Meet The Team
Fixer and builder. Always ready for a challenge - the bigger, the better. Knows theatre transforms lives and the importance of access for all.
Artistic Director, Actor
The fuel behind the artistic vision of the BHP and Dakota Players founder. Passion for the BHP goes beyond words.
Director of Education
A true believer in every person's abilities and superpowers. Leads the way with kindness. Creator of opportunities and magic.
Associate Director, Actor
Great thinker, dedicated to the business of the Black Hills Playhouse in Custer State Park. Works diligently to strengthen and preserve the Playhouse.
Associate Director of Education
Katryna Preston Lowery
Soft spoken but mighty, chock full of fun ideas with creativity that knows no bounds. Believes that all people thrive through art.
Director of Development, Actor
Has raised thousands for the Playhouse, believes our customers are the best, actor extraordinaire, with a green thumb.
Dakota Players Actor/Director
Creative problem-solver with a positive attitude and flexible mindset. Gifted actor, educator, and sound/lighting designer.
Dakota Players Actor Director
Abby Rose Schwedhelm
Organizer extraordinaire with a fire for theatre. Wants everyone to feel empowered and successful in everything they do.
Very passionate with a can do attitude to make things previously thought impossible, possible. Makes a difference with advocacy for all.
A dreamer and self-starter who loves the adventure of life and family. Works from the heart to celebrate those around her. The Theatre is where it's at for her!