Meet the Palace Staff…

We are small, but we are mighty!



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The Executive Office Staff

Executive Director –Phillips Payson

Phillips is a Hawaii-based filmmaker and film festival coordinator. He has worked with the Hawaii International Film Festival, Chicago International Film Festival, Palm Springs International Film Festival, Seattle International Film Festival, and post-production house Deluxe New York, as well as co-founding the “Made In Hawaii Film Festival”. As the co-founder of Hawaii-based production company Larkin Pictures, Phillips has been making films in Hawaii since 2012.

Director of Communications – Marcia Prose

Marcia served as a volunteer on the board for over ten years before becoming our Marketing Specialist. She brings a background in both educational and professional theatre as well as graphic design. She makes all our posters, produces both the printed and electronic newsletter and executes other creative tasks. Marcia enjoys our special events like Rocky Horror Picture Show.


Office Manager – Meadow Lambert

Meadow started working for the Palace Theater back in August of 2012 as an Usher and Box Officer. She then moved her way up to House Manager, managing both our movies and live events. You can now find Meadow in our office during the day, as our Office Manager. Meadow enjoys the new and exciting things that come day to day working in a venue for live events.


Palace Bookkeeper – Bob Nutt

Bob brings many years of experience working with profit and non-profit organizations.  He has been providing accounting services to the Palace since 2012. He loves to bring his grandchildren to the Palace Theater to enjoy family friendly performances and events.

Grant Writer – Isobel Donovan

The Palace Night Staff

House Managers:  Tash Zarate, Theon Weber

Box Office: Conrado Astrande

Ushers: Conrado Astrande

Projectionist:  Theon Weber

Tech Specialists: Theon Weber

Maintenance:  Nicholas Mount