Lora Margerum

Lora Margerum (she, her, hers) (’21) is an actor, singer, dancer, director, (who’s gaining confidence in writing) and theatre artist based in New York City. She grew up in Indiana, but moved to New York to pursue her Bachelor’s in Theatre from Wagner College, and headed directly to Villanova to obtain her Master’s. Lora has…

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Asaki Kuruma

Originally from Japan, Asaki is a multi-disciplinary artist who has been working professionally with many theater companies and artists in the Philadelphia area over a decade as a performer, deviser, stage manager, administrator, cultural consultant, and educator. Her recent focus has been costume design. Costume design credit: Backing Track (World Premiere- Arden Theatre Co.), Marisol (Arcadia University), Pericles (Shakespeare in…

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Casey Berner

Casey Berner (’18) (she, her, hers) is a PhD student at the Graduate Center, CUNY in New York City, teaches Theatre at Brooklyn College, and is also the Director of Development at Maestra Music. Her research focuses on musical theatre, audience and spectatorship, and memory, and her artistic practice includes stage management, dramaturgy, and arts…

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Polly Rose Edelstein

Polly Rose Edelstein (’14) (she, her, hers) has been living and working in the Philadelphia region since 2010. She is the Founding Artistic Director of the Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival and works as a freelance theater director, teaching artist, and nonprofit administrator. Polly received her BFA in Theatre Arts from Stephens College in Columbia, MO.…

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Laura Barron

Laura Barron (she/her/hers) (‘17) is currently the Programs Director at Wolf Performing Arts Center in Bryn Mawr. She started working there as a teaching artist in the Summer of 2016 and is now a part of the full time staff; managing classes, private lessons, and the visiting artist program. She continues to teach voice lessons,…

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Peter Danzig

Peter Andrew Danzig (’14) (they/them) LSW, MSS, MA, CCPT, CPT is a Senior Leadership Strategist, Therapist and Diversity and Inclusion Professional in the Greater Philadelphia region. Peter’s research and practice interests are invested in community mental health, theories on adult play and the ways it frames our social interactions, and trauma informed work with clients…

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Brishen Miller

Brishen Miller (’18) originally hails from Kalamazoo, MI where he was a Managing Partner of Fancy Pants Theater from 2010-2014. He received a BA in Theatre from Wayne State University in Detroit in 2007, where he was seen onstage as Bynum in Joe Turner’s Come and Gone and served as Score Composer/Arranger of Othello and…

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Kathryn MacMillan

Kathryn MacMillan (’01) (she, her, hers) Kathryn MacMillan is a director of more than 50 productions in the Philadelphia region, off-Broadway, and across the East Coast, including Unraveled (Off-Broadway); Arcadia, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Betrayal (Lantern Theater); Fully Committed (Delaware Theatre Company); The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Shakespeare in Clark Park); The Comedy of Errors (Dram…

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Marcie Bramucci

Marcie Bramucci (’07) (she, her, hers) is an artist, arts producer, champion for inclusion, and mother of three.  She is Executive Artistic Director of Hedgerow Theatre in Rose Valley, PA, a 99-year-old resident professional theatre with a robust slate of year-round offerings. Previously Marcie served as Director of Community Investment for People’s Light in Malvern, PA, where she supported…

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Ty Furman

Dr. Ty Furman MA (’96) is a nationally recognized, progressive leader in arts in higher education. Furman currently serves as the Managing Director of the BU Arts Initiative, a position he has held since it was created in 2012. A collaborative and innovative leader, Furman has developed a series of programs and services at Boston University…

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