Founding Artistic Director
Bill is an educator, broadcaster, producer and founder of The Musical Theater Project. As TMTP’s Artistic Director, he has created more than 100 concerts and cabarets that celebrate and share musical theater as a uniquely American art form. His radio programs, “Footlight Parade” and “On the Aisle,” are heard across the country on public radio stations, Public Radio Exchange (prx.org) and Sirius XM Satellite Radio. In 1983, he and New York author Ken Bloom co-founded Harbinger Records, a label that has won critical praise for albums devoted to the American musical and the Great American Songbook; the label is now a division of TMTP. In 2000 he became the first recipient of the Robert Bergman Award for his work in arts education and community outreach.
Kate is a development and communications professional with extensive experience in all aspects of nonprofit fundraising. A Chicago native, she comes to The Musical Theater Project with a track record of fundraising success in healthcare and social service organizations. Her development work at TMTP is fueled by her lifelong passion for both musical theater and the Great American Songbook. Kate believes in the power of musical theater to bring joy, build empathy, and create community.
Phone: 216.860.1518, ext. 709
Associate Artistic Director
Nancy is a music director, vocal coach and accompanist who spent years in New York City honing her skills in these areas while doing nightclub work as a singer/pianist. Nancy served as the former music director/coach of the acclaimed music theater program at Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory of Music under the direction of Victoria Bussert. She has also music directed for Cain Park, Great Lakes Theater, Porthouse Theatre, Cleveland Play House, Beck Center and Karamu House.