Actors Clara Gabrielle and Angelina Prendergast, playwright Kenni Lethridge Kaufman and actors Daphne Gabriel and Jameelah Nuriddin attend the opening night of 'Innocent Flesh' 

I lead how I want to be led — I manage my employees like we’re working together rather than they’re working for me.

Lethridge said she cast a diverse group of actresses to show that the horrors of the teen sex trade cut across race and class lines.