Steve Wilson, Executive Director has been administrating, directing, teaching and performing in Colorado for over 30 years. Deeply dedicated to arts education and advocacy, he is overjoyed to join the CenterStage/Tapestry team as Executive Director. He holds an MFA degree in acting from the National Theatre Conservatory (part of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts) and a BFA degree in drama from the University of Southern California. He has extensive experience in senior leadership roles for numerous arts non-profits. He served as Executive Artistic Director for the Mizel Arts and Culture Center (26 yrs.) and Artistic Director for PHAMALY Theatre Company (14 yrs.; featuring differently abled performers). He has served in leadership positions for many boards including the Rehabilitative Rhythms, IDEAs Stage, Colorado Theatre Guild, the Collaborative of the SCFD and Citizens for Arts to Zoo (CATZ). He is also an awarding-winning theatre director with 6 Henry Awards (Colorado’s Tony’s). As an arts educator, he has served as adjunct professor for the Arts and Culture Management program at DU’s University College and a faculty member at the Wolf Theatre Academy, Stage Eleven and St. Mary’s Academy (10 yrs.). He is married to Denver Center Theatre Company actress Leslie O’Carroll and a proud dad of their talented daughter, Olivia – an incoming Freshman at the University of Northern Colorado studying Musical Theatre.
Terry Koelling, Technical Director
As Technical Director for CenterStage, Terry oversees sound and lighting applications for the productions. He draws from his experience as an Electrical and Software Engineer as he continually seeks to improve the technical systems for CSTC. Terry has watched his kids perform for many years in CenterStage shows. Uncomfortable getting up on stage himself, he enjoys playing the part of pulling together the backstage technical aspects of the CSTC productions.
Cammie Kolber, Camp Director
Cammie has been singing and performing for most of her life in many different capacities, including musical theater, opera, and being a singer/songwriter. Most recently, Cammie toured with the international education and performance group Up with People, where she performed throughout the US, Mexico, and Europe. She graduated from CSU with a degree in music education, and is currently teaching K-5 general music at Monaco Elementary School. Cammie has also served as the stage manager, musical director, and director for many CSTC productions and camps. She grew up performing in CSTC productions, and feels so lucky to be able to continue working with such a wonderful group of people.
Ileane Olson, Producer
Ileane holds a BA in History and Philosophy from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She has managed the Box Office and the Costume Closet and volunteers in the dressing rooms during productions with CSTC and Tapestry for more than 18 years. She has co-directed Once on This Island Jr. and has assistant directed on many CSTC shows, including Spring Awakening, Hot Mikado, Cabaret, Fiddler on the Roof, Sound of Music, Les Misérables, Suessical, Oklahoma, and Aladdin Jr. All three of her children grew up in the CSTC theatre and she is very grateful for the wonderful experiences they all enjoyed.
Christina Monsolino, Production and Facility Manager
Christina has a lifelong love of theatre. At a very young age, she was in youth theatre as ensemble and then found her interest in roles of stage manager, set and props, winning a local honor for youth stage manager. For 12 years she also participated in an award winning acapella chorus. Her background includes work in various industries, all in management or coordinator positions. Her passion for Theatre, robust background and ease of multi-tasking and management, shaped her skill set to be a seamless fit for CenterStage/Tapestry Theatre Company.
Melissa Williams - Program Coordinator / Director / Instructor
An active performer and teacher in Colorado, Melissa is at home in front of the footlights as an actor or working backstage as a director, stage manager and designer. She teaches a busy private vocal studio - South Boulder Vocal Studio and was last seen on stage as Margaret White in Carrie the Musical with Longmont Theatre Company. Melissa directed CSTC mainstage productions of Avenue Q, Into the Woods & the regional premiere of A Little Princess and many other camps and CSTC productions. Melissa believes in the power of the performing arts in developing people's confidence, creativity and sense of community.