Meet the Membership Team

Bridget Woodbury

Membership Marketing Senior Coordinator
Favorite Art Form: 

Contemporary Visual Art

Bridget is pleased to return to Americans for the Arts as the Membership Marketing Coordinator after previously interning for the Arts Action Fund. Since the completion of her thesis, “Your Mission, if You Choose to Accept it: Evaluating Planning as a Preventative Approach to Nonprofit Mission Creep in a Visual Arts Context,” as part of the Master of Arts in Arts Administration program at Goucher College, Bridget has written on the subject of mission-based planning and has begun implementing her adaptive impact planning process as a growth consultant in the DC area. She serves on the Steering Committee of Emerging Arts Leaders DC, where she is responsible for electronic communications, and as a grant panelist for the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Previously she served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Wildwood Summer Theatre.

Bridget completed a BA in Theatre with an emphasis on stage management from the University of Maryland, College Park, where she also served as the Co-Chairman of the Undergraduate Theatre Artists Society. She worked as a freelance stage manager for six years, ultimately becoming a member of the Actor’s Equity Association and the American Guild of Musical Artists, as well as working at venues ranging from the Lyric Opera of Baltimore to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. A DC-area native, Bridget lives in Petworth where she enjoys modern art, live music, playing football, and complaining about running. Her previous publications are available at

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