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MTC Appoints Nicki Hunter Artistic Producer


MTC Appoints Nicki Hunter Artistic Producer

Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director, and Barry Grove, Executive Producer, have named Nicki Hunter Artistic Producer at Manhattan Theatre Club. In this capacity she will be responsible for working with the artistic team on season programming as well as producing current MTC shows.

Hunter joined Manhattan Theatre Club as an intern 10 years ago, and then went on to work as Lynne Meadow's assistant, then as Artistic Associate, and since 2015, as Line Producer.

Hunter said, "I'm thrilled to take on this new role at MTC. I'm especially looking forward to working with and supporting the talented artists at MTC-both new and returning-and continuing my very valuable collaboration with Lynne Meadow, Barry Grove, and the entire MTC staff. I am truly fortunate to be part of this incredibly vital organization and I am excited for this next chapter."

"I have enormous respect and admiration for Nicki, and I'm confident that she will have a dynamic impact on MTC's artistic profile," said Lynne Meadow.

As Line Producer, Hunter worked on productions including Simon Stephens' HEISENBERG starring Mary-Louise Parker (on and off-Broadway), Qui Nguyen's VIETGONE, Melissa Ross' OF GOOD STOCK, Penelope Skinner's THE RUINS OF CIVILIZATION and LINDA, Richard Greenberg's OUR MOTHER'S BRIEF AFFAIR, Abe Koogler's FULFILLMENT CENTER, Donja R. Love's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS, Jaclyn Backhaus' INDIA PALE ALE, Tarell Alvin McCraney's CHOIR BOY (Tony nominated for Best Play), and Bess Wohl's CONTINUITY. She also runs MTC's Directing Fellowship Program and helps put together the numerous MTC developmental readings and workshops.

Hunter's past credits include producing at NYMF and working for Prospect Theatre Company as well as Cape Repertory Theatre. She has volunteered her time to work with the Ackerman Institute's Gender and Family Project. Hunter interned at Calleri Casting and Binder Casting. At the Summer Play Festival, where she apprenticed, she worked on Matthew Lopez's play TIO PEPE (later entitled SOMEWHERE) and Joe Iconis' musical THE BLACK SUITS.

Hunter graduated with high honors from Lehigh University, where she studied both Theatre and Business. She also attended the British American Drama Academy in London and the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York.

MTC's artistic team includes Elizabeth Rothman, Director of Artistic Development; Stephen M. Kaus, Director of Artistic Producing; Amy Loe, Director of Artistic Operations and Communication; Scott Kaplan, Literary Manager/Sloan Project Manager; and Rosie DiVincenzo, Artistic Associate.

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