Ms. Loftus has headed the operational side of WordTheatre since 2008. She received her BA in English Literature from UCLA and is currently earning her MBA at USC’s Marshall School of Business. While at UCLA she also studied playwrighting and some technical theater, and she has studied design at Santa Monica College. During her time at WordTheatre, she has earned several grants for the organization, revamped financial and organizational systems, and managed dozens of volunteers and interns. She herself has volunteered and interned for groups including National Geographic Kids TV, Hooligan Theater Company, 826LA, the Los Angeles Rabbit Foundation and Junior Achievement.