PARKWAY PLAYHOUSE STAFF

MARCI BERNSTEIN

MARCI BERNSTEIN

Executive Director

Marci comes to Parkway Playhouse with more than two decades of experience, having co-founded and managed Attic Salt Theatre Company, since 1998. Marci has spent her entire adult life working in the arts as an actor, musician, writer, director, and producer in New York City and in Western North Carolina. She’s spent many years in the classroom developing programs that balance education basics with the arts. She’s traveled the country as part of a singing duo for children and has co-authored three books for Scholastic. In the ten years she’s resided in Asheville she has taught residencies through LEAF and TAPAAS, directed Youth Production Classes at Asheville Community Theatre, and directed or produced many of Attic Salt’s Mainstage shows.

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JAQUIE CAMPOS

JAQUIE CAMPOS

Operations Manager

Jaquie is a playwright and theatremaker who is happy to join the team at Parkway as the new office manager. She is a Florida transplant hoping to put down roots in the Appalachian arts community. She is excited to learn and grow alongside the Playhouse.

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JENNY MARTIN

JENNY MARTIN

Director of Education & Outreach

Jenny Martin has been involved with Parkway Playhouse since she was in high school, where she started as an intern and Box Office Assistant. Jenny graduated from UNCG with a BFA in Theatre Education, and has taught Drama at East Yancey and Cane River middle schools for the past 18 years. She returned to the Parkway stage to act and direct in 2010, and has appeared in Leaving Iowa, Pride and Prejudice, Dancing at Lughnasa, Steel Magnolias, and Dixie Swim Club. She directed Seussical, Big River, Little Shop of Horrors, Blithe Spirit, and Dark of the Moon. She has taught Conservatory Classes at Parkway since 2017, and is excited to be on staff at Parkway as the Director of Education. Jenny is married to Colby Martin, and has two children, Emerson (9) and Juliet (6).

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MARA FLYNN

MARA FLYNN

Production & Facilities Manager

Mara (she/they) is a technical theatre enthusiast and a North Carolina local. She graduated from McDaniel College in 2020 with a major in history and minors in theatre and Arabic. She has had the pleasure of volunteering and working with Parkway Playhouse since 2018. She is excited to help Parkway Playhouse grow as the new Production and Facilities Manager. She is thrilled to collaborate with such an amazing community of artists!

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CHEYENNE DANCY

CHEYENNE DANCY

Communications Manager

Cheyenne is a theatre marketer, photographer, graphic designer, and playwright in WNC with over a decade of experience in the theatre industry. She’s so grateful to be a part of the Parkway Playhouse team. She’s also a proud Appalachian and is thrilled for the opportunity to create Parkway Playhouse’s Appalachian Playwriting Festival!

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PARKWAY PLAYHOUSE BOARD

LARRY HUNT

LARRY HUNT

President

 AMY FITZGERALD BUCHANAN

AMY FITZGERALD BUCHANAN

Vice President

ANN RIZZUTO

ANN RIZZUTO

Secretary

AMANDA MCCURRY

AMANDA MCCURRY

Treasurer

LILY XINRU BARTLESON

LILY XINRU BARTLESON

Board Member

SUSAN BUCHANAN

SUSAN BUCHANAN

Board Member

NATALIE HOLDEN

NATALIE HOLDEN

Board Member

TAMMY PITTMAN

TAMMY PITTMAN

Board Member

MELANIE VEAZEY

MELANIE VEAZEY

Board Member

DAKOTA WHITEHEAD

DAKOTA WHITEHEAD

Board Member

BRUCE CHUVALA

BRUCE CHUVALA

Emeritus Board Member

GIL ROWE

GIL ROWE

Emeritus Board Member

BECKY GILLESPIE

BECKY GILLESPIE

Emeritus Board Member