Peter Rothstein
Co-Founder I Artistic Director

Peter Rothstein has directed 56 mainstage productions for Theater Latté Da, including 10 world premieres. Other recent collaborations include the Guthrie Theater, the Children’s Theatre Company, Minnesota Opera, the Illusion Theater, Ten Thousand Things and Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theater. He is the creator of All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 and Steerage Song – a new musical created in collaboration with Dan Chouinard. Recently, Peter was named the 2015 Artist of the Year by the Star Tribune. He has previously been named Theater Artist of the Year by Lavender, and Best Director by City Pages. He has been awarded grants and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Theatre Communications Group, the Minnesota State Arts Board and the McKnight Foundation. He holds a B. A. in Music and Theater from St. John’s University and a Master of Fine Arts in Directing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Email: Phone: 612-454-4795

Denise Prosek
Co-Founder I Resident Music Director

Denise Prosek has worked extensively as a music director, pianist, and arranger in the Twin Cities for the past twenty years, including forty mainstage productions for Theater Latté Da. She has also music directed for Children’s Theatre Company, the Guthrie, Park Square, Mu Performing Arts, Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Hennepin Theatre Trust, and the Ivey Awards, among others. Denise holds a Bachelor of Music from St. Olaf College. She was named a Play­wrights’ Center McKnight Theater Artist Fellow in 2013-2014, Outstanding Musical Director in 2006 and 2008 from Star Tribune, Best Music Director in 2010 from Lavender, and Theater Artist of the Year in 2012 from Lavender.

Email: Phone: 612-339-3003


Robin Gillette
Interim Managing Director

Robin Gillette has been working in the nonprofit arts world since 1990, ever since she graduated from Carleton College with a psychology degree that’s been surprisingly useful. What started as a career in stage management in Minneapolis and New York evolved into work as an off-Broadway general manager, a production coordinator for the Lincoln Center Festival, and Associate Producer of Contemporary Programming at Lincoln Center. She returned to Minneapolis in late 2001 where she continues to make her home and career. From 2006-2013, she served as executive director of Minnesota Fringe Festival, the Midwest’s largest uncurated performance festival. She founded Arts Progress in 2013 and has been helping arts organizations and individual artists more efficiently fulfill their mission ever since. 

Email: Phone: 612-339-3003

Jean Hartman
Senior Director - Finance and Operations

Jean Hartman began her career in public accounting. After a short stint as an entrepreneur in the grocery business she served as controller of several entrepreneurial companies. Jean previously worked for Carlson Marketing Group, a division of Carlson Companies and in academia teaching at Hennepin Technical College and the University of St. Thomas.  She served as the CFO for the Sisters of St. Benedict of St. Paul’s Monastery for before joining Project for Pride in Living, Inc. as a Finance Manager. Jean joined the Board of Theater Latté Da in 2012.  She has left the board to serve as Theater Latté Da’s Senior Director of Finance and Operations. Jean holds a BA in business administration and accounting from Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, Minnesota, an MBA from the University of St. Thomas, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Email: Phone: 612-454-4794

Allen Weeks
Production Manager

Allen has been working in the Twin Cites as a production manager, stage manager, and designer since graduating from Minnesota State University, Mankato with a degree in Technical Production. Before working with Theater Latté Da he was the Production Manager at Penumbra Theatre and Actors Theater of Minnesota, and the Company Manager at Climb Theater.  Allen has also done work with Sample Night Live, Theatre Mu, Walt Disney World, Sesame Street Live/VEE Corporation, ShopNBC, Bloomington Civic Theatre, Virginia Luoma Dance, Minnesota Fringe Festival, Keane Sense of Rhythm, and many others.

Email: Phone: 612-746-1783


Andrew Leshovsky
Marketing Manager

Phone: 612-767-5646

Andrew is a seasoned marketing and branding professional in non-profit arts marketing in the Twin Cities. He holds a master's degree from the University of Innsbruck School of Management in Strategic Management and Multi-cultural Branding. A theater and arts advocate and supporter, Andrew served as Director of Marketing for Berkeley Symphony prior to joining the staff at Theater Latté Da and served as Marketing & Communications Manager at Lyric Arts Company prior to that. With a love for choral music, Andrew continues to support choral music ensembles in Minnesota both as a singer and board member for various choral music ensembles in the Twin Cities.

Jaden Hansen
Development Manager

Phone: 651-204-6852

Jaden Hansen has worked in the Twin Cities arts and culture sector for 12+ years. He comes to us from Minnesota Opera where he ran Institutional Giving. A graduate of the University of Minnesota with a degree in Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology and Ancient Greek, Jaden worked on archaeological sites throughout the Mediterranean before going into museums, where he has spent much of his career. Jaden was Executive Director of the Hennepin History Museum 2006-2014, which he left to found Museum of Minneapolis, a community-centric organization with a mission to engage, represent, and collaborate with diverse communities through collection initiatives, education, exhibits and public programs. Jaden serves on a variety of boards including the American Alliance of Museums' LGBTQ Alliance Steering Committee and the James Ford Bell Library Associates board where he is the outgoing President. Jaden’s appreciation for theater comes from the belief that theater has the power to communicate stories in a way that reveals our shared humanity.

Emilee Elofson
Marketing and Public Relations Associate

Phone: 612-225-1246

Tiffany K. Orr
Production Stage Manager

Phone: 612-746-1379


Catrina Huyhn-Weiss
Audience Services Coordinator

Catrina Huynh-Weiss has a background in events production, educational programming, performing arts, youth development, and science. With a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies from Wellesley College, she has over 15 years in creative production – from producing educational television programs for PBS, C-SPAN, Discovery and Travel Channels – to events with national and local non-profit organizations. Along with working part-time for Theater Latte Da, Catrina is a Freelance Events Manager for companies such as Stagetime Productions and Be Events. She is also an actor. Her credits include, A Christmas Carol (Guthrie Theater), A Thousand Cranes (Green T Productions), and I Call My Brothers (Theatre du Monde).

Phone: (612) 454-4793

ULTRA Creative
Graphic Design

Michael Hanisch

Tod Petersen
Artistic Associate

Michael Matthew Ferrell
Artistic Associate