Douglas Cooper

Black Box Director
Doug was born and raised in Monongahela, PA and there began his love for the theatrical arts while attending Ringgold High School.  A graduate of Purdue University with a B.A. degree in Theatre and Communications, Doug has extensive experience in all aspects of theatre production including: stage acting, vocals, directing, stage combat & stage management. 
 
After years away from the theatre while working in the media sales industry, Doug rediscovered his love for the performing arts with his daughter Shea when he returned to the stage as Wily Wonka for the PATABS musical in 2017. Since then, Doug has acted in plays and musicals and directed plays locally with Hanover Little Theatre, PATABS & The Vault.
 
Doug lives in Hanover with his wife, Heather. They have three children, Hayden, Cole, & Shea (who studies and teaches at PATABS).