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Kevin Moore, President and Artistic Director

126 North Main Street, Suite 300

Dayton, Ohio 45402

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Kevin Moore

Kevin Moore – President & Artistic Director
Kevin served as Executive Director of The Human Race Theatre Company from its founding in 1986 through 2011. He has directed Human Race productions of The Mystery of Irma Vep, The Gifts of the Magi, A Day in Hollywood*A Night in the Ukraine, The Rocky Horror Show, Beehive, Angels in America: Perestroika, Zombies from the Beyond, Children of Eden, Beautiful Thing (co-production with the Phoenix Theatre), Bat Boy, Tuesdays With Morrie, Convenience (co-production with the Sacramento Theatre Company), Shenandoah and the world premiere of Wild Blue. He produced West Side Story at the Victoria Theatre, featuring the Dayton Ballet, breaking all Victoria box office records. In 2005, he produced Seussical – breaking attendance records at The Loft Theatre. In 2000, Kevin also created the Musical Theatre Workshop, which has presented regional and world premiere musicals, hosted two national summits and three new works festivals. He produced the world premiere of the musical WAS, produced and directed the midwest premieres of Harold & Maude and Ordinary Days, produced the Midwest premiere of the new Stephen Schwartz musical Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook and the premiere of Gregg Coffin's new musical, right next to me. Kevin is also proud of his working relationship with Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman on their musical Green Gables, which had its professional premiere at the Victoria Theatre in 2005, and their new musical, Tenderly, about singer Rosemary Clooney, in 2012. Kevin has served on panels for the Ohio Arts Council, the Montgomery County Arts & Cultural District, and the National Endowment for the Arts. He has served on the Boards of the AIDS Resource Center Ohio, Culture Works, the Downtown YMCA and the National Alliance for Musical Theatre - where he co-chaired their Festival of New Musicals in 2007 and 2008. In 2003, Kevin was inducted into the Dayton Theatre Hall of Fame and in April 2010, he and Human Race Artistic Director Marsha Hanna received the Governor's Award for Arts Administration.

The Human Race Theatre Company's office phone number is (937) 461-3823.
Employee extensions are provided below.

Kevin Moore, President & Artistic Director ext. 3115

Production Staff

Tara Lail, Associate Artistic Director ext. 3113
Susanne Kern, Costume Shop Manager
Scott J. Kimmins, Technical Director ext. 3120
Preston McCarthy, Company Manager ext. 3116
Heather Powell, Prop Master (513) 255-5998
Eric Moore, Head Carpenter/Charge Artist
John Rensel, Resident Lighting Designer
    (937) 477-5527

Administrative Staff

John Faas, Vice President – Development ext. 3111
Steven Box, Director of Marketing
   and Communications ext. 3112
Marilyn Klaben, Education Director ext. 3132
Allison Cox, Associate Director of Development
   ext. 3114
Chad Wyckoff, Audience and Community
   Engagement Manager
ext. 3110
In the Black, LTD, Finance and Operations Managers
   ext. 3118

Board of Trustees

The Human Race is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation governed by a Board of Trustees. Each Trustee serves a two-year term and may be renewed for six consecutive years.

Karrie Stock, Chair
Lou Mason, Secretary
Beth Schaeffer, Treasurer
John E. Clough, Past President

Board Members
Maryann Bernstein, Dr. Robert L. Brandt, Jr. MD, Anne Brown, Jamie Cordes, Matthew C. Jessup, Irvin Moscowitz, Barbara N. O'Hara, Brad Roediger, Robert Rohr, Merle F. Wilberding, David Williamson


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