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Exit Strategy

  Artistic Director Elizabeth Hunter By 2025 I will have led Theatre@First for more than twenty years.  It has been one of the greatest joys of my life and I am incredibly proud of what we have achieved together.  But it will be time for me to stop and let a new generation of leaders decide the next steps of our journey. Generational transition is a very delicate time for any organization.  My hope is that by June 2024--just three years from now--we will have a plan in place for how Theatre@First will be led after I step down.  Ideally a new person or team would take over at that point--or sooner--giving us at least a year in which they can pick my brain and rely on my experience as we transition responsibilities and they develop their own vision for the future.  And then I would step back entirely and plan not to work with Theatre@First in any capacity for at least a year, to give the new leadership team the space to make this wonderful place truly their own.  We do not have the luxur