Lake Como Summer

Tony will develop three new projects at this summer’s Festival Musica sull’Acqua on the shores of Italy’s Lake Como. Working with the theme Movement - the forced or the chosen movement of people around the world - Tony will use the journal of a young migrant as the basis for this these mime productions. Watch this space for more information!

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Success in Senegal

Tony’s cross-cultural mime and music project in Dakar, Senegal – Get Up! Take Care of Your Planet! – confronts the country’s ecological tragedy of overwhelming amounts of plastic refuse. Tony and a group of young artists, athletes and musicians combined classical mime with local traditions to develop an honest, hard-hitting, funny and physically demanding theatrical presentation described as a show “everyone in the country should see.” Click here for photos

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Published Author

Between directing and choreographing classical mime theatre productions in Italy and in Senegal, inspiration struck while Tony basked on a beautiful beach in western Calabria. The Prismatist has published Tony’s story “This One Was for Neptune.” Click here to read now.

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Aurora's Challenge - Premiere

Celebrating his tenth year as Mime Director of the Festival Musica sull’Acqua / International Music Festival on Water, Tony will choreograph and direct Aurora’s Challenge. Premiere July 7, Lake Como, Italy. Click photo to learn more.

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International Music Festival on Water

Tony returns to Italy's Lake Como for his 9th year as Mime Director of the International Music Festival on Water. Tony will perform the role of Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age in his original choreography of Gustav Holst's The Planets. He's also collaborating with his partner, violinist and Artistic Director Francesco Senese, on their duo Béla Bartók's Sonata for Solo Violin / Apocalypse Man. Click here to learn more.

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Radio Interview

Promoting his 9th year as Mime Director for Festival Musica sull'Acqua, as well as the peformance of Apocalypse Man/Béla Bartók Sonata for Solo Violin, Tony appeared on an Italian radio show. Click here to listen to the interview and/or read translation.

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Interfaith Peace Walk

For the 15th year, Tony organized the annual Interfaith Peace Walk on the Upper West Side. In the tradition of Martin Luther King, Jr., whom we honor today, neighbors of every faith walk to various houses of worship in an expression of hope for peace. 

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NYPD Retirement

After 22 years as Director of Video Production (developing internal/external communication and training), Tony has retired from service with the New York Police Department. At his retirement, it was said "An entire generation of the NYPD has seen themselves through your eyes." 

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