Board of Directors

The 2015-2016 NAMT Board, incoming Board members and staff at a strategic planning retreat at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, CA. L-R: Lori Fineman, Phil Santora (Vice President), Betsy King Militello (Executive Director), Adam Grosswirth (Membership Director), Donna Lynn Hilton (President), Marsha S. Brooks (Legal Counsel), Kent Gash, Kenny Alhadeff, Elisbeth Challener, Michael Baron, Jen Whitton (Development Associate), Branden Huldeen (New Works Director), Karin Nilo (Program Assistant), Michael G. Murphy (Treasurer), Jeff Loeb (President-Elect), Keith Cromwell. (Not pictured: Kevin Moriarty, Peter Rothstein, Michael Jenkins, Lisa Grele Barrie, Rick Boynton, Wayne Bryan, Mark S. Hoebee, Buck Mason, Paige Price, Mark D. Sylvester)

Elisbeth Challener, ZACH Theatre (TX), President
Kenny Alhadeff, Junkyard Dog Productions (NY), Vice President
Curt Dale Clark, Maine State Music Theatre (ME), Vice President
Lori Fineman, Transport Group (NY), Treasurer
Pamela Adams, Atlantic Theater Company (NY), Secretary
Michael Baron, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma (OK)
Wayne Bryan, Music Theatre Wichita (KS) 
Kwofe Coleman
, The MUNY (MO)
Keith Cromwell, Red Mountain Theatre Company (AL)
Kate Galvin, Cardinal Stage Company (IN)
Kent Gash, NYU Tisch New Studio on Broadway (NY)
Dana Harrel, Disney Parks Live Entertainment (CA)
Van Kaplan, Pittsburgh CLO (PA)
Jeff Loeb, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)
Betsy King Militello, National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NY)
Søren Møller, Fredericia Theater and New Works Development Centre Uterus (Denmark)
Dan Murphy, Broadway Rose Theatre Company (OR)
Michael G. Murphy, Shea’s Performing Arts Center (NY)
Paige Price, Philadelphia Theatre Company (PA)
Aaron Thielen, Marriott Theatre (IL)
Michael Jenkins, Starlight Entertainment (TX), Board Emeritus Liaison
Marsha S. Brooks, Brooks & Distler (NY), Legal Counsel

Board Emeritus

Michael Jenkins, Starlight Entertainment (TX), Board Emeritus Liaison
Randy Adams, Junkyard Dog Productions (NY)
Judith Allen

Rick Boynton, Chicago Shakespeare Theater (IL)
Kathy Evans
Henry Fonte
, Molloy College (NY)
Bud Franks
Sue Frost,
Junkyard Dog Productions (NY)
Nancy Gibbs, 321 Theatrical Management (NY)
Charles Gray
Donna Lynn Hilton, Goodspeed Musicals (CT)
Robb Hunt,
Village Theatre (WA)
Richard Lewis
Sharon Maroney, Broadway Rose Theatre Company (OR)
Tom McCoy, McCoy Rigby Entertainment (CA) 
Bridget McDonough
, Music Theater Works (IL)
Jim Mercer, Pittsburgh CLO (PA)
Kevin Moore, The Human Race Theatre Company (OH)
Kevin Moriarty
Peter Rothstein,
Theater Latté Da (MN)
Phil Santora,
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley (CA)
Harriet Schlader
, Woodminster Summer Musicals (CA)
Marilynn Sheldon
Steve Stettler
, Weston Playhouse Theatre Company (VT)
Mark D. Sylvester, Walnut Street Theatre (PA)
Marty Wiviott, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)

Committees

Budget and Finance

Lori Fineman, Transport Group Theatre Company (NY), Chair
Debby Buchholz, La Jolla Playhouse (CA)
Tom Gabbard, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center (NC)
Nancy Gibbs, 321 Theatrical Management (NY)
Jeff Loeb, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)
Michael G. Murphy, Shea’s Performing Arts Center (NY)
Rachel Tischler, Goodspeed Musicals (CT)

Audit

Michael G. Murphy, Shea’s Performing Arts Center (NY), Chair
Debby Buchholz
, La Jolla Playhouse (CA)
Lori Fineman, Transport Group Theatre Company (NY)
Tom Gabbard
, Blumenthal Performing Arts Theatre (NC)
Nancy Gibbs
, 321 Theatrical Management (NY)
Jeff Loeb, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)
Mark D. Sylvester, Walnut Street Theatre (PA)
Rachel Tischler, Goodspeed Musicals (CT)

Development

Keith Cromwell, Red Mountain Theatre Company (AL), Chair
Elisbeth Challener
, ZACH Theatre (TX)
Jeff Loeb, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)
Phil Santora, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley (CA)
Jana Shea, Seaview Productions (CT)

Educational Resources

Dan Murphy, The Broadway Rose Theatre (OR), Chair
Michael Ballam
, Utah Festival Opera Company (UT)
Wayne Bryan
, Music Theatre Wichita (KS)
Mark Fleischer
, Pittsburgh CLO (PA)
Donna Lynn Hilton
, Goodspeed Musicals (CT)
Robb Hunt
, Village Theatre (WA)
Jennifer Jaquess, Red Mountain Theatre Company (AL)
Orlando Morales
, The 5th Avenue Theatre (WA)

Marketing

Kwofe Coleman, The MUNY (MO), Chair
Pamela Adams, Atlantic Theater Company (NY)
Wayne Bryan, Music Theatre Wichita (KS)
Lori Fineman, Transport Group Theatre Company (NY)
Søren Møller, Fredericia Theater and New Works Development Centre Uterus (Denmark)

Membership

Michael Baron, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma (OK), Co-Chair
Curt Dale Clark, Maine State Music Theatre (ME), Co-Chair
Nancy Altschuler, Goodspeed Musicals (CT)
Margot Astrachan, Margot Astrachan Production (NY)
Kwofe Coleman
, Municipal Theatre Association of St. Louis [The MUNY] (MO)
Bernadine C. Griffin, The 5th Avenue Theatre (WA)
Darryl Reuben Hall
, Stage Aurora Theatrical Company, Inc. (FL)
Andy Hite, Marriott Theatre (IL)
Bradford Kenney, Ogunquit Playhouse (ME)
Jon Moses, Riverside Theatre, Inc. (FL)
Ryan Norton, Tuacahn Center for the Arts (UT)
Diane Wright, Village Theatre (WA)

New Works

Rick Boynton, Chicago Shakespeare Theater (IL), Co-Chair
Paige Price, Philadelphia Theatre Company (PA), Co-Chair 
Elise Dewsberry, New Musicals Inc. (CA)
Kathy Evans
Abigail Katz, Atlantic Theater Company (NY)
Eric Keen-Louie, The Old Globe (CA)
Megan Larche Dominick, The MUNY (MO)
Ashley Wells, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma (OK)

Nominating

Jeff Loeb, The Hollywood Pantages (CA), Chair
Elisbeth Challener,
ZACH Theatre (TX)
Mark Fleischer, Pittsburgh CLO (PA)
Nancy Gibbs, 321 Theatrical Management (NY)
Jennifer Jaquess
, Red Mountain Theatre Company (AL)

2018 Fall Conference

Hillary Hart, Theatre Under The Stars (TX), Chair
Taneisha Duggan, TheatreWorks Hartford (CT)
Cody Lassen, Cody Lassen & Associates (NY)
Scott Levy, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Theatre Company (CO)
Jeff Rane, Uptown Players (TX)
Amy Rogers Schwartzreich, Pace New Musicals (NY)

2018 Festival of New Musicals

Pamela Adams, Atlantic Theater Company (NY), Co-Chair
Søren Møller, Fredericia Theater and New Works Development Centre Uterus (Denmark), Co-Chair
Robert Lee, NYU Tisch School of the Arts – Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program (NY), Chair Emeritus
Rick Edinger, Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama (PA)
Lori Fineman, Transport Group Theatre Company (NY)
Dana Harrel, Disney Parks Live Entertainment (CA)
Donna Lynn Hilton, Goodspeed Musicals (CT)
Tim Kashani, Apples and Oranges Arts (CA)
Dan Murphy, Broadway Rose Theatre Company (OR)
Dani Naish, 321 Theatrical Management (NY)
Patrick Parker, Paper Mill Playhouse (NJ)
Ann-Carol Pence, Aurora Theatre (GA)
Amy Rogers Schwartzreich, Pace New Musicals (NY)
Phil Santora,
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley (CA)
Matthew Schneider, Creative Endeavor Office (NY)
Yuvika Tolani, The Public Theater (NY)
Cheryl Davis, Alumna Writer Representative (Fest ’08, Barnstormer)

Festival Alumni Advisory Committee

Scotty Arnold (Fest ’16, When We’re Gone fka Mortality Play)
Beth Blatt (Fest ’05, Princess Caraboo fka Caraboo, Princess of Javasu)
Andrea Daly (Fest ’15, Legendale)
Mindi Dickstein (Fest ’16, Benny & Joon)
Adam Gwon (Fest ’08, Ordinary Days; Fest ’11, Bernice Bobs Her Hair; Fest ’14, String)
Timothy Huang (Fest ’15, American Morning fka Costs of Living)
Adam Mathias (Fest ’08, See Rock City and Other Destinations)
Tommy Newman (Fest ’07, Tinyard Hill; Fest ’09, Band Geeks!; Fest ’13, Single Girls Guide)
Kent Staines (Fest ’17, Prom Queen)
Chana Wise (Fest ’14, Mary Marie)