Music Director – My Way, 9 to 5
2nd Keyboards – Guys & Dolls, Sound of Music
Aimee is excited to be joining Post Playhouse for her first summer season in Nebraska! Fresh off the high seas, she most recently worked as music director for Norwegian Cruise Line aboard the Norwegian Dawn. A native of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Aimee is truly grateful for a career that allows her to travel the country and create theatre with similarly enthusiastic and passionate artists. Favorite music directing credits include NEXT TO NORMAL (Florida Studio Theatre), DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS, TICK…TICK…BOOM!, URINETOWN, and LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. She also spent two wonderful years teaching and music directing for the Chicago youth theatre organization, Studio BE. Aimee received her bachelor’s degree in music and theatre from Ithaca College. She thanks her family and friends for their endless support and looks forward to this next project along her professional journey!
Dan Denton hails from Topeka, KS where he is routinely involved in theatre productions. You may recognize Dan from last year playing the roles of Jimmy in Hank Williams: Lost Highway, Jinx in Forever Plaid, and Chip in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee here at the Post Playhouse. Dan is proud to have finished his first production working as the music director for [Title of Show] this past year, and couldn’t be happier than to have had that opportunity. Most recently, he played Frank Sinatra in the new musical The Rat Pack Lounge. Dan hopes audiences are just as excited for these summer productions as he is!
Music Director – Always…Patsy Cline, Seussical & Keyboards – Annie Get Your Gun, The Drowsy Chaperone
Matthew Meckes is pleased to be joining the staff of Post Playhouse for their summer 2012 season. Recently Meckes has worked at Florida Studio Theatre as an intern pianist where he Assistant Music Directed Next to Normal and Associate Music Directed Shake, Rattle and Roll. Previous show that Meckes has music directed are Assassins, Lucky Stiff, Once on this Island, The Fantasticks, Les Miserables, Gypsy and several Cabarets and Musical Revues. Before becoming a Music Director Meckes attended Berklee College of Music where he received his BA in Composition. He went on to produce shows independently for five years with Insomniak Theatre Company. Meckes is thrilled to be working with so many great artists this summer and thanks those he has worked with already for their constant inspiration and motivation.