Patreshettarlini (Pat) Adams is the resident stage manager at The Wilma Theater. She has been with the organization since the theater made its home on the Avenue of the Arts in 1996. She is a member of Actors’ Equity. Her career has included 7 seasons as stage manager at the Tony Award winning Crossroads Theatre in New Brunswick, NJ; and, in past years, Pat has worked the National Black Arts Festival in Atlanta, GA and the National Black Theater Festival in Winston-Salem, NC. She has also found herself traveling the world with critically-acclaimed dance company Noche Flamenca! Pat currently serves as secretary for the Philadelphia Area Liaison Committee; Chairperson of the Trustee Board at Emmanuel United Methodist Church; and a new member to Theatre Philadelphia’s Board of Directors. Most recently, she tries to use her free time to spoil her grandsons, Isaiah and Elijah. Go Eagles! God Is Good!
Pat is a teaching artist for the Wilma Portable Studio. Watch this video to see her in action as an instructor.