Producer, has been managing theatrical productions for more than twenty–five years.  His experience includes work both on Broadway and Off–Broadway, in regional theatres, and on national tours, including Kiss of the Spider Woman, Annie, and A Chorus Line.  He served as the general manager of the Joffrey Ballet in New York City and was the general manager for U.S. tours of The Bolshoi Ballet, Royal Ballet, and Bolshoi Opera.  Mr. Conte is currently the manager of the Plymouth Theatre on Broadway.

Artistic Director, has worked for twenty–five years in the entertainment industry prior to becoming Artistic Director of STORY SALAD PRODUCTIONS.  As an actor, he toured nationally and internationally in Annie, Phantom of the Opera, and Guys and Dolls and performed in regional theatres, Off–Broadway, commercials, and cruise ships.  He has worked as an accompanist–vocal coach and as a stage manager, most recently for the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera 2002 season.  He considers it a privilege to create quality theatre for young audiences and looks forward to the challenge of educating new generations.

Author, writes for the theatre, television and cabaret.  In addition to the current editions of STORY SALAD, his works for the stage include the musical A Country Christmas Carol (with Albert Evans) and the operatic farce Under the Overture. He was executive story editor for Abrams Gentile Entertainment (NY) where he wrote and developed numerous television projects, including the award–winning syndicated children's series, Van-Pires.  On the concert stage Ron's songs have been performed by such noted Broadway performers as Bryan Batt, David Garrison, Alix Korey, Eddie Korbich, Marin Mazzie, and Jessica Molasky.  His songs can also be heard on the recordings "Best of Celebration of Life" and "Twisted Turtle Christmas." On the educational front, he has edited numerous textbooks, most recently David Kaplan's highly praised Five Approaches to Acting (West Broadway Press).

Author, wrote the music for the Off–Broadway hit Pageant which, in addition to its many U.S. productions, has been performed in Japan, Australia and London's West End.  His lyrics are featured in New York City Opera's performing version of The Merry Widow, televised on "Live from Lincoln Center" (PBS).  He co–authored the score for the Off–Broadway cult hit Nite Club Confidential.  For New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse, Mr. Evans has written lyrics for Mikado Inc., and music for Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights.  He recently adapted the songs of George M. Cohan for the stage musical biography Yankee Doodle Boy.  His other scores include The Texas Chainsaw Musical, Five on the Isle and, with Ron Kaehler, the Dickens–goes–Nashville fantasy A Country Christmas Carol.

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