We tell stories worth singing

Our Team

Company admin staff email addresses are constructed as follows: first letter of first name + last name at azopera.org. For example: John Smith (jsmith@azopera.org)

ARIZONA OPERA STAFF

Joseph Specter
General Director 

ARTISTIC

Zackery Hayhurst
Director of Artistic Administration

Allen Perriello
Head of Music and Director, Marion Roose Pullin Opera Studio

Lauren Dickerson
Company Manager

Keitaro Harada
Associate Conductor

Henri Venanzi
Chorus Master

Marianne Shifrin
Orchestra Manager

Laura Tagawa
Orchestra Librarian

BOX OFFICE

Jennifer Dulik
Director of Patron Services

Rhea Shaffer
Box Office Manager

Beth Youngblood
Assistant Box Office Manager

Christopher Daly
Box Office Associate

Sarina Lacina
Box Office Associate

COSTUME SHOP

Kathleen Trott
Costume Shop Manager

CeCe Sickler
Cutter/Draper

Victoria Widener
Costume Technician

Kearney Starr
Wardrobe Supervisor

DEVELOPMENT

Ashley Parks
Director of Development

Caitlin Deegan
Associate Director of Development, Institutional Giving and Research

Kevin Newell
Individual Giving Officer

Jenny St. John
Development Consultant

EDUCATION

Joshua Borths
Director of Education and Community Engagement, and Resident Stage Director

FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION

Joann Serra
Director of Finance and Administration

Dawn Busby
Staff Accountant

Iryna Comstock
Accounting Associate

Sharon Krause
Office Manager

MARKETING

Laura Schairer
Director of Marketing and Public Relations-Audience Magnets

Caitie Quick
Marketing Manager

PRODUCTION

Greg Hirsch
Resident Lighting Designer & Director of Production

Peter Nolle
Technical Director

STAGE MANAGEMENT

Keri Muir
Production Stage Manager

Brandon Ehrenreich
Assistant Stage Manager

Ruth Sager
Assistant Stage Manager

WIGS AND MAKEUP

Alita Camacho
Wig & Makeup Manager

Sara Jane Odneal
Shop Assistant

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