PWTF’s Board of Directors and Advisory Council

Board of Directors

Christine Petrini
Managing Director, Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival
Vice President
Polly Edelstein
Artistic Director, Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival
Colleen Coffey
Executive Assistant to the President & CEO, Kimmel Center Inc.
Ginger Agnew
Freelance Artist – Director/performer/teaching artist
Lauren Fanslau
Assistant to the Director, Ira Brind School of Theater Arts, The University of the Arts
Sydni Jean
Publicity and Promotions Coordinator, Allied Global Marketing
Molly O’Connor
PhD Candidate, Rutgers University

Advisory Council

Kimberly Fairbanks
Member, Actor’s Equity Association; Actor & Performer
Rajiv Shah
Technical Director, Villanova University Theatre
Tonda Hannum DiPasquale
Hannum’s Harley-Davidson
Kati Donovan
Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre, Ira Brind School of Theater Arts University of the Arts
Dr. Brea Heidelberg
Assistant Professor of Arts Administration, Rider University
Jess Edelstein
President & Co-Founder, PiperWai
Father David Cregan, O.S.A., Ph.D.
Department Chair, Villanova University Theatre
Greg Davidson
Director of Capture Operations, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems

Interested in joining our Advisory council? See the below guidelines and send a completed application to Christine Petrini at