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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 [email protected], 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.