Our People

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The STAGES Team:
STAGES staff members are enthusiastic teaching artists who bring a breadth of experience in professional, community, and educational theater to our organization and students. Above all, our staff is passionate about working with kids to reach their fullest creative potential!

Co-Founder & Managing Director – Stacey Koloski
Co-Founder & Operations Director – Hollye Seddon
Director of Education – Shannon Wade
Program Director – Tess Van Horn
Facilities Manager – Johnny Speckman

STAGES Board of Directors:
The STAGES board provides strategic governance and leadership guidance in support of our organizational mission.

Maria Fox (President)
Elizabeth Bliss
Stacey Koloski
Deirdre Fulton McDonough 
Elizabeth Provost 
Hollye Seddon

Interested in learning more about being involved with a Board Committee (Development, Finance, Marketing, Policies & Procedures)? Email us at hello@stagesacademy.com any time!

“Being able to think outside of the box and put yourself out there, especially as a child, teaches you how to be a confident, well-rounded person. I know I don’t know where I would be without youth theater.”

Eliza Skidgel, STAGES Alum & Employee

“Being involved in putting on a production teaches lifelong skills.  Those who are involved for longer periods of time, or in more productions; they learn to deal with adversity, appreciate diversity, collaborate and get exposed different personalities, understand the correlation of work ethic to results, learn to expect the unexpected, and generally have better coping skills as a result… Continue reading Kristina Boissonneault, STAGES Parent

Kristina Boissonneault, STAGES Parent