What A Pair!


The Producers of What A Pair!


Jo Levi Di Sante

JO LEVI DISANTE :: Co-Founder, Producer
Jo DiSante is an Executive Director of Current Programming at ABC Entertainment Group, where she covers several current scripted series, primetime news, and programming synergy. She came to ABC from the feature film world where held development and production roles at Cosgrove/Meurer Productions, Demi Moore’s Moving Pictures, and Foundry Film Partners. Jo took her first executive position with manager/producer Phyllis Carlyle after spending several years as a freelance reader and began her career in New York as a casting assistant. In addition to her work in film/tv, Jo spends not enough time with her husband, John, and twins, Holden & Reese. WHAT A PAIR is a tribute to her mother Shelley, a two time cancer survivor, her sister Deborah, who lost her fight with breast cancer in August 2002, and, now, to her close friend Alex Bloom, who lost her battle in September 2012.


Ruth Stalford


RUTH STALFORD :: Co-Founder, Producer
Ruth Stalford began her professional career as an actress in NYC working in theater and television.  In Los Angeles, she segued from acting to producing with the LA Weekly “Pick of Week” presentation of “The Secret Nymph of New Hyde Park”.   She has worked on many feature films and TV movies and received the "Wrangler" award from the Cowboy Hall of Fame for producing "The Virginian" starring Bill Pullman and Diane Lane. She received the "Fair Shake Award" from the Western Center for Law and Poverty for her work with the under served.  In 2002, she co-founded (and currently runs) What A Pair!. Among the non-profit organization’s activities, it produces an annual Broadway-caliber evening of duets to benefit breast cancer research and awareness. To date, What A Pair! has raised over $3 million for local cancer research centers. The non-profit recently launched, The Book Foundation. A program dedicated to promoting literacy to underserved communities and closing the achievement gap. She lives in Hancock Park with her family.


Jody Price


JODY PRICE :: Co-Founder, Producer
Jody Price began her career in front of the camera and onstage in New York. In Los Angeles, she moved behind the camera to produce Mercy Point for UPN, and recently executive produced the film, “Master Harold”… and the Boys starring Ving Rhames and Freddie Highmore, which was released in 2010. Jody has produced fundraising events for Santa Monica College’s Foundation, was the Director of Development, Music and Entertainment Industry for City of Hope, and now consults for Cedars-Sinai Development and Community Relations. She is also a founding board member of Camp Bravo, a non-profit organization dedicated to teens with a passion for the performing arts. She looks forward to the time when breast cancer is eradicated, and there is no need for What a Pair!


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