Chris Benham will be the new technical director at Pentacle Theatre, replacing Tony Zandol who retires at the end of the year.

Benham, who has a degree in communications arts and theater from George Fox College, brings to Pentacle Theatre more than 20 years’ experience in theater as a performer, director, producer, scenic designer, set construction coordinator, scenic consultant and sound designer.

“Chris has the broad skills and direct practical experience we were looking for in a technical director,” said Pentacle Theatre Executive Director Lisa Joyce. “Best of all, Chris understands and has a passion for community theater. Community is the foundation of Pentacle Theatre’s 63-year success.”