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Redwood Ice Theatre Company
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RITC Directors

Redwood Ice Theatre Company

Kim Navarro
Skating Director

Kim Navarro is a Two-Time U.S. Bronze Medalists and Two-Time World Team member. She was a first alternate to the Olympics in 2010 and won the bronze medal at the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in 2008. 

As a professional skater, Kim has performed in numerous ice shows including Stars On Ice, Holiday On Ice, Broadway On Ice, Sun Valley On Ice, and Nancy Kerrigan's Halloween On Ice.  She has performed with the Ice Theatre of New York and is a founding company member of Ice Dance International.    

Lisa Navarro
Creative Director & Producer

Lisa brings more than 50 years of Ice skating experience to this project.


Lisa competed and performed as an elite pair skater in competitions, professional ice shows and televised skating specials. She was a principal skater and Associate Choreographer for many of the beloved Charles Schulz Christmas shows in Santa Rosa.


During her long career Lisa has helped direct and choreograph skating shows and special skating projects for Snoopy’s Home Ice, Woodstock Ice Productions, California’s Great America and Aerial Ice Extreme. 

Carmen Maria Mitchell
Founder & Executive Director

Carmen is the original founder of Redwood Theatre Company. Carmen grew up as a competitive figure skater and ballet dancer. She now works as a professional singer and actor in both New York and California.

Carmen performed as a principal skater on a National Tour of Disney on Ice where she debuted the role of the “Live Host”.

She is also the co-founder for FTA Productions Company & the Director of the FTA Social Justice Art Series

Adele Davalos Mitchell
Outreach Director

Adele is an Award Winning Teacher and has spent most of her career working as an educator in Santa Rosa City Schools. 

She is now the Founder and Director of the SOL Club Community Arts Outreach Program. Brining art and performance to the underserved youth of color in our community. 

Adele was the Founder and Executive Director of Santa Rosa Dance Theatre where she produced Full-Length Nutcracker ballet productions and several other Spring performances for 13 seasons. 

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