Jamien Lundy Forrest
Jamien began her role as General Manager of Vermont Stage in 2014 and for the past fifteen years she has worked for theaters throughout the region in many capacities including production, design, administration, and education. She was stage manager for Vermont Stage way back in 2005 and again from 2010-2014. Jamien lived in New York City where she spent over two years working at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts with Lincoln Center Institute (now called Lincoln Center Education) where she served on the production team as technical supervisor and contributed administratively as rental coordinator for the Clark Studio Theater and Samuel’s Teaching Studio. She also worked Off-Broadway at New World Stages as stage manager and licensed laser operator for The Gazillion Bubble Show. She has additional experience as technical director and Youth Theater Director at the Palace Theatre in Manchester, New Hampshire and spent two seasons on tour with American Theater Arts for Youth. She has also worked as a freelance lighting designer for NYCDA in NYC, Wallis Knot Theater (NYC), Vermont Stage, SEABA’s Strut! Fashion Show (Burlington, VT) and Flynn Arts (Burlington, VT). Jamien holds a B.A. from The University of Vermont and lives in Colchester with her husband, two young boys, and three dogs.