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Staff

Fisher Center

Artistic Director and Chief Executive
Gideon Lester

Executive Producer and Chief Operating Officer

Aaron Mattocks

ADMINISTRATION

Thomas Flynn, Director of Finance and Administration
Rachael Gunning ’19, Finance and Administration Associate
Paul Laibach, Manager, Technical Services
Kayla Leacock, Hiring/Special Projects Manager
Nicholas Reilingh, Database and Systems Manager
Eva Weber, Finance and Administration Associate
Becca Cosenza, Executive Assistant

ARTISTIC PLANNING AND PRODUCING

Jason Collins, Producer
Carter Edwards, Programs and Partnerships Manager
Madeleine Reilly ’22, Producing Assistant

DEVELOPMENT

Debra Pemstein, Vice President for Development and Alumni/ae Affairs
Alessandra Larson, Director of Institutional Advancement and Strategy
Kieley Michasiow-Levy, Senior Individual Giving Manager
Caroline Ryan, Development Operations Coordinator
Jessica Wolf, Associate Director of Development

GENERAL MANAGEMENT

Shannon Csorny, General Manager
Jess Webber, Producing Operations Manager

Environmental Services
Bill Cavanaugh,
Environmental Specialist
Drita Gjokaj, Environmental Specialist 

Facilities
Carmine Covelli, Facility Operations and Safety Manager
Ray Stegner, Building Operations Manager
Hazaiah Tompkins ’19, Building Operations Coordinator

MARKETING AND AUDIENCE SERVICES

David Steffen, Director of Marketing and Audience Services
Angelina Bell, Box Office Supervisor
Emily Berge-Thielmann, Box Office Supervisor
Brittany Brouker, Marketing Manager
Mary Douglas ’23, Senior Assistant House Manager
Maria Giovanetti ’23, Box Office Supervisor
Joel Guahnich ’24, Assistant House Manager
Michael Hofmann VAP ’15, Audience and Member Services Manager
Asa Kaplan ’23, Associate House Manager
Elyse Lichtenthal, House Manager
Lucas Ondak ’24, Assistant House Manager
Sarah Nalty ’24 Assistant House Manager
Garrett Sager HRA ’23, Assistant Marketing Manager
Aida Sidhoum ’24, Assistant House Manager
Paulina Swierczek VAP ’19, Audience and Member Services Assistant Manager
Courtney Williams, Box Office Supervisor

Communications
Mark Primoff, Associate Vice President of Communications
Amy Murray, Videographer

Publications
Mary Smith, Director of Publications
Jenna Obrizok, Production Manager

PRODUCTION

Jared Goldstein, Director of Production
Dávid Bánóczi-Ruof ’22, Production Administrator

Audio
Lex Morton, Audio Supervisor
Duane Lauginiger, Head Audio Engineer

Costumes & Wardrobe
Moe Schell, Costume Supervisor
Parker Nelson, First Hand
Sara Sa, Assistant Costume Shop Manager
Soph Smith, First Hand/Dresser

Lighting
Josh Foreman, Lighting Supervisor
Walli Daniels, Electrician
Nick Hawrylko, Head Electrician

Orchestra
Stephen Dean, Orchestra Production Manager
Grace Anne, Orchestra Stage Manager
LJ McCaw, Orchestra Stage Manager
Nora Rubenstone ’11, Associate Orchestra Production Manager

Scenic 
Rick Reiser, Technical Director
Zoe Barash, Carpenter
Sam Dickson ’19, Carpenter
Eric Leary, Assistant Technical Director
Maggie McFarland ’21, Props Coordinator
Mike Murphy, Carpenter
Hick Renadette, Head Rigger/Flyperson
Michael Risio, Carpenter
Sean Walsh, Carpenter

 

Video
Kat Pagsolingan, Video Supervisor
John Gasper, Video Engineer
Will Oliva, Video Engineer
May Pocsy ’22, Assistant Video Engineer

THEATER & PERFORMANCE AND DANCE PROGRAMS

Jennifer Lown, Program Administrator
Sabrina Sa, Artistic and Administrative Assistant

Bard Music Festival

Executive Director
Irene Zedlacher

Artistic Directors
Leon Botstein
Christopher H. Gibbs

Associate Director
Raissa St. Pierre ’87

Scholars in Residence 2024

Francesca Brittan
Sarah Hibberd

Program Committee 2024

Byron Adams
Leon Botstein
Francesca Brittan
Christopher H. Gibbs
Sarah Hibberd
Richard Wilson
Irene Zedlacher

Director of Choruses
James Bagwell

Vocal Casting
Joshua Winograde