ACT Staff & Contact


John Langs
Artistic Director

Becky Witmer
Managing Director 

Tom Bardwell
Executive and Artistic Manager

Kurt Beattie*
Artistic Director Emeritus

Margaret Layne*
Director of Casting

Samie Detzer
Literary Manager

Brian Dang
Brooke Morrison
Ricky Spaulding

Literary Intern

*Denotes staff member has worked at ACT for 10 years or more

Tracy Hyland
Education and Engagement Manager

Olivia Ochoa
Young Playwrights Program Administrator

Ashley Lemmex
Capital Projects and Operations Manager

Rica Wolken
IT Director

Tim Norris 
Deputy IT Director

York Building Services, Inc
Janitorial Services

AC/R Services

Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes Catering
Bar and Concessions

Sheila Smith
Director of Finance

Sandi Hogben
Payroll and Accounts Payable Specialist

Liz Camelia
Senior Accountant

Michael Breeden
Director of Development

Jill Robinson
Development Officer

Carrie Campbell
Institutional Funding Manager

Rebecca Fink
Annual Fund Manager

Megan Brewer
Development Coordinator

Joceline Hitchcox-Lain
Development Coordinator

Amy Gentry
Director of Sales & Marketing

Teresa Rende Johnson
Senior Marketing Manager

Cati Thelen
Marketing & Communications Manager

Timothy Norris
Digital Marketing & Data Manager

Amelia Peacock
ACTLab Marketing Manager

Dawn Schaefer
Graphic Design Associate

Martin Sisk
Ticket Operations Associate

Chris Bennion
Production Photographic Services

Christa Fleming
Graphic Design Services

Star Zatine
Telesales Manager

Bob Ciak
Irwin Michelman
Deborah Pryor
Direct Sales

Adam Vanhee
Front Office Representative

Gail Baraff
Customer Service Manager

Holly Butterfield
Assistant Ticket Office Manager

Brittany Peters
Nicole Song
Ticket Office Lead

Andrew L. Creech
Allexa Laycock
Levi Hawkins
Grace Helmcke
Sandy Leonard
Michael Raimondi
Tish Maskell
Ticket Office Representatives

Miranda Swineford
Audience Services Manager

Becky Plant
House Manager  

Robert Billups Jr.
Assistant House Manager

Sarah Karnes
Alice Palatnick
Blake Simpson
Monika Holm
Bill Abelson
Gabby Turner
Amber Granger
Shane Unger
Marilyn Peneff
Andy Walker
Peter Sakowicz
Michael Blackwood
Darian Clogston
Sandy Leonard
Audience Services

Sarah Karnes
Darian Clogston
Andrew Creech
Alexxa Laycock
Closed Caption Operators

Christine Jew
Audience Services Affiliate

Alyssa Montgomery
Production Manager

Meaghan Darling
Production Associate

Katie Burnett
ACTLab Production Manager

Jeffrey K. Hanson*
Production Stage Manager

JR Welden
Briana Kersten
Erin B. Zatloka
Ruth Eitemiller
Victoria Thompson
Stage Managers

*Denotes staff member has worked at ACT for 10 years or more

Amanda Mueller
Costume Shop Manager

Cora Brown

Susan Sherman
First Hand

Sally Mellis*
Wardrobe Master

Courtney Kessler-Jeffrey

*Denotes staff member has worked at ACT for 10 years or more

Derek Baylor*
Technical Director

Nick Murel
Assistant Technical Director

Amanda Quinn
Master Scenic Carpenter

Ron Darling
Lead Scenic Carpenter

Mike Sterkowicz
Scenic Carpenter

Jeff Scott
Scenic Charge Artist

Lisa Bellero*
Assistant Charge Artist

Will Widick
Properties Master

Ken Ewert*
Master Properties Artisan

Thomas Verdos*
Lead Properties Artisan

*Denotes staff member has worked at ACT for 10 years or more

Nick Farwell*
Stage Operations Supervisor

James Nichols*
Master Stage Carpenter

Pam Mulkern*
Master Electrician

Max Langley
Master Sound Engineer

*Denotes staff member has worked at ACT for 10 years or more

Contact us

Our Ticket Office phone room is open Tuesday–Sunday, 12:00pm–6:00pm and on performance days. Representatives are available in person from noon until show time. Administrative offices are open 9:00am–5:00pm, Monday–Friday.

Kreielsheimer Place, 700 Union Street,
Seattle WA 98101-4037

Ticket Office:
206.292.7676 and *

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*This email is monitored Monday-Friday, from 10:00am–6:00pm. Please allow 24 hours as we process and respond to your request. If the issue is urgent, you can call our Ticket Office at 206.292.7676, 12:00pm–6:00pm Tuesday–Sunday. Please note that any issue within two hours of show time may not be handled until the following business day.