Staff

Pamela Halstead

Artistic Director

The Artistic Director of PARC is the spokesperson for the organization. Reporting and responsible to the Board, the Artistic Director is responsible for providing leadership to the organization and its staff; setting the artistic direction of the organization; developing, budgeting for, planning and coordinating the play and playwright development programs and services; and overseeing the content and editorial policies of all publications of the organization.

Santiago Guzmán

Artistic Associate

The Artistic Associate position was reimagined in 2020 with a focus on ensuring diversity and equity are prioritized in PARC’s programs and membership.

The Artistic Associate works closely with the Artistic Director on all creative decisions and initiatives. They also host the monthly Let’s Talk online drop-in sessions for BIPOC artists and offer Uno a Uno feedback sessions for BIPOC and other historically marginalized writers.

Bruce Klinger

General Management Service Provider

Bruce is contracted to provide management services to PARC including most financial management and reporting aspects of the organization and work with the Artistic Director on budgeting and the financial aspects of grant applications.

Meg Edwards

Script Library and Office Manager

The PARC Script Librarian is responsible for the Script Library operations and outreach services: organizing and managing the resources in the Script Library and creating an outreach program for the PARC members. The Library Manager applies for grants to fund digitizing the PARC Script Library and coordinates cross references the PARC Script Library collection with the online catalogue.

Sophie Cole

Communications and Membership Coordinator

The Communications and Membership Coordinator’s responsibilities include PARC library organization. creation and distribution of the weekly E-Bulletin, participation in the annual Playwrights’ Colony, membership updates (including donations), assistance with fundraising events, press releases and publicity, and maintenance of social media sites and the website.

Faith Higgins

Crake Intern

The student intern position at the PARC Library has been generously funded by the JEA Crake Foundation since 2006.