About Us

Mission Statement
“To foster the performing arts throughout Boundary County for the education, entertainment, and inspiration of the community”


The Pearl Theater, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization founded in 2012 with the goal of providing quality performing arts in an intimate historic downtown theater. Artfully renovated from an old church, the theater space is conveniently located at 7160 Ash St. just a few blocks from downtown Bonners Ferry, Idaho. The Pearl Theater’s objective as a nonprofit is to foster and develop the artistic talents and skills of community members of all ages, to serve as an outreach to encourage and facilitate social activities, and to nurture excellence in the performing arts through the presentation of performing artists from the local area as well as national and international arenas.

The Pearl Theater Board of Directors:

President: Rhea Verbanic

Vice President: Sue Wilson

Treasurer: Denise Critchen

Secretary: Val Thompson

Director: Scott Stover

Director: Dottie Gray

Advisory Board Member: Barbara Rawlings

Administrative Assistant: Ginny Kirsch

Honorary Founding Member: Carolyn Testa

Board meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month, 5:00pm at the Visitors’ Center.