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Olney Theatre Center Staff


Jason Loewith
Artistic Director
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Debbie Ellinghaus
Managing Director
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Fred T. Paul
General Manager
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Jason King Jones
Senior Associate Artistic Director/Artistic Director of National Players
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Christopher Youstra
Associate Artistic Director of Music Theatre
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Kevin McAllister
Director of Curated Programs & BIPOC Artist Advocate
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Josiane M. Jones
Director of Production
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Dina Goldman
Director of Advancement
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Weldon C. Brown
Director of Sales
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Joshua Ford
Director of Marketing and Communications
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Shruthi Mukund
Director of Community Engagement
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Dennis A. Blackledge
Owner's Representative
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Jenna Duncan, Associate Artistic Director/Casting Director • [email protected]
Sultana Qureshi. Artistic & Casting Apprentice


Austin Donaldson, Company Manager
Stephen M. Greene, Technical Director
Kevin Maresca, Assistant Technical Director
Sarah Splaine, Deck Chief/Shop Foreman
Jose Nuñez, Properties Master • [email protected]
Jason Dearing, Props Artisan
Fred Via, Scenic Artist
Julie Cray Leong, Costume Shop Supervisor
Melissa Leigh Gilbert, Wardrobe Supervisor/Costume Shop Associate
Samantha Brewer, Master Electrician • [email protected]
Merle DeWitt III, Associate Master Electrician
Matt Rowe, Sound and Projection Supervisor
Kasey Jo Logan and William Yarbrough, Carpenters
Kaitlyn Sapp, Associate Sound and Projections Supervisor
MK Cannon, Production Management Apprentice
Emily Miu, Company Management Apprentice
Sara Gehl, Stage Management Apprentice
Katie Davis, Stage Management Apprentice
Alex Wiemeyer, Props Apprentice
Sarah “Luci" Busch, Carpentry Apprentice
Caleb Scott, Carpentry Apprentice
Gabriel Karr, Electrics Apprentice
Rowan Ethridge, Electrics Apprentice
Angelica Luz Fink, Costumes Apprentice
TyQuria Fountain, Costumes Apprentice
Julia McIntyre, Sound and Projections Apprentice


Rebecca Dzida, Community Engagement and Touring Coordinator • [email protected]
Jillian Newton, Education Apprentice
Alissa Klusky, Dramaturgy Apprentice



Chyeslan Buso, Director of Finance • [email protected]
Michael Plater, Facilities Manager • [email protected]
Lisbeth Díaz Merced, Human Resources and Finance Manager • [email protected]



JJ Kaczynski, Director of Brand & Graphic Designer
Sarah Straub, Associate Director of Marketing • [email protected] 
Emily Jerison, Digital Brand Journalist • [email protected]
Julie Via, Patron Services Manager • [email protected]



R. Wesley Meekins, Deputy Director of Advancement, Major Gifts and Special Projects • [email protected]
Michael Mercier, Deputy Director of Advancement, Institutional Giving • [email protected]
Colleen Robinson Miller, Manager of Special Events and Donor Relations • [email protected]
Eleanor Sobczyk, Marketing & Advancement Apprentice


Jenna Duncan and Kevin McAllister
Co-Chairs, EDIA Committee

Lis Diaz
Chair, Professional Development Committee

Melissa Gilbert and Wes Meekins
Co-Chairs, Social Committee

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


Tamir Cousins-Ali
Savannah Gomez
Ariya Hawkins
Lorenzo Henriquez
Melanie Lawrence
Walter Riddle
Taylor Rivers
Sean Patrick Ryan
Sabrina Sawyer
Phillip Snider

Box Office: 301.924.3400

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

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