Staff and Board

To reach the Inge Center offices: 620-332-5491 or info@ingecenter.org

William Inge Center Staff

Hannah Joyce

Hannah Joyce

Producing Artistic Director
She/her
Hannah Joyce is the William Inge Center for the Arts producing artistic director as well as the director of membership and education programs at the Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis. Hannah has developed the new work... Read more
Amanda White

Amanda White

Managing Director
She/her
Amanda is proud and delighted to be back at the Inge Center, a place she has long considered an artistic home. This is one of several roles Amanda has played at the Inge Center: she... Read more
Dee Molnar-Byrd

Dee Byrd-Molnar

Events Manager
She/her
Dee Byrd-Molnar is thrilled to be here in Kansas, and working as a part of the William Inge Center. Dee relocated to Kansas in 2020, having spent the previous 20 years in New York City,... Read more
Ashley Hovell

Ashley Hovell

Artist Relations Coordinator
She/her
Ashley Hovell (she/her) is an actor/director based out of Minneapolis. She graduated with a bachelor’s in theater performance from UW-Lacrosse in 2013 and has been living and working in the Twin Cities ever since. Ashley... Read more
Shannon TL Kearns

Shannon TL Kearns

Inge Festival Volunteer Coordinator
He/him
Shannon TL Kearns was a recipient of the Playwrights’ Center Jerome Fellowship in 20/21, a playwright in residence at the Inge House in 2021, a Lambda Literary Fellow for 2019, and a Finnovation Fellow for... Read more
Joel Williams

Joel Williams

Technical Director
He/him
Joel Williams, a Kansas native, spent the last seven years as the Technical Director at Technical Theatre at Woodward Academy. Prior to his time there he served as the Theatrical Designer at Ottawa University. Williams... Read more

Board of Directors

Officers

Lea Shepard, President
Mike Wood, Vice President
Kym Kays, Secretary
Tom Sewell, Treasurer

Additional members

Gigi Bolt
Jackson Bryer
Ken Brown
Paula Kirchmaier Brown
Tim Emert
Kevin Mahan
Lisa Wilson
Jack Wright
Todd Young

Ex officio members

Dr. Vincent Bowhay
Hannah Joyce
Bruce Peterson
Sarah Owens

Trust officer

Janet Tucker, Community National Bank

Steering Committee

The William Inge Center Steering Committee is comprised of area residents who provide vital feedback and planning ideas.

Members

Liz Bennin
Amy Bloomfield
Bruce Peterson
Leslie Coder
Keith Confer
Val DeFever
Hayley Hinthorn
Kym Kays
Paul Molnar
Meagan Moore
Heather Mydosh
Stacy Near
Sarah Owens
Liz Reynolds
Courtlynn Rose
Lea Shepard
Leseley Simpson
Tabatha Snodgrass
Joel Williams
Lisa Wilson
Marg Yaroslaski
Todd Young