Up Next: Annie Jr.

August 12 - 14, 2022

A “Premiere” Announcement!

After a successful Festival of New Plays on July...

Young Frankenstein Cast Announcement!

The cast of TPP's Season 20 opener Young...

Annie Jr. Opens TONIGHT!

Our inaugural performance of Annie Jr. in...

You’re Invited To A Premiere Karaoke Showdown!

The Premiere Playhouse and DaDa Gastropub have...

TPP Team

Oliver Mayes

Managing Artistic Director

Oliver is new to Sioux Falls but incredibly passionate about engaging with this dynamic and lively community. He is a theatre and media artist whose work has been seen in several states throughout the U.S. such as Arkansas, California, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, South Dakota, and Virginia. With a background in acting, directing, producing, movement choreography, writing, and teaching, his credits span various mediums including plays, musical theatre, new play development, cabaret, dinner theatre, and new media. Oliver holds several honors in directing, including the Kennedy Center's 2020 Stage Directors & Choreographers Society Fellowship. He is a scholarship participant of the Kennedy Center Directing Intensive, and holds an MFA in Theatre Directing from the University of South Dakota and a BFA in Music Theatre from AMDA College of the Performing Arts.

Alex Newcomb Weiland

Production Specialist & Education Coordinator

Alex was born and raised in Sioux Falls. Having her roots in performance, she has always had a passion for education in the arts. She is ecstatic to be a part of The Premiere Playhouse crew!

Amber Sumner

Finance & Office Administrator

Amber has a background in arts and finance with a love for attending music and theatre performances. When not bookkeeping, Amber likes to do yoga, garden, cook, create and spend time with her friends and family.

Chris Berke

Web & Media Developer

When Chris isn't designing websites he likes to read, write, run, travel with his wife, Abby, and hang out with his two cats, Henry & Winston.

Pierce Humke

Stage & Technical Specialist

Pierce is particularly pleased to be placed in partnership with productions at The Premiere Playhouse. He is very excited to be part of this organization, and is eager to actively engage in this culture of Arts. His love of theatre and involvement in such began at an early age in this very city, and he is grateful for the opportunity for continued growth in such a talented, supportive, and collaborative community.

Kristy Morris

Ad Sales

Kristy has been involved with the theatre for 20 years; first as a volunteer and then as an employee. Besides being part of The Premiere Playhouse, she also works for the Washington Pavilion Box Office and for Five Star Call Center.