Meet the 2017 PST company
C. Luke Soucy, Artistic Director
C. Luke Soucy is honored to be serving as Artistic Director for Princeton Summer Theater's 48th Season. A Minneapolis-based director, Soucy's previous work at Hamilton Murray includes his staging of California Suite by Neil Simon and his appearance as Elwood P. Dowd in Harvey. For the past two years, he has also served as a director at Blue Water Theatre Company, most recently leading their productions of Oklahoma!, Assassins, Lord of the Flies, and This Is Our Youth - the latter two as part of the Southern Theater's ArtSHARE residency program. He is greatly looking forward to the upcoming summer of theatre, and hopes you will join him and all of PST for its upcoming season.
Megan Berry, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Megan Berry is delighted to be returning to Princeton Summer Theater for a second year, having served as the 2016 company's Executive Associate. A current Princeton undergraduate, Megan is actively involved with the Program of Theater at the Lewis Center for the Arts as a certificate candidate and student employee. Megan is also involved with student theater, serving as Production Manager on the executive board of Theatre Intime. In addition to theater administration, Megan is involved with technical theater, primarily lighting design. Recent design credits include A Dream Play and Lobby Hero with the Lewis Center and Agamemnon with Theatre Intime.
Jacqueline Silva, Communications and Publicity Director
Jacqueline Silva is grateful to be a part of the Princeton Summer Theater staff this 2017 season. Jacqueline is a sophomore at Elon University double majoring in BFA Acting and BA Arts Administration. A previous intern for PST in 2016, Jacqueline is thrilled to be rejoining such a talented and passionate company. She has worked administratively with a variety of local performance organizations, including Princeton Girl Choir and Hopewell Valley Children’s Theatre. Beyond administrative work, Jacqueline is highly involved with theatrical performance, directing, and theatre education, both in Elon and Princeton. Jacqueline is eager to collaborate with a dedicated company in the hopes of bringing the true magic of theatre to the Princeton area.
Sydney Becker, Production Stage manager
Sydney is a graduate of Princeton University's class of 2017 with a major in Anthropology and a certificate in Theater. Her experience at Princeton includes lighting design for the theater department - most recently Into the Woods and Mad Forest - as well as designing many shows for Princeton's various student theater groups. She has been on Theatre Intime's board for multiple semesters, including serving on its executive board as Production Manager, and served as Production Stage Manager for PST's 2016 season. She is thrilled to return to the role of Production Stage Manager for a second year!
Erin Collins, Rehearsal Stage manager
Erin M. Collins is from Colts Neck, New Jersey. She recently graduated from Mason Gross School of the Arts Rutgers University with a B.F.A. in Stage Management. Since graduation she has been working as a Technical Production Assistant for Juniper Street Productions on: Sunset Boulevard, Come From Away, Present Laughter, and Bandstand. Educational credits include: Absolutely! (Perhaps?) (Sound Designer), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Sound Designer), Dance Plus (Stage Management), You Can't Take It With You (Stage Management), and Cyrano de Bergerac (Stage Management). Other credits include: Midsummer Night’s Dream at the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Jake Schade, Company Manager
Jake is thrilled to be working with Princeton Summer Theater this season. A graduate of Princeton University's Class of 2017, Jake has been involved with many aspects of the technical side of theater. He served as Technical Director of Theatre Intime for two years, and has stage managed for several shows with the Lewis Center for the Arts. He also works as a Ticket Manager with Princeton University Ticketing. Say hi to him in the box office when you're buying your tickets!
Chamari White-Mink, Executive Associate
Chamari White-Mink is ecstatic to join the Princeton Summer Theater Executive Board as the Executive Associate for the 2017 season. Throughout her first year as an undergraduate at Princeton University, she has dedicated herself to all aspects of theater, and is excited to continue to do so this summer. Chamari currently serves as the Assistant Technical Director on Theatre Intime’s managing board. She made her directing debut at Princeton in the Student Playwright Festival this year and is now the assistant lighting designer for Agamemnon with Theatre Intime. She is eagerly anticipating a summer of excellent theatre!