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Olney Theatre Center Staff


Jason Loewith
Artistic Director

Debbie Ellinghaus
Managing Director

Fred T. Paul
General Manager

Jason King Jones
Senior Associate Artistic Director/Artistic Director of National Players

Christopher Youstra
Associate Artistic Director of Music Theatre

Kevin McAllister
Director of Curated Programs & BIPOC Artist Advocate

Josiane M. Jones
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 •
Sultana Qureshi. Artistic & Casting Apprentice


Austin Donaldson, Company Manager
Kirsten Parker, Assistant Production Manager
Stephen M. Greene, Technical Director
Kevin Maresca, Assistant Technical Director
Sabrina Bordeaux, Stage Operation Manager
Jason Dearing, Props Artisan
Fred Via, Scenic Artist
Dylan Rutemiller, Carpenter
Julie Cray Leong, Costume Shop Supervisor
Melissa Leigh Gilbert, Wardrobe Supervisor/Costume Shop Associate
Erika Krause, Cutter/Draper
Samantha Brewer, Master Electrician •
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
Rachel Borczuch, Sound and Projections Apprentice


Rebecca Dzida, Community Engagement and Touring Coordinator •
Jillian Newton, Education Apprentice



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



Sarah Straub, Associate Director of Marketing • 



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


Jenna Duncan 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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