PEP productions is a full service production company specializing in live theater, festivals and concerts. Some of the festivals produced by PEP include: Sixteen FIRST NIGHT CELEBRATIONS of the Arts, THE NEW JERSEY STATE DANCE FESTIVAL, REGGAE ROOTS MUSIC FESTIVALS, MONDAY NIGHT MUSIC, an eight part Jazz Series, MOONLIGHT NIGHTS CONCERTS, and ART AT NOON series of lunch-time concerts.
PEP has also produced numerous plays including those of Pedro Juan Pietri, Len Jenkin, Sam Shepard and Lanford Wilson. The successful AMERICA PLAY FESITVALS series have included plays by Richard Dresser, Dick Zigun, Donna Spector, and Willie Holtzman.
In recent years PEP has worked with several cities and organizations in strategic and community planning including: Montclair, NJ, Newburgh, NY, Orange and Bergen Counties. In the past PEP’s services have been used by art centers and companies such as The William’s Center for the Arts, The Garden State Chamber Orchestra, Fast Talk Productions and The New Actors’ Repertory Company.
Presently PEP has been consulting with Kings Theatre Company to produce the ON THE WHARF summer theater series and the newly initiated dinner theater program at the Lycian Centre in Sugar Loaf, NY. PEP is also producing a new concert performance by the renown pianist/composer Richard Kimball entitled The Tree of Life scheduled for spring 2011. PEP also offers workshops and classes for teens and young actors.
PEP’s primary project THE AIR PIRATES RADIO THEATER, was named the Best Theatre Troupe in the Hudson Valley 2007 and 2009 by the Times Herald Record readers’ poll. Beginning its fifth season this spring the Air Pirates will begin touring with twelve available shows in 2011.
Paul Ellis, producer heads a professional team of artists, actors, and technicians with the experience and knowledge needed to make your next event a success. This team makes our clients’ strategy and visions our central focus, and directs our enthusiasm, knowledge and energy towards surpassing your expectations.