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Box Office is open 1PM-9PM daily
Info Line: (407) 629-0054 | Theater Offices: (407) 629-1088
To email the Box Office, click here.
1300 South Orlando Avenue | Maitland, FL 32751

 

Meet Our Staff

Enzian does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, nationality, disability, age, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, or religion in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all staff, patrons, volunteers, and vendors.

Matthew Curtis: Programming Director

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Sean Woods

Director of Operations

  • Where Are You From or Where Did you Grow Up? Maitland
  • Favorite Movie(s) or Movie Genre: The Big Lebowski
  • If a Movie Title Could Describe Your Life, it Would be…: Rebel without a cause
  • What Movie Could you Watch over and over?: Field of Dreams
  • Favorite Drink to Sip On at Eden Bar: Hurricane Charley
  • Favorite Enzian/Eden Bar Food: Eden Burger
  • Favorite Place You’ve Ever Traveled to: Schiermonnikoog
  • If You Could Have Dinner with Anyone (Dead or Alive), Who Would it be and Why?: Anthony Bordain. I read the book Kitchen Confidential while attending culinary school. I have never gravitated to an author or book so much in my life. I then read everything he had written and awaited the release of No Reservations, the TV show. I hung on every episode. I didn’t know anyone felt as passionate about food and travel as I did until I was introduced to Tony.
  • My Guilty Pleasure Is…: Mario Kart on Wii…. Don’t judge!
  • Never Have I Ever…: Seen Godfather
  • Top 3 Things on Your Bucket List: Salmon fishing in Alaska, drive a monster truck over a big jump, send my kids to college.
  • Have Any Pets?: Sage, an English setter. (My wife’s COVID shutdown dog). Tabby Binks, a Tabby.
  • Are You More of a Cat or Dog Person?: Dog person, for sure!
  • What are Some of Your Hobbies?: I really enjoy fishing. If I’m not working you can probably find me at a body of water with a line in the water.
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Deanna Tiedtke

Director of Public Relations & Development

  • Favorite Quote or Personal Motto: “Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.” – Julia Child
  • Favorite Drink to Sip On at Eden Bar: Cucumber Pulp Fiction!
  • Favorite Enzian/Eden Bar Event: I love Enzian’s Cult Classic programming!
  • Favorite Place You’ve Ever Traveled to: Peru!
  • Have Any Pets?: I have a rabbit named Waldo
  • What are Some of Your Hobbies?: Cooking, Traveling, Reading, Pilates & Yoga
  • What’s Your Favorite Part About Working at Enzian? There’s always something new to dig into!
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Sarah Babbage

Development and Membership Coordinator

  • I’m from Rochester, New York and moved to Orlando with my sister Paige in 2017
  • Favorite Movie(s) or Movie Genre: Horror and western are my favorite genres
  • What Movie Could you Watch over and over?: Repo Man (1984)
  • Favorite Drink to Sip On at Eden Bar: Red sangria
  • Favorite Enzian/Eden Bar Food: Truffle fries
  • Favorite Enzian/Eden Bar Event: 13 Films of Halloween
  • Best Concert You’ve Ever Been to: Hozier
  • Where Would You Like to Travel to?: Germany
  • My guilty pleasure is professional wrestling
  • Have Any Pets?: Cowboy, my rescue dog and frequent customer at the Eden Bar
  • Are You More of a Cat or Dog Person?: Dog, I’m allergic to cats 🙁
  • What are Some of Your Hobbies?: Writing
  • What’s Your Favorite Part About Working at Enzian? Being part of the Florida Film Festival!
  • Other Fun Fact(s): I graduated from Full Sail University in 2019
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Valerie Cisneros

Marketing Manager

  • Favorite Movie(s) or Movie Genre: Dark Comedies or Psychological Thrillers, like Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Nocturnal Animals, and Vanilla Sky.
  • Favorite Movie Character of All Time: Catwoman from Batman Returns
  • Favorite TV Shows: Friends and Alias
  • Favorite thing to order at Enzian/Eden Bar: Blackened Mahi Tacos with a Mezcal Margarita
  • Best Concert I’ve Ever Been to: Kendrick Lamar
  • If I could have dinner with anyone, it would be Missy Misdemeanor Elliott because she is an icon! Her album Supa Dupa Fly was one of the first albums I ever owned as a kid & it’s still my favorite.
  • My Guilty Pleasure is RuPaul’s Drag Race
  • Top 3 Things on My Bucket List: To see Missy Elliott live in concert, to visit Italy, to own an African Serval cat
  • Pets: I have a beautiful calico cat named Kisa, who is the light of my crazy cat lady life
  • My favorite part about working at Enzian is that I get to watch movies for a living!
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Johnny Santos

Food and Beverage Manager

  • Where Are You from or Where Did you Grow Up? I grew up in New Jersey
  • Favorite Quote or Personal Motto: Do unto others as you would like done unto you.
  • Favorite Movie(s) or Movie Genre: Love comedies and the Rocky movies
  • What Movie Could You Watch over and over? Stepbrothers
  • Favorite Drink to Sip on at Eden Bar: Pina Colada
  • Favorite Type of Music or Musician(s): Reggaeton
  • Best Concert You’ve Ever Been to: Earth, Wind, and Fire
  • Where Would You Like to Travel to? Hawaii
  • My Guilty Pleasure Is…: Eating sweets
  • What are Some of Your Hobbies? Reading and Landscaping
  • What’s Your Favorite Part About Working at Enzian? The staff and the guests
  • Other Fun Fact(s): I love Football and Basketball
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Paige Babbage

Events and Community Relations Coordinator

  • I grew up in Rochester, NY and moved to Orlando in 2017
  • Favorite Movie(s): Hour of the Wolf
  • If a movie title could describe my life, it would be: Sorry To Bother You
  • I could watch Eloise at Christmastime over and over again
  • My favorite Enzian event is our 13 Films of Halloween
  • Best Concert I’ve Ever Been to: The National
  • The best place I’ve ever traveled to is Toronto
  • If I could have dinner with anyone, it would be Bob Fosse, so I can beg him to dance for me.
  • My Guilty Pleasure is Disney Channel Musicals
  • Top 3 Things on My Bucket List: Earn a Certificate in Film Preservation from the Eastman Museum, Attend the major film festivals, Take a trip to Alaska
  • My favorite part about working at Enzian is talking about movies with my co-workers and customers!
  • Other Fun Fact(s): I worked as a dance teacher/choreographer for five years before moving to Florida.
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Tim Anderson

Programming Coordinator

  • Favorite Quote or Personal Motto:  “I will not make any more boring art” – John Baldessari
  • My favorite movie is Casablanca. but I love Silent, Foreign, Horror, and Experimental Films
  • If a movie title could describe my life, it would be: “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown” (take that however you want)
  • If I could have dinner with anyone, it would be Andy Warhol – he’s the person most singularly responsible for my career trajectory
  • My Guilty Pleasure is coming-of-age movies (Now and Then, Can’t Hardly Wait, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Empire Records)
  • Pets: I have 4 cats, two of which might secretly hate me.
  • Other Fun Fact(s): I was a regular “featured extra” on the New Mickey Mouse Club and hit Britney Spears in the head (accidentally) during a scene where I had to drag her out of a restaurant.
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Dez Watson

Technical Manager

  • Where Are You From or Where Did you Grow Up? I was born and raised in Pensacola, FL.
  • Favorite Quote or Personal Motto: “I never lose. I either win or I learn.” — Nelson Mandela
  • Favorite Movie(s) or Movie Genre: “Heat” (1995 – Pacino, De Niro) Crime Drama
  • What Movie Could you Watch over and over?: Mad Max Fury Road
  • Favorite Drink to Sip On at Eden Bar: Hopsecutioner with a shot of Woodford or Makers; neat.
  • Favorite Type of Music or Musician(s): Literally all over the map. RHCP, Hendrix, Kendrick Lamar, Soundgarden, Johnny Cash, 2004 – 2010 Kanye West, Foo – Fighters, Gary Clark Jr, to name a few.
  • Favorite TV Show(s): Ozark, This is Us
  • Best Concert You’ve Ever Been to: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers in Foxborough, MA.
  • If You Could Have Dinner with Anyone (Dead or Alive), Who Would it be and Why? Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Showing such control and peace during his times of turmoil has always been inspiring to me. He was just such a visionary and a motivator of people.
  • My Guilty Pleasure Is…: Watching reality programming like “Survivor” and “Big Brother”
  • Top 3 Things on Your Bucket List: Visit Japan, NYE on NYC, Shoot a feature film
  • Have Any Pets?: Rory (Wire Haired Fox Terrier) and Salem (Cat; all black)
  • What are Some of Your Hobbies? Video Games, Soccer, Playing guitar, Photography/Filmmaking
  • What’s Your Favorite Part About Working at Enzian? Seeing the diversity of the art of cinema

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