Our Team

Brittani Samuel

Co-Editor

Sarah Rose Leonard

Co-Editor

Maddie Rostami

Website Maven and Copy Editor

Emily Chackerian

Editorial Assistant and Social Media Manager

Rachel Maria Stuart

Head of Development & Board Relations

Amy VonMacek| Management Consultant

Brittani Samuel| Co-Editor

Brittani Samuel (she/her) is a Caribbean-American arts journalist, theatre critic, and the co-editor of 3Views on Theater. Her work has appeared in American Theatre Magazine, Broadway News, The New York Times, and several other places on the Internet. She is an alum of the BIPOC Critics Lab and the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's National Critics Institute, as well as the inaugural recipient of ATCA’s Edward Medina Prize for Excellence in Cultural Criticism. To read more of her published work, visit BrittaniSamuel.com. To chat about how great Rihanna is, visit her on Instagram @brittaniidiannee.

Sarah Rose Leonard| Co-Editor

Sarah Rose Leonard (she/her) is a dramaturg and creative producer. She is currently a Live Events Producer at KQED, Northern California’s NPR and PBS member station. Previously, she was the Literary Manager at Berkeley Repertory Theatre and the Literary Associate at Signature Theatre. She dramaturgs plays nationally, reads on a bunch of committees, and her curating/producing work includes three PRELUDE Festivals and a myriad of downtown NYC theatre projects.

Maddie Rostami| Website Maven and Copy Editor

Maddie Rostami (they/she) is a Brooklyn-based dramaturg, producer, and educator. They're the Senior Program Manager for CO/LAB Theater Group, a non-profit that provides creative and social opportunities to participants with developmental disabilities. Maddie previously served as the line producer for the Shahrazad Squad, a project supporting SWANASA women in partnership with Cal Shakes. They're the former Associate Artistic Director of Inclusion at the Portola Valley Theater Conservatory and a proud alum of the Berkeley Rep fellowship program. Favorite dramaturgy credits include EVER IN THE GLADES at The Kennedy Center and EYE C U at Victory Gardens.

Emily Chackerian|Editorial Assistant and Social Media Manager

Emily Chackerian (she/her) is a Brooklyn-based arts administrator, dramaturg, and social media manager. She currently serves as the Artistic Assistant at Signature Theatre. Originally from Albuquerque, NM, Emily attended Wesleyan University, where she studied playwriting. She also volunteers as a Script Reader for the Bay Area Playwrights Festival and the Jewish Plays Project. To read Emily’s work, check out her pop culture newsletter, ‘What I Liked This Week,’ for silly and thoughtful reflections on theater, television and literature!

Rachel Maria Stuart|Donor Director

Rachel Maria Stuart (she/her) is an arts and culture development professional based in New York City. She began her Development career in San Francisco at the American Conservatory Theater, completing a year long fellowship. Rachel then settled in Manhattan and continued her career at Signature Theatre Company and the Guggenheim Museum. Rachel currently works at The Metropolitan Museum of Art as Assistant Development Officer of Leadership Gifts, and supports the fundraising efforts particularly for general operating support, special non-capital and capital campaigns,Trustee giving, and endowments for departments and positions. Rachel is deeply passionate about sourcing funding and galvanizing support for various art and culture organizations, projects, and initiatives.

Past Leadership

Emma Orme| 2022–23 Director of Development

Jose Solis| 2021 Relaunch Co-Editor

Melissa Crespo| 2020 Editor

Michelle Memram| 2019 Editor

Rashida Shaw McMahon| 2019 Editor

Lauren Zeftel| Initial Web Design

Lynett D'Amico| Copy Editor

Todd London| Funding Adviser

Julia Jordan| Co-Founder

Sarah Ruhl| Co-Founder

An enormous number of people have created the initial 3Views website and the content within it. Sending particular gratitude to Phaedra Michelle Scott, Adin Walker, Cassie de Costa, Jane Jung, Annie Middleton, Rachel Kauder Nalebuff. Anisa Rose Threlkeld, and Michelle Tse.

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