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Olney Theatre Center Staff


Jason Loewith
Artistic Director

Debbie Ellinghaus
Managing Director

Fred T. Paul
General Manager

Hallie Gordon
Senior Associate Artistic Director

Christopher Youstra
Associate Artistic Director of Music Theatre

Kevin McAllister
Director of Curated Programs & BIPOC Artist Advocate

Pope Jackson
Director of Production

Dina Goldman
Director of Advancement

Weldon C. Brown
Director of Sales

Joshua Ford
Director of Marketing and Communications

Shruthi Mukund
Director of Community Engagement

Dennis A. Blackledge
Owner's Representative


Jenna Duncan, Associate Artistic Director/Casting Director 
Irene Martinko, Casting and Producing Fellow  • 
Taylor Monee Roberts, Artistic & Casting Apprentice
Ambree Feaster, Dramaturgy Apprentice


Kirsten Parker, Assistant Production Manager
Stephen M. Greene, Technical Director
Kevin Maresca, Assistant Technical Director
Sabrina Bordeaux, Stage Operations Manager
Anna Cable, Props Supervisor
Jason Dearing, Props Artisan
Fred Via, Scenic Artist
Julie Cray Leong, Costume Shop Supervisor
Carissa Gilson, Wardrobe Supervisor/Costume Shop Associate
Haley Simmonds, Lighting Supervisor 
Oliva Rudd, Associate Lighting Supervisor
Matt Rowe, Sound and Projection Supervisor
Kasey Jo Logan and Dylan Rutemiller, Carpenters
Kaitlyn Sapp, Associate Sound and Projections Supervisor
Ari Higley, Production Management Apprentice
Conri Connell, Stage Management Apprentice
Cat Moreschi, Stage Management Apprentice
Arabella Zurbano, Props Apprentice
Abigale Feinstein, Scenic Apprentice
Alex Sobczak, Scenic Apprentice
Rachel Bass, Costumes Apprentice
Pax Gregory, Costumes Apprentice
Aiden Carlson, Sound & Projections Apprentice
Hayden Draycott, Electrics Apprentice
Nicole Trantum, Electrics Apprentice


Rebecca Dzida, Director of Education and Training/National Players and Communication Engagement Coordinator •
Sabrina Zanello Jackson, Education and Engagement Apprentice


Chyeslan Buso, Director of Finance • 
Michael Plater, Facilities Manager • 
Lisbeth Díaz Merced, Human Resources and Finance Manager • 
Dannielle Hutchinson, Associate General Manager • 
Victoria Brown, Company Management Apprentice


Sarah Straub, Associate Director of Marketing • 
Christopher Weaver, Patron Services Manager • c
Matt Acquard, Marketing and Advancement Apprentice



Michael Mercier, Deputy Director of Advancement, Institutional Giving • 
Colleen Robinson Miller, Advancement Operations Manager • 
Eleanor Sobczyk, Individual Giving and Special Events Manager • 


Eleanor Sobczyk and Kevin McAllister
Co-Chairs, EDIA Committee

Lis Diaz and Michael Mercier
Co-Chair, Professional Development Committee

Chyeslan Buso
Co-Chairs, Social Committee

Julie Cray Leong and Colleen Robinson Miller
Co-Chairs, Staff Wellness Committee


Carl Ackers 
Ryan Anthony
Donte’ Bynum
Avery Ford 
Rashaud Matthews
Monuaze Mason
Adirah Robinson
Ría Simpkins

Box Office: 301.924.3400

Open Wednesday - Saturday: 12:00PM - 6:00PM

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