The Academy of Children’s Theatre has announced the promotion of Anne Spilman to Executive Director. In her new position she will be responsible for managing the vision, growth and sustainability of ACT. Anne also will be in charge of business operations and facility management.
A graduate of Pacific Lutheran University and Kennewick High School, Anne has a long history with our organization, having participated in its programs as a youth. She is a graduate of Leadership Tri Cities, and currently serves on its Board. Anne also is the vice chair of the Richland Arts Commission. In 2016 she was recognized by the Tri Cities Area Journal of Business with its Young Professionals Award. Her other community involvements include serving on the founding Board of The Rude Mechanicals, and volunteering with the local Girls on the Run. Anne also is a member of Powerful Connections, a women’s business networking group.
At ACT she also previously held the positions of Acting Executive Director and Interim Artistic Director. In addition, Anne has been a director, choreographer, and drama instructor at ACT. She brings a wealth of expertise and experience to the new position! Congratulations Anne!