Jamie Gahlon

Jamie Gahlon is a co-founder of HowlRound, where she currently serves as Senior Creative Producer, running HowlRound's day-to-day operations. Prior to her work at Emerson College, Jamie worked at Arena Stage, New York Stage & Film, and the New Victory Theatre. Jamie holds a BSFS in Culture & Politics from Georgetown University, and originally hails from the land of 10,000 lakes. She likes to dabble.



  • Encountering Eastern Europe
    Jamie Gahlon, Senior Creative Producer of HowlRound, reports on a trip she took in fall 2016 to explore, deepen, and build partnerships with theatremakers and organizations in Eastern Europe.
  • Culture Clash: Thirty Years and Counting
    Jamie Gahlon interviews Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas, and Herbert Siguenza, now marking their thirtieth year as ensemble Culture Clash.
  • In Dialogue with José Luis Valenzuela
    Jamie Gahlon interviews José Luis Valenzuela on the LATC and the upcoming Encuentro 2014: A National Latina/o Theatre Festival.
  • Modeling a Theater Commons
    P. Carl, David Dower, Jamie Gahlon, and Vijay Mathew define their visions of HowlRound as a not-for-profit theatre commons.


NewCritcriticism & analysis

  • 2015 NewCrit in Review
    HowlRound Senior Creative Producer Jamie Gahlon reveals the most-shared NewCrit pieces of the past year, and a few of her own favorites.

Blognews, trends, insights

  • Cafecito: Mando Alvarado
    Jamie Gahlon interviews Mando Alvarado about the inspiration for his play Parachute Men , his writing process, and the challenges facing the American theatre.
  • Hot off the Presses! The Latina/o Theatre Commons 2013 National Convening Book
    HowlRound's Jamie Gahlon spoke with scholar Brian Herrera about what he learned compiling The Latina/o Theatre Commons 2013 National Convening book, and his vision for how others may find it useful.
  • Cafecito: The Roots and Work of Café Onda
    We want it to be for everybody. I think that we have to make it so that our readership sees us as a chapter in the narrative, not a separate narrative. That Café Onda acts as an archive, as a living conversation, and as a chapter in the story of the American theater. I hope that the present and future readership of Café Onda consists of those who are interested in that greater narrative.
  • Latina/o Theatre Commons Producer: Abigail Vega
    Since the October 2013 Latina/o Theatre Commons (LTC) National Convening in Boston, the LTC has been moving forward on a number of upcoming planned initiatives. As the momentum and enthusiasm for the LTC has grown, so to has the need for a full-time, dedicated producer. On behalf of the LTC Hiring Committee, I'm pleased to announce that we have hired Abigail Vega—she will begin working full-time in June as the dedicated Latina/o Theatre Commons Producer.