Board/Staff

Staff
Executive Director: Willow Jade Norton
Registrar/Finance: Teresa Conway
Website Creative & Graphic Designer: Michelle Shapiro
Podcast Technical Producer: Danny Debner

Executive Board
Acting President: Jesse Bernstein
(Artistic Director, Theatre Ariel, Actor, Director, Writer; Philadelphia, PA)
Vice-president: David Y. Chack (Producing Artistic Director, ShPIel – Performing Identity; Chicago, IL)
Vice-president: Wendy Kout (Playwright, Producer; Santa Barbara, CA)
Treasurer: Adam Immerwahr (Artistic Director, Village Theatre, Seattle, WA)
Secretary: Danielle Levsky (Writer, Clown, Performer, Producer; Chicago, IL)
Hank Kimmel (Immediate Past President, Working Title Playwrights; playwright, attorney; Atlanta, GA)
Leah Hamos (Theatre Agent, The Gersh Agency; New York, NY)
Shawna James (Board Liaison, Theatre Communications Group, director and producer, Brooklyn, NY)
Kendell Pinkney (Theatre Maker, Creative Producer, Founding Artistic Director of The Workshop)
Jill Rafson (Associate Artistic Director, Roundabout Theatre Company; Dramaturg; New York, NY)
Ronda Spinak (Co-Founder, Artistic Director, The Braid; Los Angeles, CA)
Ari Weinberg (Artistic & Managing Director, Winnipeg Jewish Theatre; Canada)

Members-at-Large
Hadar Galron (Playwright, Performer of Mikveh, The Secrets, Passion Killer, Whistle; Israel)
Yehudah Jai Husband (Artistic Director, SH’MA Theatre Group, NAACP Award; Louisville, KY)

Previous Board Members
(Tenure ended in 2021)
Toby Klein Greenwald (Artistic Director, Raise Your Spirits Theatre/Na’na Playback Dance Theater; Israel)
Ralph Meranto
(Artistic Director, Center Stage Theatre; Rochester, NY) Rmeranto@jccrochester.org
Deborah Baer Mozes (Artistic Director, Theatre Ariel; Philadelphia, PA) dbmozes@theatreariel.org
Debórah Eliezer (Social Activist, Artistic Director, foolsFURY Theater; San Francisco, CA)

Honorary Board
Theodore Bikel (z”l) (Actor, Musician, Union Leader, Civil Rights Activist)
Tovah Feldshuh
Mira Hirsch
(Theatre Director, Educator; Atlanta, GA)
Adam Kantor (Actor; NYC)
Ellen Schiff (Scholar and Professor Emerita; New York)
Robert Skloot (Scholar and Professor Emeritus; Madison, WI)

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