Patreshettarlini Adams

Patreshettarlini Adams (she, hers /AEA): ‘Pat’ is honored to celebrate her 100th production at the Wilma Theater! She has been with the Wilma since the theater opened its home on the Avenue of the Arts in 1996. This season (2022-23) is her 27th at the Wilma!  She is a member of Actor’s Equity, since 1990, and a lifetime member of the Stage Manager’s Association.  Thanks be to God for Grace and Blessings!

Pat’s career encompasses work with the Crossroads Theatre Company, New Brunswick, NJ; Freedom Theatre, Philadelphia, PA; New Victory Theater, NYC; Ford’s Theater, Washington, DC; The National Black Theater Festival, Winston-Salem, NC; The National Black Arts Festival, Atlanta, GA; and the Standard Bank National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, South Africa.  She has also traveled nationally and internationally with acclaimed dance company, Noche Flamenca!

Pat is proud to serve as a Board Member for the National Theatre Conference; a Board Member for Theatre Philadelphia; the Lay Leader, a Christ-Servant Minister and Secretary of the Administrative Council for Emmanuel UMC; and a Founding Board Member of the Stage Manager’s Association Foundation. She is the recipient of the Bonaly Recognition for Stage Management (2017); an inaugural honoree in 2018 from her alma mater (IUP), with its Alumni Award of Distinction/College of Fine Arts; and a 2020 recipient of the Del Hughes Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Art of Stage Management. In memory of ‘Miss Thomi,’ for Love and Faith.

NEWS: Wilma Resident Stage Manager Patreshettarlini (Pat) Adams honored with Lifetime Achievement Award in the Art of Stage Management

Pat is a teaching artist for the Wilma Portable Studio. Watch this video to see her in action as an instructor.