our mission

The mission of the Rising Star Theatre Company is to provide quality productions, meaningful production experiences, and varied theatre study opportunities for Dubuque and the surrounding tri-state communities.

Board of Directors

Kelly Fassbinder: President
Steve Geisz: Vice President
Lori Kelsey: Secretary
Stasia Brannon: Treasurer
Dawn Manders: Immediate Past President
Nicholas Halder: Producing Artistic Director, ex-officio member of the Board


Dan LoBianco
Carrie O'Connor
Megan Schumacher

Cindy Steinhauser, Emeritus