Recently, Very Useful Theatre Company President, Paul Bath, stopped into the Newmarket Food Pantry recently to present the organization with a donation cheque for $1,250 raised from proceeds collected at the 2021 Newmarket International Festival of One Act Plays. The company was able to raise these funds for the community food hub organization despite imposed attendance restrictions.
Tom Pearson has produced, written and directed and acted / hosted for Film, TV & Live Stage and is a former theatre school instructor. He is also a York Region Film Festival Best Doc winner and a former Entertainment Editor and Columnist for CoverStory York Region. Tom joined the Board of Directors the Very Useful Theatre Company in 2021 and acted as Stage Manager for the 2021 festival.