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Artistic Director | Peter C. Brosius

Interim Managing Director | Steven J. Thompson

Executive Assistant | Jen Johnsen


Associate Artistic Director/Director of Equity and Community Partnerships | Michael Winn

The Acting Company | Gerald Drake, Dean Holt, Autumn Ness, Janely Rodriguez, Reed Sigmund

Music Director | Victor Zupanc

Casting Director | Raiyon Hunter

Performing Apprentices | Antonisia (Nisi) Collins, Keegan Robinson


Director of Production | Ellen Baker 

Associate Production Manager/Company Manager | Kyia Britts 

Production Management Fellow | Anna M. Schloerb   

Production Stage Manager | Jenny R. Friend   

Stage Managers | Taylor Engel, Z Makila, Dylan Nicole Martin, Stacy McIntosh, Kenji Shoemaker, Nate Stanger   

Stage Management Fellow | Janae Lorick

Student Actor Supervisor | Janely Rodriguez   

UnitedHealth Group Head Stage Carpenter | Charles Fillmore  

Cargill Head Stage Carpenter | Melissa Johnson

Run Crew | Taylor Engel, Melissa Johnson, Evangelen Lee, Eric Lucas, Rick A. McAllister, David Pisa, Nicholas Prax

Technical Director | Adriane L. Heflin

Assistant Technical Director | Kelly Pursley   

Head Carpenter | Bradley Holmes   

Carpenter/Drafter | Adam Terry

Carpenters/Welders | Matt Arcand, Steve Kath, Kris Paulson, Julia Reisinger   

Charge Artist | Mary Novodvorsky 

Scenic Artist | Lizzie Tredinnick

Costume Director | Amy Kitzhaber   

Costume Assistant | Lucie Biros

Cutter/Drapers | Mary Gore, Alexandra Gould  

First Hands | Carol Lane, Jody Rosquist   

Crafts Artisan | Celia Kasberg

Painter/Dyer/Crafts Artisan | Michele Lanci

Head of Wigs, Hair, & Makeup | Andrea Moriarity  

UnitedHealth Group Stage Wardrobe Head | Andi Soehren   

Wardrobe Assistants | Jennifer Probst, Emily Jannusch, Julia Kugler 

Props Director | Sue Brockman   

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

Lighting & Video Director | Matthew Gross   

Head Electrician | David A. Horn   

Staff Electrician | Carl Schoenborn  

Light Board Programmer/Operator | Jeremy Ellarby

Electricians | Mark Kieffer, Paul Epton  

Sound Director | TBD   

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

Cargill Stage Sound Board Engineer/Operator | Sean Healey

Deck Audio Technician | Ryan Healey


Director of Education | Ann Joseph-Douglas

Theatre Arts Training Manager | Amanda Espinoza

School Engagement Coordinator | Claire Bancroft Loos

Resident Teaching Artists | Johanna Gorman-Baer and Kiko Laureano

Education Administrative Associate | Carson Uthe

Teaching Artists | Sarah Arnold, Hannah Bakke, Claire Chenoweth, Maggie Cramer, Laura Delventhal, Bre’Elle Erickson, Talia Fittante, Alex Hagen, Wesley Hortenbach, Andrew Fleser, Megan Kelly Hubbell, Linda Talcott Lee, Natavia Lewis, Ben Lorhberg, Xan Mattek, Jeffrey Nolan, Hawken Paul, Marley Ritchie, Dominic Delong-Rogers, Sara Sawyer, Jesse Schmitz-Boyd, Jen Scott, Eli Sibley, Mason Tyer, Willis Weinstein, Christina Zappa


Associate Artistic Director/Director of Equity and Community Partnerships | Michael Winn

Artistic and Equity Coordinator | April Crowley

ASL Interpreters | Cheryl Fielitz, Jules Lehto

Audio Describers | Elana Center, Connie Fullmar, Laurie Pape Hadley, Laura Wiebers


Chief Operating Officer | Ryan French

Facility Systems Manager | Anthony White

Day Porter | Alex Itzep

Safety and Security Supervisor | Adam Scarpello

Safety and Security Team Lead | Jori Walton

Safety and Security Associates | Elliott Heerman, Aster Kander


Human Resources

Director of Human Resources | Andrew Robertson



Director of Finance | Jill Jensen

Payroll and Benefits Administrator | Anna Wienke

Accounting Associate | Sara Klaphake


Patron Services

Patron Experience Manager | Mon Cherie Chandler

Front of House Performance Supervisors | Gwendolyn Glessner, Sara Klaphake, Molly Sullivan, Jori Walton

Concessions Leads | Linnea Dahlquist, Asher de Forest, Rebekkah Schultz     

Front of House Associates | Marion Anderson, Wren Clinefelter, Shayla Courteau, Sarah Dayer, Em Engler, Maz Her, Ash Higbee, Carter Jensen, Basil Matthes, Lily McCann, Emery McElin, Sophia Nelson, Ella Rios, Suzanna Robinson, Devon Smith, Aiden Stark-Wolff, Genia Voitsekhovskaya, Ashely Wims



Director of Development | Katie Nelsen, CFRE   

Associate Director of Development, Institutional Giving | Jill Underwood   

Senior Manager, Stewardship and Events | Suzy Q. Piper   

Corporate Engagement Manager | Ranosha Coffelt

Annual Fund Manager | Vera Lochtefeld

Development Data Assistant | Katlyn Moser

Development Fellow | Dorothy Vang

Marketing & Communications

Director of Marketing and Communications | Chad Peterson   

Associate Director of Communications | Jonathan White

Associate Director of Marketing | Julia Nicholas

Content, Design, & Digital Manager | Kaitlin Randolph

Digital Marketing Coordinator | Mallory Jacobson

Design & Digital Assistant | Adán Varela

Design & Digital Assistant | Ryan Brook

Ticketing Services

Tessitura Systems Administrator | Lauren Edson

Ticket Office Manager | Joshua Vosberg

Ticket Office Supervisors | Andrew Gaffney, Theodore Kidd

Ticket Office Associates | Tyler Anderson, Kate Bonnett, Lukas Brasherfons, Mia Lawrence, Charles Markell Evans-Anderson, Lior Perlmuter, Esteban Rodriguez

Plays for New Audiences

Director of Plays for New Audiences | Karli Twedten

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, Autumn Ness, Janely Rodriguez, 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


Chair: Silvia M. Perez | President & General Manager, 3M, Commercial Solutions Division

Vice Chair: Stefanie Adams | Principal, Director of Client Service and Marketing, Peregrine  

Vice Chair: Steven J. Thompson, Vice Chair | Community Leader, NorthStar Healthcare Advisors 

Vice Chair: Adebisi Wilson | Partner, Ward & Wilson, P.C.     

Treasurer: George Montague | Community Leader

Secretary: John W. Geelan | General Counsel & Secretary, Piper Sandler Companies  



Kelly A. Baker | Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, Thrivent 

Tomme Beevas | Founder and Chief Strategic Officer, Pimento Jamaican Kitchen  

Michael J. Blum | VP and General Counsel, Securitas Technology North America  

Kwadwo Boadi-Aboagye | Director, Eleven Eleven Development  

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

Scott Cummings | Market Development Director, Accenture 

Tami R. Diehm | President and Shareholder, Winthrop & Weinstine 

Peter Diessner | Chief Executive Officer, Kraus-Anderson Companies

Danielle Duzan | Vice President, Human Resources, Polaris 

Ben Eklo | Chief Financial Officer, UnitedHealthcare Medicare and Retirement  


Meredith Englund | Founder and CEO, Camperoni

Jean Freeman | Principal and CEO, Zambezi  

Betsy Frost | CEO, Hoplark Brands 

Andy Gorski | Community Leader

Conor Green | Partner, TT Capital Partners  

Lili Hall | President and CEO, KNOCK, Inc.  

Maria Hemsley | Community Leader  

Tom Matson | Senior Partner, Korn Ferry  

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

Sonny Miller | Partner, Dorsey & Whitney  

Andy Ho | Principal, Deloitte  

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

Dominic Iannazzo | Partner, Ernst & Young LLP 

Bill Johnson | Community Leader  

Kate T. Kelly | Regional President, Minnesota, PNC Bank 

Ellen Krug | Founder and President, Human Inspiration Works, LLC 

Chad M. Larsen | Realtor, Berg Larsen Group of Coldwell Banker Realty  

Mary Loeffelholz | Co-proprietor, Dampfwerk Distillery 

Trisha London | Community Leader and Counselor, Crisis Text Line 

Wendy Mahling | Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary & Securities and Corporate Law, Ameriprise Financial  

Jeb A. Myers | Interim-President, Cristo Rey Tampa Salesian High School  

Nnamdi Njoku | President, Sports Medicine, ZimmerBiomet 

Todd Noteboom | Litigation Attorney & Partner, Stinson LLP  

Melissa Ostrom | Vice President, Controller, Xcel Energy 

Doug Parish | Community Leader 

Angela Pennington | Community Leader  

Josh Peterson | Community Leader  

Maria Wagner Reamer | Community Leader  

Donald-Stephen Porter | Managing Director Sector Portfolio Manager/Analyst, Winslow Capital 

Craig E. Samitt, M.D. | Managing Director, ITO Advisors  

Chris Schermer | President, SCHERMER   

Hillery Shay | Vice President Marketing & Communications, Children’s Minnesota 

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

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

Tanya M. Taylor | SVP, General Counsel, Tepper Sports and Entertainment 

David Van Benschoten | Shareholder, The Advocate Group  

Hannah Yankelevich | Partner, McKinsey & Co.  

Kashi Yoshikawa | Senior Regional Investment Manager, Wells Fargo Private Bank 


Lifetime Board Members 

Mary Lou Dasburg  

Topsy Simonson