Much Ado About Nothing
Balthazar; Music Director/Composer
Award-winning composer Phyto (Neophytos) Stratis holds a BA in music composition from the conservatory of Baldwin Wallace, an MFA from NYU Tisch School of Arts in Musical Theater/Opera Writing and a certificate from the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. Mr. Stratis NY concert Composion Diary 1, played in a packed house and received great reviews by the press. Selected music composition credits: Stella Adler Studio Production of Chekov’s Ivanov (directed by John Gould Rubin), Off-Broadway: Theater Row production of Iphigenia in Tauris (directed by Leonidas Loizides), Greek Cultural Center Babies are Brought by the Stork, Choreo Theatro Center Life still with Flowers (choreographed by Irina Poulos), London’s Bloomsbury Theater A Tribute to the Greek Ancient Spirit (commissioned by Cyprus Operatic Stage), Midnight Appointment (Film by Danai Stylianou). Selected acting credits: Ivanov (Gavrilla) Stella Adler Studio, My Fair Lady (Freddy Hills) Hellenic Cultural Center, Babies are Brought by the Stork (Yiakov) Greek Cultural Center, Beyond Therapy (Bruce) Porch Light Productions. Phyto has been a scholar of the Alexander Onassis Foundation and the Paulette Goddard Scholarship of NYU. Up-coming: His first opera Adonis and Aphrodite will premier in his home country Cyprus, in the fall of 2012.