Woodminster Summer Musicals are produced with the support of a dedicated
Advisory Board of Directors, long-time East Bay residents and community
boosters. Over the years, Producers Associates' tenancy has helped keep
the amphitheater and surrounding area maintained, discouraged vandalism,
and made a number of substantial improvements to the performance facility,
including audience seating as well as improved lighting and sound systems.
They have worked with the Friends of Oakland Parks and Recreation and
the City’s Park & Rec Department to facilitate a number of other
improvements, and have kept their organization financially solvent for
more than 40 years while contributing to the artistic vitality and economic
health of the City of Oakland. More information about Producers Associates
here. All new members serve for one or more
years as Associate Board members to learn about the organization and find
their strengths as Woodminster supporters before moving onto the Advisory
Enthusiastically support and attend Woodminster Summer Musicals regularly.
• Enjoy musical theater and support the perpetuation of this
American art form.
• Support an established effort which provides a training ground
for young people to work with professionals in a professional atmosphere,
on stage and backstage.
• Support an organization which helps keep young people busy during
the summer in a constructive atmosphere.
• Support an established organization which provides participation
for community people who love to sing and dance and where they can continue
to improve their skills.
• Help us to raise the difference between income from ticket
sales, contributions and our operating budget.
• New participants will serve on the Associate Board ("Woodbackers") for one
year where they will be expected to attend at least one board meeting
and help the Advisory Board sell drawing tickets on performance nights.
• Full Advisory Board members are expected to attend most of
the Board meetings, give advice to the producers about show selections,
any fund raising activities planned, and to actively participate on two
Please contact Harriet Schlader if you may be interested.
If you'd like to send a financial contribution,
please visit our Donor Benefits page.
Producers Associates, Inc.
Harriet Schlader • President
Joel Schlader • Vice President
Jackie Hunt • Treasurer
Gary Rinehart • Secretary
Karen Fong • Director
Advisory Board of Directors
Ed Loss • President
Greg Blackburn • Vice President
Randy Burke • Secretary
Regina Del Valle*
Honorary Board Members
Gordon and Marge Laverty
*former Board President