President - Paul Beaulieu
Paul is a native of Rochester, NY, where he grew up studying piano and singing in any group that would have him. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Music with a concentration in voice. After college Paul joined the United States Marine Corps and served for nine years with three combat deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Paul currently lives in Fredericksburg, VA, with his wife and son and their three dogs. Since leaving the Marine Corps, Paul has continued his work in music with Stage Door Productions. Since 2013, he has been involved in numerous productions in multiple capacities, ranging from Stage Hand to Director. He is honored to be taking on a new role as President and excited to be working with an extremely talented board and community members as Stage Door Productions heads into it's 20th season.
Vice President - Alex Beach
New to Virginia, Alex joined Stage Door Productions to continue his pursuit of building community theater from the ground up. He was a founding member of The Courtyard's blackbox theater troupe in Bradenton, FL, where he directed Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog and Rent in their first year. He looks forward to achieving Stage Door’s mission of theater for everyone in Fredericksburg.
Secretary - Margot Moser
Margot started her journey with Stage Door Productions when she was cast in Proof in 2014. She joined the board shortly thereafter, and has been actively involved with the organization ever since. She has performed in and directed a number of plays with SDP, and acting remains her passion and primary creative outlet. Margot has also done work in film, and is currently working on a podcast all about theater and film flubs titled "Troubled Production."
Artistic Director/Publicity - Amy Beach
New to Virginia, Amy is thrilled to be involved with Stage Door Productions! She has worked in several theaters in Florida and has done work with the Box Office, House Management, and Stage Management. She has also performed in Germany, The Bahamas, Washington, Florida, and now Virginia! Her favorite theatre memory is tap dancing next to Mickey Rooney in George M! Her true love (second to her husband) is Musical Theatre. Amy is currently directing our Spring Youth play, The Jungle Book.
Ways & Means/Board Member - James Briganti
James has been a long time consumer of community theatre, but is new to the "inner workings" magic that happens behind the scenes to ensure the show goes on. He is looking forward to exploring opportunities on bringing the stage to SDP fans wherever they may travel - stay tuned!
Shakespeare/Board Member - Bill Green
Bill Green is a retired college English professor who has acted in or directed more than a hundred plays. An Alabama native, he has lived in five states and published many articles, poems and stories, plus a few books, and six of his plays have been produced. As Banjo Bill Green (see YouTube) he’s a singer-songwriter and videomaker.
One Acts Festival/Board Member - Roy Jarnecke
Roy Jarnecke has served Stage Door Productions as an actor, director, stagehand, and playwright. He has been President and Treasurer, in addition to his present role as Board member. He is proud of his acting awards from Virginia Theater Association, Southeast Theater Association, and Stage Door Productions.
Youth/Board Member - Miriam Liss
Miriam teaches Psychology at the University of Mary Washington. Her children have been involved in Stage Door Youth for several years. She did theater herself through college and graduate school and appeared as the Mother in Stage Door's production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.
Treasurer - Ray Manfredi ; LUTCF, FSCP, MBA, PhD
Ray comes to Stage Door Productions as a Board Member who has roots in the theater, starting as a child television commercial actor at the age of eight, and expanding his on screen career, holding small roles in several movies, and ultimately becoming a stand-up comic and theatrical performer. He has performed on many a stage, across the country, and even a few times locally, including with Stage Door. He is married to Catherine since 1987 and a proud father of two children, Thomas and Noelle. Ray holds a Doctorate in Metaphysics as well as a Master’s in Business Administration, with an emphasis on economics and corporate ethics. His involvement with Stage Door has been very analytical, with a goal to bring our foundation to the next level when it comes to community sponsorships and community impact. He is a welcomed fresh face filled with ideas that will surely put a spotlight on all those who get involved with Stage Door Productions. Ray owns and operates an Allstate Insurance Agency in Northern Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and DC, and has authored several professional trade manuals and customer advisory books on both customer service and risk management. His agencies are ranked in the top 3% nationally among his peers for service scores.
Special Events/Board Member - Collette Riddle
Collette Riddle is a proud alumnus of Catawba College's Musical Theatre B.F.A. program where she was an active member of Alpha Psi Omega and the Blue Masque Theatre Society. Collette has, since, performed in two plays with Stage Door (Dead Man's Cell Phone as Jean and Lend Me a Tenor as Maggie) and, has directed The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, and Peter and the Starcatcher. She has enjoyed her first year on the board and is constantly amazed at the talent and community that Stage Door inspires.