Theater/Musical Theater: FY 2013 Grants Panelists

Art Works I, Panel A
June 13-14, 2012

Jenny Allen (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
Shepherdstown, WV

Jocelyn Florence
Associate Producer
Ars Nova
Brooklyn, NY

Kathy Hsieh
Actor, Writer, Director
Cultural Partnerships and Grants Manager
Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs
Seattle, WA

Rohan Preston
Writer, Poet
Theater Critic
Star Tribune
Minneapolis, MN

Tlaloc Rivas
Assistant Professor of Theatre
University of Iowa
University City, MO

Art Works I, Panel B1
July 10 – 11, 2012

Sean Daniels
Director, Theater Administrator
Lecanto, FL

Tre Garrett
Artistic Director
Jubilee Theatre
Fort Worth, TX

Bernadine (Bernie) Clare Griffin
Managing Director
5th Avenue Theatre
Seattle, WA

Norena Gutierrez (Layperson)
Consultant
InterNET Services
Charlotte, NC

Noël Raymond
Co-Artistic Managing Director
Pillsbury House Theatre
Minneapolis, MN

Art Works I, Panel B2
July 11, 2012

Sean Daniels
Director, Theater Administrator
Lecanto, FL

Tre Garrett
Artistic Director
Jubilee Theatre
Fort Worth, TX

Norena Gutierrez (Layperson)
Consultant
InterNET Services
Charlotte, NC

Art Works I, Panel C1
July 12-13, 2012

Karen Allen Baxter
Producer/Managing Director
Rites and Reason Theatre/Brown University
Foster, RI

Sarah Benson
Artistic Director
Soho Repertory Theater
Brooklyn, NY

Becca Doten (Layperson)
Chief of Staff
Office of Los Angeles City Councilmember Richard Alarcón
Los Angeles, CA

Eric Johnson
Artistic Director
Honolulu Theatre for Youth
Honolulu, HI

Gwendolyn (Wendy) Whiteside
Producing Artistic Director
American Blues Theater
Chicago, IL

Art Works I, Panel C2
July 13, 2012

Becca Doten (Layperson)
Chief of Staff
Staff of Los Angeles City Councilmember Richard Alarcón
Los Angeles, CA

Eric Johnson
Artistic Director
Honolulu Theatre for Youth
Honolulu, HI

Gwendolyn (Wendy) Whiteside
Producing Artistic Director
American Blues Theater
Chicago, IL

Art Works II, Panel A1
November 8-9, 2012

Sofia Alvarez
Writer
Brooklyn, NY

Jon Amores (Layperson)
Executive Director
West Virginia Racing Commission
Charleston, WV

Larissa FastHorse
Freelance Playwright & Choreographer
Santa Monica, CA

Darren W. McCroom
Freelance Lighting Designer
Champaign, IL

Rob Ruggiero
Interim Artistic Director
TheaterWorks
West Hartford, CT

Art Works II, Panel A2
November 9, 2012

Jon Amores (Layperson)
Executive Director
West Virginia Racing Commission
Charleston, WV

Larissa FastHorse
Freelance Playwright & Choreographer
Santa Monica, CA

Darren W. McCroom
Freelance Lighting Designer
Champaign, IL

Rob Ruggiero
Interim Artistic Director
TheaterWorks
West Hartford, CT

Art Works II, Panel B1
November 13 - 14, 2012

Claudia Alick
Associate Producer
Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Ashland, OR

Leah Cooper
Freelance Director
Executive Director
Minnesota Theater Alliance
Minneapolis, MN

Katharine Laidlaw
Executive Producer, School of the Arts
University of North Carolina
Winston-Salem, NC

Erica Meium (Layperson)
Shift Manager
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group
Seattle, WA

Jose Luis Valenzuela
Artistic Director, Latino Theater Company
Los Angeles Theatre Center
Los Angeles, CA


Art Works II, Panel B2
November 14, 2012

Leah Cooper
Freelance Director
Executive Director
Minnesota Theater Alliance
Minneapolis, MN

Katharine Laidlaw
Executive Producer, School of the Arts
University of North Carolina
Winston-Salem, NC

Erica Meium (Layperson)
Shift Manager
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group
Seattle, WA