A.C.T. Staff

A.C.T. Staff

Carey Perloff

Artistic Director

Peter Pastreich

Executive Director

Melissa Smith

Conservatory Director

Don-Scott Cooper

General Manager

James Haire   Producing Director Emeritus

ARTISTIC

Andy Donald   Associate Artistic Director
Michael Paller   Dramaturg
Janet Foster   Director of Casting & Artistic Associate
Allie Moss   Artistic Associate
Ken Savage   Associate Producer

Resident Artists
Anthony Fusco
Domenique Lozano
Craig Slaight

Associate Artists
Marco Barricelli, Olympia Dukakis, Giles Havergal, Bill Irwin, Steven Anthony Jones, Andrew Polk, Tom Stoppard, Gregory Wallace, Timberlake Wertenbaker

Playwrights
Annie Baker; Mike Bartlett; David Byrne; Jean-Claude Carriére, Peter Brook, and Marie-Hélène Estienne; Robert Lepage; Carey Perloff and Paul Walsh; Ursula Rani Sarma; Tom Stoppard

Directors
Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne; Robert Lepage; Domenique Lozano; David Muse; Carey Perloff; Ken Rus
Schmoll; Alex Timbers

Choreographers
Val Caniparoli, Patricia Wilcox

Composers/Orchestrators
Mark Bennett; David Coulter; Karl Lundeberg; Nick Perloff-Giles and Brendan Aanes

Musical Directors
Daniel Feyer, Todd Olson

Designers
Brendan Aanes   Sound Design
Jessie Amoroso   Costume Design
John Arnone   Scenic Design
Beaver Bauer   Costume Design
Mike Baldassari   Lighting Design
Mark Bennett   Sound Design
Rob Bissinger   Scenic Design
Andrew Boyce   Scenic Design
Russell H. Champa   Lighting Design
Lap Chi Chu   Lighting Design
Linda Cho   Costume Design
Amy Clark   Costume Design
Marsha Ginsberg    Scenic Design
Robert Hand   Lighting Design
Gertjan Houben   Lighting Design
Alex Jaeger   Costume Design
Leah Loukas   Wig Design
Ken MacDonald   Scenic Design
Darrel Maloney   Video Design
Jennifer Moeller   Costume Design
Daniel Ostling   Scenic Design
Jake Rodriguez   Sound Design
Nancy Schertler   Lighting Design
Ben Selke  Sound Design
Robert Wierzel   Lighting Design

Coaches
Nancy Benjamin   Voice, Text, and Dialect
Daniel Feyer   Music
Stephen Buescher   Movement
Danielle O’Dea   Fights
Lisa Anne Porter   Voice, Text, and Dialect
Jonathan Rider   Fights

PRODUCTION

Audrey Hoo   Production Manager
Robert Hand   Associate Production Manager
Chris Lundahl   Design and Production Associate
Michelle Symons   Assistant Production Manager
Walter Ryon   Conservatory Production Manager
Maeve Morgan   Conservatory Design & Production           
                           Coordinator

Haley Miller   Conservatory Design & Production Coordinator
Marlena Schwartz   Production Fellow

Stage Management
Elisa Guthertz   Head Stage Manager
Deirdre Rose Holland   Stage Manager
Megan Q. Sada   Stage Manager
Karen Szpaller   Stage Manager  
Hethyr (Red) Verhoef   Stage Manager
Christina Larson   Assistant Stage Manager                        
Megan McClintock   Assistant Stage Manager
Leslie M. Radin   Assistant Stage Manager
Hal Day   Production Assistant                                                
Dani Bae   Stage Management Fellow                                  
Joelle Hagen   Stage Management Fellow
Charlotte Morrill   Stage Management Fellow

Prop Shop
Ryan L. Parham   Supervisor
Abo Greenwald    Assistant

Costume Shop

Jessie Amoroso   Costume Director
Callie Floor   Rentals Manager
Keely Weiman   Build Manager/Draper
Jef Valentine   Inventory Manager
Maria Montoya   Head Stitcher
Kelly Koehn   Accessories & Crafts Artisan
Chanterelle Grover   First Hand
Megan LaFleur   Costume Administrator
Victoria Mortimer   Costume Fellow
Alexandra Shier Perry   Costume Fellow

Wig Shop
Lindsay Saier  Wig Master
Melissa Kallstrom   Wig Supervisor

The Geary Stage Staff
Miguel Ongpin   Head Carpenter
Suzanna Bailey   Head Sound
Mark Pugh   Head Properties
Daniel Swalec   Head Electrician
Colin Wade   Flyman
Mary Montijo   Wardrobe Supervisor
Diane Cornelius   Assistant Wardrobe Supervisor
Joe Nelson   Stage Door Monitor

The Strand Stage Staff
Patsy McCormack   Master Technician
Sarah Jacquez   Sound Engineer
John Abele   Head Carpenter

ADMINISTRATION

Denys Baker   Administrative Project Manager
Coralyn Bond   Executive Assistant & Board Liaison

Human Resources
David Jackson   Director of Human Resources

General Management
Amy Hand   Associate General Manager
Amy Dalba   Company Manager

FINANCE


Lawrence Yuan   Director of Finance
Sharon Boyce   Finance Associate
May Chin   Finance Associate
Matt Jones   Finance Associate

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Thomas Morgan   IT Director
Joone Pajar   Network Administrator

OPERATIONS

Jamie McGraw   Associate Manager,
                          Facilities Operation & Security

Jeffrey Warren   Assistant Facilities Manager
Leopoldo Benavente   Facilities Crew Member
Curtis Carr, Jr.   Security
Victor Newman   Security
Jesse Nightchase   Security
Jaime Morales   Geary Cleaning Foreman
Jamal Alsaidi   Geary Cleaning Crew
Jeaneth Alvarado   Geary Cleaning Crew
Lidia Godinez   Geary Cleaning Crew

DEVELOPMENT

Caitlin Quinn    Director of Development
Tiffany Redmon   Deputy Director of Development
Helen Rigby   Director of Legacy Giving
Bethany Herron   Associate Director of Development,
                                  Institutional Partnerships

Sarah Armstrong   Donor Relations and
                                   Membership Manager

Stephanie Swide   Development Operations Manager
Renée Gholikely   Development Research
                                   and Prospect Manager

Rachel Stuart   Development Fellow
Emily Remsen   Special Events Fellow
 

MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS

Christine Miller   Associate Director of Marketing
Brad Amorosino   Senior Graphic Designer
Simone Finney   Digital Content Manager
Simon Hodgson   Publications Manager
Kevin Kopjak / Charles Zukow Associates   Public Relations
Ashley Gennarelli    Marketing Associate
Thomas Moore    Visual Designer
Sara Morales    Graphic Designer
Elspeth Sweatman    Publications Associate
 

TICKET SERVICES

Ian Fullmer   Box Office Mananger
Mark C. Peters   Subscriptions Manager
David Engelmann   Head Treasurer
Gillian Eichenberger   Head Clerk
Scott Tignor   Subscriptions Coordinator
Stephanie Arora   Subscriptions Coordinator
Andy Alabran   Treasurer
Hillary Bray   Treasurer
Peter Davey   Treasurer
Elizabeth Halperin   Treasurer
Alex Mechanic   Treasurer
Johnny Moreno   Treasurer
Katharine Torries   Treasurer

FRONT OF HOUSE

David Whitman   House Manager
Cara Chrisman   Assistant House Manager
Leontyne Mbele-Mbong   Associate House Manager
Genevieve Pabon   Associate House Manager
Tuesday Ray   Associate House Manager
Kevin Hoskins   Lead Bartender
Oliver Sutton   Security
Susan Allen   Usher
Rodney Anderson   Usher
Brandon Bowman   Usher
Serena Broussard   Usher
Danica Burt   Usher
Margaret Cahill   Usher
Jose Camello   Usher
Barbara Casey   Usher
Wendy Chang   Usher
Niyjale Cummings   Usher
Kathy Dere   Usher
John Doll   Usher
Larry Emms   Usher
Doris Flamm   Usher
Ashley Gennarelli   Usher
Claire Gerndt   Usher
Blue Kesler   Usher
Ryszard Koprowski   Usher
Sharon Lee   Usher
Sadie Li   Usher
Joe MacDonald   Usher
Val Mason   Usher
Sam Mesinger   Usher
Eileen Murphy   Usher
Megan Murray   Usher
Kathy Napoleone   Usher
Lily Narbonne   Usher
Brandie Pilapil   Usher
Mark Saladino   Usher
Steve Salzman   Usher
Walter Schoonmaker   Usher
Stephanie Somersille   Usher
Michael Sousa   Usher
Melissa Stern   Usher
Marcella Toronto   Usher
Claire Tremblay   Usher
Dale Whitmill   Usher
Lorraine Williams   Usher
Ramsey Abouremeleh   Bartender
Shannon Amitin   Bartender
Kimberly Anthony   Bartender
Nic Candito   Bartender 
Forrest Choy   Bartender
Bernadette Fons   Bartender
Jake Freeman   Bartender
Kadeem Harris   Bartender
Anthony Hernandez   Bartender
Kevin Hoskins   Bartender
Caleb Lewis   Bartender
Susan Monson   Bartender
Haley Nielsen   Bartender
Trever Pearson   Bartender
Pete Pickens   Bartender
Jeremy Rice   Bartender
Atarah Richmond   Bartender
Miki Richmond   Bartender
Travis Rowland   Bartender
Tracey Sylvester   Bartender
Leonard Thomas   Bartender
Cevie Toure   Bartender
Robyn Williams  Bartender

Strand Cafe
Rafael Monge   Cafe Manager
LaRina Hazel   Barista
Raj Paul Pannu   Barista

EDUCATION & COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

Elizabeth Brodersen   Director of Education &
                                      Community Programs

Jasmin Hoo   Curriculum and Training Specialist
Vincent Amelio   School and Community
                              Programs Coordinator

Elizabeth Halperin    Student Matinees
Joseph Givens   Apprentice
David McKneely   Apprentice
Raven Sisco   Apprentice

CONSERVATORY

Christopher Herold   Director of Summer Training Congress
Jack Sharrar, PhD   Director of Academic Affairs
Jerry Lopez   Director of Financial Aid
Dan Kolodny   Manager, Conservatory Operations
                        & Professional Development Training

Emily Hanna   Conservatory Associate, Young Conservatory
                        & Studio A.C.T.

Matt Jones    Bursar/Payroll Administrator
Vanessa Flores   Conservatory Associate,
                        Academic Programs

MASTER OF FINE ARTS PROGRAM CORE FACULTY

Nancy Benjamin   Co-Head of Voice and Dialects, Director
Stephen Buescher   Head of Movement, Director
Domenique Lozano   Acting, Director
Michael Paller   Director of Humanities
Lisa Anne Porter   Co-Head of Voice and Dialects
Jack Sharrar, PhD   Theater History
Melissa Smith   Head of Acting, Director

M.F.A. PROGRAM ADJUNCT FACULTY

Milissa Carey    Singing
Andy Donald   Arts Leadership
Julie Douglas   Improv
Daniel Feyer   Music Director, Accompanist
Janet Foster   Audition, Showcase
Anthony Fusco   Acting
Giles Havergal   Director
Gregory Hoffman   Combat
Jasmin Hoo   Citizen Artistry
Mark Jackson   Devised Theater
W. D. Keith   On Camera Acting
Philip Charles MacKenzie   On Camera Acting
Heidi Marshall   On Camera Acting
Seana McKenna   Acting
Corrine Nagata   Dance
Caymichael Patten   Audition
Jeanna Parham   Stage Makeup
Carey Perloff   Arts Leadership
Stacy Printz   Dance
Helen Rigby   Fundraising
Megan Q. Sada   Theater Professionalism
Ken Savage   Director
Elyse Shafarman   Alexander Technique
Liz Tenuto    Dance
Lisa Townsend   Director, Choreographer
Becca Wolff   Director

STUDIO A.C.T.

Liz Anderson   Improv / On-Camera Acting
Heidi Carlsen   Acting / Voice
Eugenie Chan   Plawrighting
Matt Chapman   Movement
Julie Douglas   Improv / Mask
Lauren English   Acting / Audition Technique
Francie Epsen-Devlin   Musical Theater
Paul Finocchiaro   Acting
W. D. Keith   On-Camera Acting
Drew Khalouf   Acting / Speech
Jessica Kitchens   Acting
Trish Mulholland   Auditioning Technique
Kari Prindl   Alexander Technique
Mark Rafael   Acting
Patrick Russell   Acting / Clown
Naomi Sanchez   Musical Theater
Jonathan Spector   Playwrighting
Rebecca Struch   Acting
Caitlyn Tella   Viewpoints / Grotowski
Zoe Swenson-Graham   Stage Combat
Laura Wayth   Acting

YOUNG CONSERVATORY

Domenique Lozano   Interim Young Conservatory Director
Andy Alabran   Acting
Christina Anselmo   Acting
Pierce Brandt   Musical Theater
Nancy Gold   Physical Character, Acting
Dan Griffith   Movement
Emily Hanna   Acting
W. D. Keith   Director
Domenique Lozano   Director, Acting
Christine Mattison    Dance, Choreographer
Vivian Sam   Musical Theater, Dance
Dan Seda   Musical Theater
Trish Tillman   Acting
Valerie Weak   Acting
Krista Wigle   Musical Theater

Conservatory Accompanists
Thaddeus Pinkston, Naomi Sanchez, Lynden James Bair, Daniel Feyer

LIBRARY


Joseph Tally   Head Librarian  
G. David Anderson   Library Volunteer
Laurie Bernstein   Library Volunteer
Helen Jean Bowie   Library Volunteer
Bruce Carlton   Library Volunteer
Barbara Cohrssen   Library Volunteer
James Daniel   Library Volunteer
William Goldstein   Library Volunteer
Pat Hunter    Library Volunteer
Connie Ikert   Library Volunteer
Martha Kessler   Library Volunteer
Nelda Kilguss   Library Volunteer
Barbara Kornstein   Library Volunteer
Analise Leiva   Library Volunteer
Ines Lewandowitz   Library Volunteer
Richard Maggi   Library Volunteer
Patricia O’Connell   Library Volunteer
Roy Ortopan   Library Volunteer
Maida Paxton   Library Volunteer
Connie Pelkey   Library Volunteer
Christine Peterson   Library Volunteer
Dana Rees   Library Volunteer
Peter Schmid   Library Volunteer  
Roger Silver   Library Volunteer
Jane Taber   Library Volunteer
Susan Torres   Library Volunteer
Jean Wilcox   Library Volunteer
Marie Wood   Library Volunteer

A.C.T. thanks the physicians and staff of the Centers for Sports Medicine, Saint Francis Memorial Hospital, for their care of the A.C.T. company: Dr. Victor Prieto, Dr. Hoylond Hong, Dr. Susan Lewis, Don Kemp, P.A., and Chris Corpus,
Clinic Supervisor.


A.C.T. is a constituent of Theatre Communications Group, the national organization for the nonprofit professional theater.

A.C.T. is a member of Theatre Bay Area, the Union Square Association, the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, and the San Francisco Convention and Visitors Bureau.

    A.C.T. operates under an agreement between the League of Resident Theatres and
Actors' Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States.

The directors and choreographers employed by A.C.T. at the American Conservatory Theater are members of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, a national theatrical labor union.


The scenic, costume, lighting, and sound designers in LORT theaters are represented by United Scenic Artists, Local USA-829 of the IATSE.


The scenic shop, prop shop, and stage crew are represented by Local 16 of the IATSE.

A.C.T. is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

A.C.T. is supported in part by a grant from the Grants for the Arts/San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund.

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