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Artistic Staff

Founder & Artistic Advisor

Ann Williams

ext. 301

Associate Artistic Director

Melissa M. Young

ext. 303

Academy Director

Omoniyi Obioha

ext. 101

Neiman Marcus Group Lead Outreach Teacher

Jenise Akilah Anthony

ext. 105

DBDT: Encore! Artistic Director

Nycole Ray

ext. 302

Lighting Designer / Technical Director

Milton T. Tatum, Jr.

ext. 109

Administrative Assistant

Winnie Buford

ext. 300

Administrative Staff

Executive Director

Zenetta S. Drew

ext. 451

Senior Development Director

Brandy Moriah Wicker

ext. 452

Development Associate / Executive Assistant

Kristen Vogel

ext. 453

Graphic Designer / Brand Manager

Jonathan Harlos

ext. 412


Mafe Massengale

ext. 441

Academy Registrar / Jr. Accountant

Sianequia 'Nikki' Sheppard

ext. 101

Operations Manager

H. Jackie Furtado

ext. 400

Director of Individual Giving

Alicia Chick

ext. 431

Communications and Community Engagement Manager

Ramona Logan

ext. 411

Technical Resources Manager

John Trimble

ext. 433

Ticketing Sales Manager

Courtney Whiteside

ext. 413

Facilities Coordinators

Richard Battle | Edward Brown

Facilities Coordinators