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 opportunities at KCRep? Visit our Careers page to see what opportunities are currently available.

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


Executive Director
Angela Gieras
Artistic Director
Stuart Carden

Administration & Finance

Finance Manager
Caycee Garlow

Chief Financial Officer
Melanie Coleman

General Manager
Amy M. Abels Owen

Associate Director of Finance
Kelly Rasor

Manager of Information Services
Michelle Blaine


Production Manager
Daniel R. Earnest

Associate Artistic Director – KCRep/UMKC Theatre Partnership
Jason Chanos

Company Manager
Amanda Arany

Associate Production Manager
April Brewer

Artistic Associate
Yetunde Felix-Ukwu

Associate Artistic Director
Nelson T. Eusebio III

Director of Artistic Development
Hallie Gordon

Marketing & Communications

Social Media
& Content Supervisor
Jen Spaw

Digital Marketing
Dayna Meyer

Public Relations
(Press Contact)
Ellen McDonald

Publications Assistant
Nancy Marcy

Director of Marketing and Communications
Jana Liles

Associate Director of Marketing & Audience Development
Andrew Cotlar

Design/Publications Specialist
Thaylia Smith


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

Education & Community Programs

Director of Education & Community Programs
Melinda McCrary

Front of House

Front of House Staff
Patricia Abts

Assistant House Manager
Warren Deckert

Front of House Staff
Deborah King

Front of House Staff
Lainney Obenshain

Front of House Staff
Craig Thompson

Front of House Staff
Dylan Cooper

House Manager
Kelly Cooper

Assistant House Manager
LaVera Fleeks Snipes


Properties Artisan
Ariel Lacey

Charge Scenic Artist
Cara Spencer

Assistant Properties Master
Regina Weller

Assistant Technical Director
Tom Gault

Master Carpenter
Daniel Traner

Master Electrician
Austin Hendricks

Jana Jesse

Michael Esposito

Properties Master
Grace Hudson

Christina HadleyDike

Scene Shop Foreman
John Owen

Kathy Bradford

Audio and Video Supervisor
Jeffrey Keirsey

Stage Carpenter
Alex Mathis

Lighting and Projections Supervisor
Lexy Canon

Costume Shop Manager
Jenny Green

Technical Director
Bill Shinoski

Master Audio Engineer
David Bost

Jamie Lindemann

Abigail Andrews

Ticketing Services

Ticketing Services Representatives
Mahryn Barron

Ticketing Services Representative
Tehreem Chaudhry

Ticketing Services Representatives
Tracy Bass

Ticketing Services Representative
Michael Lopez

Manager, Ticketing Services
Codashti McAllister

Associate Manager
Ticketing Services
Claire McEwen

Important Safety Information

Beginning November 1, 2021, all patrons who attend public performances of KCRep must provide either proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or a PCR test proving negative results of COVID-19 taken within 72 hours of the performance date. Masks will also be required.

This is the policy for all ticketholders of KCRep public performances taking place in Spencer Theater and Copaken Stage. This is not a requirement established by the University of Missouri or H&R Block.

Please visit kcrep.org/safety for more details.

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