|Pete Cormier, Managing Director |
Pete earned a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Notre Dame and an M.S. in Nonprofit Management from Worcester State College. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Lesley University, with a focus on the civic engagement of young adults through the arts. Pete exness has worked for Liberty Mutual for 25 years and is currently the Manager, Catastrophe Analysis & Planning. Pete founded and served as the Executive Director of Sterling Music Exchange for the past four years. As Executive Director, he engaged young adults in community service, leadership and musical performances; organized more than 75 music events; recruited more than 75 musicians and 10 volunteers; and developed the Step Up to Music Program, which provides free music lessons and instruments to at-risk youth. In 2006, Pete was the Nonprofit Category Winner in the Mt. Wachusett Community College's 2nd Annual Business Plan Competition. Pete exness trading platform is also a guitarist and bass player, playing in bands that perform locally.
Jennifer L. Potts, Artistic Director
Jennifer holds a BA in Theatre Arts from Drew University in Madison, NJ. While studying at Drew University, Jennifer also held an internship at The New Jersey Shakespeare Festival (NJSF), where she worked under the direction of Artistic Director Bonnie Monte and Managing Director Mike Stotts (now at Hartford Stage) and performed in Midsummer Night's Dream and The Tempest. After graduating, she stayed at NJSF, working as the acting special events coordinator. For five years, Jennifer led the Performing Arts Ministry at Christ Church in Fitchburg, MA, where she directed Dance in the Desert, Anne of Green Gables, Little Women, and The Tale of Three Trees. She exness trader also taught drama at Caritas High School, where she directed A Child is Born and Twelfth Night. She is one of the founders of Cornerstone where she directed Do Lord Remember Me and A Christmas Carol and continues to direct at least one production each season. She resides in Fitchburg with her husband and their five children.
|Ellen Guglietti, Associate Artistic Director |
Ellen graduated Magna Cum Laude from Adelphi University's Performing Arts BFA program. In 2001 she began dancing for Gina Bashour's GiBa in Motion. In 2003 Ellen co-founded Guidance Productions, Inc. with her husband Tony and friend Amanda Page. Ellen has experience teaching dance and choreographing floor routines for girls gymnastics. Teaching has enabled her to work extensively with children of all ages. She is currently teaching for Pomfret School in Connecticut and is co-directing Cornerstone's Awakening Dance Company and Awakening Youth Dancers.
Lia Wright, Theatre Education Director
Lia Wright began her theatrical career at the age of four as a street urchin in My Fair Lady. She studied musical theatre with her father, a former professional actor and music educator, as a child. Some of her more memorable roles include; Martha in The Secret Garden, Commenda Bull in The Recyclabulls, Dainty June in Gypsy, Chava in Fiddler on the Roof, Liesel in The Sound of Music, Sister Leo in Nunsense, and Lizzie in Baby. She recently moved to the Boston area from Sewanee, Tennessee where she taught theatre at St. Andrew’s Sewanee School. Since moving to Massachusetts she has taught for Watertown Children’s Theatre, Center Stage Youth Theatre, and North Shore Music Theatre. She will be working with the Boston Modern Opera Project and Codman Academy on the Hip Hop Opera Project in the spring. Lia received her bachelors degree in Theatre from Middle Tennessee State University and continues to study voice and acting privately. Lia recently made her acting debut at Cornerstone playing the role of Laura in The Glass Menagerie.
Board of Directors
Jennifer L. Potts, President
Loni Feinberg, Acting Treasurer
Ellen Guglietti, Secretary