Our Staff

Ellie Covan, Founder & Artistic Director

Benjamin Soencksen, Business & Finance Director

Rob Lariviere, Production Manager

Mike Griffiths, Marketing & Audience Development Associate
(Press contact: general Dixon Place, works-in-progress)

Mark Hayes, Artistic Associate

Mayadevi Ross, Administrative Associate

Adam Burnett, Grants Manager

Glenna Freedman Public Relations, Press Representative
(Press contact: commissions & co-productions)

Durra Liang, Marketing, PR & Social Media Associate 



Board of Directors

Michael Howett, General Contractor

Eric Jensen, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

Tom Cole, True Love Productions

Tracy Hatton, NYS Department of Health AIDS Institute

Sangeeta Yesley, Dance Curator

Ellie Covan, Dixon Place Founder & Director


Current Curators

Aimee Herman: Queer Art Organics

Christen Clifford & Tom Cole: Experiments & Disorders

Cody Schreger: No Holds Barred

Dia Felix: GUTS

Doug Post: Under Exposed & Moving Men

Emmy Laybourne & Susanna Einstein: Spine Out

Heidi Russell: Salon Lounge at Dixon Place

Jeffrey M. Jones, Normandy Sherwood, Katie Rose McLaughlin, James Allister Sprang & Frank Boudreaux: Little Theatre

Keith Nelson: Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Show

Lee Matthew Goldberg, Marco Rafala & Camellia Phillips: Guerrilla Lit Reading Series

Leslie Strongwater: Puppet BloK

Marcia Monroe: Crossing Boundaries

Martie McNabb: Show & Tale

Michael Wiener & Neke Carson: Gershwin Live! at Dixon Place

Nancy Giles: The Mosquito

Phillip J Ammonds: Queer Text (QT)

R. Sikoryak: Carousel

Sangeeta Yesley: 8 in Show & Fast Forward

Dust Tea Shoulders: CAMPFIRE! Queer Storytime


Current Interns

Administrative Intern – Jessica Nelson

Technical Intern – Tae Braun, Rashell Marcelino & Aaliyah Stewart

Artistic & Archives Intern – Isabel Furman, Jacqueline Blaska, & Tess Altman

About this Site

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Image credit: Omar Gamez