BOARD OF DIRECTORS & STAFF

  • Nigel Lythgoe
      Nigel LythgoeCo-Founder

      Executive Producer of “American Idol”. Co-Creator, Executive Producer, and Judge on “So You Think You Can Dance.”

    • Adam Shankman
        Adam ShankmanCo-Founder

        Director / Producer, “The Last Song,” “Step Up 3D,” “Hairspray,” “A Walk to Remember,” and “The Wedding Planner.”.

      • Terry Lindholm
          Terry LindholmChairman

          Co Founder, President of Go 2 Talent Agency

        • Julia B. Strickland
            Julia B. StricklandSecretary

            Partner at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

          • Melissa Reynolds-Hunt
              Melissa Reynolds-HuntTreasurer

              SVP of Finance at MRC Studios

            • Anita Mann Kohl
                Anita Mann Kohl

                Producer, Director, Choreographer                                 Founder Anita Mann Productions

              • Jane Jelenko
                  Jane Jelenko

                  Retired Partner and former board member KPMG, LLP. Board member of Cathay Bank and SunAmerica Funds

                • Nelson Diaz
                    Nelson Diaz

                    Manager and Producer, BTB Management

                  • Dr Lori Baudino, BC-DMT
                      Dr Lori Baudino, BC-DMT

                      Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Board Certified Dance Movement Therapist.

                    • Tina Finkelman Berkett
                        Tina Finkelman Berkett

                        Co-Founder/Co-Artistic Director BODYTRAFFIC Dance Company

                      • Fabrice Calmels
                          Fabrice Calmels

                          Principal Dancer, Joffrey Ballet

                        • Renae Williams Niles
                          Renae Williams Niles

                          Associate Dean, Administration USC Kaufman School of Dance

                        • Glorya Kaufman
                            Glorya Kaufman

                            Philanthropist, Glorya Kaufman Dance Foundation

                          • Kevin Ng
                              Kevin Ng

                              Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

                            • Catherine Huang
                                Catherine Huang

                                VP, Business & Legal Affairs at Giant Spoon

                              • Julie McDonald
                                  Julie McDonald

                                  Co-Founder McDonald Selznick Associates (MSA)

                                • Jenna Elfman
                                    Jenna Elfman

                                    Actress, Dancer

                                  • Wendy Newman
                                      Wendy NewmanDevelopment & Communications Manager
                                    • Catherine Josey
                                        Catherine JoseyExecutive Director

                                      ADVISORY BOARD

                                      • James Fink
                                          James Fink

                                          Managing Partner / CEO Optikal

                                        • Craig Greiwe
                                            Craig Greiwe

                                            Senior VP, Rogers & Cowan

                                          • Kristyn Burtt
                                              Kristyn Burtt

                                              Journalist & Host, Dance Network

                                            • Kate Worthey
                                                Kate Worthey

                                                Director, Strategy at Giant Spoon

                                              • Randi Stecki
                                                  Randi Stecki

                                                  Senior Recruiter at Michael Page