Victory Gardens Staff

To contact staff members call the administrative offices at 773.549.5788 (M-F 10am to 6pm) and ask for your specific party.

Artistic Director

Chay Yew

Chay Yew

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Managing Director

Erica Daniels


Read Erica Daniels’ Biography


Skyler Gray, Director of New Play Development
Laura Alcalá Baker, Artistic Programs Manager
Ben Fisher, Artistic Associate
Mike Ervin, Access Project Coordinator
Meet out 2016 Directors Inclusion Initiative Assistant Directors


Rich Nonnweiler, Director of Finance
Sarah McElroy, Administrative Operations Coordinator


Christina Polet, Manager of Individual Giving
Deborah Stewart
, Director of Foundation and Institutional Giving
Alexander Gudding, Development Associate


Robert Cornelius, Arts Education Director

Marketing & Communications

Rebekah Paine, Director of Marketing and Communications
Gregory Shutters, Marketing and Brand Manager, Graphic Designer
Jasmine Henri Jordan, Audience Development Manager
Rae Shuman, Marketing Associate
Angela Hamilton, Audience Development & Group Sales Associate

Please send all press inquiries to Cathy Taylor, Publicist

Audience Services

Tyler King, Director of Audience Services
Miki Byrne, Audience Services & Front of House Staff Coordinator
Jill Perez, Audience Services and Bar Coordinator
Erin Crenshaw
Ben Falk
Kroydell Galima
Sara Geist
Mistead Sai
Jared Sprowls
Jamila Tyler
Sara Williams


Aaron Shapiro, Production Manager
Tom Albright, Master Electrician, Director of Facilities
Kevin Douglass Jr., Technical Director

National Artistic Advisory Board

Luis Alfaro
Nilo Cruz
Eve Ensler
David Henry Hwang
Tony Kushner
John Logan
Craig Lucas
Sandra Oh
Suzan-Lori Parks
Jose Rivera
Anika Noni Rose
Sarah Ruhl
Jeanine Tesori
Paula Vogel
George C. Wolfe
B.D. Wong

Artistic Associates

Luis Alfaro
Seth Bockley
Kevin Coval
Curt Columbus
Mikhail Fiksel
Isaac Gomez
William L. Petersen
Joanie Schultz