We are a community theatre with a mission to provide a creative outlet to a diverse community. Our purpose is to enrich, educate, and entertain, by providing a superior theatre experience that will have a positive economic impact on the local economy. Also, to bring a light to, and support local charities. We encourage all people of the community to become involved as a volunteer, cast, or crew member, or simply as an audience member.

Regional Production Members Theatre Company is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

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Regional Production Members
Theatre Company

Who We Are

Meet Our Team

The Green Pond Landing and Event Center Amphitheatre

Dave DiGeronimo
Founder and Executive Director

rpmdave@earthlink.net

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Dave DiGeronimo, RPM Theatre Company's founder and Executive Director, is an experienced  community theatre actor and director, as well as a  homeowner on Lake Hartwell.

Dave is a regular in the Upstate Theatre community, having appeared at many of the Upstate Theatres including, Greenville Theatre, Mill Town Players, The Market Theatre, The Abbeville Opera House, Clemson Little Theatre, Greenwood Community Theatre, The Walhalla Civic Auditorium, Electric City Playhouse, The Carolina Theatre Aliance, ACT Theatre, Oconee Community Theatre, Foothills Playhouse, and Southern Wesleyan University. 

By day Dave owns and operates Revenue Performance Methods, a Sales, Marketing  and  Training Agency. He and his wife Vinia have been married since 1990 and live in Anderson where they share a house with their four Dachshunds, Rocco, Fabio, Baci and Valentina. Prior to relocating to Anderson in 2003, He lived and worked in Atlanta where he  was Vice President of Marketing and National Sales Manager for APCO/EasyCare

David LaTorre
Board Member
thedavidlatorre@gmail.com

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David LaTorre is an actor, theatrical producer, and teaching artist who received his BFA in Musical Theatre from the SC School of the Arts at Anderson University. Some of his favorite credits at AU include Bob Wallace (White Christmas) and Henry (Next to Normal). David has also enjoyed performing other roles in the upstate such as the Miss Nelson is Missing tour with the SC Children’s Theatre and the Annual 24 Hour Musical (Market Theatre Company). 

 

He has produced musical revues, cabarets, and original shows in Anderson, Columbia, and surrounding areas. David has also worked as a director and actor in Almost, Maine and Gilligan’s Island the Musical at The Abbeville Opera House. 

 

David worked as a teaching artist for multiple school districts and theatres before getting hired in entertainment at Universal Orlando Resort in the Universal Holiday Parade featuring Macys and the Halloween Horror Nights event. Since then, David has moved back to Columbia and is honored to be on the Board of Directors for the Regional Production Members Theatre Company. 

Melody Yasi
Board Member
melody.b.yasi@gmail.com

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Melody has a strong passion for and background in the arts, stage and screen. She is a veteran on-camera talent with the Millie Lewis Agency in Greenville, and the Founder and former Director of the home school program, Classical Conversations, Simpsonville, SC. In 2010, she founded and served as Executive Director of Artios Academies of Arts and History and additionally Artios Preparatory Academy, Greenville, producing and directing numerous stage and theatrical events and shows including full-scale musical productions as well as a full-length feature film. In 2017 she went on to serve as the Artistic Director of the Younts Center for Performing Arts, bringing high quality community theatre to the Golden Strip area. She stepped down in 2019 to refocus and pursue her new passion of helping bring hope and health to those who are seeking a better, healthier life - body, mind and spirit.

 

Melody is an entrepreneur and owner of MYlife180 Health and Wellness. She is a successful home-schooling mom, was a leader in that community, She and her husband, Robert, have been married since 1993. They have two incredible adult children who have spent hours on stage, behind the scenes and behind the camera. Melody and Robert enjoy living in the beautiful Powdersville community.

Robert W. "Bob" Bennett
Board Member
rb@clemson.edu

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Bob is originally from upstate NY; has a BA from SUNY Fredonia and Master’s degree from Alfred University and began working in education as a high school history teacher.  He has worked in Higher Ed for over 35 years, settling at Clemson University, where he’s been for over 20 years.

 

Prior to serving Clemson as Sr. Associate Director of Admissions, Bob has worked at:

 Alfred University, Alfred, NY- Assistant Director of Admissions

Catawba College, Salisbury, NC- Chief Enrollment Officer

Philadelphia College of Textiles & Science, Philadelphia, PA- Director of Undergraduate Admission
Union College, Barbourville, KY- Dean of Admission and VP for Enrollment & Recruitment 

 

He has two daughters, who in their younger years were active in music and theatre through ACT, Electric City Playhouse, Anderson University and the Montessori School of Anderson. He and his wife Susan have enjoyed attending and supporting their children in the arts in Anderson.  

Gary Gentry
Board Member
gbgentry@bellsouth.net

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Gary Gentry has recently retired from Premier Productions, a concert promotion and production company, promoting Christian concerts all across the United States and Canada.  Gary was one of the founders and owners of this company.  Gary is still an owner of Premier Christian Cruises, a company that focuses on Christian Cruises and trips to the Holy Land.  

 

Gary was active in the theater in high school and college, but soon turned his energy into to raising and providing for his family.  He received a MA in Psychology from Marshall University and worked as a School Psychologist prior to entering concert promotion. 

 

Gary re-entered the theater world in 2009 and since that time has acted in plays and musicals throughout upstate South Carolina, working at the South Carolina Children’s Theatre and the Greenville Theatre (both in Greenville), Foothills Playhouse (Easley), the Electric City Playhouse (Anderson), Clemson Little Theatre (Pendleton), Oconee Community Theatre (Seneca), Walhalla Performing Arts Center, and the Abbeville Opera House.  

Our 2022 Lakeside Theatre Live Season
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The Amphitheatre Stage

The Green Pond Landing and Event Center Amphitheatre

The Green Pond Landing and Event Center is a World Class Bass Fishing Tournament facility where construction of a brand-new 1300-seat amphitheater has recently been completed. The event center has plenty of parking, is handicap friendly, and has clean restrooms. 

 

The Amphitheatre, when not in use for fishing tournaments, will host live theatre stage productions produced by the RPM Theatre Company.

Glenn Brill, Director of Anderson County Parks, Recreation, Tourism Division said, "This is the only Amphitheater on the entire Lake Hartwell. The setting with it's gorgeous back drop will be a great place for people to enjoy quality, lake side live theatre." 

Less than 4 miles from I-85, this new state-of-the-art recreational facility is centrally located on the Lake Hartwell Fishery at 470 Green Pond Road, Anderson, S.C. 

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