Our Team

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors work year round to ensure we bring quality theatre to the Central Valley!

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DARREN THARP

President 

Darren Tharp is pleased to return to Center Stage Clovis after appearing in the most recent production of Fiddler On The Roof playing the role of Tevye. Other credits include “The Music Man” “Forever Plaid” “Plaid Tidings” (with Center stage) “The Producers” , “Guys N Dolls”, “1776”, “The Scarlet Pimpernel” , ‘Grease”, “Thoroughly Modern Millie”, “Smokey Joes Café” “ The King and I “ “Oliver” “The Hot Mikado” “Evita” (with Good Company Players) and many more…

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AMY WHITACRE

Vice President 

Amy Whitacre joined the CenterStage Board in late 2016. She was a part of theater in high school and college and would like to help ensure that the arts are a part of the community She holds an M.A. in Art History and Art Education and is current the Director of Operations for the Clovis Veterans Memorial District, where she is charged to open a Community Heritage Center to preserve Veterans and local history.

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DON WATNICK

Treasurer

Don Watnick has lived in Clovis and been actively involved in the community for more than 30 years. He currently serves as a board member of Clovis Veterans Memorial District and is a longtime member of the Clovis Exchange Club (a national service club). He also served 12 years as a Clovis Chamber of Commerce board member and continues as a member of ClovisPAC. He was the 2009 recipient of the Chamber’s prestigious Einar Cook Award for Community Leadership. Additionally, he served as a board member during the initial development of the Clovis Botanical Gardens.

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CAROL WRIGHT

Board Member

Carol Wright returns to the CenterStage Clovis Community Theatre board after a brief hiatus. A founding member since its inception in 1991, Carol has served several terms as President. A resident of Clovis, she received a teaching credential from California State University, Fresno and taught in the Clovis Unified School District.

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TED EDMINSTER

Board Member

Originally from Fresno, Ted has been in the financial service industry since 1980. Active in local acting and classes, Ted was elected to the board early 2017. He has been married to his wife Patricia for over 42 years and together they have two boys and three grandchildren.

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WENDY CRABTREE

Board Member

Wendy Snyder-Crabtree has been active in the theatre community for well over 13 years, mostly performing at Second Space Theatre where she was seen in such plays as “The Red Velvet Cake War”, “Always A Bridesmaid”, “The Women”, “Our Town” and many more.   She is also a current member of “The Knuckledraggers” improv comedy team.  As a new board member, Wendy looks forward to assisting with the continued success of CenterStage Clovis Community Theatre.

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PETER ALWINE

Board Member

Bio to come...

Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board is committed to providing guidance and resources to our Board of Directors. 

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JONATHON HOGAN

Advisory Board Member

Bio to come...

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