TEAM

AJ EPSTEIN | EL PRESIDENTE

 

Amongst a few other things, AJ is the proprietor of this here theatre space. In 1995, AJ presaged the webcam revolution when he broadcast the musical Cowboys in Love live to the internet. His company, The Ethereal Mutt – Limited produces theatre, music and indie film – often with an eye towards the exploration of Science through Art. Off Broadway: Tim Crouch’s An Oak Tree, Mike Daisey’s How Theatre Failed America, Regional and Touring: The Flying Karamazov Brothers’: L’Universe; Starball; A Dreamy Musical Astronomy Show; Saving Tania’s Privates; Muffin Face

LIZA COMTOIS | GENERAL MANAGER

Liza Comtois is a Seattle based producer and dramaturg. Her past producing credits include the 2013 & 14 Sandbox One Act Play Festivals, The West Side Story Project for the 5th Avenue Theatre, Line Producer for The Light in the Piazza at Intiman and as the Forums Producer for the Seattle International Film Festival. Other experience includes work with ShadowCatcher Entertainment on Sherman Alexie’s Smoke Signals, the National Performance Network tour of O, Say a Sunset and as Intiman Theatre’s Artistic Associate under Bartlett Sher.

JESSILEE MARANDER | VENUE & IN-HOUSE PRODUCTION MANAGER

Jessilee Marander is a long-time stage manager who has worked with Seattle Shakespeare Company, Village Theater, Seattle Public Theater, and Seattle Opera. She has also worked as a teaching artist with Seattle Opera, the Evergreen School, and Broadway Bound Children's Theatre. Jessilee holds a B.A. in Theater from Western Washington University and spent three seasons with the Utah Shakespeare Festival before returning to her home state in 2008.

 

 

 

 

REIKO HUFFMAN | TECH DIRECTOR & ASSOCIATE VENUE MANAGER

In addition to this position, Reiko currently holds the position of Scenic Charge Artist for Washington Ensemble Theatre. While she continues to work throughout Seattle as a freelance scenic designer and painter, she continues to pursue her dream of working solely in theatre and visual art. Originally from San Diego, CA, Reiko graduated from Seattle University with a B.A. in Visual Arts and Theatre. Reiko continues to design and paint for theatre companies such as New Century Theatre company, Freehold, Theater Schmeater, and more!