Jamie Gahlon

Jamie Gahlon is a cultural organizer, producer, and theatremaker. She is a cofounder of HowlRound currently serving as Interim Director. She is a co-creator of the World Theatre Map and New Play Map, edits the HowlRound Journal, co-administers
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s National Playwright Residency Program, and regularly produces theatre convenings around urgent field-wide issues. Prior to her work at HowlRound, Jamie helped launched the American Voices New Play Institute at Arena Stage and assisted managing the NEA New Play Development Program. Jamie has also worked for New York Stage & Film, and the New Victory Theatre. She is a proud member of the Latinx Theatre Commons Steering Committee and the Committee of the Jubilee. Jamie holds a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service with a focus on Culture & Politics and a Concentration in Media Studies from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. She originally hails from Minnesota, the land of 10,000 lakes, and likes to dabble.



  • Modeling a Theatre Commons
    P. Carl, David Dower, Jamie Gahlon, and Vijay Mathew define their visions of HowlRound as a not-for-profit theatre commons.
  • Interview with Lisa Steindler
    Lisa Steindler, Executive Artistic Director of San Francisco's Z Space sat down with Jamie Gahlon to talk about their technical residencies.


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