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Exhalations Leadership

Directors of the Board

Officers of the Board


Anastasia Markiw

Production Director

Anastasia was by Katie's side as Exhalations was created and has been the Production Director and Lighting Designer for the company ever since. She is also a Project Architect at DesignGroup.


Gordon Mann

Technical Director

Not only is Gordon our Technical Director at Exhalations, but he also works in event production at Chorus Hall and is the Music Director for Rankin Junior Tamburitzans. 

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Jenny Altman

Public Relations Officer


Ebony Cunningham

Social Operations Officer

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Patsy Maxim

Community Outreach Officer


Katie Mann

Founding Executive Director | Resident Choreographer

Katie founded Exhalations in 2010 at Duquesne University, and in addition to her career as a pharmacist, has been the Founding and Managing Director for the organization since.  


Lea Fosbenner

Artistic Director | Resident Choreographer

Lea was named Artistic Director of Exhalations in 2013 and has choreographed over twenty new works for the company. Lea is also a Digital Product Manager for mobile applications at a financial institution.

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