EMILY JACKSON, Artistic Director
Emily most recently served as Artistic Associate and Director of Audience Services for Kitchen Theatre Company in Ithaca, NY where, along with directing and acting on the main stage season, she had the opportunity to champion innovative programming like new play development workshop retreats and play-specific audience engagements events. Emily has been a member of Lark Theatre’s Literary Wing and has adapted the works of Italian playwright, Dacia Maraini. Originally from Dallas, Texas, Emily received her BFA from The University of Oklahoma’s Peggy Dow Helmerich School of Drama.
ANNA FEARHEILEY, Managing Director
Anna joined Sanguine’s producing team in March 2013. She has also worked with Judson Arts, Rhapsody Collective, and recently performed in the first English-language reading of Charlotte Corday by Dacia Maraini. In September, she will appear in the world premiere of The Bell Curve by Gillian Durke at Access Theatre. She holds a BFA in Drama Performance from the University of Oklahoma.
ALLI TRUSSELL, Artistic Associate
Alli joined Sanguine in May of 2014. She has worked with Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Dirty Blondes, and The Habitat. She holds a BFA in Drama Performance from the University of Oklahoma.
KARLY FISCHER, Co-Founder
Karly is a proud co-founder of Sanguine Theatre Company. Currently she is the company manager for Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street at Barrow Street Theatre. Karly has been a producing associate for Gigi on Broadway, the dramaturgical consultant at the advertising and marketing firm The Pekoe Group and the marketing assistant at Columbia University. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Oklahoma School of Drama and holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Theatrical Management and Producing from Columbia University.
JILLIAN ROBERTSON, Co-Founder
Jillian is a co-founder of Sanguine Theatre Company and a Brooklyn transplant hailing from San Francisco by way of Houston, TX. As an independent director, some of her favorite credits include: Fool For Love (Boston University Theater), Flamingo, The Pavilion, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Bees and Lions (Sanguine), Come Back Up (Judson Theatre), Gossip (The Puzzle), and The Laramie Project (Under the Umbrella Theatre). She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Oklahoma School of Drama. Jillian is currently obtaining her Masters in Directing from Boston University.
CHRISTOPHER FITZER, Resident Creative
Christopher is a San Francisco Bay Area-based theatre artist, currently on staff for TheatreWorks Silicon Valley. Since graduating from the University of Oklahoma with a BFA in Drama with an emphasis in design in 2012, he has worked for theatres and arts organizations from coast to coast, such as Opera Philadelphia, the Curtis Institute of Music, Aspen Opera Theater Center at the Aspen Music Festival, Dallas Summer Musicals, Flat Rock Playhouse, Oklahoma City Theatre Company, and World Literature Today's Puterbaugh Festival. In addition to Sanguine, his graphic and publicity design clientele include Grex Group Theatre, 2 x 4 Repertory Theatre, and the University of Oklahoma.
ERIC TAM, Special Advisor
Eric considers himself honored and fortunate for the opportunity to contribute to Sanguine’s creative endeavors. He holds a law degree from Yale Law School and an undergraduate degree in Arts and Science and Philosophy from McMaster University.