Rowan Joseph - Producing Artistic Director
Rowan Joseph has worked in the entertainment industry for over 35 years as a producer, director, and actor; 2017 marks his fourth season as the Producing Artistic Director at Totem Pole Playhouse. As founding Managing Director, Joseph built, opened and operated The Century Center for the Performing Arts in New York City, where he presented Paula Vogel’s Pulitzer Prize winning drama, How I Le...
James Nadeau - Associate Producer
This is James’ first season with Totem Pole Playhouse but he is no stranger to the entertainment industry. He recently finished a ten-year contract with Stiletto Entertainment as a Casting Director. His experience also includes House Manager for The Geffen Playhouse as well as Production Manager for several other production houses in the Los Angeles area. In New York, James worked as Assistant Box...
Sue McMurtray - General Manager
Having enjoyed a brief retirement of 10 months from her position as Managing Director in 2013 after 25 years at Totem Pole Playhouse, Sue was delighted to return to her old desk as Director of Marketing and Promotion. Recently she took on the role of General Manager. A local gal, she graduated from Waynesboro Area Senior High with the class of 1965. A graduate of The Wilmington School of Radiolog...
Renee Rankin - Box Office Manager
Renee is a native of Chambersburg. She received her MFA in Creative Writing in 2011 from Goddard College in Plainfield, VT. She wrote the INSPIRATION column for JLTNews, the e-newsletter for Juneteenth Legacy Theatre. She’s had ten-minute plays produced by The Queens Players Act 5 New Play Festival in Queens, NY and the InGenius Fesitval and Testogenius Festival at Manhattan Theatre Source. In Sep...
Betsy Liou - Office Manager
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Cyd Tokar - Graphic Designer
Most recently from Tucson, Arizona, Cyd is returning to her east coast roots and embracing a love for all things theater! A graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology with degrees in Graphic Design and Textile Design, as well as a degree in Organizational Management from University of Phoenix, Cyd has put her varied skills and experience to work in fields such as family practice, behavioral h...
Robert Salm - Production Manager
Robert graduated from Texas Tech University in 2007 with Bachelors Degree in Theater, and is currently working on a MFA at University of New Orleans in Theater Design. Prior to joining the Totem Pole Playhouse, Robert has taught high school and Middle School Theater all across the state of Texas and currently serves as Technical Director at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, LA....