Jean Rahner

Founder (2007) and President (2007-August 31, 2017)


Originally from Schenectady, NY, Jean moved to St. Augustine to finish high school here. She received her BA in Theatre Arts from Flagler College in 1978 and continued her education in communications at UNF, Jones College, and Jacksonville University.  


She was an active member of the Little Theater of St. Augustine and the Flagler College Theatre Department as an actor and director. She was an original cast member for Cross and Sword, Florida's official state play. She played three leading roles in C&S, and worked in Public Relations for the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.


Jean was an adjunct teacher for Flagler College Communications Department, teaching Public Speaking and Intro to Radio and TV and has directed several productions for Flagler Theatre Department.


She is a co-founder and retired Artistic Director of the Limelight Theatre and continues to direct there on occasion. She has also directed for Theatre Jax, Players By The Sea, and Flagler Playhouse, First Coast Opera as well as ACT. Her acting credits span many years.


Jean has received the ROWITA (Recognizing Outstanding Women in the Arts) Award in 2010 and is recipient of the Florida Theatre Conference award for Outstanding Contribution to Florida's Community Theatre.


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