Sam Woodhouse (Artistic Director)
Sam Woodhouse co-founded San Diego REPertory Theatre with D.W. Jacobs in 1976, and has since served as its producing and artistic director. He has worked as a director, producer and actor on more than 150 REP productions. Mr. Woodhouse has performed as an actor on the REP stages in the title role of King Lear, Proof, Hamlet, K2, Beyond Therapy, as Elvis in Are You Lonesome Tonight? and with the San Diego Symphony Orchestra in the title role of Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du Soldat. His most recent directorial work with the REP includes: The Threepenny Opera, Water & Power, The Clean House, Sweet 15 (Quinceañera), Romance, Restless Spirits, The Goat or Who is Sylvia?, Women Who Steal, Proof, Nuevo California, The Merchant of Venice, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Culture Clash’s 15th Anniversary Anthology, and the world premiere of the Doors musical Celebration of the Lizard. 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. Mr. Woodhouse is the founder of the REP’s Calafia Initiative, a multi-disciplinary artistic initiative that brings together unlikely partners to create new works that speak to the future of our bi-national region. In January 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 travelled 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 in his 20th season as the REP’s Associate Artistic Director. Mr. Salovey has directed many acclaimed REP shows including Doubt, The Blessing of a Broken Heart, which he also adapted, Brooklyn Boy, the world premiere of Yehuda Hyman’s The Mad Dancers, Hamlet starring Jefferson Mays, Uncle Vanya and Death of a Salesman starring Michael Genovese, Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, King Lear, The Illusion, Uncle Vanya, The Dybbuk, The Imaginary Invalid, Three Hotels, and A Christmas Carol. He is on the acting faculty at the University of California, San Diego, where he has directed Six Characters in Search of an Author, and Stage Door. Mr. Salovey is the artistic director of the Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival which commissions new work exploring Jewish traditions in contemporary artistic forms. Todd is married to Diane Boomer and is the very proud dad of Leah and Aryeh. firstname.lastname@example.org