Abby Marcus is a producer, general manager, and consultant. She was the Managing Director and Lead Producer for the OBIE Award winning “geek theatre” company, Vampire Cowboys. In addition, Abby worked with St. Ann’s Warehouse, as their Director of Finance during their $32M capital campaign for, and eventual move to, their permanent home in the Tobacco Warehouse in Brooklyn Bridge Park. She has previously served as the General Manager/Interim Managing Director for the Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis, the Managing Director for the Dramatists’ Guild of America, the General Manager for HERE Arts Center, the Company Manager for LAByrinth Theater Company, and the Director of Finance for Baryshnikov Arts Center. With Vampire Cowboys, Abby produced the critically acclaimed productions of The Inexplicable Redemption of Agent G (which transferred Off-Broadway in co-production with Ma-Yi Theatre Company); Alice in Slasherland; Soul Samurai (GLAAD Media Award nominee); Fight Girl Battle World (NY Innovative Theater Award nominee for outstanding production); and many more. In Vampire Cowboys’ Battle Ranch studio, Abby created and produced The Saturday Night Saloon series, a monthly theater party that featured six new one act plays shown in monthly serialized episodes. Saloon alumni artists include A. Rey Pamatmat, Megan Mostyn-Brown, Mac Rogers, Crystal Skillman, and Webb Wilcoxen.
Abby also works with A + A Arts Consultants to aid small non-profits with strategic planning, organizational structure, institutional support, and financial management. She previously served as Chair for the Honorary Awards Committee for the New York Innovative Theater Awards and was a founding Board Member for the League of Independent Theatre, New York. Education: MA in Performing Arts Administration from NYU, BA in Drama from Ithaca College.