Executive Committee

The Nagoya Players is led by an executive committee whose members have equal standing. The committee works to develop and maintain our administration, knowledge, skills sets, and keep the energy of community theater alive in the city of Nagoya. 

The Executive Committee Consists of:

 

Technical Director

The Technical Director is responsible for the technical operations of Nagoya Players performances, including lighting, sound, set design and construction.  The Technical Director is not required to perform these tasks themselves, but to administer specifically to the general technical capabilities of the organization.  They are also responsible for other duties as required. Prior technical theater experience is highly desired.

Artistic Director

The Artistic Director is responsible for conceiving, developing, and implementing the artistic vision and focus of the Nagoya Players.  The Artistic Director is not required to perform these tasks themselves, but to administer specifically to the general artistic capabilities of the organization. They are also responsible for other duties as required. Prior directorial experience is highly desired.

Music Director

 The music director is responsible for working with the stage director in preparing music for a Nagoya Players’ production. The Music Director works with singers, musicians and vocal talent to put together the necessary audio cues and music for a given show.

Public Relations Director

The Public Relations Director is responsible for managing or assisting in promoting the productions and the public image of the Nagoya Players, as well as functioning as an online and offline community manager.  They are also responsible for other duties as required.

Production Manager

The Production Manager aids the group with many of the financial and administrative duties needed to see a production successfully through from inception to the final curtain. The production manger procures theater spaces, handles payments and arranges bookings amongst a bevy of other responsibilities for Nagoya Players shows.

Treasurer

The Treasurer is responsible for keeping accurate and complete records of accounts, and is the legal custodian of all monies, notes, securities and other valuables owned by the group.  At all meetings or when requested, the Treasurer shall provide an accurate picture of the financial condition of the Nagoya Players.  They are also responsible for other duties as required.

 

Archival Historian

The archival historian is responsible for keeping The Nagoya Players history alive by archiving, maintaining, and when applicable displaying records including documents and media, both physical and digital,of our work for the benefit of artists, scholars, patrons, and the public. They are also responsible for other duties as required.

For more specifics on the executive committee, see the Bylaws.

Previous Committees

March of 2016 – November 2017

  • Joe Sichi, Sponsorship Coordinator
  • Ashley James, Interim President
  • Dave Olaf, Social Coordinator
  • George Van Horn, Publicist
  • Nanami Okada, Secretary
  • Chihoko Yamada, Treasurer
  • Andy Boone, Archival Historian

March 2015 – March 2016

  • Chihoko Yamada, Treasurer
  • Ray Proper, Publicist
  • Dave Olaf, President
  • Miyuki Tanaka, Secretary
  • Sara Quesada, Historian
  • Will Taylor, Creative Director