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Jill Harrison

Creative Consultant and Founder/Executive Director of Directors Gathering (DG)

Jill Harrison (she/her) is a theatre director, creative consultant, and educator. She began her career working for esteemed Off-Broadway companies Playwrights Horizons, New York Theatre Workshop, and Peculiar Works Project. Jill has served as the Associate Artistic Director at Simpatico Theatre, the Festival Director for Philadelphia Theatre Company’s PTC@PLAY, and presently, the Founder & Executive Director of Directors Gathering (DG), a membership organization that builds continuous community for regional theatre directors.

A Rad Girl Award "Connector of the Year" nominee, Jill serves as a national voice in elevating regional theatre directors as visionaries. Since 2016, Jill has collaborated with fellow director-centric programmers and leaders at the Stage Directors + Choreographers Society, the theatrical union for directors, The Drama League, and many other director-centric programs to connect and mutually grow our interest in serving theatre directors and their significant impact on arts and culture.

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Building a Director-Centered Community
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Building a Director-Centered Community

17 October 2022

The team at Directors Gathering discuss their organization’s work to create space for directors that fosters both artistic and human connection.