Jade King Carroll, Producing Artistic Director
Specializing in new play development and directing, Carroll is a multiple-time collaborator with playwrights such as Dael Orlandersmith, Chisa Hutchinson, Dominique Morisseau, and Sarah Gancher. She has also worked with many other emerging writers at organizations including the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Roundabout Theatre Company, Lincoln Center Institute, Huntington Theatre, Ars Nova, Playwrights Horizons, and The Civilians. Carroll has directed new audio dramas for Audible, Marvel, Broadway Podcast Network, and GEVA Theatre Center. As the Artistic Associate at Second Stage Theatre, she worked on world premieres by Lynn Nottage, Anna Deavere Smith, Kristoffer Diaz, Rajiv Joseph, and Douglas Carter Beane, along with running 2ST’s education department.
Jade has a long history of directing the classics and a strong desire to expand our cultural canon. She has directed over 50 productions across the country at such theatres as Primary Stages, Shakespeare Theatre DC, Milwaukee Repertory, Atlantic Theatre, Hartford Stage, Long Wharf Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop, the McCarter Theatre Center at Princeton University, INTAR, Playwright’s Realm, The Wild Project, Miami New Drama, Portland Stage, Weston Playhouse, Portland Playhouse, City Theatre, Marin Theatre, Theatreworks, Two River Theatre, Playmakers Rep, People’s Light & Theatre, NYC Parks Summer Stages, Perseverance Theatre, Joe’s Pub, and Chautauqua Theater Company.
At Second Stage, Jade was a Van Lier and NYC Council of the Arts directing fellow, and received a TCG New Generation grant in artistic directing. She is a former NYTW emerging artist fellow, artistic apprentice at the Women’s Project Theatre, and directing and producing apprentice at the McCarter Theatre Center at Princeton University. She was a Gates Millennium scholar and recently received a 40 under 40 award from her alma mater, SUNY New Paltz. She was also the recipient of the Paul Green Award from the National Theatre Conference and the estate of August Wilson, and the 2020 Drama League Award. She was an associate director on Broadway for A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE featuring Blair Underwood and Daphne Rubin-Vega and THE GIN GAME featuring James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson.
As an educator, Carroll has taught and guest directed at Juilliard, Princeton, New York University, University of Iowa, Penn State, Adelphi University, New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, Point Park University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, West Virginia University, Bard College, Columbia University, and Chautauqua Theater Company.
Like the Institution’s other artistic leaders, she will maintain professional and artistic commitments outside of her summers at Chautauqua while overseeing CTC’s long-term planning, budgeting, season selection, auditioning, casting, and hiring of design teams and directors.
Emily Glinick, General Manager
Emily will be stepping into this role in her 10th anniversary with the company, having previously served as a stage manager for productions across many years in Bratton Theater, as well as last season in the Performance Pavilion!
Emily brings with her a wealth of knowledge of the theater industry, having spent almost 20 years as a freelance stage manager. A proud member of the Actors’ Equity Association, she has managed over 100 productions for the community, regional, off-Broadway, Broadway, and international tours and festivals.
Last season, Emily was the Production Stage Manager for both Blood at the Root by Dominique Morisseau, and Commedia, directed and devised by CTC Artistic Director Andrew Borba. Prior to last season, she PSM’d for Andrew on Philadelphia Story, and was the Assistant Stage Manager for his production of Twelfth Night. Other favorite Chautauqua Theater Company productions include Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller, and The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov.
In addition to her theater experience, Emily brings skills as a small business owner. With a background in massage therapy, movement analysis, mobility training, and corrective exercise, Emily is the owner and founder of Brooklyn Bodywork Collective, a massage, and wellness studio in Brooklyn, NY.
Olga Sanchez Saltveit, Director of New Work
Olga Sanchez Saltveit, Assistant Professor of Theatre, Middlebury College, is Artistic Director Emerita for Milagro Theatre, the Pacific Northwest’s premier Latinx arts & culture organization, following her service as the company’s Artistic Director from 2003-2015. She is an actor, director, devisor, and arts activist, whose work has been seen throughout the US and in Peru, Venezuela, Honduras, and Cuba.
Olga served as co-artistic director of the People’s Playhouse in New York City, artistic director of Seattle Teatro Latino, and co-founder of La Casa de Artes, a Seattle-based non-profit organization dedicated to celebrating the beauty of Latinx arts and cultural heritage. Her ¡O ROMEO! received a Portland Drama Critics’ DRAMMY award for Outstanding Achievement in Devised Work, and her Como Agua para Chocolate (Like Water for Chocolate) was nominated for several BroadwayWorld awards, including Best Direction.
Olga served on the Executive Committee and the Diversity Task Force on the TCG (Theatre Communications Group) board of directors. She serves on the Advisory Committee of the Latinx Theatre Commons, in partnership with HowlRound Theatre Commons, Emerson College. Associations and affiliations include: Actors Equity Association, SAG-AFTRA, Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, and the Association for Theatre in Higher Education. B.A., Theatre, Hunter College, C.U.N.Y.; M.A., Human / Bicultural Development, Pacific Oaks College; Ph.D., Theatre Arts, University of Oregon. Research interests include BIPOC theatre and activism, Latinx feminisms, and the commons.
Makayla Santiago- Froebel, Arts Marketing Specialist
Makayla Santiago- Froebel joins as the Arts Marketing Specialist, having just over eight years of experience working in arts and cultural institutions. She previously worked at Chautauqua, with roles in dance and ticketing operations, and was most recently employed as the Communications & Development Coordinator at the Center for Elder Law & Justice in Buffalo, New York, and the Development Associate at Mark Morris Dance Group in Brooklyn, New York. In addition, her tenure includes communications and development experience from Frank Lloyd Wright’s The Martin House, Canisius College, Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet, and serving as house manager and ticketing agent for SUNY Fredonia’s Rockefeller Arts Center.
With a passion for lifting the voices of those so often left unheard, Makayla founded the Chatty Carmens podcast in 2020 with a simple vision, that female-identifying change-makers of color deserve a platform to share their stories.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Music Business and a Bachelor of Art in Arts Administration with a concentration in Communication from the State University at Fredonia. She also holds a Master of Science in Communication & Leadership, Non-Profit Organizational Behavior from Canisius College. In addition, she holds the Diversity & Inclusion Certification from Cornell University and is excited to infuse all she has learned into decision-making and communication strategies.