host Robert Hammond as he talks in studio with Ralph Meranto about his sixth season with CenterStage on this week’s Stage Notes.

Ralph Meranto is artistic director/producer of CenterStage Theatre at Rochester’s Jewish Community Center where he has directed productions of RENT, Hair, West Side Story, Urinetown, Six Degrees of Separation, My Mother's Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding, and many others. As an actor he has performed on many local stages and can often be seen in television commercials and promotions. He is also an acting coach specializing in audition preparedness and serves on the executive committees of TheatreRocs and the Assn. for Jewish Theatre.

A graduate of SUNY Brockport, he majored in marketing and arts management and was vice president of The Rochester Trade Exchange for over 20 years before making the move to the non-profit theatre world.

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Great show!

Robert, thanks for the outstanding interview. I was glued to the radio. Ralph Meranto was funny, profound, excellent. Great show!