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Admin Staff

Administrative Staff

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Stephanie Williams (she/her)
Owner/Artistic Director

Stephanie Lynn Williams has been the proud owner of DLC since 2006. Throughout the years she has expanded DLC’s reach and mission in the community and throughout Central Maryland. In addition to her dedication to the business’s growth and sustainability, some of her most cherished DLC memories involve directing the professional training program mainstage shows, and developing the next generation of young theatre professionals. Stephanie is a graduate of Goucher College with a degree in Theatre Performance and Directing. She is currently developing her next business venture just down the road from DLC at Clover Luck Stables. She loves having both of her businesses located in the same county where she grew up.

Jeff Miller (he/they)
Associate Artistic Administrator

Jeff has been a Teaching Artist with DLC since 2016, and before that as a student since 2011. Some favorite productions that Jeff has worked on at DLC include Hairspray and Les Miserables as a performer; and The Lion King Jr. and Moana Jr. as a teacher. In addition to working at DLC, Jeff works as an adjunct professor at UMBC and performs as a professional wrestler.

Adeline “Addie” Sutter (she/her)
General Manager

Addie is a proud Oakland Mills graduate and UMBC alumnus. Addie worked as a teaching artist for Drama Learning Center throughout college before becoming a nonprofit administrator in 2010. In 2011 she became the Deputy Director of the Star-Spangled Banner Flag House and was most recently the Director of Partner Development for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, where she spent much of the last decade. Addie is passionate about fostering the next generation of young people to help find their space in the theatre arts, whether on stage or behind the scenes.

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Debbie Leonard (she/her)
Legacy Teaching Artist

Debbie Leonard is a Drama Learning Center institution who has been with the company for over 30 years. In that time, she has taught over 10,000 students to love musical theatre. Debbie is a Preschool Aid at Ilchester Elementary School and lives in Howard County with her family.

Dana Fleischer (she/her)
Office Manager

Dana Fleischer has been wearing many hats at DLC since joining the company in 2008. She taught for multiple years, then moved over to the administration side and took over as the Office Managers in the fall of 2012. She continued to work behind the scenes on mainstage shows, stage managing, production managing, and designing props for both TYA and Red Branch Theatre Company regularly. Dana holds a degree in Theatre Performance from Villa Julie College, now Stevenson University.

You guys are awesome. The show went way above and beyond what I expected. 


[My children] both beyond LOVED the experience. They learned so much, got over stage fright and made SO many new friendships/bonds that I can for see lasting a long time.

Becky M.

Teacing Artists

    Teaching Artists

Our teaching artist staff is composed of highly-qualified teaching artists and dedicated educators. Many of our instructors are career education professionals with a love of sharing the arts with the next generation. In all that we do, our staff is committed to providing your children with a quality arts education in a safe and nurturing environment. 


All teaching artists and staff have been fingerprinted/background checked, and the majority of our staff is currently certified in CPR and First-Aid. Our teaching artists are held to the highest quality teaching standards and receive regular professional development.

Julia Cowles (she/her)

Years of Experience: 10

Favorite Pastimes: Reading, cooking, and spending time with my dogs.

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River Gleeson (he/him)

Years of Experience: 1

Favorite Pastimes: Playing with my dog, Mavis, hanging out with friends, going to concerts, and being in shows.

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Ellie Skoda (she/they)

Years of Experience: 1

Favorite Pastimes: Reading, listening to music, watching TV

Kayla Sandusky (she/her)

Years of Experience: 1

Favorite Pastimes:  Theatre (of course), baking, roller skating, and photographing sports.


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Andrew Lyon (he/him)

Years of Experience: 6

Favorite Pastimes: Drawing, puppetry, learning music, writing, and watching movies.



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Hannah Folger (she/her)

Years of Experience: 12

Favorite Pastimes: Watching TV, going on walks with my partner and my dog, eating.


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Percie Musselman (they/them)

Years of Experience: 2

Favorite Pastimes: I love to read and write creative stories! I also love to go watch theater productions in the area and partake in some of them as well!

Work with Us

Working With Us

Drama Learning Center teaching artists and designers are dedicated to growing the next generation of theatre-lovers. Whether you have experience on stage, back stage, or in the classroom, apply today to join our team.

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