The Patrons of the Arts Foundation, operating as Carlsbad Community Theatre, provides high quality performing arts experiences in order to inspire, enrich, and foster creative growth in the community. We are dedicated to cultural expression and transforming lives by offering year round education in our ongoing youth classes, events, and productions featuring artists of all ages.

The Patrons of the Arts Foundation is a California non-profit corporation as defined by the IRS, section 501(c)(3)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS as of January 2020

Jon Lash - President

Shandra Knight - Vice President
Wendy Farris - Treasurer
Jill Schmidt - Recording Secretary
Hope Duchene - Member at Large and Showcase Company Coordinator

Rachel Dooley - Member at Large and Showcase Company Director

Julie Krone - Member at Large

Sara Kimberlin - Member at Large

Genevieve Koesling - Member at Large

Rachelle Lash - Member at Large

Keith Dooley - Member at Large

Kerry Menchin - Member at Large

Lea Quirin - Member at Large

Samara Tricarico - Member at Large

Juli Garon - Member at Large

Dewey Decking - Member at Large

Myles Vencill - Member at Large




Eloy Castaneda

Meiko Alexander

Sarah Benson

Kris Nesbit


Ric Henry

Gena Hornung

Laura Case

Erin Levorchick

Jim & Maggie Threadgill

Julia Huff

Joan Colvin

Liane Davis

Linsey Welton

Suzanne Asebroek

Cara Rodriguez
Michelle Maybaum

Monica Hall

Dana Withall
Lane & Eddie Schwartz
Jeanne Herrick
Kendall Holmes
Kathy Martin
Kitty McMahon
Penni Barachkov
Rosemarie Miller
Olivia Schulenburg
Phil Okun


Yoli Bennett - Costume Designer
Randal C. Chapin - Carlsbad Inn
Larry Clemens - Businessman
Cheryl Ernst - Carlsbad Unified School District (Superintendent)
Joe Gallagher - MSK Management (Owner/Development Company)
Jim Haedrich - Tip Top Meats & Delicatessen (Owner)
Carol Herrara - Retired Kelly Elementary School Principal
Julie Nygaard - Former Carlsbad City Council Member
Muriel Roston - Artist & Founding President
Dr. Mark Yamanaka - Pulmonary Medicine
Bonnie Hall
Bobbie Hoder
Will Neblett
Laurie Johnson (Valadez)
Debbie Kloetzer
Chuck Krause
Nancy Matsumoto
Leo Pacheco
Carol Phelps
Nancy Porter
Jim Shepard
Ginya Sherlock
Penny Steinman
Harold Stidolph
Rick White



Our Mailing Address is:

Carlsbad Community Theatre
P.O. Box 1956
Carlsbad, CA 92018-1956

Phone::  760.931.8709

Email: info@carlsbadcommunitytheatre.com

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