Gulfshore Playhouse is passionately committed to enriching the cultural landscape of our region by producing professional theatre to the highest artistic standards and providing unique educational opportunities to diverse groups of people in a spirit of service, adventure, and excitement.


Kristen Coury

Kristen Coury

CEO and Producing Artistic Director

Joel Markus

Joel Markus

COO and Managing Director

Artistic & Education

Kristen Coury

CEO and Producing Artistic Director

Steven Calakos

Director of Education

Audrey Zielenbach

Literary Manager

Dann Dunn

Artistic Associate

Meredith Singleton

Education Associate

John Perine

Education Associate

Emilie Baartman

Education Assistant

Mackenzie Caraballo

Executive Assistant

Mary McGough

Education Associate

Finance & Administration

Joel Markus

COO and Managing Director

Alyson McCoy

Director of Finance

Jim Dallas

General Manager

Abby Greer

Company Manager

Chanda Hawthorne

Assistant Company Manager

Joe Salemme

Facilities Manager

Erin Perez

Director of Events / Food & Beverage

Denise Vonada

Front of House Manager

Maureen P Devine

Finance Associate

Jocelyn Richardson

Front of House Assistant

Taylor Ho

Office Manager/Bookkeeper

Allison Winkel

Executive Assistant


Lisa Halsey

Chief Advancement Officer

Sarah Owen

Advancement Officer: Events and Donor Engagement

Brandon Horwin

Advancement Officer

Dave Blount

Donor Stewardship and Events Coordinator

Ashleigh Jennings

Advancement Coordinator


Ray Inkel

Director of Production

John Forton

Technical Director

Alex Riggs

Assistant Technical Director

Anthony Knudson

Construction Charge

James Allen

Scenic Art Supervisor

Elizabeth Knudson

Lighting Supervisor

Jennifer Bronsted

Costume Shop Manager

Dyna DeMerritt

Costume Technician

Sheridan Brooks Parkinson

Wardrobe Supervisor

Owen True

Sound Engineer

Andrew Babb

Properties Supervisor

Gwendolyn Rygg

Props Artisan

Carolyn Schar

First Hand

Hunter Booth

Properties Technician

Emma Madden

Costume Technician

Gabe Landes

Lighting Technician

Addison Griffin

Scenic Artist

Tom Gregus

Scenic Technician

Molly Conklin

Stage Management Production Assistant

Lila Sell

Assistant Production Manager

Dylan Gellett

Stage Management Production Assistant


Rachel Applegate

Chief Marketing Officer

Heidi Overman

Marketing Manager

Luke Matlock

Patron Services Manager

Ashley Martinez

Graphic Designer

Sara Ross

Patron Services Assistant

Tim Coryell

Patron Services Assistant

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