Giuseppe Ritorto

Giuseppe RitortoGiuseppe Ritorto

Assistant Professor of Dramatic and Theatre Arts / Musical Theatre
School of Arts and Humanities

B.A., Catawba College
M.F.A., New York University

Office Phone: (540) 365-4355
Office: Schoolfield 401
Teaching at Ferrum since: 2014

Courses taught:

  • Directing
  • World Theatre
  • Auditions and Makeup
  • Musical Theatre


Giuseppe Ritorto was most recently seen as Scrooge in American Family Theatre's National Tour of A CHRISTMAS CAROL.

Other regional credits include Beadle Bamford in SWEENEY TODD and Mike in A LIE OF THE MIND, Pancho in CITY OF ANGELS and Horton in SEUSSICAL: THE MUSICAL. Giuseppe has also served as Musical Director at Catawba College as well as The Barter Theatre in Abingdon, VA. Being a true "swiss army knife" of theatre he has also worked professionally as a technical director, lighting and set designer and composer. He received his B.A. in Theatre Arts from Catawba College and his M.F.A. in Musical Theatre from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

Giuseppe, as composer of musical theatre, is currently at work on a new musical entitled 3XL with lyrics by Lori Mannette.

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