2022-2023 Executive Board
Abby is a Senior Public Relations Major in the Dual Degree Program pursuing a Master's in Integrated Advertising from East Bridgewater, MA. This is her second year on E-Board and is very excited to continue to learn and grow with CPTG! Her goals for this year include growing membership activities, fundraising opportunities, and CPTG name recognition both on and off campus. Her favorite CPTG memory is her first audition with the org her freshman year, Peter and the Starcatcher, where she met her roommate, Molly.
"My time with CPTG and on E-Board has showed me there are tons of ways to work in professional theatre, and provides me the opportunity to learn how. I am very thankful that this program continues to teach me the skills needed to pursue theatre production post-graduation. "
John Castricone is a sophomore History major at St. John’s. He is very excited to be part of such a unique organization like Chappell Players. His love of the dramatic arts knows no bounds, and he hopes to protect his members' enjoyment, and cultivate the growth of talent throughout this upcoming show season. As Vice President, his goal is to create an inclusive and productive environment for all to share in, and express their love of theater.
This opportunity to serve the campus community is incredibly exciting, and I cannot wait to see what we all accomplish together!
Faith is a junior Speech Pathology and Audiology major with a minor in psychology from Farmingdale, New York. She is the secretary for Chappell Players and is co-chair of the events committee this year! She is excited to make The Little Theater a safe and welcoming place for all new and current members by having the opportunity to create and host fun events throughout the year. Her favorite CPTG memory is assistant costume designing CabaTime because she was able to meet all of the amazing friends she’s made through CPTG. A fun fact about Faith is she is fluent in American Sign Language!
“Chappell Players has been my first real experience in the theater community. Theater was never written in my college plans however, I’m so happy I found my place in The Little Theater that is the most welcoming place filled with the most warm- hearted people.”
Kyle is a Senior Government and Politics major from Dallas, Texas. He is thrilled to be working with an extremely talented Eboard to bring some incredible productions to life. His favorite CPTG memory was directing during 24 Hour Playfest.
“I had never been involved in theatre before this, but Chappell Players welcomed me in with open arms. I’m so grateful now to be a contributing part of this wonderful community.”
Public Relations Chair
Nikita Persaud is a sophomore Marketing major from Queens, NY. This is her first year on the CPTG e-board and she is excited to combine her interests for media and theater. Her goals this year includes creating an environment where all members feel welcome and safe in our space and as well as promoting our shows and events. Her favorite CPTG memory was watching her growth from being a Sound A2 in Legally Blonde to Sound Designer in 12 Angry Jurors.
“I have been doing dance and theater for a very long time and after Covid-19 took most of that experience for me, I missed being in the theater. I am so grateful for Chappell Players for all the opportunities that I have had on stage and behind the scenes. And I can’t wait to meet our new and returning members for a great year!”
Abigail O’Neill is a sophomore Actuarial Science major from Wisconsin. She is excited to welcome new students to Chappell Players and put on some incredible shows! Her favorite CPTG memory is all of the friendships she created with other chappies through late nights in the theater.
“Chappell players was the first place that made me feel like I belonged at St. John’s, and I hope we can make that same environment for future chappies as well!”
Nicholas J. Caccavo
INTERIM ARTISTIC DIRECTOR