Cardinal Staff

Artistic Consultant
Managing Director
Box Office & Patron Services Manager
Business Manager
Marketing Manager
Production Manager
Development Assistant
Graphic Design Intern
Box Office Staff
Box Office Staff
Randy White *
Gabe Gloden
Leah Boruff-Bodoin
Lauren Gendron
Rachel Glago
Mark Kobak
Brad Scheisser
Esther Boado
Kaila Day
Shailey Ostlund

Cardinal Board

Vice President
Development Committee Chair
Governance Committee Chair
Marketing Committee Chair


Sandi Clark 
Jessika Hane
Tania Gardner
MaryAlice Rickert
Anne Kostyo
Sally Gaskill
Andrea Lutz
Laurel Adams
Tom Bewley
Peggy Chambers

Ed Comentale
Alex Crowley
Caroline Dowd-Higgins
Ian Essling
Phillipa Guthrie
Jodi Hoagland

Ben Niehoff
Travis Paulin
Jean Robinson
Armin Vit





Randy White  (Founding Artistic Director) is the founder of Cardinal Stage company and has directed many of the company’s productions, including Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka, August: Osage County, Lord of the Flies, Charlotte’s Web, Underneath the Lintel, Next to Normal, The Wizard of Oz, The 39 Steps, To Kill a Mockingbird, Go, Dog. Go!Big River, BacheloretteAnnieAll My SonsMy Fair LadyA Year With Frog and ToadThe Grapes of WrathIf You Give A Mouse A CookieLittle Shop of HorrorsThe Sound of MusicboomInherit the WindThe Diary of Anne Frank and Our Town. Originally from Canada, White has directed across Canada and the US, including the New York City productions Max and Ruby and Underneath the Lintel (which ran for 15 months off-Broadway) and productions at Actors Theatre of Louisville (Humana Festival), Portland Center Stage and Shakespeare Santa Cruz. He has directed and/or taught at Yale, Penn, Fordham, The Guthrie and Indiana University and was resident director at New Dramatists in New York for two years. White was also an assistant on Broadway’s The Lion King. White currently lives in Bloomington with his wife Ellen MacKay and his sons Graeme and Alistair.

Gabe Gloden (Managing Director) is a nonprofit management professional with over ten years of marketing, engagement, administration, financial management and development experience dedicated to the arts and cultural sector. Gloden served for seven years as Managing Director of the Bloomington Playwrights Project (BPP), Indiana’s only professional theater devoted solely to new plays, and was recognized in 2010 as Manager of the Year by the Bloomington Tourism Bureau. Gloden has also served as the Development & Community Engagement Officer at Wayne State University Press, Detroit’s largest nonprofit publishing company, collaborating with a broad base of community organizations, businesses, and public agencies on strategic projects that educated, entertained and engaged new and diverse audiences for the publisher’s award-winning publications. Inspired by these community engagement initiatives, the Huffington Post named WSU Press one of the 17 most innovative University Presses in the nation. Gloden also served as Managing Director of Boise Contemporary Theater in Boise, Idaho, one of only three professional companies in the entire state. Gloden holds a Master in Public Affairs (MPA) from Indiana University’s School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA) with a concentration in nonprofit management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Wayne State. Gloden lives in Bloomington with local actor and playwright Emily Goodson and their two young children, Beatrice and Rock.