Staff & Board of Directors

Meet the People Behind the Scenes at A Red Orchid!

This page features members of our staff and board of directors. Each staff photo links through to an extended biography. Looking for members of A Red Orchid’s Ensemble? Click here.

Staff

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Kirsten Fitzgerald

Artistic Director

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Abigail Madden

Managing Director

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Hope Campbell Gundlah

Communications Coordinator

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Travis A. Knight

Associate Artistic Director

Lawrence Grimm

Lawrence Grimm

Director of Education

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Sadieh Rifai

Artistic Development Coordinator

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Kyle Stoffers

Casting & Communications Assistant

Stephanie Heller

Stephanie Heller

Resident Stage Manager

Christa van Baale

Christa van Baale

Resident Stage Manager

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Chloe Tarnowski

Audience Services Manager

Board of Directors

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Jane Madden

Board Chair

Managing Partner, Global Sustainability & Social Impact – Finn Partners

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Georgia Casciato

Vice Chair

President – Georgia Casciato Healthcare
Consulting Inc.

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Hugh Breslin

Treasurer

Senior Vice President Investments – UBS
Financial Services, Inc.

Lawrence Grimm

Lawrence Grimm

Secretary

Actor, Founding Ensemble Member

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Director, Performer, Teacher, Ensemble Member

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Myron Elliott-Cisneros

Costume Designer, Teacher, Ensemble Member

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Kirsten Fitzgerald (Ex-Officio)

Actor, Artistic Director, Ensemble Member

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Marla Forbes

Independent consultant – CBD Marketing
and @Properties

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Erika Jackson

Vice President – Strategic Leadership, InSite Realty Advisors

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Abigail Madden (Ex-Officio)

Managing Director

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Rebecca Mills

President – W K Mills Consulting, Inc.

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Maureen O’Rourke

CFO – Dearborn Capital Management LLC

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Erin Roberts

Chief Partnership Officer – The Executives’ Club of Chicago

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Michael Shannon

Actor, Founding Ensemble Member

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Fred Spreen

Director of Stable Value Investments – New York Life (Midwest Region)

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Christian Chadd Taylor

Attorney (Retired) – Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Guy Van Swearingen

Actor, Founding Ensemble Member, Chicago Fire Department (Retired)

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Robert Weil

Financial Advisor – The AdvisoryOne Group

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