Stephanie Anderson


Program director and Theatre Artist

An Omaha native, Stephanie Anderson first began working in local theaters at age 8 in the Omaha Community Playhouse’s first production of A Christmas Carol. After studying dramatic arts at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, she worked with many local theaters, including the Rose, the Circle Theatre, SNAP productions and the Blue Barn. As a teaching artist for WhyArts, Stephanie enjoys working with all populations, helping individuals discover and unlock their creativity and confidence. As program coordinator, Stephanie works closely with the executive director to develop and implement new programming for Alternative Curriculum Program (ACP) classes in area elementary, middle and high schools, and fresh, relevant workshops and residencies for all of the populations WhyArts serves.