Meet our Advisory Board...


Steve Hart is a founding member of The Wombat Theatre Company, which is now gearing up for its fifth production in its inaugural year. He received a B.F.A. in Theatre Performance from Arizona State University and a Masters in Theatre Ed from NYU. He has worked professionally as an actor, director and fight choreographer on over 100 productions at theatres such as Paper Mill Playhouse, Capital Repertory Theatre, New Rep and the Publick Theatre. Steve has taught Acting, Movement, Shakespeare, and Stage Combat classes at Arizona State University, Wellesley, M.I.T. and several other colleges and conservatory programs.

Collin M Hayes currently holds a leadership role as a Senior Visual Merchandiser at Aeropostale, where he directs all creative and visual functions for the company.  Originally from Chicago, he moved to New York City after being promoted to a Regional Visual Merchandiser.  His creative position gave him vast experience in visual merchandising, helping him to grow and develop the brand. Other than being visually creative, Collin has an interest in pottery. 

Andrew Larimer serves on the Distilled Theatre Company Advisory Board from New Orleans. He is a member of The NOLA Project theatre company, serves on the board of Goat in the Road theatre company, and performs improv comedy with The New Movement improv theatre. During the day he runs FatHappy Media, a web media production company, and serves as a Digital Media Consultant for GNO Inc., an economic development agency. He was recently named one of Under30CEO.com's 30 Under 30 Entrepreneurs to Watch in New Orleans.

Nick Noyes is a freelance editor and filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Prior to his move to LA, Nick spent six years involved in the New York City film scene.  In addition to co-founding and running the WeUsedToDate collective, he has worked on hundreds of projects, ranging from Kim Kardashian fragrance commercials to documentaries about Indie rappers.  Nick holds a BFA from the School of Visual Arts where he received the Outstanding Achievement in Editing Award.

Matthew Silberman graduated from Duke University in 2011 with a BA in public policy studies. He is currently pursuing his JD degree at NYU Law and is a prospective MBA candidate. Matt recently completed the Summer Business Scholars Program at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business and has worked at HBO, as a business affairs intern, and at Canrock Ventures, a New York-based venture capital firm. Matt was recently arrested for trying to ride a manatee. He is not sorry.