About Us

Staff

Childsplay Leadership

Steve Martin - Managing Director

Dwayne Hartford - Artistic Director 

Jenny Millinger - Associate Artistic Director

Ricky Araiza - Associate Artistic Director

David P. Saar - Founder & Artistic Director Emeritus

 

Administration

Ellen Conn - General Manager

Emily Hopfauf - Bookkeeper

Greg Estrada - Custodian

Dawn Brown - Finance Consultant

Molly Miller - Office Volunteer

 

Associate Artists

Katie McFadzen - Associate Artist

Debra K. Stevens - Associate Artist

Jon Gentry - Associate Artist

José Cruz González - Playwright-in-Residence

 

Production & Stage Management 

Rachel Solis - Production Manager

Mara Nadolski - Associate Production Manager

Ryan Clark - Stage Manager

Phoenix Jacob - Stage Manager

Joshua Vern - Assistant Stage Manager

Sarah Ayers - Stage Crew

Dan Cocca - Stage Crew

Ryan Bowman - Stage Crew

Chris Ignacio - Assistant Projection Designer

 

Costumes & Wardrobe

Gail Wolfenden-Steib - Costuming and Wardrobe Director

Emma Jackson - Wardrobe Supervisor

 

Scenery & Properties

Julia Rogge - Scenery & Properties Artist

Valerie Stutterheim - Carpenter

Ezra Niesen - Carpenter

Cari Smith - Puppet Maker

Elizabeth Ihlenfeld - Puppet Maker

Mara Nadolski - Puppet Maker

Thomas Underdal - Puppet Maker

Ryan Bowman - Carpenter

Jenna Jacobsen - Scenic Artist

Haylee Woodruff - Scenic Artist

 

Lighting

Bret Reese - Master Electrician

 

Academy 

Brianna Fallon - Academy Manager

Thomas Underdal - Academy Associate

 

Development

Ernesto Ortiz - Director of Development 

Karen Peirce - Development Associate

Jodie Weiss - Events & Volunteer Manager

MaryLisa McKallor - Education & Development Associate

 

EDUCATION & SCHOOL PROGRAMS

Katie Brantley - Director of Education & School Programs

Jacqui Castillo - School Relationship & Booking Coordinator

Sonia Rodriguez Wood - School Relationship & Booking Coordinator

 

MARKETING & MEDIA

Averi Gutierrez - Director of Marketing & Media

Megan Mayo - Marketing & Media Associate