Meet Our Staff

Kassie Misiewicz

Kassie Misiewicz

Artistic Director

Kassie Misiewicz is a professional theatre for youth director and educator. Before moving to Arkansas, Kassie was the director of Education Outreach at Seattle Children's Theatre and Associate Artistic Director at First Stage Children's Theatre in Milwaukee. Kassie received her Masters of Fine Arts degree in ... Read More

Jason Suel

Jason Suel

Director of Development and Marketing

Jason Suel is proud to call Northwest Arkansas home after spending some years teaching and acting in the UK. He is the current Director of Education and Outreach for Trike Theatre-Bentonville, AR. He is also a Teaching Artist and Professional Actor in Northwest Arkansas, regionally, and internationally.

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Simone Cottrell

Simone Cottrell

Education Manager

The product of an Alabama Gulf Coast dad and a Cambodian refugee mom, Simone D. Cottrell is Trike Theatre's Education Manager. In 2008, she graduated from Mississippi State University with a B.A. in Communication - Theatre and then spent a year interning at Lexington Children's Theatre in Kentucky. Simone was... Read More

Anna Hope

Anna Hope

Stage Manager

Anna has been a lover of theatrics since she was a young girl. Choreographing dances to Hotel California and other classics, her parents knew theatre was for her. Anna received her Associates Degree from Cottey College and her Bachelors Degree from the University of Arkansas. She did not find her passion for Stage Ma... Read More

Joe Penn

Joe Penn

Resident Teaching Artist

Joe came to Trike from South Jersey. Growing up he was involved in several plays, musicals and show choirs leading him to attend Gloucester County Institute of Technology for Performing Arts. He studied at Rowan University and earned a B.A in Radio, Television and Film. His first professional acting job was at the Penn... Read More

Chelsey Herrold

Chelsey Herrold

Resident Teaching Artist

Chelsey recently relocated to the Northwest Arkansas area after graduating from the University of Central Arkansas with a B.A. in Theatre and English. While she was attending UCA, she directed Terrence McNally’s Bringing It All Back Home, dramaturged, and worked in the costume shop. She also worked as the UCA Theatre... Read More

Jessie Wagner

Jessie Wagner

Operations Administrator

Originally hailing from Dallas, Texas, Jessie moved to Northwest Arkansas in 2012 after obtaining her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Management degrees at the University of British Columbia in beautiful Vancouver, Canada. In her youth, she was involved with several youth theatre companies and still treasures those expe... Read More