Meet the SOPAC Staff
Craig L. Sumberg, Esq.
Associate Director of DevelopmentEmail
Audience Services DirectorEmail
Sheila Corbin Daniels
Box Office ManagerEmail
Head House ManagerEmail
Director of Community EngagementEmail
Director of External RelationsEmail
Associate Director of MarketingEmail
Chief Financial OfficerEmail
Director of OperationsEmail
One of the greatest assets at the South Orange Performing Arts Center is the Board of Governors who serve as ambassadors for SOPAC in the community, and lend their expertise and guidance to many aspects of the organization. These dedicated volunteers donate their time and talents to guiding and leading SOPAC. They foster a culture of serving SOPAC’s patrons and the community with arts experiences of the highest quality while adhering to SOPAC’s mission.
Paul Bartick, Chair
Larry Brodey, Vice-Chair
Randall E. Haase, Treasurer
Rev. Dr. Terry Richardson, Secretary
Dr. Paul Desjardins
Julie Mason Groob
Peter W. Shoemaker, PhD
Sheena Collum, South Orange Village President
Stephen Schnall, South Orange Village Trustee Liaison
Julie Doran, South Orange Village Center Alliance Liaison
The SOPAC volunteer program offers a variety of opportunities for you to get involved whether you prefer office work, ushering or contributing your professional expertise. As a SOPAC volunteer, you will be a valued member of a team of like-minded people who also enjoy giving back to their community.
If you are interested in becoming a SOPAC volunteer, please complete and submit the form below. Volunteers are an integral part of SOPAC’s success!
A valuable cultural experience. Learn about the live performing arts events that SOPAC presents. The program provides an unparalleled opportunity to participate in many aspects of a non-profit arts organization.
Enjoy flexible hours. During the presenting season, there are a wide variety of evening and weekend events at which you can work. There are occasional opportunities in the administrative offices.
Receive ticket vouchers. The hours you accrue will earn you vouchers that are good for 2 tickets to a SOPAC-presented event of your choosing.
Front-of-House: Ushers and front-of-house volunteers are the public face of SOPAC and there are many positions to fill. In this position, you will gain experience in customer relations and help to create a warm, welcoming environment for SOPAC patrons. Duties may include ticket taking, handing out programs, or assisting patrons to their seats.
Administrative: An administrative volunteer can gain an understanding of many areas of theatre management. Activities vary based on the time of year. General tasks include database management, mail merges, general filing, and reception responsibilities.
Sign up to Volunteer
South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) is a multidisciplinary arts center that presents innovative artistic and educational cultural experiences through music, theater, dance, comedy and family performances.
SOPAC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation and training.