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Kristen van Ginhoven is the Producing Artistic Director and co-founder of WAM Theatre in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. WAM’s vision is to create opportunity for women and girls through a mission of theatre as philanthropy.

Kristen van Ginhoven is the Producing Artistic Director and co-founder of WAM Theatre in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. WAM’s vision is to create opportunity for women and girls through a mission of theatre as philanthropy. WAM has donated over $65,700 to organizations taking action in girls education, women’s leadership, teen pregnancy prevention, sexual trafficking awareness, midwife training and more. Member of the 2013 Lincoln Center Director’s Lab and the prestigious Michael Langham Workshop for Classical Direction at the Stratford Festival of Canada. WAM credits include ANN (co-production with Dorset Theatre Festival), In Darfur (New England Premiere) and Emilie (New England Premiere). Elsewhere, Kristen’s selected directing credits include Ann (Arena Stage/Dallas Theatre Center), Disgraced, I and You (Chester Theatre), The Whale (Adirondack Theatre Festival), 10 Minute Play Festival (Barrington Stage Company), Petticoats of Steel (Capital Repertory Theatre). She has an MA from Emerson College, where she received the Presidential Fellowship.