August 19, 2019
Suggested Donation $10
Red Circle Sponsor: Kevin Lane
The Studio@620 presents a new work of musical theatre in its infancy--the first workshop and reading of "Rhythm of Life" will be staged on August 19th. Be part of this exciting time--when an audience first gets to witness the ideas of a writer combined with fresh talents from the performers under the direction of Bob Devin Jones.
"Rhythm of Life" follows the story of a high school senior whose good life and bright future are rocked by witnessing a sudden tragic crime. Our hero struggles through a spiritual journey while traveling through new cultures and overcoming challenging experiences. What happens when he finally is faced with an opportunity to right that tragic wrong? Does he seek vengeance? Does he rise above the fray? You'll have to come to find out!
About The Playwright
Percussionist, Director, Composer, Writer, Inventor, Presenter, and Entrepreneur Matt Giordano began playing the drums at the age of two and lessons at the age of five. Matt was a student under the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra’s lead percussionist for eight years at the Eastman Community Music School. He participated in many local, county and state performances and competitions between the age of 10 and 18 the majority of which he came in 1st place.
In 2003 Matt established Drum Echoes, Inc. Through his company he provides a unique variety of drum events for schools, corporations, conferences, camps, health care agencies and many other groups of people locally, nationally and internationally. Matt’s drumming and personal story has received media attention on radio, newspaper and newsletter interviews, BBC, PBS Nova, a New York Times bestseller book Musicophilia by Dr. Oliver Sacks, NEW YORK TIMES quoted Matt as an “Exceptional performer” “Eclectic drummer” and was featured in a short documentary “75 Watts” that won 1st place for best documentary short at the Palm Springs Int’l film Festival and got nominated for a Genie Award Academy of Canadian Cinema.
Matt Giordano spent the last 14 years writing and composing his musical theatre production titled Rhythm of Life. Matt moved to St. Pete Florida from upstate
NY less than a year ago and is very excited to be working with a group of such amazing and talented people. He is thrilled and honored to share his
passionate work for the first time right here in beautiful St. Pete Florida!