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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
Ciara Ayala, General Management Office Assistant
Nakeehsa Clemmons, COVID-19 Safety Manager

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, Chief Development Officer
Darryl de Mello, Director, Individual Giving
Janet Flynt, DirectorSpecial Events 
Susan Baird, Manager, Development Operations
Jordan Faires, Manager Foundation and Government Grants
Melissa Kelly, Research Analyst
Laura Dickey, Associate, Gifts Processing
Sarah Levine, Individual Giving Associate
Xoxi Munoz, Individual Giving Officer
Carolina Couvillon, Administrative Assistant 

EDUCATION & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Mary Sutton, Chief Education and Community Engagement Officer
Cathy Bencivenga, Administrative Director of Education & Community Engagement
Chaney Tullos, Director of Education Programs
Esme Wu, School Programs Manager
Elena Valladolid-Rivera, Manager of Emerging Audiences
Baldemar Rodriguez, Manager of Community Partnerships
Sarah Wilkins, Primary Programs Manager
Matthew Lawrence, Interim Primary Programs Associate
Emily Frazee, Content Specialist
Brendan Bourque-Sheil, Alan Brincks, Juan Sebastián Cruz, John Ryan Del Bosque, Nychollete Easter, Michelle Elaine, Jay Gracia, Stephen Hannah, Vincent “Blackbluez” Johnson, Philip Kershaw, Mayra Monsivais, Camryn Nunley, Jennifer Onopa, Ricardo Perez, Luis Quintero, Daniel Regojo, Gabriel Regojo, Luisana Rivas, Bret Shuford, Olivia Swasey, Annie Wild, Sharon “Rain” Young, Teaching Artists

ENGINEERING

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

FINANCE

Don Poole, Chief Financial Officer
Tasha Criss, Controller
Iris Hutchison, Accounts Payable Associate
Peggy Harvey, Accounts Receivable Associate
Neelam Patel, Reconciliation Specialist

GUEST SERVICES

Mara Koss, Associate Director of Ticketing and Guest Services
Alex Salas, Subscriptions Manager
Rachel Watkins, Guest Services Manager
Nick Ward, Celeste Cerenio, Guest Services Associates
Dominique Meyer, Shawna Hardy, Aaron Piccirillo, Guest Services Assistants

SMART-Strategic Marketing for the Arts, Guest Services Partner

HOUSE MANAGEMENT

Julie Rutter, Director of Front of House
Frank Williams, Front of House Manager
Ellen Bergener, Suzanne Burck, Jade Moreno, Megan Mottu, Armando Urdiales, Performance House Managers

HUMAN RESOURCES

Sajal Javid, Chief Human Resources  & Culture Officer
Michael Reardon, Human Resources Generalist
Stephanie Pranter, Human Resources Assistant

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Michael Bell, Chief Information Technology Officer
Muna Semon, IT Administrator
Cezar Siriban, Desktop Support and Jr System Admin

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

Rodi Franco, Interim Director of Marketing & Communications
Tina Berry, Director of Marketing
Francisco Delgado, Senior Graphic Designer
Caroline Austin, PR and Communications Manager
Cori Redus, Graphic Designer
Lauren Pelletier, Senior Marketing Associate
Lynn Lane, Melissa Taylor, Photography

OPERATIONS

Leslie Sinclair, Operations Manager
Travis Matthews, Food and Beverage Manager
Sarah Callie McLemore, Bar Manager
Henry Nash, Odet Torres, Operations Assistants
Whitney Gafford Sorrell, Receptionist

PRODUCTION

Aaron Wilson, Interim Director of Production 
Tajh Oates, Interim Production Manager
Rachel Piero, 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
Gabriela Bastidas, Costume Design Assistant
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
Chelsea O’Herron, Wig Assistant 
Ana Sofia Jaime, Wig Crew
Marisa Chaney, Wardrobe Supervisor
Marissa Mascolo, Sara Mae Preston, Wardrobe Assistants

LIGHTING

Jason E. Weber, Lighting Director
Dan Jones, Associate Lighting Director
Joe Engler, Electrics Supervisor
Merlin Howick, Electrics Charge
Jacob Moriarty-Stone, Michael Glover, Lighting Technicians

PROPERTIES

Scott Groh, Properties Director
Eric C. Brown, Associate Props Director
Scott Dickens, Props Artisan

SCENERY

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
Noel Greer, Herbert Moore, Michael Warren, Scenery Technicians
Eric Breikjern, Stage Operations Supervisor
Nicholas Custer, Assistant Stage Operations Supervisor

SOUND

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

STAGE MANAGEMENT

Kristen Larson, Production Stage Manager
Rafaela Brenner, Production Assistant

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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