Phone : 902-275-3933 

Our People

Our Team

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Executive Director

Andrew Chandler

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Front of House Manager

Anne Koloff

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Marketing Lead

Lynn Pettypiece

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Production Manager / Technical Director

Ray Moschuk

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Krystle O’Brien

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Our Board

The Chester Playhouse is owned and operated by a volunteer board of directors, drawn from dedicated and invested members of our community. They meet monthly to oversee and provide strategic leadership to guide the direction of the Playhouse. Board members typically serve a 3-year team, beginning at our March Annual General Meeting.

If you are interested in serving the Chester Playhouse as a Board Member, please send a note to the Playhouse Board Executive by email at

Our Executive


Sara Filbee

Vice Chair

Tom Boyne


matthew ross


gavin brimer

Our Board Members

Carol Dodds

kathy mcnab

issie patterson

Alan jeffers

frank v. metzger

kirby putnam

Kirk Macculloch

emily mosher

guy skipworth

alison Mceachern

Join Our Team

The Chester Playhouse is an artistic hub, specializing in the presentation of exceptional live performances, which serves the Municipality of Chester, including the village of Chester and surrounding communities. Operating since 1939, we have been a home for music, theatre, films, comedy, speakers and emerging community performances, and continue to present world-class artists from “around the corner” and around the world. Following a fire which damaged our existing Playhouse building, we are quickly pivoting to a “satellite” context, presenting live shows in various venues across our community, in a program we’re calling the “Playhouse Without Walls”.

We are committed to welcoming applicants with disabilities at any stage of the hiring process, and eager to support these individuals in any way that helps them.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At the Chester Playhouse, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.  The Chester Playhouse is eager to provide opportunities to applicants from all backgrounds, and is eager to accommodate the right person who brings a unique viewpoint to our organization.  We encourage all interested parties to reach out if they are interested, to discuss how we can best accommodate your application.

Current Openings

technical director

The Chester Playhouse invites applications for the role of Technical Director.

For those who love working behind the scenes, shining the spotlight, and creating the perfect setting for a performance, this may be the opportunity you have been waiting for. Join us for the chance to work in the brand new, state-of-the-art Chester Playhouse with all LED lighting, professional quality film projection and sound, a variable acoustic system to accommodate various needs, and an environmentally-conscious, energy efficient design.  

We are seeking a knowledgeable, reliable, enthusiastic, and curious technician to oversee all areas of technical production for the Playhouse’s year-round programming. This is a salaried position with variable hours, (based largely around programming in evenings and weekends), with some regular hours devoted to preparations, meetings, consultation and maintenance.  

Click the button below for the complete details of this position and how to apply.