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About The American Theatre Guild

The American Theatre Guild is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt, civic performing arts organization dedicated to providing the experience of live theatre to foster passion, inspire creativity and empower students and under-served community members. Presenting national tours of Broadway musicals in performing arts centers around the country, The American Theatre Guild provides an important cultural resource to more than 45,000 season members and 300,000 patrons each year.

The American Theatre Guild is committed to supporting a culture of inclusion in which everyone feels welcomed, respected, and valued. We believe that the performing arts can unite us and have an impact on the cultural vibrancy of our communities.

The American Theatre Guild presents National Broadway Tours and professional touring productions to the following communities:

The American Theatre Guild

9001 State Line Rd, Suite 120
Kansas City, MO 64114
Toll Free: 800-776-SHOW (7469)
Fax: 816-631-0502
Office Hours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST Mon. – Fri.

Staging the Future

Staging The Future is a program created to provide students and under-served community members the ability to experience live theatre and access to education opportunities. Our hope is to foster passion, inspire creativity and empower the members of our communities. The program is unique in that it is funded by the generosity of our season members and donors.

The American Theatre Guild Board of Directors

Brett Coonrod
Director, President

Amy Hamm

Tara Schreiner

Amber Crosby
Director, Secretary

Marcie Ellis

Kevan Myers

Courtney McShannon
Director, Treasurer

Michael Cargnel

Christa Danner

The American Theatre Guild Staff Directory

Amy Hamm, President, Executive Director

Aimee St. James, Senior Digital Communications Coordinator

Alivia Burke, Graphic Designer

Amanda Wiegers, Database Inventory Coordinator

Amber Lynch, HR Assistant

Amy Sander, Group Sales Manager

Ashley Marshall, Email Marketing Coordinator

Belinda Muck, Finance Director

Bethany Nesbitt, Vice President of Marketing, Sales & Operations

Brandy Crawley, Community Relations Assistant

Cathy Long, Communications Associate Director

Cilla Crow, Patron Services Representative

Craig Aikman, Senior Director of Programming

Doretta Perna, Patron Services Representative

Elaine Stolze, Sr. Director of Development & Community Relations

Emily Lancaster, Communications Associate

Geoff Pottorff, Senior Manager of Box Office & Production

Haeli Hayes, Asst. Director of Ticketing

Haley White, Database Associate

Hali Smith, Controller

Heidi Anderson, Season Marketing Associate Director

Helen Negretti, Patron Services Representative

Jane Temple, Patron Services Representative

Jennifer Dunnaway, Senior Advertising Manager

Jessica Silver, Director of Programming

Jessica James, Marketing Coordinator

Jillian Shoptaw, Patron Services Representative

Joseph Belmore, Senior Ticketing Coordinator

Lacey Willis, Patron Services Representative

Laura Henrickson, Senior Sales & Analytics Manager

Liz Conant, Senior Director of Ticketing

Matt Spangler, Senior Director of Marketing & Sales

Michael Hudgens, Production Director

Pete Weber, Senior Operations Director

Renee Heflin, Accounting Manager

Rudi Arrowood, Marketing Manager

Samantha Barboza, Patron Services Representative

Shelby DuPont, Communications Associate

Shellie Sullivan, Database Analyst

Shian Duarte, Patron Services Representative

Steven Grounds, Accounts Payable & Payroll Specialist

Suzie Swyden, Office Management Coordinator

Taylor Jennings, Group Sales Associate

Tom Myers, Patron Services Representative

Tyler Harper, Programming Coordinator

Victoria Soechting, Accounting Associate

Zoie Perahoritis, Patron Services Representative

Internship Opportunities

The American Theatre Guild is looking for bright, energetic interns and volunteers to help in a variety of different aspects of touring Broadway, such as marketing, public relations, graphic design and production. We can work together to explore the areas you are most interested in gaining experience. If you’re interested in finding out more information about this program, please contact us using our Contact Form.

All internships are based in our offices in Kansas City, Missouri.

Street Team Membership

American Theatre Guild is looking for volunteers to help with productions coming to your city. This is a perfect chance to be involved with theatre productions and enjoy the thrill of live theatre! If you think you might be interested in helping us on the ground, this would be the perfect experience for you!

If you’re interested in finding out more information about this program, contact The American Theatre Guild at 800.776.7469 or email

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