Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board is comprised of people who have made significant contributions in the areas of creativity and arts. Advisors include international, national, and local artists, scholars, and arts leaders.

Advisory Board

Blake Beckham
Co-Artistic Director, The Lucky Penny
Atlanta, GA

Jonathan Berger
Billie Bennett Achilles Professor in Performance in the Department of Music
Co-Director of the Stanford Institute for Creativity and the Arts (SICA)
Stanford University, CA

Anne Bogart
SITI Company
New York, NY

Susan V. Booth
Artistic Director, Alliance Theatre at the Woodruff
Atlanta, GA

Dr. Martine Watson Brownley
Director Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry
Goodrich C. White Professor of English, Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Anne A. Dennington
Executive Director
Flux Projects
Atlanta, GA

David Dorfman
Founder and Artistic Director of David Dorfman Dance
William Meredith Associate Professor of Dance, Department Chair
Connecticut College
New London, CT

Dr. James W. Flannery
Winship Professor, Director W.B. Yeats Foundation
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Grace C. Stanislaus
Executive Director, National Black Arts Festival
Atlanta, GA

Ronald Leax
Halsey C. Ives Professor of Art, Dean, College and Graduate School of Art
Washington University
St. Louis, MO

Vikki Millender-Morrow
President & CEO, National Black Arts Festival
Atlanta, GA

Jodee Nimerichter
Co-Director, American Dance Festival
New York, NY

Lois Reitzes
Program Director, Host of "Second Cup Concert"
WABE (90.1 FM)
Atlanta, GA

Dr. Kathy Rohrer
Vice Provost for Academic Programs
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ

Doug Shipman
President & CEO, Woodruff Arts Center, Emory Alum
Atlanta, GA

Kristen Gwock Silton
Marketing Manager, Actors Express, Emory Alum
Atlanta, GA

Virginia Smith
Emory University Archivist and Director of Library Public Programs
Robert W. Woodruff Library, Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Leslie Swackhamer
Freelance Theater/Opera Director, Emory Alum
Houston, TX

Jawole Willa Jo Zollar
Founder and Artistic Director, Urban Bush Women
Professor of Dance, Florida State University