Our ushers are a valuable part of our team and help the Portland community experience the performing arts—each month we are going to recognize one usher and share a bit more about who they are.

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fred-princeYOUR NAME

Frederick A. Prince

YOU HAVE BEEN AN USHER SINCE?

I have been a Merrill and Ovations usher for 10 years

YOU ARE FROM (TOWN)

Scarborough

WHAT DO YOU LIKE BEST ABOUT BEING A PORTLAND OVATIONS USHER?

N/A

WHICH PORTLAND OVATIONS PERFORMANCE HAS BEEN YOUR FAVORITE SO FAR (THAT YOU’VE EITHER WORKED AT AS AN USHER OR ATTENDED AS A GUEST)? WHY?

Straight No Chaser

DO YOU SING, DANCE, ACT OR OTHERWISE PERFORM?

N/A

IN WHAT OTHER WAYS DO YOU SPEND YOUR FREE TIME?

I am an Author: A Journey with The Holy Spirit, and soon to be published, again on Amazon, A Lion Dead to The Lord.

Other activities: Golf, Pickelball, Biking, Walking and Clamming

OUT OF ALL THE VENUES THAT PORTLAND OVATIONS USES WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TO WORK? WHY?

I enjoy working at the Merrill in the balcony. It’s a beautiful building; the crews are great to work with, and the guests are wonderful.

HOW HAVE THE PERFORMING ARTS AFFECTED YOUR LIFE?

The performing arts create a world for me where the cares of the day are left behind.

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE PORTLAND LANDMARK?

The Eastern Promenade.

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING TO DO IN PORTLAND?

Usher at the Merrill.

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE PORTLAND RESTAURANT?

I enjoy many and to name one wouldn’t be fair.