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Our People

Board of Directors

Howard Tenenbaum
Chair

Patricia Kiernan Applegate
Beth Behrs
Dr. Gene D. Block
Kevin Bright
Harold A. Brown
Gil Cates Jr.
Executive Director
Mary Ann Cloyd
Merle Dandridge
Dr. Brad Edgerton
Mark Fleischer
Sue Fleishman
Patricia L. Glaser

Adi Greenberg
Vice Chair
Arthur Greenberg
Martha Henderson
Chair Emeritus
Loretta Everett Kaufman
Carla Malden
Brian Mann
Barry Meyer
Danny Passman
Holly Rice
Pamela Robinson
Chair Emeritus

Linda Bernstein Rubin
Teri Schwartz
Matt Shakman
Artistic Director
Richard Sherman
Fred Specktor
Cynthia P. Stafford
Kimberly Steward
Marc Weinstock
Kevin Wynn

Founding Trustees

Kirsten Combs
Robert A. Daly
David Geffen
Herbert M. Gelfand
Chair Emeritus
Quincy Jones
Jeffrey Katzenberg
Glorya Kaufman

Ginny Mancini
Frank Mancuso
Chair Emeritus
Ron Meyer
Jerry Moss
Bruce M. Ramer
Founding Chair
Victoria Mann Simms

Andy Spahn
Steven Spielberg
Steve Tisch
Dr. Charles E. Young
Chair Emeritus

In Memoriam

Gilbert Cates
Founder
Marcia Israel-Curley

Audrey Skirball Kenis
Charles Kenis
Karl Malden

Jerry Perenchio
Edie Wasserman
Lew Wasserman

Legal Counsel

Peter Rosen

Latham & Watkins LLP

Advisory Board

Miranda Tollman
Chair
Stephanie Carson
Lori Collins
Ellyce R. Cooper
Debra Davis
Ann Gianopulos

Priscila Giraldo
Kirsten Hansen
Eric Heer
Laura Kennedy
Wendy Kurtzman
Hanna Linkenhoker

Tiffany Mayberry
John McCrite
Eric Rollins
Allen Shay
John Sonego
Laurie Ziegler

Administration

Gil Cates, Jr. Executive Director 310.208.6500 x103
Behnaz Ataee Chief Financial Officer 310.208.6500 x154
Peter Banachowski Senior Accountant & Financial Analyst 310.208.6500 x143
Nova George Staff Accountant & Payroll Specialist 310.208.6500 x106
Clay Dzygun Office Coordinator 310.208.6500 x103
Marguerite Harris Receptionist 310.208.6500 x100

Artistic

Matt Shakman Artistic Director
Amy Levinson Associate Artistic Director
Daniel Ionazzi Producer 310.208.6500 x155
Phyllis Schuringa, CSA Artistic Associate / Casting Director 310.208.6500 x125
Young Ji Associate Producer / Company Manager 310.208.6500 x105
Rachel Wiegardt-Egel Manager of New Play Development 310.208.6500 x120
Kristopher Karcher Literary & Casting Assistant
Natalie Epstein Literary Intern

Production

Isaac Katzanek Production Manager
Jill Barnes Production Office Manager 310.208.6500 x116
Evan Friedman Technical Director 310.208.6500 x145
Patrick Squibb Assistant Technical Director 310.208.6500 x117
Aidan Welch Assistant Technical Director
Alex Norkus Gil Cates Theater Stage Supervisor
Tyler Brogla Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater Stage Supervisor
Rich Gilles Properties Master 310.208.6500 x150
James Grabowski House Sound Supervisor 310.208.6500 x194
Jake Delgado Associate House Sound Supervisor
Ramine Ameli Lighting and Projections Supervisor 310.208.6500 x124
Brandon Paul Production Electrician
Brian Gowen Production Electrician
Liz Rose Wardrobe Supervisor 310.208.6500 x118

Development

Regina Miller Chief Development Officer 310.208.6500 x112
Ellen Catania Senior Vice President of Development 310.208.6500 x113
Jessica Brusilow Rollins Director of Education Partnerships & Donor Relations 310.208.6500 x141
Jamie Mikelich Director of Individual Giving 310.208.6500 x128
Mark San Filippo Director of Donor Stewardship 310.208.6500 x146
Christine Drew Benjamin Development Manager 310.208.6500 x195
Austin Merrill

Education

Jennifer Zakkai Director of Education & Community Engagement 310.208.6500 x158
Joannarae Ibañez Manager of School & Community Programs 310.208.6500 x142
Brian Allman Manager of Theater Education 310.208.6500 x151
Celia Rivera Community Engagement Coordinator 310.208.6500 x202
Brian Majestic Veterans Project Coordinator

TEACHING ARTISTS

Jake Arky, Darien Battle, Anniwaa Buachie, Ramy El-Etreby, Lyssa Deehan, David Guerra, Robert Paterno, Carissa Pinckney, Tara Ricasa, Celia Rivera, Jessica Winward

Marketing & Communications

Patrick Brown Director of Marketing 310.208.6500 x110
Zenon Dmytryk Director of Communications 310.208.6500 x159
Karen Gutierrez Director of Advertising & Audience Development 310.208.6500 x111
Brian Dunning Director of Content & Creative 310.208.6500 x122
Zack Hamra Associate Director of Audience Services & Ticketing 310.208.6500 x131
Kevin O'Brien Marketing Manager 310.208.6500 x127
Georgia Arnold Social Media & Communications Associate 310.208.6500 x191
Ramon Garcia Video Producer 310.208.6500 x201
Wendell Pascual Production Artist 310.208.6500 x203
Janice Bernal Box Office Manager
Alyssa Tyson Box Office Manager
Celia Rivera Assistant Box Office Manager
Sue Fleishman Communications Consultant
Theater Direct Outbound Sales 818.334.2759

BOX OFFICE STAFF

Clifton Adams, Kelsey Arlington, Vaneh Assadourian, Rebecca Connolly, Jaime Dawson, Lexy McAvinchey, Sam Peurach, Jonathan Ramos, Cameron Reck, Bryn Woznicki

Information Technology

Karim Bouzzit System Administrator 310.208.6500 x129

Front of House

Jeni Pearsons Director of Special Events 310.208.6500 x123
Mel Yonzon Front of House Manager 310.208.6500 x115
Amy Farkas Lead Concierge
Sigourney Chin House Manager
Anya Pryjmack House Manager
Madison Shamoun House Manager
Austin Merrill
Rob Mersola Bar Manager & Mixologist 310.208.6500 x193
Adam Carr Bar Captain 310.208.6500 x193
Manuel Mayorga Weekend Bar Manager

USHERS

Katherine Banos, Ryan Brophy, Lucas Gust, Elza Hofeld, Lucy Houlihan, Otniel Henig, Fiona Leahy, Hunter Lowdon, Olivia Lowe, Robert Mahaffie, Austin Merrill, Sidne Phillips, Brandon Root, Remy Soloman, Chuck Soo-Hoo, Charmee Taylor, Caragh Tiernan, Robin Vega, Emir Yonzon


BARTENDER/EVENT STAFF

Skylar Adams, Brenda Davidson, Sarah Drescher, Lauren Hargrave, Nick Marini, Ryan Turner

Facilities Management

Miguel Del Castillo Facility Manager 310.208.6500 x114
Mario Santillian-Perez Custodial
Juan Carlos Umana Cleaning Custodial
Camerina Martinez Cleaning Custodial