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.
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
Dancer/Master Teacher & Coach/Artistic Consultant
Producer; Director of Finance & Operations, KoboTech Inc.
Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer, and Secretary, Chicago Philharmonic Society
Mary Jo Papich
Co-founder/ Past President Jazz Education Network; Retired, Fine Arts Director, D219 Skokie
Director of Community Outreach, Connecting4Communities
Arts Research and Consulting
Co-founder and Executive Producer, HMW Media, Inc
Janet Carl Smith
Former Deputy Commissioner, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs
Director of Education and Community Engagement, Goodman Theatre