COMPANY AND BOARD

staff

Team member

Need some context before the show? Come early and picnic in The Talking Grove, where a professional educator or dramaturg will hold a free and informal 20-minute talk about the production. Grove talks are held 45 minutes before every show.

Team member

Need some context before the show? Come early and picnic in The Talking Grove, where a professional educator or dramaturg will hold a free and informal 20-minute talk about the production. Grove talks are held 45 minutes before every show.

Team member

Need some context before the show? Come early and picnic in The Talking Grove, where a professional educator or dramaturg will hold a free and informal 20-minute talk about the production. Grove talks are held 45 minutes before every show.

Team member

Need some context before the show? Come early and picnic in The Talking Grove, where a professional educator or dramaturg will hold a free and informal 20-minute talk about the production. Grove talks are held 45 minutes before every show.

Team member

Need some context before the show? Come early and picnic in The Talking Grove, where a professional educator or dramaturg will hold a free and informal 20-minute talk about the production. Grove talks are held 45 minutes before every show.

Team member

Need some context before the show? Come early and picnic in The Talking Grove, where a professional educator or dramaturg will hold a free and informal 20-minute talk about the production. Grove talks are held 45 minutes before every show.

Contact

Box Office:
boxoffice@calshakes.org
510-548-9666

General inquiries: 
info@calshakes.org 
Phone: 510-548-3422*

Press: 
press@calshakes.org 

*Staff members with specific extensions are listed below; due to COVID-19 restrictions, staff are not checking voicemail on a regular basis. Please email for the quickest response.

staff

Leadership
Eric Ting, Artistic Director
Sarah Williams, Managing Director

Artistic
LeeAnn Dowd, Artistic Producer 
Philippa Kelly, Resident Dramaturg
Dave Maier, Resident Fight Director
Maddie Rostami, Shaharazad Squad Line Producer
Raeshma Razvi, Shaharazad Squad Creative Director

Artistic Learning
April Ballesteros, Artistic Learning Program Manager 

Production
Haley Miller, Production Manager 
Steven Schmidt, Technical Director 
Miranda Lopez, Associate Production/Rentals Manager
Charlotte Wheeler, Scene Shop Supervisor
Heidi Voelker, Assistant Technical Director 
Jessa Dunlap, Costume Administrator
Richard Fong, Lighting Supervisor 
Laxmi Kumaran, Production Stage Manager
Cheryle Honerlah, Associate Production Stage Manager

Operations
Kyle Fischer, General Manager, x134
Josh Kilbourn, Senior Facilities Associate

Finance &  Administration
Melissa Dimon, Senior Accountant
Neera Gunn, HR Consultant

Marketing & Development 
Andrew Page, Development Director
John Olchak, Interim Marketing Director
Derik Cowan, Associate Director of Marketing & Sales
Jesse Guzman, Marketing & Communications Manager
Danny Quezada, Box Office Manager
Annelise Nussbacher, Development Associate
Julie McCormick, Grant Administrator

Program Advertising
If you would like information regarding advertising in California Shakespeare Theater programs, please contact Mike Hathaway, Advertising Sales Director at Encore Media Group. Telephone: 800.308.2898 x105

Board of directors

*ex officio

Kate Stechschulte, President
Eric Ting, Vice President* and Artistic Director
Sarah Williams, Vice President* and Managing Director
Jeff Bharkhda, Vice President
Betsy Streeter, Secretary
Jay Yamada, Treasurer
Jean Simpson, Immediate Past President
Valerie Barth
Alex Busansky
Michael Cedars

Phil Chernin
Michael Cleland
Joshua Cohen
John Collins
Tish Harwood

Maureen O’Keefe
Nina Shen Rastogi 
Jim Roethe
John Ruskin
Mark Toney
Tracey Walthall

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