Leigh Goldenberg

Visiting Lecturer in Theatre Arts

Leigh Goldenberg joined the Wilma Theater as Managing Director in March 2020, alongside a cohort of three new Co-Artistic Directors leading a new phase of shared leadership for the company.  Previously, she was Executive Director of Theatre Philadelphia, the region’s marketing and leadership organization for theater where she founded Philly Theatre Week. Prior to that, she was Marketing Director for the social enterprise Wash Cycle Laundry. She has worked in Philadelphia and New York with Arden Theatre Company, HERE Arts Center, Pearl Theatre Company, among others. She is a Democratic Committeeperson in Philadelphia’s First Ward, and past President of the board of the South Philly Food Co-op and Friends of Kirkbride Elementary. She’s an alumni of Leadership Philadelphia’s Connectors & Keepers and Philly Girls Do Good, and was a Rad Girls nominee for Connector of the Year.She was a member of the Producer’s Lab at Women’s Project and holds a degree in Theatre Production and Management from Marymount Manhattan College.