Artistic Director & Manager
Jono is the Managing & Artistic Director of the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre and a proud employee of Cobb County PARKS (2019 Agency of the Year). He has coordinated and produced the last five years of events at the facility. Most recently, the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre was awarded 16 BroadwayWorld Awards, including Best Musical and Best Production of the Year. He recently served as Entertainment Coordinator for Cobb’s International Festival, which was awarded Event of the Year by Cobb Travel & Tourism. Jono has been nominated three times for Artist of the Year by Cobb Life Magazine's Best of Cobb Awards and Best Director by BroadwayWorld (shared with Clifton Guterman).
In the last decade, Jono's had his hands in over 70 productions in Atlanta. He has worked and performed at Actor’s Express, Alliance Theatre, Arts Clayton, Atlanta Lyric Theatre, Aurora Theatre, Fabrefaction Theatre, Georgia Ensemble Theatre (Suzi Bass Award nominee), and SAIAH. Jono recently served as Lead Casting Director for an upcoming new musical series coming to Apple TV+. Since 2018, he has been selected to be an adjudicator for the GHSA one-act competition at Georgia Theatre Conference. In 2023, he'll assume the role of Executive Director of Georgia Theatre Conference. He also generates all marketing and manages social media outlets for the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre. Thank you for supporting the arts!
Box Office Manager
Ethan is the Box Office Manager at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre along with being a proud member of the Cobb County PARKS family. He joined the JTA team four years ago and has assisted and helped coordinate all programming, along with Cobb County events. He has worked as both crew member and Camera Operator alongside the talented Overture Series crews and casts.
Over the last ten years, Ethan has gone from actor to insurance adjuster back to actor and finally into theatre production. Ethan has worked with Woodstock Arts Theatre over the past several years. His work includes acting and directing their productions of Laughter on the 23rd Floor and Of Mice and Men (nominated for Best Direction with the 2019 MAT Awards, along with best Play and Best Ensemble). You might also see him or have seen him emcee multiple Cobb County events including the Eggstravaganza Easter Event and Cobb’s International Festival.
Ethan handles ticket sales and event coordination here at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre and works on a multitude of events put on by Cobb County PARKS.
Anderson Theatre Specialist
Golbanoo is excited to be a part of the Jennie T. Anderson staff and a employee of Cobb PARKS. She was recently seen in the Anderson Theatre concert series productions The Wild Party, The Secret Garden, and Next to Normal. Golbanoo also starred in The Addams Family and Beehive at the Atlanta Lyric Theatre. Big Fish at Act 3, and Sophie and the Pirates and Henry V at Gainesville Theatre Alliance. She was also seen in "Endgame" (Carmen Marron 2015). Golbanoo loves cats, the color aqua, and she believed she was a squirrel until the age of seven.
Anderson Theatre Specialist
Leo is thrilled to be the latest addition to the Jennie T. Anderson team. He has been fortunate enough to find work as a professional actor since 2014 and has performed extensively for audiences throughout the DFW Metroplex, Greater Atlanta area, New England, and on tour throughout the United States. Having roots in Dallas, TX, he was most recently seen in Harry Connick Jr.'s The Happy Elf and The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe at Dallas Children's Theatre. Leo enjoys video games, craft beer, trying to figure out how Diva Plavalaguna did that thing with her voice in The Fifth Element, and dogs.