Producing Artistic Director
Grant is excited to take the helm as Producing Artistic Director for LCT as it moves into a new phase of quality artistic programming. Originally from Kansas City, Grant began performing as a young child and has been involved with theatre ever since. Aside from performing in countless plays and musicals as an AEA actor, his professional background in fundraising and arts administration lead him to this exciting opportunity. Thank you to all of the wonderful volunteers and patrons who ensure that LCT remains the premiere community theatre in the Coulee Region. Grant is fortunate to be joined in La Crosse by his beautiful wife, Liz, and their wonderful children, Bonnie and John.
Tim is the Production Manager for LCT. 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.
Jessi, as LCT’s Marketing Director, handles LCT’s marketing, publicity, and graphic design. She holds an associates degree in graphic design from Western Technical College and a B.S. degree in marketing from Winona State University. Jessi grew up in La Crosse and currently works remotely from Kalispell, MT where she enjoys playing in the mountains with her husband, Mitch, and daughter, Elisabeth.
Mary Cate Cichock
Patron Services Manager
Mary Cate is very excited to be working as the Patron Services Manager for LCT. Originally from Rockford, IL, Mary Cate has been a friend of the stage since she was nine years old. Her passion for theatre took her to Viterbo University, where she completed her Bachelor of Science in Theatre Education degree. Her involvement as a teacher with LCT is what led her to fall in love with this organization and seek this full-time employment opportunity! As the Patron Services Manager, Mary Cate oversees the box office, front of house positions, ushers, and volunteers at LCT. She is the individual to contact if you would like to help out at this amazing organization. When not at LCT, Mary Cate and her partner, Lucas, enjoy the many outdoor trails of La Crosse or play with their cat Black Panther.
Peter has been working in technical theater since 2004, and previously worked for the Utah Shakespeare Festival (Scenery Materials Coordinator and Master Carpenter), Great River Shakespeare Festival (Asst. Technical Director and Company Manager), University of Nevada, Las Vegas (Master Carpenter), and Viterbo University (Scene Shop Foreman). He initially attended Southeast Missouri State University to pursue a degree in Technical Direction, but finished his degree at UW - La Crosse in 2019. He is originally from St. Louis but made La Crosse his home in 2014. In his free time, he enjoys reading, running, and playing with his dog, Izzy. He is also the proud father of his son, Michael. Lastly, Peter has a passion for teaching. He invites anyone interested in learning about construction, or in volunteering in the scene shop, to contact him.
Mary, as LCT's Bookkeeper, handles all things finance. A longtime La Crosse resident, Mary enjoys spending time with her husband, Tom, and her grandchildren, Genevieve, Henry, and Elisabeth.
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 sons, Damian and Dax.
Stacy teaches acting and other fun theatre things on Saturday mornings at LCT, in addition to working as a preschool aid for the La Crosse district. She has two ridiculously talented children: MacKinley is studying Musical Theatre at Northern State University, and Julianna attends Logan High School.