Ben Tostado has had a career performing on stage in Los Angeles and New York with credits including the Off-Broadway revival of Seussical (original cast recording), various projects with Moises Kaufman of Tectonic Theater Company, and several off-off Broadway and regional productions. Other directing and/or choreography credits include: The Tiny Mustache, Vashti!, The Wizard of Oz, The Comedy of Errors, Fame, Our Town, Guys and Dolls, Legally Blonde, Sunshine, Bugsy Malone, Sleepy Hollow, Into the Woods, Once On This Island, Pippin, Annie, Godspell, Grease, Fiddler on the Roof, Aladdin, Company, Diary of a Madman, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Odyssey, and Bally's New Year's Eve in Atlantic City. In addition, Mr. Tostado has co-authored several musicals for young audiences including The Great Pie Robbery... or, We Really Knead the Dough, The Tale of Pinocchio in Playland, Stinky Sneakers, and The Little Lemonade Girl, a musical based on the small, but mighty hero, Alexandra Scott. He has been a teaching artist in the tri-state area for TADA Youth Theatre, The Gallery Players, Lucy Moses School of Music, and various schools for over 20 years. He was on staff teaching Drama at Rodeph Sholom School and Trevor Day School, both in Manhattan. Mr. Tostado is the Founder and Artistic Director of Playlight Theatre Company. He moved from NYC to Upper Nyack in 2019 and lives with his partner and their little dog.