Board of Directors
Hanna Rose Alex has over 11 years of experience in strategy, client services, and insights. Hanna is Associate Director, Consumer Insights at CSpace with expertise in the healthcare industry, consulting on patient support programs and digital health innovation. She has partnered with several local education nonprofits, offering pro bono consulting. Hanna received her BA in Sociology from Boston University. Growing up submersed in the arts, Hanna has studied several instruments and multiple forms of dance. She has been seen around the Boston/Cambridge area performing musical theatre, modern dance, and singing jazz.
Hanna Rose Alex
Chris Cornelius is a professional engineer specializing in custom electronics for audio applications and full-stack software development. A first-round hire at podcasting app Swell Radio, Chris has held a series of roles in technology startups and small businesses. He joined the GSS Board while living in Cambridge, and continues to serve remotely from Seattle. Drawing on his long history in lighting and sound technology and design, Chris volunteered as GSS Technical Director from 2016–2018. During this period, Chris organized and executed major capital improvements to the GSS Theater, including a complete rebuild of the lighting grid in Spring 2018.
Pam Daly brings a resume of dance, finance, and non-profit accounting management to GSS. With an extensive background in private sector corporate finance, and many years of non-profit financial administration, Pam oversees the financial health of GSS. An advocate of volunteerism, and a life-long dancer and choreographer, Pam is driven to make dance accessible to the community so that everyone can experience the enjoyment, health, and healing power of dance. Pam is Director of Financial Systems, Consigli Construction Co., Inc.
Stephen Ursprung is an Assistant Professor of Dance Studies at Dean College and serves as the Operations Director at the American Dance Legacy Initiative (ADLI). He holds an MFA in dance from Smith College and an AB in economics and Italian studies from Brown University. Locally, his choreographic work has been presented at the Dance Complex, the Somerville Arts Council, and the Boston Center for the Arts. He has performed work by Paul Taylor, Pilobolus, Monica Bill Barnes, Robert Battle, Danny Buraczeski, David Parsons, Ruth Andrien, and Danny Grossman. He has choreographed for Columbia Records, performed in Cape Town, South Africa, and choreographed for the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival. A proud member of Actors' Equity Association, Stephen was most recently seen in OKLAHOMA! at Trinity Repertory Theatre. Stephen currently creates work with NilsSprung Dance Project and Reject Dance Theatre and works as a freelance choreographer and educator throughout New York and New England.