Board and Staff
Board and Staff
Board of Directors
Jeanne Montano – Board President
Jeanne made her ReVision debut in ReVision Theatre’s July 2012 5th Anniversary Gala at the Paramount Theatre. For the past six years, she has been happily performing Forbidden Broadway Off-Broadway, across the country and overseas. Some other theatre credits include: Broadway and national tour – Cats (Jellylorum/Griddlebone); Off Broadway – Forbidden Broadway SVU (Tony Award for Excellence in the Theatre and Drama Desk Award for Best Review); Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakening (Recording); Regional – The Most Happy Fella (Cleo), starring John Schuck; Little Shop of Horrors (Audrey); Funny Girl (Fanny); Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (narrator); Falsettos(Cordelia); Nunsense (Sister Mary Amnesia) with “Superior Mothers” Alice Ghostly, Pat Carroll, and Lainie Kazan. She was also seen Off-Broadway in Loose Screws and at the acclaimed Feinstein’s and Kaufman Center in A Lawyer and His Ladies. Originally a shore girl, she now resides both in NYC and Asbury Park , and is happily married to Robert Gianetta NYPD.
Jules L. Plangere, III – Vice President
Jules is Senior Vice President of Press Communications, LLC, which owns several radio stations in Monmouth and Ocean counties in New Jersey. He was born and raised in Monmouth County, graduating from Asbury Park High School in 1962 and Lafayette College, Easton, PA, in 1966, with a bachelor’s degree in History & Literature. After graduation, he spent three years as an officer in the U.S. Navy in shipboard communications and electronics. After his naval service, he came to work full time at The Asbury Park Press in 1970. Before retiring from The Asbury Park Press he was Vice President/Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Plangere held several positions for charitable organizations, and has humbly accepted the position of Vice President for ReVision Theatre. With his love of the arts and Asbury Park, there is no place that he would rather be.
Judy DiFortuna Whary – Treasurer
Judy is a former office manager of a New Jersey/New York law firm. For many years she was a vocal and piano performer in New Jersey. She also has a daughter who has been involved in theatre, which has inspired her to give of her time to assist and become the Treasurer of ReVision Theatre. She said it feels great to give back.
Susan Henderson – Board Member
Sue has lived in the city of Asbury Park for 20 years and have served on many community boards and committees. She was one of the original officers of the Asbury Park Homeowners Association and before resigning to take office she served as the President for 7 years. Sue has also served on the board for AP Action and the QSPOT. She is presently serving her first term as a Councilwoman in Asbury Park. As a councilwoman Sue serves on the Deal Lake Commission, the Wesley Lake Commission, the Public Arts committee, the Dog committee, and co-chair the Development Advisory committee.
Sue has been a member of the ReVision Theatre since 2008 and has enjoyed every performance. Asbury Park has always been and will continue to be a city rich in visual and performing arts. ReVision Theatre has played an important role in keeping the arts alive in the city and she is excited to be a member of the board.
Bernard Dotson – Board Member
Bernard began his career in entertainment traveling Nationally and Internationally singing the Walt Disney Songbook. Working for the Disney Company, he has been featured on TV shows singing in English, French, German, and Japanese. New York Concerts include the 2012 hit Encores production of “Merrily We Roll Along”, Directed by James Lapine, with musical supervision by Stephen Sondheim, “Finian’s Rainbow”, “Encores Broadway Bash”, “The Broadway Gospel Choir”, and “Dreamgirls” to benefit the Actors Fund. Bernard can be heard on six cast recordings and has been seen on “General Hospital”, (Dr Woodruff), and the hit TV series SMASH. Bernard recently made his debut with the New York Philharmonic.
Bob Angelini – Interim Artistic Director
Bob is the former founding board president, has been an integral part in producing ReVision’s first three seasons. He made his New York acting and directorial debut with a new play, The Fourth State of Matter, which was a semi-finalist at the 2011 Dream Up Festival at the Theater for the New City in the East Village. He has also directed for the Hudson Guild Theatre in New York, the Network Festival for the Barrow Group Theatre in New York, and locally for Cabaret For Life. Acting credits include appearances in the hit television series 30 Rock, Pan Am, Blue Bloods, and the new HBO documentary, Project Nim, directed by Academy Award winner James Marsh. Bob has made a name for himself over the last 17 years, directing more than 30 dramatic and musical productions with the award-winning West Park Players of Ocean Township High School. His directorial efforts include A Chorus Line, Into the Woods, Curtains, Ah, Wilderness!, The Miracle Worker, and Les Miserables. He was awarded the Best Director “Basie Award” for the controversial 2007 production of The Laramie Project (Paramount Theatre), Cats, and Our Town by the Count Basie Theater in Red Bank, NJ.