Episode 4

Queens Theatre Senior Ensemble

Queens, New York

This episode of Stage Left looks at how a group of senior citizens in White Stone, Queens harnesses the power of theatre to strengthen their local community and combat age-related memory loss and physical limitations while simultaneously exploring their personal histories and the legacies they want to pass on for generations to come. 

Queens Theatre senior ensemble Credits

Hosted and Directed by Ashley Marinaccio
Featuring Joseph DiGirolomo, David Richards, Flo Meyers, Carolyn Schmidt, Sandra Bordi, Billie Goldstein, Valerie LaRocca, Sheldon Schneck, Joan Schneck
Cinematography by Noura Boustany Jost
Additional Videography provided by Mikhail Torich
Edited by Noura Boustany Jost
Sound Mixed by Robert A.K. Gonyo
Original Composition and Sound Design by Janet Bentley
Wardrobe Design by Stacey Oliver

Stage Left Intro Electroblurgen "Gentle, Cruel Orb"
Stage Left Credits Music  Janet Bentley and Andy Evan Cohen "The Rolypolys"

Stage Left Intro Photo by Jody Christopherson 
Graduate Center Advisor/Consultants: Michael Mandiberg (ITP) and Dr. Jean Graham-Jones (Theatre and Performance)

Executive Producer Karen Gunn
Supported by Dominique Bravo, Jackie Shapiro, Patrick Clearly, Gerit Quealy
Special Thanks: Richard Hinojosa, Mila Streltsoff, Queens Theatre in the Park, Clearview Assistance Program in Whitestone, Robert A. K . Gonyo, Michael Mandiberg (ITP), CUNY Graduate Center Provost Digital Innovations Grant, Drew Bolander, NY Public Humanities Fellowship, Dr. Carlos Hernandez, Dr. Ximela Gallardo

This project has been supported by a grant from the CUNY Graduate Center Digital Initiatives and the Office of the Provost. This project is also supported by the NY Public Humanities Fellowship