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Board of Trustees
Staff Listing
Leadership Biographies

TheatreWorks Administrative Offices
P.O. Box 50458
Palo Alto, CA 94303-0458

350 Twin Dolphin Drive
Suite 127
Redwood City, CA 94065

Phone: 650.463.1950
Fax: 650.463.1963

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Board of Trustees

Barbara Shapiro, Chair of the Board • Jayne Booker • Bill Coughran • Susan Fairbrook, Secretary • Ciro Giammona • Anne Hambly • Judy Heyboer • Larry Horton • Roy Johnson • Derry Kabcenell • Michael Kahn • Julie Kaufman • Robert Kelley • Tom Kelley • Ray A. Rothrock • Adam Samuels • Phil Santora • Loren Saxe • Nancy Ginsburg Stern • Debra Summers • Lynn Szekely-Goode • Tzipor Ulman • Mark Vershel • Holly Ward • Lisa Webster • Jane Weston • Gayla Lorthridge Wood

Board Emeritus

Nancy Meyer, Founder • William Adler • Edward T. Anderson, MD • Doug Barry • Lauren Berman • Chuck Bernstein • Sharon Anthony Bower • Michael Braun • Polly W. Bredt • Bruce C. Cozadd • Jeff Crowe • Peggy Dalal • Yogen Dalal • Jenny Dearborn • Michael R. Flicker • Peggy Woodford Forbes • Dan Garber • Doug Garland • Aaron Gershenberg • Marcia Goldman • Emeri Handler • Susan M. Huch • Perry A. Irvine • Nancy L. Jalonen • Lisa Jones • Gina Jorasch • Roberta R. Katz • Robin Kennedy • Michael Kwatinetz • Dick Maltzman • Suzanne Martin • Patti McClung • Don McDougall • Bruce McLeod • Cynthia S. Miller • Leslie Murphy-Chutorian • Eileen Nelson • Karen Neirenberg • Carrie Perzow • Carey Pickus • Margot Mailliard Rawlins • John Reis • Eddie Reynolds • Sandi Risser • Lynn Wilson Roberts • Denise Stanford • Rosina Lo Sun • James Sweeney •  Cathie Thermond • Helaina Titus • Robert J. Van der Leest, MD • Ronni Watson • Elissa Wellikson

Staff Listing

Robert Kelley Artistic Director
Phil Santora Managing Director
Leslie Martinson Associate Artistic Director 650.463.7107
Giovanna Sardelli Director of New Works
Jeffrey Lo Company Manager/Casting Associate
Akemi Okamura
FutureWorks Fellow
William Liberatore Resident Musical Director    
Jodye Friedman
Director of Advancement
H. Hans Cárdenas
Associate Director of Individual Gifts
Nicole McClain Institutional Gifts Manager 650.463.7160
Jodi Corwin Events Manager
Michelle Piasecki Development Operations Manager 650.463.7132
Amy Cole-Farrell Director of Education 650.463.7134
Katie Bartholomew
Associate Education Director–Schools 650.463.7154
Jake Arky Associate Education Director–Playwriting 650.463.7153
Piper LaGrelius
Master Teaching Artist
Caroline Altman Teaching Artist    
Brittany Caine Teaching Artist    
Maggie Cole Teaching Artist    
Jennifer Debevec Teaching Artist    
Martin Rojas Dietrich
Teaching Artist    
Amanda Johnson Teaching Artist    
Emily Jordan Teaching Artist    
Rebecca Longworth Teaching Artist    
Josh Marx Teaching Artist    
Michileen Oberst
Teaching Artist    
Stephanie Owens Teaching Artist    
Kelly Rinehart Teaching Artist    
Tory Ross
Teaching Artist    
Elissa Stebbins Teaching Artist    
Mia Tagano Teaching Artist    
Maryssa Wanlass Teaching Artist    
Jake Arky Playwright-in-Residence    
Lorraine VanDeGraaf Rodriguez Director of Marketing 650.463.7123
Carla Befera & Co.
Public Relations
Ev Shiro
Art Director
Syche Phillips Associate Director of Marketing 650.463.7126
Alix Josefski
Box Office Manager
Sarah Benjamin Sales Manager
Jennifer Gosk
Digital Media Manager
Andrew Skelton Tessitura Specialist
Tracy Hayden Patron Services Coordinator 650.463.7178
Megan Bartlett Ticket Services Representative 650.463.7152
Bill McFarland
Ticket Services Representative

Heather Orth Ticket Services Repersentative 650.463.7166
Margaret Purdy Ticket Services Representative    
Pamela Rosen Ticket Services Representative    
Katie Dai Graphics Assistant 650.463.7156
Constance Gannon Sales Representative 650.463.7125
Gerald Gist Sales Representative 650.463.7182
Kevin Berne Company Photographer
Alessandra Mello Company Photographer

Scott DeVine General Manager 650.463.7109
Ken Maitz
Database Administrator
Jason Hyde Bookkeeper 650.463.7114
Barbara Sloss
Staff Accountant
David A. Milligan
Production Manager
Elizar Ivanov
Assistant Production Manager
Steven B. Mannshardt Operations Manager/Master Electrician  650.463.7194
Steven B. Mannshardt
Resident Lighting Designer
Karen Szpaller
Production Coordinator
Frank Sarmiento Technical Director
Tom Langguth
Lead Scenic Artist/Craftsman
Bill Roberts Master Carpenter    
Esteban Calvillo Carpenter    
Rodrigo Frausto Carpenter    
Henry Ing Carpenter    
Christopher Fitzer
Properties Master 650.463.7131
Alfred Rudolph
Properties Stock Manager
Jill Bowers
Costume Director 650.463.7142
Noah Marin
Assistant Costumer
Yen La Wong
Lead Cutter/Draper
Thom Hoffman Wardrobe Manager 650.463.7139
Conni Edwards
Costume Rentals Manager 650.463.7143
Michelle Earney Assistant Cutter/First Hand    
Nhan Thi Luu

Son Pham Stitcher    
Jeanne Naritomi Hair Stylist    
Randall K. Lum Resident Stage Manager    

Artistic Director Robert Kelley

A Bay Area native and Stanford University graduate, Kelley founded TheatreWorks in 1970 and has been its Artistic Director ever since. He has directed over 165 TheatreWorks productions, including many world and regional premieres. He has received the Silicon Valley Arts Council’s Legacy Laureate Award; the Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Paine Knickerbocker Award for lifetime achievement; BATCC Awards for Outstanding Direction for his
productions of The Hound of the Baskervilles; Into the Woods; Pacific Overtures; Rags; Sweeney Todd; Another Midsummer Night; Sunday in the Park with George; Jane Eyre; and Caroline, or Change; and Back Stage West Garland Awards for his direction of Side Show and Sunday in the Park with George. He recently directed The Country House, Fallen Angels, Peter and the Starcatcher, Sweeney Todd, Marry Me a Little, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Once on This Island, Little Women, Being Earnest, and Big River.

Stanford Magazine Article

Managing Director Phil Santora

Phil Santora joined TheatreWorks in 2007. He has served as Managing Director of Northlight Theatre (Chicago) and Georgia Shakespeare Festival (Atlanta), as well as Development Director for Great Lakes Theatre Festival (Cleveland) and George Street Playhouse (New Brunswick). He holds an MFA in Theatre Administration from the Yale School of Drama and a BA in Drama from Duke University. He is Vice President of the National Alliance for Musical Theatre Board. Prior board service includes the League of Chicago Theatres, Atlanta Coalition of Theatres, and the executive committee of the League of Resident Theatres (LORT). He was named 2000’s Best Arts Administrator by Atlanta Magazine and received the Atlanta Arts and Business Council’s 1998 ABBY Award for Arts Administrator.