John Anderson (Production Manager)
John Anderson is proud to be in his twelfth season as production manager for San Diego Repertory Theatre. In the last decade John has also worked with other San Diego companies including Moxie, Diversionary, Ion, La Jolla Playhouse, Chronos, Teatro Mascara Magica and others in a variety of capacities. Before coming to The REP John managed the productions for The California Shakespeare Theatre in Berkeley/Orinda. John studied Theatre at the University of Kansas. Since school John has worked as an actor, director, designer and collaborator with theaters in Chicago, Minneapolis, Norfolk, San Francisco, Dallas and San Diego. John spent five seasons as a core company member of the Minnesota Shakespeare Company and was the founding artistic director of Summer Shakes in Virginia Beach Virginia.
Jill Bishop (Director of Development)
Jill Bishop is a seasoned philanthropy professional and has spent the past 16 years working in non-profit organizations. She previously served as Director of Major Gifts for Arizona Theatre Company, and in professional development positions in public radio and domestic violence advocacy organizations in Ohio.
Prior to her nonprofit career, she spent over 20 years in media, marketing and communications. She earned a B.A. in Communications from Wright State University and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Dayton. Her love of theatre and the performing arts was nurtured by growing up in a household where creativity, music, and theatre were valued and encouraged. She is an avid hiker and outdoorsperson and enjoys travel, live music, yoga, and being a curious soul. She is thrilled to be a member of The REP family.
Sam Woodhouse (Artistic Director)
Co-founded San Diego REP with D.W. Jacobs in 1976, and has since worked as a director, producer or actor on more than 250 productions. As an actor, he has performed on The REP stages in The Seafarer, in the title role of King Lear, Proof, Hamlet, and with the San Diego Symphony Orchestra in the title role of Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du Soldat. His recent directorial work with The REP includes: Honky, El Henry (with La Jolla Playhouse) Detroit, Venus in Fur, In the Heights, Federal Jazz Project, Clybourne Park, The Who’s TOMMY, In the Next Room or the vibrator play, Threepenny Opera and Water & Power. In 2011 he directed American Night: The Ballad of Juan José for the Denver Center Theatre Company. In 2003, he was awarded the Patté Shiley Award for Lifetime Achievement by KPBS and the prestigious Alonzo Award by the Downtown San Diego Partnership. In 2006, he and Jacobs were honored with the Craig Noel Award by the San Diego Theatre Critics Circle for 30 years of artistic dedication to downtown and diversity.
Larry Alldredge (Managing Director)
Former REP Board of Trustees member and theatre devotee Larry Alldredge joined The REP staff in January 2008 as managing director. Larry retired as vice president of technology at Qualcomm where he led a business and engineering team to develop satellite communication systems. He and his wife Dawn have traveled extensively while enjoying Larry’s retirement. Now Larry is excited about having a “real job” again for a while. Larry’s love of theatre began with Community Theatre of Terre Haute, Indiana, where he worked both on- and offstage.
Todd Salovey (Associate Artistic Director)
Todd Salovey is beginning his 25th REP season. Last year he partnered with Herbert Siguenza on In the Time of the Butterflies and A Weekend with Pablo Picasso, which has also played at the Alley Theatre in Houston, Denver Center Theatre, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Center Arts Rep. Mr. Salovey’s many acclaimed REP shows include A Hammer, A Bell and A Song to Sing and The Blessing of a Broken Heart which he also wrote, The Dybbuk, King Lear, the world premiere of Yehuda Hyman’s The Mad Dancers, Hamlet starring Jefferson Mays, Uncle Vanya and Death of a Salesman starring Michael Genovese, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Imaginary Invalid, and Three Hotels. He is on the acting faculty at the University of California, San Diego. Mr. Salovey is the artistic director of the Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival, which commissions new work exploring Jewish traditions in contemporary forms. He is married to Diane Boomer, and is the proud Dad of Leah and Aryeh. firstname.lastname@example.org