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)

Michael G. Murphy, Shea’s Performing Arts Center (NY), President
Kwofe A. Coleman, The MUNY (MO), Vice President
Kate Galvin, Cardinal Stage Company (IN), Vice President
Pamela Adams, Atlantic Theater Company (NY), Treasurer
Hillary Hart, Theatre Under The Stars (TX), Secretary
Bill Berry, The 5th Avenue Theatre (WA)
Elisbeth Challener, ZACH Theatre (TX)
Curt Dale Clark, Maine State Music Theatre (ME)
Lori Fineman, Lori Fineman Productions (NY)
Mark Fleischer, Pittsburgh CLO (PA)
Kent Gash, NYU Tisch New Studio on Broadway (NY)
Mac Ingram, Ars Nova (NY)
Eric Keen-Louie, La Jolla Playhouse (CA)
Betsy King Militello, National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NY)
Dan Murphy, Broadway Rose Theatre Company (OR)
Anthony Rodriguez, Aurora Theatre (GA)
Aaron Thielen, Marriott Theatre (IL)
Rachel Tischler, Goodspeed Musicals (CT)
Nancy Gibbs, 321 Theatrical Management (NY), Board Emeritus Liaison
Marsha S. Brooks, Brooks & Distler (NY), Legal Counsel

Board Emeritus

Nancy Gibbs, Board Emeritus Liaison, 321 Theatrical Management (NY)
Randy Adams
, Junkyard Dog Productions (NY)
Kenny Alhadeff, Junkyard Dog Productions (NY)
Judith Allen  
Michael Baron, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma (OK)
Rick Boynton, Chicago Shakespeare Theater (IL)
Wayne Bryan, Music Theatre Wichita (KS)
Keith Cromwell, Red Mountain Theatre Company (AL)
Kathy Evans
Henry Fonte,
 Molloy College/CAP21 BFA Program (NY)
Sue Frost,
 Junkyard Dog Productions (NY)
Charles Gray
Donna Lynn Hilton, 
Goodspeed Musicals (CT)
Mark S. Hoebee
, Paper Mill Playhouse (NJ)
Robb Hunt
, Village Theatre (WA)
Michael Jenkins, Starlight Entertainment (TX)
Van Kaplan, Pittsburgh CLO (PA)
Jeff Loeb, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)
Sharon Maroney, Broadway Rose Theatre (OR)
Buck Mason, IBM Creative, Inc. (CA)
Tom McCoy, McCoy Rigby Entertainment (CA) 
Bridget McDonough
, Light Opera Works (IL)
Jim Mercer
Kevin Moore, The Human Race Theatre Company (OH)
Kevin Moriarty, Dallas Theater Center (TX)
Paige Price, Philadelphia Theatre Company (PA)
Peter Rothstein, Theater Latté Da (MN)
Phil Santora, 
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley (CA)
Harriet Schlader
, Woodminster Summer Musicals (CA)
Marilynn Sheldon
Steve Stettler

Mark D. Sylvester
, Walnut Street Theatre (PA)
Marty Wiviott, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)

 

Committees

Budget and Finance

Pamela Adams, Atlantic Theater Company (NY), Chair
Debby Buchholz, La Jolla Playhouse (CA)
Lori Fineman, Lori Fineman Productions (NY)
Tom Gabbard, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center (NC)
Nancy Gibbs, 321 Theatrical Management (NY)
Hillary Hart, Theatre Under The Stars (TX)
Jeff Loeb, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)
Michael G. Murphy, Shea’s Performing Arts Center (NY)
Rachel Tischler, Goodspeed Musicals (CT)

Audit

Lori Fineman, Lori Fineman Productions (NY), Chair
Pamela Adams
, Atlantic Theater Company (NY)
Debby Buchholz
, La Jolla Playhouse (CA)
Tom Gabbard
, Blumenthal Performing Arts Theatre (NC)
Nancy Gibbs
, 321 Theatrical Management (NY)
Hillary Hart, Theatre Under The Stars (TX)
Jeff Loeb, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)
Michael G. Murphy, Shea’s Performing Arts Center (NY)
Rachel Tischler, Goodspeed Musicals (CT)

Development

Elisbeth Challener, ZACH Theatre (TX), Chair
Michael Baron,
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma (OK)
Keith Cromwell, Red Mountain Theatre Company (AL)
Jeff Loeb, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)
Paige Price, Philadelphia Theatre Company (PA)
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)
Rick Boynton, Chicago Shakespeare Theater (IL)
Wayne Bryan
, Music Theatre Wichita (KS)
Mark Fleischer
, Pittsburgh CLO (PA)
Robb Hunt
, Village Theatre (WA)
Jennifer Jaquess, Red Mountain Theatre Company (AL)
Orlando Morales
, The 5th Avenue Theatre (WA)

Strategic Communications

Kwofe Coleman, The MUNY (MO), Chair
Curt Dale Clark, Maine State Music Theatre (ME)
Hillary Hart, Theatre Under The Stars (TX)
Jeff Loeb, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)
Michael G. Murphy, Shea’s Performing Arts Center (NY)
Aaron Thielen, The Marriott Theatre (IL)

Membership

Anthony Rodriguez, Aurora Theatre (GA), Co-Chair
Aaron Thielen, Maine State Music Theatre (ME), Co-Chair
Nancy Altschuler, Goodspeed Musicals (CT)
Amy Corcoran, La Jolla Playhouse (CA)
Kelli Foster Warder, Theater Latté Da (MN)
Jeff Rane, Uptown Players (TX)
Darryl Reuben Hall, Stage Aurora Theatrical Company, Inc. (NY)
Peter Rothstein, Theater Latté Da (MN)
Daniel Thomas, 42nd Street Moon (CA)
Brad Willcuts, Michigan State University (MI)
Diane Wright, Village Theatre (WA)

New Works

Eric Keen-Louie, La Jolla Playhouse (CA), Chair
Carlos Armesto, Theatre C (NY)
Margot Astrachan, Margot Astrachan Productions (NY)
Thembi Duncan, Shea’s Performing Arts Center (NY)
Snehal Desai, East West Players (CA)
Brandon Ivie, Village Theatre (WA)
Elizabeth Kenseck, WaterTower Theatre (TX)
James Rocco (MN)
Aaron Thielen, Marriott Theatre (IL)

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility

Eric Keen-Louie, La Jolla Playhouse (CA), Chair
Pamela Adams, Atlantic Theater Company (NY)
Kwofe Coleman, The MUNY (MO)
Lori Fineman, Lori Fineman Productions (NY)
Kate Galvin, Cardinal Stage Company (IN)
Kent Gash, NYU Tisch New Studio on Broadway (NY)
Dana Harrel, formerly of Disney Parks Live Entertainment (CA)
Mac Ingram, Ars Nova (NY)
Michael G. Murphy, Shea’s Performing Arts Center (NY)

2020 Fall Conference

Elisbeth Challener, ZACH Theatre (TX)
Susanna Gellert, Weston Playhouse (VT)
Gabe Gloden, Cardinal Stage (IN)
Bernie Griffin, The 5th Avenue Theatre (WA)
Jim Reynolds, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma (OK)
Richard Roland, Indiana University (IN)
Blair Russell, Show Shepherd (NY)
Brett Smock, The Rev Theatre Company (NY)

2020 Festival of New Musicals

Dana Harrel, formerly of Disney Parks Live Entertainment (CA), Co-Chair
Yuvika Tolani, The Public Theater (NY), Co-Chair
Pamela Adams, Atlantic Theater Co. (NY), Chair Emeritus
Brannon Bowers, American Music Theatre Project (IL)
Taneisha Duggan, TheaterWorks Hartford (CT)
Charles Duke, Musician and Music Director
Rick Edinger, Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama (PA)
Kate Galvin, Cardinal Stage Company (IN)
Marguerite Hannah, Horizon Theatre (GA)
Branden Huldeen, Barrington Stage Company (MA)
Tim Kashani, Apples and Oranges Arts (CA)
Jonathan McCrory, National Black Theatre (NY)
Dan Murphy, Broadway Rose Theatre Company (OR)
Dani Naish, RCI Theatricals (NY)
Olivia O’Connor, Pittsburgh CLO (PA)
Patrick Parker, Paper Mill Playhouse (NJ)
Lisa Rubin, Segal Centre for Performing Arts(QC)
Phil Santora, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley (CA)
Alexis Williams, Playwrights Realm (NY)
Michael Kooman, (Alumnus Writer Representative), writer of Dani Girl (Fest ’11) and The Noteworthy Life of Howard Barnes (Fest ’14)

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)