Tony Ricotta

Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Tony Ricotta joined EPS in 2023 as Chief Operating Officer. Tony brings his vast experience in show production management to lead the EPS team in its projects creating spectacular special effects and solving the most complex of live performance challenges. Over his career, Tony has served as the senior company manager or department head in numerous operations roles both on Broadway and also for incredibly complex productions of Cirque du Soleil, such as the high flying and aquatic-based show, “O.” His experience in managing never-before-seen stunts on stage matches the forward-thinking culture at EPS.


Doctor of Business Administration (Leadership), Walden University

MBA in General Management, University of Phoenix

Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Theater, Wagner College

First introduction to the industry:

I have been in love with theatre and entertainment my entire life and got hooked in high school.

What I listen to at work:

I do not usually listen to music while working. But if I listen to anything it would be sports.

Dream Vacation:

Anywhere near blue water. Florida Keys, Greece, Hawaii.

When I'm not at work...

I’m with my family first, then Baseball, Golf, or Hockey.