Louise Hamill (Artistic Director) is an enthusiastic and passionate lover of all things Boston. She studied theatre at Connecticut College, where she fell in love with acting and fashion history, and the British American Drama Academy, where she discovered her favorite museum, the National Portrait Gallery. She has since worked with many companies both on and off stage in Boston, and is a co-founder of Project: Project, a troupe producing ensemble-created, original stories that combine scripted material with improvisation. She is constantly looking for ways to expand her horizons and shoe collection, watches as many Red Sox games as she can, and is known to be mildly obsessed with giraffes and her cat.
Jessie Baxter (Literary Director) hails from beautiful Colorado and is a lover of American history, British literature, and French pastries. She graduated from Emerson College, where she studied dramaturgy, directing, and gender studies. She is also the Connectivity Manager at Company One Theatre, and has previously worked at The Playwright’s Center, The Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center, and Denver Center Theatre Company. When she’s not working on plays, Jessie can be found watching PBS, attending concerts, and road tripping with her husband.
Stephanie LeBolt (Development Director) is a Virginia native new to all things blizzard and Boston related. She is a director, producer, and all-around artist administrator. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia where she studied interdisciplinary arts administration with a focus on economics and non-profit theatre. She is currently the Assistant to the Artistic Director at the Huntington Theatre Company, and her Boston credits include work with the Lyric Stage, Bad Habit Productions, Solas Nua in Boston, The Open Theatre Project, the One Minute Play Festival, and the Boston Theatre Marathon. In her spare time she enjoys running, drinking coffee, and watching puppy videos.
Claire Whitehouse (Managing Director) is a New York City native who has lived in Boston since 2014. She graduated from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut where she studied Theatre, with a focus on directing, and Hispanic Literatures and Cultures. Claire was the 2015-2016 Artistic Fellow for SpeakEasy Stage Company; other production experience includes the NEMPAC Opera Project (Boston), Signature Theatre (New York), and IATI Theatre (New York). Claire is the Development Associate at Epiphany School and also works in front of house management and merchandise at Blue Man Group. When not working, Claire enjoys baking bread, drinking tea, reading too many books, and taking very long walks.
Jessica Richmond (Production Manager) is new to the Boston Theatre scene having graduated from Gordon College in May 2016 with a degree in Theatre Arts. She is passionate about all areas of theatre, with an emphasis in scenic carpentry and acting. Some of her favorite credits include stage managing Metamorphoses, playing Little Sally in Urinetown, and co-writing and co-directing The Edge Effect which had a run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Work in theatre has taught her that anything is possible because theatre artists make the imagination come to life. Jessica is a goofball that loves to work. She is excited to start her professional career and wants to always relish in the joy of creating.
Blair Nodelman (Marketing Coordinator) hails from Albuquerque, New Mexico and moved out east in 2013. She graduated from Tufts University where she received her BA in Drama and American Studies with a concentration in representation and performance in the arts and humanities. She is currently the Marketing Fellow at ArtsEmerson and has previously partnered with Central Square Theater, Ensemble Studio Theater, and FUSION Theater Company and has performed with several companies across New England, including Opera House Arts, Company One, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, and TC-Squared. Blair has a deep love for the outdoors, dogs, coffee, and can be found furiously typing emails in her red panda onesie with a cup of rose tea by her side.
Hannah Pryfogle (Patron Relations Coordinator) is a Boston transplant from the beautiful Bay Area of California. She is a proud alum of Emerson College, where she studied musical theatre and arts management. She is also an associate producer for Brown Box Theatre Project and directs throughout the city. Hannah enjoys traipsing across the globe, eating exotic foods, and knitting.