Town Hall Theatre Company Staff and Contacts
Box Office Phone: (925) 283-1557
Production Office and Town Hall Education Phone: (925) 283-6673
Box Office Manager: Dennis Markam
Program Design: Lynn McAuliffe (925) 377-1997
About Our Staff:
Dennis Markam [Teaching Artist, Ads/Promotions Coordinator, Box Office Manager] has been seen on the Town Hall stage over the past few years as Duke Orsino in Twelfth Night, Gabriel Utterson in Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, Young Scrooge/Scrooge's Nephew in Scrooge!, Yvan in 'Art' (Shellie Nominee), along with many more. He has also directed around the area, most recently Laughter on the 23rd Floor at Diablo Actors Ensemble (where he is a board member). Dennis began teaching at Town Hall Kids working with Rena Wilson and a troupe of brilliant 5th graders on Willy Wonka Jr. at Spring Hill Elementary School and has been involved as a Teaching Artist and occasional producer for Town Hall Kids ever since. If Dennis could impart one piece of knowledge it would be that tappers should always check their screws.
Leah McKibbin [Main Stage Production Manager] is a graduate from St. Mary’s College of California with a BA in Theatre where she did work in acting, directing and stage managing. In the past she has stage managed Miracle on 34th Street, Rabbit Hole,The Odd Couple (Female Version), Tartuffe, 'Art,' The Importance of Being Earnest and Proof at Town Hall Theatre, Old Times with TheaterFIRST, and The Threepenny Opera, The Salt Plays: In The Wound and Salt Plays: Of The Earth with Shotgun Players. In the summer of 2009 she was the Assistant to the Producer on the FURYFactory Theater Festival. She is looking forward to all future productions at Town Hall Theatre both as a stage manager and production manager.
Joel Roster [Education Programs Manager/Teaching Artist] has been, over the past seven years, a fixture at Town Hall, both onstage and off. He's been a Teaching Artist at Town Hall since the program was first revamped back in 2006, and since then, he's directed many full-scale productions with young performers, including Urinetown: The Musical, Harvey, Moon Over Buffalo, The Music Man, Bugsy Malone, Once Upon A Mattress, Annie Get Your Gun and Our Town. For Town Hall's Main Stage, he has directed Bleacher Bums and the East Bay premiere of The Graduate. As an actor at Town Hall, he has appeared in Arcadia (Septimus Hodge), Bullshot Crummond (Capt. Hugh Crummond), Groucho: A Life In Revue (Harpo/Chico Marx), Rough Crossing (Dvornichek), and Fall 2011's Picasso at the Lapin Agile (Pablo Picasso). For the last nine years, Joel has also served as an instructor for Diablo Valley College's College For Kids program.
Joel received his training as an actor and director from Jim Kirkwood, Beth McBrien, Douglas Dildine, Andrea Weber, Harvey Berman, Ray Stansbury, Les Abbott, and many others. He studied at Diablo Valley College and in private workshops and classes all over California. He is deeply honored to be part of Town Hall's Educational Programs once again.
Clive Worsley [Artistic Director] is an award winning actor, director and theatre educator. He has appeared on many Bay Area stages including Berkeley Rep, California Shakespeare, Magic Theatre, TheatreWorks, Marin Theatre Company, Town Hall and many more. He is a former member of the Berkeley's acclaimed Shotgun Players and current Associate Artist with the California Shakespeare Theatre where he is a fixture in their educational and community outreach programs. He looks forward to the opportunity to further Town Hall's position as the artistic and cultural center of our community.