Our Staff

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

2016-2017

President

Steen Sanderhoff


Vice President

Bob Benson


Secretary

Karen Hamilton


Treasurer

Robert Bishop


Members

Charles Bauer-King

Rose Bliss

Rich Chiapete

Michael Clickner

Roslyn Coleman Kinchen

Jeff Duchrow

Bob Gall

Eric Guttenberg

Ellie Hammond

Mary Sue Langendorf

Len Maki

Ralph Malicki

Emily Mueller

Kate Potter-Barrow

Renee Prochniak

Mike Shelby

Joyce Smith


Ex officio

Douglas Instenes

Joycelyn Fish

 

Douglas Instenes

Doug Instenes

Managing & Artistic Director
doug@racinetheatre.org

Joycelyn Fish

 

Joycelyn Fish

Director of Marketing & Development
joycelyn@racinetheatre.org

TeriKarpinski_BoxOfficeManager

Teri Karpinski

Business Manager
teri@racinetheatre.org

Tina-portrait-color-e1386621569578

Tina Paukstelis

Season Ticket Coordinator
boxoffice@racinetheatre.org

ChrisReinhardt_TechnicalDirector

Chris Reinhardt

Technical Director
chris@racinetheatre.org

Contact Information:
2519 Northwestern Ave.
Racine, WI 53404
262-633-4218 box office

 

Stay Connected to RTG:
Sign-up for our newsletter!

 


THEATRE CLASS INSTRUCTORS

KaraErnst

KARA ERNST- SCHALK has participated in over 50 productions at the Racine Theatre Guild.  She has directed/choreographed our shows: Little Shop of Horrors, The Marvelous Wonderettes, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling BeeThe Rocky Horror Show, I Do! I Do!, My Way, A Grand Night for Singing and Lucky Stiff.  She has produced  many Children’s Theatre productions including this season’s upcoming productions of Let Down Your Hair, Rapunzel andThe Big Bad Musical.   Kara holds her BFA in Musical Theatre (UW-Stevens Point).  She received her acting training at The Lee Strasburg Theatre and Film Institute and her dance training at The Milwaukee Ballet Studio, DanceWorks and Broadway Dance Center.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Briana

BRIANA LIPOR, a native of Racine, recently played Ariel in Greendale Community Theatre’s production of The Little Mermaid.  She began her training in theater under the direction of former Theater Guild teacher, Phyllis Mount. Her passion for the arts blossomed throughout her childhood landing her roles in shows such as South Pacific, Beauty and the BeastGuys and DollsFootloose and many more! She went on to study Vocal Performance at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in Kenosha, WI.  Her love for music, theater and dance motivated her to become a state representative for Music Friends organization and carry the message of arts education nationally as Miss Wisconsin 2008. Briana is thrilled to continue another year as an educator with The Racine Theater Guild.

 

 

 

 

 

ROBERT KROESmary-poppins-12-2016_0003 is an award winning teacher and performer from the Racine area.  He holds his Bachelors of Music from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point with degrees in vocal performance, choral and general music education.  He has participated at the Racine Theatre Guild in Les Miserables (Enjolras), Spamalot (Patsy), Little Shop of Horrors (Seymour), Lend Me a Tenor (Max), A Night at the Nutcracker (Eddie), and Mary Poppins (Bert).  Robert is the Director of Choral Activities at Union Grove High School.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

KATE KOWBEL is theater instructor and director of Horlick Theatre Arts. She has directed  Almost, Maine for RTG and Pinocchio and The Tale of Peter Rabbit (and Benjamin Bunny) for RCT. She’s first became involved with the Guild in high school when she was cast in HONK! Since then she has participated in over 40 of our productions.