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Our objective is to provide vibrant educational opportunities for students while nurturing creativity, inspiring artistic potential, building confidence, and encouraging self-expression. We are committed to enriching the lives of individuals of all ages, and engaging our community under the guidance of Gary Cadwallader, our director of education and community engagement.


Director of Education and Community Engagement

Gary Cadwallader is a professional director, actor, and educator who is passionate about "arts for all."  Prior to joining the team at Palm Beach Dramaworks in 2016, Gary was the Director of Education at Orlando Repertory Theatre and Seaside Music Theatre.  Gary creates theatre-based programming, master classes, and professional development workshops for students and educators.  Gary is currently the Immediate Past President for Florida Theatre Conference and is a member of Actors' Equity Association and the Screen Actors Guild.  

To learn more about PBD’s education programming, and to support the education department, please contact Gary Cadwallader at  [email protected] or  561.514.4042 ext. 123