Stephanie Silverman is the Executive Director of the Belcourt Theatre in Nashville, TN and has been with the theatre since 2007. The Belcourt is a non-profit film house dedicated to presenting the best in contemporary & repertory cinema from around the world. The historic 1925 theatre once housed the Grand Ole Opry and is now nationally recognized as one of the country's best art house theatres for both its programmatic vision and fiscal stability.
Silverman serves as treasurer and founding member of the leadership group for the Art House Convergence, an organization founded by the directors of leading art houses across the U.S. to act as a support organization for theatres at all levels of maturity and stability through research, mentoring and an annual conference. Prior to her tenure with the Belcourt, Silverman worked for several non-profit arts organizations including the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL; John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI; founded the Arts on the Green Festival in Omaha, NE. She also worked with RMS Titanic, Inc (now Premier Exhibitions) and artist management agency Exceptional Artists and has served as a panelist at the League of Historic American Theatres national conference, the National Performance Network Conference, and the Art House Convergence. She lives with her husband and four children in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee.