Director • Choreographer • Writer



  • The Drowsy Chaperone
  • Little Women, The Musical (Toledo premiere)
  • Children of Eden
  • Guys and Dolls
  • Pirates of Penzance
  • Crazy for You (NCL)
  • The All Hands on Deck! Show
  • Hello, Dolly!
  • Call Me Madam
  • Heroes (TaDa!)
  • Annie Get Your Gun
  • Annie (PMT)
  • Anything Goes
  • Temping! The Musical


"The musical within the comedy is ludicrously charming ... holding it all together is Jody Madaras' throwback choreography."

— Steve Parks  •  Newsday

"A crowd-pleaser with a show-stopping number 'Cold Feets,' a major highlight of the show."

— Jessie Biele  •  Advance

"Jody Madaras' choreography keeps the abbreviated ensemble stepping high and fast."

— Lee Davis  •  Southhampton Press

"A wonderful production ..."

— Aileen Jacobson  •  The New York Times

"His dedication to Pemberville is evident in the good works he continues to perform there." — Polly Weitzel  •  Sentinel-Tribune

In addition to serving as the first professional Artistic Director of the newly restored Pemberville Opera House, Mr. Madaras has also written/directed/performed eight new musical revues for the old theatre, including:

  • An Evening of Gershwin (2000)
  • An Evening of Cole Porter (2001)
  • Patriots of Freedom (2002) - a revue based on the true war stories of several Freedom Township veterans.
  • An Evening of Frank Loesser (2003)
  • An Evening of Irving Berlin (2006)
  • An Evening of Rodgers, Hart and Hammerstein (2007)