Director of New Play Development
|Victoria "Bird" Ruiz
Company Manager (Audition Information)
|Denise R. Warner
Costume Shop Manager
Director of Finance
Operations & IT Manager (Facility Rentals)
House Manager (Volunteer Coordinator)
Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Director of Donor Relations (Donation Requests)
Director of Education
|Lisa Devins Horohoe
|Marketing and Box Office|
Audience Development Manager (Group Sales)
|Melissa Mason Braillard
Director of Marketing Communications
|Landon St. Gordon
Multimedia Marketing Coordinator
Public Relations Coordinator (PR Requests)
Box Office Manager
Assistant Box Office Manager
|Jim Helsinger | Artistic Director
Jim has directed the Orlando Shakespeare Theater productions of The Merry Wives of Windsor, Crime and Punishment, Every Christmas Story Ever Told, The Imaginary Invalid, Tartuffe, The Comedy of Errors, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Richard III, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Taming of the Shrew, The Compleat Works of Wllm Shkspr (abridged), The Curate Shakespeare: As You Like It, and Hamlet.
Other directing credits include The Actor's Theatre of Louisville (A Tuna Christmas and The Compleat Works of Wllm Shkspr, Abridged), Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (The Mystery of Irma Vep, Sleuth, Imaginary Invalid, Charley's Aunt and The Compleat Works of Wllm Shkspr, Abridged), Florida Studio Theatre (Good Evening) Cape May Stage (The Big Bang, Stones in His Pockets, King Mackerel and the Blues are Running and The Fourposter).
As a playwright, he is the author of Robinson Crusoe; A Christmas Carol in Five Parts; The Trial of Joan the Maid; Frankenstein, the Modern Prometheus and Dracula: The Journal of Jonathan Harker. As an actor he has appeared in the titles roles of Henry V, Cyrano De Bergerac, Oscar Wilde, Dracula and Hamlet.
He is also a member of the Shakespeare Theatre Association of America (STAA), the National Theatre Conference (NTC), Actor's Equity Association (AEA), the Screen Actor's Guild (SAG), and the American Federation of Radio and Television Artists (AFTRA). He holds a BA from Miami University (Ohio), and an MFA from the Alabama Shakespeare Festival / University of Alabama - Professional Actor Training Program.
PJ Albert | Managing Director
PJ has been a staff member with Orlando Shakespeare Theater for more than a decade. Originally from Chicago Heights, Illinois, PJ attended school at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale where he studied Theatre. He has worked for such organizations as Williamstown Theatre Festival, Santa Fe Opera, and RSL Theatrical and has designed lighting, sound, pyrotechnics, and handled event management for such companies as AFLAC, Synovus, and the Miss Georgia Scholarship Pageant. In 2001, he joined the staff of the OST as the master electrician. Since that time, PJ has held the positions of production manager, guest services director, business manager, and general manager within the company.