Verge Theater Company
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950 Graybar Lane
Nashville, TN 37204
Organization Details

Executive Director

Executive Director Ms. Lynette Kraft
Term Start April 2015
Lynette's Experience: Nettie Mae Kraft serves as our Artistic Director. She received her MFA from Roosevelt University in Chicago where she interned at Steppenwolf, working with Tracy Letts and Amy Morton. Prior to that she studied theater in England, eventually attaining a BFA from The University of Colorado at Boulder where she worked with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival for four years and began a theater company. While in TN she has worked in TV, film, and on stage with Sista Style Productions, Blackbird Theater, Nashville Rep, TWTP, Actor's Bridge Ensemble, and NSF. She routinely teaches at various local Universities, was the dialect coach for 4 seasons of the TV drama "Nashville", acted in the film Novitiate which premiered at Sundance, coached and acted in the film Above Suspicion with Emilia Clarke (GOT) and Jack Houston (Boardwalk Empire), played Mama Cash on CMT's Sun Records, and is a proud co-founder of Verge Theater Company.

Co-Executive Director

Co-Executive Director Alicia Haymer
Term Start January 2021
Alicia's Experience: Alicia Haymer is a local actor, writer, director, and producer of theater. Her credits include work at The Nashville Rep, The Nashville Children's Theater, Actor's Bridge Ensemble, The Nashville Opera, and many more. Alicia will choose half of the season, have an equal voice in casting, producing, and financial decisions, and help us forge a new style of theater management in Nashville.


Full Time Staff 0
Part Time Staff 0
Volunteers 13
Contractors 20
Retention Rate 100%

Plans & Policies

Does your organization have a Fundraising Plan? Under Development
Does your organization have a Strategic Plan? Under Development
Years Strategic Plan Considers 4
When was the Strategic Plan adopted?
Does your organization have a Management Succession Plan? No
Does your organization have a Policy and Procedure Plan? Yes
Does the organization have a Nondiscrimination Policy? Yes
Does the organization have a Whistle Blower Policy? No
Does the organization have a Document Destruction Policy? No


Is there a formal evaluation for... Frequency (if applicable)
CEO/Executive Director No N/A
Senior Management No N/A
Non-Management No N/A


Award / Recognition Organization Year
Best of Nashville, Best Chicago-style Theater The Nashville Scene 2015
Best Of Nashville, Best Place To See A Play The Nashville Scene 2019
Best of Nashville, Best Slasher Play The Nashville Scene 2016
Best of Nashville, Best Play About Nothing The Nashville Scene 2018
Best of Nashville, Best New Director (Skinless) The Nashville Scene 2017