Advanced Graduate Certificate in Performing Arts Enterprise Faculty

Caolo, Melissa

Melissa CaoloMelissa Caolo (AR 752 – Leadership and Entrepreneurship in the Commercial Performing Arts) is currently Managing Director for Camp Broadway, LLC based in New York City. Currently celebrating 25 years as Broadway’s original destination for theater-loving kids offering signature musical theater and special event programming in New York City and 10 partner cities throughout the United States as well as collaborations with international partners in Honduras, Portugal, China and Korea. She oversees all administrative and creative staff as well as managing and implementing operations for programming and events in all locations. More

Gibbs, Nancy Nagel

Nancy Nagel GibbsNancy Nagel Gibbs (AR 751 – Commercial Production: The Broadway Model) has been a producer, general manager, and company manager for Broadway, OffBroadway, and internationally for over 40 years. Producing credits include Peter and the Starcatcher (9 Tony nominations/5 wins); Come From Away (Olivier Award, Tony nomination); Bat Boy: The Musical (Lortel Best Musical Award); Striking 12; Fun Home (Tony Best Musical Award); If/Then; All Shook Up; The Big Bang; The Last Session; Fully Committed; and Smoke on the Mountain. More

Grossman, Jason E.

Jason E GrossmanJason E. Grossman (AR 751 – Commercial Production: The Broadway Model) is a Tony and Olivier award-winning theatrical producer and founder of Plush Theatricals. He is the lead-producer of the musical Romantics Anonymous (Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and US Tour 2020) and co-founder of Radio Mouse Entertainment. Currently with Radio Mouse he is a co-producer on Come From Away (Broadway, West End, National Tour, Toronto and Australia). Other credits include: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play) starring Sigourney Weaver and David Hyde Pierce, the Broadway and National Tour engagements of Peter and the Starcatcher (winner of 5 Tony Awards), The Pee-wee Herman Show on Broadway, and the Olivier Award-nominated West End production of Lend Me A Tenor The Musical, a new musical comedy based on the international hit play by Ken Ludwig. More

Guillemin, Jeannette

Jeannette GuilleminJeannette Guillemin (AR 752 – Leadership and Entrepreneurship in the Commercial Performing Arts) is an intrapreneur, arts advocate and serial collaborator. She has mentored thousands of student-artists and has spearheaded many arts initiatives at the BU College of Fine Arts, serving as director of arts leadership and innovation, interim director of the BU School of Visual Arts and as founding director of the BU Visual Arts Summer Institute. She is the co-founder of Creative Re/Frame, a consultancy focused on innovative practices happening at the intersection of arts, business and social impact. More

Lee, Susan E.

Susan E LeeSusan E. Lee (AR 753 – Current Trends in the Performing Arts Industry), for 30 years has been an innovator and an industry leader working with many theatrical producing companies and non-profit arts organizations. She introduced Camp Broadway LLC in 1995 and has since managed the brand, business and program development. In addition to her role as founder and managing member of the company, she served as Chief Marketing Officer for The Nederlander Producing Company of America, where she oversaw new business partnerships and marketing. During her time with the company, she successfully developed and launched Audience Rewards, now the official loyalty program for Broadway; The National High School Musical Theatre Awards aka The Jimmy’s Awards, named in honor of James M. Nederlander; and InTheatre Network, which is now operating across all Broadway theatres. More

Schnepp, Steven

Steven SchneepSteven Schnepp (AR 754- Global Performing Arts Presenting and Producing) is the president of Broadway Booking Office NYC, a theatrical tour booking, marketing and press agency representing touring Broadway, London-based shows and family productions. With over 38 years of experience in the entertainment industry, Steve has collaborated on more than 75 productions.His current projects include Jersey Boys, Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, A Bronx Tale, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, The Last Ship starring Sting among others. More