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Susan V. Booth


Jennings Hertz Artistic Director

SUSAN V. BOOTH (Jennings Hertz Artistic Director) joined the Alliance Theatre in 2001 and has initiated the Palefsky Collision Project for teens, the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition, the Reiser Atlanta Artists Lab, local producing partnerships and regional collaborative productions, as well as commercial partnerships on projects such as The Prom; Tuck Everlasting; Ghost Brothers of Darkland County; The Color Purple; Bring It On: The Musical; Twyla Tharp’s Come Fly Away; Sister Act: The Musical; Bring in ’da Noise, Bring in ’da Funk; and Jesus Christ Superstar GOSPEL, and has directed world premieres by writers including Pearl Cleage, Janece Shaffer, National Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey, Stephen King, John Mellencamp, and Kristian Bush. As a director, she has worked at such theatres as the Goodman, La Jolla Playhouse, New York Stage and Film, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Northlight Theatre, Victory Gardens, Court Theatre and many others. She holds degrees from Denison and Northwestern universities and was a fellow of the National Critics Institute and the Kemper Foundation. She has held teaching positions at Northwestern, DePaul, and Emory universities. She is a past president of the board of directors for the Theatre Communications Group, the national service organization for the field, is a trustee of Denison University, and a member of the Carter Center’s Board of Councilors.  Susan’s leadership is underwritten by the BOLD Theater Women’s Leadership Circle, an initiative to support and promote women’s theater leadership funded by The Pussycat Foundation.  Susan is married to Max Leventhal and is the proud mother of Moira Rose Leventhal.

Senior Staff

Jamie Clements // Director of Development
Jody Feldman // Producer & Casting Director
Allison Hoover // Director of Marketing
Jessenia Ingram // Spelman Leadership Fellow
Tinashe Kajese-Bolden // BOLD Artistic Director Fellow
Margarita Kompelmakher // Community Engagement & Audience Development Manager
Christopher Moses // Dan Reardon Director of Education & Associate Artistic Director
Mike Schleifer // Managing Director
Brian Shively // Director of Finance & Administration
Daviorr Snipes // Director of Diversity, Equity and Engagement
Amanda Watkins // Associate Producer
Alexis Woodard // Spelman Leadership Fellow


Skylar Burks // BOLD Producing Associate
Pearl Cleage // Distinguished Artist in Residence
Maya Lawrence // Allyship Program Director


Elecia Crowley // Administrative & Education Manager
Laura Thruston // Company Manager


Kenterill Boden // Accounts Payable Specialist
Julie Hall // Accounting Coordinator


Hallie Angelella // Naserian Foundation Early Childhood Program Manager
Olivia Aston Bosworth // Family Programs Manager
Liz Davis // Manager of Education Services
Christina Dresser // Database & Content Manager
Julianne Gambert // Alliance@Work Business Development Officer
Robert Hindsman // Class and Camp Administrative Manager
Aierelle Jacob // Head of Strategic Initiatives
Patrick Myers // Education Process Manager
J. Noble // Alliance@Work
Rebecca Pogue // Institute Program Manager
Sam Provenzano // Artist in Residence and Teen Programs Manager
Kristen Silton // Education Marketing Manager
Jasmine Thomas // Education Associate
Sarah Wallis // Teen & Adult Programs Manager

Production Management

Phil Baranski // Associate Production Manager
Courtney O'Neill // Associate Production Manager

Stage Management

Liz Campbell // Resident Stage Manager
Ashley Dickey // Stage Management Production Assistant
lark hackshaw // Stage Manager
Valerie Medoff // Stage Management Production Assistant
Jayson T. Waddell // Stage Manager


Ernie Gomez // Director of Lighting & Projections
Will Brunson // Staff Electrician
Steve Jordan // Staff Electrician


Clay Benning // Resident Sound Designer
Michelle Jarvis // Production Sound Engineer
Emma Lipsitt // Sound Engineer
Holly O'Reagan // Sound Engineer/Board Op
Graham Schwartz // Sound Engineer


Manny Abreo // Scenic Carpenter
Kat Conley // Charge Scenic Artist
Patrick Conley // Shop Supervisor
Rigel Powell // Interim Assistant Technical Director
Ruth Richardson // Technical Director
Chris Seifert // Scenic Carpenter
Marlon Wilson // Scenic Carpenter


Bruce Butkovich // Properties Artisan
Suzanne Cooper Morris // Properties Manager/Master
Kathryn Muse // Properties Artisan
Kimberly Townsend // Properties Buyer/Artisan


Spencer Henderson // Director of Costume Shop and Wardrobe
Nicole Clockel // Design Assistant
Laury Conley // Stitcher & First Hand
Lindsey Ewing // Wig Master
Lydamila Fesenko // Stitcher & First Hand
Julia Kennedy // Draper
Brett Parker // Stitcher & First Hand
Diana L. Thomas // Crafts Master
Mary Torres // Wardrobe
Niki Traxler // Wardrobe Supervisor
Cindy Lou Who // Draper


Talia Bromstad // Creative Manager
Kathleen Covington // Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
Ashley Elliott // Marketing Assistant
David Flores // Front of House and Patron Experience Manager
Danielle Hicks // Associate Director of Data & Sales
Ken McNeil // Season Ticket Concierge
Ethan Padgett // Season Ticket Associate
Thomas D. Powell // Assistant House Manager
Jocelyn Rick // Group Services Assistant
Ansley Usery // Digital Communications Manager


Collins Desselle // Grants Manager
Jo Lopez // Development Coordinator, Individual Giving
Lindsay Ridgeway-Baierl // Development Manager, Board Relations & Special Events
Caitlin Way // Associate Director of Development, Individual Giving

Stage Operations

Scott Bowne // Stage Operations Manager
Kate Lucibella // Crew Chief
John Victor Mouledoux, Jr. // Automation Stagehand
Haylee Scott // Properties Stagehand

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