Ross joined Westport Country Playhouse as managing director in February 2009. He served since 2002 as managing director of
CENTERSTAGE in Baltimore, the award-winning State Theater of Maryland. Previously, Ross was managing director of Long Wharf
Theatre (1997-2002), where he was on the producing team for the commercial transfer of the Pulitzer Prize winner, Wit. He was
general manager, and business and box office manager at Hartford Stage (1986-1996). Ross served as program officer/project
director at National Arts Stabilization, and worked with Baltimore Opera Company and Alley Theater, Houston. Ross has consulted
in fundraising, board development and strategic planning for theaters nationwide, including Kansas City Repertory Theatre, SITI
Company, Wilma Theater, Trinity Repertory Company and Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. He has been a panelist for programs hosted
by the National Endowment for the Arts, Theatre Communications Group and New England Foundation for the Arts, among others, and
was an adjunct professor in Yale University School of Drama Theater Management Program.
Header Photo: Karen Akers & Darius de Haas (Sing For Your Shakespeare). Photo by Carol Rosegg.