Staff & Board of Directors


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Minnesota Opera Staff

 

Executive

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Ryan Taylor

President and General Director

 

 

 

 

Theresa Murray

Board Relations Director

612-342-9568

 

 

Administrative

Steve Matheson

Chief Financial Officer

612-342-9551

 

 

 

Jen Thill

HR Director

612-342-9552

 

 

 

Steve Mittelholtz

Facility Manager

612-342-9557

 

 

 

Tony Ngonekeo

System Administrator

612-342-1618

 

 

 

Shannon Ratcliff

Staff Accountant

612-342-9590

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Kristin Matejcek

Audience Engagement Manager

612-342-9580

 

 

 

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Kristin Backman

Design Manager

612-342-9588

 

 

 

Eric Broker

Communications Manager

612-342-1612

 

 

 

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Kate Saumur

Marketing & Communications Associate

612-342-1614

 

 

 

Rocky Jones

Web & Digital Media Associate

612-342-9596

 

 

 

Greg Campbell

Patron Services Director

612-342-9591

 

 

 

Kevin Beckey

Patron Services Manager

612-342-9592

 

 

 

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Karl Annable

Associate Patron Services Manager

612-342-9562

 

 

 

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Brian Johnson-Weyl

Patron Services Coordinator

612-342-9563

 

 

 

Development

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Carley M. Stuber, CFRE

Chief Development Officer

612-342-9579

 

 

 

Mallory Roberts

Development Director

612-342-9566

 

 

 

Diana Konopka

Institutional Gifts Director

612-342-9565

 

 

 

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Nickolas Sanches

Development Officer

612-342-9550

 

 

 

Anthony Diaz

Events Manager

612-342-9553

 

 

 

Jeremie Bur

Development Associate

612-342-9574

 

 

 

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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

 

 

 

Pablo Siqueiros

Teaching Artist

612-342-9640

 

 

 

Artistic

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Dale Johnson

Artistic Director

 

 

 

 

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Michael Christie

Music Director

 

 

 

 

Allen Perriello

Head of Music

612-342-9564

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Jonathan Brandani

Assistant Conductor

 

 

 

 

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Lara Bolton

Coach

 

 

 

 

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Eric McEnaney

Coach

 

 

 

 

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Mary Jo Gothmann

Coach

 

 

 

 

 

Production

Karen Quisenberry

Production Director

612-342-1603

 

 

 

Julia Gallagher

Assistant Production Director

612-342-9582

 

 

 

 

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Kerry Masek

Production Stage Manager

612-342-9584

 

 

 

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Lorely Dedrick

Stage Management

612-342-9586

 

 

 

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Jamie Fuller

Stage Management

612-342-9585

 

 

 

Nick Loweree

Stage Management

612-342-1615

 

 

 

 

Mike McQuiston

Technical Director

612-342-9581

 

 

 

Mark Maurer

Scene Shop Foreman/Supervisor

 

 

 

 

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Jenn Maatman

Props Master

612-342-9589

 

 

 

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Raymond W. Steveson, Jr. 

Lighting and Video Coordinator

 

 

 

 

 JC Amel

 Production Carpenter

 612-342-0235

 

 

 

Nate Kulenkamp

Master Carpenter

 

 

 

 

Eric Veldey

Master Carpenter

 

 

 

 

Max Gilbert

Carpenter

 

 

 

 

 

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Corinna Bohren

Costume Director

612-342-9576

 

 

 

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Beth Sanders

Assistant Costume Director

612-342-9577

 

 

 

Yancey Thrift

Tailor

 

 

 

 

Chris Bur

Draper

 

 

 

 

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Katrina Benedict

Draper

 

 

 

 

Helen Ammann

First Hand

 

 

 

 

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First Hand

 

 

 

 

Ann Friese

Stitcher

 

 

 

 

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Stitcher

 

 

 

 

Sara Huebschen

Stitcher

 

 

 

 

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Stitcher

 

 

 

 

 

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

Sharon Bloodworth

Shari Boehnen

Alberto Castillo

 

Jay Debertin

Terrance Dolan

Sara Donaldson

Sidney W. Emery

Maureen Harms

 

Mary Ingebrand-Pohlad

Philip Isaacson

J Jackson

Diane Jacobson

John C. Junek

Christl Larson

Mary Lazarus

Cynthia Y. Lee

Robert Lee

Jeninne McGee

Michael McNamara

Leni Moore

Albin “Jim” Nelson

Kay Ness

Jose Peris

Elizabeth Redleaf

Connie Remele

 

Mary H. Schrock

Linda Roberts Singh

David Smith

Nadege Souvenir

David Strauss

Virginia Stringer

Greg Sullivan

Norrie Thomas

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

Liz Kochiras