Please Note: Performances of My Fair Lady are scheduled for August 2-7 of next year (2022). View Details

Des Moines Performing Arts Staff


Jeff Chelesvig

President & CEO Contact

Laura Sweet

Vice President & COO Contact

Heidi Watkins

Director of Finance Contact

Tiffany Fitzpatrick

Finance Manager Contact

Bill Pinegar

Human Resources Manager Contact

Rita Gardner

Accountant Contact

Wendy Albrecht

Payroll & Benefits Specialist Contact

Christopher Cuhel

Database Analyst Contact


Barb Preuss

Director of Marketing Contact

Jonathan Brendemuehl

Communications Manager Contact

Greg Votava

Digital Marketing Manager Contact

Sarah Infante

Digital Marketing Specialist Contact

Programming and Education

Eric Olmscheid

Director of Programming and Education Contact

Karoline Myers

Education Manager Contact

Julie Houghton

Programming and Education Coordinator Contact

Sara Perez

Education Program Coordinator, Curriculum Contact

Lynnae Lathrop

Education Program Coordinator, Camps Contact

Production and Building Services

Janet Albanese

Director of Production and Building Services Contact

Nicholas Romano

Stage Operations Manager/Head Carpenter Contact

Jamie L. Stepp

Head Audio Contact

Cole Giudicessi

Production Supervisor Contact

Ly Ung

Building Services Manager Contact

Heng Teav

Assistant Building Services Manager Contact

Ticket Office

Kennedy Bollmeyer

Ticket Office Manager Contact

Brooke Bridenstine

Ticket Office Manager Contact


Ticketing Services Representative Contact


Ticketing Services Representative Contact


Cherian Koshy

Director of Development Contact

Anna Cramer

Development Manager Contact

Emily Kruse

Development Manager Contact

Guest Services

Allie Ross

Guest Services Manager Contact

Miranda Lee

Assistant Guest Services Manager Contact