Our mission

The Philipstown Depot Theatre is a unique community-based performing arts center that connects families and individuals in the Hudson River Valley with the best in high-caliber affordable theater, music and films. The theater entertains, educates and informs audiences with its programs and productions administered in partnership with the Town of Philipstown Recreation Department.

For the Depot's financial records, click here. Minutes of recent board meetings are available below.


Stephen Ives

Michael LaRocco

Katherine Plummer

Jack Goldstein
MJ Martin
Vice Chairs, Marketing/Development

Sheila P. Rauch
Vice Chair, Programming

Christopher Nowak
Robert Rhodes
Vice Chairs, Operations

Joel Conybear, Gretchen Dykstra, John Lane, Claudio Marzollo, Byron Stinson, Terry Turner


Amy Dul
Executive Director

Nancy Swann
Artistic Director

John Leyden
Technical Director

Julie Heckert
House Manager

Anne Vitiello
Development Associate

Ned P. Rauch
Marketing Associate




Photography credits: Ross Corsair; Gregory Punch; Liz and Ned Rauch; historical images courtesy of Antipodean Books and Putnam County Historian Sarah Johnson.