New ex­ec­u­tive man­ager at Church Hill Theatre

Record Observer - - Arts & Entertainment -

CHURCH HILL — The Church Hill Theatre board of di­rec­tors re­cently an­nounced that Hester Sachse will be­come the ex­ec­u­tive man­ager of Church Hill Theatre, a non-profit arts and ed­u­ca­tion or­ga­ni­za­tion, on Aug. 18.

She will re­place Nina Sharp, who will be pur­su­ing other the­atri­cal op­por­tu­ni­ties in the Bal­ti­more area.

Hester Sachse holds a Bach­e­lor of Arts in drama from Wash­ing­ton Col­lege, where she con­cen­trated on all as­pects of stage pro­duc­tion.

For her se­nior the­sis, Sachse di­rected Wil­liam Shake­speare’s “Much Ado About Noth­ing.” Af­ter grad­u­a­tion, she was ac­tive as a coun­selor and as­sis­tant di­rec­tor of the Play­mak­ers’ Camp at the Garfield Cen­ter for the Arts at the Prince Theatre.

Sachse also served as a pro­gram­ming as­sis­tant for the Prince Theatre Foun­da­tion, gain­ing ex­per­tise in pro­gram de­vel­op­ment, run­ning work­shops, co­or­di­na­tion with other in­sti­tu­tions and the day to day man­age­ment of a non-profit arts or­ga­ni­za­tion.

Church Hill Theatre’s fi­nal pro­duc­tions of the 2017 sea­son will be the drama “Doubt: a Para­ble,” run­ning from Sept. 8 to 24 and “Car­rie the Mu­si­cal,” a col­lab­o­ra­tive show with Ch­e­sa­peake Col­lege run­ning from Oct. 27 to Nov. 12.

As al­ways, these pro­duc­tions will re­quire ac­tors, mu­si­cians, stage crew and front of the house vol­un­teers. Hester in­vites CHT mem­bers and po­ten­tial vol­un­teers to stop by the of­fice, lo­cated across the street from the theatre, meet her, and learn more about CHT’s on­go­ing ac­tiv­i­ties. The of­fice is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tues­day through Fri­day.

For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion, call the of­fice at 410-556-6003 or visit the web­site www.church­hillthe atre.org.

Hester Sachse, cen­ter, in­com­ing ex­ec­u­tive man­ager for Church Hill Theatre, stands with out­go­ing Ex­ec­u­tive Man­ager Nina Sharp, right, and cur­rent Ad­min­is­tra­tive As­sis­tant Liz Clarke, left.

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