Molly Merrihew

(She/Her/Hers)

Managing Director
molly@wamtheatre.com

Molly is an arts administrator and theatre maker. She has worked in the performing arts sector for over ten years, honing her skills in communications, fundraising and strategic planning. Molly worked with WAM in the role of Artistic Associate from 2014-2018, curating and producing the Fresh Takes Reading Series. Past experience includes eight years at Shakespeare & Company working in publicity and marketing, and before that at the Florida Studio Theatre in a variety of capacities including communications and patron services. In addition to her full-time work Molly is a consultant for artists and arts organizations in the Berkshires, Boston, New York, and beyond. Over the years she has also had the opportunity to fulfill her passion for directing; she is passionate about new play development, ensemble based work, and storytelling that showcases female+ artists. Molly has an M.S. in Arts Administration with a Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Management from Boston University. She graduated with a B.A. in Theatre and English-Creative Writing from the State University of New York at Potsdam, where she now serves as a Women & Leadership Alumnae Mentor (Go Bears!). She is a member of Berkshire Business and Professional Women association, and an active BRIDGE Race Task Force member. Molly loves living and working in the Berkshires, outside of theatre she enjoys gardening and spending time outdoors, usually with her husband and energetic pup!

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