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STAFF & BOARD

STAFF

Artistic/Administrative
Fred Anzevino (Artistic Director) – [email protected] 
Christopher Pazdernik (Producing Director) – [email protected]
Matthew Chase (Director of Production) – [email protected]

Audience Services
John Weagly (Box Office Manager) – [email protected]
Lila Marooney (House Manager)
Julian Weslander(House Manager)

Marketing and Public Relations
Arts ink, Inc.
Inquires can be directed to Whitney Rhodes – [email protected]

Accounting
Solomon Hursey (Brilliant Squirrel Bookkeeping)
Michael Belanger (Brilliant Squirrel Bookkeeping)

Food and Beverage
Niki Green (Bar Manager)

Building Staff
Marco A. Bernal (C & M Cleaning Services – Facility Manager)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Dick Moran
Treasurer
Richard (Dick) Moran received his MBA from the University of Chicago and is a Certified Public Accountant for small business, professional practices and individual clients. A life long Rogers Park resident, Dick currently serves as Treasurer for the Rogers Park Community Council and Rogers Park Community Development Corporation. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, Illinois CPA Society, National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts and Association for Computing Machinery.
Stephanie C. Clergé

Stephanie C. Clergé is thrilled to join a fantastic organization such as Theo. The art of storytelling, mainly through live theatre, inspires Stephanie to share her authentic experiences with others while creating a unique bond of empathy with those with differing life stories. In her professional experience, Stephanie is a Medical Doctor and Public Health Professional operating at the intersection of Medicine, Business, and Health. In addition to her medical degree, Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and a Master of Business Management. The foundation of her work is geared toward creating lasting positive social change for all. Every day she works to infuse her clinical background, business acumen, and joie de vivre into a passion for creating healthy and thriving communities where everyone can enjoy life to the fullest extent. By leveraging her unique perspectives, Stephanie is looking forward to amplifying Theo's commitment to creating a welcoming and inviting space for all while supporting one of her favorite pastimes. 

Megan Elk
Interim President

Megan Elk (they/she) is a multi-disciplinary artist, performer, and producer. Previously, at Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre, they have appeared in Sweeney Todd (The Beggar Woman), Hello Again (The Whore), and last season's workshop performance of Saint Hildegard (Jutta). Additional past credits include appearances with Porchlight Music Theatre, Cleveland Public Theatre, Sugar Creek Symphony and Song, and The Cleveland Orchestra. Following nearly 20 years as a vocal music educator, Mx. Elk is now happily retired from teaching and currently serves as the Engagement Producer for Lyric Opera of Chicago's education and creative engagement division, Lyric Unlimited. Additionally, they act as curator and booking manager for Davenport's Piano Bar and Cabaret in Wicker Park and can frequently be found singing there themself. Megan is a proud member of the board of directors at Theo Ubique and extends the utmost gratitude to everyone for being here tonight. Love to Rachel.

Aimee Kleiman

Aimee Kleiman (she/her) is an actor/singer in the Chicagoland area. She lives in Northbrook with her husband, Benjamin, three kids, Jonah, Elliott, and Orly, and two standard poodles, Leo and Pearl. When she is not in a show or schlepping her kids to their various activities, Aimee enjoys hiking, traveling, brunching, and exercise. As a mom, member of the theatre community, and active member of the Jewish community, Aimee is excited to now be a part of the Theo family, as well. She finds tremendous joy in connecting people and is excited to serve on the Theo board to help initiate new and exciting relationships.

Stephanie Servos

Stephanie Servos (she/her) is an actor/singer born and raised in the Chicagoland area. Her first credits in Chicago were at Theo's No Exit space with Fred Anzevino in Chess, Sweet & Hot (songs of Harold Arlen), Time After Time (songs of Jule Styne) and Starting Here, Starting How. She is now a proud AEA member having worked on She Loves Me (Writers Theatre), Merrily We Roll Along (The Music Theatre Company), and Avenue Q (Mercury Theater 2014 & 2018). When not on stage, you can find her behind the counter at Razny Jewelers as an ambassador for Swiss Timepiece & Fine Jewelry collectors. Stephanie lives in the Northwest Suburbs with her husband, Mike and daughter, Geneva. Here you can find her singing and dancing with her “Evie” daily! Stephanie is proud to be back home at Theo and is excited to create lasting relationships with those who are in love with live theatre in Chicago just as much as she is!

Jeannemarie Sierant

Jeannemarie Sierant (she/her) as a dedicated and enthusiastic fan of the performing arts, Jeannemarie is honored to serve Theo, a truly unique gem. In her work life, Jeannemarie spent 25+ years designing and implementing learning and leadership development experiences for Fortune 100 and Higher Ed. In the community, she served 6 years on the Evanston Economic Development Committee, volunteers as an English language tutor for adult learners at Centro Romero, and mentors students earning graduate degrees in the learning sciences. Now that she is retired, she hopes to leverage her collaboration and community-building skills to help sustain and spread the joy Theo brings to our community.

Mina Slater
Secretary
Mina was a Stage Manager with Theo Ubique from 2016 (Rent extension) through the 2018 season, closing the No Exit Cafe era with Sweeney Todd. Previous to joining Theo, she stage managed in Chicago with Emerald City Theatre (RIP) and Broadway In Chicago, as well as national tours such as Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Teatro Zinzanni and Cirque Voila. Mina has a degree in Theatre and Performance Studies from the University of California at Berkeley. After Sweeney Todd, she transitioned from Theatre into Tech, and looks forward to continuing to support the arts.
Jean Zuiker

Jean Zuiker has been an Evanston resident since 1988, and is now retired after 40 years in the medical device and pharmaceutical industry, most recently at Takeda Pharmaceuticals. Her timing was fortuitous, as the company relocated to Boston right afterwards—she couldn't move away from Chicago and its wonderful theatre scene! Jean is especially appreciative of the smaller, “storefront” theatres. She was introduced to them a number of years ago by her son, who got his career start designing sets for several of these companies, most notably Boho Theatre. Jean helped establish the first board of directors for Boho, and served as its president for a number of years. She looks forward to serving Theo and its community.

Fred Anzevino
Artistic Director
Fred Anzevino studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts as well as the George Washington University’s MFA acting program. Fred performed in the national tour of the Tony Award winning musical Big River. As a Director, Fred has earned five non-equity Jeff Awards for productions of Cabaret, Evita, Chess, Light in the Piazza and, most recently, Bridges of Madison County.
Christopher Pazdernik
Producing Director
Chris comes to us from Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago, where he has been Producing Associate and Company Manager as well as a frequent director for PORCHLIGHT REVISITS, Porchlight Music Theatre’s lost musicals series. He also has been an Advancement Associate at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre and a freelance Casting Director and Associate Producer. He is a Jeff Award winner for his direction of Refuge Theatre Project’s HIGH FIDELITY, which was additionally honored as Best Musical Production in the 2017 Jeff Awards. He served as Refuge’s Artistic Director for three seasons.

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