CST Leadership

Artistic Director
Barbara Gaines

Associate Artistic Director
Gary Griffin

Executive Director
Criss Henderson

Creative Producer
Rick Boynton



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
Genevieve Fowler


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

Regina Buccola, PhD

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

Education Intern
Helen Titchener



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 Laeuchli
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



Director of Institutional Advancement
E. Brooke Flanagan

Associate Director of Advancement
Melissa Collins

Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Hilary Odom

Director of Special Gifts
Dottie Bris-Bois

Advancement Manager/Board Liaison
Kristen Caruso

Advancement Manager / VIP Concierge 
Christopher Pazdernik

Annual Fund Coordinator
Dave Toropov

Institutional Relations Coordinator
Erin Strick

Donor Relations Coordinator
Laura Mikulski

Special Projects Coordinator
Samuel Ostrowski

Advancement Interns
Zoe Benditt
Danielle Dyksterhouse



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
Ellen Dillenburg
Bob Prescott




Director of Production
Chris Plevin

Associate Director of Production
Jeff Williams

Production Office Manager
Sean Kathleen Rocke

Production Coordinator
JoHannah Hail




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 Ride the Cyclone
Sammy Brown

Company and The Heir Apparent Stage Management Intern
Josh Light



Assistant Technical Director
Robert L. Wilson

Stage Crew Supervisor
Bruce Cooper

Stage Crew
Bradley Buri

House Carpenters
Jack Birdwell
Adam Held
Nathan Serviss
Adam Todd

Stage Crew Apprentice
Matthew T. Black



Costume Shop Manager
Ryan Magnuson

Costume Design Assistant
Cathy Tantillo

Crafts Supervisor
Melissa Bochat

Costume Shop Assistant/Rentals Manager
Rebecca Doroshuk

Kate Grudichak
Jess Kenyon
Matthew Powell

Costume Shop Apprentice
Elizabeth Coffin

Margaret Hofmann
Lise Stec

First Hands
Robert S. Kuhn
Ruthanne Swanson

Jessica Doan
Yas Maple
Amy Prindle

Craft Artisans
D.J. Reed
Meredith Miller



Lighting Supervisor
Eric Branson

House Electricians
Joan E. Claussen


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



Sound Master
James Savage

Associate Sound Master
Palmer Jankens

Sound Engineer
Cristy Troia

Sound Crew
Daniel Carlyon
Paul Perry
Stephen Ptacek
Andrew Sours


Wigs and Make-up

Head of Wigs and Make-up
Melissa Veal

Wig and Make-up Attendant
Katie Cordts

Wig and Make-up Assistant
Jessie Contreras

Wig and Make-up Apprentice
Miguel Perez

Wigs Intern
Shelby Brand



Properties Master
Cassandra Westover

Assistant Properties Supervisor
Erin Ohland

Properties Carpenter
Lisa Griebel

Properties Stage Crew
Dan Nurczyk

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

Properties Intern
Lydia Hanchett



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

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

Guest Services Associates
Nathaniel Boese
Adam Cifarelli
Kyle Cornell
DJ Cummings
Caitlyn DeRosa
Allison Diamond
Melissa Gill
Kassandra Haroun
Jena Mosca
Johnathan Nieves
Ricci Prioletti
Jacqueline Pojasek
Audrey Thompson
Tristien Winfree
Violet Vara

Saints’ Volunteer Usher Coordinators
Chris Simek
Sharon and Tom McLean


Consultants and Special Services

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.

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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