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Executive Staff

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Randall A. Buck

Chief Executive Officer

Has produced over 50 productions across the globe for TROIKA Entertainment. Before joining TROIKA in 1999, Mr. Buck was vice president and general manager for Livent in Toronto. While working for Livent, he managed productions such as Fosse, Ragtime, Show Boat, Music of the Night, and Kiss of the Spider Woman. Mr. Buck was a stage manager for more than 20 years, surviving a year with Mary Martin & Carol Channing in Jimmy Kirkwood's Legends!, a year in Japan with Siegfried & Roy, opening The Phantom of the Opera Music Box Company and opening Show Boat! on Broadway. Since beginning as an apprentice with The Kenley Players in the late 60s, he has had the privilege of working closely with visionaries such as Twyla Tharp, Susan Stroman, Hal Prince, Joe Layton & Josh Logan, plus hundreds of stars. Mr.Buck had the privilege of recently serving on the board for the National Alliance of Music Theater. Randy is currently living happily-ever-after in the Washington, DC area with his wife, Angela, and their daughter Sierra Ashley Buck.

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Angela Rowles

Chief Operating Officer

Joins TROIKA Entertainment directly from Washington D.C.’s historic National Theatre where she served as Managing Director. As a 25-year veteran of the touring musical theatre industry, her work has taken her all over the world serving as Dance Captain, Stage Manager, Resident Director, Company Manager, General Manager, and Executive Producer. Angela has managed over 45 large scale touring Broadway Musicals, served as Vice President of Business Development for NETworks Presentations, and produced tours with such partners as Disney, DreamWorks, and Blue Man Productions.  Her partnerships with Broadway Asia and Broadway Entertainment Group have allowed her to pursue her passion of sharing American musical theatre with emerging international markets. A native Texan, Angela holds a BFA in Dance from Sam Houston State University and an MBA with an emphasis on Executive Leadership from the University of Maryland. Angela volunteers her time as a board member for Washington DC’s Embassy Series, uniting people through musical diplomacy, and as a member of the Howard County Fine Arts Advisory Council.

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Kori Prior

Executive Vice President, Production

Joins TROIKA Entertainment with 20+ years of experience in almost every aspect of production, theatre operations, human resources, business development, producing and administration. Having joined Blue Man Productions in its infancy, Kori had the opportunity to contribute to the development and expansion of the brand from a small Off-Broadway production to a worldwide theatrical phenomenon. Among other responsibilities, Kori mounted several productions and oversaw operations as SVP Theatrical Productions, including National Tours, World Tours, and multiple long-running shows in the US and abroad.  Simultaneously, Kori was an instrumental player in the organizational growth of the company. She is a certified executive coach, specializing in leading and developing employees while building meaningful relationships with partners on behalf of the company. Kori brings a wealth of Executive Management and Leadership skills to the already thriving TROIKA Entertainment organization.

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Amy Katz

Executive Vice President, Marketing

Has been a Road Press Agent since 1995 and marketing consultant for TROIKA since 2010. Highlights: original tours of RENT, Billy Joel & Twyla Tharp’s Movin’ Out, Twyla Tharp’s Come Fly Away, Mike Tyson: Undisputed TruthPriscilla, On Your Feet! and more. Previous positions: Associate Director of Press at Manhattan Theatre Club and Asst. Subscription Manager at Arena Stage. Amy holds a BFA in Drama from Carnegie Mellon University and completed the MFA Theatre Management program at Brooklyn College/CUNY. Originally from the DC area, by way of The Netherlands, Amy is delighted to be reconnected with her Maryland roots.

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General Management

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Karen Berry

General Manager

Most recently served as Project Manager for Christopher Wheeldon’s Nutcracker. She also acted as general manager for the Chicago Tribune’s 1400 seat Riverfront Theater. In addition, she produced and managed The Doyle and Debbie Show, both in Chicago where it was awarded the Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Musical, as well as in Denver with Denver Center for the Performing Arts. She has managed many long-running Chicago productions including Old Jews Telling JokesWhite NoiseMillion Dollar QuartetDon’t Dress for DinnerBleacher BumsThe Last Night of BallyhooFrank McCourt’s The Irish...And How They Got That WayJackie Mason: Much Ado About EverythingEdgar Allan Poe...Once Upon A Midnight (John Astin), Driving Miss Daisy (Sada Thompson), Frankie and Johnnie in the Claire De Lune (Kathy Bates), I’m Not RappaportShirley Valentine (Ellen Burstyn), Steel Magnolias and Pump Boys and Dinettes. Before moving to Chicago, Broadway credits included CarrieQuiltersAsinamali and Showboat.

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Brian Schrader

General Manager

Is in his fifth season with TROIKA Entertainment. Current tours: The Bodyguard (1st nat’l). Previous tours as Associate GM: An American In Paris (1st nat'l), 42nd Street, Annie (US, Jakarta, Singapore), Dancing Pros Live, Bring It On (US, Japan), Ghost (1st nat’l), Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth, Priscilla Queen of the Desert (1st nat’l), West Side Story, Catch Me If You Can (1st nat’l). Previously, he served as Company/Production Manager for one of Louisiana's largest non-profit arts organizations. Graduate of Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in Theatre Arts and Business Administration. Member ATPAM. 


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James Carey

Assistant General Manager

Originally from Tacoma, WA, James graduated with a BFA from the School of Design and Production at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. He joined TROIKA after working around the country with theatres such as Great River Shakespeare Festival, Triad Stage, Cincinnati Opera, and Paper Mill Playhouse as well as touring as a Stage Manager. His recent credits include Morning Star, The Wizard of Oz, Cheers Live on Stage and The Bodyguard.

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Madeline McCluskey

Assistant to the General Manager

Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, and a recent graduate from The Theatre School at DePaul University, Madeline holds a B.F.A. in Theatre Management. She comes to TROIKA after some exciting positions with different arts organizations including Broadway In Chicago, Blue Man Group, and Walt Disney World. Most recently she spent the summer working with On Your Feet! as the Company Management Production Assistant.

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Production

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Anna E. Bate

Production Manager

Prior to joining TROIKA, Anna served as production manager at GALA Hispanic Theatre, and has worked at regional theaters such as Utah Shakespeare Festival and Milwaukee Repertory Theatre. Anna holds a BA in Theatre Arts from Marquette University. Though missing the great state of Wisconsin and the mountains of Utah, Anna is loving her time on the East Coast with TROIKA.

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Gregg Damanti

Production Manager
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Dave Burch

Technical Director

Began his career as a scenic fabricator before transitioning to touring Broadway theatre, where he has worked for the past 10 years. His favorite touring credits include: School of Rock (1st Nat.), Finding Neverland (1st Nat.), and Mamma Mia (where he met his wife during a scene change). Internationally: Beauty and the Beast, Avenue Q and American Idiot. He is originally from Savannah GA, has traveled to 23 countries and lives in Astoria with his wife and their cat. 

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Nathaniel Vilandre

Production Coordinator

Born and bred in Worcester, Massachusetts, Nathaniel has spent the last few years working at a variety of organizations around the Northeast. He began his career at the Williamstown Theatre Festival as a Company Management intern. Shortly after, he spent a year at Hartford Stage as the Company and Production Management Assistant. Most recently, Nathaniel spent a year in Upstate New York working at the Glimmerglass Festival and Geva Theatre Center. 

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Booking

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Doria Montfort

Booking Manager
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Accounting & Administration

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Nikel Davis

Financial Controller
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George Lamberty

Budgeting and Forecasting Manager
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Lourdes Castillo

Senior Accountant
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Marite Espinoza

Staff Accountant
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Electra Walker

Accounting Clerk
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Costume Shop & Warehouse

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Alison M. Smith

Costume Shop Administrator
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Scott Garrish

Warehouse Manager
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