Enrich lives with theatre by bringing literature to life!
as of May 2023
as of May 08, 2023
The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.
Producing Artistic Director
Dr. Wayne Brinda
Wayne Brinda, Ed.D. is Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Secondary Education at the University of Pittsburgh Bradford. He was Director of The Playhouse Jr. and the Red Barn Theatre, and has guest directed for Duquesne University Red Masquers, South Park Theatre, and Little Lake Theatre. He taught English and Theatre at Sewickley Academy and The Oakland School. As a Museum Teaching Fellow at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C., he uses young adult literature and theatre to teach the Holocaust. He is a reviewer of the Middle School Journal, and delivers presentations on adolescent literacy for the National Council of Teachers of English, The Association for Middle Level Education, College English Association, American Alliance for Theatre and Education, and the International Reading Association. Wayne is published in the Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, Journal for Aesthetic Education, Youth Theatre Journal and The ALAN Review.
Tina has had a long career in theatre throughout the east coast, from Florida to Philadelphia and on tour with American Theatre Arts for Youth. She proudly served as a founding member of Throughline Theatre Company as their Production Manager for 6 seasons as well as Coordinator of Special Events and Individual Giving for the past two years. Tina earned her Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts at Catawba College.
Number of employees
Source: IRS Form 990
Prime StageOfficers, directors, trustees, and key employees
SOURCE: IRS Form 990
There are no highest paid employees recorded for this organization.
Prime StageBoard of directors
as of 05/13/2023
Board of directors data
Mrs. Martha Trombold
Term: 2011 -
Ms. Mary Lou Ellena
Assistant Professor of Secondary Education at the University of Pittsburgh Bradford, Museum Teacher Fellow of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Billing Manager, Reed Smith, LLC.
Office Manager of Jezebels, Inc., Administrative Assistant Athletic Director at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart School.
Mary-Lou Elena Wygonik
Retired teacher at Hampton High School, Adjunct faculty at LaRoche College and CCAC, Board member of Western Pennsylvania Council of English, Board member of American Cancer Society.
An attorney specializing in civil litigation and intellectual property law. Shane is a frequent author and lecturer on copyright law issues throughout the United States and is an avid stage director.
Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera Ambassador, Accounting Manager of IT Corporation, Production Assistant/Account Manager for Ross Productions.
Senior Event Coordinator at Senator John Heinz History Center, Graduate of Radford University
Director of Risk Management at Legends Hospitality a Global Sports Entertainment firm
Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh in Behavioral and Community Health Sciences. Director of the BCHS Center for Health Equity’s Violence Prevention Project .
Project Director for Paul C. Rizzo Associates, Inc. Works with in-country managers and their VP of South America in Argentina, Chile and Peru.
Case manager at the Senator John Heinz History Center.
Journalist and author of fiction, non-fiction and plays performed in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia, Africa, and Polynesia.
Retired English and Drama teacher at Pine-Richland High School, member of the Prime Stage Teacher Advisory Council and Global Classroom Program. 2019 All Star Teacher with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Attorney with UPMC. Assistant District Attorney at the Allegheny County office of the District Attorney, graduated from Duquesne School of Law School with a major in English Literature and Communication Students.
Board leadership practices
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Board orientation and educationDoes the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
CEO oversightHas the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
Ethics and transparencyHave the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
Board compositionDoes the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
Board performanceHas the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes
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Equity strategiesLast updated: 11/27/2019
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- We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
- We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.