Apr 21, Robb Hunt & Megan Adams, Village Theatre, Theatre on the Eastside – History and Prognosis
ROBB HUNT (Executive Producer) helped found Village Theatre in 1979 and has been involved as producer for the theatre ever since. Robb was an avid performer for many years with experience as a principal actor and dancer in several Puget Sound theatre companies. With a background in business, Robb was a strong hand as a consultant in the field of Arts Management; several of his clients included The 5th Avenue Theatre, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Seattle Rep, Seattle Symphony, The Museum of Flight, The Carnegie, and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Robb is dedicated to commissioning and developing musicals and has been the driving force in the inclusion of new musicals in Village Theatre programming. He has collaborated on the creation of productions such as Eleanor, Next to Normal, The Ark, Million Dollar Quartet, and Making Tracks. Village Theatre has become an active member of the National Alliance for Musical Theatre, and Robb has served on its New Works committee and was on the Board of Directors. He has served on the Board of Theatre Puget Sound and as a peer panelist and evaluator for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).
MEGAN ADAMS (Individual and Corporate Giving Manager) Megan’s involvement in Village Theatre began at the early age of 5 when she stepped onto the stage as a Last Fairytale in Village Theatre’s first New Musical, Beanstalk. As a teen, Megan tried her hand in choreography and direction through Village Theatre’s youth education program, now called KIDSTAGE. Since then, Megan has enjoyed multiple exciting career paths including being an Assistant Producer on KOMO TV, scouting and script writing for “Bill Nye the Science Guy,” acting as the Marketing Director and Mad Scientist for educational entertainment group-Mad Science of Seattle, hosting Comcast’s TV Show “Home in on It,” and now supporting and celebrating Major Donors and Business Sponsors as the Individual and Corporate Giving Manager of Village Theatre. Megan also enjoys teaching dance through Village Theatre’s advanced training program, Institute, and choreographing for theatres and studios across the region. Megan is passionate about supporting her students and the generous donors and businesses that invest in Village Theatre. Megan is also a proud Rotarian!