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Our Team

Passage Theatre Staff

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Brishen Miller

Executive Artistic Director

As the Executive Artistic Director, Brishen is in charge of all operations; overseeing all fundraising, outreach, education, business, and administrative activities at Passage. He works closely with our Board to create and maintain relationships with various funders and community stakeholders and oversees the company budget. Brishen also works closely with our Artistic Director to develop Passage’s programs and oversees the day-to-day activities of artistic staff. Email Brishen for questions regarding donations, fundraising, and administrative support.

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Jamel Baker

Lead Producer

Jamel facilitates the relationship between Passage Theatre and its community of artists. This includes hiring technical staff and managing all aspects of Passage's productions, and working with the PlayLab and Education departments to provide the necessary support to every project.

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Monah Yancy

Community Giving Manager

Monah cultivates and coordinate all philanthropic efforts at Passage. She helps to ensure that Passage Theatre maintains a commitment to the principles of community-centric fundraising, remaining grounded in racial equity and social justice.

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Peter Fenton

Marketing Associate

Pete oversees the marketing and communication efforts at Passage and designs all of our print and digital materials (including this website!). You may see him behind a camera or in attendance at various community events as he works to promote our programming!


Ryan Hennessey

Box Office Manager

Ryan oversees all of Passage's ticketed events! Feel free to reach out to them with any questions about our upcoming performances.


Kellie Murphy

Grant Writer & Content Strategist

 Kellie has more than 25 years of professional writing and editing experience, first as a journalist, then branching out into non-profit development and digital communications and strategy.

Passage Theatre Board

Sheree Campbell

Secretary of the Board

Executive Director

Campbell Funeral Chapel

Trenton, NJ

Matthew Cooper
Associate Provost
Center for Learning & Technology
Thomas Edison State University

Jim Gordon
Content Trenton
Trenton, NJ

Cheri Hennessy

Executive Director, Strategic Partnerships


Ewing, NJ

Marcia Jaffe

Health Care Researcher and Writer [RETIRED]

New Jersey Department of Health & Senior Services

Lawrence, NJ

Brian Joyce

Trinity United Methodist Church, [RETIRED]

Houston, TX

Christopher Martin

Practice Leader, Energy

Blue Heron Research Partners

Trenton, NJ

Joan Mercantini

Treasurer of the Board

Public Accountant, [RETIRED]

Berkowsky & Associates (Architects)

Cranbury, NJ

Brishen Miller

Executive Artistic Director

Passage Theatre

Morrisville, PA

Ex Officio

(non-voting member)

Alexis Morgan

Office of Recruitment, Preparation, and Certification

NJ Department of Education

Pittman, NJ

Elvin Montero
Director of Communications / Issues Management
Chemistry Council of New Jersey
Trenton, NJ

Beth Reddy

Section Chief, [RETIRED] 

NJ Department of Environmental Protection

Trenton, NJ

Marelyn Rivera

Director of Communications & Outreach

State of NJ Department of Environmental Protection

Trenton, NJ

D. Vance Smith
Vice President of the Board

Professor, Department of English
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ

Caroline Wylie
President of the Board

Senior Associate, National Center for The Improvement of Educational Assessment
Trenton, NJ

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