Artistic Director



Artistic Director


Linda Anderson

Executive Director

Rapid City

Dan Workman

Artistic Director

Sioux Falls

Deb Workman

Director of Education

Sioux Falls

Darla Drew Lerdal

Communications & Sales Director

Rapid City

​​​Jen Luke

Company Manager

Education Program Coordinator

Sioux Falls

Kevin Earlywine & Jacqueline DeGraff

Actor/Tour Directors Dakota Players

Kristal Georgopoulos

Administrative Assistant

Jon Kern

IT & Media Manager

Board of Directors





Past President

Todd Brink:

Attorney, Black Hills Corporation, Rapid City

Holly Knox-Perli:

Onboarding Nurse Educator, Regional Health, actor / community volunteer, Rapid City

JoVayne Cappa:

Retired Investment Professional Wells Fargo/Finance Chair, Rapid City

Rose Ann Hofland:

Director of Learning, Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls

Lia Green:

Former CEO & President Rushmore Radio, Rapid City

Dr. Larry Schou:

Dean of the College of Fine Arts, USD, Vermillion



Jonathan Allender-Zivic:

Assistant Professor, University of South Dakota - Vermillion

Corey Brown:

Senior Legislative Analyst Sanford Health - Sioux Falls

Dr. Lisa Brown:

Physician, Custer Regional Hospital - Custer

Natalie Frost:

Attorney, USD grad, community volunteer - Rapid City

Dr. Tom Geu:

Dean & Professor USD Law School - Vermillion

Betsy Groves:

LaMont Enterprises, Whitewood Partnership - Rapid City

Dr. James Johnson:

Distinguished Professor Emeritus SDSU/Former Director SDSU Theatre & Prairie Repertory Company - Brookings

Monni Karim:

Analyst for Black Hills Energy - Rapid City

Wade Lampert:

McDonald Supply - Rapid City 

Shawn Lyons:

Former Executive Director South Dakota Retailers Association - Pierre

Dr. Donald Massa:

Dentist - Hot Springs

Colleen Marsh Olson:

Voiceover Actor - Kansas City 

Mark Meersman:

Asst. General Manager Independent Living Community, Rapid City/BHP Alumni Association Liaison - Rapid City

Gary Merkel:

Former Physical Therapist Veteran's Administration/Physical Plant Chair - Hot Springs

Eileen Rossow:

Owner Peregrine Point Bed & Breakfast - Rapid City

Mary Schnell:

Compliance Officer, First Interstate Bank - Rapid City

Victor Shonk:

USD Assistant Professor of Theatre, Scenic Designer - Vermillion

Sharla Steever:

Learning Specialist, Technology in Education - Rapid City

The Black Hills Playhouse, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to deliver exceptional theatre programs that engage diverse people and strengthen South Dakota communities.


They may be purchased at the BHP, at most entrances of the Park and online HERE.

Theatre Address:

24834 S. Playhouse Road,

Custer, SD 57730

Mailing Address Rapid City:

PO Box 2513

Rapid City, SD  57709

Mailing Address Sioux Falls:

809 Elmwood

Sioux Falls, SD  57103

Box Office Hours:

Tuesday - Friday

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Box Office: 605.255.4141

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BHP Campus Photos: Colleen Marsh Olson

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