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Learn more about our Members:


Judy and Brooks Hilliard are long-time theater lovers and Studio Sustaining Members.  Judy is a retired civil court judge and Brooks is a consultant, computer industry executive, software developer and expert witness.  Together, they helped The Studio produce its recent American premiere of RATHMINES ROAD.


Steven Mastroieni is a founding member of the Theatre Artists Studio and is proud to serve on its Board as Vice President.  He has performed in major roles in numerous stage, film, television and radio productions.  Steven has worked as a guest artist in a dozen Arizona State University faculty and student productions.  The opportunity to play in such a variety of works, made possible by the University's academic mission, is a remarkable opportunity and a constant source of refinement of his craft.  Steven received a BA in Theatre from ASU and has trained at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, as well as the Drama Studio London at Berkley.  While living in Iran, Steven performed in both Tehran and in the ruins of Persopolis.  Locally, Steven has appeared with Actors Theatre Phoenix, Theatre Phoenix (PLT), In Mixed Company, The Stagebrush Theatre, Southwest Ensemble Theatre and ASU. He also served on the boards of Theatre Phoenix (PLT) and Actors Theatre Phoenix.  Steven is a proud member of Actors Equity and SAG/AFTRA.


A long-time Studio member, Debra Rich Gettleman is an award-winning writer and journalist. Her recent collection of one-act plays, ASKEW, received rave reviews at Seattle's 2017 Fringe Festival. A new collection of shorts, Comedy Smorgasbord, will be produced this year at the Edmonds Art Festival in Edmonds, Washington. Debra's full-length play, Twist Of The Magi, had its world premiere at Theatre Artists Studio and was later remounted the same year at The Phoenix Theatre in Seattle.

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