Audrey Francis | she/her/hers

Michael Patrick Thornton | he/him/his

Who We Are

Grace Bolander*, Interim Artistic Director, Interim Marketing Director | she/her/hers

Daniel Washelesky, Managing Director | he/him/his

Will Quam*, Literary Manager | he/him/his

Sydney Watt, Director of Development | she/her/hers


Company Members

Grace Bolander* | she/her/hers

Alex Elam* (Co-Founder) | she/her/hers

Cory Hardin* (Co-Founder) | he/him/his

Evelyn Landow | she/her/hers

Jasmine Manuel | she/her/hers

Will Quam* | he/him/his

Daniel Washelesky | he/him/his

*Denotes Founding Member

What We Do

It is The Passage Theatre's mission to tell great stories with truth and simplicity. We hope to create community and to inspire our audiences to move through life deliberately.

Artistic Director Cory Hardin and founding company member Alex Elam met as ensemble members in the 2017 School at Steppenwolf. Inspired by the same passion for timely, ensemble-based theatre, Cory and Alex decided to found The Passage Theatre a month into the program. After adding Marketing Director Grace Bolander and Literary Manager Will Quam to the team, TPT was officially founded.

board members

Brent Ervin-Eickhoff | he/him/his

Jennifer Kiehl | she/her/hers

Christina Lepri | she/her/hers


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