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Staff

Leadership

Molly Smith
Artistic Director
Edgar Dobie
Executive Producer

Founding Leadership

Zelda Fichandler
Founding Director
Thomas C. Fichandler (1915-1997)
Founding Executive Director

Arena Stage productions, programs and initiatives are executed by a talented and dedicated staff of 125 full-time employees, 200+ seasonal artists and more than 3,500 volunteers. Our staff and artists are routinely recognized as leaders in their field, and have been honored with the following awards:

  • Tony Award for Artistic Excellence
  • 99 Helen Hayes Awards
  • American Express Award for Outstanding Leadership in Professional Theatre
  • The Washington Post Award for Innovative Leadership in the Theatre Community
  • International Ticketing Association (INTIX) Box Office of the Year Award
  • National Multicultural Institute Diversity Award
  • Mayor’s Arts Award for Excellence in an Artistic Discipline
  • Brand Design Association Award, Consumer Branding

Senior Staff

Joseph Berardelli
Director of Administration & Finance
Robert Barry Fleming
Director of Artistic Programming
Khady Kamara
Chief Marketing Officer
Anita Maynard-LosH
Director of Community Engagement
Holly K. Oliver
Chief Development Officer
Ian Pool
General Manager
Joel Krause
Production Manager