Adjunct Professorial Lecturer
Department of Performing Arts
Jeffrey Herrmann is the Managing Director of Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. He came to Washington, DC, in September 2007 from Perseverance Theatre in Juneau, Alaska, where he served as Producing Director for eight years. During his time in Alaska, he oversaw the production of eleven world premieres and eight statewide tours and he completed twin $1 million capital and endowment campaigns. Jeffrey grew up in West Hartford, CT, and received his BA in English at Vassar College and his MFA in Theatre Management at the Yale School of Drama. Prior to his enrollment at Yale, he served as Managing Director of the Albany Berkshire Ballet in Pittsfield, MA. During his time at Yale, he worked at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, CA and as Associate Managing Director of the Yale Repertory Theatre. Jeffrey serves on the board of dog & pony dc and he previously served on the boards of the Foraker Group and the Alaska Arts and Culture Foundation. He has served as a panelist for the Alaska State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Pew Charitable Trusts, and Theatre Communications Group. He has taught arts administration at the University of Alaska Southeast and, currently, teaches in the graduate arts management program at both American University and George Mason University. Jeffrey also worked as a sound designer on multiple productions at Perseverance Theatre and, most recently, at Georgetown University, 1st Stage, and Washington Shakespeare Company.