Main Stage West provides professional live theater, in an intimate setting, at affordable prices, to the residents of Sebastopol and its surrounding region, performing new works and re-imagined classics.
Main Stage West and its parent corporation, PACT (Performing Artists Coalition for Theater), were founded in April 2011 by a group of veteran and emerging performing and visual artists. It’s long term goals are 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, sustain a theater education program for youth and provide a vital meeting place 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.
Main Stage West operates under a letter of Agreement Contract (MBAT1) with Actors Equity Association. the union of professional actors and stage managers, USA.
Main Stage West is a 501c3 Non-Profit Charitable organization under the official name: Performing Artists Coalition for Theater, Inc..
Board of Trustees
President – Christopher Costin
Vice President – Sally Baker
Treasurer – Sheri Lee Miller
Board Members – Elizabeth Craven, John Craven, Missy Weaver and John Duykers
Staff and Volunteers
Artistic Director – Elizabeth Craven
Managing Director – Ilana Niernberger
Assistant Manager – Jenna Templeton
Production Coordinator – Paulette Ryan-Staker
Producing Directors – David Lear and John Craven
Resident Lighting Designer – Missy Weaver
Volunteer Coordinator – Tim Sarter
Resident Intern – Shelby Tansil
Sharon & David Beckman
Bruce Kassel & Cheryl Kitchell
Dan Smith & Joan Marler
Joanne & Doug Williams