Rose of Athens Theatre Staff

12936623_10100318314043344_8147244075749289716_n.jpgIsaac Callahan Isaac’s love of theatre started with a couple of small roles in elementary school, continued with some set and filming work in high school, and then, finally, became a full-blown love affair in college. 
He began acting in a friend’s 10-minute play near the end of his sophomore year, then went on to do 13 more shows before leaving Mercer University with a degree in Media Studies with a Theatre minor. He honed his carpentry skills working in the Mercer Players scene shop as well as for two of the community theatres in Macon.

Isaac has worked with numerous children’s groups both in and out of theatre as a tutor, stagehand, and camp counselor.  After moving to Athens late in 2013, he joined the Town and Gown Players for his first ATH performance in The Importance of Being Earnest. Isaac came to Rose a little over a year later to play Aslan in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.  He has performed in, worked backstage on, and directed multiple shows around Athens, and is constantly involved with many of the theatres in the area. His current alter-ego, er, day job is with Rose of Athens’ sponsor House Electric, where he works in the lighting showroom.


President: Christie Reed

Secretary: Kaye Moshtael

Treasurer: Timothy DeMott

Lisa Cesnik Ferguson with Rose of Athens Theatre Academy Students,</p> <p> 2011

Lisa Cesnik Ferguson is the founder of Rose of Athens Theatre, and she has worked on several RoA productions as a director, actress and more, since its incorporation in August 2006.

She moved to Athens, GA by way of Chicago in 2004 and has been working professionally in the theater since the age of 17.  She is grateful to have continued to do so regionally, at theaters throughout the U.S., including Chicago, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Richmond, VA, Indianapolis, Columbus, GA, and Highlands, NC.

Lisa is currently a professor of theatre at Gordon State College in Barnesville, GA. She now serves on the Advisory Board Committee for RoA.


2 thoughts on “Rose of Athens Theatre Staff

    Maureen said:
    November 9, 2018 at 9:57 am

    What is your maximum capacity for this event?

      ijcallahan said:
      December 1, 2018 at 3:44 pm

      Each show only has 30 Tickets!!! So get yours soon!

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