After careful consideration, Wayne Leiss has decided to step down as Executive Director of the Ridgefield Theater Barn as of October 1, 2016, to pursue a career opportunity in the Health and Wellness field. The board would like to thank Wayne for his 26 years of service including the past two as ED. We are thrilled that Wayne will not be leaving us, but instead has agreed to rejoin the board and serve as the Theater Manager in a volunteer capacity. As such, Wayne will be in charge of all the facilities, scheduling, and calendars for the Theater Barn, a small portion of what he did as Executive Director.
Given his work in this role, as well as the theater’s continued efforts searching for new board members, the board has decided not to pursue hiring a new Executive Director at this time. They will revisit this decision in the future. Board leadership, presided over by Pamme Jones, President, remains intact.
The Theater Barn continues to be committed to an expansion, both of their physical building, as well as their programming. Stay tuned for our expansion capital campaign in 2017! If you are interested in volunteering at the Barn, or becoming a part of our board and/or capital campaign efforts, please contact Pamme Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org. For information on our current season of shows, classes, and special events, please visit www.ridgefieldtheaterbarn.org
We are thrilled to announce that the blueprints for our expansion plan were approved last week by the town's zoning board. Read all about it!
The Planning and Zoning Commission didn’t take long to approve plans to renovate and expand the Ridgefield Theater Barn.
The commission unanimously passed a revision to the building’s special permit to allow a 1,217 square-foot addition to the town-owned building that the community theater rents for $1 per year.