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Ed Decker
Founder & Artistic Director

Ed Decker is the Founding Artistic Director of The New Conservatory Theatre Center, a graduate of San Francisco State University and a former Director of the American Conservatory Theatre Young Conservatory. He is particularly proud of NCTC’s Pride Season, Emerging Artist Residencies, New Play Commissions, Conservatory and the YouthAware touring theatre-in-education program. Since 1981, Ed has produced and/or directed over 500 plays, musicals and special events for NCTC.

Ed has also served as a site evaluator for the California Arts Council , Marin Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts. He is a recent recipient of the STOP AIDS award for the groundbreaking NCTC YouthAware HIV education programs and is a two time winner of the SF Chamber of Commerce Arts Excellence Award.

Barbara Hodgen
Executive Director

Barbara Hodgen's  experience includes Conservatory Administrator at The American Conservatory Theatre, Managing Director of the California Shakespeare Festival, and Assistant Managing Director at Berkeley Rep. Hodgen also served on the Theatre Services Committee of Theatre Bay Area.  Most recently she served as Interim Managing Director for The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles, and as Company Manager for Blue Man Group in Las Vegas.  Hodgen holds an M.F.A. from the Yale School of Drama and a B.A from Vassar College.

Lori Fowler
Production Coordinator/
House Manager
Ed Halvey
Marketing Director / Webmaster
Sylvia Hathaway
Conservatory Director
Christian Mejia
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Brad Pence
Business Manager
Laura Poppiti
Development Director
Ben Randle
Sara Staley
YouthAware Programs Director
Stephanie Temple
Associate Conservatory Director
Devin Kasper
Technical Director
Margaret Weadick
Individual Donor Manager
Naren Larson
Box Office Manager
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