Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff

Board of Directors

The Eastern Shore’s Own, Inc. was founded in 1984 by Allen Derrick, a retired actor from New York and Joyce Holland, a local theater performer. Originally the ESO was an adult theater troupe that expanded into instruction of the arts and became incorporated on August 1, 1986.The ESO began leasing the Belle Haven School building from the Town of Belle Haven on September 1, 1986.The ESO has been located in the facility since that time.

John Mason

Roland Lusk

Meghan Wickham

Susan Morey

Tom Bonniwell
Amy Brandt
Bill McGlothlin
Susannah Morey
Anne Payne
Traci Smith
Kristin Willis

Our Staff

Ashley Aigner Antunes

Margaret James

Supporting the Arts since 1984


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PO Box 147
Belle Haven, VA 23306
15293 King Street
Belle Haven, VA 23306
(757) 442-3226

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