Marybeth is in her 16th season with Charleston Stage. She has a degree in theatre/performance from the University of South Florida. She has worked as an actor in professional theatres throughout the Southeast before settling in Charleston in 1994. Before joining Charleston Stage, she was a theatre instructor at the Charleston County School of the Arts for middle and high school students. She currently oversees all Charleston Stage education programs, including the Professional Resident Acting Company, after school classes and outreach workshops.
Julian Wiles is a director, playwright, scenic and lighting designer who has been delighting theatergoers with imagination and originality since he founded Charleston Stage in 1978. Wiles is credited with creating over a dozen original plays and adaptations for the company during its 32 year history, in addition to the 200 plays and musicals that have been produced under his direction.
TheatreWings Instructor and Costume Designer
Barbara is currently in her 29th season with Charleston Stage. She has a history degree from the College of Charleston and has taught public education in both Berkley and Charleston County Schools. Before coming to Charleston Stage, she was Youth Director for Martin Luther Church and taught Sunday school classes for all ages. Her original responsibilities at Charleston Stage included both Prop Master and Costume Designer. Currently she is teaching our TheatreWings Apprentices all aspects of costuming a production, from design to storage.