fringe is a family

Meet the team

when work doesn't feel like work

These amazing and dedicated people work to make the arts accessible and inclusive for everyone no matter what.

fringe staff

Alauna Friskics
Executive Director

Lindsay Taylor
Producing Artistic Director 

Melissa Fritzinger
Operations Director

Emma

Emma Parker Webber
Development Manager

Chantel Eubanks 
Marketing Manager

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Genevieve Bernard Education Manager/Kids Fringe Producer

Yanely Aguilar
Social Media Coordinator

Tempestt Halstead
Theatre Producer 

Caroline

Caroline Hull
Partnership Coordinator

Scott

Scott Browning
Operations Assistant

Evan

Evan Valle
Box Office Manager

Marlon

Marlon Burnley
DigiFringe Associate Producer

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Becky Cassidy
Accountant

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Denna Beena
Volunteer Coordinator

Melanie Leon
Visual Fringe Producer

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Amy Hadley
Technical Director

Jae Nale
Outdoor Events Coordinator

Amber Schoenwald
Assistant Volunteer Coordinator

Carla Davis
Audience Services Manager

Armando Morales
Beverage
Manager

Joshian

Joshian Morales 
Outdoor Stage Producer 

Kayla

Kayla Kelsay Morales 
Outdoor Stage Producer 

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Thomas Poltz
Lawn and Recycling Manager

board of directors

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Matt Broffman
President

Lillium

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Doug Davis
Vice-President/ President-Elect

Wellcare

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George Fender
Treasurer

Grennan Fender Hess and Poparad, LLP

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Kenny Howard
Immediate
Past-President

Florida Theatrical Association

Joyce Arbucias
Board Member

The Imagination House

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Daniel Blumberg
Board Member

Universal Studios Bejing

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Wayne Dictor
Board Member

Dictor Financial

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Jason Flowers
Board Member

Herring CPAs & Consultants

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Katie Hanewall
Board Member

Walt Disney World

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Robert Hertenstein
Board Member

Norwegian Cruise Lines Holdings Ltd.

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Amelia McLeod
Board Member

Universal Orlando

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Leah Patterson
Board Member

City Beverages

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Dr. Cheryl Robinson
Board Member

Valencia College

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John Payne-Rios
Board Member

Howard Middle School

Matt Soss
Board Member

City of Orlando

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Vince Taylor
Board Member

Comedian & Community Organizer

Marcus Williams
Board Member

Seminole State College

festival staff

additional staff

Anna McCambridge – Visual Fringe Assistant

Vadim Malkin – Visual Fringe Assistant

Nick Gissal – Visual Fringe Assistant

Alex Hehr – Kids Fringe Stage Manager/Ringmaster

Melanis Micale– Visual Fringe Assistant 

Mallory Vance – Kids Fringe Associate Producer

Megan Markham – Visual Fringe Assistant

Jennifer Thibodeau – Assistant Box Office Manager

Ashley Peters – Box Office Lead

John Crosby – Box Office Lead

Steven Hall – Box Office Lead

Caitlin Eccher – Box Office Lead

Brian Rangell – Box Office Lead

Brian Harris – Lead Photographer

Gontran Durocher – Photographer

Stephen Cramer – Medic

Lewis Johnston – Tech Guru

Emily Padden  – Ops Assistant 

Kris Hunter– Ops Assistant 

Ray Christianna – Courtyard Audio and Lighting

Linda Gilbert– Assistant Volunteer Coordinator 

 

BAR TEAM

Amanda Hadix 

Joe Beaver 

Ryan Breyer 

Chander Caroccio

Vanessa Hill 

Charlie Jones 

Ashlee Lee 

Seth Pisano

Zack Scarpetti

Monica Rodriguez

Michael (Max) Morris 

FRINGETERNS
Kiara Ayala
Julia Cantore
Amelia Haig
Samantha Huntington
Anecia Inbornone
Willow Moskowitz
Tim Watt
Ainsley Elgin
Marisa Dean 

office pets

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Millie Whigham
Executive Barker

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Kramer Friskics
Chief Financial Feline

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Echo Whigham
Lead Zoom Crasher

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Lil’ Sebastian Taylor
Production Pooch

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Moxie Cassidy
Accounting Cutie