Who we are

Artistic Staff



Rachel Aanstad – Artistic Director

  • MFA in Theater Scenography (Set, costume, and lighting design)
  • BA in Environmental Building Design.

Rachel retired from a 25 year architectural career to go back to graduate school and become a professional Shakespeare Nerd. She participated in community theater as a performer in her youth but now prefers to work behind the scenes. Her decades of experience managing large construction projects assists her in coordinating complex theater productions.


Mark Aanstad – Technical Director

Mark is a talented and experienced custom woodworker and general handy dude with over 20 years experience. He currently works for Figure Plant building multi-media custom set pieces and displays for clients such as Nike and OMSI.


Jessy Brown – Chief Strategist

Collaborator at Mister Gnogiurzauchshoff’s Traveling Midway of Curiosities and Delights, Owner-operator at Psychedelic Friendship Bingo and Collaborator/Midway Bazarre at M. T. Pockets Traveling Midway of Curiosities and Delights.