DeAnna Driscoll (The Angel) and Cordell Mosteller (Paul) in Diversionary's production of when last we flew
Photo credit: Ken Jacques Photography.

STAFF

Matt Harding Matt Harding, Patron Services Manager
Matt has extensive experience in LGBT community organization, nonprofit marketing, hospitality and events. Matt most recently worked as Director of Marketing at the Greater San Diego Business Association and holds a certificate in Nonprofit Marketing from UCSD Extension. Matt's experience includes creating and leading Tucson Arizona's 2005 – 2006 Pride on Parade events, the first and only profitable LGBT Pride Parade in Tucson's history; leading Tucson's GLBT Chamber of Commerce through a name and brand change and growth of 40% in membership; Senior Sales manager positions at some of Tucson's leading convention hotels, and an extensive background in hospitality management from Casual to 4-Diamond restaurants.


Anthony MethvinAnthony Methvin, Patron Services/Literary Associate
Anthony Methvin is originally from Tallahassee, Florida, but moved to San Diego after living for nine years in New York City. As Community Relations Coordinator at Manhattan's Lincoln Triangle Barnes & Noble, he established, curated and directed a series of weekly children's programming and ran events for Broadway Casts (9 to 5, West Side Story), theatre performers (Patti Lupone, Zoe Caldwell), authors (Kathryn Stockett, Portia DeRossi, Armistead Maupin) and musicians (Chely Wright, Rosanne Cash), among many others. He made his local acting debut with Diversionary Theater in Harmony, Kansas and will appear on its stage again in Boys and Girls. Favorite roles include Leo Frank (Parade), Prior (Angels in America: Millennium Approaches and Perestroika), Sparky (Forever Plaid), Peter (Company), Seymour (Little Shop of Horrors), Dionysus (The Bacchae), Matamore (The Illusion), and Man (Laughing Wild). His play, Bleed Like Me, was a finalist for the Playwrights Project Play By Play program and has been given a developmental readings at both Diversionary and Florida State University, where he graduated with a BFA in Acting.

Cara VacekCara Vacek, Patron Services/Group & SPecial Events Associate
Cara is thrilled to be working at Diversionary. She relocated from the Hudson Valley in New York to find some sunshine. Most recently she has worked with Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany, N.Y., and the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, where she was the Wardrobe Supervisor. Cara graduated from the University at Albany with her B.A. in Theatre Arts. Additional education includes the British American Drama Academy, The NY Stage and Film Powerhouse, and the Upright Citizen's Brigade.



Stu Schwartz, Usher Coordinator
S2 (Stu) moved to San Diego in 2003 after a 30 year career as a professor at the University of Florida.  He's still a Gator fan!  In FL he was a volunteer at the Hippodrome State Theatre and he worked part-time for the Gainesville Fire Rescue Department.  Now that he is retired he is a volunteer at the San Diego Zoo, he ushers at several theaters around town and he poses often for life drawing classes and groups.  S2 loves to travel, read, and cook and he is enjoying being the volunteer usher coordinator for our theater. He boasts that he is busier now as a retiree than when he was working!