MEET THE ORPHEUM THEATRE STAFF

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Erin Glasnovich 
Executive Director

Erin Glasnovich is a Galesburg native and joined The Orpheum Theatre staff in February of 2011, but has been involved in theatre for the majority of her life.  She began her theatre career at the age of seven and soon after became a student of The Performing Arts Academy, performing annually in their musicals as well as other local organizations such as Galesburg Community Theatre and Prairie Players.  She studied Musical Theatre at WIU in Macomb, and in 2010 moved back to Galesburg with her family.  Erin still enjoys performing, and most recently you may have seen her as as Lana Sherwood in Christmas on the Air: A Live Radio Play at The Orpheum; some favorite roles include Nicely Nicely Johnson in Guys and Dolls, The Voice of Audrey II in Little Shop of Horrors, and Eddie in The Rocky Horror Show.  In addition to theatre performance, Erin is a musician and plays as solo acoustic act Sullivan’s Daughter as well as part of a duo called the Dance Hall Doves.  

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Ross McIntire 
Technical Director

Ross McIntire is from Galva, Illinois, and attended North Central College in Naperville where he studied Theatre Performance.  Ross graduated in June of 2012 and joined the Orpheum Theatre staff in September of the same year as Technical Director.  He made his Galesburg stage debut as Hot Blades Harry in Carl Sandburg College's Urinetown, and went on to play Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls, Snoopy in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, and Will Parker in Oklahoma! with Prairie Players Civic Theatre.  Some of his other favorite roles include John Proctor in The Crucible.  The Narrator in Our Town, Jonas Sykes in The Speed of Falling Objects, and the numerous roles of Johnny, Michael, The Dragon and The Robot Spider  in Page Plays .  Outside the theatre world, Ross enjoys reading and writing things, telling stories, and caring for his precious cat Helen.

 

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Tim Holmes 
Box Office Manager

Tim Holmes grew up in the ROWVA community and has lived in the Galesburg area for most of his life.  Tim has been very involved in the theatre community, working with groups like Prairie Players Civic Theatre, Galesburg Community Theatre, Carl Sandburg College, Stage Right Productions and Coffee Bean Theatre.  Tim is an instructor/director with the Performing Arts Academy of Galesburg, where he teaches acting classes and works towards producing their annual spring musical.  Through the organization, Tim has had the opportunity to work with many talented and dedicated kids, parents, and volunteers. Favorite shows at the Academy include Shrek, The Little Mermaid, and Annie.  Tim is also a native to the stage, and some of his favorite roles include: Caldwell B. Cladwell in Urinetown, The Major General in Pirates of Penzance, and George Hay in Moon Over Buffalo. Tim enjoys directing the Orpheum Ensemble and their live radio plays. Other shows he has directed include:South Pacific, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, and Guys and Dolls. 

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Cianja Bone 
Orpheum Intern

Cianja (see-ahn-yah) is originally from Colorado, and is finishing her junior year at Knox College. She's super excited to have the opportunity to learn more about how The Orpheum runs and operates. Cianja is studying Creative Writing (with an emphasis on plays) and Philosophy. She will be interning at The Orpheum throughout the summer, and plans to continue working with and volunteering at the Orpheum in the future!