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About Us

Silhouette Stages, Inc., a verified 501(c)(3) charitable organization, is an all-volunteer community theater serving Howard County and beyond.  We promote a welcoming, diverse, creative environment that supports a broad range of artistic and technical experience. Our mission is to bring high-quality theatrical productions and events to Howard County at an affordable ticket price, ensuring our local community has access to the joys of the live theater experience.

 

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The Addams Family (2018)
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Cabaret (2019)
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About Us: About Us

Our History

It All Started With A Quilt

In May 2003, a group of theater lovers produced the musical Quilters, an unconventional, vignette-based musical about frontier women. After the success of the show, the group formed Shadow Block Productions, named after the “Shadow Blocks” individually sewn into quilts. Shadow Block Productions' goal was to produce rarely seen, small-cast musicals, and for five years Shadow Block entertained local audiences and developed a growing, loyal following. 

In 2008, the group relocated to a larger theater at Slayton House in the Wilde Lake Village Center of Columbia, MD, formed a new Board of Directors, became a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization, and officially re-named themselves Silhouette Stages. Since then, Silhouette Stages has grown into Howard County's Premiere Community Theater and become a favorite among local audiences, performers, and volunteers. 

 

Today, Silhouette Stages welcomes over 3,000 audience members through it’s doors each season thanks to the work of hundreds of volunteers. Through tireless man hours and with an endless dedication to the arts, they have maintained a track record of excellence and garnered numerous recognitions from the Washington Area Theatre Community Honors (W.A.T.C.H) Awards, Ruby Griffith Awards, DC Metro Arts “Best of” Honors, and MD Theatre Guides Top 5 Community Theatres in MD. In 2016, Silhouette Stages won the MDTG Readers' Choice Award for Best Community Theater in Greater Baltimore. 

Silhouette Stages continues to cultivate a dedicated community of Volunteers who highlight exceptional storytelling, artistry, and the endless possibilities of the Theatrical Arts; with the hope that it will continue to be a beacon of joy and light to the people and community of Howard County for many years to come.

The Lightning Thief (2022)
Anything Goes (2019)
She Loves Me (2019)
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I Am Shakespeare (2021)
Cry-Baby: the Musical (2017))

Board of Directors

Where the Passion Begins: 

Intentionally utilizing our collective wisdom, experience, energy and resources to create exceptional community theatre in Howard County.

About Us: Team Members

Executive Board 

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Jeremy Goldman
Executive Director

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Henry Cyr
Artistic Director

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Ande Kolp
President

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Maddie Ervin
Secretary

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Rebecca Hanauer
Treasurer

Board Members

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Dana Bonistalli
Marketing Coordinator

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Board Development 

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Stephen Foreman
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WATCH Rep

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Bethany Loren
Volunteer Coordinator

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Otega Okurume
Audience Services

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Angie Townsend*
Cabaret Night Producer

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Neal Townsend*
Logistics Coordinator

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Technical Director

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Associate Producer

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The members of our Board of Directors serve on a volunteer basis and receive no financial compensation for their service.

FORMER BOARD MEMBERS

Rodney Chamberlain*
Delia Chiu*
Paul Ciaravella*
Mary Guay Kramer
Mo Dutterer
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Lisa Ellis*
Richard Greenslit
Sandy Howar
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TJ Lukacsina

Tommy Malek
Debbie Mobley*
Alex Porter*
Julie Press
Conni Ross*
Steve Teller*
Doug Thomas
Matt Wetzel
Ronni Wyrwas*


*Founding Board Members

About Us: Opening Hours
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