Schultz Curtain's New OCTA Rep

Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018, 5:50pm

Heather Schultz is the new Curtain Players representative to the Ohio Community Theatre Association.

Schultz, the Curtain Players treasurer, takes over the post from Doug Browell who has been serving for several seasons. Schultz has directed three Curtain Players productions, including Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, which won 9 regional and 4 state OCTA awards in 2017. Schultz recently appeared as Lenny in Crimes of the Heart, and serves on the end-of-season celebration committee.

Schultz will be the liaison between Curtain Players and OCTA, the statewide community theatre advocacy, education, and networking organization. As representative, Schultz attends regional OCTA meetings and statewide events, and handles arrangements for any Curtain Players involvement in regional and statewide conferences.

According to its website, OCTA’s purpose shall be to promote excellence and creativity in live theatre by providing its members educational opportunities for growth in artistic and technical aspects of theatre, and to promote community awareness and understanding of, and access to, live theatre alone or in conjunction with other arts organizations, educational institutions and other theatre organizations.

The Ohio Community Theatre Association offers its member theatres resources such as: guide/respondent program, script library, resource directory, workshops, scholarships, festivals, awards, and networking opportunities.