Our mission is to pursue excellence in the theater arts and build community through creative innovation, mentoring, and neighborhood involvement. We are composed of a diverse group of artists, and organized by co-directors Pandora Robertson, Sarah Greywitt and Fred Mowery with company members Amanda Lin Boyd and Arwen Mitchell.
PANDORA ROBERTSON (Director) is a 2016 Creative Workforce Fellow. The Creative Workforce Fellowship is a program of the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture. Funding for the Fellowship program is made possible by the generous support of Cuyahoga County residents through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture.
Pandora cofounded OCTP with Fred Mowery and Sarah Greywitt in 2012 and has helped the organization grow with her creative artistic contributions and business administrative skills. By day Pandora is a Senior Database Applications Developer with UTech at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU). She holds a Weatherhead Executive Coaching Certificate and is a volunteer executive coach with CWRU Graduate Studies.
She currently is the Director at Ohio City Theatre Project (OCTP) where she directed and created the January 2016 OCTP/Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) coproduction of Incendiaries. Also for OCTP, she directed and created the May 2014 premiere of Free Radical and The Night Sketchbook. Other recent credits include Mamai Theatre’s production of Woman and Scarecrow (director) (Cleveland Critic Circle Award “Superior Achievement” for direction and play), Theater Ninjas’ production of Melissa James Gibson’s [sic] (director), and Cleveland Shakespeare Festival’s 2013 The Two Gentlemen of Verona (director). She was a CPT Joan Yellen Horvitz 2011-2012 Director Fellow. CPT credits include Meantime Anthopocene (director, creator), 13 Most American Dreams (director, creator), Crash Project (director, creator), Voice Over (director, creator) and Wanderlust: A History of Walking (actor). Cleveland Play House credits include Galileo (choreographer), The Emperor’s Groovy New Clothes (choreographer) and Ferdinand the Bull (choreographer). Pandora has worked extensively in Northeast Ohio as a director, actor, choreographer and dancer, with Great Lakes Theater, Dobama Theatre, Porthouse Theatre, convergence-continuum and Ensemble Theatre. She danced for seven years with Ohio Ballet under the direction of Heinz Poll. Upcoming projects in include Code Breakers (director/creator) for Theater Ninjas’ Broken Codes in May 2016.