Mitch Gershenfeld



Jeffrey Norman
Director of Communications & Public Affairs

John Baciu, CCP
Director of Human Resources

Eileen P. Sangmeister
Assistant Director of Administration &
Executive Assistant to the President & CEO


Betty Wolf
Senior Vice President of Development

Jill Bishop
Director of Major Gifts

Thomas Head, CFRE
Senior Manager, Planned Gifts & Grants

George Syrigos
Senior Manager, Annual Giving

Chad Hilligus
Senior Manager, Sponsorship Development

Nicole Moon
Manager of Events

Brenda Wallace
Event & Muse Membership Coordinator

Colleen Gallagher
Development Coordinator

Kristine Gula
Development Coordinator

Donna Mills
Development Coordinator


Robert McConnaughey
Director of Finance & Accounting

Alberto Zelaya
Staff Accountant

Jeff Bristow
Staff Accountant


Kajsa Thuresson-Frary
Director of Education

Joanna Fookes
Production Stage Manager
Open Call Talent Project and Choreography Festival

Michael Flannigan
Education Program Coordinator
Field Trip Series and Aesthetic Education Program

Meagan Van Dyke
Education Support Specialist

Shea New
Choreography Festival Artistic Director

Teaching Artist Faculty:

Mark Almy
Karen Rae Kraut
Calvin Larson
Holly O’Farrell
April Rhodes
Sue Roginski
Gwendolyn Rose


Alan De Zon
Vice President, Operations

Keith l. Smith
Production & Lighting Director
Yvonne Turnbull
House Manager

James D. Anderson
Audio & Video Director
Russell Holmes
Master Carpenter
Joanna Fookes
Production Stage Manager

Jill Hoyt
Concert Services Manager

Louis Na Val
Facilites Superintendant

Dawn Brenner-Plonski
Manager of Database & Systems

Alfonso Gutierrez
Maintenance Assistant

Kevin Kersey
Hospitality Coordinator

Blair Dodson, Carpenter/Flyman
Austin Womack, Master Electrician
Valentina Lamdin, Wardrobe Head

Kyle Ross, Lead Audio

Lynda Shaeps, Hair & Makeup


Rick Darius
Senior Manager, Marketing & Sales

Dio Perez
Graphic Designer & Marketing Assistant


Sophia Perrone
Box Office Manager

Tara Webb
Ticketing Services Coordinator

Box Office
Donna Amidei
Susan Davis
Shari Lipman
Pat Leidtke
Patti Sweeney
Valerie Snead
Nick Hoggatt


Stage Door
Judy Nansel
Kathryn Ryan
Lori Serruta
Linda Van Winkle

Patino Protective Services

House Pianists
J. Scott Beaty
Paul Cracchiolo

The McCallum Theatre is proud to use JBL professional sound systems, including JBL loudspeakers and Soundcraft mixing consoles.