Board of Directors

The Word Dance Theater Board of Directors is responsible for providing oversight of the operation of Word Dance Theater, LLC.  Members of the board work to achieve the goals and mission as defined by the organizational strategy and vision. Included on the board are the founder and Artistic Director, Cynthia Word, and individuals elected into positions by sitting members of the board. It is the responsibility of the board to ensure that the company achieves successful growth in a responsible and ethically sound manner. Each board member serves a minimum of two years per term.


Board of Directors

Cynthia Word, Founder & Artistic Director
Hannah Goldberg, President
Sarah Ingersoll, Vice President
Debrah Shaver, Treasurer
Laura Shuey-Kostelac, Secretary


Committee Chairs and Members

Rhonda Anderson-Speight
Gail Bingham
Dr. Nancy Hensler
Margaret Johnson
Rose Solari
Ingrid Zimmer


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If you are interested in becoming a member of the Word Dance Theater Board of Directors, please download and fill out the attached form.  Please email the completed form to Cynthia Word at

Application for Word Dance Theater Board of Directors