Tom believes that the love of the theatre is why we spend time and effort to produce quality entertainment for the audience. A longtime LCT volunteer, Tom’s LCT acting credits include: Ranger Tom in Escanaba in da Moonlight, Doc in West Side Story, King Pellinore in Camelot, the old man in 12 Angry Men, Soapy Smith in Gifts of The Magi, Monsignor O’Hara in Sister Act, and Captain Smith in Titanic: The Musical. Tom thanks the staff at La Crosse Community Theatre and all the volunteers.
To contact Tom Desjarlais, email or call him at 608-784-9292, ext. 3.
Dillon has been a technical director, scenic designer, light designer, among other things, and has been a part of the La Crosse community for over 7 years. A Viterbo University alum, he enjoys building things, grilling out with friends, and blowing snow. He has worked as a designer of sets, lights or sound for every production in the last five years. His latest production is a baby son, born August 2014.
To contact Dillon McArdle, email or call him at 608-784-9292, ext. *129.
Dominique is thrilled to transition from a LCT volunteer to a member of the staff. In addition to several credits onstage and behind the scenes, Dominique has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Education from UW – Eau Claire. She previously worked at Logistics Health, Inc. where she cultivated her skills in customer service, organization, and project management. As the Office Manager, Dominique assists with external communications, donations, event coordination, social media marketing, and several other operational assignments. When not at the theatre, Dominique enjoys spending time with her husband, Dustin, and their son, Damian.
To contact Dominique, email or call her at 608-784-9292, ext. *315.
Brenna is the interim patron services manager for La Crosse Community Theatre and the Weber Center for the Performing Arts. Originally from the La Crosse area, she holds a BFA in Arts Administration from Viterbo University and has appeared on stage in several LCT productions, including She Loves Me, West Side Story, and Chicago. During her time at Viterbo, Brenna served as a programming and grant writing assistant for the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center, and worked seasonally in company management at Jacob’s Pillow Dance in Becket, MA. After graduating, Brenna joined Tulsa Ballet as a development manager. Currently, when she’s not at the Weber Center, Brenna is also a booking associate with Center Productions, Inc.
To contact Brenna, email or call her at 608-784-9292.
Tim is assistant technical director for La Crosse Community Theatre. He has appeared on stage in several LCT plays, including The Producers, Almost, Maine, and Blood Brothers. Tim also has volunteered in a variety of backstage capacities, including on set crews, building sets and running light and sound boards. He looks forward to the day when he can spend quality time with just the right person.
To contact Tim Harris, email or call him at 608-784-9292, ext. *140.
Jessi, as LCT’s marketing director, handles LCT’s graphics and marketing. She holds an associates degree in graphic design from Western Technical College and a B.S. degree in marketing from Winona State University. Before joining LCT, Jessi worked as graphic design and sales support coordinator at Hiatt Manufacturing and as marketing designer and visual brand leader at Saint Mary’s Press, both in Winona. Jessi grew up in La Crosse and currently lives in Ely, MN with her husband, Mitch, and daughter, Elisabeth.
To contact Jessi Davidson, email or call her at 608-784-9292, ext. *316
To contact Mary Hofer, email or call her at 608-784-9292, ext. *317.
Sara holds a BA in Sociology from Northern State University and a MFA in Acting from Minnesota State University Mankato. Committed to theatre education, she has taught theatre and acting for Northern State University, University of Minnesota-Morris, Minnesota State University-Mankato, Northfield Arts Guild, A+ Arts Club Autism and the Arts, Stages Theatre Company, Purple Door Youth Theatre, Latino Play Fest, and Inspiration Performing Arts. A busy director in South Dakota and Minnesota, she has directed for the Northern Fort Playhouse (where she also serves as associate artistic director), Black Dirt Theatre Company, Tromp L’oeil, SaMi Productions, Park Theatre Company, and others. Sara interned at the Mixed Blood Theatre in Minneapolis and presented original research on American Indian Playwrights at conferences in New Mexico and Minnesota. Her writings include an original musical for children call BUZZ, which seeks to educate children about autism. Sara is married to Brian and they love exploring, listening to live music, and scouring record stores for good vinyl.
To contact Sara Pillatzki-Warzeha, email or call her at 608-784-9292, ext. *321.