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FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS, PARTS 1, 2 & 3 by Suzan-Lori Parks, directed by Liz Diamond. Photo by Joan Marcus, 2018.
Yale Repertory Theatre, 2018.

Yale Repertory Theatre, 1120 Chapel Street. Photo by T. Charles Erickson, 2018.

Yale Repertory Theatre, the internationally celebrated professional theatre in residence at David Geffen School of Drama, has championed new work since 1966, producing well over 100 premieres—including two Pulitzer Prize winners and four other nominated finalists—by emerging and established playwrights. Seventeen Yale Rep productions have advanced to Broadway, garnering more than 40 Tony Award nominations and 10 Tony Awards. Yale Rep is also the recipient of the Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre. Established in 2008, Yale’s Binger Center for New Theatre has distinguished itself as one of the nation’s most robust and innovative new play programs. To date, the Binger Center has supported the work of more than 60 commissioned artists and underwritten the world premieres and subsequent productions of more than 30 new plays and musicals at Yale Rep and theatres across the country.

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Yale Repertory Theatre

Our Mission

David Geffen School of Drama and Yale Repertory Theatre train and advance leaders in the practice of every theatrical discipline, making art to inspire joy, empathy, and understanding in the world.

Our Core Values


We expand knowledge to nurture creativity and imaginative expression embracing the complexity of the human spirit.


We put people first, centering well-being, inclusion, and equity for theater makers and audiences through anti-racist and anti-oppressive practices.


We build our collective work on a foundation of mutual respect, prizing the contributions and accomplishments of the individual and of the team.


We wrestle with compelling issues of our time. Energized by curiosity, invention, bravery, and humor, we challenge ourselves to risk and learn from failure and vulnerability.

Yale Repertory Theatre Staff

James Bundy

Artistic Director

Florie Seery

Managing Director

Jennifer Kiger

Associate Artistic Director and
Director of New Play Programs

Artistic Staff

Resident Artists

Playwright in Residence: Tarell Alvin McCraney

Resident Directors: Lileana Blain-Cruz, Liz Diamond, Tamilla Woodard

Resident Dramaturg: Catherine Sheehy

Set Design Advisor: Riccardo Hernandez

Resident Set Designer: Michael Yeargan

Costume Design Advisors: Ilona Somogyi and Oana Boatez

Resident Costume Designer: Toni-Leslie James

Lighting Design Advisor: Jennifer Tipton

Resident Lighting Designer: Stephen Strawbridge

Sound Design Advisor: David Budries

Voice and Speech Advisor: Walton Wilson

Stage Management Advisor: Narda E. Alcorn

Associate Artists

52nd Street Project: Kama Ginkas, Mark Lamos, MTYZ Theatre/Moscow New Generations Theatre, Bill Rauch, Sarah Ruhl, Henrietta Yanovskaya

Artistic Management

Production Stage Manager: James Mountcastle

Literary Manager: Amy Boratko

Artistic Associate: Kay Perdue Meadows

Artistic Fellow: Molly FitzMaurice

Casting: Tara Rubin CSA; Laura Schutzel, CSA;  Merri Sugarman, CSA; Peter Van Dam, CSA; Claire Burke, CSA; Felicia Rudolph, CSA; Xavier Rubiano, CSA;  Kevin Metzger-Timson, CSA; Louis DiPaolo; Spencer Gualdoni

Senior Administrative Assistant to the Artistic Director and Associate Artistic Director: Josie Brown

Senior Administrative Assistant for the Directing, Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism, Playwriting, and Stage Management Departments: Laurie Coppola

Senior Administrative Assistant for the Design and Sound Design Departments: Kate Begley Baker

Senior Administrative Assistant for the Acting Department: Ellen Lange

Library Services: Lindsay King

Production Staff

Production Management

Director of Production: Shaminda Amarakoon

Production Manager: Jonathan Reed

Production Manager for Studio Projects and Special Events and Student Labor Supervisor: C. Nikki Mills

Interim Production Coordinator and Student Labor Supervisor: Robert Chikar

Senior Administrative Assistant to the Production, Theater Safety and Occupational Health, and Technical Design and Production Departments: Grace O’Brien


Technical Directors: Neil Mulligan, Matt Welander

Electro Mechanical Laboratory Supervisor: Alan Hendrickson

Scene Shop Supervisor: Eric Sparks

Senior Lead Carpenter: Matt Gaffney

Lead Carpenters: Ryan Gardner, Kat McCarthey, Sharon Reinhart, Libby Stone


Paint Shop Supervisor: Ru-Jun Wang

Scenic Artists: Lia Akkerhuis, Nathan Jasunas

Scenic Painting Intern: Jihane Fareseddine


Properties Supervisor: Jennifer McClure

Properties Craftsperson: David P. Schrader

Properties Associate: Zach Faber

Properties Warehouse Manager: Mark Dionne

Properties Interns: Jenna Carroll, Kaitlyn Hughes


Costume Shop Manager: Christine Szczepanski

Senior Drapers: Clarissa Wylie Youngberg, Mary Zihal

Senior First Hands: Deborah Bloch, Patricia Van Horn

Costume Project Coordinator: Linda Kelley-Dodd

Costume Intern: Micah Ohno


Lighting Supervisor: Donald W. Titus

Senior House Electricians: Jennifer Carlson, Linda-Cristal Young

Electrics Interns: Christina Dragen-Dima, Alary Sutherland


Sound Supervisor: Mike Backhaus

Lead Sound Engineer: Stephanie Smith

Sound Interns: Twi McCallum, Rebecca Satzberg


Projection Supervisor: Eric Lin

Projection Engineer: Mike Paddock

Projection Intern: Erin Sims

Stage Operations

Stage Carpenter: Janet Cunningham

Lead Wardrobe Supervisor: Elizabeth Bolster

Lead Properties Runner: Billy Ordynowicz

Lead Light Board Programmer: David Willmore

FOH Mix Engineer: Eric Norris


General Management

General Manager: Kelvin Dinkins, Jr.

Associate Managing Directors: Madeline Carey, Caitlin Dutkiewicz

Associate Managing Director, Special Projects: Sami Cubias (fall)

Assistant Managing Director: Chloe Knight (spring)

Senior Administrative Assistant to the Managing Director and General Manager: Emalie Mayo

Management Assistants: Allie Delaney, Annabel Guevara, Jake Hurwitz

Company Manager: Caitlin Dutkiewicz (fall), Matthew Sonnenfeld (spring)

Development and Alumni Affairs

Director of Development and Alumni Affairs: Deborah S. Berman

Senior Associate Director of Institutional Giving: Janice Muirhead

Senior Associate Director of Operations for Development and Alumni Affairs: Susan C. Clark

Associate Director of Development: Will Gaines

Associate Director of Development Communications and Alumni Affairs: Casey Grambo

Senior Administrative Assistant to Development and Marketing & Communications: Jennifer E. Alzona

Development Assistants: Natalie King, Chloe Knight, A.J. Roy


Director of Finance, Human Resources, and Digital Technology: Katherine D. Burgueño

Director, Yale Tessitura Consortium and Web Technology: Janna J. Ellis

Manager, Business Operations: Martha Boateng

Business Office Analyst: Stacie Wcislo

Digital Communications Associate: George Tinari

Business Office Specialists: Sharon Brown, Preston Mock

Senior Administrative Assistant to Business Office, Digital Technology, Operations, and Tessitura: Shainn Reaves

Digital Technology Associates: Chris Atchley, Edison Dule

Business Office Assistant: Ashlie Russell

Database Application Consultants: Bo Du, Ben Silvert

Theater Safety and Occupational Health

Director of Theater Safety and Occupational Health: Anna Glover

Assistant Health and Safety Supervisor: Annabel Guevara (fall), Jacob Santos (spring)

Marketing, Communications, and Audience Services

Director of Marketing: Daniel Cress

Director of Communications: Steven Padla

Senior Associate Director of Marketing and Communications: Caitlin Griffin

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications: Oakton Reynolds

Marketing and Communications Assistants: Annabel Guevara, Jake Hurwitz, Natalie King

Publications Manager: Marguerite Elliott

Director of Audience Services: Laura Kirk

Assistant Director of Audience Services: Shane Quinn

Subscriptions Coordinator: Tracy Baldini

Audience Services Assistant: Molly Leona

Customer Service and Safety Officers: Kevin Delaney, Ed Jooss, John Marquez


Director of Facility Operations: Jennifer Gonsalves

Operations Associate: Nadir Balan

Arts and Graduate Studies Superintendents: Jennifer Draughn Michael Halpern

Team Leaders: Andrew Mastriano, Sherry Stanley

Facility Stewards: Michael Humbert, Marcia Riley

Custodians: Sybil Bell, Christina Davis, Tylon Frost, Cassandra Hobby, Kathy Langston, Mark Roy, Jerome Sonia

Photo Credits

James Udom and Eboni Flowers in Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3 by Suzan-Lori Parks, directed by Liz Diamond, songs and additional music by Suzan-Lori Parks, scenic design by Riccardo Hernández, costumes by Sarah Nietfeld, lighting by Yi Zhao, sound design and music supervision by Frederick Kennedy, wig design by Cookie Jordan, technical direction by Latiana (LT) Gourzong, and stage management by Shelby North. Photo © Joan Marcus, 2018.

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Yale Repertory Theatre photo © T. Charles Erickson, 2018.