Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Today's Events

Film Show Times
  • Thu - Sun 4PM & 7PM
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  • 206 5th Avenue SE
  • Olympia, WA 98501
  • map | 360.754.6670

Staff Contact Information

Audrey M. Henley – Executive Director
Contact regarding event sponsorships, donations, grants, partnerships, and general information about OFS & the Capitol Theater.
Tel: 360-754-6670 x 20
Pronouns: she/they
Audrey Henley has 25 years of experience in concert production, programming, and marketing.   She is deeply connected and respected in the Olympia community. She started off at OFS in programming back in 2005 and was promoted to the leadership role of Executive Director in 2013. She has established numerous partnerships and has increased OFS’s visibility in surrounding communities. Audrey is a board member of the Olympia Heritage Commission and is recognized for her leadership in historic preservation, concert programming, building creative partnerships,  and her commitment to the arts.

Rob Patrick – Director of Programming
Contact regarding film and music booking, screen & stage rental
Tel:  360-754-6670 x 12
Pronouns:  he/him
Rob Patrick is a former member of the San Diego Film Critics Society. He has written about movies for The East County Californian, The Alpine Sun, and San Diego Entertainer Magazine. Rob has also worked with the Pacific Arts Movement, a media arts organization focusing on Asian American and Asian international cinema. In 2018, MovieMaker Magazine named him a programmer to watch. Rob has been featured on Witch Chat, a celebrated talk show hosted by Tacocat’s Bree McKenna. In 2022, he co-founded Two of Clubs, the world’s smallest and best film club. The San Diego Reader once called him “ebullient.”

Anna Claire White – Marketing Director
Pronouns: she/her/hers
Anna Claire White is a writer, illustrator, and musician passionate about Northwest music history. Anna was born and raised in the PNW, and is currently based in Chicago, IL. Her writing and illustrations have been featured by publications and organizations such as Rookie Magazine, Bandcamp Daily, MoPop Seattle, the Chicago Reader, and The Stranger, among others. Her work focuses on themes of identity, DIY music, queerness, community and the natural world.

aimeehughesAimee Hughes – Business Manager
Contact regarding billing, membership, and ticketing questions.
Tel:  360-754-6670 x 16
Pronouns:  she/her/hers
Office Hours:  Tuesday – Friday 1:00pm – 6:00pm
Business Manager; Aimee has 20 years of professional business accounting and tax preparation experience.  Since joining the OFS staff in 2013, her focus has turned to nonprofit accounting and reporting, including processing grants and contributions and developing best practices for financial operations.   She loves camping and attending music festivals.

Joaquin de la Puente – Cinema Technician
Tel: 360-754-6670 x 19
Pronouns: he/him/his
Joaquin de la Puente lll graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago with a BFA. After college during the 1990s, he worked in film and video production in Chicago and LA. In Chicago, he began working with the world-renowned James Bond and his company Full Aperture Systems, installing cinemas for temporary and permanent venues all over the world. After moving to New York City in 2000 he began working as a Visual Effects Compositor and Editor working on many large-release feature films and not-so-large-release short films. While in New York he also worked as a technician and projectionist for most of the downtown art house cinemas and museums, most notably, the incomparable Anthology Film Archives.  Joaquin is also a filmmaker, musician, and writer.

Greg Bortnichak – Production Manager
Contact regarding audio, stage, and concert technical needs.
Tel:  360-754-6670 x 10
Greg hails from the northeast but has been a proud member of Olympia’s creative community since 2015. He comes from a background in the arts spanning two decades and an array of professional roles -everything from writing music reviews and artist spotlights for publications such as Savage Henry Magazine and The Observer to overseeing an annual 10-day international film festival as the Program Operations Director of the Sarasota Film Festival. He moonlights as an electric cellist and can be found in his off-time exploring wild places with his once-feral dog of indeterminate origins.

Kelly Ramirez – Volunteer Director
Contact regarding volunteer opportunities at the theater and within the organization
Tel: 360-754-6670 x 21
Office Hours: Thur – Sun
Kelly is a filmmaker/artist led by their educational background in film theory and psychology. Kelly is Latina, Mexican-American from Central Valley/Bay Area CA. Moved to Olympia in 2017 and graduated from Evergreen St College w/ a degree in media production and a minor in psychology.  She believes in making positive change by extending volunteer programs to communities historically underrepresented in the film industry. Kelly has been an OFS volunteer since the summer of 2022.  She is a gardener/landscaper interested in environmental justice; loves all things plants.

Jeff  Windley – Housekeeping and Maintenance Engineer
Contact regarding lost and found items, maintenance issues, and general cleanliness.
Tel:  360-754-6670 x25
Pronouns: he/him/his
Olympia native and lifelong area resident. graduated from Evergreen State College in 2013, OFS volunteer since 2017 and staff member in charge of building maintenance since 2018. Trash cinema enthusiast particularly passionate about horror.  What was once lost we can try to find.  The lost and found box is located in the second-floor Mezzanine Lounge.  Valuable items like keys, wallets, phones, and jewelry are locked up in the theater office, you can swing by when the Capitol Theater is open and ask the Lobby Supervisor to check for you.   It’s not your mama’s house, so please keep your feet off the furniture and take your compost and recycling to the lobby, we appreciate it immensely! 

Capitol Theater Address: (No postal items to this address)
206 Fifth Avenue SE, Olympia WA 98501, Tel:  360-754-6670

OFS Production and Mailing Address
Olympia Film Society, 416 Washington Street SE #208, Olympia WA 98501, Tel:  360-754-6670

Capitol Theater Annex – Box Office/Museum/Retail (deliveries accepted here)
202 5th Avenue SE, Olympia WA, 98501, Tel:  360-754-6670 x16

General questions, suggestions, and comments will be routed to the proper person

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