Andrew Borba, Artistic Director
Andrew is in his fifth season as Artistic Director. He served eight seasons as CTC’s Associate Artistic Director and this is his 16th summer at Chautauqua Theater Company. Last Season, Andrew directed One Man, Two Guvnors. Previously for CTC he has directed As You Like It, Noises Off, The Taming of the Shrew, After Love, The Comedy of Errors, The Philadelphia Story, Macbeth, Twelfth Night, Swimming Thru Abu Dhabi and Carve as well as the inter-arts collaborations Mango Suite, Symphony of Sorrowful Songs, Ellis Island and Go West! in the Amp.
As an actor at CTC, he has appeared in Building the Wall, Our Town, Arcadia, Every Good Boy Deserves Favor, The Just, All My Sons, Frankenstein and Dracula. Outside of CTC, Andrew has performed in theaters around the country, including South Coast Repertory, Pasadena Playhouse, The Globe Theatre, Berkeley Repertory, Oregon Shakespeare Festival (five seasons), Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis, Dallas Theater Center, Portland Stage Company, Long Wharf and others. He has appeared multiple times on the silver screen and as a recurring character or guest star on over 30 TV shows.
This off-season Andrew directed The Beauty Queen of Leenane at Detroit Public Theater and Love’s Labour’s Lost at UC Irvine, and appeared in a recurring role on ABC’s Speechless. Andrew is a graduate of Brown University and New York University. He lives in Los Angeles, and is Head of Acting and a Professor of Drama at UC Irvine.
Sarah Clare Corporandy, Managing Director
This is Sarah Clare’s 12th season with Chautauqua Theater Company. Having started at CTC in 2009 as Company Manager, she took over the role of Managing Director in 2012. She has also served as line producer for two of Chautauqua’s inter-arts collaborations: The Romeo & Juliet Project and Go West!.
Sarah Clare is co-Founder and co-Producing Artistic Director of the Detroit Public Theatre (detroitpublictheatre.org) located in midtown Detroit, which will enter its fifth season this fall 2019. She most recently was seen in The Beauty Queen of Leenane at Detroit Public Theatre. She has also served as Managing Director for Philadelphia’s Pig Iron Theater Co., and as Company Manager for Barrington Stage and for New York Stage & Film. She was an artistic partner with Canadian American cross-border Breathe Arts Theater Project, and has served on the advisory board of the New York Shakespeare Exchange.
Sarah Clare held a professorship at Savannah College of Art and Design, teaching in the master’s program for arts administration on both the Savannah and Atlanta campuses and through their online eLearning program. She currently serves as a professor at SCAD and has taught at the University of Kentucky and Wayne State University. Her work has been published in the International Journal of the Arts in Society. Sarah Clare earned her BA in voice and theater from Hope College and an MFA in arts administration from Wayne State University.
Makayla Santiago- Froebel, Arts Marketing Specialist
Makayla Santiago- Froebel joins as the Arts Marketing Specialist, having just over eight years of experience working in arts and cultural institutions. She previously worked at Chautauqua, with roles in dance and ticketing operations, and was most recently employed as the Communications & Development Coordinator at the Center for Elder Law & Justice in Buffalo, New York, and the Development Associate at Mark Morris Dance Group in Brooklyn, New York. In addition, her tenure includes communications and development experience from Frank Lloyd Wright’s The Martin House, Canisius College, Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet, and serving as house manager and ticketing agent for SUNY Fredonia’s Rockefeller Arts Center.
With a passion for lifting the voices of those so often left unheard, Makayla founded the Chatty Carmens podcast in 2020 with a simple vision, that female-identifying change-makers of color deserve a platform to share their stories.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Music Business and a Bachelor of Art in Arts Administration with a concentration in Communication from the State University at Fredonia. She also holds a Master of Science in Communication & Leadership, Non-Profit Organizational Behavior from Canisius College. In addition, she holds the Diversity & Inclusion Certification from Cornell University and is excited to infuse all she has learned into decision-making and communication strategies.