Founders

Lane Alexander
Co-founder & Artistic Director

Elaine Cohen & Richard G. Weinberg
Honorary Founders

Board

Michael Foster (2010)
Board Chair
Senior Sales Manager, The Whitehall Hotel

Claudette Smith (2010)
Vice-Chair
Vice President (Data Management, Operations, & Technology), Northern Trust

Z. J. Tong (2011)
Secretary
Director of Tourism Marketing, Signet Jewelers

Cari Shein (2013)
Treasurer
Owner, Commodore Corporation

Lane Alexander (1989)
Founder Artistic Director
Chicago Human Rhythm Project

John Gingell (2016)
SVP (Midwest Regional Manager), Segal

Donna LaPietra (2016)
Vice President, Kurtis Productions

Irene Michaels (2016)
Founder, I On The Scene

Advisory Board

Terrence Coakley

Gail Kalver

Peggy Sutton

Lou Conte

Marilyn Katz

Dianne “Lady Di” Walker

Diana E. Harris

Bill Kurtis

Bill Irwin

Marilyn Miglin

Staff

Lane Alexander
Founder & Artistic Director
lalexander@chicagotap.org
ext. 201

Cameron Heinze
Program Manager
cheinze@chicagotap.org
ext. 205

Solomon Bowser
Program Manager
tbowser@arcchicago.org
ext. 211

Colleen Galicia
Program Intern
intern1@chicagotap.org
ext. 203

Consultants

Joshua Paul Weckesser
Production Stage Manager

Karin Ferrell
Business Manager

Jill Chukerman
Public Relations

Christopher W. Frerichs
Grants

Alison Rootberg
Education and Outreach

Fredric Brewer
Marketing

Gail Kalver
Festivals

Catherine Painter
Database Coordinator