The leader will join the company in January 2017.
Marin Theatre Company has announced that Keri Kellerman will be the company’s new managing director. Kellerman is currently the managing director of the Playwrights’ Center, where she will end her tenure on Dec. 16. She will start at MTC on Jan. 2, 2017.
“I am delighted to welcome Keri to our company and am excited to have such a dedicated partner to lead Marin Theatre Company into its next 50 years,” artistic director Jasson Minadakis said in a statement. “Keri has spent her career creating exciting opportunities for playwrights and other artists to follow their visions and to lead their communities. She has forged powerful and profound community partnerships locally and nationally that allow her artists to push ever forward with building a better, more just and compassionate society. I look forward to the future we will create for our company and community.”
Kellerman joined the Playwrights’ Center in 2013, and previously, she led the Intiman Theatre’s revival in partnership with artistic director Andrew Russell. She also held leadership positions at organizations in Seattle, including UW World Series at Meany Hall, On the Boards, Pacific Northwest Ballet, and Seattle Repertory Theatre.
“I’m honored to join its dedicated community of artists, board members, staff, and audiences to embrace theater in all its complexity and humanity,” Kellerman said in a statement. “As MTC celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, I look forward to partnering with Jasson to help shape a future where the depth of our resources matches the height of our imagination.”