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Susan V. Booth

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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.


Pearl Cleage // Playwright in Residence
Jody Feldman // Producer & Casting Director
Elliott Folds // Literary Intern
Jessenia Ingram // Spelman Leadership Fellow
Tinashe Kajese-Bolden // BOLD Artistic Director Fellow
Maya Lawrence // Spelman Leadership Fellow
Hershey Millner // Artistic Associate
Leora Morris // Resident Artist in Education
Amanda Watkins // Associate Producer
Alexis Woodard // Spelman Intern
Casey Wortham // Kenny Leon Fellow


Mike Schleifer // Managing Director
Elecia Crowley // Administrative & Education Manager
Jordan Houser // Management Assistant
Oakton Reynolds // Yale Management Fellow
Laura Thruston // Company Manager


Brian Shively // Director of Finance & Administration
Julie Hall // Accounting Coordinator
Kadeja Moton // Accounts Payable Specialist


Christopher Moses // Dan Reardon Director of Education & Associate Artistic Director
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
Jonathan Fries // Education Technical Director
Robert Hindsman // Education Associate
Aierelle Jacob // Camp Coordinator & Family Programs Assistant
Patrick Myers // Education Coordinator
Rebecca Pogue // Institute Program Manager
Tiffany Porter // Education Associate
Sarah Wallis // Teen & Adult Programs Manager

Production Management

Trevor Long // Director of Production
Courtney O'Neill // Interim Assistant Production Manager

Stage Management

Skylar Burks // Stage Management Production Assistant
Liz Campbell // Stage Manager
Ashley Dickey // Stage Management Production Assistant
lark hackshaw // Stage Manager
Jayson T. Waddell // Stage Manager


Steven Love // Lighting and Projections Department Director
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
Scott Collison // Scenic Carpenter
Kat Conley // Charge Scenic Artist
Patrick Conley // Shop Supervisor
Teeq Hill // Scenic Artist
Chris Moneymaker // Scenic Carpenter
Rigel Powell // Welder
Ruth Richardson // Technical Director
Chris Seifert // Scenic Carpenter
J.J. Wallace // Scenic Carpenter
Marlon Wilson // Scenic Carpenter


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


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


Jessica Boatright // Director of Marketing
Talia Bromstad // Creative Manager
Kathleen Covington // Brand Content Strategist
David Flores // Front of House and Patron Experience Manager
Danielle Hicks // Data Analyst
Jim Hubbert // Manager of Information Resources
Rita Kompelmakher // Community Engagement & Audience Development Manager
Ken McNeil // Season Ticket Concierge
Ethan Padgett // Season Ticket Associate
Thomas Pinckney // Sales & Revenue Manager
Thomas Powell // Associate Front of House Manager
Jocelyn Rick // Group Services Assistant
Daviorr Snipes // Group Services Manager
A'riel Tinter // Brand Journalist
Ansley Usery // Digital Communications Manager


Jamie Clements // Director of Development
Julianne Gambert // Development Manager, Individual Giving
Collins Goss // Grants Manager
Jo Lopez // Development Coordinator, Individual Giving
Lindsay Ridgeway // Development Coordinator, 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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