About Us

Staff

Childsplay Leadership

Steve Martin - Managing Director

Dwayne Hartford - Artistic Director 

Jenny Millinger - Associate Artistic Director

David P. Saar - Founder & Artistic Director Emeritus

 

Administration

Ellen Conn - General Manager

Emily Hopfauf - Bookkeeper

Ricky Araiza - Office Manager & Gala Assistant

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 - Artist-in-Residence

 

Production & Stage Management 

Rachel Solis - Production Manager

Mara Nadolski - Associate Production Manager

Kody Hernandez - Stage Manager

Ryan Clark - Stage Manager

Phoenix Jacob - Stage Manager

Emma Walz - Assistant Stage Manager

Sarah Ayers - Stage Crew

Dan Cocca - Stage Crew

Ryan Bowman - Stage Crew

Chris Ignacio - Assistant Projection Designer

 

Costumes & Wardrobe

Emma Jackson - Wardrobe Supervisor/Stitcher

Gail Wolfenden-Steib - Cutter/Draper

Lydia Harmon - Cutter/Draper

Cat Dragon - Shoemaker

Josh Lutton - Wig Designer

Donna Bartz - Stitcher

Olivia Brown - Stitcher

Moira Caswell - Stitcher

Emma Doskicz - Stitcher

Heather Lee - Stitcher

Jeffery Lieder - Stitcher

Kristen Martin - Stitcher

Lois Meyers - Stitcher

Melissa Montoya - Stitcher

Natalie Payán - Stitcher

 

Scenery & Properties

Daniel Williams - Technical Director

David Singleton - Properties Master

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 and Booking Coordinator

Sonia Rodriguez Wood - School Relationship & Booking Coordinator

 

MARKETING & MEDIA

Averi Gutierrez - Director of Marketing & Media

Megan Mayo - Marketing & Media Assistant