Executive Board


President: Zackary Langrehr
Major: Hotel, restaurant and institutional management, senior

Zack is thrilled to be the president of HTAC! He got involved his freshman year and he's been hooked ever since. Zack has been involved in theatre all over Delaware since he was 10 years old but can happily say he's found a home like no other in HTAC. 


Vice President: Elliot Queale
Major: mechanical engineering, senior

Elliot is excited to serve as the Vice President of HTAC! Since his first semester, he has been involved in over a dozen productions as a Technical Director, Stage Manager, Music Director, and more. He was recently the Artistic Director of Ordinary Days.

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treasurer: Declan Bado
Major: biological sciences, sophomore

Declan is happy to be back at UD starting his second year at the school. This fall is Declan's first semester on the board. You may have seen Declan in past HTAC productions, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, or 'Cabaret'.


secretary: Taylor kunkel
Major: nursing, sophomore

As a member of HTAC, Taylor has been an Assistant Stage Manager for Cabaret and Disney's Beauty and the Beast. She can't wait to Stage Manage for Forum! Taylor also loves to hang out in the office with her friends and eat gummi bears.

Coordinator Board


Technical coordinator: Cara Vieira
Major: Mechanical Engineering, sophomore

Cara is The Harrington Theatre Arts Company’s Technical Coordinator and this is her second year working with HTAC. She has been involved in theatre since 2004 as an actress, stage manager, and technical director and is excited for the upcoming semester!


publicity coordinator: Paul Naidas
Major: media communication, senior

Paul is a senior Media Communication major with a love for all things performance. You can find him running around from meeting to meeting or hiding under the desk in the HTAC office. He hopes to pet every dog, loves to eat Mexican food, and works in social media and public relations.

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social coordinator: Jessica grey
Major: cognitive science, sophomore

This will be Jessie's second semester as HTAC’s Social Coordinator. Last semester she planned events like the Spring Showcase and Formal. She is looking forward to events specific to the fall like HTAC’s Thanksgiving dinner and Hayride.


fundraising coordinator: Chelsea kirnum
Major: psychology, junior

Chelsea is HTAC's Fundraising Coordinator. She is in charge of selling merchandise and organizing fundraising events. Outside of the board, Chelsea does hair and makeup for HTAC's shows and is a research assistant at the Child's Play Lab.

Chair Council


Alumni-historian chair: Deirdre mccarrick
Major: history education, junior

Deirdre Mccarrick is thrilled to be serving as the Alumni-Historian for her 2nd year in a row! Like many people before her Deirdre has found a home within HTAC and is delighted that her position allows her the opportunity to share with alumni young and old all of HTAC's inspiring  accomplishments.


webmaster chair: grace hanoian
Major: political science and mass communication, senior

 Throughout her time in HTAC, Grace has served as props master, stage manager, and dramaturge.  One of her favorite HTAC activies is the Constittion meeting. She is super excited to house manage both shows this semester! She loves fun facts, the Constitution, and her bicycle.


philanthropy chair: Melissa silverio
Major: history education, sophomore

Melissa is so excited to be the Philanthropy Chair this year! Previously, she was in HTAC's production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, and served as Cast Representative. Melissa also works as a Peer Mentor for the History Ed department.


costumes chair: ellie Canning
Major: Latin & Iberian Studies AND Art History, sophomore

Ellie Canning is HTAC’s second ever costume chair- aka costume closet wrangler. She joined HTAC last spring. She is also part of the World Scholars program, an ELI Peer Mentor,  and a UD Creamery aficionado. 


Properties chair: sydney giusto
Major: cognitive science, sophomore

Sydney is very excited to serve as HTAC’s Props Chair for a second semester. She has been doing props for years, most recently serving as Props Assistant for HTAC’s American Idiot and Cabaret, and Props Master for Ordinary Days and Beauty and the Beast.