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

Daniel Borak
Artist In Residence
dborak@chicagotap.org
Learn more about Dani here.

Scott Flores Deter
Program Manager
sfdeter@chicagotap.org
ext. 203

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

Colleen Galicia
Administrative Assistant
intern1@chicagotap.org
ext. 208

Kylie Bruetman
Program Intern
intern2@chicagotap.org

Megan Brady
Program Intern
intern3@chicagotap.org

Consultants

Joshua Paul Weckesser
Production Stage Manager

Jill and Yvonne Afable
Business Managers

Jill Chukerman
Public Relations

Christopher W. Frerichs
Grants

Cameron Heinze
Website

Alison Rootberg
Education and Outreach

Fredric Brewer
Marketing

Gail Kalver
Festivals

Catherine Painter
Database Coordinator