Stage 9 Staff


Charles Johnston

Producing Artistic Director

Charles Johnston is the Producing Artistic Director at Stage 9, a position he has held since late 2015. Prior to that, he served as Stage 9’s Production Coordinator.


While at Stage 9, he has directed more than a dozen productions including I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, The Kitchen Witches, Godspell, Nunsense! the musical and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.


Charles is a graduate of Southwestern College (BA in Theatre Performance and Music Performance) and Kansas State University (MA in Directing).

Lynsey Becher

Assistant to the Producing Artistic Director

Lynsey Becher (Lynsey) is a Hutchinson native. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in theater from the University of Kansas and a master's degree in drama therapy at Kansas State University...she is about as Kansan as one can get!

She is extremely excited to be joining the staff of Stage 9!