Finance Director: Kelly Anderson
|Production Manager/Technical Director||Daniel Whiting|
|Stage Manager||Veronica Aglow|
|Stage Manager||Rebecca McBee|
|Asst. Production Manager/Asst. Stage Manager||Jen Sartanowicz|
|Asst. Stage Manager||Jeana Caporelli|
|Asst. Technical Director||Matthew Pearson|
|Master Electrician||Jaron Hermansen|
|Wardrobe Supervisor||Chrissy Polhemus|
|Resident Sound Engineer||Jeff Sherwood|
|Sound Engineer||Robert Hornbostel|
|Scenic Charge||Krischelle Hansen|
|Props Master||Abigail Cain|
|Patron Services Manager|
|House Manager||Sarah Beudert|
|Children’s Theatre House Manager||Peg LeGendre|
|Asst. House Manager||Elizabeth Stanley|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Betty Morse|
The Playhouse has long been a training ground for young people to get professional experience before starting their careers. The following students were accepted into our summer apprentice program from among many applicants and will be working alongside our staff in scenery, costumes, props, lighting, sound, directing and marketing.
GEOFF JOSSELSON, CSA (Casting Director) is a New York-based casting director whose work includes productions for Broadway, off-Broadway and major New York and regional theatre companies, including the Arena Stage, Arizona Theatre Company, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Barrington Stage Company, Bay Street Theatre, Brooklyn Academy of Music, The Civilians, Cleveland Play House, Denver Center, Marriott Theatre, North Shore Music Theatre, The Old Globe, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Paramount Theatre, Public Theatre, San Francisco Symphony and the York Theatre Company. He is responsible for casting the Broadway production of The Velocity of Autumn starring Estelle Parsons and other acclaimed New York productions, including Southern Comfort, Yank!, Enter Laughing, Pretty Filthy, John and Jen, Himself and Nora, Sex Tips…, Altar Boyz, Septimus and Clarissa and National Tours for Disney and Nickelodeon. In addition to his casting work, he is also the co-founder and director of The Industry Studio. For more information, visit www.geoffjosselson.com.
Board of Trustees
|President||Leslie A. Gardner|
|Vice President||Dennis Corcoran|
|Treasurer||Robert W. Uek|
|Secretary||William W. Templeton, Esq
|Jason Hogan, Paul Lambert, David Panagore, Regis Worsoe|
Board of Trustees Bios
Leslie A. Gardner, President
Leslie A. Gardner served as a Senior Vice President and Fiduciary Manager of The Private Bank of Bank of America and legacy Fleet-BankBoston Private Banks in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts. Upon retiring from the Bank, she has been a Philanthropic Consultant for Women & Infants Hospital and The United Way of Rhode Island, among others.
Currently, she is serving as Chairman of the WaterFire Providence Board as well as President of the Cape Cod Center of the Arts. She also serves as a Director of the Providence Mutual Fire Insurance Company.
Leslie has served in a number of other Non-Profit roles as Chairman of the Capital Center Commission during the majority of the development around the RI Statehouse which is the single largest development in the State of Rhode Island; Vice-Chairman of the Providence Redevelopment Agency; President and Trustee of the Providence Preservation Society; Vice Chairman and a Director of Butler Hospital; a member of the Miriam Hospital Board of Governors; and a member of the Board of the Brown University Medical School.
When not in Providence, she enjoys the Cape with her husband Tom Gardner at their home on Cape Cod.
Robert W. Uek, Treasurer
Uek is a Trustee and Assistant Treasurer of the Cape Cod Center for the Arts. He is a retired Senior Partner of the International Professional Services Firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers.A strong believer in the missions of not-for-profit organizations, Bob, also currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the American Farm School and Perrotis College (in Thessaloniki, Greece); is a former Trustee and Treasurer of the New England Aquarium and currently serves as a Member of both its Magellan Society and its Audit Committee; and, is a Trustee of the Raymond Moore Foundation. With respect to Public Corporate Boards, Bob serves as an Independent Trustee and Chairs the Audit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the MFS Funds. Bob is a graduate from Boston College (BS) and the University of Massachusetts (MS.) Bob is a seasonal resident in Dennis Massachusetts. His principal residence is in Naples, Florida. With his wife Mary, they have three grown children and six grandchildren, all who live in Massachusetts.
Michael is a NYC based Director and Arts Executive. His diverse career in the arts has afforded him positions such as Artistic Director for Cirque du Soleil, Broadway Liaison and Arts Education Consultant to the New York City Department of Education and Entertainment Director for the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp. His highlights as a director or associate include: A Christmas Story (National Tour), Stalking The Bogeyman (NY Times Critics Pick, Outer Critics Circle Nomination), Varekai (Cirque Du Soleil), The Testament of Mary, Deep Love (NYMF 2015), Scrooge: The Musical (National Tour), Mandela! with Norm Lewis, You are Not Alone with Betty Buckley and Lea DeLaria, productions with Sacramento Music Circus, The ZACH Theatre, The York Theatre Company, The Actors Studio Repertory Theatre, The Jerry Lewis Telethon, The Human Race Theatre, The Dramatist Guild, The Huron Playhouse, The Forestburgh Playhouse, Joe’s Pub and the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway benefit production of William Finn’s Elegies: A Song Cycle. Michael’s direction of the show, benefiting marriage equality, was acclaimed as “…profound and visionary.” He is a graduate of The Actors Studio Drama School MFA Directing Program, an alumnus of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab, a Fulbright Scholar finalist and a proud member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. Michael is passionate about and committed to finding ways of utilizing the arts as a tool to empower the lives of those less fortunate, especially children in need. It was during his initial time working with chronically ill children that Michael fully realized his passion for humanitarian work, especially when it involved working within the arts. In addition to his work as a director he regularly teaches acting and audition technique classes in NYC and has served on the visiting faculty of SongFest at the Colburn School in Los Angeles and The Summit School near Washington, DC.
Kathy Rochefort is a seasoned arts professional with expertise in media relations, marketing, and audience development. She has operated Rochefort and Associates, New England’s premier public relations and marketing firm for performing arts, for more than two decades, representing Cirque du Soleil, the Radio City Rockettes, Metropolitan Opera, among many other clients. She was a member of the founding team of the Xfinity Center (formally Great Woods) in Mansfield, MA; she directed marketing and operations for the Celebrity Series of Boston; and early in her career, she was the Associate Managing Director of the Loeb Drama Center at Harvard. She is a lifelong member of the Dennis community, and began her arts career during high school as an usher and box office staff member at The Cape Playhouse.