Sean, born in Oil City, PA, has maintained a permanent residence there. Always active in the theatre, he performed for the first time on stage when he was six years old in The Oakland Elementary School's production of "The Sweet Shop." Since then he has worked with a variety of theatrical companies which include: The Pitt Players at Titusville; The Ashland University Players; The Solothumer English Theater; The Berner English Theater and The Oil City High School Theater.
Miller is a skilled Storyteller. His repertoire includes both tales from the Celtic-Irish tradition as well as local Pennsylvania lore. He has practiced this craft at the Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival, The Old Mill Festival and several others.
Sean has been a student of local history most of his life, learning much from the friends of his Grandparents and other Venango County historians. In 1994, he founded Greycloud Studios, which produces museum quality reproductions for historical reenactors. Currently, his client list includes people from many periods of history including: Medieval Europe, Renaissance Europe, The Spanish Main, The American Revolution, The French & Indian War, The Civil War, The Great Mongol Horde, The American Old West and The Fantasy Gaming Genre associated with all these eras.
During her five-year tenure at the museum, Barbara has concentrated her efforts on the production of educational materials for local schools. The production of film documentaries that span the significant contributions made by the oil region to the history of Pennsylvania and the nation, to upgrading the facility she manages and to educating the public about the recreational, environmental and historic aspects of the Allegheny River.
Perlstein is active in many community organizations and serves as team leader for the Waterfront Committee, a sub-committee of Oil City's Revitalization Committee. This committee is actively engaged in annual waterfront cleanups and was responsible for having a new boat launch installed at the local marina this spring for use by area fishermen and river enthusiasts. This committee is currently seeking funds to build a canoe landing in Justus Park, Oil City to boost and encourage increased recreation on the Allegheny waterway.
Perlstein is a native of Western Pennsylvania. She has a bachelor's degree in Art History from Seton Hill College in Greensburg, Pa., a master's degree in Administration and Planning from the University of Pittsburgh and completed course work toward a PhD in Social Welfare Research, afterwards attending a summer session at the Sloan School of Management at M.I.T. in Cambridge, Massachusetts.