Beth Whitaker is Associate Artistic Director of Signature Theatre in New York. She has been with Signature since 1999 and was part of creating and implementing new artistic programs for Signature’s three-theatre complex on 42nd Street, the Pershing Square Signature Center, which opened in January 2012. She is honored to have worked with all Signature Playwrights-in-Residence to date.
Beth has also held artistic and literary positions at Tectonic Theater Project, the O’Neill Playwrights Conference, the Williamstown Theatre Festival, the New Harmony Project, and the Alliance Theatre. She has a BFA in Theatre from Southern Methodist University and an MFA in Dramaturgy from Columbia University. She is from Macon, Georgia.