Anacortes Community Theatre
Staff Members

Aurora RuPert

Artistic Director

Aurora Rupert has nearly two decades experience as a theatre-artist. She has held positions in all areas of performance, including backstage, onstage, designer, director, in the office, and front of house. Aurora holds a BA in Theatre Arts from WWU, and a MA in Acting from UK drama school, East 15 Acting School. Very much a child of the west coast, Aurora grew up splitting time between a sunny San Diego school year and the spectacular summers of South Whidbey. Aurora loves interacting with folks from all walks of life: if you see her at a show, please do come and say hi!


Abigail Hanson

ACT Operations Coordinator

Abigail Hanson is thrilled to be the new ACT Operations Coordinator and will be leading communications with with our patrons via phone, email, and in-person regarding ticket sales or other questions about the current season and theater.  Her previous theatre involvement includes leading as an actor, director, assistant stage manager and Class ACT teacher. She combines a passion for theater, engagement and creativity with the opportunity to work in a theatre setting and engage with patrons, staff members, actors, and production teams.

Susan Bustza

Interim Class ACT Coordinator

Susan Buszta has been involved in Anacortes Community Theatre since 2012, both on stage and behind the scenes. She has also been a teacher in the Class ACT program, instructing 3rd through 8th grades, as well as teaching in the Class ACT schools programs. 

The Anacortes Community Theatre Staff are always looking for volunteers to help.
Come volunteer with us!

For more information call 360-293-6829 or email