Bari Newport – Producing Artistic Director

Most recently, Bari was Artistic Associate at the Tony Award winning Alliance Theatre in Atlanta.  Previously, she was Artistic Associate/Literary Manager at the Pasadena Playhouse, Associate Producer at Horizon Theatre and Associate Director of Florida Repertory Theatre.  As a producer, Bari has been responsible for the creation and stabilization of a wide range of artistic initiatives including extensive work in new play development, education and community engagement.  As a director and actor, her work has been seen at Horizon Theatre Company, Greenbrier Valley Theatre, American Stage, Cumberland County Playhouse, Florida Repertory Theatre, Sacramento Theatre Company, Westport County Playhouse and the Williamstown Theatre Festival.  Bari holds a BFA from the University of Southern California, where her efforts yielded the creation of the Bill White Memorial Theatre Collection, USC’s first and only theatrical library.  She received her MFA from the University of Iowa.  Bari was a proud recipient of the TCG New Generations: Future Leaders grant, funded by the Carnegie and Doris Duke Foundations.  www.barinewport.com

207-947-6618 ext. 105

bari@penobscottheatre.org