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About The Playhouse
Staff
Christopher Ashley
Artistic Director
Michael S. Rosenberg
Managing Director
ARTISTIC
  • Associate Artistic Director Jaime Castañeda
  • Resident Dramaturg Shirley Fishman
  • Director of New Play Development Gabriel Greene
  • Without Walls Associate Producer Marike Fitzgerald
  • Director Emeritus Des McAnuff
  • Executive Assistant to Christopher Ashley Rick VanNoy
  • Artistic Assistant Teresa Sapien
  • Audience Engagement Donnie Matsuda
ADMINISTRATION
  • General Manager Debby Buchholz
  • Associate General Manager Jenny Case
  • Assistant General Manager Katherine Stout
  • Human Resources Specialist Nezam Etemadi
  • Corporate/Legal Counsel Robert C. Wright, Wright & L'Estrange
  • Theatre/Legal Counsel F. Richard Pappas, Esq.
  • Executive Assistant to Managing Director David Barnathan
  • COMPANY MANAGEMENT

  • Company Manager Megan Alvord
  • Assistant Company Manager Samantha De La Riva
  • Company Management Assistants Athena Espinoza, Jonathan Orara
FINANCE
  • Director of Finance John O'Dea
  • Payroll/AP Tamara Tipps
  • Staff Accountant Vincent Ng
  • Production Accountant Sharon Ratelle
  • Network Specialist Mike Salapow
DEVELOPMENT
  • Director of Development David W. Hanses
  • Sr. Associate Director of Development Erin Decker
  • Associate Director of Development, Individual & Corporate Giving Bonnie Broberg
  • Associate Director of Development, Special Events Rachel Terrones
  • Grants Manager Alexandra Kritchevsky
  • Corporate Relations Manager Alex Goodman
  • Development Manager Annie Dawson
  • Assistant Manager, Special Events Caitlin Finch
  • Donor Stewardship & Volunteer Coordinator Ryann Gaspara
  • Development Database & Research Analyst Tony Dixon
  • NCAF Grant Coordinator Naysan Mojgani
MARKETING
  • Director of Communications Mary Cook
  • Director of Public Relations Becky Biegelsen
  • Associate Director of Sales & Marketing Mia Fiorella
  • Marketing Campaign Manager John Olchak
  • Communications Specialist Grace Madamba
  • Database Specialist Steven Jirjis
  • Multimedia Designer Nancy Showers
  • Marketing Coordinator Tara Shoemaker
  • PATRON SERVICES

  • Associate Director – Patron Services Nikki Cooper
  • Patron Services Sales Manager Jordan Marrone
  • Patron Services Assistant Manager Travis Guss
  • Lead Patron Services Representative/Group Sales Specialist Pearl Hang
  • Lead Patron Services Representative Danielle Smith
  • Patron Services Representative/UCSD Coordinator Alexandra Ancira
  • Patron Services Representatives Mike Brown, Makayla Hoppe, Leticia Ridley, Bill Washington
  • Patron Services Sales Specialist Paul Preston
  • Sales Concierge William Guiney
EDUCATION & OUTREACH
  • Director of Education & Outreach Steve McCormick
  • Associate Director of Education & Outreach Alison Urban
  • Education & Outreach Coordinator Marisol Ferrá
  • Audio Describers Mernie Aste, Brian Berlau, Joanne Brook, Tina Dyer, Shari Lyon, Kay O’Neil, Deborah Sanborn, Janet Schlesinger, Sylvia Southerland, Susan Weekes
  • ASL Interpreters Lynn Ann Garrett, Anelia Glebocki, Alycen Haneyoworth, Suzanne Lightbourn, Billieanne McLellan, Geri Wu
  • Artist Instructors Judy Bauerlein, Julie Benitez, Brian Bose, Rebecca Dennis, Lucas Dominguez, Kristen Giard, Amanda Gosh, Catherine Hanna, Cory Hammond, Rachel Hoey, Bex Hurt, Paola Kublis, Sara Luchini, Blake McCarty, Ursula Meyer, Erika Phillips, James Pillar, Mary Reich, Laurissa Rutgers, Cynthia Stokes, Skylar Sullivan, Tomas Tamayo
OPERATIONS
  • Director of Operations Ned Collins
  • Operations Associate Jen McClenahan
  • FRONT OF HOUSE

  • House Manager John Craft
  • Assistant House Managers Katherine Cordova, Paula Kubelis, Sara Lucchini, Amy Marquez, Renee Tolson
  • Janitorial Professional Maintenance Systems: Cesar Diaz, Luis Mena, Maria Mena
PRODUCTION
  • Production Manager Audrey Hoo
  • Associate Production Manager Benjamin Seibert
  • Assistant Production Manager Becca Duhaime
  • Production Office Manager Tarin Hurstell
  • SCENE SHOP

  • Technical Director Chris Borreson
  • Assistant Technical Directors Mike Schwent, Curtis Green
  • Scene Shop Supervisor David Weiner
  • Draftsperson Tyler Grady
  • Staff Production Carpenters Kyle Ahlquist, Jeremy Luce, Preston Spence
  • Staff Carpenters Mihai Antonescu, William Bender, Jacob Bruce, Matt Clark, Danielle Dunne, Nick Jackson, Scott Kinney, Stephanie Lee, John Serbian, Don Dino Spezzini
  • Shop Helper Doug Collind
  • PAINT SHOP

  • Charge Scenic Artist Joan Newhouse
  • Assistant Charge Artist Vicki Erbe
  • Scenic Artists Dwaine Best, Jenna Carino, Drea Healy, Charlie Jicha, Stephanie Lee, Carlos Wauman
  • Properties Shop

  • Prop Master Debra Hatch
  • Associate Prop Master Jeni Cheung
  • Assistant Prop Master Jenny Fajerman
  • Prop Shop Foreman Will Widick
  • Lead Artisan Carlos Wauman
  • Props Artisan Tim Nottage
  • COSTUME SHOP

  • Costume Shop Manager Sue Makkoo
  • Costume Shop Foreman/Tailor Lissa Skiles
  • Draper Elena Ham
  • Master Stitchers K-Joy Lehmann-Way, Yangchen Dolkar
  • First Hands Rebecca Fabares, Claudia LaRue
  • Lead Craft Artisan Christy Jones
  • Costume Shop Assistant Desiree Hatfield-Buckley
  • ELECTRICS

  • Lighting Supervisor Mike Doyle
  • Assistant Lighting Supervisor Kathryn Sturch
  • Staff Electricians Mike Lowe, Ramon Wenn, Matt Wilson
  • Electricians Kristyn Kennedy, Patricia Lesinski, Andrea Ryan
  • SOUND/VIDEO

  • Sound/Video Supervisor Joe Huppert
  • Sound Shop Foreman Steve Negrete
  • Playhouse Sound Engineer Chris Luessmann
  • Sound Technicians Chris Aldama, Chad Goss