Jocelyn Callister

Job title: 
Business Services Specialist
Production Staff

​Jocelyn Callister has lived and worked in theatre in​ the​ DC​ area​ since 2007. She is honored to join the prestigious staff of the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies to encourage the next generation of art makers​ in this incredibly rich performing arts community​.​  As Business Services Specialist, Jocelyn manages the School's studio spaces including rental requests, ​coordinates guest artist contracts and assists with the school's human resources needs.


Before coming to UMD full time, Jocelyn was an Equity Stage Manager and was privileged to have worked ​in a wide variety of performance​s​ ​with some of DC​'s ​top companies including​ The Kennedy Center, Imagination Stage, Folger Shakespeare Theatre, The Washington Ballet​, Fords Theatre, UrbanArias, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Studio Theatre, and Olney Theatre Center. ​She has also worked  as a volunteer and later Volunteer Coordinator at the Helen Hayes Awards, as Production and Operations Assistant at The National Theatre​, and ​as a Visitor Services Associate at Fords Theatre​ and still loves talking about Abraham Lincoln​.



BA with High honors in Theatre from Butler University