Steven J. Heron

Executive & Artistic Director

Steven, originally from Hayden, Alabama, joined the Titusville Playhouse in July 2011. A graduate from Auburn University, he worked as a performer for many years off-Broadway, regionally and nationally on cruise ships. Since he made his way to Florida, Steven has helped grow the Playhouse into what it is today, with the help of the amazing staff. In addition to being Executive Artistic Director, he sometimes appears in shows. Outside of work, Steven lives with his partner, Stewart, and their two lovable dogs, Dotty and Rona.

Favorite Show: La Cage aux Folles

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Page Howard

Patron Experience Director

Page Howard joined the Titusville Playhouse staff in April 2013, as a part-time box office associate. Over the years, her responsibilities have grown along with her dedication to the Playhouse. Page practically grew up in a planetarium and has spent most of her years working for non-profits. She has been happily married to her husband, Mark, since 1995, and they have had the joy of raising two amazing children together.

Favorite show: Little Shop of Horrors

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Niko Stamos

Associate Artistic Director & Education Director

Niko Stamos took the long drive to the Space Coast from Maryland in August 2015 after graduating with a Bachelor’s in theatre & minor in music from James Madison University. He was the first intern at the Playhouse and fell in love with the magic. Niko now resides as the Associate Artistic Director & Education Director. He loves getting to work with the community to create beautiful art and watch his students fall in love with the theatre as he did many years ago. When not at the theatre, Niko spends time with his lovable pup Maisey (as seen onstage as Bruiser Woods in Legally Blonde the musical) and facetiming his big fat Greek family.

Favorite Show: The Inheritance

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Marcia Gaedcke

Development Director

Marcia Gaedcke is Development Director at the Titusville Playhouse and a lifetime resident of Titusville and Brevard County. Prior to her role at the theatre, she served as President of the Titusville Area Chamber of Commerce for 24 years. She is a passionate leader and a serial volunteer, concerned about the future of our community and economy, and she is willing to roll up her sleeves and work for the betterment of Brevard.

Favorite Show: The Phantom of the Opera

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Spencer Crosswell

Resident Music Director & Sound Designer

Spencer has been working with the Titusville Playhouse for over a decade now. He served as a contracted music director before joining as a full-time staff member in 2018. Spencer has been a music director and keyboard programmer for theatres throughout Florida and New York. He currently also serves as resident sound designer for the theatre.

Favorite Show: Anything Sondheim

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Jordyn Linkous

Resident Costume, Wig Designer & Rental Coordinator

Jordyn has been working in the business of show for 15 years, and he has been at the Playhouse since 2019. Originally from Virginia, he made his way to New York City to attend the American Musical and Dramatic Arts Academy. Since then, he has been fortunate to perform all over the world including right here at the Playhouse. He initially came in as an out of town contracted performer in 2018 for The Rocky Horror Show. All of his luggage was already here, so he decided to stay. His passion for the arts, wigs, sequins, rhinestones, glitter…. basically everything and anything that sparkles led him to his current position. When not performing or behind a sewing machine or wig stand, he spends time with his French Bulldog, Luna. He is humbled and grateful to be onboard with such an amazing collection of uniquely talented and creative artists here at the playhouse.

Favorite Show: Hedwig and the Angry Inch

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Eric Norton

Technical Director & Special Effects Supervisor

Davis Vande Steeg

Master Electrician, Lighting Designer & Show Operator

Davis Vande Steeg, originally from Pella, Iowa, has been the Master Electrician and Show Operator at the Playhouse since 2022 and enjoys the diverse selection of shows put on. In his free time, he enjoys disc golfing, golfing, discovering new breweries and cooking.

Favorite Show: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

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Kaylee Kilgore

Prop Master & Scenic Charge

Nikki Johnson

Office Staff & House Manager

Emma Howard

House Manager

Emma grew up performing and volunteering at the Playhouse. Now, she’s a senior studying journalism at the University of Florida. During her time off from school, she is proud to work part time at the theatre helping make the magic happen any way she can!

Favorite Show: Hairspray

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Brittany Morra

House Manager

Samantha Grace Sostak

Office Staff & House Manager Intern

Sam has been doing theater for what feels like her whole life(since she was 5)! Born and raised in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, but has very recently moved to Titusville from Celebration, Florida. She’s done theater all around Central Florida, but her highlights include her roles here at Titusville Playhouse(Judy Bernly in 9 to 5 and Suzy Simpson in The Marvelous Wonderettes)! Samantha is so excited to join the team at the Playhouse and can’t wait for the amazing season ahead!

Favorite show- Little Women

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Anthony Gjelaj

Actor/Technician Intern

Anthony Gjelaj is an actor, singer, and performer from New York City, who is excited to currently be on contract at the Titusville Playhouse for the 2024/2025 season. Anthony recently graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre. Anthony has most recently appeared as Virgil and Mischa U/S in “Ride the Cyclone,” Paul in “The Marriage of Bette and Boo,” Professor Harold Hill in “The Music Man,” and Billy U/S in “Carrie.”

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Garrett Holt

Actor/Technician Intern

Garrett Holt(Actor/Tech) is excited to be performing at the Titusville Playhouse. He recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Theatre from Middle Tennessee State University. Where he enjoyed roles such as Herr Schultz/Cabaret, Colonel Brandon/ Sense and Sensibility, and Stephano/ The Tempest.

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Kara Jean Spindle

Actor/Technician Intern

Kara Jean Spindle (KJ), originally from Waynesville, North Carolina is so thrilled to be spending the year working at Titusville Playhouse! She just graduated with her BFA in Musical Theatre and Dance from Western Carolina University. She is looking forward to learning more about the theatre onstage and offstage. Some of her favorite roles have been Constance Blackwood in Ride The Cyclone and Margot in Legally Blonde.

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Laurellei Veasey

Assistant Stage Management Intern

Laurellei is from Alabama where she went to school for theatre at Jacksonville State University. Her degree is in performance but she fell in love with the technical side during her schooling. She’s worked in many different areas as stage manager, props assistant, light designer, producer, etc. She is really excited and grateful to hone her craft while she is here during this wonderful season!

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Helouise Duna

Costume Assistant Intern

Meghan Osborne

Facilities Staff

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