studio staff


Artistic Director: David Muse
Managing Director: Rebecca Ende Lichtenberg
Director of Production: Josh Escajeda
Director of Development: Bianca Beckham


Associate Artistic Director: Matt Torney
Literary Director: Adrien-Alice Hansel
Associate Literary Director: Lauren Halvorsen
Director of Design: Debra Booth
Artistic Apprentice—Directing: Marielle Burt
Artistic Apprentice—Producing: Mekala Sridhar
Studio Cabinet: Brian Macdevitt, Duncan Macmillan, Natsu Onoda Power, Joanie Schultz, Serge Seiden, Tom Story, Holly Twyford
Readers’ Circle: Victoria Gruenberg, Tim Guillot, Manna-Symone Middlebrooks, Chelsea Radigan
Commissioned Writers: Carl Cofield, Sarah DeLappe, Mary Elizabeth Hamilton, Abe Koogler, Qui Nguyen, Jackson Gay, Lileana Blain-Cruz, Mike Donahue, Lila Neugebauer, Eric Ruffin


Assistant Production Manager and Company Manager: Kelsey Sapp
Stage Management Apprentice: Charles Cicchino
Company Management and Production Apprentice: Fynta Sidime
Technical DirectorJeffery Martin
Technical Direction Apprentice: Simone Schneeberg

Scenic Artist: Leila Spolter
Master Carpenter: Eric McMorris
Staff Carpenter: Nicholas J. Sines 
Properties Director: Deborah Thomas
Costume Shop Manager: Brandee Mathies
Lighting and Sound Supervisor: Ro Burnett
Electrics Apprentice: Ben Cornett
Sound and Projections Apprentice: Anna Hibbert


Manager of Partnerships and Events: Lillie Butler
Manager of Individual Giving: Melissa Ezelle
Development Operations Manager: Tobias Franzén
Grants Coordinator: Sarah Cooke
Capital Project Manager: Ryan-Patrick McLaughlin
Development Apprentice: Emily Gjovik
Events and Partnerships Apprentice: Karena Halvorssen

General Management

Senior Facilities Manager: Kieran Kelly
Finance Manager: Amanda Acker
Executive Assistant and Artistic Coordinator: Rebecca Wahls
Business Apprentice: Helena Barth
Management Apprentice: Taylor Courtney

marketing and communications

Associate Director of Marketing & Communications: Mike Fila
Multimedia Designer: Chris Sanderson
Marketing and Communications Apprentice: Charlie Linton
Marketing Multimedia Apprentice: Elizabeth Morton
Website Design: L2 Interactive 

audience services

Director of Ticket Sales and Audience Services: Holly Longstreth
Manager of Sales and Service: Calvin Roberts
Subscriptions and Group Sales Manager: Melissa Carter
Lead Box Office Associate: Gabby Wolfe
Hospitality Team Member: John Austin, Ric Birch, Grant Collins, Trevor Comeau, Isaac Evans, Harper Garcia, Bria Hall, Ben Harvey, Carolyn Hoehner, Rachel Jones, Katherine Lim, Amanda Loerch, Francisco Morandi, Trehana Riley, Mary Alex Staude, Keyona Ward, Corinne Williams, Natalie Wolpert  

Contact Us

Studio Theatre

1501 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005

Box Office

Phone: 202.332.3300
Fax: 202.332.1187


Phone: 202.232.7267
Fax: 202.588.5262


work with us

Interested in working with Studio Theatre? There are plenty of opportunities, from internships and apprenticeships to casting calls and script submissions.