Theatre Instructor Bio


Ellie Zumbach

Ellie is currently an undergraduate student at Malone University, studying Creative Writing and Theatre. She has performed at multiple theatres including The Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County, Theatre at Malone University, The Players Guild and Avenue Arts Marketplace and Theatre in Canton, OH and Weathervane Playhouse in Akron, OH. She has been on a drama team, known as the Malone University Chancel Players, for two years that perform at churches and teaches theatre to area schools. 

Ellie is also the instructor of Creative Writing at the Center. Her writings have been awarded the Malone Writers Prize in areas of Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and Poetry. Her nonfiction has been presented at Taylor University's Making Literature Conference. Her short dramas were performed by the Malone University Chancel Players for their 2017-2018 season. She is published in 30 N and Memoirs of a Virtuous Woman.

Guest Instructor

Brad Eick

Instructor Brad Eick is a certified fight choreographer and has planned and created fights for shows at Malone University, The Players Guild Theatre in Canton, and more.