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Amy Roeder

About Amy Roeder

Director of Education – Amy Roeder is pleased to be joining the staff at PTC. Amy received her BFA in theatre from the University of Evansville and her Master of Fine Arts in acting from The University of Georgia. She recently relocated to Bangor from Chicago where she taught and performed with famed comedy institution The Second City. Local audiences may have seen her onstage with Improv Acadia in Bar Harbor where she has been a company member since 2005. Amy has performed all over the country including at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Cincinnati’s Playhouse in the Park and with the Improv Asylum in Boston. In addition to teaching acting and improvisation classes all over the world, Amy is also designs and facilitates workshops in improvisational techniques for businesses. Amy hates writing in the third person.

Day Camp at Penobscot Theatre Company offers February fun for vacationing students

Bangor,ME – Penobscot Theatre Company is hosting a theatrical day camp for children ages 4-14 during February School Vacation, February 15-19. Each day, expert and highly energetic teaching artists will lead participants in theme-based dramatic activities. “February Vacation Camp is one of the most action-packed weeks we have here at Penobscot Theatre Company!” said Amy […]

“Hair Frenzy” Playwright Talks Inspiration, Support and Moxie

This is part two of an interview series with “Hair Frenzy” playwright, Travis G. Baker. See part one here: PENOBSCOT THEATRE COMPANY: Has your experience with Hair Frenzy been different than your experience with One Blue Tarp (a Baker play that had its debut at Penobscot Theatre Company in 2014)? TRAVIS G. BAKER: Very much so. The Tarp earned me […]

New assistive listening system expands access to theatre’s work

  BANGOR, ME-Penobscot Theatre Company recently installed a state-of-the-art assistive listening system staff describe as a game-changer for many patrons. With personal transmitters and radio wave technology, patrons who are hard of hearing may now sit anywhere in the house and fully enjoy the show. “Accessibility is a priority and our old assistive listening devices […]

Penobscot Theatre Company Announces Educational Programming for Fall-Winter-Spring

First up: Musical Theatre Boot Camp, September 5, 12, and 19 Bangor, ME – Penobscot Theatre Company is proud to announce its Dramatic Academy offerings for the coming academic year. “We’re delighted to bring back fan favorites and expand in new directions to meet burgeoning interest in the community!” said Director of Education Amy Roeder. […]

Penobscot Theatre Company announces 2015-2016 season

Great music, bad hair, a holiday classic, and premieres aplenty BANGOR, ME – Penobscot Theatre Company proudly announces its 42nd Season, offering four Maine premieres, a world premiere, a holiday classic, and beloved musicals. The season will kick-off September 10 and extend into early summer 2016, longer than usual to accommodate a blockbuster seventh show […]