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Charles L. Riccillo
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EARLY 50's BOOMER:Leo.Decidedly heterosexual & available
EDUCATION;Roman Catholic grade & college-prep, Roncalli High '69, Honors grad, Triple Distinction,National Forensic League.BA: Theatre Univ.WY ''75 Outstanding Theatre Senior & "Who's Who Among American College & University Students" Key roles:Romeo ('72 Pueblo, Reprised U.WY, '74'),Julio (Paint Your Wagon),Orphan, Judd (Oklahoma),Sebastian (Twelfth Night), Orphan (Celebration), Joe Boyd/Hardy (Damn Yankees)
MFA TECH.THEATRE '85 Scenic design,UNC Ch.Hill. Res.Master Scenic Artist, Drama Dept.,Playmakers Rep CREDO:Roman Catholic,Judæo Christian,Buddhist.OCCUPATIONS, SKILLS: Writer,Theatre professor,actor,singer, composer,lyricist,playwright,oped opportunist
RENNAISSANCE:Ongoing, September of years
WORKS PUBLISHED, RECORDED C.1978-2012:"Waltzing with Eternity" (pioneer opus re: suicide,conflicting sexuality,divorce in '80s,spiritual epiphany & landmark moments & life passages."A Summer for Verona" (Play within play)JAZZ LYRICS, SHEILA LANDIS:"Goin' Through the Motions (of Love),Lonely One, Nightwalkin', Paper World"
GREEN MOUNTAIN GUILD:(orig.music,lyrics)"Story of Fairyfoot, Christmas Cuckoo, Midas Touch, Empty Drum, (Commedia) The Miser", POETRY, PROSE: "Shadow of the Candle's Flame "(metaphysical, Kabala based) SKILLS: Welder,carpenter,sculptor,meatpacker,steelworker,lifeguard
VOCAL:Decades privately trained,cantor,choral,musical comedy,Catholic liturgical,Jazz & Swing lover: Can do Sinatra like "Chairman of the Board"
ETHNICITY;Siciliano,Molisane,Napolitano(da Provincia Salerno-Italia Settentrionale)GENEALOGY:back 1700s via civil records.LINGUAL:Literacy, conv. Italian, reading.
NATURE:Amiable,gracious,welcoming kindred souls.By nature a romantic, believing in love at first sight:"falling in love" not so easy as "standing in love!"MUSIC: Adapted Neapolitan Italian songs to English to faithfully elucidate,not change intent.
BELIEFS:All God's creatures,large/small here to bring joy & truth.Fight for right, not just one's self, but for ALL people-particularly downtrodden.
INTERESTS, PROFICIENCIES:Gourmet cuisine, Italian history/genealogy/ Langu.
CHARACTER:Trustworthy,unless experience proves vain
AFFIRMATAIONS:"I have all that I need to be happy"&"What goes around DEFINITELY comes around!;"We all somehow seek a path, return to God,however Deity concieved.
MANTRAS,CORE VALUES:"What you think,what do,what you say, every day-you become!" Free will, study of philosophies & religions lead me to conclusion all people brothers & Golden Rule applies!
SHARE Monday, November 3, 2008 "There Comes A Time - Paine Still True Now "
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SHARE Monday, October 13, 2008 Breaking the Code
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(2 comments) SHARE Saturday, October 18, 2008 "A Nation to Heal"
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SHARE Sunday, November 9, 2008 "When The Fox Is In Charge Of The Chicken Coop!"
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(2 comments) SHARE Sunday, October 19, 2008 "A Race to the Finish"
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(1 comments) SHARE Friday, October 5, 2012 Election 2012: Shall Evil Triumph?!
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(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, November 5, 2008 "New Years Day Early"
Obama victory, Pueblo, Colorado, Democrats, Republicans, Obama, McCain, United Stes, World, rainbow coalition, youth vote, elderly, get out the vote, audacity of hope
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, October 27, 2008 Lady Liberty's Nation
human rights, torture, abuses, economy, bail out, Wall Street, prejudice, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Afghanistan, military, freedom, Israel threatened, Hispanics, Bush, Cheney, Oil, OPEC, inflation, recession, depression, families, income, opportuynity, green poer, nuclear proliferation, terorism ports and borders
SHARE Monday, October 27, 2008 "McCain Like Bush: A Sidekick Who Slides Slick"
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SHARE Saturday, January 17, 2009 "To President Obama"
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SHARE Friday, February 20, 2009 "Astronomics!$"
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SHARE Wednesday, November 19, 2008 The ChallengeTo Obama: Human Rights Top the List!"
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SHARE Wednesday, October 22, 2008 "Going the Distance"
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