Attorney and Shareholder at Guess & Rudd, P.C.
Original member of Cyrano’s Board of Directors (1995-2001)
Vice President of Finance and Administration Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Alaska Public Media
Community Engagement Director for the Anchorage Concert Association
Nonprofit Consultant, Schroeder Consulting Service
Lead Independent Director for SAExploration
Former Vice-President of Exploration and Land for ConocoPhillips Alaska.
Cyrano's Theatre Company is now inviting new committee members who will help us evolve to our next stage of fiduciary sustainability. We especially welcome new members who will reflect the demographics and diversity in our community. If you also have interest in serving on the Board we can particularly use individuals with PR, IT, and communication skills. If you are an experienced grant writer...open arms await your expertise.
Current committees include the Development/Resource Committee and the Finance Committee. Please email us at email@example.com if you are interested or would like more information.
Holding a BFA in Communications from Chapman University and an MFA in Directing from University of California Irvine’s prestigious Claire Trevor School of Arts, Teresa has directed professionally Off-Broadway, regionally, and internationally. She has worked with New York Classical Theatre, Vital Theatre Company, and the NY Fringe Festival and also previously served as the Executive Director of Anchorage Community Theatre. She has served on arts councils, development groups and other committee associations; locally in Anchorage she has collaborated on and off stage with organizations such as Perseverance Theatre, ACT, ATY, Alaska Native Heritage Center, Alaska Dance Theatre, UAA Department of Theatre, Out North Theatre, and worked with several nonprofit and charitable groups in a variety of roles.
Janet has worked with more than a dozen companies and casts and venues of all sizes as both stage and production manager. She is also a talented actress and director, knows everyone and has a wealth of great stories for all occasions! Janet has also directed CTC productions including the musical version of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.
Schatzie Schaefers, Development and Administrative Associate
Schatzie is a playwright, actress, producer and director with a long history in the Anchorage theatre community. She served as Marketing & Development Director for Out North from 2007-2010, and has worked in development for numerous local arts organizations including Valdez Last Frontier Theatre Conference. She served three years on the Board of Directors at Anchorage Community Theatre, and as a grants panelist for Alaska State Council on the Arts and National Performance Network. Previous work with Cyrano’s includes acting in KAFKA DANCES, WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?, and ANTON IN SHOW BUSINESS, and directing BECKY’S NEW CAR. She holds a B.A. in Theatre from UAA.
Alexis is relatively new to Anchorage and over the moon to be involved with Cyrano's Theatre Company as an actor and in marketing. Recent/Favorite credits include: The Great American Trailer Park Musical with Cyrano's Theatre Company, Moon Over Buffalo with The District Theatre, Parade at St. Ambrose University and Lord of the Underworld's Home for Unwed Mothers at Muscatine Community College. She studied Theatre at St. Ambrose University and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree.
Jeremy Gaunt has worn many hats in productions at Cyrano's including stage management, design, and acting. He received his B.A. of Theatre from UAA and has performed for Cyrano's since then, including Antony and Cleopatra, Ever Christmas Story Ever Told, and The Afterlife of J. Edgar Hoover.
and many more:
Please contact us if you are interested in joining the Cyrano's family as an USHER, VOLUNTEER or BOX OFFICE STAFF!
Some of the Designers at Cyranos...
Our Founders and Emeritus
Jerry & Sandy Harper ~ Artistic Director Emeritus & Producing Artistic Director Emeritus, Founders of CTC ~ Learn more
David Edgecomb and Elizabeth Ware ~ Cyrano's Company Founding Members Emeritus