Staff | Alabama Shakespeare Festival
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Alabama Shakespeare Festival

a not-for-profit organization under the direction of

Rick Dildine

Artistic Director

Todd Schmidt

Executive Director


Deputy Artistic Director: Greta Lambert

Artistic Assistant: Cameron Williams

Resident Dramaturg: Dr. Susan Willis

Director of Production: Eddie Coffield

Assistant Production Manager: Lonnell Lomax

Company Manager: Nikita Crowell

Director of Costume Production (Interim): Kyle Everett

Shop Foreman/Senior Draper: Lester Kiser

Draper: Michelle Petit

First Hands: Rachel Irvin, Cameron Wasner

Stitchers: Jacob Early, Paul Haesemeyer, Christine Loosely

Head of Hair & Makeup: Ryan Sozzi

Wardrobe Supervisor/Rental Coordinator: Emma Scott

Master Electrician: Philip Hahn

Assistant Master Electrician: Brandon Vick

Staff Electriction: Aaron Burns

Head of Sound: Russell Bush

Lead Audio Technician: Simon Tursky

Assistant Audio Technician: Tyler Atkisson

Props Master: Shanley Aumiller

Assistant Props Master: Charles Kilian

Technical Director: Matthew Holl

Interim Scenic Charge: Jessical Carlson


Director of Finance: Laura O’Donahue

Accounts Manager: Carolyn Dubose

Director of Development: Eve Loeb

Development Manager: Lindsey Jinright

Director of Marketing & Communications: Layne Holley

Senior Graphic Designer: Brandy Blackburn

Senior Marketing Manager: Leigh Owen

Digital Marketing Manager: Hillary Taylor

Events & Front of House Coordinator: Michael Buchanan

SchoolFest & Group Sales: Stan Thomas, Julius Taylor

Director of Information Technology: Jeremy Ramsey

Facilities Manager: Alan Rod

Facilities Staff: Kelvin Smith, Mark Wilson, Roderick Hasberry, Lashonda Sankey

Master Gardener: Karen Weber

ASF is proud to support the Alabama Institute for Education in the Arts

Executive Director: Randy Foster

Alabama Shakespeare Festival and its artists, staff, and artisans are busy at work. The pandemic is inspiring us to develop creative programs and events to bring the arts to you in this age of social distancing. Please join us along this journey by making a contribution today. Your tax-deductible gift will help ASF engage, entertain, and inspire students and adults. 

Gifts of any amount are greatly appreciated.