Artistic Director
Michael Ritchie*
Managing Director
Meghan Pressman
Producing Director
Douglas C. Baker*

Artistic

Associate Artistic Director
Lindsay Allbaugh*
Associate Artistic Director/Literary Director
Neel Keller*
Associate Artistic Director
Kelley Kirkpatrick*
Line Producer, Special Artistic Projects
Patricia Garza*
Casting Consultant
Michael Donovan Casting
Casting Coordinator
Suzanne Hee Mayberry
Program Coordinator, Block Party
Ian-Julian Williams
Literary Assistant
Tiffany Slagle

Associate Artists
Matthew Bourne
Danai Gurira
Anna D. Shapiro
Commissioned Artists
David Adjmi (Fadiman)
Luis Alfaro
Jon Robin Baitz
Steve Cuiffo
Lisa D’Amour
Will Eno (Fadiman)
Jennifer Haley
Aleshea Harris
Lisa Kron
Kimber Lee
Young Jean Lee
Matthew Lopez
Trey Lyford
Richard Montoya
Janine Nabers (Fadiman)
Qui Nguyen
Lynn Nottage
Marco Ramirez
Sarah Ruhl
Roger Guenveur Smith
Geoff Sobelle
Luis Valdez
Paula Vogel
Tracey Scott Wilson (Fadiman)
Karen Zacarías (Fadiman)
L.A. Writers’ Workshop Members
Luis Alfaro
Aziza Barnes
Diana Burbano
Noah Haidle
Aditi Brennan Kapil
Brian Otaño
Ruby Rae Spiegel
Sherwood Award Recipient, 2019
Kristina Wong

Education, Engagement, and Community Partnerships

Director of Administration
Kathryn Mackenzie
Audience Engagement Director
Tyrone Davis
Arts Education Initiatives Director
Traci Kwon*
Community Partnerships Director
Jesus Reyes*
Next Generation Initiatives Director
Camille Schenkkan
Audience Engagement Manager
Jaquelyn Johnson
Emerging Artists and Arts Professionals Program Manager
Felipe M. Sanchez
Resident Teaching Artists
Estela Garcia
Debra Piver

Management and Administration

General Managers
Nausica Stergiou*
Jeffrey Upah*
Associate General Managers
Katie Soff*
Eric Sims*
Company Manager & Assistant General Manager
Megan Aaron
General Management Associate
Kevin Johnson
Executive Assistant to the Artistic Director
Alana Beidelman*

Production

Director of Production
Joe Hamlin*
Production Managers
Krystin Matsumoto
Christopher Reardon
Assistant Production Managers
Katie Chen
Erin Tiffany
Production Coordinator
Erica Larson
Head Carpenter (Ahmanson Theatre)
Shawn Anderson*
Head Properties (Ahmanson Theatre)
Scott Lucas
Head Electrician (Ahmanson Theatre)
James Wright
Head Sound (Ahmanson Theatre)
Robert Smith*
Head Fly Rail (Ahmanson Theatre)
Shane Anderson
Wardrobe Supervisor (Ahmanson Theatre)
Michael Gardner*
Hair and Make-up Supervisor (Ahmanson Theatre)
Mary Warde
House Manager (Ahmanson Theatre)
Christine L. Cox*

Head Carpenter (Mark Taper Forum)
Emmet Kaiser
Head Properties (Mark Taper Forum)
Mary Romero
Head Electrician (Mark Taper Forum)
Aaron Staubach*
Head Sound (Mark Taper Forum)
Bones Malone*
Wardrobe Supervisor (Mark Taper Forum)
Dennis Seetoo*
Hair & Make-up Supervisor (Mark Taper Forum)
Rick Geyer*
House Manager (Mark Taper Forum)
Linda Walker*

Head Audio (Kirk Douglas Theatre)
Adam Phalen*
Head Electrician (Kirk Douglas Theatre)
Sean Meyer
Wardrobe Supervisor (Kirk Douglas Theatre)
Cambria Chichi
Stage Supervisor (Kirk Douglas Theatre)
Ben Gray

Technical Director
Chad Smith*
Associate Technical Director
Lee O'Reilly
Shop Supervisor
Sean Kloc

Prop Director
Merrianne Nedreberg*
Associate Prop Manager
Kate Reinlib
Assistant Prop Shop Manager
Eric Babb
Assistant Prop Lead
Erin Walley
Costume Director
Candice Cain*
Costume Shop Manager
Brent M. Bruin
Resident Assistant Costume Designers
Whitney Oppenheimer
Kat Patterson
Costume Generalist
Maddie Keller
Tailor
Swantje Tuohino*

Operations

Director of Operations and Facilities
Dawn Holiski*
Operations Manager
Peter Wylie
Senior Facilities Manager
Elizabeth Leonard
Facilities Manager
Max Oken
Concessions Manager (Kirk Douglas Theatre)
Sondra Mayer*
Operations Coordinator
Precious Alfaro
Facilities Assistants
Niki Armato
Julio A. Cuellar*
Driver
Joe Hallam

Finance, Information Technology, and Human Resources

Chief Financial Officer
Cheryl Shepherd
Director of Finance and Technology
Sarah Sturdivant
Controller
Suzanne Brown
Accounting Manager
Danny Lampson Opstad*
Senior Staff Accountant
Nakisa Aschtiani
Accounts Payable Supervisor
Xochitl Ramirez
Accounting Assistant
Kerry Larick
Payroll Manager
Jessica Hernandez
Payroll Specialist
Juan Martinez

Director of Business Applications
Tom Megale
Senior Tessitura & Web Administrator
Janelle Cabrera Torres
Systems Administrator
Michael J Palermo Jr
Help Desk Support
Chima Omeaku

Director of Human Resources
Jody Horwitz
Senior Human Resources Generalist
PJ. Phillips
Human Resources Generalist
Melissa McCaffrey
Auditor
Moss Adams
Legal Counsels
Michael C. Donaldson, Lisa A. Callif
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Institutional Advancement

Director of Institutional Advancement
Yvonne Carlson Bell*
Deputy Director of Institutional Advancement
Tyler Ennis
Director of Advancement Operations & Analytics
Jason Cabral
Director of Events & Corporate Relations
Louie Anchondo
Director of the Annual Fund
Ashley Tierney
Senior Major Gifts Officer
Terra Goulden
Associate Director of Gift Operations & Reporting
Laura Hite
Associate Director of Institutional Grants
Nikki Michela
Associate Director of Special Events
Mandi Or*
Associate Director of Donor Data & Communication Strategy
Ryan Wagner
Associate Director of Prospect Research
Vanessa Wheeler
Major Gifts Officer
Molly Cotten
Annual Fund Manager
Sarah Riddle
Annual Fund Officer
Elizabeth DelloRusso
Advancement Communications Specialist
Donald Jolly*
Advancement Database Analyst
Eduardo Mollinedo-Piñón
Donor Advisor Supervisor
Mike Ratterman
Executive Assistant to the Director of Institutional Advancement
Eric Seppala
Advancement Operations Associate
Olivia Berumen
Institutional Advancement Assistant
Sohini Risam

Donor Advisors
Al Berman*
Vartan Merjanian
Benjamin Schwartz
Nicole Scipione
Paul Vitagliano
Donor Services Associates
Karla Galvez*
Justine Perez*
Development Volunteers
Murray E. Heltzer
Earl Klasky

Communications

Director of Communications
James Sims

Head of Publicity
Jason Martin*
Publicist
Kristi Avila
Junior Publicist
Karen Bacellar

Associate Editorial Director
Sarah Rothbard
Digital Product Manager
Tyler Emerson
Social Media Specialist
Micaela Cummings
Communications Coordinators
Sydney Sweeney
Reza Vojdani

Multimedia Producer
Hal Banfield

Marketing

Director of Marketing
Deborah Warren

Marketing Strategy Director
Garrett Collins
Creative Director
Kyle Hall
Senior Marketing Manager, Promotions & Events
Kiyomi Emi*
Senior Marketing Manager, Creative Content
Emyli Gudmundson
Senior Marketing Manager, Media
Marin Robinson
Marketing Coordinator
Mimi Rios
Media Planning
Caroline Thompson/Impact123

Art and Design Director
Deanna McClure
Senior Design Manager
Irene T. Kaneshiro*
Senior Designers
Tara Nitz
Sandi Silbert
Senior Designer-Digital Specialist
Javier Vasquez

Ticket Sales and Services

Ticket Sales Director
Shawn Robertson*
Senior Manager, Ticket Operations
Skypp Cabanas*
Ticket Operations Coordinator
Nicole Medina

Senior Manager, Account Sales
Michael Zoldessy

Audience and Subscriber Services Director
Sandy Czubiak*
Audience Services Supervisors
Jennifer Baker*
Cheryl Hawker*
Richard Ragsdale*
Audience Services Asst. Supervisor
Alice Chen*
Audience Services Sales Associates
Michael Espinoza
Gary Holland

Audience Services Representatives
Sam Aaron*
Jessica Abromavich
Kimberly Arencibia
Vicki Berndt
David Betancourt
Alejandra De Paz
Jonathan Flores
Kaitlyn Galvez
Anastashia Garcia
Eliana Hernandez-Fausto
Christine Pedroza
Eileen Perez
Christian Unger

Subscriber Services Supervisor
Danuta Siemak*
Subscriber Services Asst. Supervisor
Christina Gutierrez*
Subscriber Services Senior Representatives
Irene Chuang*
Ligia Piste*
Peter Staloch*

Box Office Treasurer
Sarah K. Gonta*
Assistant Treasurers
Angelica Carbajal*
Michael Valle*
Box Office Staff
Keana Jackson
Michael Kempisty*
Kevin Lauver
Cris Spacca

Priority Services Director
Kerry Korf*
Priority Services Senior Sales Manager
Candice Walters
Priority Services Managers
Paul Cuen*
Kristen Schrass
Priority Services Assistant Supervisor
Sofija Dutcher

Priority Services Representatives
Bealene Ahern
Rebekah Boroughs
Clay Bunker
Maggie Dodd
Natalie Dressel
Marc “Byron” Drotman*
Frank Ensenberger
Lou George*
Brad Griffith
Kathleen Littlefield
Constance Harcar
Shep Koster*
Thien Nguyen
Julianna Ojeda
Ian Price
Diane Ward
Joe Webster

*On staff for 10+ years.