Professional Staff

Marnie Rorholm (Managing Director)
Marnie Rorholm is a lifetime Spokane resident with an MBA from Gonzaga University. She has previously worked for Gonzaga University, and the City of Spokane in both Business Development and as Director of the Mayor’s Office David Condon.  Marnie came to the theatre as a volunteer 12 years ago, and has worked on many ... more »

Keith Dixon (Artistic Director)
Keith has served as Managing Artistic Director for Theatre Baton Rouge (formerly Baton Rouge Little Theater) over the last ten seasons. In that time he has directed over thirty-five shows for TBR and has also directed for Miners Alley Playhouse (Colorado), Columbia University, Chandelier Theatre, and the American Theatre of Actors (New York) ... more »

David Baker (Technical Director)
David has a B.A. in Drama from the University of Washington and an M.F.A. in Technical Theatre from Southern Methodist University. This training is supplemented with 30 years of design and technical stage experience. David is the proud father of four resides in Spokane with his wife and high school sweetheart, Michele. more »

Matthew Egan (Assistant Technical Director)
Matthew spent the 18 years in Los Angeles working in the film industry as an Art Director and prop maker. He graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a BFA in Production and Design, and from the University of Southern California with a Masters in Production Design for theatre and film. He has designed sets for the International ... more »

Christopher Taylor (Director of Education)
Academy Staff: Chris is a native of Orlando, FL and is a graduate of the UCF conservatory theatre, where he holds the BFA and MFA degrees in acting. Chris has performed throughout the central Florida region, including tours with Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, Artificial Intelligence INC., Mad Cow Theatre and the Orlando Shakespeare ... more »

Jan Wanless (Lead Costume Design and Construction)
Jan holds a degree in British Literature and Theatre from Whitworth University. She has designed costumes for Civic and many regional productions over the past 28 years. Favorite design shows include "Assassins," "White Christmas," and "Annie Get Your Gun." She is best known for her period gowns and kilt making. ... more »

Rebecca Martin (Box Office Coordinator)
Rebecca has been involved in community theatre for nearly 25 years, beginning as an actor at Cutter Theatre in Metaline Falls, Washington. She additionally served as board secretary/treasurer and was the first paid staff person when the group acquired their own facility. She has enjoyed her relationship with Spokane Civic Theatre since 2004. First ... more »

Deanna Martin (Assistant Box Office Coordinator/Volunteer Coordinator)
Because her mother was pregnant in the "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" show, Deanna can safely say that she's been involved in theater since before she was born. Throughout her early childhood, she was in several shows at the Cutter Theatre in Metaline Falls, WA. CYT's production of "Pocahontas" in 2004 was ... more »

Bryan Durbin (Theatre Master Electrician / Technician)
Bryan is a graduate from Eastern Washington Universtity, BA of Arts in Theatre, and has mostly been seen designing lights or choreographing stage combat. He is currently playing Aramis in The Three Musketeers, is the Fight Choreographer as well.  Bryan’s professional credits include: Lighting designer for The Belle of ... more »

Miranda Larson (Social Media / Marketing Associate)
Miranda joined Civic's staff in February 2014. She moved to the Spokane area in 2004 to attend Eastern Washington University, and now holds two degrees a BA in Communication Studies '08, and a BA in Visual Communication Design '12. Having participated in many sports, band, and community theatre in her youth, Miranda ... more »



  September 2014

Coming Up

Fiddler on the Roof

September 19 - October 19, 2014
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Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

October 17 - November 16, 2014
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The Women

November 1, 2014
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A Christmas Carol: The Musical

November 21 - December 20, 2014
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The Servant of Two Masters

January 16 - February 8, 2015
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