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Interested in Becoming a Member?

Membership Advisory Committee

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Chris has lived with her husband (and now four grown children) in Gahanna for fifty plus years. She has a B.S. in Music Education, is a National Board Certified retired music teachers and has a M.A. in the Art of Teaching.


She is usually involved with over three to four theater production a year. Chris has been music director, in orchestra or pit, and played as rehearsal accompanist. Some of her involvement includes: Gahanna Community Theatre, Little Theatre Off Broadway, Pickerington Community Theatre, Hilliard Arts Council, King Avenue Players, Aethereal Jest Arts Council, and Central Ohio high school musicals.


Chris has been a church organist, pianist, and music director for over sixty-five years and is presently music director / organist at Cross Roads United Methodist Church. She is presently the accompanist for Pickerington Community Chorus.


She also plays/accompanies many high school and junior high students at OMEA adjudicated events. This, she truly loves to do.


Aethereal Jest is an organization that is art centered, diverse, and welcoming to both performers and audience. Chris is very excited to be involved and hopes to help the organization become the best it can be! Music is the universal language - this includes theater, dance, and the arts.

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Justun is a recent graduate of the Ohio State University. He has been involved in theatre for as long as he can remember, but especially more recently in the community. He has participated in community theatre productions with Aethereal Jest, MadLab, and Columbus Children’s Theatre. He has also been involved in a few productions at OSU. His theatrical credits go beyond acting into the directing, stage managing, and playwriting realms. He has experience with film and screenwriting, too.


On top of being a museum educator for the National Veterans Memorial and Museum and a caregiver for elderly people, he is also a drama teacher for elementary school children with Drama Kids International of North Columbus. He is excited to be taking on a bigger role with Aethereal Jest this year!


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