Debbie Reynolds

Lee Melville

Lee Meriwether

24th Street Theatre

Academy of New Musical Theatre

Bootleg Theater

Cornerstone Theater Company

Los Angeles Dream Shapers

Greenway Arts Alliance

Victory Theatre

Vox Femina Los Angeles

Nona Daly & Peggy Holmes

Suzanne Lummis

Penny Moore

Trish Ostroski


Bootleg Theater

Alicia Adams is the founder and Artistic Director of Bootleg Theater.  She is a co-founder of The Evidence Room Theater Project, and the RampArt Youth Theater Project.  She is also an actress, a producer, a set designer, and a fine artist.  During her tenure as executive director of the Evidence Room, that company won 24 Back Stage Garland Awards, 16 LA Weekly Theater Awards (among 54 nominations), and many Critic’s Pick’s and year-end Top Tens.  She has personally won three LA Weekly awards.

Since Bootleg Theater started in 2006, we have worked with over 100 Los Angeles based performance-based companies.  In 2007, we opened a bar with a beer and wine license, and expanded programming to include music, literary events, art openings, and film screenings.

Bootleg Theater has received 11 LA Weekly Nominations, 1 LA Weekly Award for Fight Direction, several Ovation Nominations, along with 2 Ovation Awards for Costume Design and several Drama Critics Circle Nominations.

Bootleg Theater has been awarded grants from the Irvine Foundation, The Cissy Patterson Foundation, the Cultural Affairs Department of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.

Jessica Hanna moved to Los Angeles in 1996 from Chicago, where she had worked as an actor, playwright, dancer and stage combat choreographer after receiving her BFA in Acting from DePaul University's Theatre School.  In addition to working as an actor at many Los Angeles theaters, she has been in & produced a majority of Ken Roht's 99¢ Only Shows. 

In 2006 she co-founded Bootleg Theater with Alicia Hoge-Adams & Jason Adams, a non-profit arts venue.  She is the Managing and Producing Director at Bootleg, where she has produced Pageant of the 4 Seasons, A 99Cent Only Modern Something!, Roger Guenveur Smith's Who Killed Bob Marley?, Eva Anderson's Wildboy ‘74 and Lauren Weedman's Bust.  She co-produced, co-directed and performed in Week 17 of 365Days/365Plays.  She was an actor in Doomsday Kiss and produced Stranger, a spaghetti western with live music. In 2010 she produced and performed in Project Wonderland and produced The Good Boy and Ken Roht's 99¢ Only Same-O. In 2011, she has produced the first Bootleg Dance Festival, The Interlopers, Awake and appeared in the Fun Family Festival of Tragedy.  She oversees the production of all theatrical and art events at Bootleg. 

As an independent producer: Glen Roven's Norman's Ark at the Ford Amphitheater and the upcoming Ovation Awards.  She has trained extensively in Suzuki/Viewpoints with Anne Bogart, The SITI Company and Burning Wheel.  Last fall she appeared as Helen of Troy in the SITI Co.'s workshop of Trojan Women at The Getty Villa, directed by Anne Bogart.