Sara Pearson, Executive Director/Producer
2018 marks Sara's eleventh season as Executive Director/Producer. Sara completed her 6-year service as a member of the Mountain Play Board of Directors in September 2006. She has worked for the past 30 years with a variety of non-profit organizations in the Bay Area including the Marin Agricultural Land Trust, Marin Conservation Corps and Mother Jones Magazine. Her expertise is in non-profit fundraising and membership.
Eileen Grady, Artistic ProducerThis is Eileen's eleventh season with the Mountain Play and eighth as one of the producers. She has previously served as Vice President of the Board of Directors and as Producer/Director of the Mountain Play's annual fall gala since 2006. For decades, Eileen has worked as a producer, director, songwriter and musician in almost every genre of music and theatre. Eileen's theatrical credits include La Vida Breve (Director), Into The Words(Director), Oh, Boy! (Asst. Director), Wine, Women & Song: Benefit Concerts for the Fight Against Breast Cancer(Concert Artist/Asst. Producer) and The Breast of Broadway(Producer/Director).
Michael Vogel, Special Events Producer
This is Michael's 18th year with the Mountain Play, starting in 2000. He served on the Board of Directors for six years. He became the Special Events producer in 2007 focusing on booking pre & post show entertainment as well as overseeing the annual raffle. He is also involved with many of the special effects and finding hard to find items which help make the Mountain Play the magical place it is. His favorite experience took place during the run of The Wizard of Oz in 2007, where he called the plane that flew over the audience with a banner that proclaimed "Surrender Dorothy." A commissioner for the Mill Valley Arts Commission for 5 years, as well as a board member and stage manager for the Milley's and a past board member of the Mill Valley Little League. His theatrical career began at 16 with a children's theatre company in NYC and Western Massachusettes. He moved on to spin records and emcee at The Scene in NYC. He moved west at 22 and worked at the Avalon Ballroom (where he did sound for Janis Joplin & Blood, Sweat & Tears, to name but a few). He also tour managed the SF Shakespeare Company and traveled the world as a stage manager for Royal Viking Line. He has also worked as a sound engineer, managed a number of bay area bands and worked as a booking agent before coming to his present position with the Mountain Play which he loves and looks forward to each spring.