Mission & Board


Our Mission

Through collaborative artistic leadership, Washington Ensemble Theatre fearlessly creates audacious stories for adventurous Seattle audiences.

What We Do

Washington Ensemble Theatre is committed to maintaining an environment wherein our members, as well as artists from our community, are challenged to grow through our work as an ensemble.

We intend for our theatre to be a physical and creative intersection for community and art in Seattle, and we hope to expand our contemporary audience, by fostering a love of theatre’s humanity, utility, and vitality.

The Ensemble Is

Samie Spring Detzer, Artistic Director
Maria Manness, Production Manager
Leah Salcido Pfenning, Art & Casting Director
Jeffrey Azevedo, Finance Director
Rachel Liuzzi, Marketing & Communications Director
Bobbin Ramsey, Associate Producer
Tristan Roberson, Technical Director & Resident Lighting Designer
Kaillee Coleman, Resident Scenic Artist & Outreach Coordinator
Karla Davenport, Resident Properties Designer
Joceline Wynn, Resident Stage Manager
Erika Bailey, Director of Development & Community Engagement



Anthony White, Photo & Video Associate
Benjamin Benne, Literary

Board of Directors

Peter Eberhardy – President
Kelsey Von Stubbe
Monica Ramsey
Cameron Irwin
Laura Hansen
Jānis Lībeks
Karsten Lundquist
Ben Hellerstein, Advising Attorney




The Ensemble is Generously Supported By:

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