Our People

STAFF
ASSOCIATE ARTISTIC DIRECTORS
RESIDENT ARTISTS
RESIDENT ACTING COMPANY
RESIDENT TECHNICAL AND DESIGN COMPANY
ASSOCIATE COMPANY MEMBERS
TEACHING ARTISTS
EMERITUS COMPANY MEMBERS
VETERANS ENSEMBLE
OUR CREATIVE MEDIA TEAM
BOARD OF TRUSTEES

FOUNDING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Ian Gallanar

MANAGING DIRECTOR
Lesley Malin

PRODUCTION MANAGER
Kyle Rudgers

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
Jane Coffey

FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Elizabeth Berman

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR & FACILITIES MANAGER
Daniel O’Brien

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION
Ron Heneghan

DIRECTOR, THE STUDIO
Gerrad Alex Taylor

RESIDENT COSTUME DESIGNER & BUSINESS MANAGER
Kristina Lambdin

INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGER & DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE
Michael Lonegro

AUDIENCE SERVICES MANAGER
Stephen Gearhart

MARKETING MANAGER
Brandon W Vernon

RESIDENT STAGE MANAGER
Alexis E. Davis

BOX OFFICE ASSOCIATE & GROUP SALES ASSOCIATE
Talani Richardson

EDUCATION COORDINATOR
Pamela Burns

SENIOR HOUSE MANAGER
Pamela Forton

PORTER
Russell Laury

ASSOCIATE ARTISTIC DIRECTORS
Scott Alan Small
Gerrad Alex Taylor

RESIDENT ARTISTS
Isabelle Anderson, Distinguished Artist in Residence
Kevin Costa, Educator in Residence
Nellie K. Glover, Resident Dance Choreographer
Kristina Lambdin, Resident Costume Designer
Grace Srinivasan, Resident Music Director

RESIDENT ACTING COMPANY
Gregory Burgess
Tamieka Chavis
Anna DiGiovanni
Vince Eisenson
Terrance Fleming
Jose Guzman
Ron Heneghan
Lesley Malin
Elana Michelle
Séamus Miller
Molly Moores
Scott Alan Small
Michael P. Sullivan

RESIDENT TECHNICAL AND DESIGN COMPANY
Mindy Braden
Alexis E. Davis
Lauren Engler
Ruthie Griffith
Heather C. Jackson
Michael Lonegro
Katie McCreary
Jessica Rassp
Chester Stacy

ASSOCIATE COMPANY MEMBERS
Lizzi Albert
Greg Atkin
Mike Boynton
Ian Charles
Michael Crowley
Kathryne Daniels
Lauren Davis
Valerie Fenton
Ashly Fishell
Kate Forton
Dave Gamble
Jonas David Grey
Steven Hoochuk
Elliott Kashner
Brendan Edward Kennedy
Briana Manente
Frank B. Moorman
Christopher Niebling
JC Payne
Mary Pohlig
Laura Rocklyn
Erin Bone Steele
Nathan Thomas

RESIDENT TEACHING ARTISTS
Kelly Durkin
Alexandra Hewett
Casey Kaleba
Emily Karol
Molly Moores
Laura Rocklyn
Caitlin Rogers
Gerrad Alex Taylor

EMERITUS COMPANY MEMBERS
Steve Beall
Blythe Coons
Jenny Crooks
Karen Eske
B. J. Gailey
Robby Rose
Christina Schlegel
Dave Tabish
Wayne Willinger

OLIVE BRANCH LAUREL CROWN
CSC Veterans Ensemble
Jennifer Austin
Christopher Bennett
Zach Fellers
David Hanauer
Matthew Imholte
Sharon Preator
Sarah Rodman
Richard Wirth

OUR CREATIVE MEDIA TEAM
Varsity Graphics
Todd M. Zimmerman
Full Circuit Studio, Graphic Design
Molly Moores, Program Advertising

BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Laura Boydston, President
Laura is Managing Director, Affiliate Strategic Initiatives, with Legg Mason. She is a graduate of Smith College and Georgetown University’s McDonogh School of Business. Laura resides in Baltimore.

Robin Hough, Vice President
Robin is an Estates and Trusts Attorney and Partner with Clark & Hough LLC., a Baltimore premier law firm concentrating in estate, trust and gift law. Robin is a graduate of the University of Maryland and the Northern Illinois University School of Law. She is a Baltimore resident.

Sean Rhoderick, Treasurer
Sean is the chief investment officer for PNC Capital Advisor’s Taxable Fixed Income team. He has more than 20 years of experience in research and fixed income. Prior to joining PNC in 2004, Sean spent six years at Freddie Mac in credit research and four years as a bank credit analyst at the rating agency LACE Financial Corporation. Sean graduated cum laude from James Madison University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, and he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Lesley Malin, Secretary
Lesley is the Managing Director of the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company. She also serves as Vice President of the Board for the Lark Play Development Center in NYC. She is a graduate of Washington University. Lesley lives in Baltimore.

Kevin G. Burke
Kevin is an Administrative Vice President of the Wilmington Trust, N.A., responsible for overseeing and coordinating the delivery of Wealth Advisory Services for the Mid-Atlantic market. He has more than 26 years of investment and banking experience and has been with Wilmington Trust/M&T Bank Investment Group since 1988. He resides in Baltimore.

Kimberly Citizen
Kimberly Citizen established Applied Development LLC in December 2011, assuming the role of Chief Executive Officer. She received numerous awards and citations during her service with the United States Army and her career as a federal contractor, including a National Citation from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and several Exemplary Performance Awards for other Department of Defense agencies. 

Joseph Ferlise, JD
Joe is a Strategic Advisor at Brown Advisory.

Neal Flieger
Neal is Managing Director of the Washington, D.C. office of Golin.

Ian Gallanar
Ian is the Founding Artistic Director of the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company. He is a Howie Award and Helen Hayes Award winner. His alma mater, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, recently honored him with a Distinguished Alumni Award.

Scott Helm
Scott is the President of the Helm Foundation. He was formerly a partner of Capital Energy Partners, a Vice President at Goldman Sachs and CFO at Orion Power Holdings. Scott is a graduate of Washington University, from which he received the Distinguished Business Alumni Award. Scott lives in Baltimore.

Bill Henry
Bill Henry, the City Councilman for Baltimore’s 4th District, was one of the founders of Mobtown Players. He chairs the Council’s Housing & Community Development committee, serves as vice chair of both the Taxation, Finance & Economic Development and Education & Youth committees, and is a member of both the Judiciary & Legislative Investigations and Land Use & Transportation committees. He also represents the Council on the City’s Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation. He resides in Baltimore.

Renée S. Lane-Kunz, JD
Renée is a Partner and Chief Operating Officer at Shapiro Sher Guinot & Sandler, P.A.

Jack McCann
Jack is a Commercial Litigator and Antitrust Counselor, and a Principal with Miles & Stockbridge, P.C. He is a graduate of Loyola College and the Washington and Lee University School of Law. Jack lives in Baltimore.

Linda Pieplow
Linda is an English teacher with the Howard County School System. She is a recipient of the Washington Post’s Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Award. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland. Linda lives in Columbia, MD.

Earle W. Pratt, III
Earle is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President at New Horizons Computer Learning Centers. He is an experienced operations and finance professional with extensive M&A and venture capital experience. Earle is a graduate of Colgate University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management. Earle lives in Baltimore.

Emily Rockefeller
Emily is an English teacher at the McDonogh School. She also serves on the Board of the Rockefeller Family Fund. She is a graduate of Yale University and the Harvard University School of Education. Emily lives in Baltimore.

Nan Rohrer 
Nan is the Director of Strategic Development at Mahan Rykiel Associates, a Baltimore-based landscape architecture, urban design and planning firm. Prior to joining Mahan Rykiel Associates, Nan worked as Vice President of Economic Development and Planning at the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore for nearly 11 years.  Her previous experience included roles with both the Baltimore City Mayor’s Office and Recreation and Parks.

The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company believes in investing in long-term relationships with artists. We are creating a new model for a theater company that celebrates diversity and longevity in its collaborators. We believe that we create a richer artistic experience by building upon relationships among artists that develop over years, not just weeks, as is common in the contemporary professional theater model.