BOARD OF DIRECTORS
KRISTIN GLOEGE MICHELS- PRESIDENT
Kristin Gloege Michels has been dancing since the age of three, and started choreographing as a teenager. She has worked with dance troupes, show choirs and school and community theatre groups over the years. She performed in a professional production of Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in Park City, UT and has been seen on stage in Columbus as ChaCha DiGregorio, Gloria Rasputin and stunt double for the Wicked Witch of the West, among other roles. Kristin choreographed Imagine’s inaugural show, The Wedding Singer, and then took a few years off to have a couple kids. She recently returned to the Imagine family, to choreograph Sister Act. By day Kristin works in HUD multifamily mortgage lending. She lives in Minerva Park with her family and looks forward to serving the theatre community in Columbus.
ESTHER STINSON- VICE PRESIDENT
Esther Stinson has been a part of Central Ohio Community Theatre since 2007. A regular actor in the chorus for Center Stage Players shows such as Footloose (2008), Mame (2008), Sweet Charity (2009), RENT (2011) and The Rocky Horror Show for 5 years straight. Esther was a founding board member of Imagine, serving as the first board Vice-President and later President. While on the board, Esther has also served on production teams, including stage managing Imagine's inaugural show The Wedding Singer and assistant directing Spring Awakening. She works at BJ's Brewhouse and is pleased to once again be a part of Imagine leadership.
ED EBLIN- TREASURER
Ed Eblin is no stranger to local community theatre in Central Ohio. Ed is one of the founders of Imagine Productions, where he initially served as President of the board and is currently in the role of Treasurer. Prior to his affiliation with Imagine, Ed was a board member and the Artistic Director for Center Stage Players from 2003 through 2010. He has been affiliated with numerous productions as an actor, director, stage manager, and in other technical capacities. When he is not busy with his theatre hobby, he is a high school math teacher at Eastland Career Center in Groveport. He also is an adjunct instructor for Columbus State Community College. He resides in the Short North with his partner, Ryan, and their two dogs Jack and Haley.
CORRINE BUUCK- SECRETARY
Corrine Buuck has been doing theater since middle school and has been part of the community theater since 2014. Corrine is a proud graduate at New Albany High School, The Eastland Performing Arts Program, and The Ohio Media School. Some shows she has done with Imagine include Rocky Horror Picture Show (Chorus), Jesus Christ Superstar (Apostle), The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (Beatrice), and Avenue Q (Chorus). Some other shows she has done outside of Imagine include Hairspray (Gym Teacher/Chorus), Little Shop of Horrors (Chorus/Puppeteer), and Leaving Iowa (Mrs. Johnson/Jamie). Outside performing, she is a meteorologist for WZMO radio in Marion and is an actor at Great Room Escape. She also loves to make videos and loves to spend time with her friends and family. Corrine has a wonderful boyfriend name Douglas (who you can also see act on stage sometimes) and has a crazy dog name Daisy.
JERRI SHAFER- BOARD MEMBER
Jerri’s love of theatre started by capturing her daughter in shows around Columbus. This grew into photographing most all of Columbus’ theatre as a side business. During the day she is a Regulatory Compliance Officer for the Cancer Clinical Trials at Ohio State University. Previous board experience includes serving on the Friends of the Davis board and President of the ACTV Channel 21 Producers Advisory Committee. Jerri is thrilled to be a part of the Imagine board. When asked how she can capture all the shows she does, Jerri says it’s all because of the love and support of her husband, Mike Shafer!
TODD HOLLAND- BOARD MEMBER
Todd Holland has been active in the Central Ohio community theatre scene since 2006. Active both on stage and off stage, he has performed in Center Stage Players production of Grease (Roger) and City of Angles (Stone). He played Rod in the Columbus premiere of Avenue Q with Imagine Productions and played Dan in the Columbus premiere of Next To Normal with Shots In The Dark Independent Theatre Company. He also played the Priest in Evolution Theatre Company’s production of Bare and was Assistant Director for the Columbus premiere of Sister Act. Todd previously served as Imagine’s Board President and Artistic Director. He currently serves as Imagine's Vice President and Executive Director. Todd has a Master of Science in Nursing from The Ohio State University and practices here in Columbus as a Nurse Practitioner.