The graduation for the Commercial Theater Institute's Extensive 16-week Seminar was held recently at The Broadway League. Every year, a small group of theatre professionals are selected for this program which covers a wide range of topics lead by the most distinguished industry professionals as lecturers and panelists.
The Commercial Theatre Institute (CTI) is committed to the development and training of emerging producers. CTI represents the theatre industry's commitment to insuring that a pool of qualified and committed producers is ready for the future. CTI is the theatre industry's leading training and professional development program.
The Commercial Theater Institute is a project of Theatre Development Fund (TDF) and the Broadway League. The program director is Jed Bernstein, who formerly served as Executive Director and then President of the League of American Theatres and Producers. Bernstein currently heads Above The Title Entertainment, a Broadway/Television Production Company and marketing consultancy.
The CTI 2012 graduates are: John Capo, Bonnie Comley, Denise Dickens, Ada A. Gonzalez, Kate Griffler, Catherine Gropper, Kate Hathaway, Mimi Jefferson, Jeff Koblenz, Matthew Kwatinetz, Stella LaRue, Abby Lee, Miles Marek, Mikhail Medvedev, Maureen McSherry, Kevin Meyers, Roberta Pereira, Lawrence D. Poster, Jillian Robbins, Stephanie Lynn Rosenberg, Floyd Sklaver, Merrill Stone, Rusty Thelin, Elizabeth Ventua, Craig Waletzko, Ken Wydro, Ning Yu Wu, and Mitchell Zotovich.
For more information on The Commercial Theater Institute see www.commercialtheaterinstitute.com.
Pictured: Jed Bernstein and the CTI 16 Week Intensive Class of 2012 Graduates