Staff

Staff

scotSCOT T. KOKANDY (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER) was one of the “People of Godspell” who produced Godspell on Broadway in 2011. Scot began his theater career as an actor while earning a BS from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an MBA from Purdue University. In 2010, Scot fused his business acumen and love for the theater to found Kokandy Productions, which has gone on to mount 10 mainstage productions and garner 28 Jeff Nominations and three wins. Scot also co-produced 2011’s Good Boys and True with Hammond Indiana’s Towle Theater, and 2013’s Musical of Musicals: The Musical with Zachary Gipson at the 4th Street Theater in Chesterton, Indiana.

Email Scot at scot@kokandyproductions.com

 
 
allisonALLISON HENDRIX (PRODUCING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR) is the director of Kokandy’s New Musical Staged Reading Series, serving as literary coordinator and dramaturg, and will direct 2015’s Loving Repeating. Previous Kokandy credits include Assassins (Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme), The Last Five Years (Cathy – Jeff Nomination, Principal Actress in a Musical), and The Great American Trailer Park Musical (Music Director). She has also worked with companies including The Hypocrites (Into the Woods – Baker’s Wife), Piven Theatre Workshop (Cities of Light – Music Director / “Jimmi”), Boho Theatre (Floyd Collins – Associate Music Director/Conductor), Bailiwick (Zanna, Don’t – Music Director), The Ruckus (The Inevitable Heat Death of the Universe – Director), Village Players Theater (The Full Monty – Music Director) and Towle Theatre (Floyd Collins – Music Director and recipient of NIETF Award for Best Vocal Direction).

​Email Allison at allison@kokandyproductions.com

pmt2JEFF MEYER (WEBMASTER, GRAPHIC DESIGN) In addition to being a graphic designer and marketing consultant, Jeff is an actor from LA, having received his BA in Music Theatre and Asian and Middle Eastern History from Northwestern University. He played the “Proprietor” in Kokandy’s 2014 sold out production of Assassins (Jeff Award Nominations – Best Musical, Best Ensemble) and “Robert” in their 2017 production of LaChiusa’s Little Fish. Recent credits include: Bat Boy (Griffin Theatre), My Fair Lady (Montana Shakespeare in the Parks), Rent (Theo Ubique, 2016 Non-Equity Jeff Award for Best Musical), and Les Miserables (Paramount, 2015 Equity Jeff Award for Best Musical). To view more of his design work, visit: jmeyerdesigns.myportfolio.com

Email Jeff at meyerjeff13@gmail.com
 
 

Board of Directors

Preston Cropp, Gitta Jacobs, Allison Hendrix, Scot T. Kokandy, Katie Svaicer