Our Staff

Administration

Phone 519-672-9030

Executive

Dennis Garnhum
Artistic Director
x 256
dgarnhum [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Evan Klassen
Executive Director
x 253
eklassen [at] grandtheatre [dot] com

Artistic Administration

Lyndee Hansen
Producer
x 257
lhansen [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Breanne Ritchie
Education Manager
x 224
britchie [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Christine Gruenbauer
Company Manager
x 354
cgruenbauer [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Lennette Randall
Artistic Director Intern
x 223
lrandall [at] grandtheatre [dot] com

Administration

Barb Whang
IT Director
 
bwhang [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Britt Duncan
Tessitura Administrator
x 233
bduncan [at] grandtheatre [dot] com

Finance

Ansel Tempral
Director of Finance
x 255
atempral [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Judy Risser
Finance Associate
x 248
jrisser [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Kelly Fraleigh
Finance Associate
x 225
kfraleigh [at] grandtheatre [dot] com

Marketing & Digital Strategy

Lia Karidas
Director of Marketing & Digital Strategy
x 280
lkaridas [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Rana Bajandooh
Digital Marketing Strategist
x 262
rbajandooh [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Allison Birs
Marketing Project Manager
x 267
abirs [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Caitlin Core
Communications Manager
x 266
ccore [at] grandtheatre [dot] com

Audience Development

Ali Samuel
Front of House/Patron Services Manager
x 265
asamuel [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Haley Helm
Assistant Front of House Manager
 
hhelm [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Sarah Hilton
Director of Business Relationships and Events
 
shilton [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Celia Silverson
Fundraising
x 116
csilverson [at] grandtheatre [dot] com

Box Office & Audience Services

Cheryl Willison
Box Office Manager
x 403
cwillison [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Denise Hay
Audience Services Representative
x 402
dhay [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Karen McDonald
Audience Services Representative
x 401
kmcdonald [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Jacob Wiley
Audience Services Representative
x 405
jwiley [at] grandtheatre [dot] com

Production

Paul Fujimoto-Pihl
Director of Production and Operations
x 259
pfujimotopihl [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Brayden Crawford
Technical Director
x 359
bcrawford [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Sonja Niedermaier
Technical Director
x 269
sniedermaier [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Jim Doucette
Production Driver
x 358
jdoucette [at] grandtheatre [dot] com

Properties

Natalie Kearns
Head of Props
x 235
nkearns [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Natalie Tsang
Props Builder/Buyer
x 238
ntsang [at] grandtheatre [dot] com

Wardrobe

Lisa Wright
Head of Wardrobe
x 244
lwright [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Elaine Ball
Assistant Head of Wardrobe/Accessories Builder
x240
eball [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Kathryn Sherwin
Cutter
x 243
ksherwin [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Megan Choma
Wardrobe Apprentice
x 243
 

Scenic Carpentry

Craig Pearson
Head Scenic Carpenter
x 122
cpearson [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Tom Steward
First Carpenter
x 124
 
John-Michael Plester
Second Carpenter
x 124
 

Scenic Art

Richard Lawler
Head Scenic Artist
x 123
rlawler [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Craig Guthrie
Senior Scenic Artist
x 123
cguthrie [at] grandtheatre [dot] com

Spriet Stage Crew

Steve West
Head Stage Carpenter
x 236
swest [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Aaron Ouellette
Head of Audio
x 258
aouellette [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Liam Arbogast
Head of Lighting
x 279
larbogast [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Jared Whitty
Head of Flys
x 264
jared.whitty [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Raz Zemitis
Head Stage Wardrobe
x 229
rzemitis [at] grandtheatre [dot] com

Auburn Stage Crew

Steve Allen
Head Technician
x 228
sallen [at] grandtheatre [dot] com

Operations

Mike MacDonald
Building Manager
x 232
mmacdonald [at] grandtheatre [dot] com
Aaron Simmons
Assistant Building Manager
x 232
asimmons [at] grandtheatre [dot] com

Housekeeping

Patricia Sexsmith
Matthew Moncreiffe
x 237
 

Security

Shannon Goneau
Marty Petersons
Gaurav Thukral
John Whitty
x 237