About Us

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Main Stage West and The Sebastopol Shakespeare Festival are programs of The Performing Artists Coalition for Theater.  PACT is a 501c.3 non-profit and all donations made to Main Stage West and PACT are tax deductible.

PACT was formed in 2011 by a community of local performing and visual artists.  It’s mission is to widen the impact and improve the quality of professional performing arts in the North Bay, to revitalize the theater space at 104 North Main Street (now called, Main Stage West), and provide a vital meeting palce for professional performing artists both to build and showcase theatrical and musical performances in an intimate dialogue with the residents of Sebastopol and the North Bay.

Founding Members of PACT and Executive Board:

Vice President – Sheri Lee Miller
Secretary – Sally Baker
Treasurer – Keith Baker
Board Member – Chris Costin
Board Member – David Lear
Board Member – John Craven
Board Member – Missy Weaver
Board Member – John Dykers

Staff and Volunteers at Main Stage West:

Managing Director: Rick Eldredge
Production Coordinator: Paulette Ryan Staker
Resident Scenic Coordinator: David Lear
Resident Lighting Designer: John Connole
Usher Coordinator: Micheline Justman
House Manager: Peter Fallon

All governing documents, our conflict of interest policies, and financial disclosures are available at the Main Stage West offices, during business hours, upon request.