Venture Hill Entertainment, LLC is a private investment company created to enhance and develop theatre, film, music and television properties. Funding projects in all stages of development, its goal is to partner with professional visionaries who inspire and re-imagine the theatrical experience.
Schoen Smith | Founder | Producer Schoen Smith resides as a producer and VP of Development for Venture Hill Entertainment. Venture Hill Entertainment’s credits include Evita, starring Ricky Martin, on Broadway and Driving Miss Daisy starring James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave in London’s West End. Most recently Schoen produced Jekyll & Hyde and tick, tick…Boom! for DOMA Theatre Company and The Playground and Elevator in association with An 11:11 Experiment. Schoen has also been a performer, is a graduate of the Commercial Theatre Institute’s 16-week Program, and graduated from the Universtiy of Notre Dame with a BA in Finance & Business Economics.
DOMA Theatre Company’s mission is to enhance audiences’ theatre experience beyond their expectations by presenting established and original musicals and plays in unique interpretations and settings. DOMA’s goal is to unite the theatre community, augment audiences and promote the arts.
Mike Abramson | Workshop Coordinator | Producer Mike Abramson is currently the Resident Producer and Director of Marketing for DOMA Theatre Company where he has garnered critical acclaim for several musicals including JEKYLL AND HYDE (LA Weekly Critics Pick of the Week), XANADU (LA Weekly GO), AVENUE Q (LA Times Critics Choice and Ovation Recommended) and DREAMGIRLS (LA Times Critics Choice and Ovation Recommended). Outside of DOMA, Mike recently produced the critically acclaimed production of RENT at The Hudson Mainstage Theatre and “Listen…Can You Hear Me Now?” for the 2013 Fringe Festival at the Complex Theatre.
Marco Gomez | Executive Producer | Director
Heather Provost | Broadway Producer
Heather is a TONY Nominated, DRAMA DESK, OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE, and DRAMA LEAGUE Nominated Producer. Critically acclaimed hits on Broadway include “Reasons To Be Pretty” written by Neil LaBute (3 Tony Nominations including Best Play) and the musical “[title of show]” (Tony Nomination for Best Book of a Musical) following its hit Off-Broadway run, which garnered three OBIE Awards. She also produced the hugely successful “Under My Skin” segment of The Pink Campaign on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre, in which all proceeds were donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
She produced and directed the California Theatre’s critically acclaimed productions of “Driving Miss Daisy,” and “Love Letters,” and was the Producer of the Theatre for Young Audiences Equity tours of “Page To The Stage” and “History of Musical Theater”. She is currently producing the new Broadway-bound play, “Coffee Stains” and musical “V-V-Voice”, as well as producing the new feature film “Flambeau”.
She was the creator and executive producer of the TV show “Reality Check”, creator of the new “Who Knew?…The In-the-Know Travel Show”, is an accomplished comedy writer and book doctor for live shows, and is in development on a new thrilling dance show with Tabitha and Napoleon-the Emmy Award winning choreography team from FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance. Other credits include My Heart Is In Melbourne, The Baby Room, Family Is Everything, Experiments, From the Future, and Chix 6. She is founding partner at Ciao Bella Productions, on faculty at The Commercial Theater Institute and a graduate of The Florida State University.