2018 Executive Board

Princeton Summer Theater's executive board is made up entirely of passionate college undergraduates and recent graduates, primarily from Princeton University and the Princeton community . 

 
 
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DAniel Krane,
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Daniel Krane is thrilled to serve as Artistic Director for the upcoming season of Princeton Summer Theater. He recently graduated from Princeton University with degrees in Spanish and Portuguese as well as a certificate in Theater. A director and writer from Brookline, MA, his directing credits at the Hamilton Murray Theater include The Flick by Annie Baker and Blue Heart by Caryl Churchill. At the Lewis Center for the Arts, he directed a piece with Theatre for One for the opening Festival of the Arts, a workshop production of an original opera by Andrew Lovett, and worked on a production of We are Proud to Present…by Jackie Sibblies Drury for his theater thesis. Daniel spent his last summer working as an intern for The Public Theater’s Public Works program, helping with their production of As You Like It, and served as Artistic Director of the Princeton Shakespeare Company. 

 

Hannah Semmelhack,
Executive DIRECTOR

Hannah Semmelhack is flattered to have been chosen as Princeton Summer Theater’s Executive Director for the 2018 season. She is currently a sophomore at Princeton University, majoring in Classics with certificates in Theater and Musical Theater. On campus, she is involved with student theater groups as well as the Lewis Center for the Arts. Her experience is primarily in stage management, most recently Theatre Intime’s She Kills Monsters; but she is also interested in lighting design, most recently the Lewis Center for the Art’s Letters and Dreams. While Hannah is very involved with technical theater, she is also interested in theater management with her role as Theatre Intime’s Production Manager. She will be stage managing an upcoming student-written thesis production, Trailing Rhiannon, for the Lewis Center this May.

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Sarah Golobish,
publicity DIRECTOR

Sarah Golobish is delighted to join the Princeton Summer Theater team this summer. Originally from Princeton, Sarah is just finishing her sophomore year at Bryn Mawr College studying politics, environmental sustainability, and computer science. Since moving to Bryn Mawr, Sarah has not been able to be active in the theater community but she is excited for a jam-packed theatrical summer!

Graham Cousins,
Company Manager

Graham just graduated from Princeton University with a degree in English and a certificate in theater.  He is originally from Kittanning, Pennsylvania.  On campus, he has been actively involved in student theater as an actor, stage manager, lighting designer, and administrator.  He has acted in several shows including his most recently appearance as Hysterium in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at Theatre Intime, and is a former General Manager of Intime.  

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Aaron Olkin,
Stage Manager

Aaron Olkin is a current undergraduate at Harvard University originally from Princeton, NJ. A Computer Science concentrator, he is also an active member of the Harvard theater community with experience in lighting and sound design as well as technical direction. He is currently treasurer for the undergraduate theater group, and has recently designed shows such as columbinus, The Pirates of Penzance, and In The Heights. Aaron is excited to join Princeton Summer Theater's 2018 season as the Production Stage Manager.

Minjae Kim,
Executive Associate

Minjae Kim is excited to be a part of the Princeton Summer Theater Board for the 2018 summer season. Hailing all the way from Toronto, Canada, he just completed his freshman year as a prospective English/Theater major at Princeton University. He was involved in She Kills MonstersHello Out There, and Orsen throughout his frst year – holding a range of theatrical positions, ranging from director to fight choreographer. Minjae nervously (in a good way) awaits a summer full of great theater!

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2018 Company

Since its inception over forty years ago, Princeton Summer Theater has helped launch the careers of hundreds of young artists while bringing high-quality, affordable theater to the greater Mercer County area.

 
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Maeve Brady,
Two-Show Company Member

This is Maeve’s fifth summers on the PST stage and she’s so glad to be back working on this incredible season. She is an actor and theater educator based in New Jersey. Recent favorite roles include Lenny in Crimes of the Heart and Heidi in [title of show]. Thanks to cast and crew!

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E Harper Nora Jeremijenko-Conley,
Two-Show Company Member

E Harper Nora Jeremijenko-Conley is delighted to be acting for Princeton Summer Theater. E is an anthropology major pursuing a theater certificate at Princeton University. She has also studied acting at Stella Adler Studios, Atlantic Theatre Company, the Barrow Group, and the Poor School in London. E has acted in eight plays at Princeton as well as a play at Stella Adler Studios in New York. 

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Carol Lee,
Two-Show Company Member

Carol Lee is a current undergraduate at Princeton University, majoring in Psychology. After her first theater experience acting in the Student Playwrights’ Festival her freshman year, she has since acted in Theatre Intime and East West Theater’s production of She Kills Monsters, Princeton University Players’ Heathers: The Musical, and The Lewis Center for the Art’s Fefu and Her Friends. Though her interest in theater is primarily in acting, she has also stage managed Theatre Intime’s Stop Kiss. She is thrilled to be a part of Princeton Summer Theater.

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Lydia Watt,
Two-Show Company Member

Lydia Watt is thrilled to be joining PST for a third season. A recent graduate of Princeton University with a degree in Environmental Engineering and a certificate in Theater, Watt has been an active member of Theatre Intime for four seasons as a technician, designer, and actor, and has worked for PST as a technician and guest artist. Recent roles include Hannah in Arcadia, Cassandra in Agamemnon, and alternating as Julia and Fefu in Fefu and Her Friends, her senior thesis production with the Lewis Center for the Arts.

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Allison Spann,
Three-Show Company Member

Allison Spann is thrilled to be joining PST as a full company member! Up- coming projects: Mozart’s Die Gärtnerin Aus Liebe (Sandrina) PU Music Dept. Jan ’19, and a workshop of her new original musical Masquerade (composer, director) with Princeton University Players April ’19. Allison is majoring in Music with certificates in Theater, Music Theater, Vocal Performance, and Cognitive Science. During the year she sings with the University’s Creative Large Ensemble, a jazz big band directed by Darcy James Argue, and the Glee Club, directed by Gabriel Crouch.

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Rebecca Wei Hsieh,
Three-Show Company Member

Rebecca Wei Hsieh graduated from Wesleyan University with a BA in Theater and Italian Studies, where she co-founded a theatre collective for students of color and was awarded the Hamilton Scholarship. She most recently appeared in Lives of Tiresias (NYPL/Jefferson Market Library Playhouse). Other credits include the Midwest premiere of The Humans (Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati), As You Like It (Workshop, The Public/Public Works), The AV Crew (Reading, Midtown International Theatre Festival), and A Funny Thing...Forum (Wesleyan University). Rebecca is also a writer and connoisseur of bad puns.

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Chamari White-Mink,
Three-Show Company Member

Chamari White-Mink is excited to perform in their first production with Princeton Summer Theater after serving as the Executive Associate last season! Currently a rising junior in the English Department and Program in Theater at Princeton University, Chamari’s recent acting credits include Actor 6/Black Woman in We Are Proud to Present... and Domina in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. They directed their first full production, Othello, this past fall, with Princeton Shakespeare Company and will be directing their first show at the Hamilton Murray Theater this upcoming fall, Luck of the Irish.