Rachel Sorce

Executive Director
(414) 766-5048

Rachel Sorce brings 25 years of professional communications and management experience plus a passion for the performing arts to her role. Influenced by her musician-educator parents, she has a strong interest in the performing arts and education. She previously served as SMPAC’s Marketing Director and as a founding SMPAC Council Board Director.

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Nick Da Via

Technical Director
(414) 766-5293

Nick supervises everything behind the scenes at the SMPAC. He is responsible for stage lighting, sound, set construction, rigging, safety, event scheduling, and theatre rental. It is his duty to make sure that all events that happen in the PAC look and sound as good as possible, and happen smoothly, stress-free, and safely for everyone involved.

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Michelle Majerus-Uelmen

Box Office Manager & Marketing Director 
(414) 766-5046

Michelle enjoys engaging with patrons to encourage attending programs at the SMPAC. She is responsible for box office duties. Through her extensive experience in marketing and graphic design, she aids in promoting SMPAC’s diverse programs.

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Brian Morrison

House Manager & Community Outreach Coordinator
(414) 766-5045

Brian is a welcome member of our team and is actively involved in a variety of projects. He’s a graduate of MATC’s Music Occupations program and is currently working on an Audio Production degree. He teaches and performs music, is engaged in the local business community and is an active volunteer.

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House Managers:

Bob Hansen
Jared Holloway
Sue Kolberg
Brian Morrison
Dawn Wenszell
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School District of South Milwaukee

School District of South Milwaukee
(414) 766-5000

The South Milwaukee community and School District recognizes the vital role that the performing arts have in students’ lives, and in the positive economic and cultural impact that SMPAC brings to the city and surrounding areas.

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South Milwaukee Performing Arts Council

The Council was formed in March 2005 and includes community members, teachers and business leaders who all share a love of the arts and who support SMPAC with fundraising efforts and programming decisions.

Brian Morrison, President
Tim Backes, Vice President
Dal Drummer, Treasurer
Cyndi Kieck, Secretary
Claudia Dietrich
Melissa Flynn
Lisa Lahmann
Rohn Larson
John Nuck
Linda Marquardt
Benjamin Quartemont
Carla Uphill
Eric Wruck

Christopher Smith
Branislava Radicevik, CPA

Pat DerHovsepian, Director Emeritus


SMPAC provides internships, independent studies and co-op opportunities for students who want to learn about what happens behind-the-scenes in the arts. We offer internship opportunities for both high school and college students who are interested in marketing, communications, box office, technical operations, theatre operations and more. View or download our current internship descriptions below. For information, call (414) 766-5049 or email

Marketing Internship


SMPAC seeks part-time House Manager staff from time to time to manage and oversee front of house operations for various theatre events while delivering excellent customer service for SMPAC patrons. View the full job description below. For information, call (414) 766-5049 or email

House Manager