Piccadilly Arts manages the careers and touring of a selected group of performing artists. Our roster features eight artists who create challenging and intelligent work for young audiences, families and adults, who work well on family stages and main stages, who offer meaningful residency to compliment performances, and who all create work that transcends language and cultural boundaries.
For the 2013/2014 season, we are pleased to represent Alex the Jester (theater), Ball in the House (vocal/a capella), Do Jump! Extremely Physical Theatre (physical theatre | dance | aerial | acrobatics), Lyle Cogen (musical theater | arts in education specialist | anti-bullying), Leland Faulkner (theater), Robert Post | Post Comedy Theatre (physical comdedy and theatre), and Treehouse Shakers (dance theater). Please click through to view each artist's bio, repertoire, and publicity and contact Chrissie for fees and availability.
Alex's period music, mind bending sight gags, and wildly imaginative spirit transport audiences to another place and time.
Five guys, no instruments, just their voices! This Boston-based soul-pop/R&B group takes a cappella to the next stage with vocal drums/beatbox and vocal bass to create a harmony that appeals to all ages!
Do Jump "actorbats" blend theatre, dance, aerial work, acrobatics, dynamic visuals and live music that defies categorization. Celebrating both individual creativity and community spirit, Do Jump has thrilled audiences throughout North America.
"...[Do Jump] reinforces a child's sense of wonder and revives it in adults." ~The New York Times
A man of a thousand faces, Leland Faulner's theatrical performances draw on his life experiences to create a variety of characters, vignettes, and films including consulting on the popular Polar Express. The performances are a family favorite nationally and internationally.
Lyle Cogen is a musical performer & recording artist, writer, and Lincoln Center trained teaching artist who is singular in her niche position offering top-notch children’s song and story that educates along with the entertainment. In 2008, she was commissioned by Tilles Center For The Performing Arts and funded by the United States Department of Justice to write and create a piece of theater about bullying for adolescents that would inspire self reflection and dialogue to bring about change for the better. "...[Sticks & Stones] was amazing. You should bring this program at the beginning of the year and the end of the year." - Teacher, NYS BOCES Evaluation
Parallel Exit creates moments of simple magic for audiences of all ages. The company blends theatre, dance, and music into works of physical theatre that transcend age, language, and cultural barriers. "Their clever and genuinely funny work draws inspiration from such great dancers as Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin." -- The New Yorker
Actor, mime, puppeteer, juggler, standup comic, and improvising whirling dervish, Post has created a unique and eclectic series of imaginative and hilarious vignettes. He’s a one-man theatre company, specializing in rapid-fire character changes, even different roles for different body parts. "I like him because he’s insane, completely insane." ~ Matt Lauer, TODAY Show
Treehouse Shakers is a dance-theater company committed to creating original dance-plays that introduce young audiences to modern dance through meaningful stortelling.
"..captivating and riveting to children ...This isn’t your same old fairy- tale – this is something much bigger and better.” – David Zimmerman, Executive Director, DeBaun Performing Arts Center, Hoboken, NJ