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Staff

Paige Price (Producing Artistic Director) is in her first season at Philadelphia Theatre Company.  After years spent as a Broadway performer, she began producing events, television shows and theatre. As a producer, Price’s credits include Midlife:The Crisis Musical! and the National Tour of New York Loves America. She co-produced the CBS television shows Broadway Under the Stars, Broadway Meets Country at Jazz at Lincoln Center, and many other productions and concerts in the U.S. and abroad. For two years, Price co-produced the CBS special Holiday in Bryant Park. Since 2006, Price has been the 1st Vice President of Actors’ Equity Association, the national union for actors and stage managers, and  is also a member of The League of Professional Theatre Women.  She was named by City Speaker Christine C. Quinn to the Theatre Subdistrict Council, a cultural arts granting board headed by NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio.  She is the Vice-President of NAMT, the National Alliance for Musical Theatre, where she co-chairs the Festival Selection Committee.  Price is currently a member of the Tony Award Nominating Committee. As a performer, she starred in Broadway’s Saturday Night Fever and was in the original cast of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast as well as Smokey Joe’s Café. She served as Executive Artistic Director at Theatre Aspen in Colorado from 2007-2017, where she starred in TA’s The Last Five Years. Her professional career encompasses performances Off Broadway, in regional theatre, and on national and international tours. She has shared the stage with stars such as Tony Bennett, Lou Rawls and Gladys Knight. Her film and television credits include roles in All The Right Moves, Newhart, and ED among others and she hosted the Tony Awards’ live Red Carpet web casts from 2002-2005. Last winter, she stepped back onto the boards to star in Denver’s Curious Theatre production of Sex With Strangers.

Amy Kaissar (Interim Managing Director) served as the Managing Director at Bristol Riverside Theatre from 2009-2014.  Prior to that, she served as Associate Producer at New York’s The Foundry Theatre.  From 1999-2008, as Producing Director of the Epiphany Theatre Company, which she co-founded to assist the work of early-career theatre artists, she supported the work of over two hundred emerging artists.  More recently, she was a Co-producer of The Heidi Chronicles on Broadway and raised funds for the Broadway productions of Fun Home, winner of five Tony Awards, and Shuffle Along.  She is a current or previous board member of the Bucks County Arts and Culture Council, the Bucks County Commissioner’s Economic Development Committee, the Bristol Riverside Theatre, and the Third Rail Dance Company.

Artistic & Education

Literary Manager and Dramaturg: Carrie Chapter
Director of Education: Maureen Sweeney
Education Programs Manager: Brandi Burgess
Albert M Greenfield Teaching Artist Fellows: Terrell Green, Olivia Harris, Michelle Pauls
Resident Teaching Artists: Raven Buck, Griffin Stanton-Ameisen
Teaching Artists: Anthony Adair, Madison Auch, Carly Bodnar, Joseph DiOrio, Ah-Keisha McCants, Jarrett McCreary

Administrative Staff

Manager of Board and Administrative Services: Sharon Kling
Director of Institutional Advancement: Gina Range
Development Manager: Jessica Pasquariello
Development Associate: Colleen Gill
Business Manager: Petal Miller
Bookkeeper: Carol Nitzberg
Director of Marketing: Carol Flannery
Graphic Designer & Marketing Coordinator: Christina Mastrull
Marketing Associate: Katey O’Connor
Audience Services and Marketing Tessitura Manager: Kristen Norine
Rental Manager: Vince Karlen
Publicist: Deborah Fleischman
Audience Services Coordinator: Alexander Rioh
Audience Services Supervisor: Erin WashburnJane Sorensen
Audience Services Associates: Andrew CarrollJarrett McCreary
House Managers: Aaron Bell, Ben Coppola, Ben Deivert, Arlen Hancock, Randi Hickey, Antoine Jones, Jarrett McCreary, Jennifer MacMillan, Jack Tamburri, Sara Totora

Production

Director of Production: Roy W. Backes
Production General Manager: Bridget A. Cook
Production/Operations Manager: Matthew F. Lewandowski II
Production Stage Manager: Annie Halliday
Head Carpenter: Jay Wojnarowski
Production Electrician: Terry Smith
Head Sound: Bryant Hamilton
Props Master: Jeffery Bazemore
Head Electrician: Travis Johnson
Wardrobe Supervisor: Maxine Johnson
Custodians: Marvin Smith, Dorene Hobbs