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Changing Roles

  • Eileen Garcia Appointed Properties Director at the Santa Fe Opera

    Michael S. Eddy | Changing RolesIndustry News | June 30, 2021The Santa Fe Opera has appointed Eileen Garcia as its new Properties Director. Garcia had returned earlier this year as the Interim Properties Director to take the place of longtime SFO Properties Director Randy Lutz, who died on January 12, 2021. Stage Directions sends its sincere congratulations to Garcia and look forward to hearing all […] Read More...
  • Lisa Burger, National Theatre Executive Director and Joint Chief Executive to Step Down in Summer 2022

    Stage Directions | Changing RolesIndustry News | June 29, 2021The National Theatre has announced today that Lisa Burger, Executive Director and Joint Chief Executive, will step down in Summer 2022. Burger’s career at the National Theatre has spanned 20 years. She joined the NT as Finance Director in 2001, before becoming Chief Operating Officer in 2010. Burger took on the role of Executive Director in […] Read More...
  • Littlite® Appoints New Sales Team Members

    Stage Directions | Changing Roles | June 22, 2021Littlite® has appointed Randy Robertson as Sales Manager for the Littlite brand of gooseneck task lights and accessories. Robertson spent 10 years in the Littlite sales department before taking a position as a manufacturer’s rep, a position he held for seven years. Robertson’s growing family responsibilities prompted a career change that allowed more at home […] Read More...
  • Elizabeth Theodora is SETC’s New Professional Services Manager

    Stage Directions | Changing Roles | June 16, 2021SETC is pleased to announce that effective July 1st, Elizabeth Theodora (she/her) will be SETC’s new Professional Services Manager. Theodora has been with SETC since the Fall of 2019 as its Membership & Technology Manager. She managed possibly the best, most efficient, no-wait convention registration in Louisville 2020. Since, she has been instrumental in navigating […] Read More...
  • Amelia Ablan Joins Lifeline Theatre as Production Manager

    Stage Directions | Changing Roles | June 16, 2021Lifeline Theatre welcomes Amelia Ablan to her new staff position as Production Manager, beginning June 2021. Reporting directly to Artistic Director Ilesa Duncan and Managing Director Allison Cain, Ablan will be responsible for overseeing the production processes for the company, collaborating closely with directors and the Artistic Director to fulfill the production needs for Lifeline’s […] Read More...
  • Berkeley Rep Announces Sunshine Deffner as New Associate Managing Director

    Stage Directions | Changing Roles | June 15, 2021Berkeley Rep has named Sunshine Deffner as its new Associate Managing Director. Deffner previously worked as the Senior Director of Operations and Education for The California Symphony in Walnut Creek, where she served as an organizational leader for concert operations, artistic administration, program development, strategic partnerships, education programming, and general operations. At Berkeley Rep, Deffner […] Read More...
  • Bandit Lites Hires Melanie Miller to World Headquarters

    Stage Directions | Changing Roles | June 8, 2021Bandit Lites is pleased to share the hiring of Melanie Miller as its Accounts Payable Manager. Miller earned a degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. She gained experience in investment and international accounting and has held positions as a controller and chief financial officer. Miller […] Read More...
  • ACT Lighting Welcomes Bradley Cronenwett as Regional Outside Sales 

    Stage Directions | Changing Roles | June 8, 2021ACT Lighting, Inc. is pleased to announce that Bradley Cronenwett has joined the company as Regional Outside Sales for the southeast. An Ohio native, Cronenwett brings to his new post more than a decade of production experience in lighting and design with touring shows such as Cirque du Soleil as well as theme park design at […] Read More...
  • Creative Stage Lighting Adds McKinney and Badgley to Staff

    Stage Directions | Changing Roles | June 2, 2021Creative Stage Lighting Co., Inc. is pleased to announce that it has made two additions to its staff. CSL has hired Mark McKinney for the position of Vice President, where he will be responsible for Creative Stage Lighting’s sales efforts, customer experience, and operations. McKinney brings extensive sales and operations experience to Creative Stage Lighting. […] Read More...
  • DPA Microphones Welcomes Søren Høgsberg as EVP of Sales and Marketing

    Stage Directions | Changing Roles | June 2, 2021DPA Microphones is pleased to announce the appointment of Søren Høgsberg as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, effective immediately. As a former executive with many of Denmark’s leading corporations, Høgsberg will call on his global experiences to lead DPA in strengthening the coordination of its sales and marketing initiatives. “In an effort to […] Read More...
  • Promotions at Stages Consultants

    Stage Directions | Changing Roles | June 1, 2021Stages Consultants is pleased to announce the promotion of two of its key members, Adam T. Huggard and Heather Fisher Stoll. Read More...
  • New Sales Hires at Altman Lighting

    Stage Directions | Changing Roles | June 1, 2021Altman Lighting announces two new hires in its sales department. Jon Hyrkas will serve as the new Western Regional Sales Manager, and Jake Rhodes will serve as Product Sales Specialist, starting June 1, 2021. Read More...
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