About Us



James Marietta
President
James Marietta has been associated with Our Town Players for over a year. He recently joined the Board of Directors. Besides helping backstage and building sets, his on stage roles include Professor Bhaer in Little Women, the Indian Great Big Little Panther and Mullins the pirate in Peter Pan. He has also played the Disciple James in The Room Upstairs, as well as many other biblical characters at VBS camps. Super Hero Big Time, Ramsey, Moses, and Jesus are just a few; however, it was the character of Doctor Donut where he perfected his accent. The kids loved it! James volunteers as a church camp counselor and VBS drama bible adventure leader in the summer. He is a member of the Tabernacle Christian Church and helps lead the children's choir. By day, James works in the maintenance and kiln drying departments at MacBeath Hardwoods in Edinburgh, Indiana. Along with acting, James enjoys gardening, woodworking, playing guitar, and weightlifting. Married to his wife Dana, they have one daughter.

Dana Marietta
Vice President
Dana Marietta has also been involved in OTP for about a year. Along with her husband, James, she has recently joined the Board of Directors. Her past OTP productions include the role of Josephine in Little Women, and an Indian Maid in Peter Pan. She has also portrayed Namoi in The Room Upstairs, and various other characters including an astronaut, mad scientist, and Cleopatra for local VBS and Church Camps. With her husband, together they lead the drama bible adventures at the Edinburgh United Methodist Vacation Bible School each year. Dana volunteers as a Girl Scout co-leader, secretary of the GS Redbud Service Unit, camp counselor for the Disciples of Christ Camp in Bedford, IN, unit leader/ assistant at Dellwood Girl Scout Camp, and song leader for the Tabernacle Children's Choir. Her employer is Danzer Veneer Americas in Edinburgh, Indiana where she works in the accounting department. She enjoys singing with the Tabernacle Christian Church Adult Choir, scrapbooking with friends, and trying to keep up with her 10 year old daughter.

Mac MacIntyre
Secretary
Mac has been with OTP for one and a half years now and has worked on mostly lights for the last four shows. He has been in technical theatre for 35 years and has worked on over 200 productions. Most of those productions were with the City College of San Francisco, but Mac has also worked with Edyvean, Indianapolis Civic and Indiana Repertory Theatre.

In addition to Mark Nash he has also worked with Lee Meriwether and Marshall Borden. He has written several plays—four of which have been produced.

Mac appreciates OTP for giving him the opportunity to continue his theatrical experience.


Debbie Jones
Treasurer
Debbie has been with Our Town Players since 1996. She has served on the Board of Directors during many of those years, and has performed onstage and worked behind the scenes. She is active with Buck Creek Players, and along with husband Mike, volunteer at Footlite Musicals. She also performs with Merry Mac Players in Martinsville.

Her interests include reading (Bible Study, history, Things that go bump in the night) and HGTV! She & Mike are proud parents to Matt & Elizabeth.


Mike Jones
Board Member
Mike has been involved with Our Town Players since 1996, and has either appeared on stage or worked behind the scenes in 15 OTP productions to date. Although OTP is his “home” theater, Mike has performed in over 50 plays, musicals and operas at various central Indiana theaters and venues, and currently serves on other theater boards as well. In 2006, Mike appeared in the OTP production “Taking Leave” as Eliot Pryne, a role for which he received an Encore Association nomination for best actor in a drama. His favorite roles include Ebenezer Scrooge in “Scrooge” the musical, Gerard Carriere in “Phantom,” Norman Thayer in “On Golden Pond” and Eliot Pryne in “Taking Leave.” As a senior member of Our Town Players, Mike would like to invite everyone to come join in the fun!


Linda Morse
Board Member
Linda Miller-Morse started in theater back when she was in elementary school. Although she has occasionally been on stage most of her work is backstage. She has worked with costumes, props, set construction, publicity (including programs) and she has even been a part of the orchestra. She is an adjunct for Ivy Tech Community College. She also works for Franklin College as an Educational Supervisor. She has several nieces and nephews in Franklin with more in Michigan and Oregon. She loves to travel with her husband Robbie.

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