Staff and Board of Directors
Center Theatre Staff:
Patrick Myers grew up in the Dover-Foxcroft area, went to school at Foxcroft Academy, earned a Bachelor's Degree in English Literature from the University of Maine in Orono, and then had to get out of the state for awhile.
After travelling around the country and the world for 10 years he realized that it was time to head home. He bought the house in Sebec that he grew up in and settled down. A year later, in 2005, he was hired as the Center Theatre's founding Executive Director.
Aside from his work as Executive Director of the Center Theatre, Patrick is on the Board of Directors of the Piscataquis Regional Food Center and Central Hall Commons. He also volunteers with the Slightly Off-Center Players Community Theater group.
Tammy Parker is a transplant from Massachusetts where she graduated from Salem State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Office Administration. She moved to Dexter in 1999 to raise a family.
Tammy began volunteering at Center Theatre in 2010, when her daughter, Rebeclyn was cast in Annie, Jr. During the next years she volunteered in many capacities; cleaning the lobby and restrooms, in the box office, during productions as a stagehand, Stage Manager. After many years of volunteering she was then hired part-time as a Projectionist and Box Office Assistant. In 2017 she became an AmeriCorps Vista Member through a partnership with Goodwill of Northern New England servicing as the Volunteer Coordinator. In 2021, Tammy was hired full time as the Office Manager.
Afterschool Theater and
Derrick Buschmann was born in Farmington, and has lived, learned, and worked in Maine for the majority of his life (with short stints in Los Angeles, CA and Indianapolis, IN), settling in Dover-Foxcroft back in 2010.
He has worked as an Actor, Director, Camera Operator, TV Producer, Video Editor, Teacher, and now Technical Director. Derrick first joined the Center Theatre community in 2012, and has been involved in stage and travelling productions every year since.
Drama Camp Director and Projectionist
David Murray is a second-grade teacher who has worked in theatre either onstage or directing for most of his life. He has been directing kids' shows for over 10 years and is in charge of Stageworks, Jr., the Sedomocha Elementary School's drama program. He also directs the Center Theatre's drama camps and in his spare time, he is a projectionist for the Theatre.
Adrienne moved to Dover Foxcroft in the Summer of 2020 from her hometown in Illinois. During her senior year of High School at Foxcroft Academy, she was introduced to the Center Theatre volunteer program to complete her required hours to graduate. Since then she has been a volunteer, a part time Projectionist, and is currently an Americorps Vista Volunteer Coordinator through a partnership with Goodwill of Northern New England.
Center Theatre Board of Directors:
The Center Theatre Board of Directors meets every other month, with monthly committee meetings and various ad-hoc projects. The Board charts the long-term vision and strategy for the Center Theatre and ensures that it is fulfilling its mission for the community.
President: Andrew Lizotte
Vice President: Kristen Gilbert
Treasurer: Alicia Stone
Secretary: Sarah Domarecki
If you are interested in volunteering on a Center Theatre Committee or want to talk about board membership, please contact Patrick Myers at email@example.com, or call the Theatre at (207)564-8943.