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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.

William Dalrymple -- Co-Artistic Director / Director of Education

William Dalrymple is an actor, technician and teacher that has been with Open Space Arts since 2006. William received a Bachelor's of Science in Theatre Studies from Towson University in 2011 and has been making the rounds in the Baltimore theatre circuit ever since. As Educational Director and Co-Artistic Director, he is committed to providing an artistic outlet to all in the Reisterstown area and beyond. He has also performed at Centerstage, with the Mobtown Players, Single Carrot Theatre, and Glass Mind Theatre. 

Marc Reamer -- Technical Director

 

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, age 15, is an actor first but does visual art and writing on the side. She has had performing arts training at Spotlighters, Centerstage and is currently attending Carver School for Arts and Technology for theatre. Chloe has been apart of the Open Space Arts community for 3 years as a student of the studio company, a techie, a performer and more.

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

Ren Garczynski -  Official Photographer   (Portfolio)

Chris De Bow - Improv Instructor

Max Tucker - Official Graphic Designer   (Portfolio)