Artistic Director and Theater Manager
Sue is a graduate of Clarke University and recently retired after 38 years of teaching Speech and Theater at Hempstead High School. She founded the Barn Community Theater in 1972 and was the Manager and Artistic Director of the Grand Opera House from 1986 to 2001. Sue serves on the Dubuque Arts and Cultural Commission and is a former member of the Iowa Arts Council Board of Directors. Sue has helped bring numerous movies to Dubuque County including Miles from Home, Take This Job and Shove It, and the Academy Award-nominated Field of Dreams.
Operations and Marketing Manager
After graduating cum laude from Boston University with a degree in Statistical Mathematics and Economics, Miki spent fifteen years working in arts administration in Boston with such distinguished institutions as the Huntington Theater Company, the Handel & Haydn Society, the Boston Center for the Arts and ArtsBoston. Her experience in theater administration includes work in box office and ticketing, marketing and direct mail, financial oversight and producing. Miki returned to Dubuque in 2003 and spent a year as Director of Marketing for the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra before joining the Bell Tower Productions staff in 2005. Miki oversees the daily operations of the Bell Tower Theater including the marketing and fundraising.
Box Office Manager
Donna Schneider has been the Box Office Manager for the Bell Tower Theater since the summer of 2005. Donna came to the Bell Tower with more than 10 years experience in customer service in the hospitality industry and is the mother of two.