Alliance Theatre: Dream House

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“When my name comes out of your mouth — I know I’m home.” These beautiful words are spoken by one sister to another in this play, and I suppose they are vaguely synonymous with: home is where the heart is… or home is where our story begins. Proverbs such as these are not referencing the physical structure of a downtown condo, or a red brick house, or, say, a gorgeous “heritage home,” complete with high ceilings and arched entryways, but instead the life that exists within. The house is the container and the home is the heartbeat — the meals around the dinner table, the sibling disagreements, the birthday celebrations, the memories of newborns and lost loved ones. The walls and ceilings cannot represent the shared culture and experiences of a home; that’s all about the people inside and their collective family stories. All too often, these family stories are wiped away as neighborhoods change in the name of gentrification. The new coffee shop with its fair-trade blends pops up; boutique shops (easily accessible by the new light rail train) appear, and suddenly a neighborhood becomes even more desirable because the curb appeal cultural history is there, but oh, you won’t have to walk far for a Starbucks. Our 2022 Alliance/Kendeda Competition winner, Eliana Pipes, has written a jewel of a piece of theatre about two Latina sisters who are selling their family home on an HGTV-style reality show. They are staring in the face of the questions “What happens to the home when the house is no longer there?” and “What is the cultural cost of progress in America?” Luckily for us, we have an entire team of smart people working on this production and grappling with these questions. Since home is where the family is, while the theater houses this play, it’s the people inside who make it, and we now have an extended new family, as the DREAM HOU$E creative team is entirely new to the Alliance Theatre. The space of the theatre will hold the walls of the set, and the ceiling the light grid, but it is the people and our united mission to wrap our arms around Eliana’s beautiful story that will be in the Hertz home for a while, and we are so happy you are here tonight and becoming a limb on our family tree. Welcome. Amanda Watkins Associate Producer


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COVID-19 Safety Precautions at the Alliance The Alliance Theatre is excited to return to in-person performances on its Coca-Cola Stage and Hertz Stage for its 2021/22 Season. Safety for our patrons, artists, and staff is our top priority. The Alliance will continue to closely monitor local, state, and federal policies regarding indoor activities and plan our safety protocols accordingly. Effective immediately, all patrons will be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative test taken, as well as a matching photo ID, to enter the performance space. Here are a few ways we’ve redesigned the experience with safety in mind:

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IN COVERSATION WITH Playwright Eliana Pipes shares her journey of creating this year’s Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition winner STORY BY

Sally Henry Fuller & Ashley Elliott

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It’s not every day one of your earliest plays from grad school gets a full production less than two years after your graduation. And it’s not every day it’s one that happens to be deeply personal to you. And it’s not every day you win a prize you’ve dreamed of since you were a teenager. Considering all of those are true of Eliana Pipes, you could say that this is her day. We spoke to award-winning playwright Eliana Pipes about her play, DREAM HOU$E, which is getting a triple co-production for its world premiere, starting here at the Alliance Theatre.

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How have preparations for this world premiere of DREAM HOU$E been going? It’s been wonderful and such a whirlwind. The play has turned into a triple co-production between the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, the Baltimore Center Stage in Baltimore, Maryland, and then Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, so there are three theaters taking part in this process. Since the play touches on gentrification I’m fascinated to see how it will land differently in different cities. And it’s so exciting to have this show get such a wide reach — my first production at a professional theater turned into three productions in three professional theaters! It sounds like a whirlwind. How did the play grow like that?

The development of this play was a way to think about the be nefit s and the los s and the grief that I felt for what my neighborhood use d to be and who I use d to be in it.

– Eliana Pipes The production started with winning the Alliance/Kendeda Competition prize, which was such a dream for me. I remember learning about the Alliance/Kendeda Competition in high school and putting it on my vision board of things to apply to one day when I could. Long Wharf Theatre did a reading of the play for their New Works Festival in 2020, and the artistic director of Baltimore Center Stage was on the selection committee for the Alliance/Kendeda Competition. Once the Alliance chose it, the other two theaters jumped in to produce it as well. Can you talk to me about where this play comes from and what it was like to develop it? DREAM HOU$E comes out of two inspirations for me. The first one is reflecting on the way that my hometown was changing as I was growing up. I was raised in a pocket of Los Angeles that was really transforming when I was a little kid, but at the time I didn’t have the words to describe the gentrification that was changing my neighborhood. Then when I was 13, my family sold our house and moved. On one hand, that move was really good


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I’ve learned so much about myself as a writer through writing DREAM HOU$E.

D REAM HOU$E playwright Eliana Pipes

for us, it changed my family’s financial future for the better: there were things that we could do and security that we didn’t have before. On the other hand, moving out of that town constituted a kind of cultural loss that I didn’t understand at the time. Developing this play was a way to think about the benefits and the loss and the grief that I felt for what my neighborhood used to be and who I used to be in it. The other inspiration behind DREAM HOU$E came out of moving into the professional theater as a writer who is also a woman of color. I’m Black, white, and Puerto Rican, and writing plays about the Black and Latinx experience was an interesting feeling when you don’t always have those populations in the audience. Sometimes I felt like I was being asked to sell my cultural trauma for money — and I wanted the money, I wanted to be in those spaces and to have that platform. And so again, that strange push and pull between on one hand experiencing benefits and new levels of access in my career, and then on the other hand, knowing that I was making sacrifices for it. And all that sort of sticky mess ended up in the play. That sounds so complex. Can you speak more to that? It’s certainly a doozy, and I think that a lot of that complexity comes through in the play. I’ve learned so much about myself as a writer through writing DREAM HOU$E. There is no play that I have revised more times than

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I have revised this one. I wrote it in 2018, and then it was really fortunate to move through the festival circuit where I got so many chances to develop it. It was at the Latinx New Playwrights Festival in San Diego, Two River Theater’s Crossing Borders (Cruzando Fronteras) Festival, and Kitchen Dog Theater’s New Works Festival. It also had a reading with Second Stage Theater in New York, and then it won the National Latinx Playwrights Award through the Arizona Theatre Company. All of those readings gave me the opportunity to sit in rooms with a lot of different actors across a lot of different parts of America and hear their responses to the play. It also gave me a chance to expand and challenge the work, and to make the play even deeper than it was before. A lot of the complexity that comes through the play now is a testament to the wonderful actors and directors who brought their own perspectives to the work. A lot of my writing in the early days came out of feeling sort of isolated — writing because I felt like there weren’t other people who shared my experience. Through workshopping, it surprised me to find out that there were people who shared my experience; we just didn’t have a common vocabulary for expressing or understanding that. This sounds like a pretty robust way to develop a play that was also really meaningful. It did feel that way. A lot of my origin story as a writer has to do with wanting to create more space in the theatre for Black and Latinx women like me. That came up so many times in casting: there are a lot of really skilled, brilliant actors who hadn’t gotten to be in spaces where they play the lead or where they’re playing their culture and getting to engage with stories that are about who they are. I’ve been so, so lucky to get the kind of engagement that we’ve gotten from performers and directors, and I’m proud to know that they get a space to bring that part of themselves into their artistic process in a way that they might not have before. We also have a woman director and it’s been a really lovely, interesting time to have a primarily female space. To be able to share this play — this play, especially, and across three theaters... I know that it’s no small feat for a new play and a first production by a playwright to get this kind of platform. I could never have guessed that this is what was coming. There are so many incredible writers who I admire that have come through the Alliance/Kendeda Competition, and I’m honored to be part of the lineage.


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“WHAT DREAM HOU$E MEANS TO ME” Actors Jacqueline Correa and Darilyn Castillo on why this production is important to them

“Eliana’s play first came into my life a year ago and it hasn’t left my brain or my heart since. I am so excited and honored to be a part of this production because this play gives me an opportunity to provide the audience with something I never had growing up; a mirror. Growing up I never saw myself or my family reflected onstage and when you grow up never seeing yourself you start to believe you are invisible or that your story is unworthy of being shared. I know now that that is not true. The theater is for everyone and all stories deserve to be heard and honored. I honor my mother with this show. I honor my grandmother and my aunties with this show. I honor my sister and I honor myself. Representation matters!” — Jacqueline Correa “I feel so humbled, honored, and blessed to be telling this story. As an Afro-Latina in this industry, we are not shined on as a member of the Latin community. It is so important that we recognize the existence of all the shades Latinos come in and that our variety of skin tones do not define our Latinidad. This is the first Latin role that I have ever been offered to play and I do not take this moment for granted. I am grateful to take this honorable position and to finally be able to express a part of myself that has been denied and not accepted by others. I thank you for being here and I implore you all to continue widening your lens. I hope we can all continue to see how much beauty can be found when you allow others to step into their being. Pa’Lante and always trust your voice.” — Darilyn Castillo



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KENDEDA: A YEARLY COMPETITION, A LIFETIME OF PLAYS STORY BY

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he Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition has featured the writing of approximately 100 playwrights, and these artists have all graced the rehearsal halls and stages of the Alliance Theatre for the past eighteen years. Part of the joy of this new work initiative is the continued relationship building after a playwright’s residency at the theater. What a thrill it is to see an Alliance/Kendeda Competition alum’s name appear on the New Play Exchange or The Kilroys’ List or The Latinx Play Anthology. Or to hear that Alliance/Kendeda Competition finalist and winning plays are being published, or being optioned by a NYC commercial producer. The Alliance/Kendeda Competition is for many writers their launch into the world of professional playwriting, and for all, just one stop along the building blocks that will together shape a career in storytelling. And while the accolades and notoriety and prizes are great, it’s the continued support of new work initiatives across the country that consistently fuel a playwright’s process and give a platform to further uncover truths about human behavior by way of developing and sharing stories. Marisela Treviño Orta, a 2019 Alliance/Kendeda Competition Finalist with her play Shoe, is just one of the dozens of playwrights with whom the Alliance has a continued relationship, and she has certainly been busy since her time at the Alliance. When discussing her process, Orta says: “I write plays featuring a range of Latinx characters from recent immigrants to third generation American citizens in an attempt to demonstrate the breadth and dimension of my cultural community. I often write characters who are where I am generationally, with an understanding that there is a shared history between generations.”

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In discussing her writing trajectory, she confessed: “I am an accidental playwright. I began as a poet and didn’t clock playwriting as a genre to explore as a career since the plays we were reading in English class were all written by deceased people! By accident, while getting my MFA in poetry, I came into contact with a theatre director at El Teatro Jornalero and realized theatre could explore social justice issues in a way I felt poetry could not.” Luckily for us, this (accidental playwright) Marisela Treviño Orta turned to a career in the theatre, and her stories will continue to resonate throughout audiences far and wide.

Playwright Marisela Treviño Orta



THE ALLIANCE THEATRE Susan V. Booth, Jennings Hertz Artistic Director & Mike Schleifer, Managing Director In partnership with Long Wharf Theatre and Baltimore Center Stage present

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ELIANA PIPES SCENIC DESIGN

STEPHANIE OSIN COHEN

COSTUME DESIGN

HAYDEE ZELIDETH

PROJECTION DESIGN

MARK HOLTHUSEN

LIGHTING DESIGN

JASON LYNCH

CASTING

JODY FELDMAN BASS/VALLE CASTING

COMPOSER/ SOUND DESIGN

PAUL JAMES PRENDERGAST

STAGE MANAGER

JAYSON T. WADDELL*

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LAURIE WOOLERY THIS PRODUCTION IS GENEROUSLY SUPPORTED BY THE KENDEDA FUND FOR NEW WORKS. This production is supported in part by the BOLD Theater Women’s Leadership Circle.


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CAST * DARILYN CASTILLO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Julia *JACQUELINE CORREA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patricia *MARIANNA MCCLELLAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tessa KATIE GONZALEZ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ensemble KENNETH C. LEWIS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ensemble BLAKE LOWE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ensemble SHELBY WOOLRIDGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ensemble UNDERSTUDIES KATIE GONZALEZ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Julia GABRIELLE STEPHENSON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tessa/Ensemble SHELBY WOOLRIDGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patricia STAGE MANAGERS * JAYSON T. WADDELL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stage Manager AMANDA PEREZ . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stage Management Production Assistant PRODUCTION AND DESIGN ASSISTANCE ALEXIS K. WOODARD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Associate Director AMANDA WATKINS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Line Producer RAIYON HUNTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Casting Associate JONAH SCHNELL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Assistant Lighting Designer JON HAAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Associate Projection Designer & Programmer HAYLEE SCOTT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . COVID Coordinator KAY NILEST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant COVID Coordinator FOR THIS PRODUCTION ZACHARY MORRISON, MONICA SPEAKER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wardrobe EMMA MOULEDOUX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sound Operator CHARLES BEDELL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stagehand VICTOR MOULEDOUX, WILLIE PARKS BRYAN PEREZ, JESSENIA INGRAM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Additional Reset Crew GABRIELLE DRUM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Light Board Operator COMMUNITY PARTNER

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SPECIAL THANKS Aixa Pascual Lily Pabian & Natalia Garzon Juan Mejia Veronica Maldonado-Torres Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Latin American Association

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18 | encore DARILYN CASTILLO (Julia) is a born and bred New Yorker, graduate of CCNY, where she received her B.A in Theater, and is currently studying at John Jay College to receive her M.A in International Criminal Justice. Credits: Original Cast of Hamilton “And Peggy” Company (Peggy Schuyler & Maria Reynolds), Hamilton “Philip” Company (Peggy Schuyler & Maria Reynolds), The Lion King (Nala U/S), Beastgirl at the Kennedy Center (Cami). TV: “And Just like That,” “Law and Order: Organized Crime,” 74th Tony Awards, and “Boardwalk Empire.” Darilyn is also a recording artist. You can find her EP called “Constellation” and her Spanish single, “Ella Y No Conmigo” on all streaming platforms. She has produced her own music videos for the songs “Still Calling” and “Ella Y No Conmigo,” which can be found on YouTube. She is currently the host of “Morenita” Podcast where she dives deep on the Latinx experience. (Available on all platforms.) www.darilyncastillo.com JACQUELINE CORREA (Patricia) Regional theater: The Crucible, Murder on the Orient Express (Resident Ensemble Players), JQA (Arena Stage), Native Gardens (Guthrie Theater & Arena Stage), Macbeth (Arkansas Rep), The Women of Padilla (Two Rivers Theater), Brick City (Premiere Stages), Hamlet, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead (Guthrie/The Acting Company), Confluence (Guthrie Theater), On the Verge, American Tet (CATF). Other stage credits include: The Gardens of Anuncia (The Public Theater), A Christmas Carol, The Cradle Song (The Acting Company) Film credits: War Words, The Dog Days, and Once a Year. She holds an MFA from the Professional Theater Training Program at The University of Delaware www.jacquelineecorrea.com

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KATIE GONZALEZ (Ensemble/US Julia) is thrilled to be making her Alliance debut in DREAM HOU$E! Born and raised in Tampa, Fl, Katie has been performing since childhood. She later moved to Chicago where she earned her B.F.A. in musical theater at The Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University. Some recent credits include Pledge Drive and Shamed (TEN at the Gift Theatre), Elizabeth in Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley (Theatre Squared), and Juliet in Romeo and Juliet (Teatro Vista). Katie is also a graduate of the School at Steppenwolf Theater and appeared in season nine of “Chicago Fire” on NBC. She just recently relocated to Atlanta and is thrilled to be joining this artistic community. Katie is represented by Stewart Talent Chicago and Baron Entertainment Atlanta. She sends thanks to the artistic team for this opportunity and love to Dad, Mom, and Joshua for their continued support! www.Katie-Gonzalez.com KENNETH C. LEWIS (Ensemble) Born and raised in Atlanta, GA, Kenneth “Kusdem” Lewis is making his theater debut in DREAM HOU$E. Kenneth, a graduating Theater and Performance student at Morehouse College, is a professional recording artist/songwriter who has been working in the music industry for the past decade with several platinum selling producers and artists, harboring several relationships with major labels like Epic Records and Atlantic records. In recent years, Kenneth has applied his creative skills in efforts of being a positive disruptor in Hollywood and Broadway. Through his acting, Kenneth aspires to enlighten, inspire, and to help facilitate authentic storytelling for people of color for future generations. He lives by the personal mantra: “leave it better than you found it,” approaching every new endeavor with this mindset. In upcoming years, Kenneth aims to be a part of contributing to ground-breaking history. IG: @iamKUSDEM // Apple Music: Kusdem “Burning Bridges” // TikTok: @ iamkudollah


encoreatlanta.com BLAKE LOWE (Ensemble) is an Atlanta-based performer and filmmaker. Currently completing a Master of Arts in film production, Blake has worked in the film and television industry as a production assistant and camera operator, as well as freelancing for over five years as a digital video creator. A longtime participant in Georgia State University’s Atlanta City Theatre, he is making his Alliance Theatre debut in DREAM HOU$E. MARIANNA MCCLELLAN (Tessa) is a NYC based performer and writer. She played Nina in the NYC premiere of Stupid F*cking Bird, has worked off-Broadway (Pearl Theatre, Ars Nova, Theatre Row +) and regionally (Humana Festival, Denver Center, Portland Center Stage, Contemporary American Theatre Festival +). Marianna is a member of Virago, an all female-identifying, physical theatre company and has collaborated with Clockwork Theatre Company and Woodshed Collective, among others. TV and Film Credits include “High Maintenance” (HBO); “The Good Fight” (CBS); “The Blacklist” (NBC); Two Plains and a Fancy (BAMcinemaFest); and the upcoming indie feature Straighten Up and Fly Right. She stars in the scripted sci-fi podcast Cryptids. GABRIELLE STEPHENSON (US Ensemble/Tessa) is ecstatic to make her debut with Alliance after previously understudying a role for a show that was unfortunately canceled due to the initial hit of the pandemic. She has performed with a number of theaters throughout Atlanta and North Carolina and is a recent graduate of the Meisner Intensive at the Robert Mello Studio (favorite roles include Lizzie in The Rainmaker, Madge in Picnic and Janet in The Rocky Horror Show). She is also a skilled scenic artist and designer, painting at spaces like the Georgia Aquarium, Center for Puppetry

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Arts, and Legacy Theatre, among others, as well as designing sets for immersive events and various theatrical productions. She is happy to see the resilience of the arts throughout this time. Thank you always to her husband, family and friends for their constant support. Gabriellestephenson.com / Gabriellescenicartist.com SHELBY WOOLRIDGE (Ensemble/US Patricia) has always been active in the theatre and is a recent Alumna of Spelman College’s drama department. DREAM HOU$E is her first production with the Alliance and she is thrilled to work with the company. Hailing from San Antonio, Texas, Shelby has always had a passion for the performing arts. She has played roles from the contemporary works of Katori Hall (Miss Mary, Saturday night/ Sunday Morning), Kirsten Greenidge (Talisha, Milk like Sugar) and A.R. Gurney (Anna, What I Did Last Summer). She is excited to be here and share many more stories in the future! LAURIE WOOLERY (Director) is a director, playwright, citizen artist and community organizer who works in theaters across the country including The Public Theater, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Yale Repertory, Trinity Repertory, Goodman Theatre, Cornerstone Theater Company, and South Coast Repertory. Projects include the world premiere of Mary Kathryn Nagle’s Manahatta at both Yale Repertory and Oregon Shakespeare Festival and the world premiere musical of As You Like It co-created with Shaina Taub for the Public Theater. In 2020, Laurie produced the documentary Under the Greenwood Tree that tells the story of how the Public Works community banded together amidst the global pandemic and antiracist uprising as well as curated the national community public art installation The Seed Project on the façade of The Public Theater featuring 164 Public Works community members sharing their hopes for the future. Laurie has developed new work


20 | encore with diverse communities ranging from incarcerated women to residents of a Kansas town devastated by a tornado. She creates site-specific work ranging from a working sawmill in Eureka to the banks of the Los Angeles River. Laurie is the Director of Public Works at The Public Theater, a program that seeks to engage the people of New York by making them creators and not just spectators. Working with partner organizations in all five boroughs, Public Works invites members of diverse communities to join in the creation of ambitious works of participatory theater. Laurie is the former Associate Artistic Director of Cornerstone Theater Company, Conservatory Director at South Coast Repertory and founding member of The Sol Project. Laurie is a recipient of the Fuller Road Fellowship for Women Directors of Color, 2020 United States Artists recipient and the 2021 American for the Arts Johnson Fellowship for Artists Transforming Communities. www.lauriewoolery.com ELIANA PIPES (Playwright) is a playwright, performer and filmmaker. Her plays include DREAM HOU$E (world premiere co-production at Alliance Theatre, Long Wharf Theatre, and Baltimore Center Stage), Unf*ckwithable (Drama League DirectorFest), Cowboy and the Moon (Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellowship, NNPN MFA Playwright’s Workshop), Lorena: a Tabloid Epic (The Playwright’s Realm Scratchpad Series), and Stand and Wait (The Fire This Time Festival). She’s been awarded the KCACTF Harold & Mimi Steinberg Award and Ken Ludwig Scholarship, Leah Ryan Fund Prize for Emerging Women Writers, National Latinx Playwright Award, Dr. Floyd Gaffney National Playwriting Prize, and a two-time finalist status for the Eugene O’Neill National Playwriting Conference. As a filmmaker, she won the Academy Gold Fellowship for Women through the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and the inaugural WAVE Grant through Wavelength Productions to support the production of her animated short film. BA Columbia University, MFA Playwriting Boston University. More at www.elianapipes.com

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STEPHANIE OSIN COHEN (Scenic Designer) Off Broadway: Tambo and Bones (Playwrights Horizons); Ni Mi Madre (Rattlestick Theatre); Regional: Tambo and Bones (upcoming Center Theatre Group); 39 Steps (upcoming Repertory Theatre of St. Louis); Hurricane Diane (Huntington Theatre Company), Men on Boats (Baltimore Center Stage); Richard & Jane & Dick & Sally (Baltimore Center Stage & Playwrights Realm); It’s a Wonderful Life (Hartford Stage); This American Wife (Next Door @ New York Theater Workshop); LOVE (Marin Theatre Company); Good Faith (Yale Repertory Theater); Mrs. Stern Wanders the Prussian State Library (Luna Stage); Winter’s Tale (Shakespeare Academy @ Stratford). Film: This American Wife (Fake Friends, Jeremy O. Harris, FourthWall); Circle Jerk (Fake Friends, Jeremy O. Harris, Mitu580); Chaperone (upcoming premiere at Sundance); Drills (premiered at NYFF); Home Exercise; Candace. Education: MFA, Yale School of Drama; Productions included: Pentecost, Much Ado About Nothing, Lear, Fade, The Guadalupes, Avital, Sweeney Todd. BA, Brandeis University. Awards: Fulbright Scholar; 2019 Burry Fredrik Design Fellowship. www.stephanieosincohen.com PAUL JAMES PRENDERGAST (Composer/Sound Design) Alliance debut. Broadway credits include All The Way, The Great Society, and Julius Caesar. Regional credits include Oregon Shakespeare Festival (25 productions), Seattle Rep, Guthrie, Yale Rep, Mark Taper Forum, Arena Stage, South Coast Rep, Long Wharf, Geffen Playhouse, Playmakers Rep, Hartford Stage, Cal Shakes, Utah Shakes, Berkeley Rep, Asolo Rep, American Conservatory, American Repertory, Cincinnati Playhouse, Great Lakes, La Jolla Playhouse, Alley Theatre, Kennedy Center, and is a former ensemble member of Cornerstone Theater Company. Paul’s commercial work includes extensive theme park and museum installations and multiple national tours with Diavolo Dance Theater. Accolades include Grammy and Drama Desk nominations and he is the recipient of Broadway World, Ovation, Drama-Logue, Garland, Gregory, Footlight, and Gypsy awards. His work as a singer/songwriter has


encoreatlanta.com appeared in films, on recordings, and in music venues nationwide. MARK HOLTHUSEN (Projection Design) is best known for creating images that push boundaries. With a career that spans photography, motion, theater and digital innovation, Mark’s work contains a relentless elegance that extends from his painterly imagery to his graphic animations. From album art to music videos, Mark has created distinctive work for performers including Roger Waters, American Music Club, The Tiger Lillies, 16 Horsepower, and The Dodos. Mark’s award-winning work has been lauded by Communication Arts, Graphis, American Photography, and PDN. Mark has also won the IPA Photographer of the Year Awards for both Advertising and Music. Raised in Reno, Nevada, it’s only fitting that Mark’s past projects have included capturing Appalachia’s demolition derbies, Nevada’s brothels, and portraits of Oaxaca’s gender bending muxes. Currently, Mark is working on a variety advertising and artistic commissions. Mark splits his time between Brooklyn NY and Hudson Valley where he has an old farm workshop and studio where he designs and creates his projects. JASON LYNCH (Lighting Designer) is a Chicago-based lighting designer and makes his Alliance Theatre debut with this production. Chicago credits include work with Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Northlight Theatre, Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, among others. Recent regional credits include work with Alley Theatre, Dallas Theater Center, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Minetta Lane Theatre in NYC, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and Seattle Repertory Theatre. Jason is honored to have his recent work on the Goodman Theatre’s real-time, online ‘Live’ series and an immersive 360° production of The Wild Party at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts featured in American Theatre Magazine. He was also the recipient of the 2019 Michael Maggio Emerging Designer Award which recognizes emerging theatrical designers within the Chicago area. Jason is a proud member of The Association for Lighting Production and Design and is represented by The Gersh Agency. www.jasondlynch. com

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HAYDEE ZELIDETH (Costume Designer) believes that clothes are a powerful tool of one’s own personal statement. In their own way they carry on public conversations with others and they share stories about who we are, who we are not, and who we wish to be. They are a means of exploring how to manipulate our perception of the human body and mind, in how our appearance (both physical and in what we wear) inform how the world chooses to engage or disengage with us, and how these images can open up perceptions of race, class, socioeconomic status, and more—all of which are conversations that most interest her. She is a Mexican American who grew up on both sides of the border. These experiences inform her point of view and how she approaches her work as a storyteller, giving depth, dimension and color to the specificities of someone’s life. JAYSON T. WADDELL (Stage Manager) is proud to return to the Alliance Theatre for his eleventh season. At the Alliance, he’s worked on such productions as Darlin’ Cory, Native Guard, Songs to Grow On, Data, A Drive-In Christmas Carol, Becoming Nancy, Approval Junkie, Ever After, Nick’s Flamingo Grill, Candide, Crossing Delancey, Troubadour, Moby Dick, Born for This, Tuck Everlasting, The Geller Girls, A Christmas Carol, Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, Broke, Sex and the Second City, Next to Normal, Holidays With the Chalks, and Bike America. At Atlanta Lyric Theatre: Oliver, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Full Monty, and Young Frankenstein. At the Illinois Shakespeare Festival: Shakespeare in Love, I <3 Juliet, Hamlet, Q Gents, Antony & Cleopatra, Macbeth, As You Like It, Twelfth Night, and A Winter’s Tale. Jayson graduated from the Gainesville Theatre Alliance and is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association. AMANDA PEREZ (Stage Management Production Assistant, she/her) Alliance Theatre credits include: A Christmas Carol, Beautiful Blackbird Live!, A Christmas Carol. Other Atlanta credits include: Chess, Nine (Jennie T. Anderson Theatre); The Best of Broadway, Luminous, Oliver (Atlanta Lyric); Leading Ladies, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Driving Miss Daisy, Bullets Over Broadway (Georgia Ensemble Theatre).


22 | encore She’d like to thank her husband and daughter for all their love and support. LONG WHARF THEATRE (Co-Producer) Established in 1965 at the start of the regional theatre movement, Long Wharf Theatre was born on the notion that New Haven deserves an active arts culture that is locally created. Our founders shared the dream of starting a professional theatre company in Connecticut, built with the aid of community leaders and patrons of the arts. We are a theatre of international renown, recognized for a historic commitment to commissioning, developing, and producing new work. BALTIMORE CENTER STAGE (CoProducer) Founded in 1963 and designated the State Theater of Maryland in 1978, Baltimore Center Stage provides the highest quality theater and programming for all members of our communities, including youth and families, under the leadership of Artistic Director Stephanie Ybarra. Baltimore Center Stage ignites conversations and imaginations by producing an eclectic season of professional productions across two mainstages and an intimate 99-seat theater, through engaging community programs, and with inspiring education programs. Everything we do at Center Stage is led by our core values—chief among them being Access For All. Our mission is heavily rooted in providing active and open accessibility for everyone, regardless of any and all barriers, to our Mainstage performances, education initiatives, and community programming. JODY FELDMAN (Casting) began her theater career as an actress in Atlanta before moving into administration as the Assistant General Manager at Frank Wittow’s Academy Theatre. Feldman started her career at the Alliance as Casting Director in 1991 and added Producer to her title and responsibilities in 2001. She has cast and produced more than 200 productions at the Alliance, encompassing a range of world premieres that includes The Last Night of Ballyhoo, What I Learned in Paris, Broke, Troubadour, In the Red and Brown Water, and more than 10 years of Alliance Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition-winning plays plus such world and regional premiere musicals as Tuck Everlasting; Aida; The Color Purple; Sister Act: The Musical; Bring It On: The Musical; Ghost Brothers of Darkland County; Harmony, A New Musical and The Prom. Jody is most proud of the alliancetheatre.org | @alliancetheatre

thriving Alliance engagement activities and partnerships that recognize theatrical work as a catalyst for community conversation and connection. SUSAN V. BOOTH (Jennings Hertz Artistic Director) joined the Alliance Theatre in 2001 and has initiated the Palefsky Collision Project, the Alliance/Kendeda Playwriting Competition, the Reiser Atlanta Artists Lab, and commercial partnerships on such projects as The Prom; Tuck Everlasting; Ghost Brothers of Darkland County; The Color Purple; Bring It On: The Musical; Twyla Tharp’s Come Fly Away; Sister Act: The Musical; Bring in ’da Noise, Bring in ’da Funk; and Jesus Christ Superstar GOSPEL. She has directed nationally at the Goodman Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, New York Stage and Film, Actors Theatre of Louisville, and many others. She holds degrees from Denison and Northwestern Universities and was a fellow of the National Critics Institute and the Kemper Foundation. Booth’s leadership is underwritten by the BOLD Theater Women’s Leadership Circle, an initiative to support and promote women’s theater leadership funded by The Helen Gurley Brown Foundation. She is married to Max Leventhal and is the proud mother of Moira Rose Leventhal. MIKE SCHLEIFER (Managing Director) joined the Alliance Theatre in 2014 as General Manager, and in 2016 became Managing Director. Schleifer has led the administrative team on more than 50 productions and was one of the architects of the “On the Road” season, in which the Alliance produced 12 shows at 12 venues. He started the Alliance’s Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Committee and serves on the League of Resident Theatre’s Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Initiative. Previously, he spent 13 years at Baltimore’s Center Stage, working as Associate Producer, Production Manager and Resident Stage Manager. While in Baltimore, he spent seven years as an adjunct faculty member at Towson University and guest lectured all over the East Coast. He began his career as a Stage Manager and has dozens of stage-management credits in New York and regionally. He is married to theater director and educator Laura Hackman and is the proud father of two boys, Jack and Ben.


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The first time I went to the Buford Highway Farmer’s Market I was brand new to this country. The aisles, lined with snacks from my country, made me feel at home. Hearing people speaking Spanish filled me with a sense of belonging that I had been struggling to find in a country I didn’t quite understand. Buford Highway was and still is that space, not only for me, but for all the immigrants that have lived and worked along this ten-mile corridor that crosses Brookhaven, Chamblee, and Doraville. Nearly half a century ago, Buford Highway was carved out of the necessity to belong, to feel a sense of security, familiarity, and home. Today, the people that live and work along this corridor are still trying to carve new paths, new needs, and new horizons. We Love Buford Highway is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that preserves the multicultural identity of Atlanta’s Buford Highway, home to over 90,000 immigrants and their descendants. Our work is guided by the understanding that Buford Highway’s people are the epicenter for advocacy and impact, and thus, all our initiatives start and end with our communities. Through our four pillars (Story, Art & Culture, Enterprise, Care), we design programs that create spaces for community members—spaces where they can share their dreams, objectives, stories, and needs, knowing they will be heard. DREAM HOU$E is a story about heritage, dignity, and trust. It is a tale that could and does exist in many cities around the United States, including the communities of Buford Highway. At its core, DREAM HOU$E asks us to reflect on the dangers of stigmatized narratives and cultural voyeurism; it highlights the complexities of generational responsibility, the tensions between value and worth, and the power of storytelling and preservation. It sheds a poignant light on the ways people navigate their identities and their history, reminding the audience that their livelihoods, their struggles, and their stories are not a game to play, nor a show to watch. Who gets to tell our family stories? Who are these stories really for? Are they being heard? And if so, for what purpose? These are only some of the questions that the characters of DREAM HOU$E face, and some of the questions We Love Buford Highway strives to answer through our programs and initiatives. Whether it is through our community-based podcast, Voices of a Highway, or through our food giving initiative Feeding Families of Buford Highway, or our children’s Orchestra Project, we are collectors of stories,


24| encore advocates of accessibility and respect for this community, and protectors of the multicultural identity that lives on Buford Highway. The private space that Julia and Patricia have access to and share throughout the play is an oasis of intimacy and trust, a space where their complex selves can feel, express, and question freely. This is precisely the space our organization creates for our Buford Highway communities. We establish programs guided by trust — trust that is necessary for community members to share their stories, explore connections to their heritage, and reclaim their narratives in a way that honors their memories and builds dignity and respect for generations to come. If you would like to connect with us online, follow @welovebuhi on all social media platforms. If you would like to listen to our stories you can find our podcast “Voices of a Highway” on all podcast platforms. And if you would like to learn more about our mission and how you can support our work, visit www.welovebuhi.org.

Natalia Garzón Community Engagement and Special Initiatives Director We Love Buford Highway, Inc.

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SYNOPSIS DREAM HOU$E follows two Latina sisters on an HGTV-style reality show who are selling their family home, hoping to capitalize on the gentrification in their “changing neighborhood.” As they perform for the camera, one sister grapples with turmoil in the family’s ancestral past while the other learns how much she’s willing to sacrifice for the family’s future. What is the cultural cost of progress in America—and is cashing in always selling out? DREAM HOU$E is the winner of the 2021/22 Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition.

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ABOUT THE ALLIANCE THEATRE Founded in 1968, the Alliance Theatre is the leading producing theatre in the Southeast, reaching more than 165,000 patrons annually. Under the leadership of Susan V. Booth, Jennings Hertz Artistic Director, the Alliance received the Regional Theatre Tony Award® for sustained excellence in programming, education, and community engagement. In January 2019, the Alliance opened its new, state-of-the-art performance space, The Coca-Cola Stage at Alliance Theatre. Known for its high artistic standards and national role in creating significant theatrical works, the Alliance has premiered more than 116 productions including nine that have transferred to Broadway. The Alliance education department reaches 90,000 students annually through performances, classes, camps, and in-school initiatives designed to support teachers and enhance student learning. The Alliance Theatre values community, curiosity, collaboration, and excellence, and is dedicated to representing Atlanta’s diverse community with the stories we tell, the artists, staff, and leadership we employ, and audiences we serve. www.alliancetheatre.org. OUR MISSION To expand hearts and minds onstage and off. OUR VISION Making Atlanta more connected, curious, and compassionate through theatre and arts education. LAND ACKNOWLEDGMENT In the sincerest efforts to gain further understanding of the history that has brought us to reside on this land and to accept the knowledge that colonialism is a current and ongoing process under which we need to build our mindfulness of our present participation, we hereby acknowledge this native land of the Muscogee Creek Nation.

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boardofdirectors

OFFICERS Chair Jocelyn J. Hunter Immediate Past Chair Lila Hertz Secretary E. Kendrick Smith Treasurer LeighAnn Costley Ex-Officio Hala Moddelmog LIFETIME DIRECTORS Rita Anderson Ken Bernhardt Frank Chew Ann Cramer Linda Davidson Laura Hardman Hays Mershon Richard S. Myrick Helen Smith Price Helen Regenstein Bob Reiser Jane Shivers Ben White BOARD OF DIRECTORS Kristin Adams Kimberly Ajy James Anderson Alba Baylin Kenny Blank Brittany Boals Moeller Terri Bonoff Matthew Bower Laura Brightwell Jeff Cashdan Steve Chaddick Miles Cook LeighAnn Costley Joe Crowley Alison Danaceau Fred Ehlers Reade Fahs Howard Feinsand Andrea Freeman Richard Goerss Lila Hertz Jocelyn Hunter Malvika Jhangiani Anne Kaiser

John Keller Andjela Kessler Lauren Kiefer Jim Kilberg Jesse Killings Mary Jane Kirkpatrick Carrie Kurlander Allegra Lawrence-Hardy Robert Masucci Jean Ann McCarthy Alan McKeon Alan McKnight Dori Miller Hala Moddelmog Phil Moïse Maureen Morrison Allison O’Kelly Victoria Palefsky Paul Pendergrass Jamal Powell Asif Ramji Danielle Reardon Patty Reid Margaret Reiser Matthew Richburg Robyn Roberts Maurice Rosenbaum Kerri Sauer Steve Selig Mital Shah Bill Sleeper H. Bronson Smith E. Kendrick Smith Chandra Stephens-Albright Charlita Stephens Rosemarie Thurston Benny Varzi Rebekah Wasserman Dana Weeks Ugwonali Glenn Weiss Cynthia Widner Wall Todd Zeldin ADVISORY BOARD Advisory Board Co-Chair Laura Hardman Advisory Board Co-Chair Phil H. Moïse Chris Ahrenkiel Kim Ajy Rene Alegria Charmaine Alexander

Joe Alterman Jonathan Arogeti Carrie Ashbee Farideh Azadi Kelli Bennett Jericho Brown Merry Hunter Caudle Farah Clerveau Elizabeth Cooper Gail Crowder Tallia Deljou Anjali Enjeti Jason Feldman Rev. Everett Flanigan Nathan Flint Mary Beth Flournoy Jennifer Foster Karen Foster Lula Gilliam Shauna Grovell Laura Hardman Wendy Heckelman Jason Hoch Elizabeth Hollister Zenith Houston Jim Issa Debby Kelly Robin Kendric Triplett Helen Kim Ho Quinn Leoni Joyce Gist Lewis Andra London Indira Londono Theo Lowe Monica McLlary Jaime McQuilkin Jenna Measroch Nishant Mehta Phil H. Moïse Victoria Necessary Andisheh Nouraee Ade Oguntoye Aixa Pascual Shirley Powell Nancy C. Prager Shannon Price Alexis Rainey Kristin Ray Kat Reynolds Kirk Rich Ryan Roemerman Fred Roselli Kyle Rossilli

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Amanda Shailendra Pastor Beverly Brown Shaw Dan Moss Silverboard Christie Sithiphone Charles Stephens Brian Stoltz Maria Storts Velma C. Tilley Kathy Gillespie Tomajko Ronald J. Tomajko Hilda Tompkins Roxanne Varzi Stuart Wilkinson VOLUNTEER LEADERSHIP PRESIDENT, STARS Andjela Kessler Chairman, Theater Advocates Judy Feldstein Susan Stiefel Chairman, Theater Educators Myra Medlin Faye Windham Chairman, Theater Ushers Edwina Sellan Chairman, Hospitality Susan Stiefel


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Alliance Sponsors are businesses, corporations, and institutions that have supported the work of the Alliance Theatre. We thank them for their generosity and support. $1 Million +

$50,000+

The Coca-Cola Company

R. Howard Dobbs, Jr. Foundation Edgerton Foundation Fulton County Board of Commissioners Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. King & Spalding National Vision Northside Hospital WestRock

$500,000+ Chick-fil-A Foundation Rhonda and Dan Cathy Lettie Pate Evans Foundation

$250,000+ Anonymous The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation WarnerMedia & AT&T Foundation The Goizueta Foundation Helen Gurley Brown Foundation The Home Depot Foundation

$100,000+ The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation The Molly Blank Fund of the Arthur M. Blank Foundation Charles Loridans Foundation Delta Air Lines, Inc. Georgia Natural Gas Invesco QQQ The Kendeda Fund PNC Shubert Foundation The Harold & Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust The David, Helen, and Marian Woodward Fund The Rich Foundation The Zeist Foundation

$25,000+ Alston & Bird Camp-Younts Foundation City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs Georgia Council for the Arts Georgia-Pacific The Imlay Foundation National Endowment for the Arts Northern Trust The Princess Grace Foundation, USA Rotary Education Foundation of Atlanta United Distributors William Randolph Hearst Foundations

Cartoon Network CNP Disney Publishing Do a Good Day Foundation Eversheds Sutherland Frances Wood Wilson Foundation George M. Brown Trust of Atlanta John and Mary Franklin Foundation Jones Day Kile’s Beautiful Mind Foundation The Johnny Mercer Foundation Macy’s Osiason Educational Foundation South Arts Theatre Forward Worldpay US, Inc.

$5,000+ Anonymous Augustine Foundation Lexus Mary Wilmer Covey Charitable Trust

$10,000+ AEC Trust Anonymous Aon Cancer Treatment Centers of America Thalia & Michael C. Carlos Foundation

By attending our theater, you have made a powerful statement about how important the arts are to you. Make another statement of support louder than any standing ovation. Visit alliancetheatre.org and click on Donate. alliancetheatre.org | @alliancetheatre


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Official Hotel

Official Research Partner

government

Major funding for this organization is provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners

This program is supported in part by the Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. GCA also receives support from its partner agency the National Endowment for the Arts.

Major support is provided by the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs.


30 | annualfund Individual, foundation, and corporate donors contribute more than $8 million to the Alliance Theatre so that we are able to present exceptional theater and educational programming to our community. We are deeply grateful for your support. To find out more about the benefits of giving or to make your gift, visit us at alliancetheatre.org/ donate or call 404-733-4710. Listed below are pledges and gifts to the Alliance Theatre Annual Fund from June 1, 2020 – December 31, 2021.

PREMIERE SUPPORT Spotlight $100,000+ The SKK Foundation Spotlight $50,000+ The Antinori Foundation Kathy* & Ken Bernhardt Ms. Stephanie Blank & Mr. David Williams David & Carolyn Gould Doug & Lila Hertz Anne & Mark Kaiser Starr Moore & the James Starr Moore Memorial Foundation The Naserian Foundation Dean DuBose & Bronson Smith Artistic Director’s Circle $35,000+ Barbara & Steve Chaddick Brian & Carrie Kurlander Mr. & Mrs. Doug Ivester Bob & Margaret Reiser Mr. & Mrs. E. Kendrick Smith Chairman’s Circle $25,000+ Roxanne & Jeffrey Cashdan Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Catalfano Ann & Jeff Cramer Katie & Reade Fahs

Jocelyn J. Hunter David & Mary Jane Kirkpatrick Jane & J. Hicks Lanier Phil & Caroline Moïse Allison & Shane O’Kelly Victoria & Howard Palefsky Mr. & Mrs. Asif Ramji Patty & Doug Reid Patricia & Maurice Rosenbaum Rosemarie & David Thurston Ramona & Ben White Amy & Todd Zeldin Leadership Circle $15,000+ Farideh & Al Azadi Foundation Terri Bonoff & Matthew Knopf Susan Booth & Max Leventhal Miles & Nicole Cook Ms. Alison Danaceau & Mr. Tim McKinley Marcia & John Donnell Mr. Fredric M. Ehlers & Mr. David Lile Ellen & Howard Feinsand Doris & Matthew Geller Heidi & David Geller Marsha & Richard Goerss Mr. Wayne S. Hyatt Mr. & Mrs. David E. Kiefer Jesse Killings

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Mr. & Mrs. Barry McCarthy Ms. Evelyn Ashley & Mr. Alan B. McKeon Mr. & Mrs. Angus Morrison Mr. & Mrs. Sean Reardon Matt Richburg Linda & Steve Selig Ms. Mital Shah William & Margarita Sleeper Dr. & Mrs. Dennis Lee Spangler Tim & Maria Tassopoulos Mr. & Mrs. Art Waldrop Director’s Circle $10,000+ Ms. Kristin Adams James Anderson Mr. & Mrs. Thomas J. Asher The Balloun Family Deborah L. Bannworth & Joy Lynn Fields Natalie & Matthew Bernstein Judge JoAnn Bowens Martha & Toby Brooks Franklin & Dorothy Chandler Ezra Cohen Charitable Fund Eve Joy Eckardt Dr. Cynthia J. Fordyce & Sharon Hulette Kim & Ted Greene Malvika Jhangiani Boland & Andrea Lea Jones


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John C. Keller James & Lori Kilberg Dori & Jack Miller Paul Pendergrass & Margaret Baldwin Jamal & Tiffany Powell Wade Rakes & Nicholas Miller Robyn Roberts & Kevin Greiner Mark & Linda Silberman Carol & Ramon Tomé Family Fund Dana & Obi Ugwonali Benny & Roxanne Varzi Waffle House Mark & Rebekah Wasserman Suzy Wilner

Debbie & Lon Neese John & Helen Parker Steve & Tonya Paro Daniel Marks & Keri Powell Mr. & Mrs. Norman J. Radow Mr. George Russell, Jr. & Mrs. Faye SampsonRussell Alan & Cyndy* Schreihofer Lynne & Steve Steindel Charlita Stephens & Delores Stephens Russell B. Still Maria-Ruth Storts Chuck & Lisa Cannon Taylor Leslie Taylor & David Pratt Sheryl & David Winton

Benefactors $5,000+

$2,500+

Anonymous Atlanta Gas Light Foundation Lisa & Joe Bankoff Mr. & Mrs. Roland L. Bates Alba C. Baylin Brian & Jennifer Boutte Lucinda Bunnen Mr. & Mrs. W. Kent Canipe Franklin & Dorothy Chandler LeighAnn & Chad Costley Ann & Jim Curry Linda & Gene Davidson Diane Durgin The Robert S. Elster Foundation Andrea and Jerry Freeman Marvin & Anne Goldstein Dr. & Mrs. John B. Hardman Tad & Janin Hutcheson In honor of Carol Jones Mr. Charles R. Kowal Dr. & Mrs. John Lee Lubo Fund Kristie L. Madara Melanie & S. Alan McKnight, Jr. Burrelle Meeks Mr. & Mrs. Nathan Metzger

Anonymous Dr. & Mrs. Raymond Allen Ellen Arnovitz Kim Boldthen & Carolyn Wheeler Ron & Gayle Breakstone Ron & Lisa Brill Charitable Trust Rita & Ralph Connell Joe Crowley & Phil Mack Brad & Sally Currey Karen & Andrew Ghertner Mr. David F. Golden Ariana L. Hargrave Henry & Etta Raye Hirsch Heritage Foundation Mr. & Mrs. J. Michael Hostinsky Linda & Richard Hubert Jason & Laurie Jeffay Mr. James Kieffer Allegra J. Lawrence-Hardy & Valerie Haughton Raymond & Penelope McPhee Stacia Minton Joan Netzel & John Gronwall Sam & Barbara Pettway Don & Rosalinda Ratajczak

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Ms. Kristin L. Ray Dr. Denise Raynor Mr. Ronald Russell & Mr. Tommy Sweat Jane & Rein Saral Sharon & David Schachter Sam Schwartz & Lynn Goldowski Mr. & Mrs.* Charles B. Shelton III Brian Shively & Jim Jinhong Jane E. Shivers Henry N. & Margaret P. Staats Chandra Stephens-Albright & Warren Albright Susan & Alan* Stiefel Judith & Mark Taylor G. Scott Thompson & Caitlin Way Stan & Velma Tilley Kathy & Ron Tomajko Ms. Kathy Waller & Mr. Kenny Goggins Ms. Cathy Weil The Zaban Foundation $1,500+ Anonymous Mr. & Mrs. George Ajy Mark & Pam Bell Dr. Aubrey Bush & Dr. Carol Bush Candace F. Carson Andrew Childers Melodie H. Clayton Susan & Ed Croft Eric & Laura Curns Kathy & Jason Evans Tim & Tina Eyerly Jody & Michael Feldman Mr. & Mrs. David Felfoldi Andrew & Wendie Fisher Mr. & Mrs. Paul A. Flexner Debbie Frank & Sandy McDonald Sandeep Goyal & Taylor England Mrs. Elaine L. Hentschel Randy & Connie Jones


32 | encore Dr. William A. Kiser David L. Kuniansky Sheri & Steve Labovitz Jennifer Manning Clair & Thomas Muller Galen & Lynn Oelkers Mr. & Mrs. Armond Perkins Peg Petersen Helen M. Regenstein Dr. & Mrs. Fredric Rosenberg Mr. & Mrs. Mark Rosenberg Ms. Donna Schwartz Kashi Sehgal Jane E. Shivers Ann Starr & Kent Nelson Jim & Janie Stratigos Dr. & Mrs. Harry Strothers Ms. Avril Vignos Penn & Sally Wells William & Nancy Yang

$1,000+ John & Lynn Ayers Mr. George T. Baker Ron Bloom & Judith Lyon David Cofrin & Christine Tryba-Cofrin Gail Crowder & Claude Wegscheider Mr. & Mrs. Gregory Giornelli Louise Staton Gunn Drs. Cathie & Hugh Hudson Dennis & Debby Kelly Thomas & Constance Kinnear Sheri & Steve Labovitz Paul & Marcia Meis Anna & Hays Mershon Hala & Steve Moddelmog Amsi Morales-Owens Albert Redd

Lois & Don Reitzes Mr. & Mrs. Chris Rozell Mr. & Mrs. David W. Scheible Rochelle Shinn Jenny Streeter Eric C. Tiegel Wayne & Lee Vason Mr. & Mrs. Glenn Weiss Kiki Wilson Lynne Winship

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ALLIANCE THEATRE MONTHLY SUSTAINER SOCIETY We would like to thank our donors who have committed to giving us a recurring monthly donation to the Alliance Theatre Annual Fund. Join today: www.alliancetheatre.org/sustainer Anonymous Dr. & Mrs. Marshall Abes Mr. Faraz Ahmed Mr. E. Scott Arnold Gaytra D. Arnold Dr. Evelyn R. Babey Mr. & Mrs. John Bauer Ms. Aparna Bhattacharyya & Mr. Paul Nilsson Dr. Deloris Bryant-Booker Jeff Burnham Mr. Brandon Bush Henry Cabaniss Mr. W. Imara Canady Karen & Harold Carney Mr. William Carroll David Cashman Ms. Jacquel Chambers Ms. Sarah K. Chester Ms. Mishelle Cirillo & Ms. Bryan Suttles Mr. Kevin Clift & Mr. Michael Yochelson Ouida Collins Mr. & Mrs. Joe Colonna Elizabeth Corrie Mr. Lawrence R. Cowart Mr. & Mr. Christopher Cox Marge & Gray Crouse Nash Ditmetaroj Derrick Doose Christina Dunn Whitney Fahner Edward Feldstein Martha Fineman Mr. & Mrs. Stanley Fineman Eric Fisher Brenda Fleming

Mr. Ken H. Foskett Christine & Andrew Fry Ms. & Ms. Katie S. Goodman Mr. Bryant D. Gresham & Mr. Alexander Bossert Shauna Grovell Lauren & Jonathan Grunberg Mrs. Jo Ann Haden-Miller & Mr. William Miller Ms. Joy Hambrick Ms. Wynette Hammons Penn Hansa Ms. Lindsey E. Hardegree Ms. Linda L. Hare & Mr. Gerald A. Barth Nancy A. Hatfield Dr. & Mrs. David M. Hill Ms. Becca Hogue Jim Johnson Karen Jones Kelley J. Jordan-Monne Mr. & Mrs. Stephen J. Kalista Mr. Barnabas Kane Ms. Ruth Kanfer Amy & Jeremy King Ms. Lynne Kuhn Sarah Latif Dr. Andrea Lawrence Mr. Darryl E. Lesure & Mrs. Candice Simon-Lesure Ms. Joyce R. Lewis Ms. Karen Lightfoot Ms. Barbara Lincoln & Mr. Gary Rosenshein Ms. Alison Main Ms. Jaime McQuilkin Mr. & Mrs. James Michael Ms. Jeanette M. Morgan

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Victoria Necessary Ms. Ronita Pace Mr. Steve M. Peck Chris J. Peterson Mr. & Mrs. Jonathan K. Peterson Ms. Kendrick Phillips Mr. & Mrs. Marc B. Pickard Jacqueline Powe Ms. Shannon L. Price Mrs. Brenda Pruitt Alexis Rainey M. Corwin Robison Mrs. Peggy Rogers Garey C. Rozier Mr. & Mrs. Peter S. Savitz Barbara Schreiber Eric Schwartz Mr. Tom Slovak & Mr. Jeffery Jones Ms. Carol Smith Chaundra Smith Ms. Janet F. Smith Jennifer Smith Ms. Lynn Stallings Laura Stordy Mrs. Jill Strickland Charles Thompson Ben Warshaw Ms. Caitlin Way Mr. & Mrs. David D. Whitley Mr. & Mrs. Napoleon A. Williams Ms. Janice A. Wolf & Mr. M. Barry Etra Chandra C. Wright Michelle Zinney


34 | matchinggifts&legacysociety MATCHING GIFT COMPANIES Many companies offer a matching gifts program for employees and retirees. You can double, or even triple, your gift at no additional cost to you simply by asking your employer! Think of how much further your donation can go. We would like to thank the following companies who have matched contributions to the Alliance Theatre Annual Fund. To find out more about matching gifts, contact Caitlin Way (caitlin.way@alliancetheatre.org). AIG Corporation American Express Aon Risk Solutions The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation AT&T Bank of America/Merrill Bryan Cave-Powell Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. Chubb Charitable Foundation The Coca-Cola Company Deloitte Equifax Inc. Foundation GE Energy

Georgia Power Goldstein Home Depot Foundation Honda Motor Co. IBM JPMorgan Chase Kimberly-Clark Lynch Macy’s Foundation McDonald’s Corporation McMaster-Carr Supply Microsoft Corporation Norfolk Southern Corporation Prudential Financial

Publix Super Markets Salesforce.com, Inc. Sprint SunTrust Foundation Thrivent Financial for Lutherns Verizon Corporation Wells Fargo Yahoo!

LEGACY SOCIETY Celebrating our supporters who have made a legacy gift to the Alliance Theatre. The Legacy Society celebrates individuals who have made a planned gift to the Alliance Theatre. Making a planned gift is a wonderful way to show your support and appreciation for the Alliance Theatre and its mission, while accommodating your financial, estate planning and philanthropic goals. With smart planning, you may increase the size of your estate and/or reduce the tax burden on your heirs. Just as important, you will know that you have made a meaningful and lasting contribution to the Alliance Theatre. To learn more about the Legacy Society, please contact Caitlin Way at 404-733-4757 or caitlin.way@alliancetheatre.org. Anonymous Rita M. Anderson Roland & Linda Bates Anne & Jim Breedlove Ezra Cohen Ann & Jeffrey Cramer Susan & Edward Croft Sallie Adams Daniel Linda & Gene Davidson Terry and Stacy Dietzler Diane Durgin Elizabeth Etoll Ellen & Howard Feinsand Laura & John Hardman Nancy & Glen Hesler P.J. Younglove Hovey

Lauren & David Kiefer David Kuniansky Virginia Vann* & Ken Large Edith Love* Lauren & John McColskey Anna & Hays Mershon Caroline & Phil Moïse Winifred B. & Richard S. Myrick Victoria & Howard L. Palefsky Armond & Sharon Perkins Jan Pomerantz Helen Regenstein Margaret & Robert Reiser Betty Blondeau-Russell*

Tricia & Neal Schachtel Debbie* & Charles B. Shelton III Jane E. Shivers Roger Smith & Christopher Jones* Lee Harper & Wayne Vason Terri & Rick Western Ramona & Ben White * deceased


THE WOODRUFF CIRCLE Woodruff Circle members have contributed more than $250,000 annually to support the arts and education work of the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and High Museum of Art. We are deeply grateful to these partners who lead our efforts to help create opportunities for enhanced access to the work.

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A Friend of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

$500,000+ A Friend of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra A Friend of the Woodruff Arts Center Bank of America The John W. and Rosemary K. Brown Family Foundation Chick-fil-A Foundation | Rhonda & Dan Cathy The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. The Douglas J. Hertz Family The Home Depot Foundation Sarah and Jim Kennedy SunTrust Trusteed Foundations: Walter H. and Marjory M. Rich Memorial Fund Thomas Guy Woolford Charitable Trust

$250,000+ A Friend of the Woodruff Arts Center Farideh & Al Azadi Foundation The Molly Blank Fund Helen Gurley Brown Foundation Cathy Cousins Foundation The Estate of Catherine Warren Dukehart The Estate of Dr. John W. Gamwell The Goizueta Foundation Estate of Burton M. Gold Mr. and Mrs. James S. Grien Invesco The Marcus Foundation, Inc. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation PNC The Rich Foundation, Inc. UPS WarnerMedia and AT&T Foundation The Zeist Foundation, Inc.


encoreatlanta.com staff ARTISTIC Jennings Hertz Artistic Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Susan V. Booth Producer & Casting Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jody Feldman Director of Diversity, Equity, & Engagement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Daviorr Snipes Distinguished Artist in Residence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pearl Cleage BOLD Artistic Director Fellow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tinashe Kajese-Bolden Associate Producer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Amanda Watkins BOLD Producing Associate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kay Nilest Spelman Leadership Fellows . . . . . . . . . . . . . Raiyon Hunter, Alexis Woodard Spelman Interns . . . . . . . . . . Christina James, A’Shiah N Rachel, Karen Douyon Kenny Leon Intern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vincent Pendarvis II Resident Artist & Allyship Program Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Maya Lawrence Director of Community Partnerships & Engagement . . . . . Rita Kompelmakher Reiser Lab Artists Round 6 . . . . . . . . . . Jake Krakovsky, Jane Foley, Ibi Owolabi, Hannah Church, Julia Appleton, Sarah Newby Halicks, Jaclyn Hoffman, Lee Osorio, Angela Farr Schiller, Rachel Parish Round 7 . . . . . .Skye Passmore, Michelle Pokopac, Amee Vyas, Denise Arribas, Michael Haverty, Jeffrey Zwartjes Production Management Director of Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lawrence Bennett Associate Production Managers . . . . . . . . . . . .Phil Baranski, Courtney O’Neill COVID Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Haylee Scott Costumes Director of Costume Shop and Wardrobe . . . . . . . . . . . . Spencer Henderson Assistant Costume Shop Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Laury Conley Design Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kayli Warner Drapers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tonja Petersen, Cindy Lou Who Craftsmaster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Diana L. Thomas 1st Hands/Stitchers . . . . . . . . Lyudmila Fesenko, Brett Parker, Mary Cruz Torres Wardrobe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hauzia Conyers, Zachary Morrison Wig Master . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lindsey Ewing

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Education Administration & Finance Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dacey Geary Administrative & Adult Program Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert Hindsman Head of Strategic Initiatives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aierelle Jacob Alliance@Work Creative Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . J. Noble Head of Elementary School Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rebecca Pogue Artist in Residence & Teen Programs Manager . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Provenzano Head of Education Advancement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Kristen Silton Youth Programs Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jasmine Thomas Teaching Artists Jae Ahn, Jimez Alexander, Will Amato, Chase Anderson, Jasmine Anthony, Ricardo Aponte, Imani Banks, Kim Bowers-Rheay Baran, Olivia Aston Bosworth, Jared Brodie, Chelsea Brown, Lon Bumgarner, Sara Burris, Dan Caffrey, April Andrew Carswell, Katie Causey, Lina Chambers, Hannah Lake Chatham, Hannah Church, Megan Cramer, Kelly Criss, Nakeisha Daniel, Peyton McDaniel Davis, Theresa Davis, Shelli Delgado, Sarah Donnell, John Doyle, Laurin Dunleavy, Suehyla El-Attar, Amitria Fanae, Shelby Folks, Sharon Foote, Spencer Ford, Daryl Funn, Allison Gardner, Neeley Gossett, Ilasiea Gray, Meg Grey, Amber Hamilton, Meg Harkins, Robert Hindsman, Julissa Sabino Hobbs, Deja Holmes, Renita James, Meg Johns, Kendra Johnson, Carole Kaboya, Ashe Kazanjian, Chris Lane, Maya Lawrence, Antonia LeChe, Anja Lee, Kathleen Link, Amy Lucas, Ansley Lynn, Christian Magby, Barry Stewart Mann, Cara Mantella, Gloria Martin, Mari Martinez, Dalyla McGee, Candy McLellan, Karin Mervis, Erika Miranda, Mary Moccia, Courtney Moors-Hornick, Amanda Wansa Morgan, Jenna Jackson Morris, Kevin Moxley, Audrey Myers, JD Myers, Patrick Myers, Amor Owens, Mary Michael Patterson, Tafee Patterson, Sydney Patton, Zuri Petteway, Rebecca Pogue, Michelle Pokopac, Samantha Provenzano, V Reibel, Morgan Rysdon, Daniela Santiago, Riley Schatz, Erin Schaut, Avery Sharpe, Caitlin Slotnick, Alexandria Joy Smith, Lucy Smith, Taryn Spires, Destiny Stancil, Autumn Stephens, LeeAnna Lambert Sweatt, Megan Tabaque, Jasmine Thomas, Callie Timme, Sariel Toribio, Ebony Tucker, Julia VanderVeen, Jeremy Varner, José Miguel Vasquez, Rachel Wansker, Megan Wartell, Andrea Washington, Davia Weatherill, Ayana Williams, Jay Williams, Vallea Woodbury, Melissa Word

Electrics Associate Director of Lighting and Projection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Joy Diaz Lighting Design Consultant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ernesto Gomez Staff Electricians . . . . . . . . Steve Jordan, Gabrielle Drum, Benjamin Strickland

Teen Ensemble Members Zariyah Allen, Ugo Anyanwutaku, Nathan Bell, Caroline Brown, Isabella Cavienss, Da’Quan Cooney, Nicole Cortes, Xavier Doyle, Nick Fargar, Emma Kate Farlow, Khala Flemister, Zariya Hargett, Jude Harris, Kai Hornbeck, Samyukta Iyer, Varun Kashyap, LaNiyah Kelly, Abigail Kirk, Chloe Lomax, Alexander Lopez, Naia Morgan, Cady Wells

Properties Director of Theatrical Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Suzanne Cooper Morris Props Artisan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bruce Butkovich Props Artisan/Buyer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kimberly Townsend Props Artisan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Kathryn Andries

Managing Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mike Schleifer Company Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Laura Thruston Assistant Company Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Thomas D. Powell

Scenery Technical Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ruth Richardson Assistant Technical Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jason Gottlieb Shop Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patrick Conley Buyer/Lead Welder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rigel Powell Auto Lead . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chris Seifert Carpenters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Amy Jackson, Marlon Wilson, Charles Bedell Charge Scenic Artist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kat Conley Scenic Artist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brianna Bass Sound Resident Sound Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Clay Benning Production Sound Engineer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michelle Jarvis Sound Engineers . . . . . . Emma Mouledoux, Holly O’Reagan, Graham Schwartz Stage Management Resident Stage Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Liz Campbell Stage Managers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jayson T. Waddell, Rodney Williams Stage Management Fellow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shaina Pierce Stage Management Production Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Amanda Perez Stage Operations Stage Operations Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scott Bowne Assistant Stage Operations Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kate Lucibella Flyman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Willie Palmer Parks Automation Stagehand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Victor Mouledoux Jr. Crew Chief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bryan Perez

EDUCATION Dan Reardon Director of Education & Associate Artistic Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Christopher Moses Naserian Foundation Head of Early Childhood Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hallie Angelella Head of Youth & Family Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Olivia Aston Bosworth Administration & Education Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elecia Crowley Head of Secondary Curriculum & Partnerships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Liz Davis

MANAGEMENT

Administration & Finance Director of Finance & Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brian Shively Accounting Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Julie Hall Accounts Payable Specialist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kenterill Boden Senior Data Analyst . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Christina Dresser Management Associate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Savannah Cathers Management Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jessica Charlton Development Director of Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Trent Anderson Associate Director of Development, Individual Giving . . . . . . . . . . Caitlin Way Associate Director, Strategic Institutional Advancement . . . . . Collins Desselle Manager, Annual Fund & Donor Relations . . . . . . . . . Lindsay Ridgeway-Baierl Manager, Donor Experience & Community Engagement . . . . . . . . . . Jo Lopez Development Coordinator for Board Relations & Special Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kailan Daugherty Sales Director of Sales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Danielle Hicks Membership Services Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Corey L. Smith Box Office Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Donny Codden Hertz Stage Lead . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . James G. Smith Season Ticket Concierge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ken McNeil Season Tickets Associate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ethan Padgett Membership Sales Associate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Quintara Johnson Group Sales Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jocelyn Rick Marketing Director of Marketing & Communications . . . . . . . . . . . . Kathleen Covington Associate Creative Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Talia Bromstad Marketing Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ashley Elliott Social Media Manager & Content Producer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aniska Tonge Marketing & Public Relations Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mashaun D. Simon Lead Front of House Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brittany Mangham House Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robyn E. Sutton-Fernandez Part Time House Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Barbara O’Haley



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