Anthony S. Rhine is currently a professor of theatre and the director of the Theatre Management MFA at Wayne State University, prior to which he served as executive director of three major producing theatres over the course of fifteen years. His study of leadership in the arts and his model for teaching it is used by businesses across the United States. He has produced and directed scores of theatrical productions, written works that have been produced throughout the United States and on tours in the U.S., Canada, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. He is currently writing the book of the musical "Mermaids," for MGM On Stage.