KCRep Staff

KCRep employees a diverse and talented group of employees who work magic to create incredible and exciting theatre for Kansas City. As the only LORT Regional theatre in town, we’re proud that our productions are created locally. Looking for career oppourtunities at KCRep? Visit our Careers page to see what ooppourtunities are currently available.

Search employees by department:
Administration & Finance
Marketing & Communications
Education & Community Programs
Front of House


Executive Director
Angela Gieras
Artistic Director
Stuart Carden

Administration & Finance

General Manager
Amy M. Abels Owen
Finance Manager
Caycee Garlow
Director of Finance
Melanie Coleman
Manager of Information Services
Michelle Blaine


Company Manager
Amanda Arany
Assistant Production Manager
April Brewer
Production Manager
Daniel R. Earnest
Associate Artistic Director – KCRep/UMKC Theatre Partnership
Jason Chanos
Artistic Producer
Kim Martin-Cotten
Artistic Associate
Yetunde Felix-Ukwu

Marketing & Communications

Associate Director of Marketing & Audience Development
Andrew Cotlar
Ticketing Agent
Claire McEwen
Digital Marketing
Dayna Meyer
Public Relations
(Press Contact)
Ellen McDonald
Director of Marketing and Communications
Jana Liles
Social Media
& Content Supervisor
Jen Spaw
Design/Publications Specialist
Thaylia Smith


Associate Director of Development
Carrie Lenahan
Grant Writer
Diana Silver
Development Operations Manager
Keri Losche Noerrlinger
Director of Development
MaryLee Guthrie

Education & Community Programs

Director of Education & Community Programs
Melinda McCrary

Front of House

House Manager
Kelly Cooper


Technical Director
Bill Shinoski
Charge Scenic Artist
Cara Spencer
Properties Master
Grace Hudson
Audio and Video Supervisor
Jeffrey Keirsey
Costume Shop Manager
Jenny Green

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