Our PPCT Team


Colleen Hawks-Pierce

Artistic Director

PPCT Board of Directors

Elizabeth Ciotti 
Board President

New York City Dept. of Education

Janet Mervin 
Board Vice President 

Professional Costume Designer, 
Handarts Teacher 

Cathy Cabrera-Figueroa 
Board Secretary

PhD at The Graduate Center, 
City University of New York

Scott Grillo  
Board Treasurer

President, McGraw Hill Professional

Michael Lehmann 
Board Chair 

Partner, Dechert LLP

Amanda Bogacz 
PPCT Alumni Board Member

Development Department,
Film at Lincoln Center

Joe Burby
Board Member

Joe Burby Voice Overs, 
New Heights Realty

Mary Beth Ryan-Maher 
Board Member 

Grants Director, ArchCare

Eric S. Schaer 
Board Member

Associate, Kaplan Levenson P.C.