PRODUCING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR | Kevin Glaccum
Kevin Glaccum has been a member of Azuka Theatre since he created the role of Guillaume in Azuka's inaugural production of La Rue des Faux. For Azuka he has directed productions of Whisky Neat, Greek Active, Kid Simple, Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Barrymore Nomination; Best Director of a Musical, Philadelphia Weekly), Azuka One-Acts, Four, The Boys and Sincerity Forever. Other credits include Say Goodnight, Gracie (Act II Playhouse) The Rocky Horror Show (Arcadia University) Iron Kisses (Philadelphia Gay and Lesbian Theater Festival) and The Shoes (Philadelphia Fringe Festival). Before turning to directing he appeared in Azuka’s productions of Metamorphosis, Friends and An Artist's Workshop. Kevin is a member The Lincoln Center Directors Lab.
ARTISTIC ASSOCIATE | Maura Krause
Maura Krause is the Artistic Director of Barrymore-award winning company Orbiter 3, Philadelphia's first producting playwrights collective, in addition to being a new work director, dramaturg and producer. She is a former National New Play Network Producer-in-Residence at InterAct Theatre Company, and an Associated Artist with Applied Mechanics. Maura has also worked with the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival, Woolly Mammoth Theatre, EMP Collective, PlayPenn, The Renegade Company, Arcadia University, Hedgerow Theatre, Philadelphia Young Playwrights, and Tiny Dynamite, among others. Favorite projects include Lost in the Meadow (PearlDamour), Red Ash Mosaic (Cleveland Public Theatre), Breathe Smoke by Douglas Williams (Orbiter 3), flesh flesh flesh: A Ghost Play by Lena Barnard (self-produced), and Tilda Swinton Adopt Me Please (The Greenfield Collective). Current project: This Is On Record (Applied Mechanics).
MARKETING DIRECTOR | Mark H. Andrews
Mark H. Andrews is a co-founder of Azuka Theatre. Originally from Michigan, Mark moved to Philadelphia in 1997 to take part in the Arden Theatre Company's Professional Apprentice program (class 5). From 1999 to 2006 Mark worked for Philadelphia Theatre Company (PTC) as their Prop Master and Lightboard Operator having worked on over 25 productions including the Philadelphia premiere of The Last Five Years and the world premieres of Jeffrey Hatcher's A Picasso and Christopher Durang and Peter Melnick's Adrift in Macao. From 2006 to 2017 Mark was the Technical Director for the Mandell Theater at Drexel University. As a freelancer, Mark has worked with Avista Custom Theatrical, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Wilma Theater, Arden Theatre Company, Pig Iron Theater Company, Philadelphia Shakespeare Theater, Enchantment Theater, Lantern Theater Company and Plays & Players Theater.
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT | Janelle Kauffman
Originally from Lancaster, PA, Janelle relocated to Philadelphia in 2008. In 2012, Janelle graduated from Drexel University with a degree in Film and Video and since then she's been putting it to use as a video/projection designer for companies in and around Philadelphia. Prior to having her very own desk at Azuka's office, you may have run into Janelle at Azuka's box office where she's been a staple since 2013.
ADMINISTRATIVE INTERN | Lucas McLean
Originally from Connecticut, Lucas is a Screenwriting and Playwriting student at Drexel University and an aspiring playwright. He has been acting since grade school and writing for even longer, and is excited to become a part of the vibrant and eclectic theater scene in Philadelphia, where he hopes to continue living after college. Thanks to the Azuka family for a warm welcome.
PRODUCTION PHOTOGRAPHER | Johanna Austin
Johanna of AustinArt has had the pleasure of working with Azuka since she fell in love with them and their Nerve (April 2010 production). For 16 years Johanna has been exploring her perceptions of the world through photography. Her work is inspired by a desire to create still lifes out of performance art. She thrives on constructing images that would otherwise be forgotten, and often, not even seen at all. With her calm, unobtrusive presence, clients find her to be a joy to work with as she captures the energy and spirit of the moment. Check out her portfolio here: www.AustinArt.org