Address and Phone

National Alliance for Musical Theatre
520 Eighth Avenue
Suite 301
New York, NY 10018
United States

Telephone: (212) 714-6668
Fax: (212) 714-0469

Our office is on the original homeland of the Munsee Lenape tribal nation. NAMT acknowledges the painful history of genocide and forced removal from this territory, and we honor and respect the many diverse Indigenous peoples still connected to this land on which we and our member theatres live and work.

Staff Direct Lines and Emails

General Inquiries

Betsy King Militello, Executive Director
(212) 714-6668 x11

Adam Grosswirth, Member Services Director
(212) 714-6668 x15

Frankie Dailey, New Works Director
(212) 714-6668 x14

Alana Roberts, Development Manager
(212) 714-6668 x16

Skye Cone Ivey, New Works Associate
(212) 714-6668 x 12

Emily Vortherms, Operations and Communications Associate
(212) 714-6668 x 10

Amanda Freedman,  Project Coordinator
(212) 714-6668 x 17

Board of Directors & Committee Members


our Staff

BETSY KING MILITELLO (she/her) (Executive Director) came to NAMT in August of 2011 from Outward Bound where she was Vice President of Development, responsible for an $8M annual fundraising goal. Prior organizations in which she served in non-profit administration and fundraising leadership roles include Hunter College, the NYU Child Study Center, Cooper Union and the Big Apple Circus, and she has also taught at Marymount Manhattan College as an Adjunct Professor in Non-profit Management. Following completion of her undergraduate degree at Harvard, she began her career in advertising; after receiving her Master’s degree in Public and Private Management (MPPM) from the Yale School of Management (with additional coursework in administration at the Yale School of Drama), she worked as a management consultant for Fortune 100 companies prior to moving to the non-profit sector. She also has theatre production experience, primarily in stage management and lighting, in both professional and volunteer musical theatre and opera organizations including Glimmerglass Opera and the Blue Hill Troupe. She is currently Treasurer of the Performing Arts Alliance Board of Directors.

ADAM GROSSWIRTH (he/him) (Member Services Director) has been Member Services Director at NAMT since 2008, acting as a liaison to NAMT’s 200+ members, tending to their customer service needs and traveling to theatres across the country. He is responsible for planning, implementing and maintaining NAMT’s many member services, programs and benefits, including two annual conferences, surveys, publications, online services, and the Innovation & Exploration Fund. Adam previously spent ten years as a stage manager, during which time he worked on many Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional and developmental productions, including Spring Awakening, Zanna Don’t!Here Lies Jenny, Xanadu, Aida, The Green Bird, and Bright Lights Big City, and he spent three seasons as the Stage Management Supervisor at the Williamstown Theatre Festival under the artistic direction of Roger Rees. From 2017 to 2022 Adam was also the Managing Director of the all-volunteer Upstart Creatures, creating “metaphysical feasts” several times a year. He is a native New Yorker and a graduate of Tufts University.

FRANKIE DAILEY (he/him) (New Works Director) has been working on the NAMT Festival of New Musicals since 2014, first as a Line Producer and then as General Manager from 2018 onward. Frankie’s experience in developing new musicals extends to the New York Musical Theatre Festival, Premieres’ Inner Voices Series, and Musical Theatre Factory, alongside the work of his boutique Off-Broadway theatrical management and producing office Dailey-Monda Management, where he and longtime collaborator Joey Monda have overseen the development and production of numerous artist-led projects both in New York and nationwide. Frankie was also on the producing team for NAMT’s 2018 30th Anniversary Gala, and has produced other concerts and one-night-only events at Town Hall in NYC, The Curran in San Francisco, Royce Hall in Los Angeles, and other venues across the country. Frankie holds a degree in Theatre and Dance from James Madison University and is a Fred Vogel Scholar of the Commercial Theatre Institute 14-Week Program. Outside of the theatre, Frankie is politically active and certified in grassroots campaign management through the Democratic National Committee Best Practices Institute.

ALANA ROBERTS (she/her) (Development Manager) is thrilled to join the NAMT team! As a fundraiser, she’s passionate about advocating for causes she believes in, one of which being the power that musical theatre has to entertain and inspire us! She previously worked at Only Make Believe as Development Associate, where she oversaw all institutional, individual, and event based fundraising for the organization. Alana graduated summa cum laude from Marymount Manhattan College with a degree in Theatre History and a minor in Arts Administration. When she’s not at NAMT, you can find Alana working as a House Manager at New York Theatre Workshop. And when she’s not doing that, she can be found spending time with her cat or attempting to befriend every corgi in New York.

SKYE CONE IVEY (she/her/ella) (New Works Associate) joined the NAMT team in 2022. She worked previously as a stage manager, her SM credits include TL;DR and Missing Peace (NAMT’s 33rd Annual Festival of New Musicals), Frida (Cincinnati Opera/Florida Grand Opera),Tosca (Cincinnati Opera), and Fellow Travelers (Prototype Festival). Skye is originally from St. Petersburg, Florida and has been living in NYC since receiving a BFA in Stage Management from the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. Skye also works as a wedding planner and a mental health advocate with the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

EMILY VORTHERMS (she/her) (Operations and Communications Associate) joined the NAMT team in 2022. She has previously held a wide range of roles from a lounge singer for Cunard Cruise Line to a Patron Services Representative in various Broadway houses in NYC. She has a passion for consent and advocacy within the entertainment industry and has trained with Intimacy Directors and Coordinators, and is a certified Rape and Domestic Violence Crisis Counselor through the state of New York. Emily grew up in South Dakota and attended the University of South Dakota, receiving a BFA in Musical Theatre and a Minor in Dance. She is thrilled to be a part of the NAMT team and looks forward to supporting our incredible members.

AMANDA FREEDMAN (she/her) (Project Coordinator)  Amanda is so excited to join the NAMT team! As an educator and artist, she is passionate about empowering students to become storytellers. She taught 8th Grade English for two years as a Teach For America Corps Member, where she was involved in her county’s Arts Integration initiative, and worked to incorporate art forms such as poetry, playwriting, movement and improv into her classroom instruction. She holds a BA in English from Tufts University and an MFA in Musical Theatre Writing from NYU. Outside of NAMT, Amanda is a lyricist and librettist who collaborates with fellow MT writers on various musical projects.

This page was last updated on 03/28/2024