Founder of SSP / Director
Alec first developed the idea of Shining Star Players during the summer of 2010. After years of research, fundraising and learning, Shining Star Players officially launched in June 2015. Since then, SSP has garnered community grants, membership to the Volunteer Theatre Actors Association and more! Only a few years into its existence, SSP was awarded an Off-Broadway Theatre (The Davenport Theatre) as a performance space for their 2016 Season! Shining Star Players began in a renovated church-turned theatre and has quickly grown into one of the most innovative teen production companies in the Metropolitan Area!
As a former child actor, Alec has accrued credits both backstage and onstage. Selected Credits: TV: American Idol® (Episode #464, Fremantle North America/FOX); Film: Reject (Documentary, Cleveland Int'l Film Festival); Music Videos: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart's "The Body." Concerts: Celebrate the Holidays! Featuring Brian Stokes Mitchell (Carnegie Hall).
Alec is elated to be at the helm of Shining Star Players' summer production! Alec is a rising junior at Rider University where he is pursuing a degree in Arts Administration with a theatre concentration. Previous Directorial Work includes: SSP Productions of, The Addams Family and 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Off-B'Way Davenport Theatre), Ghost the Musical: School Edition (NYC Premiere). Alec has multi-facet experience in theatre having served on the casting team at Summit Playhouse's Kaledioscope Theatre. Casting Experience includes: Disney's Camp Rock, Disney's Sleeping Beauty KIDS, The Hundred Dresses, Children of Eden Jr. (World Premiere Production). Technical Theatre credits include: Once on This Island (Rider U), White Christmas (Rider U.), Bonnie & Clyde (Rider U), Disenchanted (Rider U).
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