Senior Staff

John Anderson (Production Manager)

John Anderson is proud to be in his thirteenth 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, Vantage Theatre 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 theatres 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.
Matthew E. Graber (Director Of Marketing and Communications)

Matt Graber is thrilled to be a part of The REP’s 40th Season. Matt brings over 15 years of nonprofit marketing, management and leadership experience in the performing arts field. Some of the organizations Matt has worked with include South Coast Repertory, The Blank Theatre, Shawnee Summer Theatre, The Arden Theatre Company, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Cal Rep, and The Geffen Playhouse. Matt most recently served as Director of Marketing and Communications at Arizona Theatre Company, and has since founded a successful arts marketing and management firm SuperYou Solutions. He possesses an MBA/MFA in Theatre Management for California State University, Long Beach. Matt lives with his fiancé, and partner in all things, Jodie Weisenberg with their cat - Giggles.



Selima Abdulla (Business Manager)

Selima Abdulla comes to The REP with 16 years of audit experience across various industries including nonprofit organizations and 4 years in private accounting experience.  She graduated from California State University Fullerton with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting and maintains an active CPA license.  Selima was first introduced to the San Diego Repertory Theatre in 2009 as their external auditor when she quickly became a fan of the Theatre’s mission statement and artistic work.  Selima was born and raised in the Los Angeles area and moved to San Diego in 2003.  And she has caught the San Diego fever! Selima is happily married to her husband Karim and they have two kids together – Melina and Zain.  Selima loves hiking, traveling and exploring all new things in life with her family.

Sam Woodhouse (Artistic Director)

sam woodhouseCo-founded San Diego REP with D.W. Jacobs in 1976, and has since worked as a director, producer or actor on more than 260 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: Violet, Oedipus El Rey, 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)

larry alldredgeFormer 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 saloveyTodd 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.

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