Archives: Team

Karen Wilder

Karen has a BS and MS in Speech Pathology and Audiology, with more than 25 years as a clinician with not-for-profit agencies and in private practice; dialect coach to film and stage artists; born in the Northwest and has lived in Caracas, Venezuela, Houston, Connecticut, London, New York City, Los Angeles and Rancho Santa Fe. 

Hannah Step – Director Emeritus

Hannah Step has lived in San Diego County for more than twenty years. She is a retired Family Therapist/Educator and received her B.S. degree from Nebraska University and her M.S. from Butler University. Hannah joined the North Coast Repertory Theatre Board of Trustees in 2000. She has been married to her husband Gene for 60 years and has three sons and five grandchildren.

Susan Roth – FORMER

Susan grew up in Solana Beach and her passion for theatre began while attending San Dieguito High School. She graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology. After graduation, Susan started a banking career that spans over 35 years. Susan is the Branch Manager of U.S. Bank Rancho Santa Fe Office.

Jay Sarno – FORMER

Jay Sarno has been a resident of San Diego County since 1979 and is the co-owner of Crescent Design, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of factory automation and test equipment. Prior to that, Jay was President of Cal Omega, a manufacturer of casino gaming equipment. He was a member of the North Coast Repertory Theatre Board of Trustees from 1984 through 1989 and served as President for three years.