So you want to produce a play? Katie and Kiirstn share how they established their theatre company, Interrobang Theatre, as recent graduates of UMBC’s theatre program and share tips on how to produce plays with a limited budget and resources in Baltimore. Learn how to make #art with your #friends.

Katie Hileman (Artistic Director/Co-Founder), UMBC BFA Acting ‘12, is a Baltimore-based DIY theatre-maker, director, and performer currently pursuing her MFA in Theatre from Towson University. Katie is the Artistic Director and co-founder of the Interrobang Theatre Company (Winner, Best of Charm City Fringe 2014), where she has written, acted, directed, and cleaned toilets. Katie has worked with many local companies including The Acme Corporation, Submersive Productions, Venus Theatre Company, Cohesion Theatre Company, Rep Stage, Single Carrot Theatre, and more.

Kiirstn Pagan (Producer/Co-Founder), UMBC BA Theatre ‘11 (stage management concentration), is a photographer and graphic designer with extensive experience in marketing strategy. She is a co-founder of Interrobang and has overseen all Interrobang brand identity development and marketing campaigns over its five-year existence. She has previously worked on the in house marketing teams at Baltimore Center Stage and Everyman Theatre. Kiirstn is grateful for the opportunities and friendships UMBC has provided her and continues to offer beyond graduation.


This is a free, catered event – good vegetarian options will be provided.


Plan your visit
UMBC is located about 10 minutes south of the Baltimore Inner Harbor via the I-95. For this event, paid visitor parking is available in Lot 9, behind the Performing Arts and Humanities Building — please click here for additional information on location and daytime parking.