Staff & Board of Directors


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Minnesota Opera Staff

 

Executive

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Ryan Taylor

President and General Director

 

 

 

 

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Theresa Murray

Director of Board Relations

612-342-9568

 

 

Administrative

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Jeff Couture

Finance Director

612-342-9551

 

 

 

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Jen Thill

HR Director

612-342-9552

 

 

 

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Steve Mittelholtz

Facility Manager

612-342-9557

 

 

 

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Dylan Howell

Finance Associate

612-342-1610

 

 

 

Tony Ngonekeo

System Administrator

612-342-1618

 

 

 

Marketing & Communications

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Darby Lunceford

Chief Marketing Officer

612-342-9555

 

 

 

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Katherine Castille

Marketing Director

612-342-9560

 

 

 

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Kristin Matejcek

Audience Engagement Manager

612-342-9580

 

 

 

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Kristin Backman

Design Manager

612-342-9588

 

 

 

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Eric Broker

Communications Manager

612-342-1612

 

 

 

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Kate Saumur

Marketing & Communications Associate

612-342-1614

 

 

 

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Rocky Jones

Web & Digital Media Associate

612-342-9596

 

 

 

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Kevin Beckey

Audience Services Manager

612-342-9592

 

 

 

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Karl Annable

Associate Audience Services Manager

612-342-9562

 

 

 

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Brian Johnson-Weyl

Audience Services Coordinator

612-342-9563

 

 

 

Development

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Carley Stuber, CFRE

Chief Development Officer

612-342-9579

 

 

 

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Mallory Roberts

Director of Development

612-342-9566

 

 

 

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Diana Konopka

Director of Institutional Relations

612-342-9565

 

 

 

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Anthony Diaz

Events Manager

612-342-9553

 

 

 

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Nickolas Sanches

Development Associate

612-342-9550

 

 

 

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Jonathan Lundgren

Development Operations Coordinator

612-342-9567

 

 

 

Education

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Community Education Director

612-342-9573

 

 

 

Matthew Abernathy

Project Opera Music Director

612-342-9597

 

 

 

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Alisa Magallón

Teaching Artist

612-342-1604

 

Artistic

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Dale Johnson

Artistic Director

 

 

 

 

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Michael Christie

Music Director

 

 

 

 

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Roxanne Stouffer Cruz

Artistic Administrator

612-342-9571

 

 

 

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Floyd Anderson

Artistic Relations and Planning Director

612-342-9572

 

 

 

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David Sander

Dramaturg

612-342-9575

 

 

 

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Lara Bolton

Coach

 

 

 

 

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Eric McEnaney

Coach

 

 

 

 

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Mary Jo Gothmann

Coach

 

 

 

 

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George Smith

Voice Teacher, Resident Artist Program 

 

Production

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Karen Quisenberry

Production Director

612-342-1603

 

 

 

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Corinna Bohren

Costume Director

612-342-9576

 

 

 

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Kerry Masek

Production Stage Manager

612-342-9584

 

 

 

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Beth Sanders

Assistant Costume Shop Manager

612-342-9577

 

 

 

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Mike McQuiston

Technical Director

612-342-9581

 

 

 

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Larry Kline

Scene Shop Foreman

612-342-9587

 

 

 

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Jenn Maatman

Props Master

612-342-9589

 

 

 

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Julia Gallagher

Assistant to the Production Director

612-342-9582

 

 

 

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Hannah Holthaus

Assistant Stage Manager

612-342-1615

 

 

 

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Jamie Fuller

Assistant Stage Manager

612-342-9585

 

 

 

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Lorely Dedrick

Production Assistant

612-342-9586

 

 

 

Minnesota Opera Board of Directors

 

Officers

Margaret Wurtele

Chair

 

Ryan Taylor

President and General Director

 

H. Bernt von Ohlen

Vice Chair

 

Nadege Souvenir

Secretary

 

John Junek

Treasurer

 

Directors

Richard Allendorf

Patricia Beithon

Karen Brooks

Bernard J. Brunsman

Jane M. Confer

Jay Debertin

Sara Donaldson

Sidney W. Emery

Maureen Harms

Sharon Hawkins

Ruth S. Huss

Mary Ingebrand-Pohlad

Philip Isaacson

J Jackson

James Johnson

John C. Junek

Christl Larson

Mary Lazarus

Cynthia Y. Lee

Michael McNamara

Albin “Jim” Nelson

Kay Ness

Jose Peris

Elizabeth Redleaf

Connie Remele

Don Romanaggi

Christopher Romans

Mary H. Schrock

Linda Roberts Singh

Nadege Souvenir

David Strauss

Virginia Stringer

H. Bernt von Ohlen

William White

Margaret Wurtele

 

Directors Emeriti

Karen Bachman

John A. Blanchard, III

Burton Cohen

Julia W. Dayton

Mary W. Vaughan

 

Honorary Directors

Dominick Argento

Philip Brunelle

Dolly Fiterman

Liz Kochiras

Patricia H. Sheppard