Springboro Community Theatre
It's not all about acting or directing our shows, it's about building a business that supports the Springboro community! Meet the folks below that make it happen.
Andrew Hackworth has been involved behind the scenes (or in the pit orchestra) for productions since high school. Andrew currently serves as the resident rehearsal pianist for SCT, and has previously served as the Social Media Manager prior to being elected to the Board of Directors. Andrew has been involved with Springboro Community Theatre since 2017, and has also served as Music Director for other area theatres, and played for countless other productions, concerts, and even ballet classes in the Dayton Area.
By day, he serves as a Lead Wealth Advisor for Russell Total Wealth and Wellness in Oakwood, OH. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his husband Wyatt and their Border Collie/ Corgi mix, Cadence.
Scott has done some type of theater beginning in Elementary School and has continued off and on over the years. Spending multiple years in the Army, Scott has been part of many different organizations which he uses all of those experiences to bring to Springboro Community Theater. Scott has done multiple shows doing anything from Acting, to set building, to stage managing. He currently also holds the position of IMPROV Manager. Scott lives in Miamisburg with his wife Rebekah and has 3 kids, Ashley, Tim, Adam. All of which have been involved with theater at one point and time in their lives. To Scott, Theater is life.
After many years directing youth musical theatre and doing other behind the scenes theatre work, Sam returned to the stage for the first time since high school in SCT's production of The Drowsy Chaperone in the spring of 2022, and was thrilled to be elected to the SCT board in July of 2022. Sam has also enjoyed singing with the Springboro Community Choir since its inception in fall of 2019. By day, Sam is an intervention specialist at Lebanon Junior High School where she also co-directs a junior high musical production each year. Outside of theatre, Sam enjoys spending time with friends and family, spoiling all of her honorary nieces and nephews rotten, and reading a good book.
After getting his start in musical theater in high school, Jim continued his vocal studies while obtaining a finance degree from Wright State University. He held soloist and section leader positions in numerous Dayton-area choruses, and appeared with the Air Force Band of Flight and the Dayton United Lutheran Chorale. After completing his MBA, Jim toured professionally with the acapella group he co-founded, Fourth Avenue. He later returned to musical theater, and has won multiple awards for acting, directing, and scenic design. Notable stage credits include Lord Farquaad in Shrek, The Musical, Jerry in The Full Monty, Molokov in Chess, The Musical, and Caiaphas in Jesus Christ Superstar. Directorial credits include Cyrano de Burger Shack, Puffs, and Legally Blonde. Other experiences comprise short films (Forever's End, Oasis), radio commercials (The Hobby Shop, Gigahobby.com, and others), and podcasts (The Hidden People, and Echo Protocol). Jim has been with the theater since 1999, and has been President of the Board of Directors since 2005. He is also the co-host of the annual Christmas in Historic Springboro parade. By day, Jim is a CFA charterholder and portfolio manager. He and his wife, Heather, are Springboro residents, along with their children, Alli and Andrew.
Bekki has been performing since age 8 (starting with piano, guitar, dance, baton, acting). She has been involved in over 9 different community & Army theaters holding various board positions or just volunteering at each one. She was previously employed by USA Bavaria as the Executive Theater Management Specialist for (now shuttered) Grafenwoehr Performing Arts Center.
She has been involved with several local theaters and with DayTony’s since moving back to Ohio in 2015. She has been Vice President of SCT since early 2020.
Bekki lives in Miamisburg with her husband of 30+ years, Scott, together they have 3 adult children (Ashley, Tim, Adam) and their nutty dog Bentley and cat Clawde von Scratch. In her spare time she works at KMC, spends time in the booth doing voice overs and would prefer to be out hiking any day of the week.
Nick has been involved with theatre since he was in high school but after several years off stage, he made his return in 2015 with Playhouse South's production of Shrek. He has been involved with the organization since. He has done several various roles including performer, choreographer, director, stage manager, assistant music director, and producer. Nick has also been a part of the Springboro Community Choir since 2021. For his day job, Nick works as a Talent Development Designer for Kohl's where he facilitates training classes for managers across the country. Outside of work and theatre, Nick enjoys spending time with his friends and spoiling his nieces and nephew.
Mark caught the acting bug in high school and has been on the stage and behind the scenes ever since. Mark has been involved with SCT for close to 9 years, first attending outdoor summer shows at North Park to watch his granddaughters, and then recruited to participate with the Board of Directors. Mark has served as Treasurer for SCT for the last six years. Over the course of 40+ years he has worked on national arena tours as a lighting and sound technician, and as an actor in several educational films. Mark has worked backstage designing lighting and sound for several award winning shows at SCT and other local theaters, receiving a DayTony for his lighting design in She Kills Monsters. Director credits at SCT include the summer show Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Charlotte’s Web, and Marvel Showcase One act plays; Mirror of Most Value: a Ms. Marvel Play and Hammered: a Thor and Loki Play.
By Day, Mark Is a Registered Dietitian and works for the Montgomery County Health Department and consulting dietitian for several organizations. He and his wife, Diana live in West Carrollton and have two grown children Rachel and Scott.
Volunteers and Membership
Meagan has been involved in theater in some way, shape, or form since elementary school and continued through high school, college, and eventually joined at least one community theater in every area she lived. Meagan has held a variety of production positions including: actor, director, stage manager, lights, sound, props, costumer… you name it, she has probably done it somewhere. Meagan was brought to the Dayton area by the US Air Force in 2012, when she fell in love with the area and her husband Jason. After a seven year detour to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and the addition of two kids, Meagan is excited to be back raising her family in the greater Dayton area. During the day, Meagan can be found at AES Ohio leading a team of engineers to support the planning and analysis of the electric grid. Whether onstage or off, Meagan enjoys the unique camaraderie that is formed at a theater and is honored to be in a position to ‘extend the family tree’ and recruit more individuals into the SCT team of volunteers.
Sponsorships and Fundraising
Carrie is thrilled to be a part of the SCT Board which allows her to combine two of her passions…the arts and Springboro! When not selling real estate for BHHS Professional Realty, Carrie spends her time volunteering for many community organizations and events including Expo, Oktoberfest Springboro, ArtFest on Main, Springboro Juneteenth Jubilee, and the Christmas in Springboro parade. She is also the co-host of the local TV show, “Springboro 45066”, with Mayor John Agenbroad. Carrie has appeared on stage with SCT as the host for the “Holiday Jubilee” and "Spring Spectacular" shows. A lifelong resident of Springboro, Carrie enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and cat "Alexander McQueen".