Theatre Alberta Staff

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Keri Mitchell (she/her)

Executive Director

Keri is proud to serve as Theatre Alberta’s Executive Director alongside an amazing team of colleagues. She is a graduate of the University of Alberta’s BA Honours Drama program and has also worked with and volunteered at Citadel Theatre, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, iHuman Youth Society, and Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations. Keri is an alumni of Edify’s Top 40 Under 40 and artEquity’s national facilitator training program.

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Dennie Hamaliuk (she/her)

Office & Membership Coordinator

Dennie is a graduate of MacEwan University’s Arts and Cultural Management program and has previously worked with the Edmonton Arts Council. She first joined Theatre Alberta as our Dramaworks Program Assistant in 2014 and has been in her current role as Office & Membership Coordinator since 2016.

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Kate Kosinski (she/they)

Office & Membership Coordinator

Kate is a graduate of MacEwan University’s Arts and Cultural Management program. Through past work with Found Festival, Fringe Theatre Adventures, and Alberta Avenue Community League, she has developed a love for community-centered art and all those involved.

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Chris Profiri (she/her)

Librarian

Chris is a graduate of the University of Alberta with a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Studies. She returned to Theatre Alberta after many years working in a forensic engineering library. Chris also serves on the board of Alberta Artistic Swimming.

Jana O'Connor (she/her)

Program Coordinator

Jana is an Edmonton-based writer, performer, instructor and event coordinator. In addition to her many roles both on and off local stages, Jana is nationally known as a guest contributor to CBC Radio’s Because News, a cast member/writer on CBC Radio’s The Irrelevant Show and writer/performer on CAUTION: May Contain Nuts on APTN. She is the proud recipient of the Edmonton Artists’ Trust Fund Award, and the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Emerging Arts Award.

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Jessica Glover (she/her)

Program Associate

Jessica is an Associate Producer with Catalyst Theatre and the co-founder and co-Artistic Producer of Cardiac Theatre. She is also a member of the 3.7% Initiative YEG+ (a collective which supports BIPOC women and non-binary theatre makers). Jessica returns to Theatre Alberta after joining the team in 2017 as Programs Intern.

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Jesse Del Fierro (they/them)

Outreach & Partnerships Coordinator

Jesse is a non-binary, Filipinx – Canadian theatre creator, performer and facilitator. They have the absolute joy of being Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre & Playwrights Theatre Centre’s 2021-22 MSG Emerging Dramaturg, and recently served with Andrés Moreno as one of The 35//50 Initiative’s Strategic Coordinators in partnership with Theatre Alberta.

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Andrés Moreno (they/them)

Outreach & Partnerships Coordinator

Andrés is a proud Colombian artist and creator who has always loved the tradition of storytelling and finding ways to infuse theatre into those stories. They are a multifaceted artist whose interests include playwriting, acting, directing, creation work, design, and piña coladas. Andrés recently worked with Jesse Del Fierro as one ofThe 35//50 Initiative’s Strategic Coordinators in partnership with Theatre Alberta.

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Simone A. Medina Polo (she/her)

Communications & Marketing Coordinator

​​Simone holds a B.A. in Philosophy and English from Concordia University of Edmonton as well as a diploma in Arts and Cultural Management from MacEwan University. Simone is also known in the arts world as the festival producer for the Nextfest Arts Company as well as for her music production under the moniker pseudo-antigone.

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Ray Brickwood (he/him)

Communications & Marketing Coordinator

Ray holds a B.A. (Honours) in Theatre from the University of Winnipeg and a Creative Communications Diploma from Red River College.  He has worked as the Communications Coordinator for Rainbow Stage and as a Marketing and Communications Coordinator for the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre.

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Kasia Tomczak (she/her)

Financial Administrator

Kasia has a degree in Managerial Economics from Polytechnic University of Koszalin, Poland and has received an Accelerated Accounting Certificate from N.A.I.T. She also serves as a board member and scout instructor and loves making a difference in the lives of children through education and the preservation of culture and heritage.

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