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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

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

DEVELOPMENT

Deborah B. Lackey, CFRE, Director of Development
Darryl de Mello, Director of Individual Giving
Diana Gross, Director of Major Gifts
Kristine Rizzo, Director of Special Events
Zarinah K. Poole, Associate Director of Institutional Giving
Jackie McCollough, Manager, Individual Giving
Laura Lee Seliger, Manager, Individual Giving
Susan Baird, Manager, Development Operations
Melissa Kelly, Research Analyst
Julia Ridenhour, Associate, Special Events
Laura Dickey, Associate, Gifts Processing
Maryam Namakforoosh, Administrative Assistant

EDUCATION & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Mary Sutton, Director of Education & Community Engagement
Cathy Bencivenga, Administrative Director of Education & Community Engagement
Chaney Tullos, Director of Education Programs
Esme Wu, School Programs Manager
Baldemar Rodriguez, Manager of Community Partnerships
Elena Valladolid-Rivera, Sales and Marketing Associate
Emily Frazee, Content Specialist
Brendan Bourque-Sheil, Alan Brincks, Domonique Champion, Juan Sebastián Cruz, Connor Flynn, ScottGibbs, Stephen Hannah, Vincent “Blackbluez” Johnson, Gabriel Regojo, Bret Shuford, Wesley Whitson, Annie Wild, Sharon “Rain” Young, Teaching Artists

ENGINEERING

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

FINANCE

Don Poole, Director of Finance
Iris Hutchison, Accounts Payable Associate
Peggy Harvey, Accounts Receivable Associate
Neelam Patel, Reconciliation Specialist

GUEST SERVICES

William Berry, Director of Ticketing and Guest Services
Charlotte Weschler, Guest Services Manager
Juan Flores, Nick Ward, Jordi Viscarri, Guest Services Associates
Shawna Hardy, Alex Salas, Sam Menke Guest Services Assistants

HOUSE MANAGEMENT

Julie Rutter, Director of Front of House
Frank Williams, Front of House Manager
Kevin Anderson Jr., Suzanne Burck, Jade Moreno, Megan Mottu, Performance House Managers

HUMAN RESOURCES

Sajal Javid, Director of Human Resources, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
Yuriko Ramirez, Human Resources Generalist
Pam Romo, Human Resources Assistant

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Michael Bell, Director of Information Technology

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

Rachel Applegate, Director of Marketing and Communications
Tina Berry, Director of Marketing
Francisco Delgado, Senior Graphic Designer
Caroline Austin, PR and Communications Manager
Mara Koss, Sales Manager
Cori Redus, Graphic Designer
Lauren Pelletier, Senior Marketing Associate
Aaron Avalos, Marketing Intern
Allyson Huntsman, Lynn Lane, Melissa Taylor, Photography

OPERATIONS

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

PRODUCTION

Raymond Inkel, Director of Production
Julie Ann Arbiter, Production Manager
Tajh Oates, Associate Production Manager
Kali Grau, Production Office Assistant

COSTUMES

Mike Floyd, Costume Director
Kim Cook, Associate Costume Director/Resident Costume Design Associate
Erica Griese, Associate Costume Director/Resident Costume Design Associate
Jerome Schram, Cutter/Tailor
Lynne Kesilis, Assistant Tailor
Maureen Strobel, Stitcher
Jennifer Wolff, Cutter/Draper
Vinnie Loucks, First Hand
Celeste Collado, Stitcher
Maria Mignone, Crafts Supervisor
Amy Solomon, Wig, Hair, and Makeup Supervisor
Ana Sofia Jaime, Wig Crew
Marisa Chaney, Wardrobe Supervisor
Chelsea O’Herron, Associate Wardrobe Supervisor

LIGHTING

Jason Weber, Lighting Director
Dan Jones, Associate Lighting Director
Joe Engler, Electrics Supervisor
Jacob Moriarty-Stone, Light Board Programmer/Electrician
Merlin Howick, Electrics Charge

PROPERTIES

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

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
Christie DeBacker, Scenic Artist
Brysen Hannappel, Draftsperson/Scenery Technician
Herbert Moore, Scenery Technician
Eric Breikjern, Stage Operations Supervisor
Nicholas Custer, Assistant Stage Operations Supervisor

SOUND

Pierre Dupree, Sound Director
John Peeples Lead Sound Engineer
Raul Rivera, Fred Schoppe, Sound Engineers

STAGE MANAGEMENT

Kristen Larson, Production Stage Manager
Rafaela Brenner, 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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