ABOUT

The Crabpot Players was founded in the fall of 1993 to with a simple goal:  to bring community theatre to the East Cooper area and provide opportunities for actors of all ages to expand their skills.  We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) community theatre company with over 20 years of professional theatre experience in the Charleston area and Southeast USA.  

 

Throughout the past two decades, we have entertained tens of thousands of patrons and provided theatre training to hundreds of actors.  Today, as we open our permanent "home" in Mount Pleasant, we look to the future and see many more successful years.  

 

Mission Statement

 

To encourage and promote live theatre through the medium of acting and to provide educational opportunities for emerging performing artists of all ages throughout the Charleston area.

 

Board of Directors

 

Jimmy Ward (Executive), Daniel Prentice (Operations), Sandy Ferencz (Fundraising), and Mariana Hall (Marketing)

OUR STAFF

Jimmy Ward
Artistic Director

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jimmy@crabpotplayers.com

Jennifer Proveaux
Musical Theatre Director

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Jimmy Ward is the founder and Artistic Director of the Crabpot Players. Jimmy founded the company in the fall of 1993 and ever since, the Crabpot Players have produced over 160 shows locally and around the Southeast USA.  Jimmy has written and produced many of his own works as well, including Malibu East, Red Right Returning, Mayberry by the Sea, and many more.  When not directing or managing Crabpot, Jimmy works from his island home as a self-employed CPA and serves as a councilmember on Isle of Palms City Council.  

 

Originally from Houston, TX, Jennifer made her way to Charleston from Atanta, GA.  She is a performer, director and entertainer throughout the Lowcountry. Her vocal accomplishments include solos in Piccolo Spoleto, recitals in the internationally renowned Spivey Hall, and performances with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra Chorus under the direction of Robert Taylor of the College of Charleston. 

Daniel Prentice
Technology Consultant

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daniel@danielprentice.co

Gabrielle Wolfe
Design Consultant

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Daniel Prentice began working with the Crabpot Players in 2008 as a sound and light designer.  Over the years, he moved up to take the Operations Manager position and eventually assisted with the opening of the Crabpot Players Theatre as it is known today.  He resigned from his position in the Fall of 2014 but remains a resource to the company as a technology consultant.  

 

Gabrielle Wolfe attends Winthrop University and is studying fine arts with a concentration in painting and printmaking.  Gabrielle joined the Crabpot Players in May 2009 to assist with the design and painting of the set for The Wizard of Oz and has designed many sets since that time. She also serves as the photographer for all Crabpot Players events.  

Angelica Calci
Guest Services

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Minna Schubert
Guest Services

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OUR THEATRE

The Lobby of the Crabpot Players Theatre features a full bar, comfortable seating, and an open floor plan.  This area is available to rent for small corporate gatherings or parties and accomodates 40 people.