– A performance driven leader with over a quarter-century of experience in creating, developing, and sharpening a team’s mission and purpose.

– Proven record of championing a process placing audience needs at the center of the experience.

– A dynamic strategist responsible for cultivating relationships with a large staff.

– A extra-ordinary creator who can quickly gain the trust and respect of others, with character, collaboration and team building at the forefront.

With decades of experience in immersive and interactive performance  Frank Cardillo is a Queens, NY Producer and Podcaster. Frank has worked events across the NY/NJ/CT area at Super Bowl XLVIII, Turning Stone Casino, Gotham Comedy Club, and for more than 15 years off at the Sterling Renaissance Festival as their emcee, Lenny Burrows. Since 2018, Frank is the co-host of the popular sibling podcast Theme Park Thursday with Dillo’s Diz.

In 2009, Frank founded the ‘Raft of Comic Knockouts’ known as [By The Mummers]. Known for their ‘unpredictable, coming out-of-nowhere humor’ (Backstage), his produced [BTM] musical, ‘BLOOD’, was a Next Link Selection of the New York Musical Festival and named ‘Best of the Fest’ by Davenport Theatricals. Amongst the dozens of productions held throughout New York was Frank’s historical, satirical, farce, ‘The Double Play’, at the Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame.

In June 2016, Frank debuted ‘The Improviser’s Guide to Being a Better Birth Partner’ onstage, Off Off Broadway. He has performed this one man piece in New York City on multiple occasions. Following years as an adjunct faculty member at Stony Brook University, Frank has applied his improvisation experience to training employees at Macy’s Herald Square, Carnegie Hall, & the Sterling Renaissance Festival. Frank has been the recipient of the Impresario Award for supporting New Play Development, as well as a Rollie Award winner for his service to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. In 2008, he received the Spirit of Christmas Award.

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  1. Wow! I did not know all of this about you my friend. You have a wonderful gift and are truly a beautiful person inside and out. I feel blessed to call you my friend.

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