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Speakers

Evelyn Danner

Keynote Speaker

Elbert (EJ) Joseph

Session Panelist

Willa Taylor

Director of Education, Goodman Theatre

Alia Taylor

Session Panelist

Kenny Leon

Tony and Obie Award-winning; Emmy-nominated; Broadway and Television director.

Greg Reiner

Director of Theater and Musical Theater, National Endowment for the Arts

Shaminda Amarakoon

Convening Planning Committee and Session Moderator

Marisa Tecson Johnston

Session Panelist

Angie Scott

Session Panelist

Leslie Recinos

Convening Planning Committee and Session Panelist

Kristen Jackson

Session Moderator

Jason Steer

Session Moderator

Ann-Carol Pence

Session Panelist

Terri Lynne Hudson

Session Panelist

Theresa Flanigan

Session Panelist

Felicia Brown

Session Panelist

Marjorie Parker

CEO, JobsFirstNYC

Susan Feder

Program Officer for the Arts & Culture Program, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Anne del Castillo

Commissioner, New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME)

Ali MacLean

Session Panelist

Rafael Abdulmajid

Keynote Speaker

Emily Marroquin

Keynote Speaker

Ava Kinsey

Keynote Moderator, Director of Education at Brooklyn Academy of Music

Veronica Chapman-Smith

Session Panelist

Reshard Riggins

Session Moderator

Elbert Joseph

Session Panelist

Talleri McRae

Session Moderator/Planning Committee Member

Alana Atterbury

Session Panelist

Nicole Brewer she,her

Session Panelist

Mica Cole (she)

Session Panelist

Kimberly Nwamanna

Session Panelist

Maya Lawrence

Session Panelist

Julia Levy

Executive Director, Roundabout Theatre

Aja M. Jackson

Session Panelist

Anthony Jackson

Session Panelist

Rachel Lee

Session Panelist

Angel Ysaguirre

Session Panelist

Elena Chang (she/her)

Session Moderator

Travis Ballenger

Session Panelist

Camille Schenkkan

Session Moderator/Planning Committee Member

Jeanette McCune

Session Moderator

Janette Martinez (she,her)

Session Panelist

Jennifer Halpern (she, her)

Session Panelist

Martin Hernandez

Session Panelist

David Stewart

Session Panelist

Jennifer Zeyl(they-she-jz)

Session Panelist

Sharifa Johka

Convening Planning Committee and Session Moderator

Karen Loftus (she/her)

Conference Staff and Session Panelist

Kimberly Douglas She-Her

Session Panelist

Brea Heidelberg

Session Moderator

Wesley Low

Session Panelist

Anita Maynard-Losh (she,her)

Session Panelist

Kelvin Dinkins, Jr.

Session Panelist

Alex Santiago-Jirau (he/him/his)

Conference Planning Committee and Session Panelist

Booths

IATSE Hidden Career Path Days

IATSE Hidden Career Path Days - Video

Theatrical Workforce Development Program

Roundabout Theatre Company's technical theatre workforce training program

Portland Stage Company

Educational Theater Apprenticeship

La Jolla Playhouse

Providing unfettered creative opportunities for a community of artists of all backgrounds and abilities

New York City Center

Committed to training the next generation of arts professionals by building pathways to careers in the arts for candidates underrepresented in the field of arts administration.

Open Stage Project

Closing the Gender Gap in Backstage and Onscreen Careers

Arena Stage

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New York Theatre Workshop

Want a career in theatre? It starts here!

American Theatre Wing's Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative

Providing America's youth access to theatre through the power of education via grants and scholarships.

American Theatre Wing's Network for Emerging Leaders in the Theatre

Professional and educational advancement through The Wing’s expert network

Supporting Transitions, a project of the Museum Arts Culture and Access Consortium

Supporting a more inclusive workplace for individuals with intellectual and neurodevelopmental disabilities

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Tony Award-Winning Summer Theatre in the Berkshires

Brighter Boston

Providing life-changing professional internships for Boston Public School students in the event production industry.

Roundabout Theatre Company: Internships/Apprenticeships

Career Training