About Us

Our Mission

The nexStage Theatre’s mission is to provide a flexible venue for hosting, supporting and producing the performing arts in addition to educational, multicultural, philanthropic and community events.

About the nexStage Theatre

The Sun Valley Performing Arts/nexStage Theatre is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization serving Blaine County with a permanent theatre for local performers, staging quality performances of music, dance and theater, helping to underwrite non-profit community events and offering year-round educational performing arts classes for the families of Southern Idaho.

Since its beginnings in 2000, the nexStage Theatre has offered diverse programs that reach a large cross-section of the residents of Blaine County. They include:

  • A season of four plays including a contemporary play, a play for young audiences, a Shakespeare play and a Christmas show
  • A series of six free playreadings throughout the year
  • Dramatic Arts classes for all ages during the school year
  • The Sun Valley Shakespeare Festival
  • Underwriting community non-profit productions, films and events
  • Summer Stages (3 week drama day camp)
  • Camp Little Laugh (1 week sleep-away drama camp)

Our Staff

  • Managing Director: Kathy Wygle
  • Education Director: Patsy Wygle
  • Production Manager: Keith Moore

Our Board Members

  • William Lowe | Board Chair
  • Renata Beguin
  • Deborra Marshall Bohrer
  • Sallie Castle
  • Chris duPont
  • Michelle Griffith
  • Kathy Jones
  • Kat Grant Khosrowshahi
  • Dean Nichols
  • Collett Pruitt