Meet Our Staff

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JEANIE LINDERS

Managing Artistic Director

Presented with the Veteran Feminist Medal of Honor by Gloria Steinem, Jeanie Linders is best known as the writer and producer of Menopause The Musical® and is a passionate voice for a generation of women facing more than just hot flashes.  Her work in entertainment and producing spans three and a half decades.

SPIKE MANTON

Business Development Director

Former Procter & Gamble Sales Manager turned comedian, Spike made 7 national TV appearances as a standup comic. His comedy lead to a 10-year career in Chicago radio doing afternoons on ESPN and WGN Radio, and mornings on the LOOP.  Spike also wrote the critically acclaimed comedy Leaving Iowa, which recently celebrated its’ 2,000th production. Spike and his wife Tami recently moved to Hendersonville from Chicago to be part of The Center.

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ROBYN CRAWFORD

Executive Director

Originally from the Boston area, Robyn has over 30 years working for local, state, and national non-profit organizations.  Her positions encompass membership development, marketing, educational training, event planning, and organizational management. Simultaneously, she has owned her own small business for 12 years and is a working artist.

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TAMI MANTON

Group Sales Manager

Tami has been in the group sales and tourism industry for the past 18 years in Chicago. In addition to successfully building group sales departments for both Chicago’s Apollo Theater and Porchlight Music Theatre, Tami has grown Group Theater Tix into one of the most successful sales agencies for commercial and off loop theater in Chicago. Tami recently relocated to Hendersonville and is excited to bring her expertise and passion to The Center!

About Us

The Center for Art & Entertainment proudly serves as the artistic hub of historic downtown Hendersonville.

 

Our intimate venue serves as the creative home in our community for theater, art, and musical performance.

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125 S. Main Street 

Hendersonville, NC 28792

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Box Office: 828-697-8547
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On performance days, the Center will be open 60 minutes prior to curtain.