Eric Alter is trhe founder of Apricot Sky Productions. He also serves as the Artistic Director of the company. Eric began writing in 1999, where he put on his first evening of one-act plays, in April of 2000 entitled: Under the Apricot Sky, an evening of 6 one-one act plays which were performed at the Grove Street Theatre in Montclair, NJ. Since then, Eric has gone on to write 156 plays, which have been produced, published and performed all over the world. While mostly a one-act play writer, he has written 8 full lenght plays and 4 screenplays. In addition, Eric wrote his first TV pilot, called 180 Days, which will be filming this June in Montclair.
Eric has sold 37 plays to PLAYS! The Drama Magazine For Young People. He also has a play published in the Glencoe national textbook. He also optioned one of his plays to small indepdnant film company.
Eric believes pricot Sky Productions can serve as an outlet for new artists and directors to showcase their talent. He is very proud when he can introduce a new writer to the stage and see their words performed in front of a live audience. Eric has personally worked with hundreds of actors and directors over the years and values each and every one of them.
Eric is a proud member of the Dramatist Guild. He can be reaached at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Board of Directors
Bob Lowy, Director of Play Development
Bob has been active in live theatre for nearly 50 years having degrees in Acting and Directing and Theatre Education. He was a school teacher for 40 years before retiring in 2009. He has appeared Off-Off Broadway and local theatre productions. Bob has Directed professionally for community theatre groups and specialized in large scale musicals. Most recently, he has been associated with “Murder to Go” the creator of the Interactive Musical Murder Mystery. He has appeared in and Directed over 20 shows for them and has a lead role in their interactive feature film “Murder at Café Noir.” He appeared in a promotional film for the Jespy House this past summer.
When not involved in Acting and Directing, he enjoys being with two granddaughters, Justina and Jordyn. He and his wife, Sandy live in a log cabin on a lake in Morris County. Bob is thrilled to be a part of Apricot Sky Productions, working with the talented members of this company.