Meet the Staff
Theatre Director, Katie Arber
Katie is a proud member of Actors Equity and is a Resident Artist with The Human Race Theatre Company. At the Human Race Theatre she has performed as Kate Monster/Lucy in Avenue Q, Gertrude McFuzz in Seussical, Shelby in The Spitfire Grill, Deb in Ordinary Days, and Woman in Five Course Love. Katie has also performed with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra as a soloist in the Broadway Pops concerts, Pirates of the Philharmonic, and the PhilharMonster. Regional and New York credits include: The National Tour of Footloose, Beauty and the Beast at the St.Louis Muny, Off Broadway: Boobs the Musical, and her first one woman show at Danny’s Skylight Room.
She graduated with a BFA in Musical Theatre from Otterbein College and got her teaching degree after returning from New York. Katie worked at the college level at Wright State University as an adjunct professor in their theatre department and directed an abridged version of the musical The Secret Garden for their MAPP program for young inspiring performers ages 12-18. She started her teaching career at Alter High School in Dayton where she met her husband Andrew. Katie continues to do private coaching’s in acting, voice, college prep as well as workshops and summer theatre camps all over the State.
Performing Arts Auditorium Manager/Technical Director, Scott J. Kimmins
Mr. Kimmins was formerly the Technical Director at The Human Race Theatre Company in Dayton, OH. Over his 20 year tenure, Mr.Kimmins built over 170 professional productions for The Loft stage as well as shows presented in the Victoria Theatre and the Schuster Performing Arts Center. He designed scenery for over 20 productions professionally, including companies such as The Human Race Theatre Company, The Yellowman Theatre Company, and Sweetwood Productions. Mr. Kimmins attended Wright State University, where he studied Theatrical Set Design and Technical Direction
Mr.Kimmins currently lives in Dayton, OH with his wife, Carly. He has 2 sons – Ian, who is attending Hanover College, and Emery, who is attending school in Yellow Springs.
Mr. Kimmins is looking forward to leading and working side by side with the talented Tech Crew members to continue producing the best work possible on the stage here at Indian Hill High School.