Alan Highe

Alan Highe is pleased to be joining the Mac-Haydn as Master Electrician/Carpenter for the 2024 Season! As an independent artist from Michigan, Alan has had the opportunity to work nationwide with some of the industry’s best including: Seth Rudetsky, Major Attaway, Allie Trimm, Ray DeMattis, Jackie Burns, John Tracey Eagen, and Alix Korey. Previous credits include Enter Laughing, The Little Mermaid, Honk! Nunsense, The Fantasticks, Grease, Gypsy, The Producers, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Jersey Boys, and A Doll’s House Part II. While not traveling coast to coast, Alan spends his free time running D&D games, Disc Golfing, and cuddling with his cat, Anna. Alan would like to thank his friends, family, and wonderful girlfriend Julia for their undying and constant patience, love, and support throughout his theatrical endeavors. @AlanHighe

Creative Roles this Season

Master Electrician/Carpenter - 2024 Season
Johanna Baronowitz

Johanna is a stage manager based out of New Jersey. She recently received her BFA Theatre: Design, Technology, & Management with a concentration in Stage Management from Montclair State University this spring. Favorite credits include: Back to the Future 1st National Tour (Production Assistant), Marie Antoinette (Montclair State University – Production Stage Manager), Spring Awakening (Montclair State University – Assistant Stage Manager), Singin’ in the Rain (College Light Opera Company – Production Stage Manager), Jesus Christ Superstar (College Light Opera Company – Production Stage Manager), Bright Star (Montclair State University – Production Stage Manager), & Something Rotten! (Northampton Community College Summer Theatre – Production Stage Manager). When not in production, Johanna can be found spending time with loved ones or informing her friends about whatever Harry Styles is up to. @johannabaronowitz /

Clay Cates

Clay Cates is a theatre artist and props maker originally from New Hampshire, now located in NYC. He is thrilled to join Mac Haydn for this wonderful summer of theatre! Previous credits include Properties Design for Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Weathervane Theater, and Seacoast Repertory Theatre. Outside of props, favorite projects include: puppet construction for Avenue Q (SRT) and Little Shop of Horrors (Weathervane), wardrobe supervision for A Christmas Carol (National Tour), work as a camp counselor and on original TYA shows with Upside Arts, and as the stage manager of Senior Rep; a repertory theatre company comprised of senior members of the Seacoast, NH community. When not in the prop shop, you can find Clay enjoying the outdoors, jamming to the Grateful Dead, or practicing yoga. Love to Sarah, Daisy, and Willow.

Creative Roles this Season

Props Designer - 2024 Season
Alivia Cross

Alivia Cross is MFA in scenic design candidate at Penn State University. She holds a B.A in Technical Theatre and Psychology from Wheaton College, Norton Massachusetts. Alivia is an experienced scenic artist, having worked at various companies including Gulfshore Playhouse and Penobscot Theatre Company. Her recent scenic design credits include Urinetown and Falsettos at Penn State Centre Stage, Jersey Boys and The Sound of Music at the MacHaydn Theatre, and assistant design for Laugh, Cry, Pee, Repeat at The Naples Players in Florida. She is excited to be returning to the Mac-Haydn Theatre as the scenic designer for West Side Story, Rent, and All Shook Up. Alivia is excited to be back in the shop and thanks the entire Mac-Haydn company for continually telling powerful stories.

Creative Roles this Season

Set Designer - West Side Story, Rent, All Shook Up
Abirami Senthil

Abi Senthil is absolutely thrilled to be joining Mac-Haydn for the 2024 summer season. As a recent graduate for the University of North Carolina School of the Arts’ Sound Design BFA program, she is eager to kickstart her career here at Mac-Haydn. Primarily an engineer, Abi enjoys riding faders and working with the sound designer to get that perfect mix for a show. She’s mixed a wide-range of shows for other summer stock theaters including Cortland Repertory Theatre, Timberlake Playhouse and STAGES St. Louis, with her favorites being “We Will Rock You”, “Xanadu” and “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”. In her free time, you can find her crocheting, painting and watching TV with her dog, Coco.

Hannah Sadler

Hannah Sadler is a junior BFA Costume Design student at Marymount Manhattan. Past Mac Haydn credits include stitcher for the 2023 summer season. Other credits include, Equity Through Design Mentorship, Mentor Tobin Ost 2022-2024. Costume shop intern at Marymount Manhattan. Marymount Manhattan College Productions Credits include: Uncle Vanya, Assistant Costume Designer, R&H Cinderella Hair and makeup Designer, Carrie the Musical, Wardrobe Supervisor, Stitcher for Head over Heels, SpongeBob the Musical, Caucasian Chalk Circle, Loves Labour Lost. West Side Story is Hannah’s debut professional design and they are so excited to return to the Mac for the summer! Hannah would like to thank her costume professor Vanessa Leuck for her endless support and advice. She would also like to thank her wonderful friends and family for their love and laughs.

Creative Roles this Season

Costume Designer - West Side Story
Isabelle Sterling

ISABELLE STERLING is from North Haven, Connecticut, and is an incoming Senior, Design/Tech major at Western Connecticut State University. WCSU credits include Noises Off (Props Master), Metamorphoses (Assistant to the Set Designer and Props Master), Big Love (Assistant to the Set Designer/ Props Artisan/ Run Crew), Bat Boy: The Musical (Fly Captain), and Season’s Greetings (Assistant to the Set Designer/ Props Artisan/ Scenic Charge), Allegro (Master Carpenter/ Fly Captain), Marat Sade (Master Carpenter/ Fly Captain), Something Rotten (Master Carpenter/ Fly Captain), Next to Normal ( Master Carpenter), Donkey Show (Assistant Technical Director), and The Crucible (Assistant Technical Director/ Assistant Scenic Designer/ Scenic Charge). This is her second season as a Carpenter at The Mac-Haydn Theatre with her previous credits including the 2023 Season of 42nd Street, Footloose, Sound of Music, Godspell, and Jersey Boys.

Julia Kehrley

Julia Kehrley is a freelance wardrobe supervisor and dresser based in Manhattan. She graduated from SUNY Sullivan and SUNY New Paltz respectively, and has gone on to work across the East Coast. Recent shows include Brooklyn Laundry, The Ally, Shadow/Land, The Bodyguard, Jersey Boys, and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. During her free time, Julia likes to play board games with friends and work at an Upper West Side craft beer bar called Craft + Carry. Julia would like to thank the Mac-Haydn, her incredible mentors Andrea Gorzell and Jessica Lόpez-Barkl, her loving partner Alan, and her family and friends (especially Mom, who has always been her number one fan). Enjoy the show!

Tori Moss

Tori is thrilled to be returning to the Mac for her second season! Her first summer at the Mac was 2023 in which she served as the Production Stage Manager for 42nd Street, Footloose, The Sound of Music, Godspell, Jersey Boys, and The Marvelous Wonderettes. Tori has stage managed many shows at her alma mater, the Manhattan School of Music, including: Bye Bye Birdie, She Loves Me, The Hills are Alive!, The Secret Life of the American Musical, and Paperboy. Other stage management work: Brighter Than The Sun (Chain Theatre), The Gorgeous Nothings (Life Jacket Theatre Co.), Sober Songs (Staged Reading), One Father, One Son (Staged Reading). She also served as Assistant Production Manager on Most Happy in Concert and Just For Us at Williamstown Theatre Festival. Tori can’t wait for another great season at the Mac!

Sean McGinley

Sean is excited to be returning for another summer at The Mac-Haydn. Some of his favorite designs he has put on stage here are Godspell, Xanadu, 42nd Street, and Jersey Boys(which won an award for best sound design). He enjoys spending his summers here in Chatham and working with the creative teams to build incredible shows in such a short period. Sean has a degree in Music Industry and Recording Technology from York College of Pennsylvania. His designs have been seen and heard at The Naples Players, Gulfshore Playhouse, Gable Stage, Timberlake Playhouse, Theatre Workshop of Nantucket, The Penobscot Theatre, and Suncoast Broadway Dinner Theatre. As always Sean would like to thank Alivia and his family for their continued support of his dream. For more information on Sean please visit or follow him at seansounds101.

Creative Roles this Season

Sound Designer - Full Season
Eoghan Hartley

Eoghan is back for his 5th season at the Mac! He has been with the Mac since 2019, putting on favorites like Jersey Boys, The Sound of Music, A Chorus Line, The Full Monty, Next to Normal, Forever Plaid, Xanadu, Sunset Boulevard, Ragtime, and Oklahoma. Since last season, Eoghan had the honor of working as a ASM on The Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes. Other NYC area credits: A Chorus Line, Rock of Ages, West Side Story, Elf: the Musical (Argyle Theatre), Steel Magnolias (Gallery Players), The Floorshow (Combustion Collective), and many shows with the Actors Studio Drama School (Pace University). Select regional credits: Mamma Mia, Matilda, Footloose, and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Theatre Workshop of Nantucket). When not stage managing or production managing, Eoghan works as an event manager, scenic carpenter and leathercrafter in the NYC area.

Emily Allen

Emily Grace Allen is so happy to be returning to the Mac-Haydn Theatre once again! Emily just graduated from Marymount Manhattan College and is so excited to take the next step in her artistic journey. During the year, she kept busy working and training. She had the opportunity to train at the 30 Rock Wig Shop working on things for SNL and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. She also performed as a featured dancer in the ensemble of Rodger and Hammerstein’s Cinderella at Marymount. Coming off of graduation, Emily is so thankful for all the opportunities and the support from her family and peers that have helped her to get to where she is. Sending all the love and gratitude to Mom and Dad, John, Caitlin, and the entire family at the Mac!

Roles this Season

Ensemble in Rent
Swing in The Fantasticks

Creative Roles this Season

Hair/Wig & Makeup Designer - West Side Story
Cody Kane

Cody is so excited to be back at The Mac for another season! This will be his 6th Season at the Mac! In the off-season, He started a new job working for the University of Evansville in Indiana as the Assistant Technical Director/ Scene Shop Manager. He has loved teaching students carpentry skills for the stage as well as some rigging techniques. Cody looks forward to going back in the fall and further cementing the importance of working at summer stock theatres to hone the fundamentals he teaches during the school year! Before working in Indiana, he was an Assistant Carpenter on the Jersey Boys Second National Tour traveling the country. No matter where he ends up he always looks forward to a summer at The Mac!

Emma Cummings

Emma Cummings is a Pittsburgh based Scenic Artist and Scenic Designer. She has worked with MacHaydn Theatre for five seasons designing the set for Pippin, Little Shop of Horrors and The Wedding Singer, as well as serving as a painter and carpenter for dozens of other productions. She has designed the sets for a variety of productions such as Tenderly; The Rosemary Clooney Musical (Playhouse on Park, CT) and Romeo and Juliet (Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center, PA). She has painted the sets all over the Northeast in New York, Pittsburgh, Connecticut, and Vermont. She is currently the Scene Shop Foreman at City Theatre Company in Pittsburgh. She spends her free time painting, illustrating, and collecting children’s books. She earned her Bachelors degree in Theatre Design and Technology from Slippery Rock University.

Creative Roles this Season

Set Designer - Next to Normal