MaryAnne Piccolo is the founder and curriculum designer for Marymount Manhattan College’s Pop/Rock Performance class which is now moving into its sixth year. In the spring of 2020 she was recognized by C-TIE with an honorable mention for the Innovation Teaching Award at MMC. She received her B.A. in Theatre Performance and a minor in Musical Theatre from Marymount Manhattan College (class of 2005). MaryAnne holds an M.S. in Educational Theatre from The City College of New York. At CCNY she was the recipient of the prestigious Bertram Epstein Award for excellence in educational research for her thesis enthodrama play exploring the role of theatre, art, self identity and gender in the LGBTAI+ high school experience. She serves as a New York State certified theatre teacher and teaching artist for the New York City Department of Education. MaryAnne has directed and served residences for arts educational institutions such as The Lower Manhattan Arts Academy, Talent Unlimited High School, The Gallery Players Theatre, and Arts For All Inc.
As a director and producer, she has brought live music productions to such NYC venues as Le Poisson Rouge, Duane Park, The Cutting Room, The Bowery Electric, The Delancey, Tammany Hall, Arlene’s Grocery, The Bitter End, The Boom-Boom Room, and Irving Plaza.
As a musical theatre performer, her credits include US 1st National Tour - The Great American Trailer Park Musical, The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Alexandra Theatre - UK, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line Productions, The New York Musical Theatre Festival, and various regional productions including theatres such as Cohoes Music Hall, Ivoryton Playhouse and Totem Pole Playhouse. She is a proud member of Actor’s Equity Association (AEA). Thank you to her project and life co-pilot and fiancé Rob, her parents, creative and production team and the Marymount community for all their support on this journey. For more information please visit: MaryAnnePiccolo.com
Director / Choreographer / Devising Shepherd