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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YOUR NAME

Junie Dugas

YOU HAVE BEEN AN USHER SINCE?

Merrill Usher for 8 years, Ovations 1 year

YOU ARE FROM (TOWN)

Westbrook

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

Seeing all the wonderful shows that I couldn’t otherwise

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?

I saw ANNIE at Merrill several years ago, and really loved it. It’s a timeless story of optimism.

DO YOU SING, DANCE, ACT OR OTHERWISE PERFORM?

I do sing in my church choir, weddings, and funerals.

IN WHAT OTHER WAYS DO YOU SPEND YOUR FREE TIME?

Exploring Maine, and spending time with my beautiful 9 month old grandson, Albert.

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

Merrill. It is a beautiful venue.

HOW HAVE THE PERFORMING ARTS AFFECTED YOUR LIFE?

People who like to perform have God-given talents that should be shared and enjoyed!! It is one of the best ways to relate and enjoy the human experience.

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE PORTLAND LANDMARK?

Portland Head Light

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING TO DO IN PORTLAND?

A nice meal and beverage at an establishment on the water, or a schooner ride!

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE PORTLAND RESTAURANT?

Boones

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