Matthew Wardell

Matthew Wardell

CEO and Artistic Director

Driven to make impacts on the broader community and to be a catalyst for growth, Matt has extensive experience as a orchestra conductor, educator, Artistic Director, Chief Executive, and has been instrumental in significant, multi-million dollar arts fund-raising campaigns. Believing we owe our communities much, he successfully ran for public office in 2015 and was elected as a member of Ocala, Florida’s City Council, a position he was re-elected to in September of 2019. He is enthusiastic about the future of orchestral music in the world.

Pamela Calero Wardell

Pamela Calero Wardell

Executive Director

Casey Fritz

Casey Fritz

Director of Theatre Operations

James Hartley

James Hartley

Director of Business Operations

Leighton Okus

Leighton Okus

Business Development Manager

Adam Volpe

Adam Volpe

Operations Manager, Marion Theatre

Emma Watson

Emma Watson

Assistant Theatre Manager, Marion Theatre

Savannah Silliman

Savannah Silliman

Marketing Manager

Mary Kelley Hoppe

Mary Kelley Hoppe

Box Office and Volunteer Coordinator

Vickie Doss

Vickie Doss

Production Coordinator

Michael Arvay

Michael Arvay

Production Assistant