See Chicago Dance
641 W. Lake Street, Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60661

Phone: 312-846-6357




Julia Mayer, Executive Director
Questions on advocacy, funding, or infrastructure? Email Julia:
julia @ 


Surinder Martignetti, Community Engagement Manager
Questions on programming and re-opening guidelines? Email Surinder:
surinder @


Jackie Kling, Marketing and Programs Manager
Questions on advertising opportunities or having issues with uploading to the website? Email Jackie:
jackie @


Emily Loar, Programs Associate
Suggestions for our social media platforms? Email Emily:
programs @


Lauren Warnecke, Senior Editor, Journalism Program
Questions on having your performance reviewed? Email Lauren:
editor @



Board of Directors



Brian Smith, Board President -
Chief Marketing OfficerThe Joffrey Ballet

Colleen Flanigan, Board Vice President -
Chief Marketing OfficerAuditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University

Patti Eylar, Treasurer -
FacultyChicago Ballet Arts

Sarah M. (Barkowski) Cuddihee, Secretary - 
Executive Director, Finance and Theatre ManagementBroadway In Chicago

Debra Bernstein-Siegel, Development Committee Chair -
Faculty, School of Music, Theatre and Dance Oakland University

Meghan McNamara, Governance Committee Co-Chair -
Director of Marketing and Audience Development, Harris Theater for Music and Dance

Melissa Platt, Governance Committee Co-Chair -
Senior Director, Campaign Management, Rush University Medical Center



Amanda Banks
Contracting Counsel, Accenture

Greg Becker
President, Grand Stage Company

Michael Foster
Senior Sales ManagerThe Whitehall Hotel

Sarah Lombardi
Financial Controller, Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Jorge Pérez
Executive & Associate Artistic Director, Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater

Dawn Stanislaw
Executive Director, Visceral Dance Chicago

Shiwali Varshney Tenner
Director, Alvarez and Marsal


Carol L. FoxCo-founder & President Emeritus President, Carol Fox & Associates
Niki Morrison, Co-founder - Vice President of Marketing, Carol Fox & Associates