Theater & Musical Theater: FY 2017 Grants Panelists

Art Works - Panel A June 16, 2016

Ekundayo Bandele Founder & CEO Hattiloo Theatre Memphis, TN Salina Chatlain Assistant to the Artistic Director Montana Repertory Theatre Missoula, MT Rick Dildine   Artistic & Executive Director Shakespeare Festival St. Louis St. Louis, MO Nicholas Jonczak Creative Producer Philadelphia, PA Elizabeth Portes         Professional Director Head of MFA Directing, The Theatre School DePaul University Chicago, IL P. Adam Walsh (Layperson) Arts Patron, Community Volunteer Brooklyn, NY

Art Works - Panel B June 16, 2016

Lois Copaken (Layperson) Arts Patron, Community Volunteer Mission Hills, KS Snehal Desai Artistic Director East West Players Los Angeles, CA Seena Hodges Senior Director- Marketing and Development Theater Latte Da Saint Paul, MN Jacqueline Lawton Playwright, Dramaturg Assistant Professor of Theatre UNC-Chapel Hill and PlayMakers Repertory Company Chapel Hill, NC Ralph Peña Producing Artistic Director Ma-Yi Theater Company New York, NY Emily Aguilar Thomas Theatre Artist, Educator, and Scholar Education and Outreach Director Indigenous Cultures Institute Austin, TX

Art Works - Panel C June 30, 2016

Susan Burk (Layperson) Laramie Project and Programs Specialist The Matthew Shepard Foundation Casper, WY Kwofe Coleman     Director of Marketing and Communications Municipal Theatre Association of St. Louis (The Muny) Saint Louis, MO Melissa Errico Actor, Singer New York, NY Sharon Maroney     Founding Producing Artistic Director Broadway Rose Theatre Company Tigard, OR Michael Price Founding Artistic Director Emeritus Goodspeed Musicals Chester, CT Anthony Rodriguez     Producing Artistic Director Aurora Theatre Duluth, GA

Art Works – Panel D July 7, 2016

Michelle Banks Actor, Producer, Director, Choreographer, Educator CEO Mianba Productions Washington, DC Mashuq Deen Theater Artist New Dramatists Company Member Brooklyn, NY Bradley Delzer Artistic Director and Performer Ensemble Member Theatre B Carlisle, PA Rafael Gallegos Director, Writer Albuquerque, NM Michelle Hausman (Layperson) Registered Behavior Technician Verbal Beginnings Fort Meade, MD Elena Muslar Program Assistant Skirball Cultural Center Los Angeles, CA

Art Works – Panel E July 7, 2016

LaTeshia Ellerson Development Director True Colors Theatre Company Austell, GA Michel Hausmann Artistic Director Miami New Drama Bay Harbor Islands, FL Heather McPherson (Layperson) Director of Advancement Children’s Community School Studio City, CA Ricardo Pérez González Playwright Astoria, NY Bradley Rothbart Dramaturg and Theorist Flourtown, PA Hana Sharif Playwright, Producer Associate Artistic Director Baltimore Center Stage Baltimore, MD

Art Works II – Panel A November 3, 2016

Corey Atkins     Freelance Theatre Director Long Island City, NY David B. Byrd Managing Director Clarence Brown Theatre Knoxville, TN Elaiza Irizarry Executive Director Miami Theater Center, Inc. Miami Shores, FL Mike H. McIntyre (Layperson) Passenger Service Agent Delta Air Lines Washington, DC Nikki M. Weaver Education Director Portland Playhouse Portland, OR Sabra Williams Director of Outreach and The Prison Project The Actors’ Gang Los Angeles, CA

Art Works II – Panel B November 3, 2016

Pamela R. Bridgeforth (Layperson) Director of Programs Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations Philadelphia, PA Marlon D. Deleon Marketing Development Coordinator South Bend Civic Theatre Related Arts Teacher Dickinson Fine Arts Academy South Bend, IN Bryan Lee Director of Marketing & Communications Round House Theatre Washington, DC Mustafa (Evren) Odcikin Director of New Plays and Marketing Golden Thread Productions San Francisco, CA Kyoung H. Park Artistic Director Kyoung’s Pacific Beat Brooklyn, NY

Art Works II - Panel C November 9, 2016

Torrie J. Allen Director of Development Oregon Shakespeare Festival Ashland, OR Michael I. Baron Producing Artistic Director Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma Oklahoma City, OK Joseph (Joe) S. Barros Director/Choreographer Artistic Director New York Theatre Barn Astoria, NY Maggie A. Boland Managing Director Signature Theatre Washington, DC Orlando G. Morales Musician, Songwriter, Educator Director of Rising Star Project and Internships The 5th Avenue Theatre Seattle, WA Pamela Robinson (Layperson) Founder/President The Robinson Company Santa Monica, CA

Art Works II - Panel D November 10, 2016

Adrian Budhu Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer Theatre Communications Group New York, NY Jeffrey C. Herrmann Managing Director Seattle Repertory Theatre Seattle, WA Shayla J. Roland Special Programming Manager Ford’s Theatre Arlington, VA Elizabeth Y. Rounsavall (Layperson) Director of Research & Analytics Chrysalis Ventures Louisville, KY Kinan Valdez Producing Artistic Director El Teatro Campesino San Juan Bautista, CA Preston A. Whiteway Executive Director Eugene O’Neill Theater Center New London, CT

Art Works II - Panel E November 10, 2016

Micaela (Mica) Garcia de Benavidez Organizational Manager/Company Manager/Education Director Su Teatro Denver, CO Marshall Jones Producing Artistic Director Crossroads Theatre Company Associate Professor of Theater Arts, Mason Gross School of the Arts Rutgers University North Brunswick, NJ Heather Randall Lewis (Layperson) Chairman Tony Randall Theatrical Fund New York, NY David M. Schmitz Executive Director Steppenwolf Theatre Company Chicago, IL Anita C. Stewart Executive & Artistic Director Portland Stage Portland, ME Eric Ting Artistic Director California Shakespeare Theater Berkeley, CA