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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, General Managment Assistant
Lynn Winkler, Executive Assistant

ARTISTIC

Elizabeth Frankel, Director of New Work
Michael Locher, Director of Design
Kevin Rigdon, Associate Director/Design
Brandon Weinbrenner, Associate Producer & Casting Director

BOX OFFICE

Tom O’Dell, Director of Audience Services
Charlotte Weschler, Patron Services Manager
Juan Flores, Carian Parker, Ticket Service Assistants

DEVELOPMENT

Deborah B. Lackey, CFRE, Director of Development
Laura Lee Cale, Manager Individual Giving
Darryl de Mello, Director Individual Giving
Sam Ferrigno, Development Officer Individual Giving
Melissa Kelly, Research Analyst
Colton Larsen, Manager Foundations and Grants
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
Bradley Dean Whyte, Resident Master Teaching Artist

ENGINEERING

Daniel Naranjo, Lead Engineer
Patrick Glass, Van Shannon, Stationary Engineers
Phillip Vacek, Building Engineer

FINANCE

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

HOUSE MANAGEMENT

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

HUMAN RESOURCES

Sajal Javid, Director of Human Resources
Laura Ortiz, Human Resources Generalist

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
Larisa Gawlik, PR and Communications Manager
Francisco Delgado, Senior Graphic Designer
Mara Koss, Sales Manager
Lauren Pelletier, Marketing Associate
Carrithers Studio, Videography
Allyson Huntsman, Lynn Lane, Melissa Taylor, Photography

PRODUCTION

Raymond Inkel, Production Manager
Julie Ann Arbiter, Associate Production Manager

COSTUMES

Kim Cook, Erica Griese, Interim Co-Costume Shop Managers
Jerome Schram, Tailor
Lynne Kesilis, First Hand
Marisa Chaney, Wardrobe Supervisor
Chelsea O’Herron, Assistant Wardrobe Supervisor
Amy Solomon, Wig Master

LIGHTING

Dan Jones, Interim Lighting Supervisor
Joe Engler, Master Electrician
Merlin Howick, Lead Electrician

PROPERTIES

Eric C. Brown, Interim Prop Master
Jessica Julien, Prop Shop Assistant/Master Artisan
Travis Nelson, Properties Artisan

SCENERY

Aaron Wilson, Technical Director
Daniel d'Egnuff, Assistant Technical Director
Rebekah Bryant, Scene Shop Supervisor
Kyle Bodiford, Master Carpenter
Paul Zappone, Draftsperson
Michelle Fullerton, Charge Scenic Artist
Eric Breikjern, Stage Supervisor
Nicholas Custer, Assistant Stage Supervisor

SOUND

Pierre Dupree, Sound Supervisor
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 Pritchett
David Rainey
Jay Sullivan
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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