Janet Erlick '88
Erlick is the executive artistic director of the award‐winning Fort Lauderdale Children’s Theatre, whose comprehensive outreach program serves over 32,000 people each year. In 2015, the theater was named the best community theater of South Florida by BroadwayWorld.com, one of the 12 best children’s theaters in the nation by Backstage.com, and South Florida Business Journal’s Small Business of the Year.
In 2015, Erlick was named the Outstanding Women of Broward County by the Boys & Girls Club and is also the recipient of the Remy Service Award by the South Florida Theatre League and the City of Hope Businesswoman of the Year Award. Currently, she serves as the chair of the Broward Arts Connection and is a member of the Cultural Executives Committee of Broward County and the Broward Women’s Alliance.
Erlick graduated from Swarthmore with a double major in theater and psychology. She has been a member of Alumni Council since 2011 and is the current Alumni Council president.