Tulsa, OK — American Theatre Company’s Board of Directors announced today that Meghan Hurley will serve as the organization’s new Executive Director, effective immediately. Hurley served as the Artistic Director of Theatre Pops until the organization merged with American Theatre Company on June 1st.
“We are happy to have Meghan on board,” said ATC Board President Jerry Nutt. “This will make American Theatre Company a stronger organization for future shows and will ensure we continue to raise the bar on the quality of theatre in Tulsa.”
“It is an honor to serve American Theatre Company as its new Executive Director,” said Hurley. “I am happy to be working with the Board of Directors to expand ATC’s programs and reach to better serve Tulsa and our theatre community. I look forward to working with this incredibly talented, hard-working team for many years to come.”
American Theatre Company’s 49th season opens with Shakespeare in Love running August 3-12, 2018 at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center in the newly remodeled Liddy Doenges Theatre. On August 11th, ATC will also host its annual fundraiser, Legends of Hollywood, at the Mayo Hotel in downtown Tulsa.
About American Theatre Company
In the summer of 1970, Kitty Roberts and a group of former University of Tulsa students founded American Theatre Company as a professionally-oriented theatrical company. ATC’s popularity grew through many incredible shows, including its annual production of A Christmas Carol. In recent years ATC has been honored with six TATE Awards for productions including Waiting for Godot, Twelve Angry Men, and In The Next Room (The Vibrator Play). ATC performs shows both at the PAC and at their home, Studio 308, in downtown Tulsa.
About Theatre Pops:
Founded in 1989, Theatre Pops is an award winning theatre company located in the heart of downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma. Providing strong messages and compelling stories for and by the community we serve, Theatre Pops is “pulling back the curtain,” and putting the stories we tell and the community we serve at the heart of all we do. Theatre Pops has won multiple TATE awards for their productions including last month’s Second Place TATE award win for their critically lauded production of The Last Days of Judas Iscariot.