BRUNSWICK LITTLE THEATRE

Board of Directors Bios

EBEN FRENCH MASTIN / SAG/AFTRA – President
Well over fifty years of entertainment experience from performer to corporate, and back. As a professional singer/musician, Eben has performed with Jerry Lee Lewis, Spiral Starecase, The Marvells and other name artists. As a professional actor, Eben is a veteran of stage, screen, commercials and voiceovers. He’s received numerous nominations for best “lead” or “supporting” actor from the Star News Media Theatre Awards; most recently for his role as the “Hermit of Fort Fisher”. “Show Biz is my life!”

PAM NEVILLE – Past President
Pam Neville has 30+ years in management consulting for major IT initiatives in the financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, federal government and public sectors industries. She has managed a multitude of high profile technical and business projects in various U.S. companies and agencies. She contributes her seasoned “solutions architect” skills coupled with her great appreciation for the arts to helping BLT attain the success they deserve in this community. Pam served as President of BLT for FY 2016.

DEBBIE SKILLMAN – Secretary
Deborah Skillman holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in music and worked as a public school music educator for thirty years. She serves as the organist and choir master at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Southport. She has worked both behind the stage and on the stage at BLT for a number of years. She founded BLT’s youth division the Stagestruck Players and began the MTA program with Bev Veenker, an intensive yearlong musical theater class for youth.

LIBBY FEATHERSTON – Treasurer
Libby Featherston was a travel agent in the Research Triangle Park until she was presented the the opportunity to move to Los Angeles to work for an actress.. Three years later, she was homesick, and began working in the NC Film Industry as a casting agent and production coordinator in feature film and TV. Ten years later, she acquired a real job, where she has been a bank manager for the past twenty years.

HANK TROSCIANIEC
Hank Troscianiec worked stage and film for 10 years in Wilmington, NC. He has worked the last 13 years as a Real Estate Broker in the Southport area running the highest producing team in the County. His team building experience coupled with understanding of necessary changes in business helps him think and work in a collaborative environment. He hopes to continue to support BLT in their property accusation goal and to return to the stage in the near future. Hank has served on the Board since 2015.

BETH STRICKLAND
Beth Strickland has been on and off stage at BLT for most of her life.

MILLIE HART
Millie Hart has been involved with Brunswick Little Theatre off and on since the early days. While it is rare to see her on stage, Millie can often be found working backstage.

HAL COSEC
Hal Cosec is a Wilmington native who has served the theater community for almost 25 years. He studied the Meisner Technique at the William Esper Studio in NYC. He is the Vice President of a Broadway production company, Minerva Productions. He is a Pisces and enjoys long walks on the beach 😉

KATHY CAGNEY ROSSI
A proud member of the Screen Actors Guild since 1990, Kathy has appeared in numerous films, countless commercials and over 75 theatre productions in New York, Denver, Chicago and NJ. She was the on-air host of the syndicated TV show Health & Home Report in NYC for 5 years. (And, yes, she is related to James Cagney!)

BRANDI SIMMONS
Brandi Simmons is a local college student and theatre fanatic. She enjoys volunteering with Brunswick Little Theatre and hopes to continue doing so for many years to come.