Todd Henry (Executive Director)
Todd is a graduate of the LSU Theatre Department and a rostered artist with the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. At LSU he studied under John Dennis, Walt Wilson (Shakespeare & Co), and Barry Kyle (RSC) and was seen on stage in productions including Inherit the Wind, Galileo, Summer and Smoke, Two Gents, Accidental Death of the Anarchist, The Rivals, and Merchant of Venice to name a few. After graduation he spent 7 years in Los Angeles where he worked with such theatre companies as The Evidence Room, Blank the Dog, and LA Connection Comedy Theatre and appeared in several commercial, music video, TV and film projects. He has been employed at Playmakers for the past 8 years where he has been seen in many productions including Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Rapunzel, Sleeping Beauty, How I Became a Pirate, Godspell, and the world premiere of Hallmark’s Live! From Club Dead. He has been with Playmakers since 2008 and has worked his way up from Artist in Residence, Tour Manager, Education Director, Managing Director, to finally Executive Director. Outside of Playmakers he serves as the Louisiana State Coordinator for the National Poetry Out Loud Initiative.
Danielle Stanfield (Education/Tour Director)
Danielle is a Baton Rouge native who graduated from The Runnels School. She attended the University of South Alabama for two years on the Laidlaw Performance Scholarship as well as the ABWA musical theatre scholarship. She studied theatre performance and voice and performed in A Year with Frog and Toad, Buried Child, and Bargains and received a Best Actress of the Season department award. While completing her degree at LSU, she served as dramaturg for the LSU Studio production Fat Pig. Danielle holds a Louisiana Teacher Certification and spent several semesters serving as the Talented Theatre instructor for grades K-6 across four schools in the Zachary Community School District. Danielle has worked for Playmakers in many capacities over the years acting in both mainstage and touring productions, serving as Tour Manager, and teaching classes and camps. She has played such roles for Playmakers as Pinkalicious, Junie B. Jones, Pippi Longstocking, and Dorothy Gale.
Michael Guillot (Associate Managing Director)
Michael has worked with Playmakers for the past six years. Besides working as an actor, he has also assistant stage managed and stage managed for Playmakers, as well as being a camp counselor, camp instructor, an assistant director on Playmakers’ The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and the director for Playmakers’ Summer Neighborhood Library Tour show Just So. Past credits include Playmakers’ The Snow Queen, or When Christmas Freezes Over!; The Word Show, Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse, The Little Mermaid, Jr., Pippi Longstocking, Pinocchio, How I Became a Pirate, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. He assistant stage managed Alice and Wonderland, Jr. and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and stage managed Cinderella: The Tale of the Glass Slipper and Madeline and the Gypsies. At LSU Mainstage: Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play & Fifth of July. At LSU Lab: ‘ART’, The Food Chain, Outworks 2015 and 2014, and It Can’t Happen Here. At TBR: The Last Days of Judas Iscariot. Michael has also served as a Marketing Assistant at Swine Palace/LSU Theatre for the past four years.
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