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Elora Maisenhelder -- Co-Artistic Director / Executive Director

Elora Maisenhelder is an artist, actress, and costume designer, who has been with Open Space Arts since the summer of 2007. She is a Towson University graduate with a B.S. in Illustration, and runs her own freelance illustration business Bare Bones Designs. She has been in several Open Space productions, including Carried Away (Nipperkin), When the Moon Caught Up with the Sun (Artemis), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Titania/Hippolyta), and The Tempest (Prospero). She also directed the 2016 production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and has been designing costumes for OSA since 2010.

     

Angela Wright -- Co-Artistic Director / Human Resources

Angela joined Open Space Arts in late 2015 after coming to the haunted house and being too scared to leave. She graduated from Elizabethtown College With a BA in Theatre Performance and Creative Writing. She directed the 2017 Winter Production of The Tempest, and played assorted characters in OSA’s Alice's Adventures In Wonderland. Angela’s main interests include classical theatre, improv, playwriting, and directing.

 

Marc Reamer -- Technical Director

Marc has been with Open Space since 2008, when he helped with props for The Day The Apple Fell on the Path and constructed a giant dragon head out of chicken wire and paper mache. He took on the role of Stage Manager in 2010, organizing Run Crew and coordinating designers. In 2015 he joined the staff and became the Technical Director. He has worked on many shows, including Stage Managing almost every SPF since 2010, building sets, constructing props, and even designing the lighting for the 2017 production of Shakespeare's The Tempest.

Anna Dyke -- General Manager

Anna has been with Open Space since 2013 and has been a staff member since 2015. They have been involved in every open space show since they joined. From Lupanando in Lupunando the Magnificent - SPF 2014 to Stephano in The Tempest, Anna has played a wide variety of roles. They are also working towards a Fine Arts degree in theatre from CCBC. Anna is a straight up robot. A really cool robot with laser eyes. Pew.

 

Ava Weintzweig -- Literary Manager

Ava Weintzweig is an actor and designer who has been working with Open Space since 2009. She is currently studying theatre at Carver Center for Arts and Technology. She has performed most notably as Callie in Stop Kiss (Trapdoor Theatre Company), Steph in Reasons To Be Pretty (Trapdoor Theatre Company), Satan in The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (Carver Theatre Company), and in Enchanted Sleeping Beauty (Pumpkin Theatre). Outside of Open Space, she is the Artistic Director of Trapdoor Theatre Company. When she is not acting, she is working backstage as a Stage Manager, a Director, a Sound Designer, a Producer, or a Props Master.

Chloe Heles -- Junior Staff Member

Chloe Heles is an actor, costume designer, and director and has been with Open Space Arts since 2015. She is currently a student at Carver Center for Arts and Technology studying acting and will graduate in the year of 2019. She has trained and performed with Spotlighters Theatre and Center Stage. Some of her favorite roles include Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet (Carver Center for Arts & Technology), Hamlette in Hamlette (Woodbrook Players), Silvius in As You Like It (Spotlighters Young Actors Academy) and Alice in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Open Space Arts). She has always loved the Open Space Arts community and is thankful for what she has gotten out of the training and is happy to be giving back through the leadership she has received.

Auxiliary Personnel

We would like to recognize the work and contributions of those who are not officially OSA Staff, but who work hard for or with us and who we are so glad share their talents with us. With their efforts we are able to make our company and community a better place.

Katie Ganem - Public Relations Facilitator/Web Designer

Ren Garczynski -  Official Photographer   (Portfolio)

Chris De Bow - Improv Instructor

Max Tucker - Official Graphic Designer   (Portfolio)

Christin Gross - Community Outreach