Theatre Washington Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Abel Lopez
Abel Lopez
He/Him/His
Associate Producing Director
GALA Hispanic Theatre

Abel Lopez, associate producing director of GALA Hispanic Theatre, is Treasurer of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters.

Adrián González
Adrián González Sierra
He/Him/His
Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategist

Originally from Monterrey, México, Adrián González Sierra is a global diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategist and human rights advocate.

amy austin
Amy Austin
she/her/hers
President & CEO
Theatre Washington

Amy Austin has combined passions of storytelling, theatre, journalism, event production, and her favorite place, Washington, DC.

Andrew Ammerman
Andrew R. Ammerman
He/Him/His
CEO
Ammerman Investments

Andrew is the CEO of the Ammerman Partnerships located in Washington, D.C..

Bonnie Nelson Schwartz
Bonnie Nelson Schwartz
She/Her/Hers
Producer
BNS PRODUCTIONS INT.

Bonnie Nelson Schwartz is a Tony and Emmy-nominated producer of Broadway and Off-Broadway theatre, television, and concerts.

Dana Smith
Dana Michelle Smith
She/Her/Hers
Principal/Founder
Dana M. Smith Consulting, LLC

Ms. Smith is a Broadway & professional theatre veteran. She has performed on the Opera House stage of the John F. Kennedy Center with two different productions.

david sirignano
David A. Sirignano
He/Him/His
Partner
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP

David Sirignano is a practicing corporate and securities lawyer with the D.C. office of an international law firm.

Emika Abe
Emika Abe
She/Her/Hers
Senior Director of Programming
Leadership Greater Washington

Emika Abe is an independent arts consultant who was most recently Managing Director of Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company (Washington, DC).

Glenn Pearson
Glenn Pearson
He/Him/His
Bandleader
Glenn Pearson Swing Band

Glenn Pearson, Pianist, Organist, Music Director & Bandleader, leads Washington’s acclaimed dance orchestra Floating Opera and the Glenn Pearson Swing Band.

HB MacArthur
Helen Beth “H.B.” MacArthur
She/Her/Hers
LPGA Master Life Teaching Professional

Helen Beth MacArthur, is the daughter-in-law of Helen Hayes, First Lady of the American Theatre, and wife of award winning actor, James G. MacArthur. 

Jan Du Plain
Jan Du Plain
She/Her/Hers
CEO and President
Du Plain Global Enterprises Inc

Jan Du Plain serves as the CEO and President of Du Plain Global Enterprises, Inc., a global public relations and special events company.

Jason Loewith
Jason Loewith
He/Him/His
Artistic Director
Olney Theatre Center

Jason Loewith has directed several dozen shows, written a handful, managed hundreds, and done just about every other job there is to do in a theater.

Jeffrey Banks
Jeff Banks
He/Him/His
Vice President Community Services
United Bank

For the past 30 years, Jeffrey Banks has been providing smart banking solutions for his clients in the National Capital Region.

Jen Clements
Jen Clements
She/Her/Hers
Managing Director
Theater Alliance

Jen Clements is the Managing Director of Theater Alliance, as well as a writer, educator, and arts administrator.

John Hauge
John R. Hauge
He/Him/His
CFO
The Global LPG Partnership

John R. Hauge is the Chief Financial Officer of The Global LPG Partnership.

LaMar Bagley, Ed.D.
LaMar Bagley, Ed.D.
He/Him/His
Arts Integration Specialist & Theatre Producer/Director

Dr. Bagley has worked for over 30 years as a producer, director, arts administrator, and arts integration specialist.

Maggie Boland
Maggie Boland
She/Her/Hers
Managing Director
Signature Theatre

Maggie Boland (Managing Director) has led tremendous organizational growth since joining Signature in 2008, more than doubling Signature’s annual revenue.

Mara Walker
Mara Walker
She/Her/Hers
Chief Operating Officer/Chief of Staff
National Breast Cancer Coalition

Mara is a nonprofit leader with over 30 years of experience helping organizations and their people achieve their goals.

Michelle Pendoley
Michelle Pendoley
She/Her/Hers
Principal
Pen Communications

Michelle Pendoley is the founder of Pen Communications, a consultancy that partners with cultural nonprofits to craft and deliver powerful brand narratives.

Reginald L. Douglas
Reginald L. Douglas
He/Him/His
Artistic Director
Mosaic Theater Company

Reginald L. Douglas is a director, producer, and advocate dedicated to creating new work and supporting new voices.

Shanara Gabrielle
Shanara Gabrielle
She/Her/Hers
Theatre Artist

Shanara Gabrielle is a theatre artist working in a wide variety of mediums with a focus on gutsy and inventive theatre for all audiences.

Shayla Hines
Shayla A. Hines-Graham
She/Her/Hers
Director of Institutional Relations
Arena Stage

Shayla A. Hines-Graham is a Washington, DC based arts administrator and advocate, currently working as the Director of Institutional Relations at Arena Stage.

Stacie Banks
Stacie Banks
She/Her/Hers
Owner
Lee's Flowers and Card Shop

Stacie Lee Banks (AAF) is the proud co-owner of Lee’s Flower and Card Shop, located on historic U Street in Washington, DC.

Victoria Murray Baatin
Victoria Murray Baatin
She/Her/Hers
Director of Social Impact
The Kennedy Center

Victoria Murray Baatin, a respected administrator and stage director, is the Kennedy Center’s first Director of Social Impact.