Advisory Committee

The civic, business, arts, and philanthropic leaders of the Advisory Committee have a demonstrated commitment to supporting public education and the arts. They contribute their time and expertise to forwarding the mission of the School of Theatre & Music.

Stephen Burns
Founder and Artistic Director, Fulcrum Point New Music Project

Sheila J. Chapman
Arts Volunteer, Steppenwolf for Young Adults; Alumni Board Member, Silk Road Rising

Paula E. D'Angelo
Consultant

Ginger Farley
Consortium member, Chicago Dancemakers Forum

Betsy Ingram
Producer; Director of Finance & Operations, KoboTech Inc.

Mary Jo Papich
Co-founder/ Past President Jazz Education Network; Retired, Fine Arts Director, D219 Skokie

Nancy Plax
Director of Community Outreach, Connecting4Communities

Nick Rabkin
Arts Research and Consulting

Scott Silberstein
Co-founder and Executive Producer, HMW Media, Inc

Janet Carl Smith
Former Deputy Commissioner, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs

Willa Taylor
Director of Education and Community Engagement, Goodman Theatre