ABET welcomes new children’s acting workshop instructors


Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre (ABET) has hired two new children’s acting workshop instructors, Aaron and Eric DeCicco.

DeCicco is a familiar face on stage and off in the Jacksonville theatre community. Most recently, he was the music director for the Florida State College at Jacksonville Summer Music Theatre Experience’s production of “Cats.” Some of her favorite Theatrical credits include Pregnant Woman in “Jump Man: A Mario Musical,” Skszhp/Music Director in The Five and Dime: A Theatre Company and Far Too Ambitious Productions’ “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” production and Rona Lisa Perretti in ABET’s 2009 production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” DeCicco can currently be seen on stage as Sister Mary Patrick in “Sister Act” at Alhambra Theatre and Dining.

Erik DeCicco was born and raised in Jacksonville. He graduated from Stanton College Preparatory School, Jacksonville University, and earned an MFA in acting at The University of Louisville. DeCicco has acted and directed throughout the Northeast Florida area. Most recently, he appeared in Alhambra Theatre and Dining’s production of “Beauty and the Beast” as Cogsworth and King in “Big River.” His credits include: “Jump Man! A Mario Musical,” “Amadeus,” “Seminar,” “Phantom,” and “Next to Normal.”  His television credits include AMC’s “The Making of the Mob: New York” and Travel Channel’s “Mysteries at the Museum.” His directing credits include: “Little Women,” “The 39 Steps,” “Weird Romance,” “Into the Woods,” “Little Shop of Horrors,” “Once on this Island” and “Xanadu.”