Timperman is Exec. Director of New Olympus Theatricals
Olympus Productions has announced the formation of Olympus Theatricals, with Elizabeth Timperman assuming the role of Executive Director.
Timperman comes to Olympus Theatricals, LLC after four and half years at New York Stage and Film (SAF) where she served as Executive Director. At SAF she produced over 50 new plays and musicals by artists such as John Patrick Shanley, Beth Henley, David Marshall Grant, Keith Bunin, Steven Sater, Joanna Murray-Smith and Zach Helm. Prior to SAF she was the Producing Associate for Signature Theatre Company producing the first half of the Lanford Wilson season, including the acclaimed off-Broadway production of Burn This. She was the Producing Director at The New Group from 1999-2002, producing three seasons of new plays. She is a co- founder of Pure Orange Productions. In film she produced the short film, Why Don't You Dance? (Hamptons Film Festival). She was the Story Editor, Creative Executive and finally Director of Development for Danny DeVito's Jersey Films.
"We are thrilled to have Liz on board in this major role to develop our theatrical program," states Dean Vanech, Chairman and CEO of Olympus Productions, LLC. "Liz possesses a balance of experience and energy that is unique and admired by her peers in the industry," added Mr. Vanech.
Olympus Theatricals, LLC was formed in 2007 in order to acquire independent and commercial theater projects for production. The company seeks innovative new material as well as adaptations and revivals of classics.
Olympus Theatricals, LLC, and its affiliate Olympus Pictures, LLC, both headquartered in Morristown, NJ, are subsidiaries of Olympus Productions, LLC. Olympus Pictures recently Executive Produced "The Narrows" with Serenade Films, an indie drama starring Kevin Zegers and Vincent D'Onofrio slated for release in 2008.
Olympus Productions, LLC is owned by Olympus Holdings, LLC, an independent firm engaged through its various subsidiaries and affiliates in energy, commercial finance and entertainment.