Advisory Board

The advisory board provided expert guidance throughout all steps of this process, including strategic planning, advertising, script judging and selection, pre-production, and production for Hope on Stage.

Alexis Burgess (Professor of Philosophy UCLA, Playwright)

David Feldshuh (Professor of Theater and Playwright, Cornell)

Nicholas Fesette (Professional Theater Maker)

Jessica Hanna (Co-Founder, Producing & Managing Director, Bootleg Theater)

Cynthia Henderson (Associate Professor, Department of Theater Arts, Ithaca College)

Rachel Hockett (Founder and Director, Homecoming Players)

Godfrey Simmons (Artistic Director, Civic Ensemble, Cornell)

Seth Soulstein (Playwriting MFA program, Cornell)

Eliza VanCort (Founder, Actors Workshop of Ithaca)

Jeremy Webb  (Drama Desk Award Winner)