Team Members

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Roman Sanchez

Founding Artistic Director

Roman Sanchez (he/him) is a Theatre Producer, Educator, and Director who currently serves as a Program Analyst & Specialist for the California Arts Council, managing and supporting the state’s Arts in Corrections, Reentry Through the Arts, and Emerging Artist Fellowship programs. Most recently, he was the Assistant Executive Director and a Resident Artist at Dell’Arte International. As Artistic Director at Lime Arts Productions and Production Coordinator at Teatro Espejo, he coordinates seasons and education initiatives. He’s served on boards of various art non-profits, is a J.E.D.I. consultant, and the author of Preparing For College Theatre: A Guide For Performers, Technicians, and Designers.

 

He is a Kennedy Center National Arts Impact Award recipient, Herb Alpert Theatre recipient, and was one of American Theatre's "6 Theatre Practitioners You Should Know". He has over 55 credits as a Theatre Practitioner and is a proud member of SDC. 

Andrea Amavisca

Board Member

Andrea Amavisca (she/her) graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo in with a Bachelor’s Degree in political science. Upon graduation, she moved to Sacramento to pursue a career in politics and government. She currently works for the California State Legislature and intends on attending law school in the near future.

 

Some of Andrea’s fondest childhood memories revolve around music. Her father, a former musician, encouraged her to learn how to play the clarinet when she was in the 5th grade and she fell in love. She was actively involved with band until she reached high school. Music is still an important part of her life and she knows that is a direct result of her band teacher in elementary and middle school. She feels strongly that the arts should be accessible for all students to explore and hopes that Lime Arts will be able to provide that opportunity for students of all backgrounds in the years to come. 

Catherine Brown

Board Member

Catherine L. Brown (she/her) is a theatre professional living and working in Humboldt County. For the past 30 years, Catherine has run the Costume Shop for the Department of Theatre, Film and Dance at Humboldt State University. She has also acted, designed and directed for many of the numerous community theatre groups including Ferndale Repertory Theatre, Redwood Curtain Theatre, and North Coast Repertory Theatre. She looks forward to more collaborations with the talented artists.

Gwynnevere Cristobal

Board Member & Artistic Producer

Gwynnevere (she/they) is a queer, filipina theatre artist and Bay Area native. She has received her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Theatre Arts from Humboldt State University. Aside from Psychology, she has experience working with Ron Burrus & Philip Charles MacKenzie at the Art of Acting Studio in LA, Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre, Pacifica Spindrift Players, Dublin Conservatory Theatre, Humboldt’s TFD Department, and Las Positas College. Offstage, Gwynnevere has guest costume-designed for Teatro Espejo, directed for TVRT’s Children’s Musical Theatre Camp, and served as an associate editor for Theatre in Higher Education’s “Doctoral Projects in Progress ‘20” publication. Currently, Gwynnevere is working as an independent practitioner as a Co-Coordinator of Social Media for Lime Arts Productions and The (S)kinfolk Collective. She hopes to further integrate her psychology knowledge with aspects of theatre involving Intimacy Coordination, Education, Human Resources, & DEI Administrative Initiatives. 

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William F. English III 

Communications Manager & Graphic Designer

William (he/him) is a stage, film, and voice actor based in Northern CA who serves on the Board of Directors for Redwood Curtain Theatre. He is also a working EMT and bassist in the indie-rock band The California Poppies. Most recently, he was part of the upcoming film The Sky Is Everywhere (Dir. Josephine Decker). With over 35 theatrical credits, some of his selected acting credits include: Every Brilliant Thing (Creative Type Productions), Prodigal Son (Redwood Curtain Theatre), Radioman (Dell'Arte International), Evil Dead: The Musical (HSU - Invited to KCACTF Region 7), Final Fantasy VII: A New Threat (Audiobook Novelization), and A Spark In Nothing (To The Moon Filmworks). Training: Humboldt State University - B.A. in Psychology & Theatre Arts, Open Jar Institute. @williamenglishthe3rd

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Jess Kreisler

Line Producer

Jess Kreisler is a theatre maker whose focus is based on topics from voices that are seldom heard. Graduating from Adelphi University in 2020, she is an original member of the Adelphi Alumni Playwrights Group where she's had performances of her most recent work, The Door War, and Still Waters Run Deep on Zoom. She recently had the opportunity to have her play, Entangled, involved in the Lime Arts 20x20 Fringe Festival. Jess' ten minute-play, Trials And Tribulations had also been nominated for the 2021 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival: Region 2. Jess is extremely grateful and excited to work with the Lime Arts team for the 2021/22 season, and the opportunity to be a part of something bigger for the theatre community in her new role as Line Producer.

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Alexis Elisa Macedo

Line Producer

Alexis Elisa Macedo (she/her) is a poet, playwright, director, and activist from California’s sunny Central Valley. As a phenomenally unapologetic Chicana, Macedo’s work uplifts and empowers the silenced and marginalized voices of BIPOC and women of all kinds. She’s a National Theatre Institute Alum (Advanced Playwright ‘20) and has a BA in Theatre Arts - Acting Emphasis from Fresno State (‘21). Macedo is a Miranda Family Fellow, the recipient of KCACTF/LORT ASPIRE Leadership Fellows Meritorious Achievement, and grants from The Bushwick Starr and The League of Women Voters of Fresno. Macedo’s originals performed for SolFest - Latinx Theatre Festival, Matchbox Theatre Co., Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center, and Lime Art’s Productions featured her play Red Hood(ie) in their 20By20 Fringe. Macedo is currently a semi-finalist for Concord Theatrical’s 46th Annual Samuel French OOB Short Play Festival and pursuing her certification in Chicanx/Latine Ethnic Studies in Secondary Schooling.

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Mariana Ixchel Moscoso 

Board Member

Mariana IX Moscoso (they/them) is a nonbinary ethnically mixed and partially detribalized Mayan queer with afro-indigenous roots. They are a solo parent to an amazing human being, an artivist passionate about digital art and zine making. They are a high school dropout turned Master's holder. They are a child, a sibling, and the Transformative Arts Program Manager at the California Arts Council. They are the founder of The Decolonization Project in Miwok Territory, in the area known as Sacramento, California. 

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Laura Muñoz

Board Member

Laura Muñoz (she/her) is a theatre artist born and raised in Spain. She started her training in childhood as a gymnast, and soon after, as a dancer. She graduated from Humboldt State University with a degree on Studies of the Earth, and later studied at the School for New Dance Development at the University of Amsterdam. She is also a graduate of The Moving On Center, where she studied Interdisciplinary Arts and Somatic Movement Therapy. Some memorable collaborations as a dancer are with choreographers Linda Sievers, Marisa Grande, Bonnie Hossack, and Donald Fleming. 

She values her work with Workhorse in "Wild Porcelain" and "Blood Wedding", and with the Dell'Arte Company on and off since 1998. She has produced, directed, and performed in numerous productions with her company, Pequeño Teatro de Danza. Her works have been seen in Europe, Russia, and the U.S.

Caitlin Volz

Board Member

Caitlin Volz (she/her) currently serves as the Production Manager at Theater Emory at Emory University. She has worked in the San Francisco Bay-area at the cutting-edge Marin Theatre Company and the classical California Shakespeare Festival as well as Shakespeare Orange County, Prague Shakespeare Festival, Humboldt State University, Chapman University, and California State University, Fullerton in education, stage management, costuming, and general theatre management. Recently, she has worked in education and artistic learning in Northern California, Orange County, and Indonesia. She has written articles for and worked as an assistant editor for the international Shakespeare Theatre Association’s quarto and two theatre books published by Methuen Drama in London. Her educational training is in Psychology and Theatre, holding an MFA in Theatre Management from Yale School of Drama.