Livi Perrone has been directing and choreographing for Riverside Theatre Arts since its first year in business. She is now the full-time Creative Director for Riverside Theatre Arts Academy (opened in June 2018). She has also worked as a drama teacher for three local elementary schools for the past year and a half.
Happily: The Musical (Rising Stars Edition) - July 2019
Happily was the first production of this award-winning original musical to be performed by middle school and high school students. Our students were the first to create brand new roles in a totally original work. For more information on the show, please visit: https://www.liviperrone.com/about-happily
Wicked Wonderlands - August 2019
Wicked Wonderlands was performed at Cornwall Central Middle School. This original musical was a blend of Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland, and the Wizard of Oz. Cast members learned original music to bring these famous characters to life.
Lion King Jr. - March 2019
Lion King Jr. was performed at Cornwall-on-Hudson Elementary School in Cornwall, NY. This was Livi’s first time working on The Lion King. The music, choreography, and timeless script makes this one of her favorite shows to direct. The incredible makeup, costume, and set design contributed to a gorgeous final show.
Willy Wonka Jr. - January 2019
Willy Wonka Jr. was performed at Lee Road Elementary School in Cornwall, NY. This was Livi’s second time working on a production of Willy Wonka. She did her first production ten years prior, where she played Veruca Salt.
Seussical Jr. - March 2018
Seussical Jr. was performed at Cornwall-on-Hudson Elementary School in Cornwall, NY. This was Livi’s fifth time acting or directing in Seussical and it remains one of her favorite shows to work on. The production was her first of several elementary school drama productions.
Recently Directed Musicals for Riverside Theatre Arts
Legally Blonde Jr. - July 2018
Legally Blonde Jr. was performed at Cornwall Central Middle School in Cornwall, NY. Legally Blonde Jr. was another new release which we were so proud to produce. Our performance at Cornwall Central Middle School was the highlight of the season.