Elizabeth K. Auman
Elizabeth joined TimeLine Theatre in October 2007 and since then has overseen budget growth of more than 90 percent, the largest capital improvements in the company's history, extended runs of THE PITMEN PAINTERS, FIORELLO!, THE HISTORY BOYS, THE FARNSWORTH INVENTION and THE FRONT PAGE, and the expansion of TimeLine's programming to additional venues, including productions of ALL MY SONS at the Greenhouse Theater Center and A WALK IN THE WOODS at Theater Wit, among other successes.
Prior to TimeLine, Elizabeth spent 15 years at Victory Gardens Theater, the last 12 as general manager. During that time she helped guide Victory Gardens through major periods of transition and accomplishment, including budget growth from $1.2 million to $3 million, an $11.8 million capital campaign, receiving the Tony Award for Regional Theatre in 2001 and the move to the Biograph Theater in 2006. She also has held various administrative positions at Chicago Shakespeare Theater and DePaul University’s Blackstone Theatre (now the Merle Reskin Theatre).
Elizabeth has served four times on PACT/Equity negotiation teams and was on the board of Strawdog Theatre and Step Right Up Productions. She has a BFA degree in theater from Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington and was the recipient of Eclipse Theatre Company’s 2010
updated June 2012