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General Contact

info@worldartswest.org or call 415.474.3914


Staff

Executive Director: Julie Mushet - julie@worldartswest.org

Festival Managing Director: Arlene Kato - arlene@worldartswest.org

Production Manager: Micaela A. Nerguizian - micaela@worldartswest.org

Senior Production Consultant: Jack Carpenter

Marketing and Communications Director: Terry Conway - terry@worldartswest.org

Development Director: Anne Huang - anne@worldartswest.org

Festival Artistic Directors: Carlos Carvajal and CK Ladzekpo

Public Relations: Scott Horton - scott@worldartswest.org

Bookkeeper: Fred Tse

Interns: Daniela Genie, Trishya Movilla, Andréa Spearman

Core Volunteers: Gigi Jensen, Janie Revelo, Gloria Vlachos

 

Credits

Festival Graphic Design:
Jason Fuges
Basic 8 Creative
www.basic8creative.com


Web Development and Maintenance:
Third Strand, Inc.
www.thirdstrand.com


Web Design:
Erika Bauer
ebStudios Creative
www.ebstudios.com

Photography:
RJ Muna
www.leftspace.com

Steven Blumenkranz
stevenblumenkranz.zenfolio.com

Bonnie Kamin


Research and writing for program and website pages:
Patti Trimble 2008-present
www.pattitrimble.com


 


2016 Festival Season Production Team

Scenic Designer and Technical Director: Sean Riley
Lighting Designer: Patty-Ann Farrell
Sound Designer: Calvin Jones
Stage Manager: Kate Mattson (wk 1 & 2) and Nikita Kadam (wk 3)
Assistant Stage Manager: Nikita Kadam (wk 1 & 2) and Sarina Renteria (wk 3)
Backstage Manager: Jessica Rodriguez
Artist Check-in: Rebecca Wolfe
Backstage Runner: Kilian Farrell-Alvarado
Stage Door Security: Slim's Security
Videographer: Rapt Productions
Front of House Usher Manager: Eyla Moore (wk 1 & 2) and Sara Moncada (wk 3)
Front of House Patron Services: Sara Moncada (wk 2) and Rob Taylor (wk 1 & 3)
Reception Coordinator: Sara Moncada
Hospitality: Diane Theodorelos/Cow Hollow Catering



Board of Directors

Amanda Almonte
Owner, Citybloom, Inc.

Elaine Connell, Secretary
Community Arts Advocate

Sydney Firestone, Acting Treasurer
Deloitte Director, Retired

Prabha Gopal
Bay Area Performing Arts, Founder and President

Eddie Madril
Sewam American Indian Dance Company, Founder
Developer & CPA (Inactive)

Stephen Pinkoski
Data and Systems Architecture Consultant
Sales Operations Project Manager, hp (Retired)

Herbert Rosenthal
Executive Director Emeritus, State Bar of California

Chandre Sarkar-Singhal, Vice President
Arts Advocate and Design Professional

Māhealani Uchiyama, President
Kumu Hula and Director, Māhea Uchiyama Center for International Dance



Advisory Council

Brenda Berlin
Arts Education Consultant
Former Executive Director of Young Audiences of No. California

Bernard Boudreaux
Senior Manager, Community Relations, Target Corporation

Blanche Brown
Community Arts Advocate
Dancer and Founder of Group Petit le Croix

Shereé Chambers
Senior Sales Associate, Wilkes Bashford

Julia Cheng
Community Arts Advocate

Lanie Denslow
President, PDI-POA: Protocol Officers Association

Dr. Jerry Duke
Professor Emeritus and retired Chair of Dance Department, SFSU

Diane Goldsmith
Artist-Agent, Graphic Designer, Square Moon Productions

Dennis Jang
CFO, Trans Pacific National Bank

David Lei
Former President, International Sources
Founder, Chinese Performing Arts Foundation

Esther Li
CPA, Foundation for Deep Ecology

Lynn Luckow
CEO, LikeMinded

Fiona Ma, Honorary Advisory Member
California State Board of Equalization

Magan Patel
Former Executive Vice President of Union Bank
Former Chairman of Union Bank International
Former Trustee of World Affairs Council

David Roche
Executive Director, Western Folklife Center

Manoj Shailendra
Senior Sales Executive, Emirates Airlines

Susan Somaya
San Francisco Consular Corps