Staff

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

Chay Yew
Artistic Director
As a playwright, his plays include Porcelain, A Language of Their Own, Red, A Beautiful Country, Wonderland, Question 27 Question 28, A Distant Shore, 17, and Visible Cities. His other work includes adaptations of A Winter People (based on Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard), Lorca’s The House of Bernarda Alba, and a musical Long Season. Read more...
Erica Daniels
Executive Director
Before joining Victory Gardens Theater as Executive Director, Erica Daniels was President of Second City Theatricals where she shepherded the remount of The Art of Falling with Hubbard Street Dance Company, as well as Black Side of the Moon with Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Second City’s collaboration with Slate on Unelectable You The Second City’s Completely Unbiased Political Revue, and The Second City’s Guide to America at The Kennedy Center. Read more...
 

Artistic

Kanomé Jones
Associate Producer
Kat Zukaitis
Literary Manager/Public Programs Coordinator
Lili-Anne Brown
Resident Director
Jess McLeod
Resident Director
Brian Balcom
Access Project Coordinator
Dennis Začek
Artistic Director Emeritus
 

Administration

Rich Nonnweiler
Director of Finance
Rachel Kennedy
Finance & Administration Associate
Collin Helou
Facilities Manager
Dan Machalinski
Assistant Facilities Manager
 

Development

Rebekah Paine
Director of Development
rpaine@victorygardens.org
Deborah Stewart
Director of Foundation and Institutional Giving
Ryan Stanfield
Development Manager, rstanfield@victorygardens.org
Kelly Carr
Donor Services Assistant
 

Education

Roxanna Conner
Director of Education, rconner@victorygardens.org
Tyra Bullock
Community and Education Partnerships Assistant
 

Marketing & Communications

Jana Liles
Director of Marketing and Communications, jliles@victorygardens.org
Gregory Shutters
Marketing and Brand Manager, Graphic Designer
Becca Browne
Audience Development Manager, bbrowne@victorygardens.org
Jared Sprowls
Audience Services & Group Sales Manager
Yesica Tellez
Marketing Assistant
 

Audience Services

Jared Sprowls
Audience Services & Group Sales Manager
Alexandria Jones
Front of House & Bar Coordinator
Ada Alozie
Audience Services Associate
Kroydell Galima
Audience Services Associate
Sara Geist
Audience Services Associate
Scott Greenberg
Audience Services Associate
Grace Grindell
Audience Service Associate
Kate Hood
Audience Services Associate
Kelsey McGrath
Audience Services Associate
Pauline Moll
Audience Services Associate
Jamila Tyler
Audience Services Associate
 

Production

Erica L. Sandvig
Production Manager
Garrett Steinke
Assistant Production Manager
Caitie Noller
Floor Manager
Dan Machalinski
Technical Director
Bobby Huggins
Assistant Technical Director
Samantha Bodnar
Scenic Charge Artist
Annalise Voci
Wardrobe Supervisor
Collin Helou
Lighting Supervisor
Andrei Borges
Assistant Master Electrician
Joyce Murphy
Sound Supervisor
Nora Simonson
Sound Engineer
 

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
Luther Goins
Isaac Gomez
William L. Petersen
Joanie Schultz

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