Our Team

Harold Hodge, Jr

Executive Director and Director of Venue Coordination and Scheduling 

  • Harold Hodge is NYC-based playwright and director, who is currently obtaining his Directing Degree at Pace School of Performing Arts. A military brat, he has called Japan, North Carolina, Alabama, Virginia and Maryland home. Harold made his playwriting and directorial debut last year with The Boy in the Church and will be returning with Candyland in December. He is looking forward to helping other writers bring their stories to life in a similar fashion.  

Kathleen Kennedy 

Director of Finances and Fundraising 

  • Originally from South Texas, Kat Kennedy is a Junior Mathematics Major and Russian Language Minor at Pace University. Although math is her passion, she has always had a soft spot for the theatre. Much thanks to Harold for letting her combine both! She is excited for what's to come, and cannot wait to see what upcoming writers have to bring to the table.

Madeline DeFreece

Director of Film Department 

  • Madeline Grey DeFreece, originally from the Washington D.C. area, is a Junior at Pace University in New York City in the BFA Acting for film, television, voiceover, and commercials program. Recently she has appeared in On the Verge of Default, a webseries by Obie Award winner, Nikkole Salter; Harold Hodge's off-off Broadway original production of The Boy in the Church, Blood Wedding, her original short film, Blue Heron Lake; and In a Day of Dreary, at the Capital Fringe Festival in Washington D.C. In the Fall, she will be co-directing Candyland another Harold Hodge original.

Jordan Little 

Production Manager  

  • Jordan Rose Little is a junior at Pace University, majoring in Women’s and Gender Studies as well as English. Previously, she has lived in Peru, the Dominican Republic, and Costa Rica. Since moving to New York City she has been steadily working towards a career in the nonprofit sector, where she hopes to use her skills to create tangible social change.

Paige Madkins

Production Manager  

  • Paige Madkins is an aspiring actress who is in the BFA acting program at Pace School of Arts. Some of her previous student productions were The Boy in the Church and Blood Wedding. She also has a passion for creative writing and an interest in directing. She was born and raised in Dallas, Texas, and loves to read and listen to music. She looks forward to working with students to help put up their original work and watch it grow as she plans to do with her own.