Schoolhouse Theater Arts, Inc. is owned and operated by Mimi Chiarella, Dave Ortega, and Cheryl Ramsey. They have been working together in education and in children's theater in Howard County, MD since 1985.  After working together in a variety of capacities, they decided to start their own children's theater company and in 2001 S.T.A. was born!  Since then, Schoolhouse Theater Arts, Inc. has provided live theatre performance experiences for children of all ages in Central Maryland and  Ocean City, Maryland.


Owner, Howard County Public School Teacher.


Owner, Prince George's County Public School Teacher.


Owner, Retired Howard County Public School Teacher

Schoolhouse Theater Arts employs only the finest educators. All owners and directors are Maryland State certified teachers with strong theatrical backgrounds.

STA also employs many aspiring teachers and high school students with an interest in theater and a love for children.


If you are interested in employment opportunities, please contact us at (410)379-6991or click on the link at the bottom of this page to complete the application.

Below are photos of former and current staff members!

Miss Mia

Middle School P.E. Teacher, Howard County Public Schools

Mr. David

Middle School P.E. Teacher, Howard County Public Schools

Mr. Donald

High School English Teacher and Technical Director, Howard County Public Schools

Miss Jackie

Atholton High School Alum, Former STA Camper and Traveling Actor

Ms. Sarah

Schoolhouse Theater Arts Summer Camp Director

Ms. Briona

Schoolhouse Theater Arts Program Director

Prince George's County Public Schools

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Mr. Jordan

Middle School Music Teacher, Howard County Public Schools

Ms. Elease

Middle School English Teacher, Howard County Public Schools

Miss Michaela

Schoolhouse Theater Arts Social Media Coordinator

Miss Emily

Schoolhouse Theater Arts Director, Hammond High School Alum, Former STA Camper

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