• STAFF

TAPS STAFF

dcadigan@stanford.edu | (650) 725-2399 | Memorial Hall Lower Scene Shop
Daniel Cadigan
Carpenter. Daniel Cadigan is a shop carpenter with TAPS. He has also worked as the Technical Director for Broadway by the Bay, at San Mateo High School, Ray of Light, and at other performing arts organizations in the Bay Area. Special interests include stage capentry, welding, mechanical systems, and stage automation.
janecasa@stanford.edu | (650) 725-2398 | Memorial Hall Room 146
Jane Casamajor
Production Manager. Jane Casamajor is thrilled to be the Production Manager for the Stanford Department of Theater Arts and Performance Studies. As Production Manager at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture Jane gained experience in rental theatre and worked with many artists and groups in the SF Bay Area. As Production Manager at Boston University Jane worked with a talented team of faculty and staff to re-direct a demanding conservatory program following completion of her Masters of Fine Arts within that program. Other work includes Production and Assistant Production Manager at the San Jose Repertory Theatre, Production Office Coordinator at Arena Stage in Washington DC and a variety of positions with Peninsula Players Theatre in Fish Creek Wisconsin and Madison Repertory Theatre in Madison Wisconsin.
kdooling@stanford.edu | (650) 723-4379 | Roble Gym Room 149B
Katie Dooling
Student Services Officer. Katie is the TAPS Student Services Officer. She has a B.A. in Communication from Santa Clara University and an M.A. in Counselor Education from San Jose State. Prior to joining TAPS, Katie worked in the Stanford English Department for many years. She is passionate about helping students during their time at Stanford. Please email Katie with any questions about the graduate or undergraduate program.
ctfong@stanford.edu | Memorial Hall Room 144
Caitlin Fong
Marketing + Special Events Coordinator. Caitlin graduated from Stanford in 2014 with a bachelor's degree in Political Science and Honors in the Arts. During her time as a student, she served as a Board member for Ram's Head Theatrical, as well as their Executive Producer (2013-14).
tony.kramer@stanford.edu | (650) 735-0740 | Roble Gym Room 147B
Tony Kramer
Facilities Coordinator. Tony joined the Dance Division in 1986, and is currently a member of the TAPS production staff. He supervises departmental events in both the Roble Gym Complex and the Nitery. In addition to maintaining the classrooms and studios of the Roble Gym complex, he also coordinates space reservations and scheduling between a multitude of campus organizations, including the Dance Division, student arts groups, and the Stanford Health Improvement Program.
kmcmullen@stanford.edu | Roble Gym Room 147B
Kenny McMullen
Master Electrician. Kenny provides support to productions as Master Electrician and Supervisor of lighting installations. He has more than twenty years of experience in technical theater and works as Master Electrician, Head Rail, and Stagehand for a variety of performing arts groups in the Bay Area. Kenny's interests include creating special lighting effects.
podwyer@stanford.edu | (650) 723-4216 | Roble Gym Room 101
Patrice O'Dwyer
Patrice is the Department Administrator for TAPS. She is a graduate of Georgetown University with a degree in Economics and Math. She has completed coursework toward and MBA from Golden Gate University. Throughout her career, she has gained significant experience in business operations, project management, facilities and financial management. In her free time, she has been an extra in many films and has done voiceover work. Her passion at work is to create the "Wow" factor."
sokuda@stanford.edu | Memorial Hall Room 144
Stefanie Okuda
Director of Marketing & Special Events. Stefanie joined Stanford TAPS in 2008. She graduated summa cum laude with degrees in Theatre Arts and Philosophy from Santa Clara University, where she also worked for the Director of the Center of Performing Arts. Her interests involve audience development in the performing arts.
heathermiller@stanford.edu | (650) 723-2598 | Memorial Hall Room 132
Heather Patterson
Cutter/Draper. Heather Patterson Miller is the Cutter/Draper for TAPS. She received her BS from the University of California, Davis in Costume Design and is currently working toward her MFA. She has worked in design, construction, and patternmaking for UC Davis, West Bay Opera, and Stanford Summer Theater, as well as for the fashion industry.
japineda@stanford.edu | (650) 723-2576 | Roble Gym Room 149
Janet Pineda
Administrative Associate. Janet Pineda is the Administrative Associate for TAPS. She received a B.S. in Business Administration from San Francisco State University and worked in retail management before joining Stanford.
pstrayer@stanford.edu | (650) 723-0484 | Memorial Hall Upper Scene Shop
Paul Strayer
Shop Lead. Paul Strayer manages the Department's scene shops. In addition, he teaches a variety of woodworking and furniture-making classes during the academic year.
eriks17@stanford.edu | (650) 723-2646 | Memorial Hall Room 130
Erik Sunderman
Technical Director. Erik has a BFA from the University of South Dakota in Technical Theatre and an MFA in Technical Design and Production from the Yale School of Drama. Prior to working for TAPS, Erik was the Technical Director for San Jose Repertory Theater. He has a strong interest in mechanical and structural design for the stage as well as automation.
carolynv@stanford.edu | (650) 723-2598 | Memorial Hall Room 132
Carolyn Vega
Costume Shop Lead. Carolyn Vega's professional background encompasses production and design at fashion, television, film, and theatrical production companies and educational institutions in Southern California. Carolyn developed a line of clothing and accessories which she manufactured and marketed to boutiques across the United States and online between 1992 - 2005. She received an Advanced AA Degree in Fashion Design from The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) in Los Angeles in 1991.