Ken-Matt Martin

Ken-Matt Martin was recently appointed as the new Artistic Director of Victory Gardens Theatre in Chicago. He is the co-founder of Pyramid Theatre Company in Des Moines, Iowa where he served as Executive Director from 2015 until 2018. Martin’s producing and directing credits in Des Moines have received thirty-four Cloris Leachman Excellence in Theatre Award nominations, including two awards for Best Play and a Special Honor for Martin in 2016 for his exemplary service to the Des Moines arts community. From 2019 to 2021 Martin served as the Associate Producer of Goodman Theatre. Prior to his time at Goodman, he served as the Producing Director of Williamstown Theatre Festival from 2018-2019. Select directing credits include: Civil Sex, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Prowess, tick..tick..Boom (Brown/Trinity Rep), Fences, Mississippi Goddamn, Prowess, The Amen Corner (Pyramid Theatre), Tripping Over Roots (Rites and Reason Theatre)Shakuntala (Gateway Dance Theatre), and A Son, Come Home and Brotherhood (Williamstown Theatre Festival). He received two undergraduate degrees from Drake University and his M.F.A. in Directing from Brown University. In addition to his producing credits, Martin has numerous directing/acting credits: more info can be found at http://www.kenmatt.com

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