Staff / Board

Artistic Director: Blanka Zizka
Managing Director: James Haskins

Dramaturg/Literary Manager: Walter Bilderback
Producing Artistic Associate: Kellie Mecleary
Literary Intern: Zachary Flick, Emily Young

Education Director: Anne K. Holmes
Education Assistant: Rachel Beecher
Teaching Artists: Anthony Adair, Jake Blouch, Jess Conda, Jaylene Clark Owens, Kate Czajkowski, Mike Dees, John Jarboe, Anthony Martinez-Briggs, Jarrett McCreary, Lee Minora, Justin Rose, Scott Sheppard, Stephanie Walters

Portable Studio Program
Program Director: Lee Ann Etzold
Portable Studio Artists: Patreshettarlini Adams, Josh Campbell, Jess Conda, Melanie Cotton, Kate Czajkowski, Jan Jeffries, Campbell O'Hare, Lillian Ransijn, Sara Vanasse   

Development and Marketing
Development Director: Audra Allen
Community Relations and Marketing Director: Alison Ehrenreich
Development and Special Events Manager: Debby Lau
Visual Communications Manager: Kristin Finger
Writing and Research Specialist: Jason Rosenberg
Development and Marketing Interns: Heather Goodman, Ale Hedlund

General Manager: Maggie Arbogast
Assistant General Manager: Andrea Sotzing

Production Manager: Clayton Tejada
Assistant Production Manager/Operations Manager: Ashley Mills
Resident Stage Manager: Patreshettarlini Adams
Audio Engineer: Joe Samala
Costume Supervisor: Becca Austin
Properties Master: Kimitha Cashin
Production Fellow: Chelsea Cylinder
Stage Management Fellow: Samantha Dugan

Box Office

Box Office Manager: James Specht
Assistant Box Office Manager: Sarah Blask

Box Office: 215-546-7824


David E. Loder, Chair
Jane Hollingsworth, Vice Chair
John D. Rollins, Vice Chair, Former Chair
Clare D’Agostino, Esq., Secretary
Lewis H. Johnston, Treasurer, Former Chair

Board Members
Paula M. Bedi  
Daniel Berger, Esq.
Herman C. Fala, Esq.,
Mark S. Dichter, Esq., Former Chair
Linda Glickstein
Jerry Goldberg
Peggy Greenawalt, Former Chair                                                                                                                                                             
Jeff Harbison, Former Chair
Robert E. Linck
Thomas Mahoney
James F. McGillin                                                                                                                                                                                       
Tim Sabol
Ellen B. Solms
Donald F. Parman
David U’Prichard, PhD, Former Chair
A.E. (Ted) Wolf, Former Chair
Florence Zeller

James Haskins
Blanka Zizka  

Harvey Kimmel  
Sissie Lipton
Dianne Semingson
Evelyn G. Spritz
Dr. R. J. Wallner
Jeanne P. Wrobleski, Esq.


Gillian Wakely Scholarship Fund
To provide support for underserved students
and artists to participate in educational
programming at the Wilma.

Please make checks payable to:
The Wilma Theater
265 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Memo: Gillian Wakely Scholarship Fund

Or give online at

With thanks to Virginia and Harvey Kimmel for
offering to match up to $10,000 in gifts to
Gillian’s Fund.