Board of Directors

Maru Garcia, Ph.D.

Maru has been acting and directing for over 30 years now. She has a Bachelor’s in Art from UNAM in Mexico City, specializing in directing. During her artistic career, she has had the opportunity to lead and manage Grupo Bochinche in Mexico City as well as The 73rd. Avenue Theatre Company in Westminster, CO and The Wheat Ridge Theatre Company in Wheat Ridge, CO. Maru has participated in more than 100 plays as actor and/or director. She has also had the opportunity to act in a few films and some TV. She obtained her Doctorate in Organizational Leadership in 2019.

Selena A. Naumoff

Selena has a BA in Theatre Arts, Selena has taught theatre classes, directed live productions, and performed in theatre and film. She is active in theatre all over the Denver Metro area and sits on the Board of Directors for the Wheat Ridge Theatre Company. Stage credits include The Odd Couple (Olive), The Language Archive (Emma), Annie (Miss Hannigan), Up the Down Staircase (Bea Schacter), and Into the Woods (Lucinda). Film credits include Martha in Evie at Eighteen and an interviewee in Ringers: Lord of the Fans. 

Mellisa Taylor

Mellisa has been involved with community theater off and on throughout her life. She loves the opportunity to interact with others, whether it's as an actor, stage manager or director. She was a member of the Board of Directors for The 73rd. Avenue Theatre Company from 2009 to 2012.

Jim Hayes

Jim join the Board of Directors at Wheat Ridge Theatre Company in 2021. Since retiring from the legal field in 2019, Jim has performed in community theater productions in the Denver area. His most recent shows include Polar Express, Skullduggery, & Perfect Mother. He can also be seen monthly in the Denver Dinner Detective murder mystery shows.

Participating as a member of the Board of Directors is by invitation only.  If you are interested in being considered to participate please send us an email with a Letter of Interest.  All applications will be considered.