Dawn Sniadak-Yamokoski

Position: Executive Artistic Director

Dawn Sniadak-Yamokoski (Executive Artistic Director) is thrilled to now call her job the Executive Artistic Director of Western Reserve Playhouse. Past directing credits include The Importance of Being Earnest, It’s a Wonderful Life, It’s a Wonderful Life – A live radio play, Forbidden Broadway, Dogfight, It’s a Wonderful Life, Lion King Jr., LittleWomen: The Musical, Assassins, Songs for a New World, Godspell, Beauty and the Beast, Dummies Guide to High School, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Just Killing Time in Vegas, AllShook Up, and the regional premiere of the opera, Game of Chance. When not directing. Dawn sings and acts her way on stage. Some of her favorites to date are Bridges of Madison County (Francesca), Spamalot (Lady in the Lake), Next to Normal (Diana), Evita (Evita), Children of Eden (Eve/Momma Noah), My Mother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding (Jane), and Hairspray (Velma von Tussle). She has also performed at Aurora Community Theater, The BeckCenter, The Player’s Guild, Huntington Playhouse, Stow Players, Olde Towne Theater, BTOTS, and Weathervane Playhouse. Dawn lives in Peninsula with her hubby Jeff and her sons Drew and Colin, and her daughter, Nadia, and a house full of animals. Thank you all for the love and support of live theater!