Basement Arts Board Members are selected through an interview process. Prospective board members interview at the end of the Winter Semester and are selected by the current and graduating members.  While Basement Arts is funded by the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance, any student of any major or degree program is eligible and encouraged to participate.


Maggie Shea (she/her) 

Co-Artistic Director

Drake George (he/him)

Co-Artistic Director

Ethan Hardy Benson (he/him)

Director of Development

Alix Curnow (she/her)

Outreach Director

Claire Vogel (she/her)

Marketing Director

Chris Jensen (he/him)

Finance Director

Carly Cooper (she/her)

Dir. of Literary Management

Lauren Kenner (she/her)

Fight & Intimacy Liasion

Ethan Haberfield (he/him)

LateNight Director

Henry Pedersen (he/him)

Assoc. Production Manager

Simone Clotile (she/her)

Assoc. Literary Manager

Ben Rodenmeyer (he/they)

Associate Artistic Director

Emily Hanlon (she/hers)

Production Stage Manager

Ruby Pérez (she/her)

DEI Officer

Alex Wolfthal (she/her)

Finance Associate

Kathleen Alexandrou (she/her)

Asst. Technical Director

Margot Grom (she/her)

Website & Email Manager

Alexandra Lee (she/her)

Development Associate

Michelle Knappe (she/her)

Graphic Designer

Niamh Sullivan (she/her)

Asst. Technical Director