Artistic

Artistic Director
Michael Ritchie
Managing Director
Stephen D. Rountree
Producing Director
Douglas C. Baker
Associate Artistic Directors
Neel Keller
Kelley Kirkpatrick
Diane Rodriguez
Associate Producer
Lindsay Allbaugh
Artistic Development Program Manager
Patricia Garza
Casting Associate
Andrew Lynford
Program Coordinator, Block Party
Ian-Julian Williams

Associate Artists
Matthew Bourne
Danai Gurira
Anna D. Shapiro
Commissioned Artists
David Adjmi (Fadiman)
Luis Alfaro
Jon Robin Baitz
Sheila Callaghan (Fadiman)
Steve Cuiffo
Lisa D’Amour
Will Eno (Fadiman)
Danai Gurira
Jennifer Haley
Aleshea Harris
Lars Jan
Nancy Keystone
Lisa Kron
Kimber Lee
Young Jean Lee
Trey Lyford
Richard Montoya
Janine Nabers (Fadiman)
Qui Nguyen
Lynn Nottage
Marco Ramirez
Al Smith
Roger Guenveur Smith
Geoff Sobelle
Marike Splint
Gob Squad
Luis Valdez
Paula Vogel
Tracey Scott Wilson (Fadiman)
Karen Zacarías (Fadiman)
L.A. Writers’ Workshop Members
Jeff Augustin
Marcus Gardley
Aleshea Harris
Laura Jacqmin
Molly Smith Metzler
Matthew Paul Olmos
Jiehae Park
Sherwood Award Recipient, 2018
Hana S. Kim

Education and Community Partnerships

Director of Social Strategy, Innovation and Impact
Leslie K. Johnson
Director of Education and Engagement
Tyrone Davis
Department Operations Director
Kathryn Mackenzie
Arts Education Initiatives Director
Traci Kwon
Next Generation Initiatives Director
Camille Schenkkan
Community Partnerships Director
Jesus Reyes
Arts Education Program Manager
Adam Nicolai
Program Manager, Emerging Artists and Arts Professionals
Felipe M. Sanchez
Operations Assistant
Jennifer Harrell
Resident Teaching Artist
Debra Piver

Management and Administration

General Manager
Nausica Stergiou
General Manager
Jeffrey Upah
Associate General Managers
Katie Soff
Eric Sims
Casey McDermott
Company Manager
Megan Alvord
House Manager (Kirk Douglas Theatre)
Jaquelyn Johnson
Concessions Manager (Kirk Douglas Theatre)
Sondra Mayer
Executive Assistant to the Artistic Director
Alana Beidelman
Executive Assistant to the Managing Director
Evelyn Stafford

Production

Director of Production
Joe Hamlin
Production Managers
Krystin Matsumoto
Christopher Reardon
Assistant Production Manager
Katie Chen
Production Coordinator
Erica Larson
Head Carpenter (Ahmanson Theatre)
Shawn Anderson
Head Electrician (Ahmanson Theatre)
James Wright
Head Sound (Ahmanson Theatre)
Robert Smith
Head Fly Rail (Ahmanson Theatre)
Shane Anderson
Wardrobe Supervisor (Ahmanson Theatre)
Christa Armendariz
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
Master Electrician (Mark Taper Forum)
Aaron Staubach
Master 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
Light Board Programmer and Operator (Kirk Douglas Theatre)
Sean Meyer
Wardrobe Supervisor (Kirk Douglas Theatre)
Cambria Chichi
Stage Supervisor (Kirk Douglas Theatre)
Ben Gray

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

Interim Prop Director
Merrianne Nedreberg
Associate Prop Manager
Kate Reinlib
Costume Director
Candice Cain
Costume Shop Manager
Brent M. Bruin
Resident Assistant Costume Designer
Whitney Oppenheimer
Costume Generalist
Maddie Keller
Tailor
Swantje Tuohino

Operations

Director of Operations and Facilities
Dawn Holiski
Office Services Manager
Peter Wylie
Senior Facilities Manager
Elizabeth Leonard
Facilities Manager
Max Oken
Facilities Assistant
Donavan Martinelli
Driver/Custodian
Julio A. Cuellar
Drivers
Joseph Hallam
Curtis Gavin

Finance, Information Systems, 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
Staff Accountant
Alegria Sena
Accounts Payable Supervisor
Xochitl Ramirez
Accounting Assistant
Kerry Larick
Payroll Manager
Jessica Hernandez
Payroll Specialist
Juan Martinez

Director of Information Systems
Stan Grushesky
Help Desk Administrator
Ash Lewis
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 Foundation & Government Support
Katy Hilton
Associate Director of Gift Operations & Reporting
Laura Hite
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
Corporate Relations Officer
Christy Lamb
Grants Manager
Kim Okamura
Donor Stewardship & Recognition Strategist
Erin Schlabach
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
Special Events Coordinator
Matthew Sutphin
Advancement Operations Associate
Olivia Berumen
Institutional Advancement Assistant
Sohini Risam

Donor Advisors
Al Berman
Elizabeth DelloRusso
David Garver
Benjamin Schwartz
Nicole Scipione
Paul Vitagliano
Bill Walton
Donor Services Associates
Karla Galvez
Justine Perez
Development Volunteer
Murray E. Heltzer

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
Communications Coordinators
Ruth Guerra
Reza Vojdani
Social Media Coordinator
Sammy Lopez

Multimedia Producer
Hal Banfield

Marketing

Director of Marketing
Deborah Warren

Creative Director
Kyle Hall
Senior Marketing Manager, Strategy & CRM
Garrett Collins
Senior Marketing Manager, Ahmanson & Mark Taper Forum
Arie Levine
Marketing Manager, Promotions & Events
Kiyomi Emi
Marketing Manager, Kirk Douglas Theatre
Emyli Gudmundson
Sales & Marketing Coordinator
Lauren Van Vleet
Media Planning
Caroline Thompson/Impact123

Art Director
Deanna McClure
Senior Design Manager
Irene T. Kaneshiro
Senior Designer
Sandi Silbert
Graphic Designers
Tara Nitz
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 Associate
Gary Holland

Audience Services Representatives
Sam Aaron
Jeremie Arencibia
Kimberly Arencibia
Vicki Berndt
David Betancourt
Alejandra De Paz
Michael Espinoza
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
Kishisa Ross
Box Office Staff
Keana Jackson
Michael Kempisty
Kevin Lauver
Michael Saltzman
Cris Spacca

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
Reilly Allen
Clay Bunker
Rita Cannon
Maggie Dodd
Natalie Dressel
Marc “Byron” Drotman
Frank Ensenberger
Lou George
Brad Griffith
Constance Harcar
Shep Koster
Julianna Ojeda
Ian Price
Michael Smith
Brittany Villars
Diane Ward
Holly Wood