Who is this girl?

Rita Posillico is an actress/musician from New York. She has been performing and training in music and acting for the past 15 years, attending Stella Adler, The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, UCB, and studying under the classical pianists, Beth Schwartz and Morton Estrin. She recently composed and produced her first musical Could Have Been in NYC and was nominated for ‘Outstanding Score in a Comedy’ as a part of the LAWebFest 2018. She currently musically directs shows, performs all around the New York area and is the official music director at Christ the King Lutheran Church. 

Recent Projects

Rita is happy to be playing 'Kelly & Others' in the Off-Broadway show The Office! A Musical Parody at the Jerry Orbach Theater. Her band, Rita & The Playboys, released their first single 'One Last Bite' earlier this year and it can be streamed across all platforms (Spotify, Apple Music, Soundcloud).


Rita recently musically directed the show Man Up at the Kraine Theater and The Dramatists Guild Foundation. She has also made her debut musically directing at the Beechman Theatre for the show Times Squares and made her compositional debut at Joe's Pub as a part of NYYS' musical theater program.