Pasadena based theater company A Noise Within has selected Douglas Love-Ramos to take the reins as managing director beginning August 1.
By News Desk
Douglas Love-Ramos has spent much of his career running theaters and other major arts institutions throughout the country.
He most recently served as managing director of Orlando Shakespeare Theater. Douglas previously served as CEO/producing director of Walden Playhouse, the live division of film studio Walden Media (Anshutz Film Group), and as producing director of FamilyStage San Francisco at the historic Orpheum Theater. He also conceived and annually staged the education centerpiece program, Rock Odyssey, for Miami’s Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. Douglas is the author of more than 30 books published by HarperCollins, Disney Press, World Book Encyclopedia and others. He built two theaters and a children’s museum, and he created the arts education product World Book’s Dramatic Learning, which is used by 11 million classroom students worldwide.
From the moment I connected with ANW, something clicked.I felt that I found a home where I could bring my professional experiences and my passion for live theater. A Noise Within is dedicated to retelling classic stories to resonate with today’s audiences. I feel honored to collaborate with these fine artists, dedicated board and professional staff in writing the company’s next chapter.”
A Noise Within co-artistic directors Geoff Elliott and Julia Rodriguez-Elliott said in a joint statement: “[Douglas] background and skill set jumped out at us from the very beginning. Then, when we met with him, our shared passion for classic theater and vision for running an arts organization became clear. At every turn, we became more convinced that he would be the perfect partner for us. We are confident that Douglas will play a critical role in the theater’s bright future.”
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