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Patti is a former performing artist and current playwright who came to Bay Ridge Prep in 2006 as an Orff Schulwerk music teacher and choral director. Recognizing the need and interest in a theatre program, she began directing and producing plays and musicals for the Lower and Middle school students while also earning a Masters in Educational Theatre from New York University. Under Patti’s direction to date, Theatre 8101 has presented over 20 productions including dinner theatre, dramas, musicals and original devised student works.


Patti currently teaches Lower and Middle School music and drama, coordinates the Lower and Middle School arts program and is working to publish some of her works for young actors created for and inspired by the students of Bay Ridge Prep.