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NET Staff 2012

New Edgecliff Theatre is supported by a small group of dedicated individuals with diverse backgrounds. Together, they contribute their unique skills and enthusiasm to help our organization thrive.

The Staff of New Edgecliff Theatre

Jim StumpMarta Backman 

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Jim Stump
Producing Artistic Director

Mr. Stump is well known and respected in the Cincinnati theatre community. He earned his B.A. in Theatre from Indiana University and went on to graduate from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York. As a performer, he has appeared frequently on multiple area stages, including Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Know Theatre, Stage First, New Stage Collective, the Carnegie Theatre, Human Race Theatre, as well as New Edgecliff. He served as President of the League of Cincinnati Theatres from 2005-09, and continues as member-at-large. He’s chalked up administrative theatre experience with such organizations as Cincinnati Costume Company, Cincinnati Arts Association, Madcap Productions and The Whodunnit? Players.
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Marta Backman
Production Stage Manager

Marta is currently in her second season with New Edgecliff Theatre as Production Stage Manager.