The God of Isaac
Florida Studio Theatre
Sid will make his Florida Studio Theatre debut in the title role in James Sherman's THE GOD OF ISAAC . Directed by FST Associate Director Kate Alexander, the production will play in the Gompertz Theatre from August 3-21.
Sid hosted "ATHLETES OF THE ORCHESTRA", the third and final concert of NJSO's 2015-2016 Family Concert Series. Conducted by NJSO Education & Community Engagement Conductor Jeffrey Grogan, the program was presented in venues across the state including NJPAC in Newark, the State Theatre in New Brunswick, and the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank.
Sid completed his fourth season as host of MUSICAL EXPLORERS, a concert series program of the Weill Music Institute at Carnegie Hall. Performed at Carnegie's Zankel Hall, the biannual concerts creatively engage and teach local K-2 students about the different musical styles and cultures found throughout New York City. The spring concerts focused on jazz, salsa, and a variety of traditional Asian music.
Sid returned to the NJPAC in Newark to host "STAR POWER", the second concert of New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's Family Concert season. The program was conducted by NJSO Associate Conductor Gemma New, and featured works by Beethoven, Bernstein, Mozart, and more.
Sid made his Riverside Theatre debut as Nick in Joe DiPietro's comedy OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS. The production, directed by Artistic Director Allen D. Cornell, ran Feb 2-21 on Riverside's Stark Stage.
Sid began his fourth year as host of MUSICAL EXPLORERS, a concert series program of the Weill Music Institute at Carnegie Hall. Performed at Carnegie's Zankel Hall, the biannual concerts creatively engage and teach local K-2 students about the different musical styles and cultures found throughout New York City. The fall concerts focused on Greek, classical Indian, and West African traditional music.
Sid has been invited back to work with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra as the host of their 2015-2016 Family Concert Series, and kicked of the season with "CLASSICAL FAVORITES IN THE FORECAST". The concert, which was performed at the NJPAC in Newark and in cities and towns across New Jersey, was conducted by NJSO Education & Community Engagement Conductor Jeffrey Grogan, and featured works by Gershwin, Saint-Saens, Beethoven, and more.
Sid worked with Orlando Shakespeare Theater for the first time, reading the title role in THE ADVENTURES OF PERICLES, Ellen McLaughlin's new modern verse translation of Shakespeare's play. The reading, part of OST's 2015 PlayFest, was directed by OST Artistic Director Jim Helsinger.
Sid once again teamed up with New York Classical Theatre Artistic Director Stephen Burdman to spend a week exploring the text of Shakespeare's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE as part of The Shakespeare Society's "Shakespeare Works" program. The work culminated in a presentation of selections from the play at The Players.
Sid had the chance to return to Flint, Michigan to spend a week working with students as a Teaching Artist for The Acting Company. Over 5 days in residence at The Whiting Auditorium, Sid explored the acting clues in Shakespeare's ROMEO AND JULIET with over 800 high school and college students across the metro area.
Sid spent four weeks serving as Resident Teacher for Williamstown Theatre Festival's Professional Training Program. Working with the company's Acting Apprentices, he developed a curriculum focused on helping this group of young actors bridge the gap between their formal training and the professional world.
Sid returned to New York Classical Theatre for a second season, appearing as Tranio in THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, directed by NYCT Associate Artistic Director Sean Hagerty. The production, which was performed outdoors in Central Park, Prospect Park, and Teardrop Park, played to nearly 7,000 audience members free of charge. Sid also led four Family Workshops throughout the summer, working with children and their parents on the basics of Shakespeare performance.