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CAITLYN PICCIRILLO

(516) 375-0227
caitlyn.piccirillo@gmail.com
www.caitlynpiccirillo.com
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EDUCATION Hunter College, College of Arts and Sciences | New York, NY


MA* Theatre, summa cum laude, May 2017
Cumulative GPA: 3.9
*Thesis: “The Force of Seduction: the Use of Rape Narratives in the Plays of
Aphra Behn”

Adelphi University, Honors College and College of Arts and Sciences | Garden City, NY
BFA* Theatre (Concentration: Acting) magna cum laude, May 2013
Minor: English
Cumulative GPA: 3.8, Dean’s List each semester
*Thesis: “A Woman’s Place is in the Revolution: a Musical Cabaret”

HONORS Recipient, Vera Roberts Graduate Fellowship, 2014 (Hunter College)


Sigma Tau Delta (English Honor Society), 2012 - Present (Adelphi University)
Nominee, LMDA /Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival National Student
Dramaturgy Award (for Dramaturgy work on Eurydice), Fall 2011

EMPLOYMENT Music Academy of Garden City | Garden City, NY


EXPERIENCE Acting Coach, August 2016 – June 2017
• Developed Musical Theatre program curriculum
• Assigned roles for students (ages 7-17)
• Coached, blocked, choreographed, and rehearsed multiple solos, scenes, and ensemble
numbers.

Sandbar Concessions | New York, NY


Bar Captain / Bartender, February 2014 – Present
• Mix drinks and work concessions for various Broadway Shows, including Hamilton, Lion
King, and Wicked.
• Work special events, such as Opening Nights for Spring Awakening at the Brooks-Atkinson
Theater and Cats at the Neil Simon Theatre.

Macy’s, Inc. | New York, NY


Santaland Support Elf, Holiday Season 2013/ 2015
• Helped facilitate Christmas cheer for families waiting on line to see Santa Claus through
improvisational acting, caroling, and general good cheer.
• Worked with a team of 20 or more to make sure that the line moved swiftly and that the
holiday illusion remained intact for all guests.
• Photographed families with Santa, ensuring that they retained a memory of their visit.

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center | Garden City, NY


Stage Manager / Stagehand, October 2010 – August 2015
• Call cues for student recitals and concerts and re-set configuration of stage elements

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DRAMATURGY - Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris; dir. Mia Rovegno, Hunter College, Fall 2015
EXPERIENCE - The Basset Table by Susanna Centlivre; dir. Jade King Carroll, Adelphi University, Spring 2013
- Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl; dir. Maggie Lally, Adelphi University, Fall 2011

OTHER New York Musical Theatre Festival | New York, NY


THEATRICAL Member of Next Link Reading Committee, September 2014 – November 2017 (Seasonal)
EXPERIENCE Ÿ Read and screen submissions for Next Link Program.
• Evaluate scripts based on specific criteria and write constructive criticism for the new
works.
• Collaborate with other members of the committee and discuss the readiness of certain
scripts for the festival.

New York Innovative Theatre Foundation | New York, NY


Projects Producer/ Presenter Coordinator, 2014-2016
• Relay pertinent information to presenters.
• Work with confidential information, such as celebrity contact information.
Special Projects Coordinator, 2013
Database Intern, Summer 2012
• Archived cases of playwright Doric Wilson’s photos, slides, and books
• Organized and categorized memorabilia for entry into foundation database
• Wrote press dossier for awards show presenters (2012 - 2016)

New York Classical Theatre | New York, NY


Production Intern, Summer 2013
• Ushered patrons, distributed programs and transported props to and from storage
• Helped actors to run lines
• Assisted designer with prop creation

SKILLS Experience with Microsoft Office, Experience with Micros, Dramaturgical and Theatrical
Background, Production Experience, Writing Experience, Research Skills, Typing. TIPS
Certified.