Scene Shop Carpenter
Scene Shop Carpenter
Rosary "Bee" David
Administrative Associate, Dance Division
Student Services Officer
Facilities Coordinator, Dance Division
Master Stage Electrician
Publicity & Special Events
Shop Carpenter. Daniel Cadigan is a shop carpenter with the TAPS. He also works as the Technical Director for Broadway by the Bay, at San Mateo High School, and at other performing arts organizations in the Bay Area. Special interests include stage capentry, welding, mechanical systems, and stage automation.
Shop Carpenter. Janny Coté is a shop carpenter with the TAPS and Equity Stage Manager. She also works as a stage carpenter, stage manager, and backstage crew at TheaterWorks, Foothill Theatre Company, Marin Theater Company, CalShakes, and other theater companies in the Bay Area. Special interests include stage capentry, stage management, and production management.
Administrative Assistant, Dance Division. Bee (as she is known here at Stanford) joined Department of Urology in 1988. She later moved to Department of where she enjoyed running the residency and fellowship program. In 2004, she accepted the job as a Fellowship Administrator in the Department of Pediatrics. As a seasoned employee, she loves working in a diverse environment. After working for almost 20 years in the School of Medicine, she decided to join the other side of the campus in the Department of Drama/Dance Division now TAPS/Division of Dance and explore her creative side. Bee loves to dance and what better way to express that than working in the Dance division.
Student Services Officer. Justin is the TAPS Student Services Officer. After graduating from the University of Montana with degrees in Music and Dance, he worked with Stanford’s freshman IHUM program for six years before joining TAPS. He is currently a student in Stanford’s Master of Liberal Arts program, and teaches piano lessons in his spare time.
Facility Coordinator. Tony joined the Dance Division in 1986, and is currently a member of the TAPS production staff. He supervises departmental events in both the Roble Gym Complex and the Nitery. In addition to maintaining the classrooms and studios of the Roble Gym complex, he also coordinates space reservations and scheduling between a multitude of campus organizations, including the Dance Division, student arts groups, and the Stanford Health Improvement Program.
Master Stage Electrician. Kenny provides support to productions as Master Electrician and Supervisor of lighting installations. He has more than twenty years of experience in technical theater and works as Master Electrician, Head Rail, and Stagehand for a variety of performing arts groups in the Bay Area. Kenny's interests include creating special lighting effects.
Administrative Manager. Patrice is the Department Administrator for TAPS. She is a graduate of Georgetown University with a degree in Economics and Math. She has completed coursework toward and MBA from Golden Gate University. Throughout her career, she has gained significant experience in business operations, project management, facilities and financial management. In her free time, she has been an extra in many films and has done voiceover work. Her passion at work is to create the "Wow" factor."
Publicity & Special Events. Stefanie Okuda is the Publicist and Special Events Coordinator for TAPS. She graduated summa cum laude with degrees in Theatre Arts and Philosophy from Santa Clara University, where she also worked for the Director of the Center of Performing Arts. Her interests involve audience development for new theatre.
Cutter/Draper. Heather Patterson is a Cutter/Draper for TAPS. She received her BS from the University of California, Davis in Costume Design and is currently working toward her MFA. She has worked in design, construction, and patternmaking for UC Davis, West Bay Opera, and Stanford Summer Theater, as well as for the fashion industry.
Administrative Associate. Janet Pineda is the Administrative Associate for TAPS. She received a B.S. in Business Administration from San Francisco State University and worked in retail management before joining Stanford.
Shops Supervisor. Paul Strayer manages the Department's scene shop. In addition, he teaches a variety of woodworking and furniture making classes during the year.
Assistant Technical Director. Erik has a BFA from the University of South Dakota in Technical Theatre and an MFA in Technical Design and Production from the Yale School of Drama. Prior to working for TAPS, Erik was the Technical Director for San Jose Repertory Theater. He has a strong interest in mechanical and structural design for the stage as well as automation.