Staff

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

Ken-Matt Martin
Artistic Director (he/him/his)
Ken-Matt Martin is the Artistic Director of Victory Gardens Theater, and was born in Little Rock, AR. He began his life in the performing arts as a child actor after booking an appearance on Nickelodeon’s landmark series All That. He went on to be educated and receive theatrical training at Arkansas Repertory Theatre, Drake University (Musical Theater/Journalism), and Brown University/Trinity Rep where he received an MFA in Directing. Following a decade-long stint as a professional actor that included roles in plays and musicals at regional theaters and numerous commercials he transitioned to directing and producing full-time. His life in the theater led him to adopt the personal mission of using theater as a catalyst for social change. Read more >>
Roxanna Conner
Acting Managing Director (she/her/hers)
Roxanna Conner joined Victory Gardens as the Director of Education in June 2018. In her 22 years in arts education, she has worked as a teaching artist, arts administrator, director, and producer. Her career began as an actor-educator for CLIMB Theatre (Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota), using theater to explore social issues such as violence prevention and environmental conservation while touring to schools across five states in the upper Midwest. Read more >>
 

Artistic

Ken-Matt Martin
Artistic Director (he/him/his)
Kat Zukaitis
New Play Development Manager (she/her/hers)
Lili-Anne Brown
Resident Director (she/her/hers)
Jess McLeod
Resident Director (she/her/hers)
Brian Balcom
Access Project Coordinator (he/him/his)
Dennis Začek
Artistic Director Emeritus
 

Administration

Rachel Kennedy
Business Manager (she/her/hers)
Collin Helou
Facilities Manager (he/him/his)
 

Development

Erin Strick
Interim Director of Development,
estrick@victorygardens.org (she/her/hers)
William Barnard
Individual Giving Manager (he/him/his)
Meredith Maiorana
Development Events and Data Associate (she/her/hers)
 

Education

Roxanna Conner
Producing Director of Engagement, rconner@victorygardens.org (she/her/hers)
 

Marketing & Communications

Bo Frazier
Marketing Manager, bfrazier@victorygardens.org (they/them/theirs)
Theresa Lammon
Graphic Designer (she/her/hers)
 

Audience Services

Scott Letscher
Audience Services Manager (he/him/his)
Alexandria Jones
Front of House Manager (she/her/hers)
Miranda Coble
Audience Services Associate (she/her/hers)
Joshua Hoover
Audience Services Associate (he/they)
Angel Lee
Audience Services Associate (she/her/hers)
Ash Pierce
Audience Services Associate (he/him/his)
Alix Rhode
Audience Services Associate (she/her/hers)
Autumn Valencia
Audience Services Associate (she/her/hers)
 

Production

Dan Machalinski
Technical Director (he/him/his)
Samantha Bodnar
Scenic Charge Artist (she/her/hers)
Annaliese Voci
Wardrobe Supervisor (she/her/hers)
Collin Helou
Lighting Supervisor (he/him/his)
Dahiana Barasz
Costume Supervisor (she/her/hers)
 

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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