Staff


La MaMa is a community-based organization, run collectively by our team. Emphasizing responsibility over hierarchy, our staff collaborates across disciplines and departments to serve our local and global networks.

ARMANDO ARIAS
Superintendent 

HAO BAI
Technician  

WILLIAM ELECTRIC BLACK
Poetry Electric Director / Curator  

DAVID BONILLA
Technician 

MURIELLE BORST-TARRANT
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Playwright in Residence 

CLAYTON DANIEL BRIGGS
Box Office/Front of House Staff  

ROCCO CANDELA-MICHELUS
Technician 

THEO COTE
Video Production Manager 

JAMES DEWHURST
Technician 

GILBERTO DIAZ-FLORES
Box Office/Front of House Staff 

KAORI FUJIYABU
Deputy Development Director 

MARY FULHAM
Managing Director 

MICHAL GAMILY
Coffee House Chronicles Director / Curator  

SOPHIE GLIDDEN-LYON
Digital Archive Project Manager 

DENISE GREBER
Puppet Series Director/ Marketing Manager/ International Relations 

YAEL HASKAL
Development Associate 

CHRIS IGNACIO
Box Office Manager/Online Happenings Technician 

MARIELLE ILJAZOSKI
Sound Supervisor/Online Happenings Technician 

JOYCE M. ISABELLE, CFRE
Development Director 

JOHN ISSENDORF
Director of Audience Development 

RYAN LEACH
Social Media Marketing and Outreach Associate 

ANDRES LOPEZ-ALICEA
Box Office/Front of House Staff 

JUAN MERCHAN
Lighting Supervisor 

SARAH RAE MURPHY
Technician / La MaMa Moves! Production Coordinator 

MATT NASSER
Experiments Play Readings Director  

NICKY PARAISO
Programming Director for The Club/Curator for La MaMa Moves! 

BEVERLY PETTY
Producing Director 

PEARSE REDMOND
Front of House Supervisor/Online Happenings Technician 

MOLLY REISMAN
Box Office/Front of House Staff 

JACK REYNOLDS
Assistant Technical Director 

JOHANNA RING
Grant Writer 

OZZIE RODRIGUEZ
Director of the Archives / Historian 

KIKU SAKAI
Accounts Manager 

JANE CATHERINE SHAW
Box Office/Front of House and Great Jones Staff 

MELISSA SLATTERY
Capital Accounts Manager 

SHIGEKO SUGA
Archive Associate 

AMY SURRATT
Associate Producer 

MARK TAMBELLA
Technical Director 

ANASTASIOS TOULIOUS
Porter, Great Jones Rehearsal Studios 

GREGORY TOULIOUS
Superintendent, Great Jones Rehearsal Studios 

MARTIN VALDEZ
Assistant Superintendent 

MIA YOO
Artistic Director

To contact our staff, please email web@lamama.org and we will direct you to the appropriate team member.

Other Services

MARC BOVINO
Graphic Design 

GOLDSTEIN HALL PLLC
Attorneys 

STUDIO JG LECAT/JEAN-GUY LECAT
Theatre Consultant 

KENNETH MARTIN
Operations Consultant 

STEVEN J. MAUCERI, CPA
Accountant 

MAURY DONNELLY & PARR, INC.
Insurance

ANDREA NELLIS
Financial Consultant 

PARENTE DEVELOPMENT, LLC 
Facility Projects Manager 

MATT ROSS PUBLIC RELATIONS
Press Representative 

SAM RUDY
Press Relations Consultant