Jamie Gahlon

Jamie is the Director and a co-founder of HowlRound. She is a co-creator of the World Theatre Map and New Play Map, oversees the HowlRound Journal and HowlRound TV, supports the work of the Latinx Theatre Commons, and 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 and the NEA New Play Development Program at Arena Stage. 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, the Committee of the Jubilee, and a Think Tank Member for the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics. Jamie holds a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service with a focus on Culture & Politics from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. She originally hails from Minnesota, the land of 10,000 lakes, and likes to dabble.


Blognews, trends, insights

  • Chloe Veltman on Arts Criticism
    Jamie Gahlon asked arts journalist Chloe Veltman about the disappearing art form of criticism.
  • Good For What Ails You
    Cross-posted from newplay.us aka #NEWPLAY is US! Check out our latest #newplay video adventure, featuring the tunes of the Crevulators!
  • In Search of the Artistic Home
    Jamie Gahlon introduces our newest series, In Search of the Artistic Home.