Staff & Board

We may be biased, but OCT has the #1 staff and board of directors in town. Looking for someone in particular? Find us below!




Marcella Crowson, Interim Artistic Director (she/her/hers)
Ross McKeen, Managing Director (he/him/his)

Eric Adams, Master Carpenter (he/him/his)
Nick Altishin, Patron Services Associate (he/him/his)
Dani Baldwin, Artistic Director, Young Professionals Company (she/her/hers)
Tamara Carroll, Educational Theatre Program Director (they/them/theirs)
Iain Chester, Carpenter (he/him/his)
Stephanie Cordell, Community Health Coordinator & Lead Teaching Artist (she/her/hers)
Terra Dawson, Carpenter (she/her/hers)
Jeff Desautels, ETP Production Associate (he/him/his)
Elizabeth Fagan, Acting Academy Manager (she/her/hers)
Kim Freimoeller, Patron Services Manager (she/her/hers)
Jessy Friedt, Development Director (she/her/hers)
Bobby Griffin, Development Associate & Grant Writer (they/them/theirs)
Michael Hammerstrom, Marketing & Communications Director (he/him/his)
Hannah Mock, Patron Services Assistant (they/them/theirs)
Courtney Powell, Marketing Associate (she/her/hers)
Kerry Ryan, ETP Administrative Manager (she/her/hers)
Lydia Simonton, Development Assistant (she/her/hers)
Kay Spielman, Business Analyst (she/her/hers)
Olivia Spitzer, Production Associate (she/her/hers)
Leigh Thomas, Graphic Designer (she/her/hers)
Blake Wales, Acting Academy Associate (he/him/his)
Lucas Welsh, Management Associate (he/him/his)
Emily Wilken, Scenic Charge Artist and Craftsperson (she/her/hers)
Morgan Yeates, Technical Director (she/her/hers)

Board of Directors

Amanda Carter-Jura, President
Rachel Ellerbrook, Vice President
Jami Curl, Secretary

Taaj Armstrong
Jennifer Cies
Andrew Eggert
Lauren Fortin
C. Andrew Gibson
Yasodha Gopal
Kyle Hanson
Jeff Hurder
Ross McKeen, Managing Director
Alexandria Nunley
Stanley Penkin
Laura Thalacker

Founder: Sondra Pearlman