NCTC Staff

The NCTC Staff does not maintain regular office hours, as they are often traveling and working in the field. The best way to contact our staff is via email.


Angie Hays, Executive Director

Angie has been the leader of NCTC since 2007. In this time she has also served as an adjunct professor of Arts Administration at Greensboro College and Elon University, and as a guest lecturer at the UNC School of the Arts, Wake Forest University, Appalachian State University, UNC Greensboro and Salem College. Prior to her career at NCTC, she worked as the Audience Development and Communications Manager at Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey, Fundraising Campaign Coordinator for the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, Associate General Manager for the UNCSA Summer Performance Festival, Director of the Children’s and Promotional Divisions at the Docherty Agency in Pittsburgh, and Casting Director for Porthouse Theatre in Ohio. She currently serves on the ARTS NC Board of Directors and the Greensboro College Arts Advisory Council. She has also served on the national Free Night of Theater steering committee for Theatre Communications Group (TCG) and on grant panels for the North Carolina Arts Council, Arts Greensboro and the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. Angie was a featured blogger in the TCG “What If…” series. She regularly acts as a consultant with NC theatre companies and colleges, primarily focusing on board training, strategic planning, leadership transition, and recruitment strategies. Angie earned a BA in Theatre from Kent State University and a MFA in Performing Arts Management from the UNC School of the Arts (where she was presented with an Alumni Achievement Award in 2010).


Amanda Clark, General Manager

Amanda holds a B.A. in Communication Studies and Performance, and a Minor in Music from UNC-Chapel Hill. While in school, she participated in the Summer School Abroad program, studying Drama and Education in London. Amanda has held internships with The Russell Agency in Winston-Salem, RLF Communications in Greensboro, and Randi Hiller Casting in Los Angeles. She began her NCTC career as an intern in 2008, and was then promoted to a part-time Event Coordinator and eventually to full-time General Manager. Amanda blogs at

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