Who We Are

HUNTER ARNOLD

Broadway: Once On This Island, Anastasia, Dear Evan Hansen (Tony Award), Kinky Boots (Tony Award and Olivier Award), M Butterfly, Disaster!, Allegiance, Deaf West Theatre’s Spring Awakening (Tony Nomination), The Visit (Tony Nomination), It’s Only a Play, Mothers and Sons (Tony Nomination), The Bridges of Madison County, Macbeth, Godspell, Chinglish. London: Edward Albee’s The Goat with Damian Lewis. Upcoming projects include Pretty Woman, Gettin’ the Band Back Together, Head Over Heels, Hadestown and many others.

Hunter also owns a film production company, recent film based projects include Something Like Summer, Hello Again, The Next Four Years and others. Upcoming projects include A Little More Alive, Single for the First Time and Bastard Jones. In addition to his producing projects Hunter is the founder and CEO of ARTech Holdings, LLC an incubator and holding company focused on generating technologies to support the live arts community. Amongst Artech’s offerings is the premier amateur theatrical ticketing and web presence software www.OnTheStage.com.

Hunter earned his bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurial Business from DePaul University and his Master’s in Business Administration from TRIUM, a joint program representing NYU Stern School of Business, H.E.C. Paris and the London School of Economics. He is a frequent lecturer and guest professor on entertainment trends and economics, Commercial Theater and working in the arts.

KAYLA GREENSPAN

Broadway: Once On This Island, Anastasia, Gettin’ the Band Back Together, and Deaf West Theatre’s Spring Awakening. Off-Broadway: Daddy Long Legs. As the Producing Associate for TBD Theatricals, Kayla has worked on: The Inheritance, The Jungle, Dear Evan Hansen, M. Butterfly, Edward Albee’s The Goat with Damian Lewis in London’s West End, and Kid Victory at the Vineyard Theatre. Previously, she was the Managing Director of the Davenport Theatre and Ken Davenport’s Producing Associate, in which capacity she worked on Allegiance, The Visit, It’s Only a Play, Mothers and Sons, The Bridges of Madison County, Macbeth, Kinky Boots, Godspell, Chinglish and many others. Upcoming projects include: Hadestown and many others.

Independently, she has produced benefit concerts for GLAAD (Broadway Gets GLAAD) and The Trevor Project (Say My Name). In 2016, 2017 and 2018 Kayla was a judge for the SheNYC Summer Festival, a festival dedicated to supporting the creation of new works by female writers and composers. Kayla was previously the Director of Operations at ARTech Holdings, an incubator and holding company focused on generating technologies to support the live arts community. Kayla earned her bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education with a concentration in English at NYU’s Steinhardt School, as well as The Business of Entertainment, Media, and Technology in a joint program through NYU’s Stern School of Business and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.

STEPHANIE YANKWITT

Broadway: Glengarry Glen Ross, The Odd Couple, Three Days of Rain. Off-Broadway & regional theatre: Born Yesterday and An Inspector Calls, both at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre; Uncommon Sense at the Tectonic Theater Project; Burn All Night at the A.R.T.; King Kong and West Side Story at the Fugard Theatre in Cape Town, South Africa; 2011-2012 Yale Repertory Theatre season, which included an acclaimed production of Hamlet starring Paul Giamatti. Film: Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance (Academy Award), Dan in Real Life, Across the Universe, Then She Found Me, RENT, and Lucky Stiff, Give Me Liberty, Sweet Home Tennessee, and A Little More Alive, Akron, Take Care, 4 Eyes, and Hench casting, as well as over 100 commercials.

Under the leadership of Bernie Tesley (2003-2007) and Tara Rubin (2010-2012), and as an independent Casting Director, Stephanie has served on the casting teams for film projects, Broadway productions, and more than 100 commercials. She served as Senior Artistic Staff of the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca, NY from 2009-2013, and in the same position at Barrington Stage Company from 2014-2016. At BSC, Stephanie ran the Second Stage, producing mostly new musicals and plays, and running Mr. Finn’s Cabaret, with Award-Winning Composer William Finn. From 2009-2017 Stephanie served on the faculty of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. With Peter Flynn, Stephanie developed and ran a program that worked with graduating acting students to create a foundation for a unique and authentic career.

In 2015, Stephanie began working with Broadway, TV, and film producer Hunter Arnold and TBD Productions which is currently represented on Broadway with Once On This Island, Dear Evan Hansen, Anastasia, and Kinky Boots. In 2017, Hunter partnered with Stephanie and Margaret Dunn to launch TBD Casting, a division of TBD Productions.

Once on This Island on Broadway