Brint Learned joined Rabbit Run Community Arts Association in 2001 as their first full-time executive director. He has an extensive background in arts administration having worked in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors for over 20 years. While his responsibilities at RRCAA are focused primarily on the administrative and financial aspects of the association, Brint is also responsible for developing new projects as well as choosing the performance season for the historic Rabbit Run Theater. Brint has acted and directed at numerous theaters in the area, including The Fine Arts Association, Rabbit Run Theater, Lake Erie College, The Beck Center, Lakeland Civic Theatre and Ashtabula Arts Center.
Ruth Dorr has been involved with Rabbit Run Theater for 20 years, having held many positions at the theater and now also with RRCAA. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees, and as part of her role as Theater Operations Coordinator, oversees the Box Office, season tickets and the wonderful volunteers of Rabbit Run Theater.
Brendan Sandham oversees the development efforts of RRCAA as well as day-to-day financial aspects of the organization. A graduate of the Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Case Western Reserve University, Brendan has worked with numerous arts orginizations and theaters in the region, both professionally and creatively.
Karen Ziegler oversees the marketing and publicity for RRCAA as well as the group sales for Rabbit Run Theater. During the summer months she also serves as the costume designer for the theater. She holds a Bachelor of Science from Kent State University.
Betty Jean Green was a 1969 founder of the Madison Fine Arts Organization (later renamed Western Reserve Fine Arts Association). She was president of the board of WRFAA during the merger with the Friends of Rabbit Run Theater. At RRCAA she is the Dean of Faculty, teaches piano, organ, and recorder, and directs the Madison Chorale. She is a graduate of Hiram College and taught music in the Painesville Township (Riverside) and the Madison Public School districts.
As well as serving as the Educational Programs Coordinator for RRCAA, Beth Johnson also teaches and conducts the children’s and youth choirs at Rabbit Run. She holds a B.A. in music with a concentration in education from Luther College in Decorah, IA. She has performed professionally with the Bowen Park Opera Company (Chicago), the Erie Opera Theater and the Cleveland Opera with Opera Atelier.
Heather K Hoffman has been in the field of dance for over 30 years. She holds a BFA in dance from Ohio University. In addition to serving as the Director of Dance, she helped start RRCAA’s “Try Me Series” for children. She has choreographed productions for Rabbit Run Theater and several public and private schools in Northeast Ohio.