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Noëlle Gibbs

Noëlle Gibbs

Executive Artistic Director

Noëlle (she/her) has worn a variety of hats at PVTC over the past ten years, including Children’s Conservatory Director and Associate Artistic Director.

Lizzie Chapman

Lizzie Chapman

Community Engagement Coordinator

Lizzie Chapman (She/Her) is very excited to be working at PVTC. Lizzie loves how theatre can impact a community, and looks forward to continuing to grow as a human and an artist with the PVTC.

Hilary Stevens

Hilary Stevens

Teaching Artist

Hilary (she/her)comes to California from Salisbury, Connecticut and is excited to be back at PVTC. A graduate of Shenandoah Conservatory/University, she holds a B.F.A in Theatre for Youth with a minor in Voice. She has worked with various theatres in the Bay Area.

Lindsay Saier

Lindsay Saier

Teaching Artist & Designer

Lindsay Saier (she/her) is a Bay Area artist and educator who is passionate about storytelling through Wigs, Hair, and Makeup Design, and Education.

Brad Turner

Brad Turner

Board Chair

Brad Turner is the Vice President and General Manager of Global Education and Literacy for Benetech...

Don Gustafson

Don Gustafson

Board Member at Large

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John McGrory

John McGrory

Board Member at Large

John McGrory is a business executive, musician, teacher, coach, and passionate supporter of youth performing arts...

Stacie Doherty

Stacie Doherty

Managing Director

Stacie (she/her) joined the PVTC staff in 2011 and has worked as an arts administrator since 2007. She received her B.A. in Theatre from UC San Diego.

Peter Hsieh

Peter Hsieh

Marketing Director

Peter (he/him) is a marketing professional, filmmaker, and playwright with 11 years of marketing and communications experience.

Maddie Zdeblick

Maddie Zdeblick

Teaching Artist

Maddie Zdeblick is a Seattle-based teaching artist, director, and PhD student in education at UW Seattle.

Fred Eiras

Fred Eiras

Set Designer & Artist

Fred (he/him) joined the PVTC during the summer of 2018, returning to the Bay Area after 13 years in Kentucky. Fred has been actively involved in educational, community, and professional theatre on and off the stage for 45 years.

Jason Kipnis

Jason Kipnis

Treasurer

Jason joined the PVTC Board in 2018, after years of attending various productions his son and daughter...

Noelle Gibbs

Noelle Gibbs

Board Member at Large

Noëlle is an interdisciplinary theatre artist living and creating work in the San Francisco Bay Area. Noëlle grew up as a...

Alanna McNaughton

Alanna McNaughton

Board Member at Large

Alanna McNaughton has been involved with PVTC in some capacity since playing a Lost Boy in Peter Pan in 2006...

Maddie Rostami

Maddie Rostami

Associate Artistic Director of Inclusivity

Maddie (she/they) is a Brooklyn-based teaching artist, producer, and dramaturg. Maddie first joined the PVTC community as an intern in 2011 and has returned every summer since as an intern, director, and staff member.

Jess Bennett

Jess Bennett

Children's Conservatory Associate

Jess (she/her) was born and raised in the Bay Area. Jess got bitten by the acting bug in middle school, after making her stage debut as Lady Capulet in Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet.

Raf Ornes

Raf Ornes

Music Director

Raf (he/him) began working with PVTC in 1996 when he conducted a production of The Music Man. Since then he has been the music director for many shows for PVTC, while concurrently serving as Minster of Music at Valley Presbyterian Church.

Susan Strehlow

Susan Strehlow

Bookkeeper

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Jenny Redo

Jenny Redo

Secretary

Jenny Redo was the President and co-founder of Selby Education Foundation, a position she held for 17 years...

Ginger Holt

Ginger Holt

Valley Presbyterian Church Liaison

Ginger's association with PVTC started 28 years ago when she performed in Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, a great show with...

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Noelle Gibbs

Executive Artistic Director

Noëlle (she/her) has worn a variety of hats at PVTC over the past ten years, including Children’s Conservatory Director and Associate Artistic Director...

Peter Hsieh

Marketing Director

Peter (he/him) is a marketing professional, filmmaker, and playwright with 11 years of marketing and communications experience in...

Don Gustafson

Board Member-at-Large
Friends with VPC Committee

Jess Bennett

Children's Conservatory Associate

Jess (she/her) was born and raised in the Bay Area. Jess got bitten by the acting bug in middle school, after making her stage debut as Lady Capulet in...

Raf Ornes

Music Director

Raf (he/him) began working with PVTC in 1996 when he conducted a production of The Music Man. Since then he has been the music director...

Peter

Marketing Director

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Noelle Gibbs

Executive Artistic Director
Board Member-at-Large

Noëlle (she/her) has worn a variety of hats at PVTC over the past ten years, including Children’s Conservatory Director and Associate Artistic Director...

Jason Kipnis

Treasurer
Finance Committee
HR Committee

Jason joined the PVTC Board in 2018, after years of attending various productions his son and daughter (now in high school) performed in...

Maddie Rostami

Artistic Associate

Maddie (she/they) is a Brooklyn-based teaching artist, producer, and dramaturg. Maddie first joined the PVTC community as an intern in 2011...

John McGrory

Board Member-at-Large
Fundraising Committee
Marketing Committee

Grace Lee

Advisory Board
I.D.E.A Committee
Friends with VPC Committee

Grace Lee is a Bay Area designer, educator and community volunteer. She is currently a member of the Palo Alto Architectural Review...

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Brad Turner

Board Chair
Executive Committee
COVID Committee

Brad Turner is the Vice President and General Manager of Global Education and Literacy for Benetech. His team runs Bookshare...

Stacie Doherty

Managing Director

Stacie (she/her) joined the PVTC staff in 2011 and has worked as an arts administrator since 2007. Stacie received a B.A. in Theatre from UC San Diego...

Lizzie Chapman

Community Engagement Coordinator

Lizzie (she/her) holds a BA in Interdisciplinary Dance Studies and a Minor in Theatre Performance from Humboldt State University. Before working at PVTC...

Ginger Holt

Board Member-at-Large
Valley Presbyterian Church Liaison
Friends with VPC Committee
Coming Back from COVID Committee

Ginger's association with PVTC started 28 years ago when she performed in Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, a great show with...

Alanna McNaughton

Board Member-at-Large
Alumni Representative
Marketing Committee
Fundraising Committee
I.D.E.A. Committee