Dale is a Tony Award® and Telly Award® -winning producer and entrepreneur.
Dale A. Mott
Founder and CEO
Dale founded EDGEWOOD as a fundraising consultancy but quickly shifted to focus more on his passion—theatrical and multimedia production. His first co-produceorial adventure was the critically acclaimed Broadway production of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT, which starred Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones, and Bobby Canavale.
EDGEWOOD’s theatrical works have also included Michael R. Jackson’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning musical, A STRANGE LOOP; Keenan Scott II’s THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN; and the 2022 Broadway revival of August Wilson’s THE PIANO LESSON. Nolan Williams, Jr. and Nikkole Salter’s GRACE; Angelica Cheri and Ross Baum’s GUN & POWDER; and, Kander & Ebb’s NEW YORK, NEW YORK top the list of EDGEWOOD’s current musical productions.
Edgewood produced the voting rights video I HAVE A RIGHT TO VOTE and the online chat series #ByGRACE- both Telly Award-winning multimedia projects.
Considered a masterful fundraiser and connector, Dale’s non-profit fundraising career has included leadership roles with the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, CARE, The Phillips Collection, Arena Stage, Halcyon, and Penumbra Theatre Company. He’s consulted for national and international organizations including the Theatre Development Fund (TDF), Santa Fe Art Institute, PostClassical Ensemble, the National Association of Veterans Research and Education Foundations (NAVREF), ARMR Systems, and ArtsEmerson.
Dale completed graduate work as a Patricia Roberts Harris Fellow at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs and holds a Bachelor of Arts with high honors in Sociology from Millsaps College. A native Louisianan and avid art collector, Dale is a trustee of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans. He is a member of the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in Washington, DC, and holds memberships in The Broadway League, Theatre Communications Group, and the Black Trustee Alliance for American Art Museums.