Our Staff

Chad Gerlt

Chad Gerlt

President/CEO

CHAD GERLT: oversees every aspect of The MTH Theater at Crown Center from MTH's live musical productions to independently produced shows to theater rentals to fundraising. Chad attended JCCC, UMKC, and KU; studying Theater, Music Theory, Composition, Commercial Art, and Business. On a train car loading dock in 2003 he George Harter and Nathan Granner produced their very first MTH musical. Today MTH employs over 340 performers annually, entertaining over 35,000 people per year. Chad has also served as Entertainment Coordinator for WaterFire, a mega outdoor event on Brush Creek where over 100 performers entertained more than 20,000 people.


Tim Scott

Tim Scott

Executive Artistic Director

TIM SCOTT has produced and directed more than 60 original shows for MTH dating back to 2007, including MTH's critically acclaimed 2016 production of SONGS OF THE GREAT WAR, sponsored by The National World War I Museum and Memorial. In Kansas City, Tim has produced and directed events for The Kansas City Royals, The YMCA, Coterie Theatre, and Quality Hill Playhouse. As a 20 year member of Actors' Equity Association, Tim has performed on nearly every professional stage in Kansas City and has had the privilege to learn and work alongside Tony Award nominees Jeff Calhoun, Henry Krieger, Bill Russell, Sam Pinkleton, Lorin Latarro, and Phillip McKinley.  He's happy and proud to be a part of the professional theater landscape in Kansas City, especially at Crown Center.


Emily Monrad

Emily Monrad

Venue Coordinator/Front of House Manager

Emily Quinn Monrad oversees Rentals and Events at MTH. She is a KC Native with a BFA in Musical Theater from Wichita State. She is a Level One Sommelier with a broad background in event planning, fine dining, management, voiceover performance, stage direction, sound design and exceptional guest service. In 2015 she received a Kennedy Center Honor Award for Exceptional Direction of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” at WSU. 


Andrea Boswell-Burns

Andrea Boswell-Burns

Director of Education and Community Outreach
ANDREA BOSWELL is a local Kansas City performer and Board Certified Music Therapist. She currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at UMKC in the Conservatory of Music & Dance and as the lead Music Therapist at The Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City's Kids Summer Camp. Andrea earned her Bachelor of Arts in Music in 2008 from UMKC's Conservatory of Music & Dance and her Masters of Arts in Music Therapy in 2016. She has taught private voice, piano and guitar lessons, as well as served as the Music Therapist in the Detroit Public School District and the University of Michigan's Center for Language & Literacy. Andrea is looking forward to a summer filled with creativity, confidence and fun with all of the MTH kiddos!

Cindy Ross

Cindy Ross

Group/Season Tickets & Facilities Coordinator
Cindy started as an MTH season ticket holder in 2008. She began volunteering as a bookkeeper with MTH in 2010 and was hired part time in 2013. Since then she has done almost every job that was needed from cleaning to customer service. With a background in a Customer service, Cindy now oversees group sales and season tickets for MTH.

Danica Murdock-Colin

Danica Murdock-Colin

Executive Assistant/Project Coordinator
DANICA MURDOCK-COLIN A seasoned fan of MTH, Danica possesses a diverse background in project coordination, business management, event rental, visual and research marketing and client services. She is a Kansas City native with a Bachelor’s degree in Fashion & Marketing from University of Central Missouri.

Jessalyn Kincaid

Jessalyn Kincaid

Company Manager
JESSALYN KINCAID has served as Production Stage Manager for multiple shows for the American Heartland Theatre, alongside her work costuming, stage managing, choreographing and directing shows for The Barstow School and directing for The Coterie Theatre. Additionally, she has enjoyed a vibrant performance career in the Kansas City area for the last 15+ years. She holds a BFA from Drury University.

Carly Lee

Carly Lee

Accounting Manager
Carly manages the MTH finances and tour registrations. She also serves as assistant to George, and occasional tour manager for the A Night on The Town Theater Trips. Carly is a Kansas City native with a bachelor’s degree from KU.

George Harter

George Harter

MTH Founder/Theater Trips

GEORGE HARTER founded MTH in 1998, and although he retired last year, he is back in the fold assisting with our fundraising goals. As resident historian, George also gives pre-show talks and enjoys planning and guiding Broadway theater trips.


 

MTH Board of Directors

Robert Loyd    Carl McCaffree    Stacy Hansen-Montgomery   Jan Durwood

Tim Burkindine      Carol Harrington       George Norton     Deborah Hays

 

Honorary Board Members
George Harter     Beth Ingram