One of the unique aspects of CUC's Theatre Program is our Artists of Concordia Theatre Student Board of Managers. These students have volunteered their time and energy in leading Concordia's theatrical endeavors. They have taken responsibility of specific areas of the production process and work with the directors, administrator's and creative staff to see that Concordia's Theatre is both a theatre of excellence but a solid educational hands-on experience.
MAKEUP DESIGN MANAGER
Caitlin comes from the great city of Cleveland, Ohio. She is currently a senior and has been designing hair and makeup for over 5 years at Concordia University Chicago (CUC). Recent makeup credits include: In the Soundless Awe (CUC), Hamlet and Eggs (Fury Theatre Company), Midsummer Night's Dream (Fury Theatre Company), and many more. She is also a stage manager and has stage managed such shows as Romeo and Juliet (CUC), Twelfth Night (CUC), and others. She hopes to attend graduate school for theatrical design.
SCENIC DESIGN MANAGER
Alecia is from the small town of Jacob in Southern Illinois but has always had an eye for the big city lights. Having participated in theatre all throughout grade school and high school, she knew she wanted to continue to gain professional theatre experience once she came to Concordia. Alecia would like to earn her certification in Massage Therapy and use it to help actors de-stress before shows.
Geordie is from Columbus, IN. He has participated in theatre productions since the 4th grade. His recent roles at Concordia include Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, Ensemble in Godspell, Kenny in Fuddy Meers, and Ernst in Cabaret. Geordie intends to apply his Theatre Major and History Minor to his interest in Dramaturgy.
LIGHTING DESIGN MANAGER
Rebecca Eifert began working on the lighting crew her freshman year of college and has then served for two years on the ACT board as the Lighting Chair. Having worked as board operator, master electrician, and designer, Becca finds the nuances of lighting and all it has to offer as the driving factor behind all her work.
ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DIRECTOR & SOUND/VIDEO MANAGER
Justin Glombicki is a senior at Concordia University Chicago. He has a strong interest in lighting, sound and video production for live theatre. He has work on over 20 shows for Concordia and has been selected to intern for many Chicago theatres, including an electrics internship at Lookingglass Theatre. He is proud to have worked as Technical Director for In the Soundless Awe as part of Concordia’s 2012/2013 Season (KCACTF Regional Selection). Justin currently works as a freelance electrician for many professional theaters in Chicagoland.
THEATRE OFFICE ASSISTANT & BOX OFFICE MANAGER
Becoming involved with the Artists of Concordia Theatre Department has expanded Rachel’s knowledge of the business and artistic aspects of Theatre. As ACT’s Box Office Manager, Rachel has gained experience in marketing, accounting, and regular business transactions which prove not only useful, but necessary tools for today’s professional market.
Phillip is originally from Springfield, IL where he participated in several small school productions at Lutheran High School. Upon attending Concordia University Chicago, Phillip joined the Artists of Concordia Theatre. Phillip has appeared as Ensemble in Julius Caesar, Jeffery in Godspell, Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet, Peter in The Zoo Story, and Ensemble in Cabaret.
SCENE SHOP FOREMAN
Jenni is from Minnesota and has been involved with Theatre since grade school. Jenni is a theatre artist whose interests include acting, writing, technical design, and a little bit of everything involving theatre.
Kathryn Mooers is a senior at Concordia University Chicago with a double major in theatre and business marketing. The position of ACT board publicity chair involves her with the planning, creation, and distribution of promotional materials. Over the past 3 years Kathryn had the unique opportunity to use both her degrees while networking with local businesses to advertise for the season.
Jake’s involvement with the Artists of Concordia Theatre has given him the opportunity to grow and flourish as an actor and theatre artist. Theatre work is what he lives for.
COSTUME SHOP MANAGER
Kristin has travelled all the way from Phoenix, AZ to be a part of Concordia's theatre department. She is in her fourth and final year at Concordia and will be graduating in May with a bachelor in theatre. She has spent all four years with the Artists of Concordia Theatre and has served the last three years as Costume Manger. Through her position she not only manages the costume shop but has designed for many of the major productions as well. Upon graduation she intends to take all she has learned here and venture into the field of costume design in the city of Chicago.
Allison’s goals as a marketing student revolve around two separate tracks. She is interested in special events coordination as well as finance. As Arties (Artists of Concordia Theatre Awards) coordinator, Allison is gaining experience in special events coordination that will be applicable post-graduation.