Ms. Bolt is a theatre and musical theatre program and philanthropy consultant, and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University. In 2006-2007, she served as Interim Executive Director of Theatre Communications Group. Ms. Bolt was Director of Theater and Musical Theater at the National Endowment for the Arts from 1995 till 2006. Prior to joining the Endowment, she served as Director of the Theater Program at the New York State Council on the Arts. Her tenure at the Council was preceded by work as an actor including five seasons as a member of the company of the Cleveland Play House. She serves as Interim Board Chair of the SITI Company, on the Theatre Professional Advisory Board at the University of Kansas, and as a board member of the William Inge Festival Foundation.