Julie Saltzman Kellner
Julie Saltzman Kellner (Managing Director) joined Aurora Theatre Company direct from Chicago where she served as General Manager and then Producing Director at American Theater Company (ATC) where she produced a number of shows including Greg Kotis and Mark Hollmann’s Urinetown follow up, Yeast Nation (the triumph of life). Prior to joining ATC she served as Managing Director at Seanachai Theatre Company. She has also worked as Associate Producer, Production Manager, Stage Manager, and Production Assistant at theatres throughout Chicago including Seanachai, Shapeshifters Theatre, Strawdog Theatre Company, Eclipse Theatre Company, and Victory Gardens Theatre and at regional theaters including Colorado Shakespeare Festival and Utah Shakespearean Festival. Julie holds a Bachelors of Arts in Theatre from Loyola University and a Masters of Arts Management from Columbia College Chicago where she completed a thesis titled More Discounts, More Money?: The State of Discount Theatre Tickets. At Columbia College, she was a Paul Berger Graduate Fellowship Nominee. Julie is the founder of the Berkeley Arts Connect internship program, former Chair of the Berkeley Cultural Trust and a member of Theatre Bay Area’s Theatre Services Committee.