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 Social Strategy, Innovation and Impact
Leslie K. Johnson
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
Administrative Assistant
Anne Marie Acosta
Resident Teaching Artist
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
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
Systems Administrator
Ash Lewis
Senior Tessitura & Web Administrator
Janelle Cabrera Torres
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 Special Events
Mandi Or
Interim Associate Director of Gift Operations & Reporting
Tracy Reich
Associate Director of Donor Data & Communication Strategy
Ryan Wagner
Associate Director of Prospect Research
Vanessa Wheeler
Major Gifts Officer
Molly Cotten
Corporate Relations Officer
Christy Lamb
Annual Fund Manager
Sarah Riddle
Donor Stewardship & Recognition Strategist
Erin Schlabach
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 Coordinator
Reza Vojdani

Multimedia Producer
Hal Banfield

Marketing

Director of Marketing
Deborah Warren

Marketing Strategy Director
Garrett Collins
Creative Director
Kyle Hall
Senior Marketing Manager, Ahmanson & Mark Taper Forum
Arie Levine
Marketing Manager, Promotions & Events
Kiyomi Emi
Marketing Manager, Kirk Douglas Theatre
Emyli Gudmundson
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
Jeremie Arencibia
Kimberly Arencibia
Vicki Berndt
David Betancourt
Alejandra De Paz
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 Treasurer
Angelica Carbajal
Box Office Staff
Keana Jackson
Michael Kempisty
Kevin Lauver
Cris Spacca
Michael Valle

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

Priority Services Representatives
Bealene Ahern
Clay Bunker
Maggie Dodd
Natalie Dressel
Marc “Byron” Drotman
Frank Ensenberger
Lou George
Brad Griffith
Constance Harcar
Shep Koster
Julianna Ojeda
Ian Price
Diane Ward