It is our vision to be the driving force in establishing Santa Fe as a destination for quality engaging theatre.
KELLY HUERTAS (President) holds a BFA in Dramatic Arts from the University of Georgia, and experience of a decade in New York City acting in theatre and television. She continues her education with multiple writing residencies. Whether on stage or in the wings, she has been an active participant at the Playhouse since 2009. She also assists with the Candyman Summer Music programs, Desert Academy Sports and is a member of the Dramatists Guild. She works as a pastry chef, alongside her husband David, who is the chef/owner of El Meson Restaurant.
ANDY PRIMM (Secretary) is a writer, producer, director, actor, videographer, and multi-instrumentalist and a native of Santa Fe. He has worked in TV, movies, on the stage and has toured internationally.
CARLA GARCIA is very excited to be one of the newest Board Members of the Santa Fe Playhouse and looks forward to the adventures ahead. You may recognize her from the Santa Fe Community Foundation where she works as the HUB and Communications Associate, or in her various (offstage) roles with the local theater community. In Santa Fe, she has stage-managed for the Santa Fe Playhouse, Ironweed Productions, DNAWORKS, Teatro Paraguas, Wise Fool, and Z-Productions. She has also worked with Just Say It Theater, Recuerdos Vivos, and Theater Grottesco among others.
KENT KIRKPATRICK received an MFA from the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee, and has taught and served on the faculty at University of California—San Diego, University of California—Irvine, University of Delaware, American Academy of Dramatic Arts West, and Oxford University. Kent is an actor, director and producer in theater, film and television. Recently, he taught in the Film School at Santa Fe University of Art and Design.
MICHELLE V. PADILLA is employed with Los Alamos National Bank as a Vice President and Regional Branch Manager for the past 24 years.