Producing Artistic Director
Paige (she/her) begins her fifth season at Philadelphia Theatre Company. After years spent as a Broadway performer, she began producing events, television shows and theatre in the U.S. and abroad. From 2007-2017, she was the Executive Artistic Director at Theatre Aspen in Colorado, where she created a new work festival as well as a professional apprentice program for aspiring students in the field. Price was the 1st Vice President of Actors’ Equity Association, the national union for actors and stage managers, from 2006-2017 and was first elected to its board in 2000. She is a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Theatre Subdistrict Council, a member of The League of Professional Theatre Women and Vice-President of NAMT, the National Alliance for Musical Theatre, as well as a former Tony Award Nominator and Voter. As a performer, she starred in the original cast of Broadway’s Saturday Night Fever, as well as the original cast of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and Smokey Joe’s Café. Her professional career encompasses film (All The Right Moves, The News Kids); television, radio, web, Off Broadway, regional theatre, and national and international tours. Her directing credits include several musical productions, concerts, a live television broadcast starring Kelli O’Hara and Matthew Morrison for the WOWOW network in Tokyo, Japan, a reading of The Deplorables at Primary Stages, Next to Normal at Fulton Theatre in Lancaster, PA and a recent reading of the new musical Dear Shirley. Representing Philadelphia Theatre Company, she was a producer for The Adam Mickiewicz Institute commission of the musical Blacksmith at Public Arts Theater in New York City. Proud Member AEA, SDC.
Emily joined PTC as Managing Director in the fall of 2017. Her theatre management career began in New York producing Off-Off-Broadway, and subsequently led her to Colorado. During her tenure as Theatre Aspen’s Managing Director, she worked with Artistic Director Paige Price to bring financial stability to the organization, begin and complete a capital campaign, and construct a new venue. She has held positions at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, a Broadway general management company, and New York Stage and Film, where she deepened her passion for supporting artists and facilitating new work. She is currently serving as Treasurer of Theatre Philadelphia, the marketing organization for theatre in Philadelphia. Emily holds an MA and an MBA from Southern Methodist University.
Jeffrey Page is an opera and theatre director of both classical and contemporary works. As director and choreographer, he spearheaded the Tokyo production of Memphis, which received four Yomiuri Award nominations, including Best Musical. The first African American to be named the Marcus Institute Fellow for Opera Directing at the Juilliard School, he has also been nominated for an Emmy Award, and won an MTV Video Music Award for his work with Beyoncé. His work was featured on Beyoncé’s “The Formation World Tour,” in her historic Coachella performance, and in two of her HBO specials. Page was the associate creative director for Mariah Carey’s “Sweet, Sweet Fantasy” European Tour, and has been a featured choreographer on Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance.” He recently directed MAKING MICHEAUX (Book and lyrics by JESSE L. KEARNEY, JR. Music by ALPHONSO HORNE) for Prospect Theatre in NYC.
As a performer, Page was in the original Broadway cast of Fela! and choreographed the Broadway musical Violet starring Sutton Foster. At the Barrington Theatre Company, Page won a Berkshire Theater Award for Joe Iconis’ Broadway Bounty Hunter. In 2016, he established Movin’ Legacy as an Indianapolis-based nonprofit organization dedicated to the ethnology and documentation of contemporary and traditional dance from Africa and the African diaspora. He holds a Master’s of Fine Arts degree, (Theatre Directing) from Columbia University in New York City, and has been awarded the Chuck Davis Emerging Choreographer Fellowship from the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Jeffrey joined Harvard University as a Lecturer in Theater, Dance and Media. Currently, he is preparing to choreograph and co-direct, with Diane Paulus, the upcoming Broadway production of 1776, after premiering at the American Repertory Theatre at Harvard University.
You can hear Jeffrey every Friday at noon on Philadelphia’s WURD, as he co-moderates STAGE DOOR, a weekly radio show covering Arts & Culture, with Tiffany Bacon, host of THE SOURCE.
ARTISTIC & PRODUCTION
Artistic Programs and Events Manager: Allison Fifield
Artistic Assistant: Angel Chasco
Literary Intern: Miguel Ortega
Production Manager: Will Cruttenden
Head Carpenter: Thomas Cristaldi
Sound Supervisor: Waylon Ferrell
Lighting Supervisor: Ben Tilley
Wardrobe Supervisor: Danielle Joh
Props Master: Shannon O’Brien
Assistant Audio Supervisor: Robin Clenard
Assistant Carpenter: Patrick Dougherty
Assistant Lighting Supervisor: Jeremy Hugo
Wardrobe Assistant: Sabrina Reichert
SUZANNE ROBERTS THEATRE & AUDIENCE SERVICES
Rentals Manager: Vince Karlen
Tessitura Manager: Amy Wilson
Co-Manager of Audience Services: Lauren Davenport
Co-Manager of Audience Services: Jonathan Wallace
Audience Services Associates: Cinco Placensia, Emily Wanamaker
Front of House Staff: Angel Chasco, Tom Irvin, Lisa M Johnson, William LeDent, Javier Mojica, Miguel Ortega, Bella Saltzer, Abby Weissman
Custodians: KZach Services
Director of Marketing: Jessica Ragusa
Marketing Assistant: Dana Liu
Public Relations: Kory Aversa and Carrie Gorn of Aversa PR & Events LLC
Graphic Design: The MyersRoberts Collective
Director of Development: Nathan Schultz
Associate Director of Development: Jessica Pasquariello
BUSINESS & ADMINISTRATION
General Manager: Margo Moskowitz
Management Assistant: Courtney Banks