Olathe Civic Theatre Association | Special Thanks
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Special Thanks


OCTA would like to thank those individuals and organizations who generously support the work of this theatre. Ticket sales only cover a portion of the costs to produce the shows you love to see and be in, as well as to maintain our nearly 150-year-old historic building. The following list includes supporters of operations, programming, and capital support.  If you’d like to see your name on this list, read more about supporting OCTA here. Our warmest appreciation and deepest gratitude goes out to:



ANGEL ($10,000+)


The Sunderland Foundation


FOUNDER ($5,000+)

John & Eleanor Beadle

Gill Studios

The Gilman Family


PRODUCER ($1,000+)


Ted Collins & Jo Bledsoe-Collins

Kansas Department of Commerce Creative Arts Industries Commission

Angie & Peter Leondedis

Dr. John J. & Constance K. Murphy

Olathe Arts Alliance

Prosperity Advisory Group


DIRECTOR ($500+)


Derrick Freeman/United Health Group

Pam & Mike Haskin

Olathe Junior Service League

Curtis Rapue & Mike Karstens

Jessie Salsbury


PATRON ($100+)

Bob & Petra Allen

Dean & Karen Arzoian

Loralee Baker-Rapue

Corinne & Jon Bakker

Vida Bikales

Debbie Blinn

Paul B. Brennan

Chip & Deborah Buckner

Thomas E. & Marilyn Carroll

Eldon Conyne

Robert Curry

Craig & Rebecca Dempsey

Mark Dvorak

DK Evenson

Dana & Doris Field

Tracy Fox

Larry Goodman

Dr. & Mrs. David E. Graham

Dr. & Mrs. David E. Graham

Dennis Hayden

Dalton Homolka

Jeff & Tamra Hunter

Paula Hurt

Tom & Sue Hutcheson

Mary E. Huwe

Johnson County Tax Group

Jim & Julie Joyce

Michael Juncker

Edward & Sheila Keating

Andy & Candy Kling

Carrie & Patrick Lenahan

Peter D. & Linda M. Levin

Rita & Tim Marks

Kaye & Bob Martin

Kathleen Marx

Ken & Sharon Mason

Lauren McDonnell

Beth Naparstek

Barbara Nichols

Lin & Roger Rhoades

Connie Richards

David Sandvig

Charlene & Max Skidmore

Connie Snider

Sean Tevis

Nancy Wallerstein

John & Beverly Wittenborn


SPONSOR ($50+)

Cast of The Drowsy Chaperone

Jay & Sonja Coombes

Vicky DeLaughder

Clark & Penny Eschliman

Joyce Halford

Sharon L. Hartgrove

Janet Hartley

Larry & Barbara James

Stan & Pam Jasinskas

Marilyn Kohlmeyer

Philip Leonard

Gus & Judy Noll

Jessica Pelski

Donald Siefert

Carol Sloan

Stephen & Diane Turek

Dr. Wilma B. Wilcox

Judith Zivanovic



Phyllis Alaimo

Patricia & Brian Bass

Katie Bettis

Candy Birch

Carolyn Carolson

Bob & Lenet Compton

Dennis Elliott

Lee & Linda Finch

Stephanie Kassen

Charlie Kinerk

Tom & Katie Marsh

Landis Merrill

Sheree Murphy

Robert & Joyce Slater


Donations listed were made between August 2017 and October 2018. Contribution listing includes program, operations, and capital supporters.