Our Staff

The Encore Mission:

To enhance the professional performing arts in Michigan.

We’ve gathered some of the most talented individuals from both the business and performing arts communities to help in our efforts.

Together, we are promoting our cause by ensuring that our patrons not only see the highest caliber performances, but also are able to fully enjoy the Encore experience.


Daniel Cooney

Anne and Paul Koch

Board of Directors

Anne Bauman

Chuck Colby

Anne Donevan

Karl Fink

Paul Koch

Jamie Mistry

Fred Schmid


Daniel Cooney, Producing Artistic Director

Anne Koch, Producing Managing Director

Tobin Hissong, Associate Artistic Director

Alex Kunitz, Resident Stage Manager

Daniel Walker, Resident Set/Light Designer

Sharon Urick, Resident Costume Designer

Anne Donevan, Resident Properties Design

Tim Brayman, Technical Director

Andrea Vargas, Box Office Associate