- Assistant Professor
- CVPA - Director of Arts Administration
- Brown Building 109B
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Hannah Grannemann brings the experience of a 17-year career in the arts, mostly in non-profit theatre, to her leadership of the Arts Administration Program in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA). In addition to her appointment in CVPA she is a Coleman Fellow in Entrepreneurship at UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics.
Prior to joining UNCG in 2017, she was the Executive Director of the Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, the Managing Director of PlayMakers Repertory Company in Chapel Hill, NC, Associate Managing Director of Yale Repertory Theatre, Associate Producer of the 2006 opening events at the Guthrie Theatre, Managing Director of ACTIVE EYE, and Associate Consultant at C.W. Shaver & Company in New York City, a firm specializing in fundraising and strategic planning for arts and cultural organizations. She has worked with Snug Harbor Productions, a general management company working on Broadway and Off-Broadway, New York Stage & Film and Elissa Myers Casting.
Hannah created a Theatre Management Minor and taught Theatre Management in the Department of Dramatic Art at UNC-Chapel Hill.
She was the Secretary of the League of Resident Theatres (LORT) and a member of LORT’s first Diversity Task Force, Secretary of the Board of Directors of Arts North Carolina, and Treasurer of the Board of Directors for Theatre for Young Audiences/USA. Hannah has served on grants panels for the National Endowment for the Arts, the North Carolina Arts Council and ArtsGreensboro. She has presented on organizational and grant application budgeting for the North Carolina Theatre Conference.
Hannah holds a BFA in Theatre from New York University/Tisch School of the Arts, an MFA in Theatre Management from the Yale School of Drama, and an MBA from the Yale School of Management. Her research interests include audience engagement and its impact on organizational sustainability, organizational behavior in arts/creative organizations and businesses, and finding solutions to longstanding structural problems in the arts.