Theatre Department Directors
The directors of the Theatre Department also spend time on stage with the Rep Co., rounding out the casts for both Educational and Dinner Theatre.
Artistic Director of Theatre
Pacer Harp first appeared on The Renaissance Center’s stage during the grand opening ceremonies when he portrayed Feddington in The 1940s Radio Hour. A Kentucky native, Pacer has also graced the Performance Hall as Mr. Fezziwig in A Christmas Carol, Lt. Cable in South Pacific and Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Pacer is probably best known for his portrayal of Michael Faraday in the Michael Faraday Science Theatre. He is Managing Director of the Gaslight Dinner Theatre where he has appeared in productions of Run for Your Wife, Forever Plaid, Christmas Seasonings and I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, and directed favorites such as Always... Patsy Cline, My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra, The Honky Tonk Angels, 8 Track - The Sounds of the ’70s, Last of the Red Hot Lovers and Nunsense. Pacer also serves on the Board of Directors of the National Dinner Theatre Association.
Assistant Artistic Director of Theatre
Amy Scott is managing director of the Renaissance Players. Originally from Cedar Hill, Tenn., Amy began with the Renaissance Repertory Theatre Company in 2001 and has appeared in 16 curriculum shows. Amy has appeared in 12 Gaslight Dinner Theatre productions, including Nunsense, I Do! I Do!, I Hate Hamlet, The Dining Room and The Last of the Red Hot Lovers. She appeared in community theatre productions of Godspell, A Christmas Carol and The Odd Couple. She directed the Renaissance Players productions of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and Faith County, as well as the Gaslight Dinner Theatre production of Run for Your Wife. Other theatre credits include Dearly Departed for Mockingbird Theatre, Merrily We Roll Along for Roxy Regional Theatre and You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown for Austin Peay State University. Amy also is the costume designer for all theatre productions at The Renaissance Center.