executive director

Brint Learned

Brint Learned joined Rabbit Run Community Arts Association in 2001 as their first full-time executive director. He has an extensive background in arts administration having worked in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors for over 20 years. While his responsibilities at RRCAA are focused primarily on the administrative and financial aspects of the association, Brint is also responsible for developing new projects as well as choosing the performance season for the historic Rabbit Run Theater. Brint has acted and directed at numerous theaters in the area, including The Fine Arts Association, Rabbit Run Theater, Lake Erie College, The Beck Center, Lakeland Civic Theatre and Ashtabula Arts Center.

Theater Operations Coordinator

Ruth Dorr

Ruth Dorr has been involved with Rabbit Run Theater for 20 years, having held many positions at the theater and now also with RRCAA. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees, and as part of her role as Theater Operations Coordinator, oversees the Box Office, season tickets and the wonderful volunteers of Rabbit Run Theater.

Marketing / Publicity / Group Sales

Karen Ziegler

Karen Ziegler oversees the marketing and publicity for RRCAA as well as the group sales for Rabbit Run Theater. She holds a Bachelor of Science from Kent State University.

Dean of Faculty

Betty Jean Green

Betty Jean Green was a 1969 founder of the Madison Fine Arts Organization (later renamed Western Reserve Fine Arts Association). She was president of the board of WRFAA during the merger with the Friends of Rabbit Run Theater. At RRCAA she is the Dean of Faculty, teaches piano, organ, and recorder, and directs the Madison Chorale. She is a graduate of Hiram College and taught music in the Painesville Township (Riverside) and the Madison Public School districts.


Marion Carrel – Beginning Band, Saxophone, Clarinet
Kara Cervelli – Dance Instructor
Carol Fleming Chenoweth – Oboe, Woodwinds
Heather Felden – Dance Instructor
Linda Hazel – Piano, Keyboard
Greg Hillis -Brass
Hannah Green Hrutkay -Dance Instructor

Debbie Inks – Voice, Piano, Keyboard
Beth Johnson – Voice

Danielle Jones – Voice, Windwinds
Dr. Carol Linsenmeier – Viola, Suzuki Violin, Violin, Fiddle, Cello
Jonna Mazza
Jordan NovitskyDance instructor
Jerod Nunley – Percussion
Maggie Runyon – Dance instructor
Mark Porostosky – Guitar, Mandolin, Bass Guitar, Ukulele
Nancy Nelson-Brotz Visual Art
Tommie Wittmann – Woodwinds