The Turn The Spotlight team comprises strong voices who believe in the power of one-on-one mentorship to influence the next generation of arts leaders.


These are our change-makers on the ground, co-creating season-long mentorships with our Fellows. In the 2018/19 season, our mentors include top-tier performers, creators, advocates and entrepreneurs.


Atlanta | GA
Jamie Barton

Baltimore | MD
Alysia Lee

Berlin | Germany
Heidi Melton

Logan | UT
Anne Francis Bayless
Rebecca McFaul


Our advisors have a strong commitment to advancing women, people of color, and other equity-seeking groups in the arts. They have a broad understanding of the talent landscape in their geographical regions, and they are inspiring leaders in their industry sectors.