1st Street Players


1st Street Players uplifts the community through imaginative theatrical productions and transformative educational programming. We strive to foster a safe space for artists and audiences to connect, collaborate, and create.


To use theatre to empower individuals and revitalize the community.

Core Values

Artistic Excellence - We believe theater is a beautiful art form. We produce high-quality work and hold ourselves to the highest artistic standards. 


Inclusion - We believe theater is for everyone, people of all abilities, races, genders, ages, sexual orientations, and backgrounds.  


Innovation - We believe in pushing boundaries and taking risks. We believe theater can exist anywhere and there are millions of ways to tell a story. We encourage our artists to think outside the box and challenge our audiences to embrace new modes of storytelling. 

Education - We believe education is a lifelong process. We view each production as an opportunity to grow and learn as individuals and as a community.

Social Responsibility - We believe theater can be revolutionary. We are committed to using theater to cultivate empathy, open minds, and affect change within the community.

Collaboration - We believe collaboration is the cornerstone of the theatrical process. We value the contributions and efforts of all team members.

Our Team
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Andrea Hart

Artistic Director

Nate Patton

Managing Director

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Deanne Leech

Business Director

Alicia Brisbois

Development Coordinator

Grace Lingenfelter

Communications Coordinator

Bill Leech

Shop Manager


Steve Reazor

Marketing Coordinator

Collin Bollinger

Fundraising Coordinator

Sarah Geiger

Education Coordinator

Megan Dietrich

House Manager


Charles Troxel

Technical Director

Our Board of Directors

Joseph Hagan


Jerry Rawson


Judy Reitz


Andrew Angstadt

Board Member

Steve Daniels

Board Member

Rick Dietrich

Board Member

Dan Elggren

Board Member

Andrea Hart

Board Member

Deanne Leech

Board Member

Nathan Patton

Board Member

John Tabler

Board Member