To reach The Hub administrative office please call 703.674.3177. To purchase tickets please call 1.800.494.8497.
Helen Pafumi - Helen Pafumi is the Artistic Director and co-founder of The Hub Theatre. Since the Hub's inception Helen has produced three world premier plays, multiple area premiers, an annual free staged reading series and commissioned original work from area artists. Her original plays have been produced by The Hub and been seen at the Kennedy Center's Page to Stage Festival. In addition to her role at The Hub, Helen works as an actor in many DC area theatres, including Folger Theatre, Woolly Mammoth, Theatre J, Forum Theatre, Theatre Alliance, Rorschach Theatre, Keegan Theatre, Didactic Theatre, The Inkwell, the Source Festival, the Beckett Centenary Festival, Vpstart Crow, and Madcap Players. She has appeared in numerous independent films and area commercials. Helen also does dialect coaching for George Mason University’s theatre program and teaches private acting and public speaking. Helen holds a BA in Theatre from Virginia Tech. She has been nominated for a Helen Hayes Award in Outstanding New Play for her co-adaptation of Wonderful Life. She is the recipient of the Puffin Foundation Award and the Washington Canadian Partnership Award.
Suzanne Maloney - As a dramaturg, Suzanne works with local and national playwrights as they develop new work for the stage and has served as production dramaturg for twenty-seven productions. She has directed twenty-three plays. She has designed props for over twenty-five professional productions and is currently a props artisan at Signature Theater. Her most recent projects include serving as production dramaturg for TFA’s Life of Galileo and props artisan for Signature’s Xanadu. She serves as the Company Administrator for The Hub Theatre.
Marey Oakes - Co-Founder - has been actively involved in one non-profit or another since 1979. She last worked as Program Coordinator for the National Peace Foundation in Washington, DC. Marey started her college career as a Social Work student at Catholic University. She graduated from George Mason University's Bachelor of Individualized Studies Program with a Concentration in Writing for Social Documentary. She enjoys combining her interests in non-profit management, theater and story-telling (in all its compelling glory) to encourage community activists, audience participants and grant-makers near and far to experience and support this professional theater company.
Maggie Ulmer - Co-Founder - has worked in education and public service through the arts in professional and volunteer capacities for the past ten years. She has taught theatre at a local community center, acted in regional professional and community theatres, and coordinated special projects /new works development for Kaiser Permanente's Educational Theater Programs. Maggie has employed her artistic vision in her work as an independent filmmaker. She has edited industrial films and internal marketing tools for Kaiser Permanente. She also created a documentary for the Bethany Women's Shelter in Washington, D.C.
Quill Nebeker - Production Assistant - Quill Nebeker began working with The Hub as an intern in 2012, shortly after graduating from James Madison University with a degree in Theatre and Dance. He has a breadth of theatrical experience as a director, carpenter, electrician and musician. He also has a background in Shakespearean studies and performance with intensive training in Linklater Technique from Shakespeare & Co. in Lenox, MA under Dennis Krausnick. In addition to his work with the Hub, Quill is currently the Donor Relations Intern with the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts.