Melanie YC Pepe

Chief Executive Artistic Director

Melanie YC Pepe is the Chief Executive/Artistic Director at Weathervane Playhouse. She is a proud member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society and holds a BFA from Kent State University, where she is now serving on the School of Theatre and Dance Advisory Board. At Weathervane, she has produced more than 70 plays and musicals as well as the 8x10 TheatreFest. In 2015, she was a recipient of Kent State University’s Professional Achievement Award and in 2011 was awarded Weathervane’s Trustee Award. Recent Weathervane directing credits include Into the Woods, Doubt, Jesus Christ Superstar, Santaland Diaries, Red, Peter and the Starcatcher, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Ordinary Days. As always, she sends her gratitude to her extraordinary family for their constant curiosity, love and support.