Box Office 319-62-AMANA (319-622-6262)
Box Office (local) (319) 622-6194
Business Office (319) 622-6034
Business Fax (319) 622-3858
Pat Wagner, General Manager -
Pat Wagner started with the Old Creamery as the Box Office Manager in 1997 and was promoted to General Manager in 2001. She loves her job and the people she works with which are like a family to her and she feels very fortunate to be a part of this all. Her hometown is Victor, Iowa and she currently resides in Homestead with her husband, three dogs, one cat, and one bearded dragon. She has 3 adult children and four grandchildren. When she is not working she volunteers for Last Hope Animal Rescue. Other favorite past-times are antiquing and garage sales.
Sean McCall, Artistic Director - email@example.com
Sean McCall is a graduate of Webster University’s Conservatory of Theatre Arts in St Louis with a BFA in Musical Theatre, Sean has performed with various companies throughout the mid-west and in New York. Some of his favorite Old Creamery roles include Pastor in the Church Basement Ladies Series, half the population of Tuna Texas, and Ben in The Sunshine Boys. Having joined the company in 1992 as an actor, he now serves as The Old Creamery’s Artistic Director and shares a new home in Walford with his beautiful wife Jackie and their very spoiled cats, Bernard and Bianca.
Jackie McCall, Director of Education- firstname.lastname@example.org
Originally from the Quad Cities, Jackie received her BA from Augustana College and her MFA from Western Illinois University. She now serves as The Old Creamery’s Director of Education. Jackie has been a company member since 2004 and feels blessed to have found a place where she can combine her passions for performing, teaching, and writing. Some favorite past Old Creamery roles include Charlotte in Charlotte’s Web, Gretchen in Boeing-Boeing, Wee Pig in The Three Little Pigs, and Annette in God of Carnage. Jackie shares a home with her amazing husband, Sean, and their two feline babies, Bernard and Bianca.
Lily Allen-Duenas, Marketing Manager - email@example.com
Lily Allen-Duenas received her BA from the University of Iowa, where she served her class as the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Commencement Speaker. She has volunteered in Mexico, Romania, and Greece, and she later returned to Greece on an Art Fellowship. She has been involved with the arts her whole life and enjoys marketing for a company she believes in. She serves her community as the Vice President of the Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance and also serves on the Murals and More Board of Directors as the Artist Selection Committee Chair. She is proud to be involved for the last three years on the steering committee for United Way of East Central Iowa's event Time for Art.
Rich LeMay, Group Sales Manager
Rich LeMay is a graduate from the University of Iowa with a B.S. in Psychology / Pre-Medicine, and a B.A. in Theatre Arts. A resident of Iowa City, he has acted in various productions in the area for The University, ICCT, Old Capital Opera, and City Circle. Rich has experience as a professional scenic designer; his recent designs include “Doing Well Together” and “The Velveteen Rabbit”. When not performing onstage or constructing sets, he can also be seen on camera representing The Peak Agency in addition to independent films. Rich is currently directing a production of “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot” to be produced by Run of The Mill Theater Co.
Ellen Franzenburg, Box Office Manager
Ellen Franzenburg is a graduate of Iowa State University and currently lives on her family's farm in Van Horne. There she enjoys helping with her mother's cut flower business by making flower arrangements. A former member of the International Thespian Society, she is happy to be working in the theatre once again with a company dedicated to bringing the performing arts to Iowans of all ages.
Elijah Jones, Box Office Assistant Manager
Elijah Jones is an Iowa City native with a passion for performance art. He has recently returned from working in Los Angeles, and is happy to continue his adventure with the Old Creamery as an artist and staff member. He has performed and directed in shows in and around the Iowa City area and is excited to stay involved. He has traveled back to LA with Bri Atwood recently to retrieve the remaining boxes packed up in their old apartment in Koreatown, because they had to return to Iowa sooner than expected in May. Perhaps you will read about it in his autobiography Out West/Out East/ and Out West Again/Then out East Again: The Struggle of Elijah Jones and Surrounding Peers. Elijah also really likes snacking, munching, shoveling and vacuuming all meal types, and holding true to Bri about sitting down to engage in the upcoming Gilmore Girls series marathon because she held up her end of the deal in finishing season 2 of The West Wing. (She loves it, by the way.)
Marianna Coffey, Technical Director
Originally from Columbus, Mississippi, Marianna Coffey is a graduate of Mississippi University for Women with a BFA in Art Education and a BA in Theatre. For the past nine years, Marianna has lived in Tupelo, Mississippi where she taught 7th and 8th grade art, theatre, and Apple based computer technology. Marianna has directed, designed, built, and stage-managed countless plays for both Tupelo Middle School and Tupelo Community Theatre. Her favorite production was Pamela Parker’s Second Samuel because of the interior and exterior design demands of the script. She has won numerous awards for her lighting and set designs. The one award that has meant the most was Tupelo Main Street Association’s Volunteer of the Year Award.
Keegan Christopher, Artistic Associate - firstname.lastname@example.org
Keegan Christopher is a graduate of Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois, where he received a BA in Theatre with a Minor in Dance. Originally from Jefferson City, Missouri, Keegan studied dance, voice, theatre, and also politics: a result of living in the state capital. Now an Artistic Associate for the company, Keegan came to the theatre at the beginning of 2014 as an intern. Favorite past roles include Jackie Sparks in A 1940's Radio Christmas Carol, Herbert in Junie B. Jones, Colin in The Secret Garden, and Tom Thumb in Barnum. Keegan is truly grateful to be able to combine his love for performing with his passions for fundraising and tying up loose ends. He now lives with his beautiful wife, Katie, in Walford.
Katie Colletta, Artistic Associate - email@example.com
Katie Colletta originally hails from Rockton, Illinois, and received her BFA in Musical Theatre from Millikin Univeristy in Decatur, Illinois. She has so much gratitude for this beautiful company that has allowed her to try her hand at all aspects of theatre, as well as work and perform alongside her loving husband, Keegan. She is delighted to be serving the company as an Artistic Associate after coming to the company as an intern in 2013. Favorite roles at the Creamery include Beverly in The Church Basement Ladies series, May in Junie B. Jones: Jingle Bells Batman Smells, and Eve in Waiting for the Parade. After being married in Ireland earlier this year, she and Keegan reside in Walford with their 14-year-old kitten Sweet Pea.
Jim Vogt, Artistic Associate
Jim Vogt is ecstatic to be serving in his first year as an Artistic Associate and Resident Lighting Designer with The Creamery. He graduated from Marietta College in 2012 with a BFA in Theatre. Originally from New Jersey, Jim has worked in theatre, film, and tv in several states, including Ohio, Texas, North Carolina, and West Virginia before coming to Iowa. He joined The Old Creamery in January of 2014, and has served as an Intern, Actor, Sound Designer, Lighting Designer, and as an Interim Technical Director here. Some of his favorite roles with The Old Creamery include Spike in Vanya and Sonia and Vania and Spike, Gertrude in Cinderella, and Sharktooth in Jingle Arrgh the Way. Jim would like to give a special thanks to all of our patrons: without you, our art can’t be realized.
Angie Becker, Properties Custodian -firstname.lastname@example.org
Angie joined The Old Creamery Theatre in March 2013. Angie believes that it has been a great change in life to take on this job. It fits right in with her love of organizing, painting, and flowers. Angie says: "The people here take you in as a big family and its just a great place to work." Angie grew up in Benton County. She has two children. Her daughter, son and his wife live in West Hartford, Connecticut with four grandpups. Her free time is mostly spent in the yard, flea markets with her parents, garage sales and thrift stores, re-purposing things, and getting out East to see her kids.