Artistic Director: Jacqueline St. Pierre
Jacqueline St. Pierre (she/her/hers) is delighted and honored to serve as the 2022-2023 Artistic Director of Florida Players! She is a 3rd year BA Theatre major with interests in performance, directing, dramaturgy, and theater management. She cannot wait to support the creation of empassioned and creative theatre this year. She is always happy to grab a coffee with you and chat about the last book you read or movie you watched! Contact her anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assistant Artistic Director: Say Penland
Say (they/she) is a third year at UF majoring in Psychology. They are so excited to serve as FP’s Associate Artistic Director this year! This is their third year with FP, and they would love to help you out in any way they can. Other than theatre, they enjoy baking, reading, hanging with friends, and music. She is so excited to create with everyone and have an amazing year!
Production Manager: Luke Ortega
Luke Ortega (he/him/his) is a third year architecture student with a tremendous passion toward the art of theater. He has recently worked as a Set Designer for The Wolves, as well as being a Stage Manager during last Spring’s Splendor and Dance 2022. He is eager to take on the position of Production Manager this year, and hopes to leave a valuable impact on each production he oversees.
Assistant Production Manager: Teresa D’Angelo
Teresa Dangelo is a third year media productions, management and technology major at UF. She is honored to serve as assistant production manager and be a part of the Florida Player’s board! She loves the arts, and outside of school, she enjoys music, film and fashion. She is so excited to see what this year will bring!
Secretary: Storm Smith
Storm Smith (she/hers) is so excited to be serving as secretary. She is a 4th year Theatre Major and Mass Communications minor. Her theatre interests are acting, writing, directing, and sound design. Other than theatre, she enjoy films, music, reading, and 80s vibes (I do not know how to make that sound good lmao). She is looking forward to this year and the future of Florida Players.
Director of Finance: Taylor Ho
Taylor Ho is a fourth year theatre major and business administration minor at UF. She is honored to be welcomed back as the Director of Finance this year. Outside of school, she enjoys reading and horseback riding. She is looking forward to see what this new season brings, and is thrilled to help out in any way she can!
Director of Special Events: Jaden Koller
Jaden is a second year BA theatre and Media Production, Management, and Technology major. Her theatre interests include performance, directing, and stage management. Other than theatre, she enjoys reading, going to the beach, being outside, and hanging out with friends and Hugo. Jaden is honored to serve as the Director of Special Events, and is ecstatic to see all the beautiful art that is created this year!
Director of Publicity: Olivia Caldara
Olivia (Liv) is a second year student majoring in Theatre and minoring in Florida Teaching with goals of theatre education in mind. She also hopes to study English in addition to her current major and minor. Outside of theatre, she is a dancer of 17 years, enjoys reading, getting coffee, music, and is a member of Kappa Alpha Theta. She is incredibly excited to take on the role of Director of Publicity and cannot wait to see what this year has in store!
Director of Outreach: Seth Greenberg
Seth Greenberg is getting his BFA in Musical theatre while getting an MSM in business. He serves as the director of outreach on The Florida Players Board. This year Seth hopes to further the impact and reach of the club while maintaining and building a stronger reputation.
Webmaster: Joshua Wohlever
Joshua Wohlever is a current third year studying Economics and Spanish. He is incredibly excited to be the Florida Players webmaster for this year! In addition to loving acting and musical theatre, he enjoys dance, reading, problem solving, strategy board games, and hanging out with friends. He can’t wait to expand the FP platform and spend another year with this amazing community!
Historian: Luke Gilboy
Luke Gilboy is a third year student studying geography from Jacksonville Beach, Florida. He has been involved with theater since the age of 11, and has been with Florida Players since the fall of 2021. Since then Gilboy has been in two FP productions (35mm and Falsettos). Outside of Florida Players, Gilboy is the treasurer of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity, and enjoys gardening, soccer, and taking care of his pet fish.
Technical Director: Jazlyn Rivero
Jazlyn Rivero (they/them) is ecstatic to ll the role as the 2022-2023 Technical Director of Florida Players! They are a 2nd year BFA Scenic Design major interested in architecture, woodworking, technical direction, and design. They are excited to assist the group in creating new and exciting theatre as well as providing a technical theatre perspective throughout the Florida Players narrative.
Assistant Technical Director: Jillian Mersky
Jillian Mersky (She/They) is a freshman and is excited to be spending her first year assisting Florida Players with everything technical! She is a double major BA Theatre and Communication Sciences and Disorders. When she isn’t on or behind the stage, Jillian enjoys playing video games and streaming them on Twitch. They can’t wait to have a great first year with this team!
Faculty Advisor: Gillian Stine
Gillian (she/her/hers) is a Theatre major with a minor in Florida Teaching. A lifelong theatre-goer and participant, she has been involved with Florida Players since her first semester of undergrad – both onstage and off! Gillian hopes to work in higher education, working with college applicants and student affairs. She served as the Secretary for the ’20-’21 year, as Artistic Director for the ‘2-’22 year, and is now proud to advise and represent the organization that’s become her home away from home. If you have any questions or just want to chat, feel free to reach out!