Ian R. Crawford / Associate Artistic Director
Ian is proud to be Unicorn Theatre’s Associate Artistic Director after serving as the Director of Development. At Unicorn theatre Ian's directing and design work can frequently be seen on stage. Unicorn Theatre’s production of The Ghosts of Lote Bravo, which Ian directed, was featured on the cover of American Theatre Magazine. Ian is an alum of the La Mama Umbria Directors’ Symposium and a graduate of Fordham College at Lincoln Center. Thank you to my husband Vince for his constant love and support.
Favorite Unicorn Shows: Hir, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, Good People
Alexandria Washington / Marketing Director
Alexandria Washington is excited to start a new journey as Marketing Director at Unicorn Theatre. Alexandria has been working in Kansas City theatre for the past decade. She moved from Omaha, NE to Overland Park, KS with her family in 2001 and attended Saint Thomas Aquinas High School. She graduated from Avila University in 2009 with a B.F.A in Acting. After two years off from school Alexandria then graduated with her master’s degree in Organization Development in the fall of 2013 and has been focused on the business side of theatre ever since. She is thrilled and honored to be a part of Unicorn Theatre!
Favorite Unicorn Shows: Inspecting Carol, Heathers: The Musical
Raleigh Miller / Development Director
Raleigh grew up in Kansas City, left for fifteen years, and then came home. His devotion to Unicorn Theatre has remained uninterrupted throughout. The first Unicorn show he ever saw was THE LARAMIE PROJECT on September 11, 2001, and he tells that story way too often. Raleigh likes breakfast, the Columbus Blue Jackets, and empowering people to shape their community through engagement, activism, and philanthropy.
Favorite Unicorn Show: Hir.
Emily Swenson / Production Manager
Emily Swenson takes great pride in working for the Unicorn Theatre. Aside from production management, Emily has taken on many roles here in scenic, lighting, and projection designs. She loves that coming to work means effecting change in her community. Emily earned her BFA in Theatre from Stephens College and has been dreaming of Unicorns ever since.
Favorite Unicorn Show: Eclipsed
Kimberly Washington/ Business Manager
Kimberly Washington is a Kansas City native. She graduated from MidAmerica Nazarene University with a B.A in Management & Human Relations and a M.A. in Organizational Administration & Leadership. Kimberly’s passion is Human Resources, Finance, and Operations. During Kimberly’s spare time she is a mother of four young men and spends a lot of time at the football field.
Tanya Brown / Resident Stage Manager
Tanya is our amazing Resident Stage Manager. The stage manager is the person who runs the show (literally!) From organizing production meetings to checking to make sure actors are at the theatre on-time, calling light cues and assisting each Director.When Tanya is not at the Unicorn she is at the Unicorn.
Favorite Unicorn Show: Too many to choose
Hannah Taylor / Literary Manager
Hannah is thrilled to be the Unicorn’s Literary Manager after being involved in many Unicorn shows dramaturgically and as a Production Assistant. She is dedicated to finding refreshing, challenging pieces of theatre to bring to the Unicorn stage. When she isn’t at the Unicorn, Hannah works as a teaching artist and director at Trilogy Cultural Arts Centre and as an associate photographer with EpagaFOTO.
Favorite Unicorn Show: How to Use a Knife
Zia Levin-Gil / Security Coordinator
Zia Levin-Gil is the youngest daughter of Cynthia Levin. Zia is a devoted member of the Unicorn team and earned her position with hard work and ferocity. Zia loves to be involved with almost every aspect of the Unicorn (rehearsals, meetings, lunches, events, lunches and lunches.) She is very serious about the security of the Unicorn and has the bark to prove it. You're always a friend to Zia (unless you are a skateboarder!)
Favorite Unicorn Show: Grey Gardens