Staff List

Alexis Truitt

Managing Director

Alexis Truitt prior to AATE was the Program Coordinator for the Changing Education Through the Arts (CETA) Program at the Kennedy Center. She holds her Masters in Arts Management from George Mason University and her Bachelors of Music in voice from The Boston Conservatory. She has had the opportunity to intern with the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, English National Opera, and was an Allen Lee Hughes Fellow at Arena Stage. She also volunteers with The St. Mark’s Players, where she has had the opportunity to wear many fun hats--including Board Member, Treasurer, Director of Community Engagement, and presently Artistic Director. Alexis continues to love being a part of the AATE family as a staff member and looks forward to her continued work directly with the membership.

Daniel Dyer
Marketing Associate

Daniel Dyer is a senior at American University pursuing a B.S. in Business and Entertainment. He has acted as both a cast member as well as on stage crew for six high school productions including Anything Goes, Romeo and Juliet, and Tommy. Fine arts have been a major aspect of Daniel’s upbringing, and he hopes to use his experiences and education to pursue a business career in the entertainment industry. 

Rachel DeHaemer
Volunteer Coordinator

Rachel DeHaemer is a student at American University, majoring in International Studies. She has five years of experience working backstage for large high school productions,  including three as stage manager. For the musical All Shook Up, she and her team won a 2018 Massachusetts TAMY award for best stage crew. Theater has been a vital and influential part of her life and she is thrilled to now have the opportunity to be working to promote theater and education