EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Erin Moore is a graduate of the Master of Arts program in Arts Administration at Teachers College, Columbia University, and completed her Bachelors degree in English at the University of California, Los Angeles. She has worked with theaters and performing arts organizations across New York City since 2011, including organizations such as the American Associates of the National Theatre, Lincoln Center Corporate Fund, Signature Theatre Company, and Second Stage Theatre. Her professional theatre career began over ten years ago in Los Angeles, where she has been a company member at organizations including Theatre West and the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum. She is also known for her tenure on the cult classic soap opera, “Santa Barbara,” in which she portrayed Samantha Capwell.
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR Tom Wojtunik has been in New York City since 1997, and in Astoria for the last twelve years. For APAC he has directed Blood Brothers (NY IT Award Nominee, Outstanding Director), The Secret Garden, Love Trapezoid (workshop), The Human Comedy, Children of Eden (NY IT Award, Outstanding Musical), The Pillowman, Ragtime and Proof. NY directing credits include: The Secret Catcher (Ensemble Studio Theatre); The Groove Factory (NYMF); It Is Done (The Mean Fiddler); Bright Lights, Big City (MMC); The Who’s Tommy, Man of La Mancha, Six Degrees of Separation, Urinetown (NY IT Award, Outstanding Musical), Take Me Out (The Gallery Players); The Play About the Naked Guy and Edenville (NY IT Nominee – Best Director, Emerging Artists Theatre); The Miss Education of Jenna Bush (FringeNYC, Best Solo Show & Audience Favorite); Grease 3: Threase (UCB/The Pit); Rum and Vodka and The Good Thief (Prospect St. Productions); I’m in Love with Your Wife (Midtown International Theatre Festival). Tom served as a 2007/2008 Resident Director at Ensemble Studio Theatre, where he was an Associate Producer on the 2008 Marathon of One-Act Plays. He was an Associate Casting Director at Charles Rosen Casting, produced the 2002 Festival of New Musicals for the National Alliance for Musical Theatre, and served as Artistic Director of NeoPack, a theatre company focused on new work, from 2001-2004. BFA: Marymount Manhattan College. Member: SDC, LCT Directors’ Lab, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Emerging Artists Theatre. tomwojtunik.com Click here to find out more about Tom.
PRODUCTION MANAGER Annie Jacobs moved to Queens over eight years ago. Since moving to New York, she has been working in production management followed by project management at Queens based scene shop, Showman Fabricators. She has worked on Broadway’s Little Mermaid, Sweeney Todd, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, television’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”, “Dr. Oz”, “Disney World’s American Idol Experience” and many others. She has been served as Production Manager for all of APAC’s shows since joining them in 2009. She has also production managed Working and Unlock’d for Prospect Theater Company. Before coming to New York she received her BFA from the Theatre School at DePaul University followed by her MFA from the School of Drama at Yale University. Find out more about Annie.
BOX OFFICE MANAGER Heesuk Chae is a New York based box office manager/director/playwright. She is originally from South Korea. She graduated from Hunter College with BA in Theatre. APAC: The Cottage, Blood Brothers and Billy Witch. Her production credits: Ordinary Days (Theatre Lapis), Degeneration X (Perf Productions), Come Out and Obsession (York Avenue Theatre and the Riant Theatre), A Month of Sundays (Midtown Madness Festival), Spreading the News (the Unity Theatre), The Lane (Roy Arias Theatre), The Proverbial Loons (Castillo Theatre), Benito Cereno (Horizon Theatre Rep) and Spark (The Nightborn).
PRESS AGENT Katie Rosin/Kampfire PR has worked with APAC since 2008, handling press for The Cottage, Blood Brothers, Billy Witch, The Secret Garden, A Hard Wall At High Speed, The Human Comedy, MilkMilkLemonade, Children of Eden, The Pillowman, The Children’s Hour, Ragtime, Triumph of Love. Katie was instrumental in the launch of the Broadway musical Brooklyn and the National Tour of Mother Load. She has been integral in multi-dimensional campaigns for IT Award recipients, GLAAD Award Winners and Drama Desk nominees. In April, Kampfire will be launching Stage17.tv, a new digital entertainment destination for episodic fiction and reality programming for the world’s largest stage—the Internet. Kampfire clients include: All For One Theater Festival, Astoria Performing Arts Center, Tony Award Winning Double Play Connections, The League of Professional Theater Women, Manhattan Theatre Works, New York Innovative Theatre Awards, Queens Theatre, terraNOVA Collective, WorkShop Theater Company, and York Shakespeare Company. www.kampfirefilmspr.com