MEET THE STAFF

Emma Ackerman

Ensemble Member/General Manager

Bill George

Ensemble Member / Cofounder

James P. Jordan

Ensemble Member / Artistic Director

Lisa Jordan

Ensemble Member, Managing Director

Christopher Shorr

Ensemble Member

Mary Wright

Ensemble Member/Education Director

Chris Egging

Technical Director/Administrative Assistant

Adam Ercolani

Development and Marketing Associate

Samantha Beedle

Ensemble Affiliate

Jan Cohen-Cruz

Ensemble Affiliate

Ashley Tait Weller

Ensemble Affiliate

MEET THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES & HONORARY COUNCIL


Board of Trustees

Ernie Thomas Stiegler, President
Michele Pappalardo, Vice President
Bekah Eichelberger, Secretary
Joe Connell, Treasurer
Diane Elliott, Esq.
John Fallock
Jennifer Jiménez
James Jordan
Lisa Jordan
Neal Koplin
Alison O’Connell

Honorary Council

Beall and Linny* Fowler
Ellen Baker-Ghelardi
Ruth Marcon
Mary Meilinger*
Joan Moran
Mrs. Katherine Merle-Smith Thomas*
Barbara Pearson*
Denise Stangl
Sharon Yoshida

* In Memoriam

ONCE UPON A TIME

It all started in the mid-1970’s…

Touchstone’s founding members were part of a series of improvisational bilingual street theatre troupes made up of professional artists, university students, local teachers and teens. These troupes brought an immediate and intimate form of theatre to area neighborhoods and parks in order to acknowledge, engage and celebrate low-income Latino and Anglo populations..

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