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S ince that first play, Rod has worked both on and off stage with many theater groups in the area including Center Stage, Odyssey Theater, South Valley Civic Theater (SVCT), and also with Civic Light Opera and West Valley Light Opera in San JosΓ©. Both he and his wife, Marion Pintello, served on the Board of Directors for GCT, which became SVCT, for 20 years. Although Rod started out being cast in musicals, his true passion is centered around comedy. After leaving the Board of Directors for SVCT both he and Marion decided to embark on creating a venue for actors in the area to show- case their comedic talent, and Pintello Comedy Theater (PCT) was born in 2003. Since then they have put on over 54 productions and have had 106 different performers from the South County area on their stage. When asked why he wanted to do something as crazy as starting his own theater compa Ήδ°I½Ν₯΅Α±δΙ•ΝΑ½Ή‘•°+ŠqAΥΡΡ₯Ήœ½Έ„Ν‘½άέ₯Ρ Ι•…ЁΑ•½Α±”½ΈΝΡ…”…Ή…Έ)…Υ‘₯•Ή”₯Έ™Ι½ΉΠ½˜ε½Τ₯́±₯­”‘…Ω₯Ήœ„‰₯œΑ…ΙΡδέ₯Ρ ™Ι₯•Ή‘Μ)…Ή™…΅₯±δ₯Έε½Υȁ½έΈ‘½΅”»ŠtΉA P₯́ΡΙձ䁄™…΅₯±δ)Ρ‘•…ѕȁݑ•Έ₯Ё½΅•ΜΡΌ½Α•Ι…Ρ₯½ΈΈ9½Π½Ή±δ‘ΥΝ‰…Ή…Ή)έ₯™”…́„Ρ•…΄°‰ΥЁA P₯Ή±Υ‘•ΜΡ‘•₯ȁݑ½±”™…΅₯±δΈQ‘•₯Θ)‘…՝‘ѕȁ]‘₯ΡΉ•δA₯ΉΡ•±±Ό‘•±Άέ₯Ρ •Ω•Ι䁅ΝΑ•Π½˜ΙΥΉΉ₯Ήœ)Ρ‘”Ρ‘•…ѕȁ™Ι½΄Ν•Π‘•Ν₯ΈΡΌ‘₯Ι•Ρ₯Ήœ…ΉΑΙ½‘Ս₯ΉœΈ±ΝΌ₯Έ)Ρ‘”Ι…Ή­Με½Τέ₯±°™₯ΉΡ‘•₯ȁͽΈM₯΅½ΈA₯ΉΡ•±±Ό…ΉΡ‘•₯ȁͽΈ΄)₯Έ΅±…܁ ‘…Ι±•δ₯±΅½Ι”έ‘Ό™₯±±ΜΡ‘”Ι½±”½˜Ρ•‘Ή₯…°ΥΙΤ)‘•±Α₯ΉœΡΌ­••ΐΡ‘•₯ȁ±₯‘ΡΜ°Ν½ΥΉ…ΉΝΑ•₯…°•™™•Ρ́ΙΥΉΉ₯Ήœ)΅…ΝΡ•Ι™Υ±±δΈΩ•ΈΡ‘”Ι…Ή‘­₯‘́…Ι”₯ΉΩ½±Ω•Έ)=Ή”½˜Ρ‘”…ΝΑ•Ρ́ё…Ё͕Ρ́A P…Α…ΙЁ™Ι½΄½Ρ‘•Θ±½…°)Ρ‘•…ѕȁΙ½ΥΆ₯́ё…Ёё•δ…Ι”•α±ΥΝ₯Ω•±δ„½΅•‘δΡ‘•…Ρ•ΘΈ)Ω•Ι䁽Ή”₯Έ„έ‘₯±”Ρ‘•Ι”₯́ͽ΅”΅ΥΝ₯Œ₯ΉΩ½±Ω•°‰ΥΠ)•Ω•ΈΡ‘”΅ΥΝ₯…±Μ…Ι”½΅•‘₯•ΜΈI½“Šé™…Ω½Ι₯Ρ”Α…ΙЁ½˜‰•₯Ήœ)½ΈΝΡ…”₯Έ™Ι½ΉΠ½˜…Έ…Υ‘₯•Ή”₯́­Ή½έ₯ΉœΡ‘…Ёͽ΅•Ρ‘₯Ήœ)™ΥΉΉδ₯́…‰½ΥЁѼ‘…ΑΑ•Έ…Ή…ΉΡ₯₯Α…Ρ₯ΉœΡ‘”…Υ‘₯•Ή—ŠeΜ)±…՝‘Ρ•ΘΈ)I½₯́Ή½Π½ΈΝΡ…”Ω•Ι䁽™Ρ•ΈΡ‘•Ν”‘…έ™½ΥΝ₯Ήœ)΅½Νѱ䁽ΈΡ‘”Ω•Ι䁑•΅…Ή‘₯Ήœ‘…δ΅ΡΌ΅‘…δΝ‘•‘Υ±”½˜Ν•Π)½ΉΝΡΙՍΡ₯½Έ…ΉΡ‘”Ή•Ω•Θ΅•Ή‘₯Ήœ±₯ΝЁ½˜‘•΅…Ή‘͕́Ё™½ΙΡ )‰•™½Ι”„ΑΙ½‘Ս•Θ°‰ΥЁε½Τ…Έ…э ‘₯΄ΝΡ…ΙΡ₯ΉœΑΙ₯°€ΔЁѠ)₯ΈΡ‘•₯ȁΥΑ½΅₯ΉœΑΙ½‘ՍΡ₯½Έ½˜ƒŠq=Έ„₯ΙΝЁ9…΅” …Ν₯ϊt)‰δ9½Ι΄½Νѕȁ…Ή‘₯Ι•Ρ•‰δ5…Ι₯½ΈA₯ΉΡ•±±ΌΈQ‘₯Μ)ΡέΌ΅Α•ΙΝ½ΈΑ±…䁙•…ΡΥɕ́I½A₯ΉΡ•±±Ό…́„ΝՍ•ΝΝ™Υ°‰ΥΠ)…ΉΡ…Ή­•Ι½ΎΉ½Ω•±₯ΝЁݑΌΝΥ‘‘•Ή±δ‘₯͍½Ω•Ίё…Ё‘”­Ή½έΜ)Ή½Ρ‘₯Ήœ…‰½ΥЁ‘₯́΅…₯½˜€Θΰε•…ΙΜ°Α±…啐‰δΙ₯…Ή” ½Ι₯„Έ)M‘”°½ΈΡ‘”½Ρ‘•Θ‘…Ή°­Ή½έ́…‰Ν½±ΥΡ•±δ•Ω•ΙεΡ‘₯Ήœ…‰½ΥΠ)‘₯΄„!”΅…­•Μ₯Ё‘₯́΅₯ΝΝ₯½ΈΡΌ±•…ΙΈ…±°‘”…Έ…‰½ΥЁ‘•ΘΈ)5…ΡΡ‘•άIΥΝΝ•±°!•Ή‘Ι₯­Ν½Έ‘…́‰••Έ)₯ΉΩ½±Ω•έ₯Ρ ½΅΅ΥΉ₯ΡδΡ‘•…ѕȁ™½Θ½Ω•Θ(Μԁ啅ΙΜΈ!”₯́ΥΙΙ•ΉΡ±δ„‘•Ν₯Ή•ΛŠeΜ)…ΝΝ₯ΝΡ…ΉΠ™½Θ Ι½Ρ₯Έ•Ν₯Έ°„™½ΥΉ΄)₯Ήœ΅•΅‰•Θ½˜„±½…°™₯±΄ΑΙ½‘ՍΡ₯½Έ)½΅Α…Ήδ°=͍…ȁ…ΉΡ”5½Ρ₯½Έ°…Ή₯Μ)ΝΡ₯±°‘•…Ω₯±δ₯ΉΩ½±Ω•έ₯Ρ ±½…°Ρ‘•…Ρ•ΘΈ)%1I=dƒŠˆ5=I8!%10ƒŠˆM85IQ%8)9½άΑ±…ε₯Ήœ)=Έ₯ΙΝЁ9…΅” …Ν₯Μ) δ9½Ι΅…Έ½ΝΡ•Θ)ΑΙ₯°€ΔΠ°€ΔΤ°€ΘΔ°€ΘΘ°€ΘΜ°€Θΰ°€Θδ5…δ€Τ°€Ψ)ΝՍ•ΝΝ™Υ°°‰ΥЁ…ΉΡ…Ή­•Ι½ΥΜ°Ή½Ω•±₯ΝЁΝΥ‘‘•Ή±δ‘₯͍½Ω•Ίё…Π)‘”­Ή½έ́Ή½Ρ‘₯Ήœ…‰½ΥЁ‘₯́΅…₯½˜€Θΰε•…ΙΜΈM‘”°½ΈΡ‘”)½Ρ‘•Θ‘…Ή°­Ή½έ́…‰Ν½±ΥΡ•±δ•Ω•ΙεΡ‘₯Ήœ…‰½ΥЁ‘₯΄„!”΅…­•Μ)₯Ё‘₯́΅₯ΝΝ₯½ΈΡΌ±•…ΙΈ…±°‘”…Έ…‰½ΥЁ‘•ΘΈ)A±…ε₯ΉœΠ)A₯ΉΡ•±±Ό ½΅•‘δQ‘•…Ρ•Θ(ΰΔδāMέ…ΉΝΡ½Έ1…Ή”ƒŠˆ₯±Ι½δ)Α₯ΉΡ•±±½½΅•‘乍½΄)Y…Ήε„…ΉM½Ήε„…Ή)5…Ν‘„…ΉMΑ₯­”)ΑΙ₯°€ΘΔ°€ΘΘ°€Θΰ°€Θδ°€Μΐ5…δ€Τ°€Ψ°€ά°€ΔΘ°€ΔΜ)]₯ΉΉ•Θ½˜Ρ‘”€ΘΐΔ́Q½Ήδ݅ɐ™½Θ •ΝЁA±…丁5₯‘‘±”΅…•)Ν₯‰±₯ΉΜY…Ήε„…ΉM½Ή₯„Ν‘…Ι”„‘½΅”₯Έ Ս­Μ ½ΥΉΡ䰁A°)έ‘•Ι”Ρ‘•δ‰₯­•Θ…Ή½΅Α±…₯Έ…‰½ΥЁё”₯ɍաΝΡ…Ή•Μ½˜)Ρ‘•₯ȁ±₯Ω•ΜΈMΥ‘‘•Ή±δ°Ρ‘•₯ȁ΅½Ω₯”΅ΝхȁΝ₯ΝΡ•Θ°5…Ν‘„°Νέ½½Ά₯Έ)έ₯Ρ ‘•ΘΉ•ά‰½δΡ½δ°MΑ₯­”Έ=±Ι•Ν•ΉΡ΅•ΉΡ́™±…Ι”Υΐ°•Ω•ΉΡΤ΄)…±±δ±•…‘₯ΉœΡΌΡ‘Ι•…Ρ́ѼΝ•±°Ρ‘”‘½ΥΝ”Έ)A±…ε₯ΉœΠ)M½ΥΡ Y…±±•δ ½΅΅ΥΉ₯ΡδQ‘•…Ρ•Θ(άΜΠā5½ΉΡ•Ι•δMΡΙ••ΠƒŠˆ5½Ι…Έ!₯±°)Νٍй½Ιœ) …‰…ɕЁM‘½ά)]••­•Ή‘́ΑΙ₯°€άΡΌΑΙ₯°€Θ䰁5…Ρ•Ή•”ΑΙ₯°€ΘΜ)…‰…ɕЁ͑½ά™•…ΡΥΙ₯Ήœ‘₯™™•Ι•ΉΠ…ΙΡ₯ΝΡ́•… έ••¬ΈQ‘”ΑΙΌ΄)‘ՍΡ₯½ΉΜ…Ι”‘₯Ι•Ρ•‰δ₯…Ή”5₯±Ό…Ή‰•Ή•™₯Ρ́Ω½Έ€Μδθ)Q‘”]…±¬ΡΌΉ Ι•ΝЁ …Ή•ΘΈ•…ΡΥΙ•…ΙΡ₯ΝΡ́…ɔ聡 Υΐ)₯Ω…Μ°5½Ι…Έ…展䰁₯…Ή”5₯±Ό€˜)…΅•Μ Ι••Θ°±½Ι₯„)5ΥΙ₯±±Ό€˜‘Ι₯•Έ±•…Ν½Έ°-Ι₯ΝΡ₯Ή„9…­……έ„Έ)A±…ε₯ΉœΠ)1₯΅•±₯‘ЁΡ½ΙϊdQ‘•…ΡΙ”(άΠΜā5½ΉΡ•Ι•δI½…(Πΐΰ€ΠάΘ€ΜΘδΘ)1₯΅•1±₯‘эѽΙΝQ‘•…Ρ•ΘΉ½΄) ½΅₯ΉœM½½Έ„)±₯”₯Έ]½Ή‘•Ι±…Ή)ΘΈƒŠP5…δ€Τ΄ά€˜€ΔΔ΄ΔΠ)Q‘₯́͑½ά™•…ΡΥΙ•Μ€ΰΐ±½…°­₯‘́Ν₯Ή₯Ήœ…Ή‘…Ή₯Ήœ₯Έ„™ΥΈ)΅ΥΝ₯…°Ν‘½ά°ΑΙ½‘Ս•‰δ …Ι½°I½΅ΌΉAΥЁ½Έ‰δΡ‘” ₯Ρ䁽˜)₯±Ι½δ…ΉQ‘•…ѕȁΥΈ…Ёё”₯±Ι½δ!₯ M‘½½°Q‘•…Ρ•Θ)±₯”Q‘ɽ՝ Ρ‘”1½½­₯Ήœ±…ΝΜƒŠP)ΥΉ”€ΔΨ΄Δά)‘…ιι±₯Ήœ‰…±±•ΠΑΙ½‘ՍΡ₯½Έ™•…ΡΥΙ₯Ήœ±½…°Ρ…±•ΉΠΑΙ½‘Ս•‰δ)M½ΥΡ Y…±±•δ…Ή”ΙΡΜ°)Υ±₯•ΠM΅₯Ρ …Ή™Ι₯•Ή‘ΜΈAΥЁ½Έ‰δΡ‘”)M½ΥΡ Y…±±•δ…Ή”ΙΡ́ͽΥΡ‘Ω…±±•ε‘…Ή”Ή½΄)5I ½AI%0€ΘΐΔά)΅‘Ρ½‘…乍½΄(ΔΐΔ