Consultation for Business Start-Ups, Entrepreneurs, Actors, Singers, Dancers, Theater Companies to build success in Performance and Business Skills. Also make available Plays, Books, Presentations, and Self Help Information.
John DeGaetano – Business Advisor
John as a Certified Business Advisor has worked with countless new and existing business owners and organizations in the areas of business planning, sales and marketing, project management, and finance. He recently earned the national designation Northern California’s State Star from the SBA Department (Small Business Administration) for his outstanding performance in assisting small businesses in creating economic impact in the form of new business start ups, increased sales, jobs created, funding, etc.
As a former bank executive, John served as First Vice President and Regional Manager for a community bank in the Bay Area where he played a major role in the bank’s growth development. John is also a certified NxLevel instructor in addition to advising. He is available for consulting and works with clients on a contract term basis. More Information or Questions? Contact John
John DeGaetano – Director
Working for more than 30 years in theater, film, television and Broadwayworld award nominee – some of John’s directorial credits include; regional West Coast productions of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, two productions of the musical Cats, a silly version of Pirates of Penzance, Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables, a limited run of Chicago the musical, AR Gurney’s Love Letters, a gripping, intimate production of Cabaret, the world premiere of The Angel of Chatham Square, several variety shows, and most recently West Side Story and an alternate reality of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado. In 2013 he directed the acclaimed, epic production of Evita with over 100 cast-members and crew involved. In addition, John directed a short Sherlock Holmes Play Series at London’s West End Leicester Square Theatre and Kings Head Theatre and a version of the same show at New York City’s 45th St. Theater. John is an advisor, author, active board member for a resident production company, supporter of several non-profit organizations, and mentor for a performing arts internship program in Northern California.
About the Author
In addition, John has done extensive work with Public Television, Radio and Theater. He is a former member of the San Francisco Speaking Club, has participated on several boards and chamber groups, conducted financial seminars and countless charitable events. Previously a community outreach leader on the Business Volunteer Council, he also participated in a Teaching Aboard program that benefited individuals in a poverty-torn third world country. Recently, John DeGaetano released several full-length plays for the stage that are available within our website and Amazon. The plays cover new twists for comedy, mystery and other situations common to everyday lives with light-hearted adventure, a bit of silliness and no story would be complete without a touch of romance. Stories from John DeGaetano Productions include all new adventures in Sherlock Holmes Plays.
What Readers Have Said about Our Plays
London, United Kingdom: “Brilliant! What a great idea, the scenes are cleverly and wittily written and you clearly have a good knowledge of the characters as t
hey are portrayed faithfully and believably.”
Connecticut, USA: “A Case of Revenge is not just a mystery, but it has the suspense thing too… thanks for the opportunity to read these, it was a blast.”
Sunderland, Ireland: “I truly enjoy your work; the scripts were an interesting read. In addition, the cycling of different characters really worked for your style of writing, and the constant movement on the stage.”
London, United Kingdom: “It was a pleasure reading the plays… they are light, intriguing entertainment. The dialogue reads very authentically, thanks.”
Jacksonville, Florida: “I hav
e to say that I am very impressed with the effort you put into these, they will be a very nice evening of readings with a theme.”
Georgia, USA: “Wow! I enjoyed reading the plays. My advice to you is, just keep doing what you’re doing, thank you!”