Stephen A. Ostertag (Instructor) - currently teaches "Let the Games Begin" and the "Teens on Stage Workshop" at the Players Guild and acting classes at the Towpath Trail YMCA and St. Clement School in Navarre.Previously he has taught acting classes for Barberton City Schools, Canton Arts Academy and North Canton City Schools and directed acting workshops Follow that Rabbit and You're a Good Man Charlie Brown for CHESCA (Ohio Home Schooling Association).Stephen was a five year member of the Spotlight on Youth program at The North Canton Playhouse as an actor/instructor and assistant director.At the NCP, he directed and wrote The Shoemaker's Plight and served as Designer and Technical Director for Shoemaker's Plight, The Littlest Angel and David and Lisa.Stephen was a member of the Players Guild outreach program, Page to Stage, where he was an actor and instructor and served as costume designer for the traveling production of Treasure Island.He
has also been an active volunteer at the Players Guild
since 2003 as an actor and stage manager, and appeared last December in the 26th Anniversary Production of A Christmas Carol as the Ghost of Christmas Present.When not teaching or volunteering, you can find him working as a workshop specialist at the Stark County MRDD workshops or at home with his beautiful son Dane.
Tricia and her husband Stephen
welcomed their first child, Dane, into the world on September 17.