ELAINE BARD - PRODUCING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR. Elaine is a graduate of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) and moved to the USA in 1998 with her American husband, she also has a BFA from UMaine graduating with a 3.98 GPA. Elaine has directed for various Maine based theatre companies and schools as well as having worked around the state of Maine as a freelance set designer/scenic painter. Elaine is Some Theatre Companies resident Artistic Director and helms 98% of their projects, taking on all aspects of theatre from directing to light and set design, costuming and props. Mother to 4 amazingly talented children, all of whom are involved in arts and STC, Elaine lives, eats, sleeps theatre and is committed to bringing a professional atmosphere to community theatre work.
CORISSA BITHER - SECRETARY- RESIDENT PROPS MISTRESS - Corissa found her love for theatre with her first production, Clue the Musical, and has been part of every STC production since as either an actor, Stage Manager, or working on props. She finds theatre to be empowering and is proud to be a part of a theatre company that provides amazing opportunities to all members of the community. Corissa has performed in Clue the Musical, Peter/Wendy, Spring Awakening, Boys Next Door, Hand to God, Some Holiday Show. Stage managed - RENT, Next to Normal. Corissa will be on stage next in our revival of Evil Dead, and is also props Mistress for Heathers the Musical, April 2020
GERY BARD - PRESIDENT - TECHNICAL DIRECTOR/MASTER ELECTRICIAN - Serving in the US Navy for many years, Gerry found theatre via his wife's passion and it has grown from there. Having worked most of his life in the construction field, and then doing 3 years at Waterville Opera House as Technical Director, Gerry brings a huge skill set to the table, from building complex sets, to hanging lights, working on sound, and being a complete theatre jack of all trades. By day he currently works as a Project Manager for a local construction company. Gerry is incredibly excited to be working on the revival of Evil Dead and can't wait to play with all the fun tech toys we now have.
SHAYNE BITHER - VICE PRESIDENT - Shayne came to theatre late, but found the "bug" extremely infectious. He came in on the ground floor, appearing in STC's first production, and doesn't plan to leave until he's forced to! Shayne loves being part of what, in his opinion, is the coolest, edgiest, and most daring theatre company in the area. Shayne has performed in - Evil Dead the Musical, Clue the Musical, Velveteen Rabbit, Sweeney Todd, Boys Next Door, Hand to God, Next to Normal. You can see Shayne again on stage in our Evil Dead revival. This season Shayne will also be Assistant Director for, The Haunting of Hill House.
KEITH YOUNG - BOARD MEMBER - Keith is a therapist with a private practice in Bangor. While he won't lay claim to any direct experience in theatre, he will happily tell you that he belongs in the audience at every show possible and will geek out with the best of them. He's loved watching plays and musicals for as long as he can remember. Keith helps with fundraising and offers consultation to STC actors for selected shows in the portrayal of mental illness, character motivations, and interpersonal dynamics.
STACY LAFLIN - BOARD MEMBER - has worked with various theater companies throughout Maine during her numerous years acting. This is her first time participating with a company as a board member and is enjoying working on the administrative side of things. Stacy likes to find unique and innovative ways to make theatre accessible to the community, as well as find opportunities for all to enjoy one-off events and activities. Her philosophy is that bringing enjoyment to audiences is the best reward for hard work. Stacy was seen in Little Shop of Horrors and 'night, Mother. You can see her next as Annie in our revival of the amazingly campy, and wonderfully funny, Evil Dead the Musical.
LOGAN BARD - COMPANY MEMBER - Logan is currently a student at The University of Maine studying communications and journalism with a minor in Theatre. He is a Deans List student and works hard to maintain his GPA. Logan has been in too many productions to count. Professional credits include Cinderella at Penobscot Theatre.
You can see him next in, NEXT TO NORMAL.
ERRYN BARD - COMPANY MEMBER - RESIDENT LIGHT DESIGNER - Erryn is a Husson/NESCOM graduate. Erryn graduated summa cum laude, and as a member of the honor society. After a long spell of working with STC, Erryn is currently living in Florida working for 'the mouse," at Walt Disney World. She is a costumer, and is currently working on "Mickeys Royale Friendship Faire" as well as other fun and exciting duties.
JASON WILKES - COMPANY MEMBER - RESIDENT MUSIC DIRECTOR -