JOE DIGNOTI

Currently, Joe can be seen in several roles including Ezra, Caiaphas (understudy) and others in Sight & Sound Theatre’s production of Jesus where Joe will be performing for 2019.  Previous credits with Sight & Sound Theatre during the 2018 season (Strasburg, Pennsylvania location) include Joe’s portrayal of Erzra, Joseph of Arimathea (understudy), and Uncle Abram (understudy) in Jesus. In 2017, Joe appeared as Sabba Ephrum in Jonah and Jacob in Miracle of Christmas, as well as the Egyptian Commander and Thutmoses II in the 2016 production of Moses (Branson, Missouri location). 

At The Rose Theatre of Omaha, Nebraska for their 2016 season, Joe was seen portraying King Triton in Disney’s The Little Mermaid and as George Banks in Mary Poppins for the 2015 season.  His other credits include Mr. Stopnick in Caroline, or Change, Feldzieg in The Drowsy Chaperone, Inspector Kemp/Hermit in Young Frankenstein, Dr. Madden/Dr. Fine in Next to Normal, Javert in Les Miserables (Fonda/ McGuire award; TAG and OEA awards - Best Actor in a Musical, TAG award - Best Ensemble), Professor Callahan in Legally Blonde, Tito Merelli in Lend Me a Tenor (TAG award - Best Ensemble), and Big Jule in Guys and Dolls all at the Omaha Community Playhouse.  Some other favorite stage credits include El Gallo in The Fantasticks and Alan in Come Blow Your Horn both at NAU Summer Repertory Theatre as well as Jud in Oklahoma and Smokey in Damn Yankees both with Musical Theatre of Arizona.  Joe was a member of Actors Equity Association for many years having received his BFA from Roger Williams University in Rhode Island, and he enjoyed working professionally in theatre, film and commercials in the Phoenix region and nationally.  Joe is grateful for his beautiful wife, Karrin, and his son, Nikolai, for their endless encouragement and support of his theatrical endeavors.