What is ESTA?

The Eastern States Theater Association is a Member Regional Organization, Region II, of the American Association of Community Theatre. It is comprised of the five member organizations representing the states of New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey. Its primary functions are to hold the annual ESTA Festival to select the "best of the best" of the ESTA region and to encourage and support original works through education and networking.

Current Board 2022-2023

President L. Jeffrey DiSabatino Delaware
Vice-President Rick Thompson Maryland
Vice-President, Festivals Marsha Amato-Greenspan Pennsylvania
Secretary Jenelle Lockard Pennsylvania
Acting Treasurer Marsha Amato-Greenspan Pennsylvania
Immediate Past President Ruth Brown Delaware
Region II Representative to AACT Frances Ruoff New York
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State Representatives for Delaware
Ann Stevens
Brian Miller
David Sokolowski
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State Representatives for Maryland
Rick Thompson
David Gross
Veronica Reardon
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State Representatives for New Jersey
Mark Karcher
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State Representatives for New York
Frances Ruoff
Paul Nelson
Joan Luther
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State Representatives for Pennsylvania
Walter Mitchell
Chad-Alan Carr
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