JB Presents is an independent Bay Area theater & event company dedicated to producing original theater, musical revues, concerts, shows, and events. Our productions span genres and defy labels, celebrating a vast array of styles and themes. JB Presents is also a vibrant community of musicians, singers, and artists that share a love for their craft and believe in teamwork, empowerment, collaboration and authenticity.
John Bisceglie (Director & Producer) is the founder and artistic director of JB Presents. Since 1985, he has created, directed and choreographed hundreds of community, commercial, and professional productions featuring actors of all ages. He has created and founded three Bay Area youth performing arts organizations in San Jose (SBCMT) Morgan Hill/Gilroy (GCMT) and San Francisco (SFCMT) producing original musical revues, scripted plays as well as feature films starring Bay Area actors. His large scale productions have appeared at the Herbst Theater, Marine’s Memorial Theater, Pier 39 and Palace of Fine Arts Theater in San Francisco. Recent San Francisco productions include; SF Follies, Sing for Your Supper, Sondheim In Concert, Night & Day, Lady Sings the Blues, Downtown Bacharach, and Holiday Big Band Bash. John enjoys sharing his longtime experience and passion for theater with actors of all ages and is thankful to work with a wonderful creative team and group of performers whose dedication, energy, and talent make creating original theater possible.
Evan Crone (Musical Director/Vocal Coach) has been a part of JB Presents for two years providing Musical/Vocal Direction for the adult and children’s programs. “It is a wonderful opportunity to work with such enthusiastic and talented musicians on reviews filled with fantastic music.“ Evan has been a part of JB Presents Downtown Bacharach, Best of Broadway, Sondheim a Choral Celebration and three annual Holiday Big Band Bash concerts just to name a few. Evan Crone hails from Pennsylvania, and attended college at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ where he majored in education a minored in Organ and voice. Evan resides in San Francisco and works as a Music/Vocal Director for the Bay Area Children’s Theatre (BACT) as well as an accompanist and vocal coach.
J’aime Ciabattoni (Production Manager) is originally from Pennsylvania where she was an active community theater performer since 1995. Her big break in production was as the assistant director for Methacton Community Theater’s production of Fiddler on the Roof where she brought together over 60 amazing performers of all ages on one stage. Since then, she has moved to the Bay Area and began her involvement on stage with JB Presents in 2015. J’aime is very excited to be a part of the JB Presents creative team and is looking forward to bringing the audience these wonderful productions.