Please help support the Admiral Theatre's Youth Arts Education programs by making a tax-deductible contribution in any amount today.

Arts appreciation and education is a vital and often overlooked aspect of K-12 education. Research has shown that a solid arts education enhances student outcomes in several important ways: boosting creativity, improving motivation and attendance, raising standardized test scores, and reducing dropout rates. Yet, arts education has been largely defunded in our schools, leaving parents to find alternative arts awareness and education opportunities for their children.

Bremerton’s Admiral Theatre is looking to fill this education gap by offering local parents and K-12 students a variety of inexpensive, subsidized and free arts awareness and education opportunities including:


Admiral Theatre Foundation Board of Directors
*Executive Committee Member

In Memorium, Founding Chair
A.H. Ike Parker

Joanne Haselwood, Chairman of the Board*
Owner, Haselwood Auto Group, HMI Commercial Development
Joined 1996 (20 Years Service)

Brian Buskirk, President*
Owner, Lighthouse Wealth Strategies
Joined 2004

Liz Gross, Vice President*
Retired / Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
Joined 2008

Leslie Krueger, Vice President*
Retired / Senior Living and Health Care Facilities Owner
Joined 1997 (19 Years Service)

Carol Sue Barker, Vice President*
Broker, Windermere Real Estate Kitsap
Joined 2010

Debbie Hill, Secretary*
Owner, Hill Worldwide Moving Services
Joined 2011

Tim Lavin, Treasurer*
Retired / Kitsap Sun Chief Financial Officer
Joined 2014

David Nelson, Director
Kitsap Sun Editor / Publisher
Joined 2016

Joan Hanten, Director
Retired / Vice President College Relations, Olympic College
Joined 2013

Bob Murphy, Director
Vice President, Air Management Solutions
Joined 2016

Michael Huey, DDS, Director
Private Practice Endodontist
Joined 2001 (15 Years Service)

Rose Holdren, DDS, Director
Owner, Rose Holdren Family Dentistry
Joined 2013

Dave Johnson, Director
Defalco Family Foundation
Joined 2010

Janice Krieger, Director
Owner, GEICO Insurance Local Office
Joined 2011

Greg Meyer, Director
Certified Public Accountant
Joined 2004 (12 Years Service)

John Mitchell, Director
Attorney / Private Practice Sanchez, Mitchell & Eastman, PSC
Joined 1990 (26 Years Service)

Steve Politakis, Director
Chief Executive Officer, Kitsap Bank
Joined 2011

Ivaly Alexander, Director
Community Volunteer / Bremerton High School Girls Golf Coach
Joined 2016

Bruce Yoder, Director
Retired Private Practice Dentist
Joined 2016

Debra Keene Bergeron, Director
Broker, Debra KB Properties LLC
Joined 2016

Kevin Cure, Director
Private Practice Attorney
Joined 2016

Pam Battin, Director
Administration Manager / Corinthian Wealth Partners
Joined 2016

Admiral Theatre Foundation Staff
Admin Office: 360.373.6810
Box Office: 360.373.6743

Brian Johnson
Executive Director
O: 360.932.3052
brian@admiraltheatre.org

Chad Haight
Operations Director
O: 360.932.3059
chad@admiraltheatre.org

Terry Hoffman
Chief Financial Officer
O: 360.932.3055
terry@admiraltheatre.org

Nita Hartley
Development Director
O: 360.932.3056
nita@admiraltheatre.org

Nate Murphy
Marketing & Public Relations Director
O: 360.932.3061
nate@admiraltheatre.org

Marty Connick
House Manager/Events Coordinator
O: 360.932.3054
marty@admiraltheatre.org

Tiffany Paulino
Box Office Manager
O: 360.932.3060 | Box Office: 360.373.6743
tiffany@admiraltheatre.org

Tim Hoffman
Technical Director
O: 360.932.3058
timhoffman@admiraltheatre.org

Andrew Saylor
Production Manager
O: 360.932.3051
andrew@admiraltheatre.org

Ted Ness
Executive Chef
O: 360.932.3083
ted@admiraltheatre.org

Carol Larson
Bar Manager
O: 360.932.3083


Sponsor a show

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the Admiral Theatre Foundation relies on the generous support of our season and show sponsors. From financial support to providing in-kind products and services, our sponsors help us attract a wide variety of world-class national and international acts to our historic stage, while keeping ticket prices affordable.

The Admiral Theatre offers exceptional opportunities to partner with you in supporting the performing arts. Recognized as the West Sound’s premier performing arts venue, the Admiral Theatre fills a vital need in our community's cultural arena by attracting world-class shows and events.

Become a partner with the Admiral Theatre and receive recognition as a civic leader that supports the arts. You will receive access to a diverse audience of over 50,000 people and exposure to a bold and adventurous performing arts season. We offer full season sponsorships or a variety of single show sponsorship opportunities to match your interests. 

For more information about sponsorship opportunities and benefits contact our Development Director, Nita Hartley, at 360.373.6810. 

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