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Artistic Director | x3304+ Show more
Jasson (he/him/his) is in his 13th season as artistic director of Marin Theatre Company, where he has directed Oslo, Shakespeare in Love, Thomas and Sally, Guards at the Taj, August: Osage County, The Invisible Hand, Anne Boleyn, The Convert, The Whale, Failure: A Love Story, the world premiere of Lasso of Truth, The Whipping Man (San Francisco Bay Area Critics Circle Awards for Best Production and Best Acting Ensemble), Waiting for Godot, Othello: the Moor of Venice, The Glass Menagerie, Edward Albee’s Tiny Alice, the world premiere of Libby Appel’s adaptation of Chekhov’s Seagull, Happy Now?, Equivocation (SFBATCC Award, Best Director), the world premiere of Sunlight, Lydia, The Seafarer, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, A Streetcar Named Desire, said Saïd, Love Song, and The Subject Tonight is Love. As artistic director of Actor’s Express Theatre Company, he directed The Pillowman; Bug; The Love Song of J. Robert Oppenheimer; Echoes of Another Man; Killer Joe; Burn This; The Goat or, Who is Sylvia?; Blue/Orange; and Bel Canto. As producing artistic director of Cincinnati Shakespeare Festival, he directed Jesus Hopped the ’A’ Train, Chagrin Falls (2002 Cincinnati Entertainment Award for Best Production), and numerous others, including 19 productions of Shakespeare. Regional credits include The Whipping Man at Virginia Stage Company, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Hamlet at Georgia Shakespeare, Copenhagen at Playhouse on the Square (2003 Ostrander Theatre Award for Best Dramatic Production), and Bedroom Farce at Wayside Theatre.
Managing Director | x3305+ Show more
Keri uses they/them/their pronouns and works toward social justice in our theaters, communities and beyond. A fierce advocate for new playwrights and plays, Keri is currently serving as the managing director of Marin Theatre Company, following four years in the same position at The Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis, and several years as Intiman Theatre’s managing director as the theater restructured into a new, sustainable operating model. Keri has also held leadership and fund development positions at prominent Seattle arts organizations such as UW World Series at Meany Hall, On the Boards, Pacific Northwest Ballet, and Seattle Repertory Theatre, and has served on several grant panels for the Minnesota State Arts Board. Keri leads MTC’s EDI efforts, including MTC’s participation in Theatres Advancing Social Change (TASC), a cohort of 10 Bay Area theaters dedicated to developing better EDI practices and community organizing.
Laura A. Brueckner
Literary Manager & Resident Dramaturg+ Show more
Laura Brueckner has been supporting productions and playwrights with her dramaturgical work for over 20 years, with an emphasis on digital dramaturgy, world premieres, and commissions. During this time, she has been proud to count among her collaborators stellar artists such as MTC Playwright in Residence Lauren Gunderson, Christopher Chen, Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, Mina Morita, Marissa Wolf, Idris Goodwin, Lachlan Philpott, and Dominique Serrand, as well as groundbreaking companies Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Crowded Fire Theater, The New Harmony Project, Playwrights Foundation, and, now, Marin Theatre Company. As an artist, she is committed to theatre as a path of social action, critical inquiry, discovery, and delight. Her journalistic writing on artistic process and audience engagement has been published by HowlRound and Theatre Bay Area; her dramaturgical writing has been published by Berkeley Rep, California Shakespeare Theater, and Crowded Fire. A current member of Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas, she holds a B.A. in English dramatic literature (magna cum laude) from U.C. Berkeley and a Ph.D. in dramaturgy from U.C. San Diego.
Trevor Scott Floyd
Artistic Producer+ Show more
Trevor (he/him/his) started as an Artistic Direction intern with MTC in 2015 and, prior to his current role as Artistic Producer, spent two seasons as Director of Ticketing, Artistic Associate, and Company Manager. As Artistic Producer, Trevor serves as MTC's local Casting Director. Originally from the beaches of South Carolina, he graduated with a dual major in Theatre and Political Science from Clemson University before trading in the Palmetto trees for the Redwoods. In addition to his role at MTC he is a freelance director and writer. You can read his latest work on the New Play Exchange.
Playwright in Residence+ Show more
Lauren Gunderson (she/her/hers) is the most produced living playwright in America of 2016, winner of the Lanford Wilson Award and Steinberg/ATCA New Play Award, a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and John Gassner Award for Playwriting, and a recipient of the Mellon Foundation’s 3-Year Residency with Marin Theatre Co. She studied Southern Literature and Drama at Emory University, and Dramatic Writing at NYU’s Tisch School where she was a Reynolds Fellow in Social Entrepreneurship. Her work has been commissioned and premiered at companies across the US including South Cost Rep (Emilie, Silent Sky), Marin Theatre Co (I and You), The Denver Center (The Book of Will), The Kennedy Center (The Amazing Adventures of Dr. Wonderful And Her Dog!), San Francisco Playhouse (Bauer), and many more. Her work is published at Playscripts, Dramatists, and Samuel French (Emilie). Her children's book “Blast Off To The Moon! Dr. Wonderful and Her Dog" comes out next May. LaurenGunderson.com and @LalaTellsAStory.
Lauren Gunderson is in residence with MTC through of the support of the Mellon Foundation’s National Playwright Residency Program administered in partnership with HowlRound.
Director of Education+ Show more
Liam (he/him/his) began working with Marin Theatre Company as a freelance Teaching Artist in 2017 before becoming a Resident Teaching Artist this year. He has been living in the Bay Area performing as a musician, actor, artist, and educator for over twelve years. Originally from the foothills south of Yosemite, Liam moved to the Bay Area to attend Sonoma State University where he received a degree in Jazz Studies and Composition. After receiving his degree, his work began to branch out into performing as an actor and broadening his skillset as an artistic performer and educator. He’s been seen performing and working all over the Bay Area in places such as The Speakeasy, Berkeley Rep, Santa Cruz Shakespeare, B8 Theatre, Ross Valley Players, and Sixth Street Playhouse as well as playing sax in Taylor Mac’s A 24-Decade History of Popular Music at the Curran. As a teaching artist, he is committed to theatre as a way of developing and expanding the empathy, compassion, and spirit of the individual and their community through engaging and connecting with the ubiquity of the human spirit through play and story.
Resident Teaching Artist+ Show more
Erika (she/her/hers) joined the education department in 2018 as an education intern, and is very excited to continue her work with Marin Theatre Company! She has worked in Seattle and across the Bay Area as a teaching artist and music director, with a focus in in-school arts integration programming. Additionally, Erika is a graduate from Oklahoma City University where she received a BA in Music with a minor in Children’s Theatre, and holds a certificate in Traditional Irish Music from University College Cork, Ireland. In the past few years, Erika has also spent time as a director and pit musician.
Resident Teaching Artist+ Show more
Anna (She/her/hers) began working with Marin Theatre Company as an education intern in the summer of 2018 and is super excited to be continuing her journey full time as a Resident Teaching Artist. Anna is a North Carolina native, and a graduate from the University of North Carolina Greensboro where she received her B.F.A in Theatre Education as well as her K-12 Teaching Licensure. Prior to making her move to the West Coast, Anna gained experience working with students of various grade levels and backgrounds in different school systems, theatre companies, and community programs throughout North Carolina. She also found a love for directing, particularly in Children’s Theatre and Theatre for Young Audiences. As an arts educator, Anna values the importance of individuality, recognizing that each student brings something unique to the table. She recognizes that there are millions of ways to learn, and aspires to help students find which way clicks for them. Anna is excited to continue her journey as a theatre educator, creating a respectful and safe learning environment where students feel supported to explore the art of theatre without limitations.
Marketing & Front of House
Director of Marketing & Communications+ Show more
Sara (she/her/hers) previously served for two years as the Marketing Director for the LA-based, touring performance company Four Clowns and its education-based partner organization The Clown School in Los Angeles, while simultaneously serving as a Marketing/Advertising/Producing Graduate Assistant in the Theatre Arts department at California State University, Long Beach. She also worked as a producer and awards adjudicator for the Hollywood Fringe Festival from 2013 - 2015.
She has been on stage before (and on ice!), but most of her professional experience has been working a variety of both artistic and administrative jobs ranging from casting, producing, directing, stage management, and production management to front of house management, general management, marketing and community outreach with LORT theatres like Center Theatre Group in LA, The Roundabout Theatre Company in NYC, and the Clarence Brown Theatre in Knoxville, TN. She has been a theatre kid all her life, having grown up in a household with a costume designing (and singing and dancing) mother.
Sara earned an MBA & an MFA in Theatre Management with an emphasis in Marketing from CSU Long Beach in 2015, and a BA in Theatre Arts from the University of Tennessee in 2007.
Director of Ticketing & Communications Associate+ Show more
Kate (she/her/hers) joined Marin Theatre Company as a Literary Intern in August 2016, moving then to the Marketing department as the Communications & PR Associate and now serving as Director of Ticketing overseeing Front of House operations. Hailing from the Midwest, Kate graduated with a B.F.A in Dramaturgy from Carnegie Mellon University, before making the move to the West Coast. While living in Pittsburgh she worked in the literary department of City Theatre Company, as an archivist at Carnegie Libraries of Pittsburgh, and as a freelance dramaturg. Kate is committed to MTC's ongoing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion work as a member of Theatres Advancing Social Change (TASC) and and spends her free time at her local library (support yours!), or scouting out the best hikes in the Bay Area.
Box Office Manager+ Show more
Miranda (she/her/hers) joined Marin Theatre Company as a Front of House Associate in March 2019, moving then to the Box Office Manager position in July. Originally from eastern Kentucky, Miranda has been living in the Bay Area since 2017. Prior to joining MTC, Miranda worked as an international student advisor for five years before changing careers to focus on her art. Miranda is also an intern at Art Works Downtown where she does exhibition facility management. Miranda graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from Penn State University and an MEdu. in Higher Education and Student Affairs from the University of South Carolina. Miranda enjoys spending her free time traveling, hiking, and just being outdoors.
Angela M. Colombo
Director of Development+ Show more
A native to Marin County, Angela (she/her/hers) was born and raised in San Rafael and has a background in fund development, community and government relations and communications. She has focused her career on supporting projects that build community and increase opportunities for the arts and those in need to have access to enriching and impactful experiences. She comes to MTC from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Marin and Petaluma (BGCMP) where she was responsible for restructuring the development department and increasing contributed revenue. Prior to BGCMP she was the Director of Development for the Marin Symphony where she was responsible for overseeing fund development activities that accounted for more than 60% of the organization’s operating budget and successfully secured the largest gift from an individual in organizational history. Prior to her work at Marin Symphony, Angela worked as a Field Representative for then California State Assembly Member and current Congressional Representative Jared Huffman and prior to that was the Vice President at North Bay Leadership Council, a nonprofit comprised of major employers in the North Bay focused on policy issues.
She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre from the University of California at Santa Barbara, was a North Bay Business Journal 40 under 40 winner in 2011 and is a member of the Marin Forum as well as the Government Affairs Committee for the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce.
Individual Giving Manager+ Show more
Brittany (she/her/hers) joined Marin Theatre Company in October 2018. Previously, she worked at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) specializing in corporate fundraising. During her three years with the museum, she supported the grand reopening of SFMOMA after a three-year closure and more than doubled the corporate membership program’s annual support. Prior to moving to the Bay Area she lived in Chicago where she worked as a General Manager for a wood-furniture conservation center and volunteered as a docent for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (MCA). As an avid participant in her university’s theatre program, Brittany cultivated a strong passion for the preforming arts and continues to see a variety of performances throughout the Bay Area. Brittany enjoys camping/hiking, reading and refining her Pilates practice.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies with a concentration in Arts and Culture from Texas A&M University. She also minored in French, English and Business.
Finance Manager | x3309+ Show more
Safi joined MTC in May 2013 as Business Manager. He previously worked as a contractor with the United States Department of Defense, where he held several positions including Executive Administrative Assistant and Linguists’ Site Manager. He has also worked with IBM as Linguistic Consultant in building Machine Translation Devices for the DoD. He holds a BS in physiology and an AA in Business Administration.
Office Manager+ Show more
Giselle Boustani-Fontenele recently completed the 2017-18 Artistic Direction Internship at Marin Theatre Company (MTC), where she associate directed Sarah DeLappe’s The Wolves (dir. Morgan Green), wherein she lead a high school cast of understudies to their own performance on MTC’s mainstage. At MTC, she also assistant directed Dominique Morisseau’s Skeleton Crew (dir. Jade King Carroll) and Young Jean Lee’s Straight White Men (dir. Morgan Gould). Her directing credits include Susan Glaspell’s Trifles (Pentameters Theatre, London) and Dustin Lance Black’s 8 (Avery Schreiber Playhouse, Los Angeles). She was the Artistic Associate for Caesar Maximus with Bay Area site-integrated theatre company We Players and spent ten weeks with The Pasadena Playhouse’s Artistic Department as its Community Organizer Summer Intern. Giselle is a 2017 graduate of Boston University (BU), where she majored in Anthropology and Religion and completed a rigorous Theatre Arts minor at the BU College of Fine Arts. At BU, she studied dramaturgy and dramatic literature under dramaturg Ilana M. Brownstein and British contemporary theatre under British theatre critic Aleks Sierz. Giselle enjoys spoken word, trying not to fall off her skateboard, and is fascinated by the power of communal art.
Director of Production+ Show more
For MTC, Sara has previously designed sound for Straight White Men, Shakespeare in Love, Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley and Gem of the Ocean. Other favorite Bay Area sound design credits include: The Gangster of Love, Reel to Reel, Grandeur, Fool for Love, Dogeaters, And I And Silence, Every Five Minutes, Hir, Terminus, Se Llama Cristina, Any Given Day, Mrs. Whitney and Goldfish (Magic Theatre); Octopus (Magic/Encore Theatre Company); I Call My Brothers, 410 [Gone] and Invasion! (Crowded Fire), Autobiography of a Terrorist (Golden Thread Productions); In On It and T.I.C (Encore Theatre Company); The Shaker Chair (Encore Theatre Company/Shotgun Players); Kiss and Macbeth (Shotgun Players) and Word for Word's 25th Anniversary! Show (Word for Word). Next up: The Resting Place (Magic Theatre) and We Swim, We Talk, We Go to War (Golden Thread Productions). she/her/hers
Assistant Production Manager
Technical Director | x3330+ Show moreJeff started first working at MTC as an overhire carpenter in January 2006, was hired full time as the Assistant Technical Director in October 2006. With 9 seasons and nearly 5 dozen productions to his name here, he was then promoted to Technical Director in June of 2015. A native Texan originally from San Antonio, Jeff has worked in all aspects of theatre. Getting the theatre itch in high school with some minor acting roles, he attended college graduating with a B.A. in Humanities with a Theatre minor. Eventually moving into a full time technical/behind in the scenes career in his mid 20s, Jeff has a storied history working from theme park venues in Texas to a magic show in Branson, MO and then landing in the San Francisco Bay Area which he has been proud to call home since 2005. While Jeff misses the time acting on stage, he considers himself a character of life and does his best undertaking the roles of comedy (and drama, of course) that seemingly come at him everyday.
Assistant Technical Director
Master Electrician | x3333+ Show more
Danny Osburn is an electrician and lighting designer native to the East Bay. In addition to his regular duties, he has served as the Assistant Lighting Designer for several productions at the company. He has also designed the lights for various shows in the Bay Area. Starting in the Fall of 2018, he will be a guest instructor of Electrics at Tamalpais High School.
Prior to joining MTC, Danny spent seven years in Chicago. There, he worked as the Master Electrician for Lifeline Theatre and for Adventure Stage Chicago, and as the Assistant ME for Northwestern University’s Cherubs program. In addition, he has worked as a freelance electrician for companies ranging from Steppenwolf to the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art. Danny cut his teeth as a entertainment electrician as an intern for MTC in 2010. He earned a BA in Theatre and Philosophy from Northwestern in 2011.
Costume Shop Manager+ Show more
Sarah was born in raised in beautiful Boulder, CO and moved to San Francisco in 2014. Since then she has been working as a freelance designer, costume builder, and personal tailor throughout the area as well as back home in Colorado. She first worked with MTC in the spring of 2016 as an assistant designer, builder and member of the wardrobe crew and is stoked to officially join the company as Costume Shop Manager. Sarah holds a BA in Theatrical Arts and Classical Studies from the University of Puget Sound and is currently pursuing an Associates Degree in Fashion Patterning and Design at Apparel Arts in Oakland.