Administrative Staff

Office Hours

Monday–Friday from 9 am–5 pm, except on holidays as noted below.
*On Fridays between Memorial Day and Labor Day, the office closes at 1 pm.

Holiday Office Closures

New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King, Jr., Day; Presidents Day; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Columbus Day; Thanksgiving Day; and Christmas Day.

Administrative Staff Listing

Administrative and Financial Services

Gabriel van Aalst
President & CEO

Artistic Operations

  • Adria Benjamin
    Orchestra Personnel Manager
    [email protected]
  • Ryan Brickle
    Stage Technician
  • Patrick Chamberlain
    Associate Vice President of Artistic Planning
    [email protected]
  • Gary Edison
    Stage Technician
  • Judy Yin-Chi Lee
    Director of Operations and Community Programs
    [email protected]
  • Kristin Orlando
    Associate Vice President of Operations
    [email protected]
  • Erin Vander Wyst
    Principal Librarian
    [email protected]


Jon Gossett
Interim Vice President of Development
[email protected]

Education & Community Engagement

Marshell Jones Kumahor
Vice President of Education & Community Engagement
The Marjorie Bunnell Charitable Fund Vice President of ECE Chair
[email protected]

Marketing & External Affairs and Patron Services

Geoff Cohen
Vice President of Marketing & External Affairs
[email protected]


Patron Services Representatives:

Julia Escueta-Acosta, Director of Patron Services
Enide Charlemagne, Senior Patron Services Representative
Carissa Taliaferro, Patron Services Representative

Call 1.800.ALLEGRO (255.3476) to reach a Patron Services representative.