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Staff

CST Leadership

Artistic Director
Barbara Gaines

Associate Artistic Director
Gary Griffin

Executive Director
Criss Henderson

Creative Producer
Rick Boynton

 

Artistic

Artistic Associate/Casting Director
Bob Mason

Associate Producer
Heather Schmucker

Festival Producer, Shakespeare 400 Chicago
Producing Associate

Doreen Sayegh

Casting Assistant
Laura Durham

Assistant to the Creative Producer
Jack Eidson

Casting Intern
Tam Dickson
 
 

Education

Director of Education and Communications
Ray and Judy McCaskey Education Chair

Marilyn J. Halperin

Education Outreach Manager
Jason Harrington

Learning Programs Manager
Molly Truglia

Education Associate
Roxanna Conner

Scholar-in-residence
Regina Buccola, PhD

Guest Lecturers
Stephen Bennett, PhD
Beatrice Bosco, PhD
Elizabeth Charlebois, PhD
Rebecca Fall, MA
Carla Della Gatta, MA
Ira Murfin, MFA
Raashi Rastogi, MA  

Education Intern
Maggie Cornelius

 

Administration

Director of Finance
Linda Orellana

Company Manager
Daniel J. Hess

Assistant Company Manager
Salvador F. Garza

Technology Manager
Jeanne DeVore

Arts Leadership Fellow
Keely Haddad-Null
Sarah Laeuchi
Kevin Spellman

Assistant Director of Finance
Alana Rybak

Human Resources Manager and Finance Associate
Dan Grycza

Accounting Manager
Alysse Hunter

Accounts Payable Assistant
Molly Briggs

Executive Assistant
Jill Fenstermaker

 

Advancement

Director of Institutional Advancement
E. Brooke Flanagan

Associate Director of Advancement
Melissa Collins

Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Hilary Odom

Advancement Manager/Board Liaison
Kristen Caruso

Campaign and Special Projects Manager
Dottie Bris-Bois

Annual Fund Coordinator
Christopher Pazdernik

Institutional Relations Coordinator
Erin Strick

Donor Relations Coordinator
Laura Mikulski

Special Projects Coordinator
Samuel Ostrowski

Advancement Interns
Jack Calk
Danielle Dyksterhouse

 

Marketing

Director of Audience Development
Alida Szabo

Marketing Director
Julie Stanton

Public Relations Consultant
Cathy Taylor

Public Relations Associate
Hannah Kennedy

Marketing Associate
Tracy Domeracki

Digital Communications 
Judy McCloskey

Marketing Assistant—Advertising and Publications
Jessica Connor

Graphic Designer/Production Artist
Adell Medovoy

Marketing Assistant/Office Administrator
Kenneth Keacher

Marketing Coordinator
Jennifer Jones

Marketing Interns
Jackie Kranenburg
Kate Leggett

Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks Community and Audience Engagement Manager
Anthony Vega

Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks Assistant Project Manager
Janetta Goines

Shakespeare in the Parks Outreach Interns
Emily Adler
Eric Kirkes

 

Production

Director of Production
Chris Plevin

Associate Director of Production
Jeff Williams

Production Office Manager
Sean Kathleen Rocke

Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks Production Coordinator
JoHannah Hail

Production Administration Intern
Sammy Brown

 

 

Stage Management

Production Stage Manager/Associate Producer
Deborah Acker

Production Stage Manager
Dennis J. Conners

Stage Managers
Cassie Calderone
Alex Dearmin
Kevin Dwyer
Nora Mally
Jinni Pike
Carrie Taylor
Hannah Wichmann

Stage Management Intern The Little Mermaid
Tanya DeGray

Stage Management Intern Shakespeare's Greatest Hits
Jackie Bautista

Stage Management Intern Ride the Cyclone
Sammy Brown

 

Scenery

Assistant Technical Director
Robert L. Wilson

Stage Crew Supervisor
Bruce Cooper

Stage Crew
Bradley Buri

House Carpenters
Jack Birdwell
Adam Held
Amy Retartha
Nathan Serviss
Adam Todd

Stage Crew Apprentice
Matthew T. Black

 

Costumes

Costume Shop Manager
Ryan Magnuson

Costume Design Assistant
Cathy Tantillo

Crafts Supervisor
Melissa Bochat

Costume Shop Assistant/Rentals Manager
Rebecca Doroshuk

Wardrobe
Jess Kenyon
Matthew Powell
Jessica Doan
Amber Collins
Skye Geerts

Costume Shop Apprentice
Elizabeth Coffin

Drapers
Margaret Hofmann
Lise Stec

First Hands
Robert S. Kuhn
Ruthanne Swanson

Stitchers
Jessica Doan
Yas Maple
Amy Prindle

Craft Artisans
D.J. Reed
Meredith Miller

Costume Intern
Compton Quashie
Jennifer Moore

Costume Crafts Interns
Anne Szeliski
Sydney Dufka

 

Electrics

Lighting Supervisor
Eric Branson

House Electricians
Joan E. Claussen

 

Electricians
Claire Chrzan
Jessica Goings
Jimmy Lis
Nicole Malmquist
Matt McMullen
Tristan Meredith
Nora Rubenstone
Elizabeth G. Smith
Cypress Staelin
Zoe Mikel-Stites
Christopher Wilham

Lighting Intern
Arielle Ems

 

Sound

Sound Master
James Savage

Associate Sound Master
Palmer Jankens

Sound Engineer
Cristy Troia

Sound Crew
Daniel Carlyon
Paul Perry
Stephen Ptacek
Alexandra Romberg
Andrew Sours

Sound Interns
Paige Spizzo
 

 

Wigs and Make-up

Head of Wigs and Make-up
Melissa Veal

Wig and Make-up Attendant
Katie Cordts

Wig and Make-up Apprentice
Miguel Perez

Wigs Intern
Stephanie Tomey

 

Properties

Properties Master
Cassandra Westover

Properties Carpenter
Lisa Griebel

Properties Stage Crew
Dan Nurczyk

Properties Artisans/Carpenters
Sophia Briones
Taylor Ely
Nick Heggestad
Tara Smith

Properties Intern
Alex Miller

 

Operations/Facilities

Facilities and Operations Director
Susan Knill

Facilities Assistant
Daniel Lopez

Custodial Supervisor

Elliott Lacey

Custodial Assistants
Maribel Cuevas
Israel Estrada
Octavious Moody
Richard Tenny

 

Ticketing, Guest Services and Events

Ticketing and Guest Services Director
Jeffrey Cass

Box Office and Guest Services Manager
Rachael Swann

Box Office Supervisor
Justin Potter

Events Manager
Makeda Cohran

Front of House Supervisors
Phil Brankin
Will Cavedo
Blanca Hernandez
Scott Kloosterman

Concessions Supervisor
John Kuinius

Guest Services Team Leaders
Betsy Beams
Kevin Cushing
Shelly Godefrin

Lead Guest Services Associate

Katie Nixon

Guest Services Associates
Nathaniel Boese
Adam Cifarelli
Caitlyn DeRosa
Allison Diamond
Melissa Gill
Kassandra Haroun
Jenn Mosca
Johnathan Nieves
Ricci Prioletti
Jacqueline Pojasek
Audrey Thompson

Saints’ Volunteer Usher Coordinators
Chris Simek
Sharon and Tom McLean

 

CALL CENTER

Sales and Fundraising Consultant
Melissa Gutridge, Voices for the Arts, Inc.

Associate Manager
Nathan Wonder

Administrative Coordinator
Dave Toropov

Ticket Sales and Fundraising Associates
Diane Aspess
Brian Barber
Elliot Cruz
Ryan Duncan
Aoibhin Murphy
Grace Perry
Rebecca Schneider

Consultants and Special Services

Auditor
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Fundraising Consultant
Campbell and Company

Marketing Partner
Arc Worldwide, A Leo Burnett Company

Communications Consultant
Ann M. Cunniff, Chicago Creative Works

Medical Services
Medical Program for Performing Artists / Aaron R. Gilbert, M.D.

Insurance Services
Aon Private Risk Management, Steven Hein

Legal Services
Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, LTD.

Photographers
Peter Bosy
Michael Brosilow
Bill Burlingham
Patrick Fahrner
Liz Lauren
Micheal Litchfield
Chuck Osgood
James Steinkamp

Video Production
HMS Media, Inc.

 

   

 

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