Production Staff

Glynn Bartlett

Scenic Artist

Glynn Bartlett received his BFA in Design Technical Theater and minor in Studio Art from the University of Montana. In 1985 Glynn started his professional career at age 23 as Properties Master at A Contemporary Theater in Seattle. The following year he became their full time Scenic Artist and painted sets for five seasons, then became design coordinator for A Contemporary Theater’s ’91 and ’92 seasons. Around 1993 Glynn decided to freelance and paint scenery for a variety of regional theaters in Seattle.

Miyuki Bierlein

Assistant Costumer & Costume Curator

Miyuki Bierlein earned a degree in Theatre and Performance Studies from UC Berkeley and was awarded the prestigious Rosalyn Schneider Eisner Award for excellence in Theatrical Design. She began her professional career during her junior year, when she became a company member at Impact Theatre, serving as both an actress and designer. Since then, Miyuki has designed costumes for productions at Shotgun Players, TheatreFIRST, Crowded Fire Theater, and San Fracisco Playhouse, among others.

Jane Boggess

Head Costumer

Jane Boggess graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Theater Arts from Nebraska Wesleyan University.  From there, she became a costume shop intern at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis MN. She began her professional career at the Guthrie doing wardrobe in house and was Wardrobe Supervisor on the national tour of “Great Expectations.” From there, she went to the Folger Shakespeare Theater in Washington DC (now the Shakespeare Theater Company) as Head Craftsperson/Dyer.

Jamila Cobham

Production Manager

Jamila Cobham (she/her) is a production manager and event producer with over 12 years of experience working in the United States and the Caribbean. For the last 4+ years she was the Production Manager for Cal Shakes (California Shakespeare Theater). In her capacity as Production Manager, she managed numerous classics as well as new works that presented a diverse range of perspectives. She also worked with artistic leadership to proactively diversify the company's creative and production teams.

Peet Cocke

Properties Director

Peet Cocke is a director, playwright, and designer. His recent directing credits include Adam Esquenazi Douglas’s Pinned Butterfly, Susan Sobeloff’s Jubilee, and Naomi Wallace’s No Such Cold Thing. His original plays include Crush and HumExtraordinary Mysteries, Even at A Funeral, a movement piece, Already Done to You, and original adaptation of the novel Voices, by Ursula Le Guin, entitled Through the Glass Darkly.

Emily Fassler

Assistant Production Manager

Josh Frachiseur

Technical Director

Prior to joining TDPS, Josh served for eight years as the Festival Technical Director for the Contemporary American Theatre Festival. At CATF he had the privilege of overseeing scenery for 46 productions, including 28 world premieres. He has also served as Technical Director for Idaho Shakespeare Festival and the Great Lakes Theater Festival. He has had the pleasure of designing and building scenery for Idaho Theater for Youth, Shakespeariance tours, and the Great Lakes Festival's outreach tours.

Ryan Huber

Accompanist

Ryan Huber is a multimedia artist with over a decade of experience providing musical and visual services for Bay Area dance and theater groups. He is a member of the San Francisco-based band, Battlehooch. In addition to music and video editing, he is passionate about yoga and biology. Visit Ryan's YouTube channel.

Ben Juodvalkis

Head Accompanist

Ben Juodvalkis composes original music for dance, film, theater, corporate events, and museum installations. He has created scores for over 50 organizations and has had his music performed on four continents. Ben works from his studio in San Francisco as well as on location with his mobile custom built electronic instruments. Visit Ben's website.

Eugene Palmer

Theater Supervisor

Eugene Palmer began working backstage in the 7th grade over 40 years ago. He was a lighting design major at SUNY Purchase during its second year of inception in 1974 and designed lighting for Death of a Salesman and Twelfth Nightas an undergraduate. Moving to Syracuse, New York, he was the resident lighting designer for the Salt City Playhouse and worked with Syracuse Ballet, Cortland Repertory Theater and the Contemporary Theater of Syracuse.