Mr. Ardia has enjoyed a 30-year career, starting in television. Mr. Ardia has designed over 75 productions including the currently running Canadian Company of Cameron Mackintosh’s Les Misérables, as well as NETworks’ tour of Billy Elliot. A few past highlights include Ragtime at The Kennedy Center, Kiss of the Spider Woman with Chita Rivera, Starlight Express at The Las Vegas Hilton, Cinderella with Eartha Kitt and Debbie Gibson. It has been a thrill working with so many talented performers throughout his career including, Jeanne Cooper, Ramin Karimloo, Anita Gilette, Mary Wilson, Makenzie Phillips, Melody Thomas Scott and even Judge Judy! He is excited to be a part of NETworks’ new production of Dirty Dancing. Mr. Ardia is also the author of Barbra Streisand in New York City.