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Staff


Artistic Director | Peter C. Brosius

Managing Director | Kimberly Motes

Executive Assistant | Jen Johnsen

Artistic

The Acting Company | Gerald Drake, Dean Holt, Rajané Katurah, Autumn Ness, Reed Sigmund

Music Director | Victor Zupanc

Performing Apprentice | Rue Norman

Production

Director of Production | Ellen Baker 

Production Stage Manager | Jenny R. Friend   

Stage Managers | Kathryn Sam Houkom, Todd Kalina, Stacy McIntosh, Nate Stanger, Chris Schweiger   

Howard University Stage Management Fellow | Cortney Gilliam

Production Management Fellow | Tina Hermosillo

Student Actor Supervisor | Bridget Brooks   

UnitedHealth Group Master Stage Carpenter | Ann Segar Snyder   

Cargill Master Stage Carpenter | Charles Fillmore

Run Crew | Jeremy Ellarby, Pam Humphrey, Melissa Johnson, Andrea Krist, Rick A. McAllister, and David Pisa

Technical Director | Adriane L. Heflin

Assistant Technical Director | Kelly Pursley   

Master Carpenter | Bradley Holmes   

Carpenter/Drafter | Paul Barnes

Carpenters/Welders | Matt Arcand, Steve Kath, Dan Norman, Kris Paulson   

Charge Artist | Mary Novodvorsky 

Costume Director | Amy Kitzhaber   

Cutter/Drapers | Mary Gore, Alexandra Gould  

First Hands | Carol Lane, Jody Rosquist   

Crafts Artisans | Randy J. Rowoldt  

Painter/Dyer/Crafts Artisan | Mattie Ernst   

Head Wig & Make-Up Artisan | Emma Gustafson  

Wardrobe Supervisor | Andi Soehren   

Wardrobe Assistant | Jennifer Probst, Emily Jannusch  

Props Director | Sue Brockman   

Props Artisans | Katie Albright, Christopher Engstrom, Amy J. Reddy   

Lighting & Video Director | Matthew Gross   

Master Electrician | David A. Horn   

Staff Electrician | Carl Schoenborn   

Light Board Operator | Steven Bates   

Sound Director | Sten Severson   

Master Sound Engineer/UnitedHealth Group Stage Sound Board Operator | Rick Berger   

Cargill Stage Sound Board Operator | Sean Healey

Deck Audio Technician | Ryan Healey

Education

Director of Education | Ann Joseph-Douglas

Theatre Arts Training Manager | Amanda Espinoza

School Engagement Coordinator | Karli Jenkins

Resident Teaching Artist | Kiko Laureano

Education Fellow | Claire Chenoweth

Neighborhood Bridges Founder | Jack Zipes

ACT One

Director of Community Partnerships and Inclusion | Michael Winn

LGBTQ Community Liaison | Cat Hammond

ASL Interpreters | Elly Carpenter, Cheryl Fielitz, Lauri Krouse, Jules Lehto, Elizabeth Bonderson, Evonne Bilotta-Burke, Laura Becker, Tracy Villinski

Audio Describers | Elana Centor, Connie Fullerman, Rick Jacobson, Laurie Pape Hadley, Laura Wiebers

Administration

Director of Plays for New Audiences | Deb Sherrer

Facility Systems Manager | Anthony White

Safety and Security Supervisor | Adam Scarpello

Safety and Security Associates | Anna Fremont, Aster Kander, Jack Stetler, and Jori Walton

 

Human Resources

Director of Human Resources | Andrew Robertson

 

Finance 

Director of Finance | Jill Jensen

Payroll and Benefits Administrator | Senait Asfaha

Accounting Associate | Libbie Bonnett

Development

Director of Development | Katie Nelsen, CFRE   

Associate Director of Development, Institutional Giving | Jill Underwood   

Associate Director of Development, Individual Giving | Sarah Marrs, CFRE   

Donor Communications and Special Events Manager | Suzy Q. Piper   

Corporate Engagement Manager | Ranosha Coffelt

Marketing & Communications

Director of Marketing and Communications | Chad Peterson   

Senior Communications Manager | Melissa Ferlaak   

Marketing Manager | Regina Hanson   

Design & Digital Manager | Kaitlin Randolph

Marketing and Design Fellow | Adán Varela

Audience Services

Tessitura System Administrator | Leif Jurgensen   

Ticket Operations Manager | Meghan Sherer   

Ticket Office Supervisor | Annie Crepeau

Ticket Office Associates | Lukas Brasher-Fons, Laura Bretheim, Esteban Rodriguez, Brittany Ottum, Sarah Lockwood, Andrew Rosendorf, Clifton Lovaloy, Stella Gatzke, Carrington Nowak   

Patron Experience Manager | Josephine Yang

Front of House Performance Supervisors | Gwendolyn Glessner, Katie Johns, Tess Rada    

Front of House Associates | Marion Anderson, Stephanie Bertumen, Meg Breithaupt, Katherine Collins, Anna Fremont, Patti Gaurkee, Meghann Masters, Sara Klaphake, Suzie Robinson, Rebekkah Schultz, Genia Voitsekhovskaya, Jori Walton, Chris Wik   

Acting Company


Children’s Theatre Company is one of few professional regional theatres to employ a full-time professional resident acting company. CTC’s accomplished acting company is comprised of Gerald Drake, Dean Holt, Rajane Katurah, Autumn Ness, and Reed Sigmund. 

CTC acting company members, all members of Actors Equity Association, were hand-selected for their talent and versatility and are cast in CTC productions throughout the season.  

Board of Directors


Officers: 

Chair: Todd Noteboom | Partner, STINSON LLP 

Vice Chair: Joe Keeley | Founder, College Nannies, Sitters & Tutors 

Vice Chair: Silvia Perez | Vice President and General Manager, 3M – Medical Solutions Division

Vice Chair: Meredith Tutterow | Chief Commercial Officer, CURiO Brands

Secretary: Morgan Burns | Partner, Faegre Drinker

Treasurer: Doug Parish | Community Leader 

  

Members: 

Stef Adams | Principal, Director of Client Service and Marketing, Peregrine

Kelly Baker | Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, Pentair  

Tomme Beevas | CEO, Pimento Jamaican Kitchen and Pimento Relief Services

Ellen Bendel-Stenzel, MD | Senior Associate Consultant Neonatal Medicine, Mayo Clinic

Rob Birdsong | Managing Director, Accenture

Michael Blum | Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, STANLEY Security, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.

Amanda Brinkman | Chief Brand and Communications Officer, Deluxe Corporation

Rob Cain | Partner, McKinsey & Company

Joe Carroll | Senior Vice President, Enterprise Process Solutions and Technology & Operations Services Strategy 

Jodi Chu | Chief Financial Officer, Chu Vision Institute

Pete Diessner | President, Kraus-Anderson Realty and Development Cos.

Amol Dixit | Owner and Founder, Hot Indian Foods  

Lucy Clark Dougherty | Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Polaris Industries 

Ben Eklo | Chief Financial Officer, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement, UnitedHealthcare

 

 

Meredith Englund | Vice President, Water Partnerships, ECOLAB

Bob Frenzel | President and Chief Operating Officer, Xcel Energy

Kathy Ganley | Director, Mason Lane Art Advisor

John W. Geelan | General Counsel and Secretary, Piper Sandler

Andy Gorski | Vice President of Brand, Segment and Promotional Marketing, Best Buy

Conor Green | Partner, TT Capital Partners

Lili Hall | President and CEO, KNOCK, Inc.

Maria Hemsley | Community Leader 

Andy Ho | Principal, Deloitte

Hoyt Hsiao | President and CEO, Shaw-Lundquist Associates, Inc.

Dominic Iannazzo | Partner, Strategy and Transactions, Ernst & Young

Kate Kelly | Regional President, Minnesota, PNC Bank

Chad Larsen | Partner, Realtor, Berg Larsen Group of Coldwell Banker Burnet

Anne M. Lockner | Partner, Robins Kaplan LLP

Mary Loeffelholz | Vice President, Airport Customer Service, MSP, Delta

Trisha London | Community Leader

Kelly Miller | Executive Director, J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Sonny Miller | Partner, Dorsey & Whitney

George Montague | Nuwellis, Inc., Chief Financial Officer

Jeb Myers | President, Cristo Rey Jesuit High School

Thor Nelson | Chief Operating Officer, Aspen Waste

Nnamdi Njoku | President, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Medtronic

Amanda Norman | Community Leader

Angela Pennington | Community Leader

Maria Reamer | Community Leader

Craig Samitt | ITO Advisors, CEO and Founder

Chris Schermer | CEO, SCHERMER

Noreen Sedgeman | Shareholder, Winthrop & Weinstine

Wendy Skjerven | Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Group General Counsel, Travelers

Dr. Anne Stavney | Head of School, The Blake School

Steve Thompson | Community Leader

David Van Benschoten | Shareholder, The Advocate Group

Adebisi Wilson | Partner, Ward & Wilson, P.C.

Erik Wordelman | Partner, Spencer Stuart

Kashi Yoshikawa | Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo

Mike Zechmeister | Chief Financial Officer, C.H. Robinson

  

Lifetime Board Members: 

Mary Lou Dasburg 

Topsy Simonson