Board of Directors

Ginny Brennan,
Producer

Ginny Brennan has been an arts education leader in the Delaware Valley region for over a decade. She is the Executive Director of Music Mountain Theatre.  Prior to moving to the theatre she operated Downtown Performing Arts Studio for 17 years.  The studio was highly regarded for providing arts training and performance opportunities to the area's youth.  Prior to the creation of the Downtown Performing Arts Center, she served as the General Manager and Children's Theatre Director for the Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, PA where she created, directed and produced children's theatre programming.  She served as the Executive Director of the Open Air Theatre in Washington Crossing State Park for 7 seasons before making the dream of an indoor theatre a reality in 2017. She was most recently nominated for a Tony Award for Excellence in Theatre Education.

Mark Beckman

Mark is a Supervisor for Special Education and graduated from Rutgers University with a Degree in Psychology and Theater and from Kean University with a Masters in Educational Psychology, a certification as School Psychologist and continued on for his Administrative Supervisory Certificate. While at Rutgers he performed on the main stage at the Mason Gross School for the Arts (Candide) and sang for four years with the Rutgers Glee Club. He has directed and choreographed high school musicals for over 10 years such as Sugar, Babes in Arms, Oklahoma!, Fiddler on the Roof and South Pacific to name a few. He has had numerous stage opportunities in community theaters throughout his life including Morristown Community Theater, Bucks County Playhouse and DPAC/OAT.

Wendy Cobb,
Secretary


Wendy is an Employee Development Specialist for the Federal government with close to 30 years of human resource experience.   She  graduated from Temple University with a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and has served on various other non-profit boards over the years. Wendy’s interest in theater began when her oldest daughter started performing at an early age and she has been a “theater mom” for over 14 years and counting!  She also acts as MMT's Volunteer Coordinator by managing all the volunteer usher and concessions scheduling and correspondence for MMT shows.  Wendy brings a wealth of administrative,  program management and logistical experience to Music Mountain Theatre and is thrilled to be part of an organization dedicated to enriching, educating and entertaining the community through the study, performance and appreciation of the arts.

Jennifer Frankenbach

Jenn is from New York and has a BA in communications from Fordham University.  She worked in Finance and IT before becoming a stay at home mom in 2003. She has been an active volunteer and board member for her kids’ schools’ PTO and parent groups since 2006.   She returned to the workforce in 2018, consulting for non-profit and public affairs organizations. Jenn and her family have lived in West Amwell Township since 2001.  She was so happy to have MMT move literally next door. Her daughter, Olivia has been training and performing with DPAC/MMT since 2008.  Jenn (along with the whole family) has experienced untold hours of enjoyment, numbers of bug bites, and cups of cups hot chocolate at The Open Air Theatre watching her own child and many, many talented others perform. She will always have fond memories of the OAT but she does not miss the drive to and from Washington Crossing several times a week-or a day. Jenn is so pleased to be on the MMT board and is eager to give her time to help this wonderful organization grow.

 

Anya Madding

Anya is a personal chef and entrepreneur who has worked in the hospitality business for over 30 years. As a former Office Administrator at a ballet company for six years, Anya's experience includes production and volunteer organization, customer relations, and event promotion.



 

Amy Mahar,
Treasurer

Amy, along with her family, resides in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She has a BA in communications and worked in the medical education field for over 18 years.  She currently works as an Account Manager in scientific communications/publications at a company in Princeton, New Jersey.  She has always had a passion for the arts and because her daughters share that passion, she has furthered her enjoyment through them.  For the last 13 years, she has been a volunteer on various levels with several educational programs and theatres in the PA/NJ area.  She has been affiliated with Downtown Performing Arts Center/Curtain Up Productions/Music Mountain Theatre for the last 12 years.  On occasion, you will find Amy in the box office at MMT where she works part-time.

 

Jennifer McClellan

Jennifer is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania who has worked professionally in the PA/NJ area for more than 25 years.  Most of her career has been in Human Resources where she currently works an HR Leader in the pharmaceutical industry.  In addition to her professional experience, she has chaired committees and projects in Christian Education, Personnel, and Pastoral Search at her church, has volunteered her HR knowledge and skills with Ronald McDonald House of Philadelphia, and was an active parent volunteer in her children's school district.  Jennifer became a supporter of the arts when her children got involved in theatre, and has been engaged with DPAC/Curtain Up/ Music Mountain Theatre for more than a decade.  She loves being a part of this organization and working with MMT to fulfill their mission to bring out the best in everyone, enrich the lives of youth, and continue to bring the arts and quality theatre to the community.

 

Erik Snyder

Erik first came to Curtain Up Productions through his children's involvement with the Downtown Performing Arts Center and has since participated in both the production and performance sides. Erik has served for 8 years as the President of the Devonshire Estates Homeowners Association, a 220 home community, and also owns his own real estate company. His full-time employment is as a sales manager with Hill's Pet Nutrition, where he works with over 1000 veterinarians to teach them about nutrition in both healthy and sick animals. Erik received his MBA  from Eastern University in 1999, and brings years of sales and marketing experience to the Curtain Up Productions Board of Directors.

 

David Whiteman

David is a New Hope native transplanted to Lambertville via Boston and NYC.  Between all those places are 37-years of acting, directing, and writing in theatre, film, television and cabarets. Between being Children’s Theatre Coordinator at the Bucks County and Pocono Playhouses and his present position as Entertainment Coordinator for Mad Science of West New Jersey for the past 16 years, David has spent countless hours educating and entertaining children and audiences throughout the area.

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