Managing Producer

Josh Landis

Josh has been performing, teaching, directing and choreographing for over fifteen years. His passion for the performing arts is seen through the care he takes for his students and performers both on and off stage. His award winning choreography has been seen from churches and high schools to professional stages. He is also one of the founding producers for Cleveland’s own Schultz and Schultz Production Company. Josh holds a B.A. in Dance from Eastern University where he specialized with theatre as well.  He loves taking the time to perfect his own craft by being on stage, taking class and dancing around his living room with his two boys, Gabe and Eli, his daughter Selah.

Directing Staff


Meri Sikora

Meriel has been teaching acting, dance, and improv for over 15 years. She has a degree in Theater Performance from Huntington University in Huntington, IN and has acted with professional companies in Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio.  Directing credits include Children’s Letters to God at BTOTS and A Christmas Story at Olmsted Performing Arts. She loves introducing the magic of live theater to students of all ages. Now in her sixth year as Education Director at BTOTS.




And Allen - President

Jeff Smith

Fran Vozar

Beth Adams

Kathy DiFranceso

Rich Spinner

Are you interested in helping shape the future of AFDA? Please contact our Board President, Andi Allen at afdaberea@gmail.com.