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About Us

Alley Theatre Staff

Rob Melrose, Artistic Director
Dean R. Gladden, Managing Director

ADMINISTRATIVE

Brandon Kahn, General Manager
Caitlin Crombleholme, Associate General Manager
Madison Turner, Assistant General Manager
Lynn Winkler, Executive Assistant & Board Liaison
Armando William Urdiales, Jr., General Management Office Assistant

ARTISTIC

Elizabeth Frankel, Director of New Work
Michael Locher, Director of Design
Kevin Rigdon, Associate Director/Design
Brandon Weinbrenner, Associate Producer & Casting Director
Victoria Sagady, Director of Video Production
Lily Wolff, Literary Manager

DEVELOPMENT

Deborah B. Lackey, CFRE, Director of Development
Laura Lee Cale, Manager Individual Giving
Darryl de Mello, Director Individual Giving
Diana Gross, Director Major Gifts
Melissa Kelly, Research Analyst
Colton Larsen, Senior Manager Institutional Giving
Zarinah K. Poole, Associate Director of Individual Giving
Julia Ridenhour, Associate Special Events
Kristine Rizzo, Director Special Events
Matt Speer, Associate Individual Giving
Breanna Word, Administrative Assistant Development Department

EDUCATION & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Mary Sutton, Director of Education & Community Engagement
Cathy Bencivenga, Executive Manager of Education & Community Engagement
Chaney Tullos, Assistant Director of Education
Esme Wu, School Programs Manager
Baldemar Rodriguez, Manager of Community Partnerships
Elena Valladolid-Rivera, Sales and Marketing Associate
Brendan Bourque-Sheil, Alan Brincks, Domonique Champion, Juan Sebastián Cruz, Scott Gibbs, Vincent “Blackbluez” Johnson, Gabriel Regojo, Sharon “Rain” Young, Teaching Artists

ENGINEERING

Daniel Naranjo, Chief Engineer
Van Shannon, Lead Engineer
Patrick Glass, Stationary Engineer
Isidro Calderon, Assistant Chief Engineer

FINANCE

Don Poole, Director of Finance
Kay Ross, Controller
Iris Hutchison, Accounts Payable Associate

GUEST SERVICES

Charlotte Weschler, Guest Services Manager
Juan Flores, Karla Sanchez, Guest Services Associates

HOUSE MANAGEMENT

Susan Baird, Director of Front of House
Julie Rutter, Front of House Manager
Frank Williams, House Manager

HUMAN RESOURCES

Sajal Javid, Director of Human Resources, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
Clarissa Cano, Human Resources Assistant 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Michael Bell, Director of Information Technology
Richard Jackson, Database Administrator
Cameron Bahrami, Desktop Support and Jr. Systems Administrator

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

Rachel Applegate, Director of Marketing and Communications
Tina Berry, Director of Marketing
Francisco Delgado, Senior Graphic Designer
Mara Koss, Sales Manager
Lauren Pelletier, Marketing Associate
Allyson Huntsman, Lynn Lane, Melissa Taylor, Photography

OPERATIONS

Leslie Sinclair, Operations Manager
Travis Matthews, Food and Beverage Manager
Henry Nash, Operations Assistant
Odet Torres, Receptionist

PRODUCTION

Raymond Inkel, Director of Production
Julie Ann Arbiter, Production Manager
Tajh Oates, Associate Production Manager

COSTUMES

Mike Floyd, Costume Director
Kim Cook, Erica Griese, Associate Costume Director/Resident Costume Design Associates
Jerome Schram, Cutter/Tailor
Lynne Kesilis, Assistant Tailor
Marisa Chaney, Wardrobe Supervisor
Chelsea O’Herron, Associate Wardrobe Supervisor
Amy Solomon, Wig, Hair, and Makeup Supervisor

LIGHTING

Jason Weber, Lighting Director
Dan Jones, Associate  Lighting Director
Joe Engler, Electrics Supervisor
Merlin Howick, Electrics Charge

PROPERTIES

Scott Groh, Properties Director
Eric C. Brown, Associate Props Director
Jessica Julien, Prop Shop Supervisor

SCENERY

Aaron Wilson, Scenery Director
Daniel d'Egnuff, Associate Scenery Director
Paul Zappone, Associate Scenery Director
Rebekah Bryant, Scene Shop Supervisor
Kyle Bodiford, Construction Charge
Michelle Fullerton, Charge Scenic Artist
Eric Breikjern, Stage Operations Supervisor
Nicholas Custer, Assistant Stage Operations Supervisor 

SOUND

Pierre Dupree, Sound Director
Fred Schoppe, Sound Engineer

STAGE MANAGEMENT

Kristen Larson, Production Stage Manager
Emily Bohannan, Rachel Dooley-Harris, Rebecca R.D. Hamlin, AEA Stage Managers
Jordan Kruis, Rachel Piero, Production Assistants

RESIDENT ACTING COMPANY

Elizabeth Bunch
Dylan Godwin
Shawn Hamilton
Chris Hutchison
Melissa Molano
Melissa Pritchett
David Rainey
Christopher Salazar
Todd Waite

RESIDENT ACTING COMPANY EMERITUS

James Black
Paul Hope
Charles Krohn

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Alley Theatre
615 Texas Avenue
Houston, Texas 77002

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