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José Sanchez in Marius. Photo: Michael Abrams

Who's Who

Leadership and Board

Peter Dobbins

Producing Artistic Director

Peter is a cofounder of The Storm Theatre, and has directed such Storm productions as T.S. Eliot’s Murder in the Cathedral, Dion Boucicault’s The Shaughraun, John Regis’s Stavrogin’s Confession, Stewart Parker’s Spokesong, William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Twelfth Night, Karol Wojtyla’s The Jeweler’s Shop, Job, Jeremiah, and Our God’s Brother, the North American Premiere of House of Desires by Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, and the world premieres of The Last Starfighter by Skip Kennon and Fred Landau and Linnea by John Regis. As an actor, he has been seen as Alfred Evelyn in Edward Bulwar Lytton’s Money and Lolo in Pirandello’s Henry IV and has played leading roles in various regional theatres.

Sawyer Mastrandrea

Operations Manager

Sawyer has been involved with the Storm Theatre since 2009. As Operations Manager for Storm, he makes things happen. He has also served as House Manager, Box Office and Asst. Stage Manager when needed. Primarily an actor, The Storm production of The Time of Your Life was his first professional stage appearance. Since then he has been seen in multiple Storm productions, including As You Like It, Arrah-Na-Pogue, and The President to name a few. He recently played Dan in Robert Carroll's staged reading of The Believers for The Alchemy Theatre Company of Manhattan at the DR2. Training includes Peter Dobbins, Stephen Logan Day, Atlantic Theater School's 2.5 yr conservatory, and Caymichael Patten.

Michael Abrams

Production Manager, Lighting Designer

Michael has designed numerous shows all over the country, including Off-Broadway, Off-Off Broadway, Regional, Tour and Cruise Ship venues. Select Design credits include: I Of The Storm, Music Man, The Merry Widow, The Salvage Shop, My Favorite Year, Twelfth Night, The Last Starfighter, Midsummer Nights Dream, Occupation: Dragonslayer, American Nocturne. She Loves Me, Amadeus, Quartet, Last 5 Years, Jekyll & Hyde, Scarlet Pimpernel, Parade, King And I, Children Of Eden, 42nd Street, I Do I Do, Meet Me In St. Louis, Godspell, Annie Get Your Gun, Phantom, Annie, Forever Plaid, Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Singin’ In The Rain, Oklahoma, Crazy For You, Damn Yankees, Anything Goes, The Nutcracker, And A Christmas Carol. In addition to designing shows, Michael is a professional photographer that has been published nationally and internationally.

Now is a time to storm; why art thou still?

Titus Andronicus; Act III, Sc ii

Board of Directors

Peter Dobbins, President

Carl Pasbjerg, Treasurer

James D. Scully, Jr.

Francis Barry

Jeanne Hegner


Fleur Alys Dobbins, Matthew Provenza  (The Fight by Jonathan Leaf)

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