Meet Us


Mary McCarthy Hoegen
GDAC President & Rental Team Lead

Mary Hoegen (she/her) holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance and Minor in Technical Theatre Design. She has worked on hundreds of productions from producing, to directing and performing. She is the former owner and current co-director of Dance Progressions in Londonderry. She is very active in the community and also serves as co-director for the Miss Capital Area Scholarship Program. Mary is honored to serve on the board as President and is proud to lead a team who loves the theatre as much as she does while collaborating to bring new ideas, processes and programming to the Derry Opera House and the surrounding community.

Ryan Barrett
Program Assistant

Meet Ryan! Ryan (he/him) has been a part of The Derry Opera House family for the past eight years and is super excited to be joining the GDAC Support Staff Team as our Program Assistant. Ryan has worked with several local performing groups during his time at The Derry Opera House. These companies include but are not limited to...Kids Coop Theatre, Londonderry High School, The Voice Studio, and many more. When Ryan is not at The Derry Opera House he can be found at SNHU where he is studying for his Masters in Information Technology. 

Pat Pettengill
Technical Director
Izzy Todd
Theatre Support

Meet Izzy (they/them/theirs). Izzy is returning to the Derry Opera House after a few years off and is excited to rejoin our team as a Theatre Support Team member. They have worked with a handful of the groups that call the Derry Opera House home. Two of which are Kids Coop Theatre and Londonderry High School! When Izzy as not at the Opera House you can find them working towards a certificate at NHTI - Concord Community College in Early Childhood Education.